The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 47 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 1 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.26% 2.59% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.96% 14.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Average daily rate £450 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £33.35
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +16.94%
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 Swindon region.

Operating Systems Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
104 76 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 27.15% 17.88% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 38 51
Average daily rate £350 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £548 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.06 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.68% +82.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Solaris
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Clusterware
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (66.67%) Data Guard
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Intel
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Firmware
3 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (33.33%) Windows

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Clusterware
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (66.67%) Data Guard
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Intel