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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 60 55 47
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing Solaris 10 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.26% 1.12% 0.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.67% 4.55% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
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£300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £292 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £340 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.16% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.67 £57.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-36.22% +55.40%
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
150 176 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 18.92% 24.62% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 87 45
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £163 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £469 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 20 22
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +27.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.75 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 2 September 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 -1 7 £300 -14.28% 1
Salisbury +10 3 - -
Solaris
South West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 15 (78.95%) Oracle
1 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 13 (68.42%) Security Cleared
2 13 (68.42%) SC Cleared
3 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (52.63%) UNIX
3 10 (52.63%) Windows
4 9 (47.37%) Perl
4 9 (47.37%) RHCE
4 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
4 9 (47.37%) Sun
4 9 (47.37%) Samba
4 9 (47.37%) DV Cleared
5 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
5 7 (36.84%) JIRA
5 7 (36.84%) Puppet
5 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
5 7 (36.84%) Apache
6 6 (31.58%) Cisco
6 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (26.32%) Wiki
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 4 (21.05%) Migration
8 4 (21.05%) Ubuntu
8 4 (21.05%) Brocade
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
8 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
8 4 (21.05%) Ganglia

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (36.84%) Apache
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
3 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
2 4 (21.05%) SAN
2 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
2 4 (21.05%) HTTP
3 3 (15.79%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
1 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) JIRA
2 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Linux Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Designer
2 9 (47.37%) Senior Designer
3 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (15.79%) Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Solaris Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) DBA
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Operations Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Wiki
2 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.53%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) UNIX
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (21.05%) Ubuntu
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (15.79%) CentOS
6 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Perl
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) SC Cleared
1 13 (68.42%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) RHCE
2 9 (47.37%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 9 (47.37%) Samba
3 4 (21.05%) iptables
4 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Puppet
2 4 (21.05%) Ganglia
2 4 (21.05%) Nagios
3 2 (10.53%) Data Guard
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Oracle
2 9 (47.37%) Sun
3 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
4 6 (31.58%) Cisco
5 4 (21.05%) Brocade
6 3 (15.79%) VMware
7 1 (5.26%) Intel
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