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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 43 58 54
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Contract jobs citing Solaris 14 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.50% 0.89% 1.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.85% 4.83% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 4
Median daily rate £400 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £290 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £300 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.84 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-2.26% -26.33%
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
129 145 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 23.04% 18.45% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 66 91
Median daily rate £340 £300 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £160 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 17
Median hourly rate £42.50 £22.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% +12.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.11 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.10 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 1 October 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 +16 10 £400 +33.33%
Solaris
South West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 20 (90.91%) Oracle
2 13 (59.09%) Sun
3 11 (50.00%) Finance
4 10 (45.45%) NetBackup
4 10 (45.45%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (45.45%) Java
4 10 (45.45%) IBM
4 10 (45.45%) WebSphere
4 10 (45.45%) SCOM
5 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
5 9 (40.91%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database
5 9 (40.91%) Linux
6 7 (31.82%) JIRA
6 7 (31.82%) Wiki
6 7 (31.82%) CentOS
6 7 (31.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 7 (31.82%) Puppet
6 7 (31.82%) Apache
6 7 (31.82%) Tomcat
6 7 (31.82%) Perl
6 7 (31.82%) MySQL
6 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
6 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
6 7 (31.82%) RHCE
6 7 (31.82%) Red Hat
6 7 (31.82%) Control-M
6 7 (31.82%) Intel Security
6 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
6 7 (31.82%) LAMP

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 10 (45.45%) WebSphere
2 7 (31.82%) Apache
2 7 (31.82%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database
2 7 (31.82%) MySQL
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) JIRA
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Administrator
2 7 (31.82%) Solaris Administrator
3 6 (27.27%) Designer
4 5 (22.73%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Senior Designer
4 5 (22.73%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Consultant
6 3 (13.64%) DBA
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle Consultant
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (4.55%) Architect
8 1 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (4.55%) Linux Consultant
8 1 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (4.55%) Senior Linux Consultant
8 1 (4.55%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 1 (4.55%) Solutions Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (4.55%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (31.82%) LAMP
3 1 (4.55%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Wiki
2 2 (9.09%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) CentOS
3 5 (22.73%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
2 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 7 (31.82%) RHCE
3 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) Samba
2 7 (31.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (9.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) NetBackup
1 10 (45.45%) SCOM
2 7 (31.82%) Control-M
2 7 (31.82%) Puppet
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Oracle
2 13 (59.09%) Sun
3 10 (45.45%) IBM
4 7 (31.82%) Intel Security
4 7 (31.82%) Red Hat
5 3 (13.64%) Murex
5 3 (13.64%) Veritas