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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 38 56 55
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Contract jobs citing Solaris 20 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.36% 1.30% 1.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.07% 7.19% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 3
Median daily rate £424 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £288 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £315 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £420 £388
% change year-on-year
-13.80% +8.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.67 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-1.82% -36.22%
Solaris
South West

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
153 139 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 25.71% 18.03% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 62 84
Median daily rate £375 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £181 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 29 21
Median hourly rate - £19.03 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +5.25%

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 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +11 12 £435 +45.00%
Solaris
South West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 26 (92.86%) Oracle
2 16 (57.14%) Linux
2 16 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 14 (50.00%) CentOS
3 14 (50.00%) Puppet
3 14 (50.00%) JIRA
3 14 (50.00%) Wiki
3 14 (50.00%) Apache
3 14 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 14 (50.00%) Perl
3 14 (50.00%) MySQL
3 14 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (50.00%) RHCE
3 14 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 14 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 14 (50.00%) LAMP
3 14 (50.00%) Samba
4 12 (42.86%) Sun
5 10 (35.71%) NetBackup
5 10 (35.71%) SCOM
5 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
5 10 (35.71%) Finance
6 9 (32.14%) WebSphere MQ
6 9 (32.14%) Java
6 9 (32.14%) IBM
6 9 (32.14%) WebSphere
7 8 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
8 7 (25.00%) Control-M

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 14 (50.00%) Apache
1 14 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 9 (32.14%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.71%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) MySQL
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Linux Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) Administrator
4 7 (25.00%) Designer
4 7 (25.00%) Solaris Administrator
5 6 (21.43%) Senior Designer
6 4 (14.29%) Consultant
7 3 (10.71%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (7.14%) Architect
8 2 (7.14%) DBA
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (3.57%) Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
9 1 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 1 (3.57%) Senior Consultant
9 1 (3.57%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 1 (3.57%) Solutions Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (3.57%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) LAMP
2 9 (32.14%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.57%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) Wiki
2 2 (7.14%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Linux
2 14 (50.00%) CentOS
3 5 (17.86%) Windows
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) Perl
2 9 (32.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 14 (50.00%) RHCE
3 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 14 (50.00%) Samba
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Clusterware
5 2 (7.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (50.00%) Puppet
2 10 (35.71%) NetBackup
2 10 (35.71%) SCOM
3 7 (25.00%) Control-M
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) Oracle
2 14 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 12 (42.86%) Sun
4 9 (32.14%) IBM
5 7 (25.00%) Intel Security
6 3 (10.71%) Murex
6 3 (10.71%) Veritas