The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - 31 35
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 0.50% 1.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.64% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £27.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+37.61% +2.83%
Solaris
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Operating Systems Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
52 61 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 19.55% 30.35% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 33 30
Median daily rate £300 £315 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +34.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 11
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +127.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk