The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 55 63 47
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Contract jobs citing Solaris 7 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.99% 0.45% 1.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.51% 1.86% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 8
Median daily rate £300 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +31.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.50 £37.63
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +20.93%

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

Operating Systems Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
127 161 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 17.99% 24.07% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 114 57
Median daily rate £313 £345 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.42% -4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £210 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £450 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 29
Median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +54.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +4 5 £300 -33.33%
Solaris
South West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 10 (66.67%) Oracle
1 10 (66.67%) Sun
2 8 (53.33%) IBM
2 8 (53.33%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (53.33%) WebSphere
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) Red Hat
3 7 (46.67%) Unix
4 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (33.33%) vSphere
5 5 (33.33%) VMware
5 5 (33.33%) NetBackup
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco
5 5 (33.33%) Control-M
5 5 (33.33%) Intel Security
5 5 (33.33%) SCOM
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
6 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (20.00%) C
7 3 (20.00%) VCE vBlock
8 2 (13.33%) Linux
8 2 (13.33%) HP
8 2 (13.33%) Change Management
8 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
8 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
8 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 8 (53.33%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Unix Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) Solaris Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) DBA
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 5 (33.33%) vSphere
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Control-M
1 5 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 5 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle
1 10 (66.67%) Sun
2 8 (53.33%) IBM
3 7 (46.67%) Red Hat
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco
4 5 (33.33%) Intel Security
4 5 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds