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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Cheshire / Chester
Rank - 26 -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 0.79% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 3.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.75 £39.75
% change year-on-year
- +10.06%

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
13 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 13.98% 22.05% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 5
Median daily rate £278 £300 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 8
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.84 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.95% +20.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £14.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £25.00 £14.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

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