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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 104 79 88
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +9
Contract jobs citing Solaris 22 50 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.83% 1.94% 1.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.19% 7.28% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 35 22
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£338 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £293 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £500 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+60.52% -32.14%
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
525 687 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.82% 26.66% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 325 188
Average daily rate £335 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £210 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 56 50
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £38.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +6 11 £375 -3.84% 1
Slough -2 8 £300 -23.80% 1
Bracknell - - - - 2
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 33 (76.74%) Linux
2 32 (74.42%) UNIX
3 21 (48.84%) DNS
4 19 (44.19%) Red Hat
4 19 (44.19%) Java
4 19 (44.19%) Telecoms
4 19 (44.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (34.88%) Perl
6 14 (32.56%) SOAP
6 14 (32.56%) Cisco
7 13 (30.23%) Oracle
8 12 (27.91%) Sun
9 11 (25.58%) Citrix
9 11 (25.58%) NFS
9 11 (25.58%) Finance
10 10 (23.26%) VMware
10 10 (23.26%) Redknee
10 10 (23.26%) Apache
10 10 (23.26%) Banking
10 10 (23.26%) Mobile App
11 8 (18.60%) Tomcat
11 8 (18.60%) Juniper
12 7 (16.28%) DAB
12 7 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (16.28%) CCNA
12 7 (16.28%) HTTP
12 7 (16.28%) Windows
12 7 (16.28%) JNCIA
12 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (13.95%) F5

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 10 (23.26%) Apache
2 8 (18.60%) Tomcat
3 5 (11.63%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.98%) Liferay
4 3 (6.98%) Alfresco
5 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.65%) IIS
6 1 (2.33%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (2.33%) iPlanet
6 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (2.33%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.33%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) GitHub
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 21 (48.84%) DNS
2 7 (16.28%) DAB
2 7 (16.28%) HTTP
3 6 (13.95%) Internet
3 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
3 6 (13.95%) Firewall
4 5 (11.63%) 2G
4 5 (11.63%) 3G
4 5 (11.63%) LDAP
4 5 (11.63%) SSL
4 5 (11.63%) GSM
4 5 (11.63%) VoIP
4 5 (11.63%) 4G
4 5 (11.63%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (11.63%) LTE
5 4 (9.30%) MGW
5 4 (9.30%) M3UA
5 4 (9.30%) SCTP
5 4 (9.30%) XCAP
5 4 (9.30%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.33%) DB2
3 1 (2.33%) DataStage
3 1 (2.33%) Big Data
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Subversion
1 4 (9.30%) GCC
2 3 (6.98%) IntelliJ
2 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
2 3 (6.98%) Gradle
2 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.98%) JIRA
3 1 (2.33%) Maven
3 1 (2.33%) Ant
3 1 (2.33%) Trac
3 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 19 (44.19%) Telecoms
2 11 (25.58%) Finance
3 10 (23.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Project Engineer
2 5 (11.63%) Architect
2 5 (11.63%) Developer
2 5 (11.63%) Administrator
3 4 (9.30%) Designer
3 4 (9.30%) Customer Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Service Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Project Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) SOAP
2 4 (9.30%) XML
2 4 (9.30%) HTML
3 3 (6.98%) Spring
3 3 (6.98%) VXML
3 3 (6.98%) Struts
3 3 (6.98%) XSLT
3 3 (6.98%) Servlets
3 3 (6.98%) XHTML
3 3 (6.98%) Velocity
3 3 (6.98%) JSR 168
4 2 (4.65%) J2EE
4 2 (4.65%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.33%) Rendezvous
5 1 (2.33%) Middleware
5 1 (2.33%) Web Services
5 1 (2.33%) HTML5
5 1 (2.33%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Mobile App
2 4 (9.30%) IVR
3 3 (6.98%) Open Source
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) DataPower
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 33 (76.74%) Linux
2 32 (74.42%) UNIX
3 19 (44.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (16.28%) Windows
5 5 (11.63%) HPUX
6 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (9.30%) AIX
7 1 (2.33%) FreeBSD
7 1 (2.33%) zOS
7 1 (2.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.63%) Project Management
1 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
1 5 (11.63%) Change Control
2 4 (9.30%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (6.98%) TDD
3 3 (6.98%) Pair Programming
3 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
3 3 (6.98%) ITIL
3 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
3 3 (6.98%) Functional Testing
3 3 (6.98%) ITIL V3
3 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (6.98%) MVC
4 2 (4.65%) Web Application Development
4 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (4.65%) Quality Management
4 2 (4.65%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (2.33%) Workflow
5 1 (2.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) Java
2 15 (34.88%) Perl
3 6 (13.95%) SQL
4 5 (11.63%) Shell Script
5 4 (9.30%) Korn
6 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.98%) Scala
6 3 (6.98%) Groovy
7 2 (4.65%) Python
7 2 (4.65%) VB
8 1 (2.33%) AWK
8 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.33%) C
8 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (16.28%) CCNA
1 7 (16.28%) JNCIA
2 5 (11.63%) RHCE
3 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) NFS
2 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.95%) VMware ESX
4 4 (9.30%) OpenSSH
5 1 (2.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Veritas File System
5 1 (2.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.33%) Xen
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Nagios
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
1 1 (2.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Red Hat
2 14 (32.56%) Cisco
3 13 (30.23%) Oracle
4 12 (27.91%) Sun
5 11 (25.58%) Citrix
6 10 (23.26%) VMware
6 10 (23.26%) Redknee
7 8 (18.60%) Juniper
8 6 (13.95%) F5
9 5 (11.63%) HP
9 5 (11.63%) Dell
9 5 (11.63%) CheckPoint
9 5 (11.63%) Crossbeam
10 3 (6.98%) IBM
10 3 (6.98%) GigaSpaces
11 2 (4.65%) BMC
11 2 (4.65%) TIBCO
12 1 (2.33%) Ab Initio
12 1 (2.33%) Symantec
12 1 (2.33%) PeopleSoft
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