The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 71 87 87
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 42 39 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.71% 1.60% 1.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.75% 7.22% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 18
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£500 £285 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.43% -30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £210 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.83% -11.66%
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
480 540 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.56% 22.13% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 240 238
Average daily rate £375 £338 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 24 36
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -19.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £22.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +18 22 £475 +22.58% 1
Newbury - 8 £400 - 1
Slough +2 5 £438 +90.21%
Bracknell -11 2 £350 +30.84% 2
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris.

1 34 (61.82%) UNIX
1 34 (61.82%) Linux
2 25 (45.45%) AIX
3 17 (30.91%) Oracle
3 17 (30.91%) WebSphere
4 16 (29.09%) Windows
4 16 (29.09%) Sun
4 16 (29.09%) IBM
4 16 (29.09%) WebSphere MQ
5 15 (27.27%) Firewall
5 15 (27.27%) Telecoms
6 14 (25.45%) Finance
6 14 (25.45%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (23.64%) Clustering
7 13 (23.64%) Java
7 13 (23.64%) SQL
8 12 (21.82%) DB2
8 12 (21.82%) DataPower
9 11 (20.00%) Degree
9 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (20.00%) Veritas
10 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 10 (18.18%) HP
10 10 (18.18%) Data Centre
11 9 (16.36%) NFS
11 9 (16.36%) JMS
11 9 (16.36%) Broadband
11 9 (16.36%) IBM Certification
11 9 (16.36%) Configuration Management
12 8 (14.55%) Management Information System

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (30.91%) WebSphere
2 7 (12.73%) WebLogic
3 6 (10.91%) Apache
4 5 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.27%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (5.45%) IIS
6 3 (5.45%) iPlanet
6 3 (5.45%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (5.45%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (3.64%) JBoss
7 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.82%) Liferay
8 1 (1.82%) Alfresco
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Office
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
1 6 (10.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.27%) Firewall
2 9 (16.36%) Broadband
3 8 (14.55%) DNS
4 6 (10.91%) PPP
4 6 (10.91%) ATM
4 6 (10.91%) VPN
4 6 (10.91%) VoIP
4 6 (10.91%) Ethernet
4 6 (10.91%) DSLAM
4 6 (10.91%) xDSL
5 4 (7.27%) SSH
5 4 (7.27%) SSL
5 4 (7.27%) DMZ
6 3 (5.45%) SAN
6 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.45%) WLAN
6 3 (5.45%) LAN
6 3 (5.45%) DSL
6 3 (5.45%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (5.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) DB2
2 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.82%) IntelliJ
2 1 (1.82%) Subversion
2 1 (1.82%) JIRA
2 1 (1.82%) Gradle
2 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 14 (25.45%) Finance
3 3 (5.45%) Billing
4 2 (3.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (14.55%) Architect
2 7 (12.73%) Consultant
3 5 (9.09%) Developer
3 5 (9.09%) Administrator
3 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (7.27%) Network Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (5.45%) WebSphere Administrator
5 3 (5.45%) Ab Initio Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Principal Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Payroll Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) Business Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) Designer
6 2 (3.64%) Network Architect
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) E-Business Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.09%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (16.36%) JMS
3 8 (14.55%) J2EE
4 7 (12.73%) Middleware
5 4 (7.27%) Application Packaging
6 3 (5.45%) SOAP
6 3 (5.45%) Web Services
7 2 (3.64%) HTML
8 1 (1.82%) XML
8 1 (1.82%) Struts
8 1 (1.82%) CSS
8 1 (1.82%) RESTful
8 1 (1.82%) REST
8 1 (1.82%) Regular Expression
8 1 (1.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (23.64%) Clustering
3 12 (21.82%) DataPower
4 10 (18.18%) Data Centre
5 8 (14.55%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.64%) Cryptography
6 2 (3.64%) PKI
6 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.82%) PMI
7 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (61.82%) UNIX
1 34 (61.82%) Linux
2 25 (45.45%) AIX
3 16 (29.09%) Windows
4 8 (14.55%) HPUX
5 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.45%) zOS
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.36%) Configuration Management
3 8 (14.55%) High Availability
4 6 (10.91%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (10.91%) Service Management
5 5 (9.09%) Migration
6 4 (7.27%) Project Management
6 4 (7.27%) ITIL
6 4 (7.27%) Release Management
7 3 (5.45%) Project Planning
7 3 (5.45%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (5.45%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.45%) Open Source
7 3 (5.45%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.45%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (5.45%) Capacity Management
7 3 (5.45%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (3.64%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) Java
1 13 (23.64%) SQL
2 4 (7.27%) Perl
3 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.45%) C
3 3 (5.45%) C++
4 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.64%) Korn
4 2 (3.64%) PHP
4 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.82%) VBScript
5 1 (1.82%) VB
5 1 (1.82%) VBA
5 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Degree
2 9 (16.36%) IBM Certification
3 6 (10.91%) SCSA
3 6 (10.91%) CCNP
3 6 (10.91%) CCNA
3 6 (10.91%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (10.91%) Sun Certification
3 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
4 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) NFS
2 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.82%) XenApp
4 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.82%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) SCOM
2 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Oracle
2 16 (29.09%) IBM
2 16 (29.09%) Sun
3 11 (20.00%) Veritas
4 10 (18.18%) HP
4 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 7 (12.73%) VMware
6 6 (10.91%) Red Hat
6 6 (10.91%) Huawei
7 5 (9.09%) Citrix
8 4 (7.27%) Cisco
9 3 (5.45%) Juniper
9 3 (5.45%) Redknee
9 3 (5.45%) Ab Initio
9 3 (5.45%) Sandvine
10 2 (3.64%) Tekelec
11 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.82%) Fujitsu
11 1 (1.82%) Crossbeam
11 1 (1.82%) GigaSpaces
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