The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.74% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.41% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £416 £389
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +7.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.67 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-1.82% -36.22%
Solaris
Gloucestershire

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

Operating Systems Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
27 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 23.48% 25.56% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 17
Median daily rate £350 £436 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.77% +58.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £180 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.66 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +4.12%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) Unix
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (44.44%) Endeca
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (44.44%) Network Security
3 4 (44.44%) Data Guard
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
4 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
5 2 (22.22%) WSDL
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Time Management
5 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (22.22%) Innovation Management
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) IPv6
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) DBA
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared DBA
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Unix
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Innovation Management
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
2 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) Bourne shell
3 1 (11.11%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Data Guard
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (11.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Endeca
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Veritas
3 1 (11.11%) VMware