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 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
South West > Wiltshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 54 48
Rank change year-on-year -9 -6  
Contract jobs citing Solaris 1 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.15% 1.21% 1.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.15% 5.19% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 5
Wiltshire median daily rate - £435 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.83%  
South West median daily rate £405 £413 £370
% change year-on-year -1.81% +11.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 87 154 110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 12.76% 23.23% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 211 154
Wiltshire median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
10th Percentile £175 £138 £160
90th Percentile £575 £925 £553
South West median daily rate £371 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -1.06% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 76
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £16.50 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +154.54% -13.29%  
10th Percentile £23.90 £15.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £43.00 £38.75 £40.00
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +163.33% -14.28%  

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 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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (80.00%) Data Quality
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS

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 1 (20.00%) Apache
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Unix Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco