The table below looks at the statistics for OpenSolaris skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenSolaris over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenSolaris
Rank - - 617
Contract jobs citing OpenSolaris 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.002%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12527 12377 12102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.41% 22.16% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7822 7037 6793
Average daily rate £387 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.01% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 684 1015 1043
Average hourly rate £16.76 £16.20 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £38.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

OpenSolaris
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenSolaris within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

OpenSolaris Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OpenSolaris
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OpenSolaris within the UK.

OpenSolaris Daily Rate Trend in the UK