The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for Solaris skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank - - 30
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham - - 0.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £48.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year - +21.51%  

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

Contract Operating System Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 19 32 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 36.54% 41.03% 25.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 24
Median daily rate £270 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.92% -23.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £100 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £630 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing Solaris as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Cheltenham

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Cheltenham

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Cheltenham

Solaris
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared