The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 30 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.46% - 1.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.45% - 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.80% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.35 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.44% +11.16%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Operating Systems Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29 44 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 13.43% 25.29% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 10
Average daily rate £369 £200 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.37% -25.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £375 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.11 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.64% -51.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Solaris
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Cobbler
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware