Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 24 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 66 79
Rank change year-on-year -13 +13 +1
Contract jobs citing Solaris 10 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.78% 1.88% 0.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.52% 8.54% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 6
Wiltshire median daily rate £369 £406 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.23% +35.42% -14.29%
10th Percentile £291 £300 £269
90th Percentile £408 £450 £419
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year - +9.59% +92.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Wiltshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 221 281 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 17.31% 21.99% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 195 121
Wiltshire median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £128 £135 £156
90th Percentile £500 £538 £500
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £370
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 43
Wiltshire median hourly rate £13.00 £41.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.29% +95.24% -7.45%
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.26 £18.75
% change year-on-year +14.68% -18.61% +10.29%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Wiltshire

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Wiltshire

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solaris in Wiltshire

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Wiltshire

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Corsham - 5 £402 -
Swindon -17 3 £306 -23.44%
Chippenham - 1 £375 -
Solaris
South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 8 (80.00%) Unix
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (40.00%) JTS
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (30.00%) GIS
4 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (20.00%) Puppet
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Apache
6 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (10.00%) Sun
6 1 (10.00%) DHCP
6 1 (10.00%) HTTP
6 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (10.00%) DNS
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco
6 1 (10.00%) IIS
6 1 (10.00%) C

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) JBoss
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Geospatial Data
1 3 (30.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) JTS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Grid Computing
2 1 (10.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) iptables
1 1 (10.00%) VMware NSX
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Ganglia
2 1 (10.00%) Nagios
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Sun