Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Solaris skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Solaris over the 6 months to 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 93 82
Rank change year-on-year -2 -11 +19
Contract jobs citing Solaris 9 7 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.52% 0.44% 1.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.65% 3.00% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 24
Bristol median daily rate £383 £306 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.90% -16.95% -3.28%
10th Percentile £337 £194 £315
90th Percentile £414 £478 £400
South West median daily rate £543 £338 £381
% change year-on-year +60.74% -11.48% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £31.00 - -

Solaris is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 340 233 328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 19.76% 14.48% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 141 215
Bristol median daily rate £375 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £145 £156 £150
90th Percentile £521 £538 £438
South West median daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.86% - -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 26 31
Bristol median hourly rate £15.50 £18.04 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.08% -5.05% +22.58%
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.38 £13.75
90th Percentile £20.75 £51.25 £52.25
South West median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% -36.36% +57.14%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Solaris as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Bristol

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Solaris in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Bristol

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 9 (100.00%) Unix
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 8 (88.89%) EMC
2 8 (88.89%) EMC NetWorker
2 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) Security Hardening
2 8 (88.89%) Centrify
3 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Apache

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Design Authority
2 3 (33.33%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) EMC Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Security Hardening
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Centrify
1 8 (88.89%) EMC
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) VMware