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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 60 105 98
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -7
Contract jobs citing Solaris 49 14 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.49% 0.55% 1.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.58% 3.00% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 13
Median daily rate £275 £435 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.78% +24.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £23.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+117.39% -42.50%
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
336 466 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.09% 18.37% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 240 292
Median daily rate £400 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 54 30
Median hourly rate £43.28 £26.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.32% +55.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £12.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.55 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Reading +16 22 £440 -1.12% 3
Newbury - 14 £275 - 1
Slough - 5 £320 - 1
Maidenhead +3 2 £535 +24.41%
Bracknell -1 2 £269 - 2
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 60 (62.50%) VMware
2 53 (55.21%) Unix
3 48 (50.00%) Linux
4 43 (44.79%) Windows
5 39 (40.63%) Java
5 39 (40.63%) SQL
6 38 (39.58%) Oracle
7 34 (35.42%) AIX
7 34 (35.42%) LDAP
8 33 (34.38%) DNS
9 31 (32.29%) IBM
10 30 (31.25%) SAN
10 30 (31.25%) Cisco
11 29 (30.21%) Shell Script
11 29 (30.21%) Incident Management
11 29 (30.21%) Performance Monitoring
12 28 (29.17%) Change Management
13 25 (26.04%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (21.88%) EMC
15 20 (20.83%) NetApp
15 20 (20.83%) Red Hat
16 17 (17.71%) Mainframe
16 17 (17.71%) IBM Mainframe
17 16 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 16 (16.67%) Data Centre
18 15 (15.63%) HP
18 15 (15.63%) Law
19 14 (14.58%) EMC VNX
19 14 (14.58%) EMC VMAX
20 13 (13.54%) Windows Server

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 7 (7.29%) Apache
2 6 (6.25%) iPlanet
2 6 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.21%) Alfresco
3 5 (5.21%) Liferay
4 3 (3.13%) IIS
4 3 (3.13%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.04%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.04%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.04%) SAS
5 1 (1.04%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) MS Office
2 3 (3.13%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.04%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) GitHub
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (35.42%) LDAP
2 33 (34.38%) DNS
3 30 (31.25%) SAN
4 10 (10.42%) Firewall
5 6 (6.25%) BIG-IP
5 6 (6.25%) LAN
6 4 (4.17%) DHCP
7 3 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (3.13%) SSL
7 3 (3.13%) Unified Communications
7 3 (3.13%) VLAN
8 2 (2.08%) ATM
8 2 (2.08%) Broadband
8 2 (2.08%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.08%) HTTP
8 2 (2.08%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.08%) PPP
8 2 (2.08%) VoIP
8 2 (2.08%) VPN
8 2 (2.08%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.42%) Oracle Database
2 7 (7.29%) DB2
3 5 (5.21%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.21%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.13%) MS Access
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.33%) ClearQuest
2 7 (7.29%) ClearCase
3 6 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.25%) Subversion
4 5 (5.21%) Ant
4 5 (5.21%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.21%) Gradle
4 5 (5.21%) IntelliJ
4 5 (5.21%) JIRA
4 5 (5.21%) Maven
5 2 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (2.08%) ProC
6 1 (1.04%) JMeter
6 1 (1.04%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (15.63%) Law
2 9 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.21%) Finance
4 2 (2.08%) Billing
4 2 (2.08%) Legal
5 1 (1.04%) Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (29.17%) Administrator
2 27 (28.13%) Solaris Engineer
2 27 (28.13%) VMware Engineer
3 26 (27.08%) Solaris Administrator
3 26 (27.08%) Support Engineer
4 25 (26.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 25 (26.04%) 3rd Line Support
4 25 (26.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 25 (26.04%) VMWare Administrator
5 24 (25.00%) Solaris Support Engineer
5 24 (25.00%) VMware Support Engineer
6 8 (8.33%) Architect
