The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Cheshire / Warrington
Rank - 38 32
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington - 3.15% 0.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 11.83% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.19%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £48.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year - +21.51%  

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 Warrington with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Warrington
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 16 93 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 15.38% 26.65% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 34 23
Median daily rate £250 £425 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.17% -17.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £300 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warrington citing Solaris as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Warrington

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Warrington

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Warrington

Solaris
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Warrington

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

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy