The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 49 54 52
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Solaris 12 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.76% 1.02% 1.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.68% 4.40% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £292 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £340 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.46%
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
124 159 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 18.18% 23.14% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 79 59
Average daily rate £325 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £134 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 16
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +19.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +4 6 £300 -14.28% 3
Salisbury - 3 - -
Solaris
South West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 21 (84.00%) Oracle
1 21 (84.00%) Security Cleared
1 21 (84.00%) SC Cleared
2 20 (80.00%) Linux
3 17 (68.00%) Sun
3 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (56.00%) Windows
5 13 (52.00%) Perl
5 13 (52.00%) TCP/IP
5 13 (52.00%) RHCE
5 13 (52.00%) Samba
6 10 (40.00%) DV Cleared
6 10 (40.00%) Cisco
6 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (32.00%) UNIX
8 7 (28.00%) Apache
8 7 (28.00%) Red Hat
8 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
8 7 (28.00%) Puppet
8 7 (28.00%) Migration
8 7 (28.00%) JIRA
9 5 (20.00%) Wiki
9 5 (20.00%) SQL
10 4 (16.00%) Siebel
10 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
10 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
10 4 (16.00%) HTTP
10 4 (16.00%) Nagios
10 4 (16.00%) Ubuntu

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 7 (28.00%) Apache
2 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (16.00%) HTTP
3 3 (12.00%) SAN
3 3 (12.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.00%) MySQL
2 3 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) JIRA
2 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.00%) Toad
General
1 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Linux Engineer
2 13 (52.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 13 (52.00%) Designer
2 13 (52.00%) Senior Designer
3 4 (16.00%) DBA
3 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (8.00%) Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Operations Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Wiki
2 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 20 (80.00%) Linux
2 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (32.00%) UNIX
5 4 (16.00%) Ubuntu
5 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (12.00%) CentOS
7 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Migration
2 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) Service Management
4 1 (4.00%) ITSM
4 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) Perl
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (84.00%) SC Cleared
1 21 (84.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (52.00%) RHCE
3 10 (40.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (52.00%) Samba
3 4 (16.00%) iptables
4 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Puppet
2 4 (16.00%) Nagios
2 4 (16.00%) Ganglia
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) Oracle
2 17 (68.00%) Sun
3 10 (40.00%) Cisco
4 7 (28.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (16.00%) Siebel
5 4 (16.00%) Brocade
6 3 (12.00%) VMware
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