7 7 (7.29%) Consultant
7 7 (7.29%) Technical Leader
8 6 (6.25%) Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Agile Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Agile Java Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (5.21%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.50%) HTML
2 11 (11.46%) J2EE
3 7 (7.29%) Middleware
3 7 (7.29%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (6.25%) CGI
5 5 (5.21%) JSP
5 5 (5.21%) JSR 168
5 5 (5.21%) Servlets
5 5 (5.21%) Spring
5 5 (5.21%) Struts
5 5 (5.21%) Velocity
5 5 (5.21%) XHTML
5 5 (5.21%) XML
5 5 (5.21%) XSLT
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (2.08%) Web Services
7 1 (1.04%) .NET
7 1 (1.04%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.71%) IBM Mainframe
1 17 (17.71%) Mainframe
2 16 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 14 (14.58%) EMC VMAX
3 14 (14.58%) EMC VNX
4 4 (4.17%) Clustering
5 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.08%) Statistics
6 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.04%) CMDB
6 1 (1.04%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.04%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.04%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.04%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.04%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.04%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (55.21%) Unix
2 48 (50.00%) Linux
3 43 (44.79%) Windows
4 34 (35.42%) AIX
5 13 (13.54%) Windows Server
6 12 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.13%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.08%) CentOS
9 2 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.04%) Debian
10 1 (1.04%) FreeBSD
10 1 (1.04%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.21%) Incident Management
1 29 (30.21%) Performance Monitoring
2 28 (29.17%) Change Management
3 13 (13.54%) ITIL
4 8 (8.33%) Project Management
5 7 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.29%) Configuration Management
5 7 (7.29%) ITIL V3
5 7 (7.29%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (7.29%) Process Improvement
5 7 (7.29%) Six Sigma
6 6 (6.25%) Business Process Improvement
6 6 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (5.21%) Extreme Programming
7 5 (5.21%) MVC
7 5 (5.21%) Open Source
7 5 (5.21%) Pair Programming
7 5 (5.21%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 39 (40.63%) Java
1 39 (40.63%) SQL
2 29 (30.21%) Shell Script
3 11 (11.46%) Perl
4 5 (5.21%) Groovy
4 5 (5.21%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.21%) Scala
5 3 (3.13%) C
6 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.04%) C#
6 1 (1.04%) Korn
6 1 (1.04%) PHP
6 1 (1.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.13%) CCNA
3 3 (3.13%) CCNP
3 3 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.08%) Degree
4 2 (2.08%) ISEB
4 2 (2.08%) SCSA
4 2 (2.08%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.04%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) JSP 440
2 2 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (26.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.08%) vSphere
4 1 (1.04%) Ceph
4 1 (1.04%) Dovecot
4 1 (1.04%) iptables
4 1 (1.04%) KVM
4 1 (1.04%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.04%) Squid
4 1 (1.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 16 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (7.29%) EMC NetWorker
2 7 (7.29%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (5.21%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.13%) Netcool
4 3 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (3.13%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.08%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.08%) vMotion
6 1 (1.04%) Ansible
6 1 (1.04%) Cacti
6 1 (1.04%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.04%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.04%) Perfmon
6 1 (1.04%) Puppet
6 1 (1.04%) RANCID
6 1 (1.04%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 60 (62.50%) VMware
2 38 (39.58%) Oracle
3 31 (32.29%) IBM
4 30 (31.25%) Cisco
5 21 (21.88%) EMC
6 20 (20.83%) NetApp
6 20 (20.83%) Red Hat
7 15 (15.63%) HP
8 8 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 8 (8.33%) Sun
8 8 (8.33%) Veritas
9 7 (7.29%) TIBCO
10 6 (6.25%) BEA
10 6 (6.25%) F5
11 5 (5.21%) GigaSpaces
12 3 (3.13%) Intel Security
13 2 (2.08%) BMC
13 2 (2.08%) CheckPoint
13 2 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (2.08%) Symantec