The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 76 81 90
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Contract jobs citing Solaris 46 46 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.93% 1.78% 1.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.29% 9.41% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 24 12
Median daily rate £298 £500 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.40% +35.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £365 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+35.84% -
Solaris
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
495 489 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.82% 18.96% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 241 227
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 65 28
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £35.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solaris across the Berkshire region.

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Solaris
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury +2 19 £275 -31.25%
Bracknell -2 11 £475 +35.71%
Slough +8 5 £470 -8.73%
Reading -10 4 £388 -22.50% 5
Wokingham - 1 £410 -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 46 (56.79%) Unix
2 41 (50.62%) VMware
3 40 (49.38%) Oracle
4 35 (43.21%) SQL
5 34 (41.98%) Java
6 29 (35.80%) DNS
7 28 (34.57%) LDAP
7 28 (34.57%) Linux
7 28 (34.57%) Change Management
7 28 (34.57%) Incident Management
8 26 (32.10%) Windows
9 25 (30.86%) Performance Monitoring
10 20 (24.69%) Telecoms
11 18 (22.22%) Oracle Database
12 16 (19.75%) Diameter Protocol
12 16 (19.75%) SS7
13 14 (17.28%) AIX
13 14 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (16.05%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (16.05%) MGCP
14 13 (16.05%) H.323
15 12 (14.81%) Red Hat
15 12 (14.81%) Windows Server
16 11 (13.58%) SAN
16 11 (13.58%) WebLogic
17 10 (12.35%) SLA
17 10 (12.35%) GGSN
18 9 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
18 9 (11.11%) Cisco
18 9 (11.11%) Active Directory

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 11 (13.58%) WebLogic
2 9 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.41%) IIS
4 6 (7.41%) iPlanet
4 6 (7.41%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.94%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.47%) Apache
6 2 (2.47%) JBoss
6 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.23%) Confluence
7 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.23%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.23%) nginx
7 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.23%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
2 1 (1.23%) MS Project
2 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.23%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.23%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 29 (35.80%) DNS
2 28 (34.57%) LDAP
3 16 (19.75%) Diameter Protocol
3 16 (19.75%) SS7
4 13 (16.05%) H.323
4 13 (16.05%) MGCP
5 11 (13.58%) SAN
6 10 (12.35%) GGSN
7 8 (9.88%) Firewall
7 8 (9.88%) GPRS
7 8 (9.88%) UMTS
7 8 (9.88%) WCDMA
8 7 (8.64%) VoIP
9 6 (7.41%) BIG-IP
9 6 (7.41%) CDMA
9 6 (7.41%) GSM
10 5 (6.17%) NGN
10 5 (6.17%) SGSN
10 5 (6.17%) Unified Communications
11 4 (4.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.17%) MS Access
4 3 (3.70%) DB2
5 2 (2.47%) MySQL
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) ClearQuest
1 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.23%) Ant
2 1 (1.23%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.23%) CruiseControl
2 1 (1.23%) JIRA
2 1 (1.23%) Maven
2 1 (1.23%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.23%) Serena SBM
2 1 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.23%) Subversion
2 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.23%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (24.69%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.70%) Billing
3 1 (1.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.23%) Finance
3 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (37.04%) Support Engineer
2 22 (27.16%) Solaris Engineer
2 22 (27.16%) VMware Engineer
3 20 (24.69%) Administrator
3 20 (24.69%) VMWare Administrator
4 19 (23.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 19 (23.46%) 3rd Line Support
4 19 (23.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 19 (23.46%) Solaris Administrator
4 19 (23.46%) Solaris Support Engineer
4 19 (23.46%) VMware Support Engineer
5 15 (18.52%) Core Network Engineer
5 15 (18.52%) Network Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) Consultant
7 6 (7.41%) Architect
8 4 (4.94%) Technical Support
9 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Network Support
