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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 30 44 38
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing Solaris 10 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.02% 1.07% 1.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.15% 6.85% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
Median daily rate £400 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £290 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.71%
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
66 73 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 19.94% 15.67% 21.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 43 63
Median daily rate £400 £400 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 13
Median hourly rate - £19.03 £20.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 26 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) Sun
2 11 (84.62%) Finance
3 10 (76.92%) NetBackup
3 10 (76.92%) WebSphere
3 10 (76.92%) SCOM
3 10 (76.92%) WebSphere MQ
3 10 (76.92%) Java
3 10 (76.92%) IBM
4 9 (69.23%) Oracle Database
4 9 (69.23%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (53.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 7 (53.85%) Control-M
5 7 (53.85%) Intel Security
6 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle Clusterware
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Murex
7 3 (23.08%) Veritas
7 3 (23.08%) Windows
7 3 (23.08%) SNMP
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (15.38%) Firmware
8 2 (15.38%) SWIFT

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 (76.92%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle Database
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Administrator
1 7 (53.85%) Solaris Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) DBA
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (53.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (15.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) NetBackup
1 10 (76.92%) SCOM
2 7 (53.85%) Control-M
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) Sun
2 10 (76.92%) IBM
3 7 (53.85%) Intel Security
4 3 (23.08%) Murex
4 3 (23.08%) Veritas