Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 13 December 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
South West > Devon
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 - 61
Rank change year-on-year - +61 -26
Contract jobs citing Solaris 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.28% - 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.78% - 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Devon median daily rate £575 - £150
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +6.67% +11.11% +16.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 Devon with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 90 83 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 16.45% 17.18% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 25 75
Devon median daily rate £447 £200 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +123.50% -46.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £221 £146 £161
90th Percentile £591 £490 £500
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £365
% change year-on-year - -4.11% +1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 10
Devon median hourly rate £28.75 £13.75 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +109.09% -17.91% +28.85%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £14.13
90th Percentile £39.95 £38.75 £24.25
South West median hourly rate £16.75 £16.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year +4.69% -14.67% +10.29%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Devon

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Devon

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Devon

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Devon region over the 6 months to 13 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth - 7 £575 -
Solaris
South West

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Devon region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 7 (100.00%) Unix
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
1 7 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 7 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 7 (100.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 7 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (85.71%) Risk Management
2 6 (85.71%) Service Management
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) Middleware
2 6 (85.71%) Customer Requirements
3 5 (71.43%) DevOps
4 4 (57.14%) JBoss
5 3 (42.86%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (14.29%) Web Operations
6 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 4 (57.14%) JBoss
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Administrator
1 7 (100.00%) Unix Administrator
2 6 (85.71%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (85.71%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps Administrator
3 3 (42.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 7 (100.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 7 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
2 6 (85.71%) Customer Requirements
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) Risk Management
2 6 (85.71%) Service Management
3 5 (71.43%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Web Operations
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared