The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for Solaris skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 29 June 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
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 26 -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - 1.08% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 6.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £400
% change year-on-year +9.58% -8.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £36.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year -54.77% +32.11%  

Solaris is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 17 29 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 15.04% 15.59% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 13
Median daily rate £273 £250 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.00% -15.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £103 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £425 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 36
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.66 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £36.50 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Staffordshire

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Staffordshire