The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - 39 -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 1.50% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 5.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £230 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.73% -4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.43% -18.46%
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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 Suffolk region.

Operating Systems Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
49 73 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 19.84% 27.44% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 44 10
Average daily rate £400 £213 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.23% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £135 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £404 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £33.25
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 Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Solaris
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) CA Wily
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Garbage Collection

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 (100.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Garbage Collection
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas