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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 40 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.69% - 0.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.00% - 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
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£461 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.63 £31.90 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.94% -8.85%
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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
70 69 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.95% 22.40% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 49 50
Average daily rate £363 £300 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -29.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.12% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 7
Average hourly rate £22.69 £11.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.27% -46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £15.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram 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 January 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 5 (55.56%) AIX
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) UNIX
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (33.33%) IIS
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) zOS
3 3 (33.33%) iPlanet
3 3 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (33.33%) Apache
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
4 2 (22.22%) Siebel
4 2 (22.22%) SMTP
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (22.22%) Sun
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
4 2 (22.22%) BMC
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
1 3 (33.33%) IIS
1 3 (33.33%) iPlanet
1 3 (33.33%) Apache
1 3 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SMTP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) AIX
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) zOS
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
1 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
1 2 (22.22%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Siebel
2 2 (22.22%) Sun
2 2 (22.22%) EMC
2 2 (22.22%) BMC
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) Remedy