Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 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 > Devon
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 56 57
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1 -27
Contract jobs citing Solaris 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.31% 0.19% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.09% 0.97% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Devon median daily rate £575 £525 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +138.64% +15.79%
10th Percentile £511 £513 £164
90th Percentile £600 £538 £281
South West median daily rate £403 £360 £381
% change year-on-year +11.94% -5.57% +5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 Devon with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 115 103 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 21.58% 19.62% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 42 71
Devon median daily rate £495 £445 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.24% +27.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £233 £145 £160
90th Percentile £563 £583 £500
South West median daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year +8.70% -1.43% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 11
Devon median hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.57% -15.15% +36.53%
10th Percentile £13.25 £10.50 £14.13
90th Percentile £41.40 £38.75 £19.50
South West median hourly rate £16.00 £17.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.25% -13.75% +15.94%

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 21 February 2018. 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 +16 7 £575 +9.52%
Solaris
South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 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