The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - 33 -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 0.49% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £27.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+32.11% +2.83%
Solaris
Cheshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
51 93 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 23.39% 45.15% 33.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 49 10
Median daily rate £413 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £500 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 12
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -44.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Solaris
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Chester region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (100.00%) vRealize
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) VMware