The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 13 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 3.39% 8.82% 1.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 20.00% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
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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 Winchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
18 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 30.51% 44.12% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 13
Average daily rate £350 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £368 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% -46.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) HPUX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) NetWare
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Compaq
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Hitachi
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas
1 3 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (100.00%) HACMP
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) Korn
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (100.00%) GPFS
2 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) ERP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) HACMP
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) HPUX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) Korn
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Compaq
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) Hitachi
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas
1 3 (100.00%) VMware