The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £34.30 £30.60
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +12.09%
Solaris
South Wales

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

Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
126 64 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 38.30% 24.06% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 51 45
Median daily rate £350 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -28.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff