The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - - 46
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - 1.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £33.35
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +16.94%
Solaris
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
219 121 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.64% 17.31% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 74 45
Average daily rate £338 £306 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.20% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £150 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.35 £17.59
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solaris across the Wales region.

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Wales region.

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Ant
2 1 (33.33%) PVCS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
2 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) nginx
2 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Hudson

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Jetty
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
1 1 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DMZ
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) Artifactory
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) Gerrit
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Gradle
1 1 (33.33%) Hudson
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
1 1 (33.33%) PhantomJS
1 1 (33.33%) PVCS
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Network Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Java EE
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
1 1 (33.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HAProxy
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (33.33%) Netcool
1 1 (33.33%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Rally
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) VMware