The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 120 141 115
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -26
Contract jobs citing Solaris 23 11 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.82% 0.35% 0.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.87% 1.77% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 27
Median daily rate £361 £369 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.03% +1.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £227 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £23.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+117.39% -42.50%
Solaris
England

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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
595 622 765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.33% 19.56% 23.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 353 398
Median daily rate £320 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £135 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
- +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 62 127
Median hourly rate £15.25 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the South West region over the 3 months to 11 December 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
Gloucestershire +11 9 £375 -3.22% 1
Wiltshire 0 5 £300 -40.00%
Cornwall - 4 £300 -
Bristol +6 1 £363 +3.57% 6
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 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 South West region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 44 (61.97%) Oracle
2 39 (54.93%) Unix
2 39 (54.93%) Linux
3 30 (42.25%) Security Cleared
4 25 (35.21%) Red Hat
5 23 (32.39%) NetBackup
6 20 (28.17%) VMware
7 19 (26.76%) SC Cleared
8 18 (25.35%) Oracle Database
9 17 (23.94%) Veritas
10 15 (21.13%) NetApp
10 15 (21.13%) Sun
10 15 (21.13%) Oracle RMAN
10 15 (21.13%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (19.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (19.72%) Windows
12 13 (18.31%) Symantec
12 13 (18.31%) Finance
13 12 (16.90%) vSphere
14 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
14 11 (15.49%) IBM
15 10 (14.08%) Java
15 10 (14.08%) WebSphere MQ
15 10 (14.08%) Shell Script
15 10 (14.08%) WebSphere
15 10 (14.08%) Oracle RAC
15 10 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (14.08%) DevOps
16 9 (12.68%) Oracle Database 11g
16 9 (12.68%) SCOM

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 10 (14.08%) WebSphere
2 5 (7.04%) Apache
2 5 (7.04%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle 10gAS
3 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.86%) DHCP
2 7 (9.86%) DNS
2 7 (9.86%) SAN
3 5 (7.04%) NAS
4 3 (4.23%) VoIP
5 2 (2.82%) Firewall
5 2 (2.82%) SNMP
6 1 (1.41%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.41%) FTP
6 1 (1.41%) Network Security
6 1 (1.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.35%) Oracle Database
2 9 (12.68%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (8.45%) MySQL
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.41%) DB2
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) JIRA
General
1 13 (18.31%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Local Government
2 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (30.99%) Administrator
2 15 (21.13%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (18.31%) DBA
3 13 (18.31%) Oracle DBA
3 13 (18.31%) Unix Engineer
4 11 (15.49%) Unix Administrator
5 10 (14.08%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 8 (11.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (11.27%) Solaris Administrator
7 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared DBA
8 5 (7.04%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Architect
9 4 (5.63%) Consultant
9 4 (5.63%) Designer
9 4 (5.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (7.04%) LAMP
3 1 (1.41%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Data Centre
1 6 (8.45%) Freedom of Information
1 6 (8.45%) Freedom of Information Act
2 5 (7.04%) Replication
2 5 (7.04%) Wiki
3 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.63%) NHS
4 3 (4.23%) VCE vBlock
5 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.41%) CESG
6 1 (1.41%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.41%) Clustering
6 1 (1.41%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.41%) PKI
6 1 (1.41%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 39 (54.93%) Linux
1 39 (54.93%) Unix
2 14 (19.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 14 (19.72%) Windows
3 8 (11.27%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.04%) CentOS
5 1 (1.41%) AIX
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.13%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (14.08%) DevOps
3 8 (11.27%) Project Management
4 7 (9.86%) Configuration Management
4 7 (9.86%) E-business
4 7 (9.86%) ERP
4 7 (9.86%) Kernel Tuning
4 7 (9.86%) Mentoring
4 7 (9.86%) Risk Management
5 6 (8.45%) Data Protection
6 4 (5.63%) ITIL
7 3 (4.23%) SDLC
8 2 (2.82%) Change Management
8 2 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.82%) High Availability
8 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.82%) Process Improvement
8 2 (2.82%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (2.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.08%) Java
1 10 (14.08%) Shell Script
2 6 (8.45%) Perl
3 3 (4.23%) C
4 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.41%) Python
4 1 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (42.25%) Security Cleared
2 19 (26.76%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.27%) RHCE
4 7 (9.86%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (4.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.82%) MCITP
6 2 (2.82%) MCSE
6 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.41%) CISM
7 1 (1.41%) CISSP
7 1 (1.41%) CLAS
7 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (4.23%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.82%) QA
4 1 (1.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 12 (16.90%) vSphere
2 10 (14.08%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.27%) Active Directory
4 7 (9.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (7.04%) Samba
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle Clusterware
6 2 (2.82%) SRDF
7 1 (1.41%) Firmware
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.41%) NFS
7 1 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (32.39%) NetBackup
2 15 (21.13%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (12.68%) SCOM
4 7 (9.86%) Control-M
4 7 (9.86%) Puppet
5 5 (7.04%) yum
6 3 (4.23%) Nagios
7 2 (2.82%) Data Guard
7 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (1.41%) Nessus
8 1 (1.41%) Nmap
Vendors
1 44 (61.97%) Oracle
2 25 (35.21%) Red Hat
3 20 (28.17%) VMware
4 17 (23.94%) Veritas
5 15 (21.13%) NetApp
5 15 (21.13%) Sun
6 13 (18.31%) Symantec
7 11 (15.49%) IBM
8 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
9 7 (9.86%) Intel Security
10 5 (7.04%) Cisco
10 5 (7.04%) TOWER Software
11 2 (2.82%) EMC
11 2 (2.82%) F5
11 2 (2.82%) HP
11 2 (2.82%) Murex
12 1 (1.41%) Canon
12 1 (1.41%) Qualys
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