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 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
South West / Bristol
Rank 66 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 4 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.48% 2.14% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.15% 10.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 0
Median daily rate £231 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.33% -
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 - £43.75 £39.75
% change year-on-year
- +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 Bristol region.

Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
127 180 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 15.30% 20.27% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 115 103
Median daily rate £345 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £120 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 15
Median hourly rate £17.50 £31.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.54% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £14.60 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £49.50 £79.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

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
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 25 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 9 (90.00%) Unix
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) NetApp
3 5 (50.00%) Veritas
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (40.00%) Symantec
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) NetBackup
5 3 (30.00%) DevOps
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) CISSP
6 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (20.00%) CISM
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Validation
6 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (20.00%) Information Security
6 2 (20.00%) CESG
6 2 (20.00%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (20.00%) PKI
6 2 (20.00%) Degree

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 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Unix Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) CLAS Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) CLAS Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) NetBackup Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Support
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) CESG
1 2 (20.00%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
1 2 (20.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 2 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Unix
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Threat Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (20.00%) CISM
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
1 2 (20.00%) CLAS
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (20.00%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (40.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (20.00%) Nessus
3 2 (20.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) NetApp
2 5 (50.00%) Veritas
3 4 (40.00%) Symantec
4 2 (20.00%) Qualys
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft