The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 41 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.82% - 0.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.45% - 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £463 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £27.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+37.61% +2.83%
Solaris
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
55 63 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 14.99% 19.27% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 33 41
Median daily rate £375 £285 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £389 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 7
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.85 £21.00 £14.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) NFS
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) CommVault
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) E-business
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Netezza
2 1 (33.33%) Korn
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Dell Compellent

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) E-business
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Korn
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (33.33%) Simpana
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) CommVault
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Dell Compellent
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Netezza
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) VMware