The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 20 28 18
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing Solaris 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 3.27% 1.56% 1.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.82% 5.77% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £370 £370 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £423 £389
% change year-on-year
-14.20% +8.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.67 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.82% +33.34%
Solaris
West Sussex

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

Operating Systems Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
39 52 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 25.49% 27.08% 39.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 19
Median daily rate £350 £375 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £201 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 14
Median hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.96% +13.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Crawley region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 10 (100.00%) High Availability
2 8 (80.00%) Unix
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
4 5 (50.00%) Veritas
4 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (30.00%) Service Management
5 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
5 3 (30.00%) EMC
5 3 (30.00%) SAN
5 3 (30.00%) StorageTek
5 3 (30.00%) Middleware
5 3 (30.00%) Apache
5 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) Perl
5 3 (30.00%) MySQL
5 3 (30.00%) VLDB
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (30.00%) GlusterFS
5 3 (30.00%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (30.00%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (30.00%) Brocade
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Veritas Cluster Server

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley 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 3 (30.00%) Apache
1 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) Intranet
3 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
1 3 (30.00%) VLDB
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Applications Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Applications Support
2 3 (30.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Middleware Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Unix Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Web Applications Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Web Applications Support
2 3 (30.00%) Web Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Web Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
1 3 (30.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (30.00%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Unix
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) High Availability
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (30.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) GlusterFS
1 3 (30.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 3 (30.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (50.00%) Veritas
3 3 (30.00%) Brocade
3 3 (30.00%) EMC
3 3 (30.00%) StorageTek
4 2 (20.00%) 3PAR
4 2 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) FatWire
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Sun
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco