The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 37 46 37
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing Solaris 5 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.42% 0.27% 1.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.49% 1.20% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 6
Median daily rate £300 £450 £461
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -2.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +25.51%

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
77 83 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 21.94% 22.43% 18.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 61 46
Median daily rate £350 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £255 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 15
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £19.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -37.01%
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 Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 20 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 11 (78.57%) Oracle
1 11 (78.57%) Sun
2 9 (64.29%) IBM
2 9 (64.29%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (64.29%) WebSphere
3 8 (57.14%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) Control-M
4 6 (42.86%) Intel Security
4 6 (42.86%) NetBackup
4 6 (42.86%) SCOM
4 6 (42.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
5 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 5 (35.71%) vSphere
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
5 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (35.71%) VMware
5 5 (35.71%) Unix
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco
5 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
6 3 (21.43%) C
6 3 (21.43%) VCE vBlock
7 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (14.29%) HP
7 2 (14.29%) Change Management

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 9 (64.29%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) Solaris Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) DBA
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (35.71%) vSphere
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Control-M
1 6 (42.86%) NetBackup
1 6 (42.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle
1 11 (78.57%) Sun
2 9 (64.29%) IBM
3 6 (42.86%) Intel Security
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco
4 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
4 5 (35.71%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) HP