The first table below looks at the demand for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South Wales region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - 40 41
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.61% 0.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.60% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.60 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.28%
Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
129 77 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.63% 23.48% 24.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 50 41
Average daily rate £250 £313 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £140 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £11.35 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.96% -7.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.03 £15.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Solaris
Wales

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bridgend - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Solaris
Wales

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 5 (100.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Apache
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) SMTP
2 4 (80.00%) NFS
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) SSL
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) RHCE
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (80.00%) RHEV
3 1 (20.00%) Korn
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) SQLPlus
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Ant

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 4 (80.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SMTP
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (20.00%) SQLPlus
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Ivy
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX Support
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) JDBC
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) NFS
1 4 (80.00%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle