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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
England / South West
Rank 121 126 109
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs citing Solaris 15 25 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 0.84% 1.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.24% 3.78% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 18
Median daily rate £344 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £311 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £459 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £43.75 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.06%

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
463 662 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.07% 22.12% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 410 338
Median daily rate £345 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 75 80
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.05 £44.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire +4 6 £350 -22.22% 1
Bristol -14 4 £231 -38.33% 1
Devon -3 1 £525 +138.63%
Gloucestershire - 1 £450 - 1
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 West region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 31 (70.45%) Unix
2 29 (65.91%) Linux
3 22 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 20 (45.45%) VMware
5 18 (40.91%) Security Cleared
6 16 (36.36%) Oracle
7 14 (31.82%) Windows
7 14 (31.82%) Shell Script
8 13 (29.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (27.27%) vSphere
10 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
10 10 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (20.45%) Windows Server
12 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
13 7 (15.91%) Finance
13 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
13 7 (15.91%) DNS
13 7 (15.91%) SAN
13 7 (15.91%) ITIL
13 7 (15.91%) DHCP
13 7 (15.91%) Kernel Tuning
13 7 (15.91%) Oracle Database
14 6 (13.64%) Cisco
14 6 (13.64%) Project Management
14 6 (13.64%) DV Cleared
15 5 (11.36%) NAS
15 5 (11.36%) Bash Shell
15 5 (11.36%) yum
15 5 (11.36%) Oracle RMAN

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 4 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.82%) JBoss
3 2 (4.55%) Captiva
3 2 (4.55%) Documentum
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (4.55%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) DHCP
1 7 (15.91%) DNS
1 7 (15.91%) SAN
1 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.36%) NAS
3 3 (6.82%) VoIP
4 2 (4.55%) Firewall
4 2 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Unix Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Administrator
3 6 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 4 (9.09%) Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
4 4 (9.09%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) DBA
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.55%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Middleware
1 1 (2.27%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
1 5 (11.36%) Replication
2 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (4.55%) CESG
4 2 (4.55%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (4.55%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (4.55%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (4.55%) PKI
5 1 (2.27%) Clustering
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (70.45%) Unix
2 29 (65.91%) Linux
3 14 (31.82%) Windows
4 13 (29.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (20.45%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (15.91%) ITIL
2 7 (15.91%) Kernel Tuning
3 6 (13.64%) Project Management
4 4 (9.09%) DevOps
4 4 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 4 (9.09%) SDLC
5 2 (4.55%) Change Management
5 2 (4.55%) Cryptography
5 2 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (4.55%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.55%) Information Security
5 2 (4.55%) Product Management
5 2 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.55%) Threat Analysis
5 2 (4.55%) Validation
5 2 (4.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) Shell Script
2 5 (11.36%) Bash Shell
2 5 (11.36%) Java
3 4 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 4 (9.09%) SQL
4 3 (6.82%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.64%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (6.82%) RHCE
4 3 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.55%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (4.55%) CISM
5 2 (4.55%) CISSP
5 2 (4.55%) CLAS
5 2 (4.55%) Degree
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (4.55%) MCITP
5 2 (4.55%) MCSE
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (4.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.55%) QA
3 2 (4.55%) RMADS
System Software
1 12 (27.27%) vSphere
2 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (4.55%) SRDF
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.27%) NFS
5 1 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (11.36%) yum
2 4 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.55%) Data Guard
3 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (4.55%) Nessus
3 2 (4.55%) Nmap
Vendors
1 22 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 20 (45.45%) VMware
3 16 (36.36%) Oracle
4 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 6 (13.64%) Cisco
6 5 (11.36%) NetApp
6 5 (11.36%) TOWER Software
6 5 (11.36%) Veritas
7 4 (9.09%) SolarWinds
7 4 (9.09%) Sun
7 4 (9.09%) Symantec
8 2 (4.55%) EMC
8 2 (4.55%) HP
8 2 (4.55%) IBM
8 2 (4.55%) Qualys
9 1 (2.27%) Canon
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