The first table below looks at the demand for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the West Sussex region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 43 37 50
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.54% 1.26% 0.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.61% 5.26% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
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£320 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-18.46% -7.14%
Operating Systems Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
124 95 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 33.51% 23.93% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 40 25
Average daily rate £220 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £253 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -56.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Solaris
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Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Solaris
Top 27 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle