The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - 38 57
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 1.48% 0.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 6.67% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £381 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £27.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+32.11% +2.83%
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
52 75 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 21.31% 22.19% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 59
Median daily rate £225 £251 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.45% -22.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £145 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £400 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 3
Median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £20.60 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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