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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 59 65 71
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs citing Solaris 10 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.21% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.92% 1.21% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 1
Median daily rate £350 £356 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £387 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+41.50% -
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
169 165 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 20.39% 18.92% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 117 64
Median daily rate £340 £328 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.81% -12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 28
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £17.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.25%

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
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 24 May 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 24 May 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 28 (96.55%) Unix
2 23 (79.31%) Oracle
3 22 (75.86%) NetApp
3 22 (75.86%) Veritas
4 21 (72.41%) Symantec
4 21 (72.41%) Oracle RMAN
5 19 (65.52%) NetBackup
6 8 (27.59%) Risk Management
6 8 (27.59%) Linux
7 7 (24.14%) Project Management
7 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
7 7 (24.14%) Freedom of Information
7 7 (24.14%) Freedom of Information Act
7 7 (24.14%) Data Protection
8 6 (20.69%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (17.24%) NHS
10 4 (13.79%) DevOps
11 3 (10.34%) SDLC
11 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 3 (10.34%) PCI DSS
11 3 (10.34%) Qualys
11 3 (10.34%) Network Security
11 3 (10.34%) Cryptography
11 3 (10.34%) Nessus
11 3 (10.34%) Nmap
11 3 (10.34%) PKI
11 3 (10.34%) Windows
11 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
11 3 (10.34%) VPN
11 3 (10.34%) Firewall

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 (10.34%) Firewall
1 3 (10.34%) Network Security
1 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
1 3 (10.34%) VPN
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Operations Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (27.59%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 7 (24.14%) Administrator
3 7 (24.14%) Unix Administrator
4 5 (17.24%) Unix Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 3 (10.34%) Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Solaris Administrator
6 3 (10.34%) Solaris Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Security Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Solutions Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) ETL Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Security Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Unix Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Freedom of Information
1 7 (24.14%) Freedom of Information Act
1 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
2 5 (17.24%) NHS
3 3 (10.34%) Cryptography
3 3 (10.34%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Unix
2 8 (27.59%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Risk Management
2 7 (24.14%) Data Protection
2 7 (24.14%) Project Management
3 4 (13.79%) DevOps
4 3 (10.34%) Information Security
4 3 (10.34%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (10.34%) SDLC
4 3 (10.34%) Threat Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Validation
4 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (6.90%) ETL
6 1 (3.45%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
1 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) CISM
2 1 (3.45%) CISSP
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (10.34%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 21 (72.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 19 (65.52%) NetBackup
3 3 (10.34%) Nessus
3 3 (10.34%) Nmap
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) Oracle
2 22 (75.86%) NetApp
2 22 (75.86%) Veritas
3 21 (72.41%) Symantec
4 3 (10.34%) Qualys
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.45%) Sun