The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salisbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 11.11% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.15% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £488 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.60 £30.60
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +32.67%
Solaris
Wiltshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Salisbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 24.07% 3.23% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 3
Average daily rate £425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £450 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Salisbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Salisbury

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Salisbury

Solaris
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Salisbury

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Salisbury region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris.

1 6 (100.00%) Perl
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Apache
1 6 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) RHCE
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (100.00%) LAMP
1 6 (100.00%) Samba
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
1 6 (100.00%) Wiki
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) CentOS
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Salisbury by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Salisbury region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) Apache
1 6 (100.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) CentOS
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) RHCE
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat