The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 48 56 21
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -35
Contract jobs citing Solaris 5 2 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.07% 0.42% 6.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.42% 1.56% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 12
Average daily rate £300 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.60 £30.60
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +32.67%
Solaris
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
146 128 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 31.26% 26.89% 39.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 81 69
Average daily rate £325 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 20
Average hourly rate £13.23 £17.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.20% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.54 £12.17 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £20.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solaris across the Gloucestershire region.

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Gloucestershire region.

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +15 4 £300 - 2
Solaris
South West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris.

1 7 (100.00%) Unix
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Data Guard
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
3 3 (42.86%) Endeca
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) HPUX
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (28.57%) IPv6
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) WSDL
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) Korn

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) IPv6
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) HPUX
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Bourne shell
2 2 (28.57%) Korn
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (14.29%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Data Guard
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Endeca
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Sun
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas
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