The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £34.30 £30.60
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +12.09%
Solaris
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
27 37 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 18.12% 16.67% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 10
Median daily rate £275 £300 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 9
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -9.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.54 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.21 £20.50 £15.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Solaris
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Unix Architect
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared