The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 57 - 72
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 15 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.67% - 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.20% - 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-9.62% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.25 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-3.35% -11.30%
Solaris
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
183 161 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 20.33% 17.91% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 97 110
Median daily rate £325 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £125 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 21
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.25 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% +10.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £22.50 £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Solaris
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 19 (95.00%) Unix
1 19 (95.00%) NetApp
1 19 (95.00%) Veritas
1 19 (95.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 18 (90.00%) Oracle
3 17 (85.00%) NetBackup
3 17 (85.00%) Symantec
4 11 (55.00%) DevOps
5 8 (40.00%) Risk Management
5 8 (40.00%) Project Management
6 7 (35.00%) Freedom of Information
6 7 (35.00%) Data Protection
6 7 (35.00%) Freedom of Information Act
7 6 (30.00%) NHS
8 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 5 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (10.00%) Linux
11 1 (5.00%) PKI
11 1 (5.00%) Degree
11 1 (5.00%) CESG
11 1 (5.00%) CESG CLAS
11 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
11 1 (5.00%) Nessus
11 1 (5.00%) Nmap
11 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
11 1 (5.00%) Validation
11 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
11 1 (5.00%) Information Security
11 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) Network Security
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Administrator
2 13 (65.00%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (60.00%) Unix Administrator
4 11 (55.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 4 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Solaris Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) NetBackup Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Solaris Administrator
7 2 (10.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Network Security Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) Risk Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) Telecoms Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Freedom of Information
1 7 (35.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 6 (30.00%) NHS
3 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) CESG
4 1 (5.00%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) DevOps
2 8 (40.00%) Project Management
2 8 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 7 (35.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (5.00%) SDLC
4 1 (5.00%) Threat Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
4 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.00%) CISM
2 1 (5.00%) CISSP
2 1 (5.00%) CLAS
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 19 (95.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 17 (85.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.00%) Nessus
3 1 (5.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) NetApp
1 19 (95.00%) Veritas
2 18 (90.00%) Oracle
3 17 (85.00%) Symantec
4 1 (5.00%) Qualys