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 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 33 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.53% - 0.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.47% - 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Median daily rate £300 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £23.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+117.39% -42.50%
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
59 60 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 18.10% 14.85% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 42 47
Median daily rate £350 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £370 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 16
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 10 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 14 (82.35%) Oracle
1 14 (82.35%) Sun
2 10 (58.82%) WebSphere MQ
2 10 (58.82%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) IBM
2 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 10 (58.82%) WebSphere
3 9 (52.94%) NetBackup
3 9 (52.94%) SCOM
4 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database
4 8 (47.06%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (41.18%) Control-M
5 7 (41.18%) Intel Security
5 7 (41.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (29.41%) vSphere
7 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
7 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
7 5 (29.41%) Cisco
7 5 (29.41%) Unix
7 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
7 5 (29.41%) VMware
8 3 (17.65%) C
8 3 (17.65%) VCE vBlock
9 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (11.76%) Oracle Clusterware
9 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (11.76%) Windows
9 2 (11.76%) SNMP
9 2 (11.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

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 10 (58.82%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Administrator
1 7 (41.18%) Solaris Administrator
2 5 (29.41%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) DBA
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) VCE vBlock
2 1 (5.88%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (11.76%) Change Management
2 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (41.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (29.41%) vSphere
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) NetBackup
1 9 (52.94%) SCOM
2 7 (41.18%) Control-M
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Oracle
1 14 (82.35%) Sun
2 10 (58.82%) IBM
3 7 (41.18%) Intel Security
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco
4 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
4 5 (29.41%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) Murex
5 2 (11.76%) Veritas