The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 32 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Solaris 4 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.45% 0.85% 4.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.82% 4.08% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £350 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £27.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+32.11% +2.83%
Solaris
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Operating Systems Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
83 49 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 30.07% 20.85% 35.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 37
Median daily rate £350 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £156 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £410 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bracknell region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solaris across the Bracknell region.

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Bracknell region.

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Unified Communications
2 4 (80.00%) Intel Security
2 4 (80.00%) Netcool
2 4 (80.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) EMC
2 4 (80.00%) MS Access
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) Veritas
3 3 (60.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) CentOS
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell 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 4 (80.00%) IIS
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (20.00%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (20.00%) NAS
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MS Access
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Server Support
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Support
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) ELK Stack
1 1 (20.00%) LAMP
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Debian
3 1 (20.00%) Fedora
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps
1 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum
1 1 (20.00%) Time Management
1 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) KVM
2 1 (20.00%) NFS
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (20.00%) Postfix
2 1 (20.00%) qmail
2 1 (20.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (20.00%) Varnish
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (80.00%) Netcool
2 4 (80.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Ansible
3 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (20.00%) Bacula
3 1 (20.00%) Cacti
3 1 (20.00%) cPanel
3 1 (20.00%) Grafana
3 1 (20.00%) Graphite
3 1 (20.00%) Kibana
3 1 (20.00%) logstash
3 1 (20.00%) Nagios
3 1 (20.00%) Plesk
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (20.00%) Salt
3 1 (20.00%) SCOM
3 1 (20.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) EMC
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Intel Security
3 3 (60.00%) Veritas
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) CommVault
4 1 (20.00%) Hitachi
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) VMware