The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Wiltshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 49 52 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs citing Solaris 7 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.04% 1.03% 2.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.55% 6.25% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -11.76%
Operating Systems Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
154 96 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 22.88% 16.49% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 59 54
Average daily rate £250 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £152 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 26
Average hourly rate £20.06 £16.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.76% -25.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.75 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Solaris
South West

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 23 July 2014. 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 -5 4 £350 -5.40%
Chippenham - - - -
Solaris
South West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) UNIX
3 5 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 5 (50.00%) Backup Exec
4 4 (40.00%) Puppet
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (30.00%) SAN
5 3 (30.00%) Sun
5 3 (30.00%) EMC
5 3 (30.00%) DNS
5 3 (30.00%) DHCP
5 3 (30.00%) Change Control
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (30.00%) DevOps
6 2 (20.00%) SSH
6 2 (20.00%) Celerra
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) CLARiiON
6 2 (20.00%) NAS
6 2 (20.00%) vSphere
6 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
6 2 (20.00%) FTP
6 2 (20.00%) NFS
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) Python
6 2 (20.00%) Perl
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
1 3 (30.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) FTP
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) SSH
2 2 (20.00%) NAS
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) DMZ
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Backup Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) CLARiiON
1 2 (20.00%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) SELinux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Change Control
1 3 (30.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Perl
1 2 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) RHCE
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) NFS
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 5 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 4 (40.00%) Puppet
3 1 (10.00%) MOM
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (30.00%) EMC
2 3 (30.00%) Sun
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) Veritas
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec
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