The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 40 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.53% 1.27% 1.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.74% 5.15% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 8
Average daily rate
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£320 £345 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £375 £374
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £37.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+55.40% +8.82%
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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 West Sussex region.

Operating Systems Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
115 97 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 30.75% 24.68% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 45 46
Average daily rate £220 £343 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.76% +18.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £448 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £23.21 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.21% -35.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.40 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.99 £45.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 29 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 29 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%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
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%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
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