The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - 29 34
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich - 0.61% 1.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.96% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £387 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.06% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+41.50% -
Solaris
Suffolk

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

Operating Systems Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
42 51 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 23.20% 30.91% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 20
Median daily rate £300 £225 £236
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +81.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Ipswich region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich