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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.61% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.66%
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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 Somerset region.

Operating Systems Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
64 48 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 19.45% 13.15% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 17
Average daily rate £375 £325 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £415 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 10
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £36.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) SUSE
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Multicast
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) NAS
4 1 (20.00%) SRDF
4 1 (20.00%) FCoE
4 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Intel
4 1 (20.00%) SAN

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
1 1 (20.00%) FCoE
1 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (20.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (20.00%) SQLPlus
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (20.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (40.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Server Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) SUSE
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) NFS
1 1 (20.00%) SRDF
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Intel
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco