The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 220 212 150
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -62
Contract jobs citing Solaris 519 498 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.02% 1.02% 1.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.57% 4.42% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 287 417
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £603 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 17
Average hourly rate £26.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.13 £25.30 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.74 £41.60 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.83% -11.66%
Solaris
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11349 11267 10029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.33% 23.14% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6735 6505 5589
Average daily rate £363 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £520 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 890 964 953
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.83%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in England

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in England

Solaris
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram in England

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in England

Solaris
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Solaris Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the England region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
London -15 246 £438 +2.94% 50
South East +26 147 £450 +25.69% 26
West Midlands +14 38 £340 +0.29% 3
East of England -10 26 £365 +30.36% 10
South West -1 22 £370 +28.69% 18
North West -15 21 £400 -16.01% 8
East Midlands -5 10 £325 -1.88% 2
Yorkshire -22 6 £381 -10.29% 8
North East -29 2 £295 -2.80%
Midlands - 1 - -
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 699 (69.69%) Linux
2 603 (60.12%) UNIX
3 446 (44.47%) Windows
4 407 (40.58%) Oracle
5 285 (28.41%) Finance
6 244 (24.33%) Red Hat
7 221 (22.03%) Perl
7 221 (22.03%) AIX
8 207 (20.64%) SAN
8 207 (20.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 197 (19.64%) SQL
10 196 (19.54%) Java
11 173 (17.25%) Shell Script
12 172 (17.15%) VMware
13 167 (16.65%) IBM
14 153 (15.25%) ITIL
14 153 (15.25%) Banking
15 151 (15.05%) Cisco
16 148 (14.76%) Firewall
17 147 (14.66%) Security Cleared
18 144 (14.36%) WebSphere
19 142 (14.16%) Sun
20 141 (14.06%) Migration
21 126 (12.56%) Microsoft
21 126 (12.56%) Oracle Database
22 124 (12.36%) Data Centre
23 118 (11.76%) HP
24 114 (11.37%) Veritas
25 112 (11.17%) TCP/IP
26 111 (11.07%) SC Cleared

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 144 (14.36%) WebSphere
2 80 (7.98%) WebLogic
3 76 (7.58%) Apache
4 62 (6.18%) Tomcat
5 49 (4.89%) WebSphere Application Server
6 48 (4.79%) IIS
7 26 (2.59%) JBoss
7 26 (2.59%) SharePoint
8 25 (2.49%) CICS
9 19 (1.89%) WebSphere Portal
10 17 (1.69%) WebSphere Process Server
11 14 (1.40%) MS Exchange
12 13 (1.30%) MQSeries
13 11 (1.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 11 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
13 11 (1.10%) Lync
14 10 (1.00%) Oracle Service Bus
15 9 (0.90%) iPlanet
15 9 (0.90%) WebLogic Portal
16 8 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 47 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 33 (3.29%) MS Office
3 19 (1.89%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.40%) MS Project
5 11 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 12 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (1.00%) Maximo
4 9 (0.90%) RMDS
4 9 (0.90%) BusinessWorks
4 9 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.50%) Murex MxG2000
5 5 (0.50%) Tridion
6 4 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.40%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
7 3 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 2 (0.20%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.100%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.100%) Summit
9 1 (0.100%) SAP APO
9 1 (0.100%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.100%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.60%) PaaS
3 4 (0.40%) Office 365
3 4 (0.40%) IaaS
4 2 (0.20%) GitHub
5 1 (0.100%) SaaS
5 1 (0.100%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.100%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 207 (20.64%) SAN
2 148 (14.76%) Firewall
3 112 (11.17%) TCP/IP
4 104 (10.37%) NAS
5 103 (10.27%) DNS
6 87 (8.67%) LDAP
7 70 (6.98%) WAN
8 69 (6.88%) SSL
9 64 (6.38%) LAN
10 47 (4.69%) Fibre Channel
11 44 (4.39%) Internet
12 38 (3.79%) VPN
13 34 (3.39%) HTTP
13 34 (3.39%) iSCSI
14 30 (2.99%) BGP
15 28 (2.79%) Wireless
15 28 (2.79%) SSH
16 27 (2.69%) OSPF
17 25 (2.49%) SMTP
18 24 (2.39%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (12.56%) Oracle Database
2 104 (10.37%) SQL Server
3 69 (6.88%) Relational Database
4 53 (5.28%) DB2
5 50 (4.99%) Oracle Database 11g
6 38 (3.79%) MySQL
7 35 (3.49%) RDBMS
8 26 (2.59%) Oracle Database 10g
9 22 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
9 22 (2.19%) Oracle Database 12c
10 15 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (1.50%) Oracle Exadata
11 13 (1.30%) Hadoop
12 7 (0.70%) MongoDB
12 7 (0.70%) Oracle ODI
12 7 (0.70%) HBase
12 7 (0.70%) DB2 UDB
13 6 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.60%) Ingres
13 6 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 40 (3.99%) Eclipse
2 30 (2.99%) Ant
2 30 (2.99%) Maven
3 28 (2.79%) Introscope
4 26 (2.59%) Git (software)
4 26 (2.59%) SoapUI
5 22 (2.19%) JUnit
6 20 (1.99%) Subversion
7 18 (1.79%) JIRA
7 18 (1.79%) Jenkins
8 15 (1.50%) TeamCity
9 14 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
10 11 (1.10%) Selenium
11 10 (1.00%) ClearCase
12 8 (0.80%) LoadRunner
12 8 (0.80%) ProC
13 6 (0.60%) Hudson
14 5 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (0.50%) Log4j
14 5 (0.50%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 285 (28.41%) Finance
2 153 (15.25%) Banking
3 65 (6.48%) Investment Banking
4 39 (3.89%) Telecoms
5 33 (3.29%) Marketing
6 29 (2.89%) Financial Institution
7 16 (1.60%) Retail
8 9 (0.90%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.80%) Legal
10 7 (0.70%) Front Office
11 4 (0.40%) Publishing
12 3 (0.30%) Advertising
12 3 (0.30%) Billing
12 3 (0.30%) Automotive
12 3 (0.30%) International Banking
12 3 (0.30%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.20%) French Language
13 2 (0.20%) Local Government
13 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.20%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 164 (16.35%) Administrator
2 127 (12.66%) Developer
3 112 (11.17%) Architect
4 95 (9.47%) Systems Administrator
5 72 (7.18%) Analyst
6 59 (5.88%) UNIX Administrator
7 54 (5.38%) Infrastructure Architect
8 50 (4.99%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 49 (4.89%) Consultant
10 41 (4.09%) Technical Architect
11 39 (3.89%) UNIX Engineer
12 38 (3.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 38 (3.79%) Linux Engineer
13 37 (3.69%) DBA
14 36 (3.59%) Java Developer
15 34 (3.39%) Linux Administrator
16 31 (3.09%) Project Manager
17 30 (2.99%) Oracle Developer
18 27 (2.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 26 (2.59%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (8.08%) Web Services
2 79 (7.88%) Middleware
3 66 (6.58%) J2EE
4 58 (5.78%) XML
5 50 (4.99%) HTML
6 40 (3.99%) .NET
7 38 (3.79%) WebSphere MQ
8 34 (3.39%) CSS
8 34 (3.39%) SOAP
9 28 (2.79%) Ajax
9 28 (2.79%) TIBCO EMS
10 26 (2.59%) JMS
11 25 (2.49%) XHTML
12 24 (2.39%) JSP
13 23 (2.29%) HTML5
14 19 (1.89%) EclipseLink
14 19 (1.89%) TopLink
15 18 (1.79%) JAX-RS
16 17 (1.69%) STL
16 17 (1.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 124 (12.36%) Data Centre
2 106 (10.57%) Clustering
3 88 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (5.58%) Management Information System
5 36 (3.59%) Replication
6 30 (2.99%) PKI
7 23 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 21 (2.09%) LPAR
8 21 (2.09%) Enterprise Storage
9 17 (1.69%) HACMP
10 16 (1.60%) Client/Server
11 15 (1.50%) Mainframe
12 14 (1.40%) EMC VNX
13 13 (1.30%) Computer Science
14 12 (1.20%) CMDB
14 12 (1.20%) DataPower
15 9 (0.90%) Fat Client
15 9 (0.90%) Celerra
15 9 (0.90%) Data Structures
15 9 (0.90%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 699 (69.69%) Linux
2 603 (60.12%) UNIX
3 446 (44.47%) Windows
4 221 (22.03%) AIX
5 207 (20.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 71 (7.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 70 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 66 (6.58%) HPUX
9 31 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 30 (2.99%) zOS
10 30 (2.99%) SUSE
11 29 (2.89%) Oracle Linux
12 20 (1.99%) Data ONTAP
13 15 (1.50%) Windows 7
14 11 (1.10%) CentOS
14 11 (1.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 8 (0.80%) NetWare
16 6 (0.60%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.60%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.30%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (15.25%) ITIL
2 141 (14.06%) Migration
3 74 (7.38%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (6.58%) Performance Tuning
5 59 (5.88%) Project Management
6 57 (5.68%) Configuration Management
7 51 (5.08%) Change Management
7 51 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 50 (4.99%) OO
9 43 (4.29%) Service Management
10 36 (3.59%) Load Balancing
11 32 (3.19%) Open Source
11 32 (3.19%) Service Delivery
12 30 (2.99%) Stakeholder Management
12 30 (2.99%) Root Cause Analysis
12 30 (2.99%) SDLC
13 29 (2.89%) Change Control
14 28 (2.79%) Content Management
15 25 (2.49%) Risk Management
15 25 (2.49%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 221 (22.03%) Perl
2 197 (19.64%) SQL
3 196 (19.54%) Java
4 173 (17.25%) Shell Script
5 82 (8.18%) Python
6 74 (7.38%) C++
7 68 (6.78%) C
7 68 (6.78%) Korn
8 67 (6.68%) Bash Shell
9 58 (5.78%) JavaScript
10 38 (3.79%) PowerShell
11 32 (3.19%) PL/SQL
12 27 (2.69%) PHP
13 19 (1.89%) Ruby
13 19 (1.89%) Jython
14 17 (1.69%) VB
15 13 (1.30%) C#
16 12 (1.20%) C-shell
17 11 (1.10%) VBScript
18 7 (0.70%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 147 (14.66%) Security Cleared
2 111 (11.07%) SC Cleared
3 59 (5.88%) Degree
4 49 (4.89%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (2.49%) DV Cleared
6 24 (2.39%) CCNA
7 20 (1.99%) RHCE
8 16 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (1.40%) CCNP
11 13 (1.30%) MCSE
12 12 (1.20%) ISEB
13 11 (1.10%) PMI Certification
13 11 (1.10%) CISSP
14 10 (1.00%) Sun Certification
15 9 (0.90%) IBM Certification
15 9 (0.90%) PMP
16 8 (0.80%) SCSA
17 7 (0.70%) ISTQB
18 6 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.59%) QA
2 11 (1.10%) SLA
3 6 (0.60%) COBIT
3 6 (0.60%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.40%) COSO
6 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 102 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 98 (9.77%) Active Directory
3 54 (5.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 51 (5.08%) NFS
5 32 (3.19%) Hyper-V
6 30 (2.99%) KVM
7 29 (2.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 28 (2.79%) Samba
9 26 (2.59%) VMware ESX
10 22 (2.19%) Oracle RAC
11 18 (1.79%) vSphere
12 16 (1.60%) XenApp
13 14 (1.40%) GPFS
14 13 (1.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 13 (1.30%) ProxySG
15 12 (1.20%) Xen
15 12 (1.20%) SRDF
15 12 (1.20%) Oracle Clusterware
16 11 (1.10%) Terminal Services
17 10 (1.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 64 (6.38%) Puppet
2 57 (5.68%) NetBackup
3 44 (4.39%) Tivoli
4 40 (3.99%) Oracle ZFS
5 29 (2.89%) CA Wily
5 29 (2.89%) BladeLogic
6 26 (2.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 23 (2.29%) Control-M
7 23 (2.29%) CA Single Sign-On
8 21 (2.09%) Red Hat Satellite
9 20 (1.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 18 (1.79%) Nagios
10 18 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
11 14 (1.40%) SnapVault
11 14 (1.40%) SnapMirror
12 13 (1.30%) EMC NetWorker
13 12 (1.20%) Netcool
14 11 (1.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 11 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
15 10 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 407 (40.58%) Oracle
2 244 (24.33%) Red Hat
3 172 (17.15%) VMware
4 167 (16.65%) IBM
5 151 (15.05%) Cisco
6 142 (14.16%) Sun
7 126 (12.56%) Microsoft
8 118 (11.76%) HP
9 114 (11.37%) Veritas
10 106 (10.57%) EMC
11 89 (8.87%) NetApp
12 71 (7.08%) CA
13 48 (4.79%) Symantec
14 47 (4.69%) CheckPoint
15 42 (4.19%) TIBCO
16 41 (4.09%) Citrix
17 40 (3.99%) F5
18 33 (3.29%) Blue Coat
19 31 (3.09%) Sybase
20 27 (2.69%) Remedy
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