Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 September 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
England > South West
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 180 129
Rank change year-on-year -18 -51 +47
Contract jobs citing Solaris 13 30 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.22% 0.55% 1.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.04% 3.05% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 58
South West median daily rate £376 £383 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.63% -4.38% +9.59%
10th Percentile £195 £313 £324
90th Percentile £464 £449 £500
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
South West median hourly rate £31.00 - -
England median hourly rate £26.75 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -33.13% +11.11% +14.29%

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 the South West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,251 982 1,250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.41% 17.86% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 574 733
South West median daily rate £380 £353 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.73% -3.36% -1.35%
10th Percentile £155 £148 £150
90th Percentile £550 £500 £550
England median daily rate £438 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.66% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 87 99
South West median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% -7.35%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.20 £10.96
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £43.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% +1.69%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Solaris as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in the South West

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in the South West

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in the South West over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solaris in the South West

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in the South West

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the South West region over the 6 months to 20 September 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
Bristol -23 5 £408 +3.16% 6
Gloucestershire 0 3 £195 -
Wiltshire -5 2 £269 -25.79% 5
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 South West region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 9 (69.23%) Unix
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
3 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (46.15%) Apache
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
5 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 5 (38.46%) DNS
5 5 (38.46%) SAN
5 5 (38.46%) SCOM
5 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
5 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
6 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
6 4 (30.77%) SCCM
6 4 (30.77%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (30.77%) Internet
6 4 (30.77%) DHCP
6 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
6 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
6 4 (30.77%) IIS
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle
7 3 (23.08%) MCSA

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
2 6 (46.15%) Apache
3 4 (30.77%) IIS
3 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
3 4 (30.77%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
5 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Live Communications Server
6 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (23.08%) Office 365
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
1 5 (38.46%) SAN
2 4 (30.77%) DHCP
2 4 (30.77%) Internet
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) Skype
3 3 (23.08%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MS Access
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (23.08%) Military
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Wintel Support
2 2 (15.38%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
1 2 (15.38%) PKI
1 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.69%) EMC Centera
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Unix
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
5 3 (23.08%) AIX
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
2 3 (23.08%) Demand Management
2 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
2 3 (23.08%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
2 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
2 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (15.38%) NsoIT
3 2 (15.38%) Patch Management
3 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) MCP
2 3 (23.08%) MCSA
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
4 3 (23.08%) vSphere
5 2 (15.38%) ISA Server
6 1 (7.69%) Docker
6 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) SCOM
2 4 (30.77%) SCCM
3 3 (23.08%) NetBackup
3 3 (23.08%) SCSM
3 3 (23.08%) WSUS
4 2 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (15.38%) Netcool
4 2 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Unicenter
4 2 (15.38%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (7.69%) Ansible
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (7.69%) Nagios
5 1 (7.69%) OpenView
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (7.69%) Puppet
5 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
5 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) EMC
4 3 (23.08%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) McAfee
5 2 (15.38%) Meridio
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (15.38%) Veritas
6 1 (7.69%) IBM
6 1 (7.69%) NetApp
6 1 (7.69%) SAP