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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 96 88 102
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Contract jobs citing Solaris 24 32 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.95% 1.27% 0.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.67% 5.90% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 9
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£425 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £26.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+2.83% -1.85%
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
514 542 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.34% 21.43% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 262 193
Average daily rate £375 £338 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 30 25
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -19.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £22.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +14 14 £450 +10.76% 3
Slough +1 5 £360 +60.89%
Newbury - 3 £400 -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 29 (74.36%) Linux
2 25 (64.10%) UNIX
3 19 (48.72%) Java
4 17 (43.59%) Finance
5 13 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 13 (33.33%) Oracle
6 11 (28.21%) Sun
6 11 (28.21%) Red Hat
6 11 (28.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (25.64%) WebSphere
7 10 (25.64%) J2EE
7 10 (25.64%) AIX
8 9 (23.08%) Apache
8 9 (23.08%) WebLogic
8 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 9 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
8 9 (23.08%) Degree
8 9 (23.08%) Oracle Database
9 8 (20.51%) Middleware
9 8 (20.51%) Firewall
10 7 (17.95%) IBM
10 7 (17.95%) Clustering
10 7 (17.95%) Broadband
10 7 (17.95%) DNS
10 7 (17.95%) SQL
10 7 (17.95%) Tomcat
10 7 (17.95%) Windows
10 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (15.38%) Application Packaging

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 10 (25.64%) WebSphere
2 9 (23.08%) Apache
2 9 (23.08%) WebLogic
3 7 (17.95%) Tomcat
4 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
4 5 (12.82%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (10.26%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (10.26%) JBoss
5 4 (10.26%) IIS
5 4 (10.26%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (10.26%) iPlanet
6 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.56%) Liferay
6 1 (2.56%) Alfresco
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
1 4 (10.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) Firewall
2 7 (17.95%) Broadband
2 7 (17.95%) DNS
3 5 (12.82%) SSH
3 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
3 5 (12.82%) VoIP
4 4 (10.26%) xDSL
4 4 (10.26%) Ethernet
4 4 (10.26%) ATM
4 4 (10.26%) VPN
4 4 (10.26%) PPP
4 4 (10.26%) SSL
4 4 (10.26%) DAB
4 4 (10.26%) DSLAM
5 3 (7.69%) DSL
5 3 (7.69%) BGP
5 3 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (7.69%) Wireless
5 3 (7.69%) WLAN
5 3 (7.69%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.26%) DB2
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
4 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.56%) Subversion
2 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.56%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Gradle
2 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (43.59%) Finance
2 13 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (12.82%) Banking
4 3 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (15.38%) Administrator
2 5 (12.82%) Project Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) WebSphere Administrator
3 4 (10.26%) Network Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Consultant
4 3 (7.69%) Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) E-Business Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Incident Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Payroll Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Designer
5 2 (5.13%) Middleware Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Business Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.56%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) J2EE
2 9 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (20.51%) Middleware
4 6 (15.38%) Application Packaging
5 5 (12.82%) SOAP
6 4 (10.26%) Web Services
6 4 (10.26%) HTML
7 3 (7.69%) JMS
8 1 (2.56%) Spring
8 1 (2.56%) CSS
8 1 (2.56%) Struts
8 1 (2.56%) RESTful
8 1 (2.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Clustering
1 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
2 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.26%) DataPower
4 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.69%) PKI
5 1 (2.56%) Replication
5 1 (2.56%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 29 (74.36%) Linux
2 25 (64.10%) UNIX
3 11 (28.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (25.64%) AIX
5 7 (17.95%) Windows
6 4 (10.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
1 6 (15.38%) Release Management
2 4 (10.26%) Open Source
2 4 (10.26%) ITIL
2 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (7.69%) Project Planning
3 3 (7.69%) High Availability
3 3 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 2 (5.13%) Migration
4 2 (5.13%) Service Management
5 1 (2.56%) Project Management
5 1 (2.56%) Regression Testing
5 1 (2.56%) MVC
5 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (48.72%) Java
2 7 (17.95%) SQL
3 6 (15.38%) Perl
4 4 (10.26%) PHP
5 3 (7.69%) C
5 3 (7.69%) C++
6 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.13%) Korn
6 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.56%) VBA
7 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.26%) Sun Certification
2 4 (10.26%) CCNP
2 4 (10.26%) CCNA
2 4 (10.26%) SCSA
3 3 (7.69%) IBM Certification
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) NFS
1 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Oracle
2 11 (28.21%) Sun
2 11 (28.21%) Red Hat
3 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 7 (17.95%) IBM
5 6 (15.38%) VMware
6 5 (12.82%) Redknee
6 5 (12.82%) HP
6 5 (12.82%) Citrix
6 5 (12.82%) Tekelec
6 5 (12.82%) Sandvine
7 4 (10.26%) Huawei
7 4 (10.26%) Cisco
7 4 (10.26%) Veritas
8 3 (7.69%) Juniper
9 1 (2.56%) Ab Initio
9 1 (2.56%) Dell
9 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.56%) Crossbeam
9 1 (2.56%) GigaSpaces
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago