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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
South West / Bristol
Rank 63 66 68
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Solaris 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.40% 0.37% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.00% 2.34% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £363 £411 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.85% +7.86%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £394
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +25.51%

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
100 128 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.42% 15.92% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 75 119
Median daily rate £325 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £120 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £442 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 9
Median hourly rate £18.50 £27.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.72% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £14.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.25 £44.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 18 January 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%) NetApp
2 6 (60.00%) Veritas
2 6 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (50.00%) Symantec
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) NetBackup
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (30.00%) Information Security
5 3 (30.00%) CISM
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (30.00%) Validation
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) CISSP
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) CLAS
5 3 (30.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (30.00%) Threat Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (30.00%) PKI
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Freedom of Information Act
5 3 (30.00%) Qualys
5 3 (30.00%) Network Security
5 3 (30.00%) DevOps
5 3 (30.00%) SDLC

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