Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 185 147
Rank change year-on-year +4 -38 +14
Contract jobs citing Solaris 17 19 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.33% 0.37% 1.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.58% 2.19% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 44
South West median daily rate £390 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -9.68% +1.64%
10th Percentile £342 £181 £300
90th Percentile £412 £519 £500
England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
South West median hourly rate £31.00 - -
England median hourly rate £31.00 £50.00 £49.00
% change year-on-year -38.00% +2.04% +84.91%

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 1,073 868 1,280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.12% 16.76% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 511 757
South West median daily rate £380 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £168 £135 £155
90th Percentile £550 £525 £513
England median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 95 128
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.41% -11.90% +23.53%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.10 £11.50
90th Percentile £47.10 £47.50 £46.08
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.88 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.70% -0.74% +5.20%

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 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 21 May 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 0 10 £390 +56.00% 4
Gloucestershire +10 2 - - 1
Wiltshire +9 1 - - 2
Somerset - 1 - -
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 15 (88.24%) Unix
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 9 (52.94%) EMC
2 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
3 8 (47.06%) Security Hardening
3 8 (47.06%) Centrify
3 8 (47.06%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
5 5 (29.41%) Linux
6 4 (23.53%) AIX
6 4 (23.53%) Firewall
6 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
6 4 (23.53%) VMware
6 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
7 3 (17.65%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (17.65%) Skype
7 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (17.65%) SCCM
7 3 (17.65%) SCOM
7 3 (17.65%) Skype for Business
7 3 (17.65%) ITIL V3
7 3 (17.65%) Office 365
7 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
7 3 (17.65%) SCSM
7 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
7 3 (17.65%) Windows XP

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 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) Skype for Business
3 2 (11.76%) Apache
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) Skype
2 3 (17.65%) VoIP
3 2 (11.76%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) Maven
1 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Technical Design Authority
2 3 (17.65%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) JTS
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) EMC Centera
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Unix
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) AIX
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Security Hardening
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL V3
2 3 (17.65%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Build Automation
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.88%) Prototyping
4 1 (5.88%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) MCP
3 3 (17.65%) MCSA
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) SCOM
2 3 (17.65%) SCSM
3 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) EMC
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 8 (47.06%) Centrify
3 4 (23.53%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) Adobe
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) NetApp
5 1 (5.88%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat