The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Crawley 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 29 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.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
West Sussex / Crawley
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 18 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crawley 1.96% 5.58% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.90% 13.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Median daily rate £425 £358 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.88% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -3.96% +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 Crawley with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Crawley
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 29 82 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Crawley 28.43% 41.62% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 64 21
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £232 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Median hourly rate £52.50 £48.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +259.25%  
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 Crawley

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Crawley 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 Crawley

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Crawley

For the 6 months to 29 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 Crawley region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) WebCenter
2 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) CA
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (40.00%) CA Gen
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Crawley 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 3 (60.00%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) CA Gen
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Applications Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Applications Support
1 3 (60.00%) Applications Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Web Applications Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Web Applications Support
1 3 (60.00%) Web Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Web Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) CA Gen Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
1 3 (60.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) CA