The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - 36 -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.45% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -2.09%
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 Somerset region.

Operating Systems Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
50 53 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 14.53% 23.87% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 11
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £174 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £340 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Average hourly rate £14.25 £18.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.75 £33.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -8.57%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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
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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
Bath - - - - 1
Taunton - - - -
Solaris
South West

Solaris
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX Technical Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Sun