The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank - - 37
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - 1.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £43.75 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.06%

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

Operating Systems Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
62 61 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.68% 18.89% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 30 53
Median daily rate £413 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £170 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 19 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +128.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) Converged Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) 3PAR
3 1 (33.33%) VCAP
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) CommVault
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Converged Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) VCAP
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) Simpana
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) 3PAR
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) CommVault