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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 71 83 104
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +21
Contract jobs citing Solaris 48 37 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.17% 1.48% 0.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.09% 7.43% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 9
Median daily rate £321 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £279 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £512 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-9.62% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.25 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-3.35% -11.30%
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
433 498 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.59% 19.89% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 257 258
Median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 48 40
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +46.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +20 16 £381 -15.27% 2
Newbury +17 15 £275 - 1
Bracknell +7 12 £475 -
Slough 0 3 £299 -31.40%
Wokingham -9 1 £410 -
Maidenhead - 1 £500 -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 49 (59.04%) VMware
2 44 (53.01%) SQL
3 42 (50.60%) Unix
4 40 (48.19%) Java
5 37 (44.58%) Oracle
5 37 (44.58%) LDAP
5 37 (44.58%) DNS
6 35 (42.17%) Incident Management
7 33 (39.76%) Change Management
7 33 (39.76%) Windows
8 32 (38.55%) Performance Monitoring
9 28 (33.73%) Linux
10 22 (26.51%) AIX
11 18 (21.69%) Windows Server
12 17 (20.48%) Shell Script
13 16 (19.28%) Cisco
14 15 (18.07%) HP
14 15 (18.07%) SAN
15 14 (16.87%) ITIL
15 14 (16.87%) Windows Server 2008
16 13 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (15.66%) Red Hat
17 12 (14.46%) IBM
18 11 (13.25%) Perl
18 11 (13.25%) EMC
18 11 (13.25%) Active Directory
19 10 (12.05%) Security Cleared
19 10 (12.05%) Oracle Database
20 9 (10.84%) NetBackup
20 9 (10.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager

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 8 (9.64%) MS Exchange
1 8 (9.64%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.43%) IIS
3 6 (7.23%) iPlanet
3 6 (7.23%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.82%) Apache
5 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.41%) Alfresco
6 2 (2.41%) Liferay
7 1 (1.20%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.20%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.20%) SAS
7 1 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.20%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) MS Office
2 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.20%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) GitHub
1 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (44.58%) DNS
1 37 (44.58%) LDAP
2 15 (18.07%) SAN
3 7 (8.43%) Firewall
3 7 (8.43%) Unified Communications
4 6 (7.23%) BIG-IP
5 5 (6.02%) DHCP
6 3 (3.61%) SSL
7 2 (2.41%) Diameter Protocol
7 2 (2.41%) H.323
7 2 (2.41%) HTTP
7 2 (2.41%) MGCP
7 2 (2.41%) SS7
8 1 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.20%) HSRP
8 1 (1.20%) NGN
8 1 (1.20%) VLAN
8 1 (1.20%) VoLTE
8 1 (1.20%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.05%) Oracle Database
2 8 (9.64%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.43%) DB2
3 7 (8.43%) MS Access
4 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (9.64%) ClearQuest
2 7 (8.43%) ClearCase
3 5 (6.02%) Ant
3 5 (6.02%) Maven
4 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.61%) Subversion
5 2 (2.41%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.41%) Gradle
5 2 (2.41%) IntelliJ
5 2 (2.41%) JIRA
5 2 (2.41%) ProC
6 1 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (6.02%) Law
1 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.82%) Finance
3 2 (2.41%) Billing
4 1 (1.20%) Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (40.96%) Support Engineer
2 30 (36.14%) Administrator
2 30 (36.14%) Solaris Engineer
2 30 (36.14%) VMware Engineer
3 28 (33.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 28 (33.73%) 3rd Line Support
3 28 (33.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 28 (33.73%) Solaris Administrator
4 27 (32.53%) Solaris Support Engineer
4 27 (32.53%) VMWare Administrator
4 27 (32.53%) VMware Support Engineer
5 10 (12.05%) Consultant
6 5 (6.02%) Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Configuration Manager
7 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.61%) DBA
8 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Designer
8 3 (3.61%) Oracle Consultant
8 3 (3.61%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (3.61%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.84%) HTML
2 8 (9.64%) J2EE
3 7 (8.43%) JSP
4 6 (7.23%) CGI
5 2 (2.41%) JDBC
5 2 (2.41%) JSR 168
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (2.41%) Servlets
5 2 (2.41%) Spring
5 2 (2.41%) Struts
5 2 (2.41%) Velocity
5 2 (2.41%) Web Services
5 2 (2.41%) XHTML
5 2 (2.41%) XML
5 2 (2.41%) XSLT
6 1 (1.20%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.02%) Clustering
2 5 (6.02%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (6.02%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.61%) Statistics
4 2 (2.41%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (2.41%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.41%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.20%) CMDB
5 1 (1.20%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.20%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.20%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.20%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.20%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (50.60%) Unix
2 33 (39.76%) Windows
3 28 (33.73%) Linux
4 22 (26.51%) AIX
5 18 (21.69%) Windows Server
6 14 (16.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (8.43%) Windows XP
9 5 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.41%) CentOS
10 2 (2.41%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.20%) Debian
11 1 (1.20%) FreeBSD
11 1 (1.20%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (42.17%) Incident Management
2 33 (39.76%) Change Management
3 32 (38.55%) Performance Monitoring
4 14 (16.87%) ITIL
5 7 (8.43%) Configuration Management
5 7 (8.43%) ITIL V3
5 7 (8.43%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (8.43%) Project Management
5 7 (8.43%) Six Sigma
6 6 (7.23%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.61%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (3.61%) Threat Detection
8 2 (2.41%) Functional Testing
8 2 (2.41%) ITSM
8 2 (2.41%) MVC
8 2 (2.41%) Open Source
8 2 (2.41%) Quality Management
8 2 (2.41%) SOA
8 2 (2.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.41%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (53.01%) SQL
2 40 (48.19%) Java
3 17 (20.48%) Shell Script
4 11 (13.25%) Perl
5 3 (3.61%) C
6 2 (2.41%) Groovy
6 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.41%) Scala
7 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.20%) Korn
7 1 (1.20%) PHP
7 1 (1.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (12.05%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.20%) CCNA
3 1 (1.20%) CCNP
3 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.20%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) JSP 440
2 3 (3.61%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (13.25%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.20%) Ceph
4 1 (1.20%) Dovecot
4 1 (1.20%) iptables
4 1 (1.20%) KVM
4 1 (1.20%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.20%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (10.84%) NetBackup
1 9 (10.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (9.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (8.43%) EMC NetWorker
3 7 (8.43%) Netcool
4 6 (7.23%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (3.61%) Oracle ZFS
5 3 (3.61%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.41%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.20%) Ansible
7 1 (1.20%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.20%) Cacti
7 1 (1.20%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.20%) Nagios
7 1 (1.20%) OpenView
7 1 (1.20%) Puppet
7 1 (1.20%) RANCID
7 1 (1.20%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 49 (59.04%) VMware
2 37 (44.58%) Oracle
3 16 (19.28%) Cisco
4 15 (18.07%) HP
5 13 (15.66%) Red Hat
6 12 (14.46%) IBM
7 11 (13.25%) EMC
8 7 (8.43%) Intel Security
8 7 (8.43%) Veritas
9 6 (7.23%) BEA
9 6 (7.23%) F5
9 6 (7.23%) NetApp
9 6 (7.23%) Sun
10 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
11 2 (2.41%) BMC
11 2 (2.41%) GigaSpaces
11 2 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (2.41%) Symantec
12 1 (1.20%) Opsware
12 1 (1.20%) Qualys
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