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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 51 66 52
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Contract jobs citing Solaris 10 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.37% 0.56% 0.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.55% 2.88% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
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£400 £335 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -9.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £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 £40.60 £31.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +16.66%
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
117 139 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 16.01% 19.63% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 72 58
Average daily rate £355 £330 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% -3.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 12
Average hourly rate £16.83 £14.69 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.57% -9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.92 £40.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £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 17 April 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 £400 - 2
Chippenham - - - -
Solaris
South West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 13 (59.09%) Oracle
2 13 (59.09%) Sun
2 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
3 9 (40.91%) Windows
4 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (31.82%) Migration
5 7 (31.82%) Samba
5 7 (31.82%) AIX
5 7 (31.82%) Perl
5 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
5 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
5 7 (31.82%) Cisco
5 7 (31.82%) RHCE
5 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (27.27%) UNIX
6 6 (27.27%) NetBackup
7 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
7 5 (22.73%) Siebel
8 4 (18.18%) ITIL
8 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
8 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
9 3 (13.64%) Degree
9 3 (13.64%) Finance
9 3 (13.64%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (13.64%) iPlanet

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (13.64%) IIS
1 3 (13.64%) Apache
1 3 (13.64%) iPlanet
1 3 (13.64%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
1 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) SMTP
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Toad
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Administrator
1 7 (31.82%) Linux Engineer
1 7 (31.82%) Senior Linux Engineer
1 7 (31.82%) Designer
1 7 (31.82%) Senior Designer
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle DBA
2 5 (22.73%) DBA
3 4 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) UNIX Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
1 3 (13.64%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 9 (40.91%) Windows
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (31.82%) AIX
5 6 (27.27%) UNIX
6 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (13.64%) zOS
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management
4 1 (4.55%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Perl
2 3 (13.64%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
1 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 7 (31.82%) RHCE
3 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
1 7 (31.82%) Samba
2 1 (4.55%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.55%) yum
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Oracle
1 13 (59.09%) Sun
2 7 (31.82%) Cisco
3 5 (22.73%) Siebel
4 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.09%) EMC
6 1 (4.55%) BMC
6 1 (4.55%) Remedy