Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 23 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 52 63
Rank change year-on-year -12 +11 -4
Contract jobs citing Solaris 3 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.41% 2.36% 0.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.19% 10.19% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 5
Swindon median daily rate £306 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.44% +33.33% -20.00%
10th Percentile £273 £300 £269
90th Percentile £334 £450 £328
Wiltshire median daily rate £369 £406 £300
% change year-on-year -9.23% +35.42% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire 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 Swindon with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 137 157 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 18.64% 23.16% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 116 76
Swindon median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £131 £198 £181
90th Percentile £500 £550 £525
Wiltshire median daily rate £375 £350 £344
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 21
Swindon median hourly rate £13.00 - £17.50
Wiltshire median hourly rate £13.00 £41.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -68.29% +95.24% -7.45%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Swindon

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Swindon

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Ganglia
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) iptables
3 1 (33.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (33.33%) VMware NSX
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Grid Computing
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Nagios
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Unix Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Unix Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Grid Computing
1 1 (33.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) iptables
1 1 (33.33%) VMware NSX
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ganglia
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) VMware