The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
London / Croydon
Rank - 36 -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon - 0.37% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £374 -
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 Croydon with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 35 45 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 20.59% 16.48% 33.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 35 36
Median daily rate £468 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.85% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £288 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon 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 Croydon

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Croydon

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Croydon

Solaris
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 26 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco