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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - - 29
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - - 1.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £230
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -26.00%
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
42 44 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 18.75% 18.26% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 28
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £170 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Median hourly rate £14.50 £10.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -42.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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

Solaris
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft