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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
South East / Berkshire
Rank 92 101 117
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +16
Contract jobs citing Solaris 12 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.61% 0.95% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.43% 4.97% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 10
Median daily rate £400 £305 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -22.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £251 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £550 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £43.75 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.06%

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
271 483 534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.71% 19.04% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 280 270
Median daily rate £450 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 30 33
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £60.06 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +7 5 £340 -2.15% 4
Slough +10 3 £420 +68.00%
Maidenhead - 2 £535 -
Newbury +3 1 - -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 39 (62.90%) Unix
2 37 (59.68%) Linux
3 35 (56.45%) VMware
4 31 (50.00%) Windows
5 28 (45.16%) IBM
5 28 (45.16%) SAN
6 27 (43.55%) Oracle
7 23 (37.10%) Cisco
8 22 (35.48%) AIX
8 22 (35.48%) Shell Script
9 19 (30.65%) NetApp
9 19 (30.65%) SQL
9 19 (30.65%) EMC
10 18 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (29.03%) Data Centre
11 17 (27.42%) IBM Mainframe
11 17 (27.42%) DNS
11 17 (27.42%) Mainframe
12 15 (24.19%) HP
12 15 (24.19%) Law
12 15 (24.19%) Java
13 14 (22.58%) LDAP
13 14 (22.58%) EMC VNX
13 14 (22.58%) EMC VMAX
14 12 (19.35%) Performance Monitoring
14 12 (19.35%) Incident Management
15 11 (17.74%) Red Hat
15 11 (17.74%) Change Management
16 10 (16.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 9 (14.52%) 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 5 (8.06%) Apache
2 4 (6.45%) Alfresco
2 4 (6.45%) Liferay
2 4 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.23%) IIS
3 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.61%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Office
2 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) GitHub
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (45.16%) SAN
2 17 (27.42%) DNS
3 14 (22.58%) LDAP
4 6 (9.68%) LAN
5 5 (8.06%) DHCP
5 5 (8.06%) Firewall
6 3 (4.84%) IMAP
6 3 (4.84%) SMTP
6 3 (4.84%) Unified Communications
6 3 (4.84%) VPN
7 2 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (3.23%) DSLAM
7 2 (3.23%) Ethernet
7 2 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (3.23%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.23%) PPP
7 2 (3.23%) SSL
7 2 (3.23%) VLAN
7 2 (3.23%) VoIP
7 2 (3.23%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) DB2
2 4 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.23%) MS Access
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.45%) Ant
2 4 (6.45%) ClearCase
2 4 (6.45%) ClearQuest
2 4 (6.45%) Eclipse
2 4 (6.45%) Gradle
2 4 (6.45%) IntelliJ
2 4 (6.45%) JIRA
2 4 (6.45%) Maven
2 4 (6.45%) Subversion
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.61%) JMeter
4 1 (1.61%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (24.19%) Law
2 8 (12.90%) Finance
3 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.84%) Banking
5 2 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (20.97%) Support Engineer
2 11 (17.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 11 (17.74%) 3rd Line Support
2 11 (17.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 10 (16.13%) Administrator
3 10 (16.13%) Solaris Engineer
3 10 (16.13%) VMware Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Solaris Administrator
4 9 (14.52%) Solaris Support Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) VMWare Administrator
4 9 (14.52%) VMware Support Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Technical Leader
6 6 (9.68%) Architect
7 5 (8.06%) Consultant
7 5 (8.06%) Project Manager
7 5 (8.06%) Storage Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (6.45%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) HTML
2 7 (11.29%) Middleware
2 7 (11.29%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (6.45%) CGI
3 4 (6.45%) J2EE
3 4 (6.45%) JSR 168
3 4 (6.45%) Servlets
3 4 (6.45%) Spring
3 4 (6.45%) Struts
3 4 (6.45%) Velocity
3 4 (6.45%) XHTML
3 4 (6.45%) XML
3 4 (6.45%) XSLT
4 1 (1.61%) .NET
4 1 (1.61%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.03%) Data Centre
2 17 (27.42%) IBM Mainframe
2 17 (27.42%) Mainframe
3 14 (22.58%) EMC VMAX
3 14 (22.58%) EMC VNX
4 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.23%) Clustering
4 2 (3.23%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.23%) Statistics
5 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 39 (62.90%) Unix
2 37 (59.68%) Linux
3 31 (50.00%) Windows
4 22 (35.48%) AIX
5 9 (14.52%) Windows Server
6 8 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.61%) CentOS
8 1 (1.61%) Debian
8 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.35%) Incident Management
1 12 (19.35%) Performance Monitoring
2 11 (17.74%) Change Management
3 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (11.29%) Process Improvement
4 6 (9.68%) Business Process Improvement
4 6 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (6.45%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.45%) Extreme Programming
6 4 (6.45%) Functional Testing
6 4 (6.45%) ITIL
6 4 (6.45%) MVC
6 4 (6.45%) Open Source
6 4 (6.45%) Pair Programming
6 4 (6.45%) Quality Management
6 4 (6.45%) TDD
6 4 (6.45%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (35.48%) Shell Script
2 19 (30.65%) SQL
3 15 (24.19%) Java
4 5 (8.06%) Perl
5 4 (6.45%) Groovy
5 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.45%) Scala
6 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.61%) C
6 1 (1.61%) C#
6 1 (1.61%) Korn
6 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) CCNA
1 2 (3.23%) CCNP
1 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (3.23%) Degree
1 2 (3.23%) ISEB
1 2 (3.23%) PMP
1 2 (3.23%) SCSA
1 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
1 2 (3.23%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.61%) CISA
2 1 (1.61%) CISM
2 1 (1.61%) CISSP
2 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 18 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.23%) vSphere
4 1 (1.61%) Ceph
4 1 (1.61%) Dovecot
4 1 (1.61%) iptables
4 1 (1.61%) KVM
4 1 (1.61%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.61%) Squid
4 1 (1.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 10 (16.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (8.06%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (4.84%) Tivoli
3 3 (4.84%) vMotion
4 2 (3.23%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (3.23%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.23%) Netcool
4 2 (3.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.61%) Ansible
5 1 (1.61%) Cacti
5 1 (1.61%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.61%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.61%) Nagios
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (1.61%) Perfmon
5 1 (1.61%) Puppet
5 1 (1.61%) RANCID
5 1 (1.61%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 35 (56.45%) VMware
2 28 (45.16%) IBM
3 27 (43.55%) Oracle
4 23 (37.10%) Cisco
5 19 (30.65%) EMC
5 19 (30.65%) NetApp
6 15 (24.19%) HP
7 11 (17.74%) Red Hat
8 7 (11.29%) TIBCO
8 7 (11.29%) Veritas
9 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
10 4 (6.45%) GigaSpaces
10 4 (6.45%) Sun
11 3 (4.84%) 3PAR
11 3 (4.84%) CheckPoint
12 2 (3.23%) Huawei
12 2 (3.23%) Intel Security
13 1 (1.61%) Blue Coat
13 1 (1.61%) Juniper
13 1 (1.61%) Progress