The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 68 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.59% - 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.42% - 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £473 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £33.35
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +16.94%
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
146 148 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 17.28% 17.01% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 113 58
Average daily rate £325 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £140 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 8 16
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.41% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £16.50 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Validation
3 3 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (60.00%) Information Security
3 3 (60.00%) Cryptography
3 3 (60.00%) Nessus
3 3 (60.00%) Nmap
3 3 (60.00%) PKI
3 3 (60.00%) Qualys
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (60.00%) Threat Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) CISM
4 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Sun
4 1 (20.00%) CISSP
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Principal Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Principal Security Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (60.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (60.00%) SDLC
1 3 (60.00%) Threat Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Validation
1 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Nessus
1 3 (60.00%) Nmap
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Qualys
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas
Bristol, Avon
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago