Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 20 November 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 > Gloucestershire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 60 79
Rank change year-on-year +3 +19 -4
Contract jobs citing Solaris 3 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.46% 2.30% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.61% 7.72% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 4
Gloucestershire median daily rate - £375 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.54% +29.58%
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year - +9.59% +92.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 115 272 310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 17.50% 29.76% 30.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 146 196
Gloucestershire median daily rate £313 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% - -
10th Percentile £185 £125 £150
90th Percentile £488 £575 £513
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £370
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 18
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £17.25 £13.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.78% +5.88% -27.14%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.20 £10.86
90th Percentile £43.25 £44.20 £43.98
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £18.25
% change year-on-year +14.75% -16.44% +7.35%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Gloucestershire

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Gloucestershire

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Gloucestershire

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Gloucester -2 2 - -
Solaris
South West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Live Communications Server
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Demand Management
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (100.00%) Live Communications Server
1 3 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Demand Management
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware