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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 43 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.93% 0.90% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.67% 3.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £23.08 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+116.68% -29.00%
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
45 58 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 13.89% 26.01% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 16
Average daily rate £250 £300 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £378 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.30 £15.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.62% +25.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.30 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £19.30 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 October 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
Taunton - 1 £225 -
Bath - - - -
Solaris
South West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) JBoss
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (40.00%) Sun
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (20.00%) Erlang
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Debian
4 1 (20.00%) Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Java

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX Technical Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Perl Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Debian
4 1 (20.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Erlang
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) JBoss
3 2 (40.00%) Sun