The first table below looks at the demand for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Maidenhead region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 13 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 8.05% 1.25% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.84% 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£220 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-18.46% -7.14%
Operating Systems Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
19 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 21.84% 31.25% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 9
Average daily rate £220 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £198 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £400 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
Solaris
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Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
2 6 (85.71%) HPUX
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
3 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
3 5 (71.43%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) Service Delivery
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL V3
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
4 4 (57.14%) Apache
5 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
5 3 (42.86%) MS Office
5 3 (42.86%) Citrix
5 3 (42.86%) TIBCO
6 2 (28.57%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (28.57%) CSG Singleview
6 2 (28.57%) HTTP
6 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (28.57%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (28.57%) EAI
6 2 (28.57%) CRM
7 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 1 (14.29%) ETL
7 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
7 1 (14.29%) IIS
7 1 (14.29%) DB2
7 1 (14.29%) Ant
7 1 (14.29%) IBM

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
2 4 (57.14%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
1 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (28.57%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Ant
1 1 (14.29%) Hudson
1 1 (14.29%) Gradle
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Environment Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Rendezvous
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
2 6 (85.71%) HPUX
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Service Delivery
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL V3
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) EAI
5 1 (14.29%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Groovy
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) TIBCO
4 2 (28.57%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (14.29%) IBM