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 27 July 2015 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 39 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Solaris 6 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.45% 0.93% 1.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.11% 4.55% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £350 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £350 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.46%
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
74 88 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 17.87% 20.47% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 51 37
Average daily rate £325 £250 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -29.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £180 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +45.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £37.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 8 (66.67%) Oracle
1 8 (66.67%) UNIX
1 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) Migration
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) Sun
4 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (33.33%) Apache
4 4 (33.33%) Siebel
4 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 4 (33.33%) HTTP
4 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) Nagios
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 4 (33.33%) Brocade
4 4 (33.33%) JIRA
4 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 4 (33.33%) Ganglia
4 4 (33.33%) Puppet
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 4 (33.33%) iptables
4 4 (33.33%) Data Centre

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) Apache
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 4 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) JIRA
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Toad
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) DBA
1 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Support Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Grid Computing
2 2 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) UNIX
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Nagios
1 4 (33.33%) Ganglia
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Siebel
2 4 (33.33%) Sun
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (33.33%) Brocade
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