9 3 (3.70%) Oracle Consultant
9 3 (3.70%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.88%) JSP
2 7 (8.64%) J2EE
3 3 (3.70%) JDBC
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 3 (3.70%) Web Services
4 2 (2.47%) .NET
4 2 (2.47%) HTML
4 2 (2.47%) LAMP
4 2 (2.47%) Middleware
5 1 (1.23%) CGI
5 1 (1.23%) ELK Stack
5 1 (1.23%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (1.23%) JMS
5 1 (1.23%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.23%) SOAP
5 1 (1.23%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.23%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.23%) XML
5 1 (1.23%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) Clustering
2 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.94%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.47%) Grid Computing
5 2 (2.47%) Replication
6 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.23%) AS400
6 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.23%) CMDB
6 1 (1.23%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.23%) DataPower
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.23%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.23%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.23%) iSeries
6 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.23%) Statistics
6 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 46 (56.79%) Unix
2 28 (34.57%) Linux
3 26 (32.10%) Windows
4 14 (17.28%) AIX
5 13 (16.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (14.81%) Windows Server
7 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (6.17%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.23%) CentOS
10 1 (1.23%) Debian
10 1 (1.23%) Fedora
10 1 (1.23%) FreeBSD
10 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.57%) Change Management
1 28 (34.57%) Incident Management
2 25 (30.86%) Performance Monitoring
3 9 (11.11%) ITIL
4 7 (8.64%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (7.41%) ITIL V3
5 6 (7.41%) Problem Management
5 6 (7.41%) Project Management
5 6 (7.41%) Six Sigma
6 4 (4.94%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.70%) DevOps
7 3 (3.70%) Migration
7 3 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.47%) Analytics
8 2 (2.47%) Database Security
8 2 (2.47%) SDLC
8 2 (2.47%) SIEM
8 2 (2.47%) Threat Detection
8 2 (2.47%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 35 (43.21%) SQL
2 34 (41.98%) Java
3 7 (8.64%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.94%) Perl
5 3 (3.70%) Python
6 2 (2.47%) C
6 2 (2.47%) C++
6 2 (2.47%) PHP
7 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.23%) C#
7 1 (1.23%) Delphi
7 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.23%) Ruby
7 1 (1.23%) VB
7 1 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.17%) Degree
4 2 (2.47%) CISSP
4 2 (2.47%) OCP
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.23%) CCNA
5 1 (1.23%) CCNP
5 1 (1.23%) CEH
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.23%) GCIA
5 1 (1.23%) GCIH
5 1 (1.23%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.35%) SLA
2 6 (7.41%) JSP 440
3 3 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 14 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.94%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.47%) Docker
4 2 (2.47%) NFS
5 1 (1.23%) KVM
5 1 (1.23%) Postfix
5 1 (1.23%) qmail
5 1 (1.23%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.23%) Varnish
5 1 (1.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.23%) vSphere
5 1 (1.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) NetBackup
2 7 (8.64%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (7.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (7.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (6.17%) Netcool
5 3 (3.70%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (2.47%) Ansible
6 2 (2.47%) Data Guard
6 2 (2.47%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (2.47%) Nagios
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (2.47%) Puppet
7 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.23%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.23%) Cacti
7 1 (1.23%) OpenView
7 1 (1.23%) SCOM
7 1 (1.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 41 (50.62%) VMware
2 40 (49.38%) Oracle
3 12 (14.81%) Red Hat
4 9 (11.11%) Cisco
4 9 (11.11%) HP
5 8 (9.88%) EMC
5 8 (9.88%) Sybase
6 7 (8.64%) BEA
6 7 (8.64%) F5
7 6 (7.41%) Sun
7 6 (7.41%) Veritas
8 5 (6.17%) IBM
8 5 (6.17%) Intel Security
9 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
10 3 (3.70%) Ericsson
10 3 (3.70%) Huawei
10 3 (3.70%) Nokia
10 3 (3.70%) Nokia Networks
10 3 (3.70%) Samsung
10 3 (3.70%) Symantec
Maidenhead, Berkshire
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