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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.32% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.89% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £260 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £39.00 £33.43
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +16.67%
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
53 53 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 16.93% 17.43% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 19
Average daily rate £370 £235 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.44% +1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £110 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £19.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -9.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.40 £16.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 £260 -
Solaris
South West

Solaris
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Nagios
3 1 (33.33%) SUSE
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) AIX

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle