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 19 August 2014 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenSolaris
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Contract jobs citing OpenSolaris 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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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 across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12688 11919 12333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.54% 22.41% 20.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7214 6603 6201
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1070 1014 1232
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.81 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.79% -3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.09 £36.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%

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

OpenSolaris
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenSolaris within the UK over the 3 months to 19 August 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dundee - - - -
Scotland - - - -

OpenSolaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OpenSolaris 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 OpenSolaris.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) CORBA
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia

OpenSolaris
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OpenSolaris 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 OpenSolaris. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) TorqueBox
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) CORBA
1 1 (100.00%) Xerces
1 1 (100.00%) Xalan
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) wxWidgets
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Lisp
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Korn
1 1 (100.00%) C-shell
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Snort
1 1 (100.00%) Squid
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) qmail
1 1 (100.00%) Sendmail
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (100.00%) OpenSSH
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Tripwire
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Qualys
1 1 (100.00%) Akamai