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 30 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 37 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 18 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.87% 0.61% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.04% 2.01% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 1
Median daily rate £375 £420 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -26.00%
Solaris
South West

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
138 149 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 29.68% 30.47% 25.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 88 68
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £150 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 3
Median hourly rate £12.75 £12.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.78 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £41.50 £190.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham 0 2 £393 -6.54%
Gloucester - 1 £375 - 1
Filton - 1 £388 -
Solaris
South West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 28 (87.50%) Unix
1 28 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 24 (75.00%) Linux
3 16 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 14 (43.75%) Oracle
5 13 (40.63%) Shell Script
5 13 (40.63%) Oracle Database
6 12 (37.50%) DV Cleared
7 11 (34.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (34.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (34.38%) Red Hat
7 11 (34.38%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (31.25%) DNS
8 10 (31.25%) DHCP
8 10 (31.25%) VMware
9 9 (28.13%) Oracle EBS R12
9 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
9 9 (28.13%) vSphere
9 9 (28.13%) Kernel Tuning
10 7 (21.88%) yum
10 7 (21.88%) Mentoring
10 7 (21.88%) Oracle ERP
10 7 (21.88%) ERP
10 7 (21.88%) E-business
11 6 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
11 6 (18.75%) Data Guard
11 6 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (15.63%) TOWER Software
12 5 (15.63%) Oracle RMAN

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 (6.25%) Oracle 10gAS
1 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) DHCP
1 10 (31.25%) DNS
2 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.50%) Firewall
3 4 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (3.13%) IPv6
4 1 (3.13%) LAN
4 1 (3.13%) SAN
4 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) Oracle Database
2 11 (34.38%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) DBA
2 12 (37.50%) Oracle DBA
2 12 (37.50%) Unix Engineer
3 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared DBA
4 4 (12.50%) Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 4 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Linux Scripter
6 1 (3.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Solaris Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Unix Scripter
6 1 (3.13%) Unix Scripting Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (87.50%) Unix
2 24 (75.00%) Linux
3 11 (34.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (3.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (28.13%) Kernel Tuning
3 7 (21.88%) E-business
3 7 (21.88%) ERP
3 7 (21.88%) Mentoring
4 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.38%) Migration
4 3 (9.38%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (6.25%) High Availability
5 2 (6.25%) Innovation Management
5 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.25%) SDLC
5 2 (6.25%) Time Management
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL
6 1 (3.13%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (3.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) Shell Script
2 4 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) Bourne shell
3 1 (3.13%) Korn
Qualifications
1 28 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 16 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (37.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) vSphere
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (6.25%) SRDF
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) yum
2 6 (18.75%) Data Guard
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (6.25%) NetBackup
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (3.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Oracle
2 11 (34.38%) Red Hat
3 10 (31.25%) VMware
4 5 (15.63%) TOWER Software
5 4 (12.50%) Endeca
6 2 (6.25%) EMC
6 2 (6.25%) Veritas
7 1 (3.13%) HP
7 1 (3.13%) NetApp
7 1 (3.13%) Symantec