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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 42 46 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing Solaris 3 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.85% 0.27% 2.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.84% 0.99% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Median daily rate £350 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £43.75 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.06%

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
62 101 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 17.56% 26.86% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 70 33
Median daily rate £360 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £255 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £400 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 14
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -26.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +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 25 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 6 (85.71%) Unix
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) vSphere
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Sun
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC

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 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Unix Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) vSphere
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Sun
4 2 (28.57%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds