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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 61 45 44
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Contract jobs citing Solaris 4 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.58% 2.63% 1.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.12% 15.25% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 6
Average daily rate £450 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +17.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £39.25 £33.35
% change year-on-year
+15.92% +17.69%
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
189 118 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 27.59% 17.23% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 54 72
Average daily rate £348 £355 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +13.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £497 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £18.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +14.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -10 1 £450 +12.50% 2
Solaris
South West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Apache
4 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) Unix
4 3 (33.33%) Perl
4 3 (33.33%) MySQL
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) RHCE
4 3 (33.33%) Juniper
4 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) LAMP
4 3 (33.33%) Samba
4 3 (33.33%) Puppet
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (33.33%) CentOS
4 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 3 (33.33%) JIRA
4 3 (33.33%) Wiki
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (33.33%) Apache
1 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Designer
2 3 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Designer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Network Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) CentOS
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) RHCE
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Clusterware
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (33.33%) Samba
2 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) Data Guard
2 2 (22.22%) Netcool
2 2 (22.22%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
3 1 (11.11%) OpenView
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Juniper
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Intel