The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 40 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.81% - 0.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.70% - 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £315 - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £23.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+117.39% -42.50%
Solaris
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
54 51 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 21.77% 21.25% 25.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 31
Median daily rate £325 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £500 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 10
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Solaris
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Kent region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware