The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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
Wales / South Wales
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.21% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.93% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
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 South Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
107 163 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.48% 32.21% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 123 56
Median daily rate £356 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £138 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 15
Median hourly rate £11.17 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.64% -
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 South Wales

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Solaris
Top 23 Related IT Skills in South Wales

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 South Wales region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Fujitsu
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) LPAR
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Unix Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Unix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Debian
1 1 (50.00%) HPUX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Fujitsu
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Sun