The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank - 47 -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 0.44% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £334 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.50 £37.63
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +20.93%

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

Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
97 121 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 26.94% 26.83% 29.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 62 80
Median daily rate £155 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £104 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £520 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 14
Median hourly rate £17.50 £42.75 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.06% +9.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £42.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £109.20 £45.25 £74.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Unix
2 9 (90.00%) Shell Script
2 9 (90.00%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (70.00%) Kernel Tuning
3 7 (70.00%) DHCP
3 7 (70.00%) DNS
3 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (70.00%) vSphere
4 6 (60.00%) DV Cleared
5 5 (50.00%) yum
5 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (50.00%) TOWER Software
5 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (20.00%) SDLC
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) EMC
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (20.00%) High Availability

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 2 (20.00%) Oracle 10gAS
1 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) DHCP
1 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Unix
3 7 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (70.00%) Kernel Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) High Availability
3 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) vSphere
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (20.00%) SRDF
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) yum
2 2 (20.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) TOWER Software
3 2 (20.00%) EMC
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle