The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 197 232 211
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -21
Contract jobs citing Solaris 641 497 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.26% 0.98% 1.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.69% 4.39% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 293 342
Median daily rate £420 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £309 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 4
Median hourly rate £51.00 £26.00 £30.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.15% -15.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £34.30 £30.60
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +12.09%
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
11269 11310 11008
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.11% 22.31% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7125 6524 6294
Median daily rate £395 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 616 924 986
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £38.50 £36.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
London +31 266 £459 +6.49% 20
South East +16 155 £390 -8.23% 8
North East +19 57 £285 +3.63% 6
South West +25 44 £388 -8.82% 4
North West -7 39 £405 -16.92% 11
East of England -4 36 £413 +3.12% 10
East Midlands +16 16 £393 +15.51% 1
West Midlands -20 16 £375 +10.29% 3
Yorkshire -4 13 £525 +61.53% 7
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 England region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 746 (70.98%) Unix
2 731 (69.55%) Linux
3 452 (43.01%) Oracle
4 373 (35.49%) AIX
4 373 (35.49%) Red Hat
5 321 (30.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 315 (29.97%) Windows
7 291 (27.69%) Finance
8 287 (27.31%) Veritas
9 239 (22.74%) SAN
10 232 (22.07%) VMware
11 214 (20.36%) Shell Script
12 202 (19.22%) Migration
13 196 (18.65%) Perl
14 187 (17.79%) ITIL
15 179 (17.03%) IBM
16 174 (16.56%) HP
17 168 (15.98%) SQL
18 162 (15.41%) Banking
19 158 (15.03%) Sun
20 154 (14.65%) Security Cleared
21 153 (14.56%) Java
22 146 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
23 141 (13.42%) EMC
24 129 (12.27%) Microsoft
25 118 (11.23%) Middleware
25 118 (11.23%) SC Cleared
25 118 (11.23%) Puppet
25 118 (11.23%) Oracle Database
26 111 (10.56%) NetBackup

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 103 (9.80%) WebLogic
2 97 (9.23%) WebSphere
3 74 (7.04%) Apache
4 64 (6.09%) Tomcat
5 52 (4.95%) WebSphere Application Server
6 40 (3.81%) IIS
7 35 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 29 (2.76%) Oracle Application Server
9 26 (2.47%) JBoss
10 24 (2.28%) MQSeries
11 23 (2.19%) SharePoint
12 22 (2.09%) iPlanet
13 16 (1.52%) Confluence
14 15 (1.43%) MS Exchange
14 15 (1.43%) nginx
15 13 (1.24%) AquaLogic
15 13 (1.24%) IBM HTTP Server
15 13 (1.24%) Jetty
15 13 (1.24%) SharePoint Server
16 12 (1.14%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 26 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.86%) MS Project
3 8 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.38%) MS Office
5 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.86%) OpenText MBPM
1 9 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.57%) BusinessWare
3 6 (0.57%) SAP R/3
4 5 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.095%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.095%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.095%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.095%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (0.095%) RMDS
8 1 (0.095%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (0.48%) IaaS
4 4 (0.38%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.38%) SaaS
5 2 (0.19%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.19%) Office 365
5 2 (0.19%) PaaS
6 1 (0.095%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.095%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.095%) CloudBees
6 1 (0.095%) Joyent
6 1 (0.095%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.095%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 239 (22.74%) SAN
2 96 (9.13%) Firewall
3 95 (9.04%) NAS
4 88 (8.37%) DNS
5 86 (8.18%) TCP/IP
6 63 (5.99%) Fibre Channel
7 61 (5.80%) LDAP
8 54 (5.14%) SSL
8 54 (5.14%) WAN
9 45 (4.28%) LAN
10 43 (4.09%) HTTP
11 36 (3.43%) VPN
12 30 (2.85%) Diameter Protocol
12 30 (2.85%) SS7
13 29 (2.76%) DHCP
14 24 (2.28%) FTP
15 22 (2.09%) GPRS
15 22 (2.09%) SSH
15 22 (2.09%) UMTS
15 22 (2.09%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (11.23%) Oracle Database
2 85 (8.09%) SQL Server
3 56 (5.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 50 (4.76%) MySQL
5 36 (3.43%) Relational Database
6 28 (2.66%) DB2
7 26 (2.47%) Oracle Database 12c
8 23 (2.19%) VLDB
9 22 (2.09%) Oracle Database 10g
9 22 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
9 22 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (1.71%) OLTP
12 17 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
13 14 (1.33%) PowerCenter
14 12 (1.14%) Hadoop
14 12 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
15 11 (1.05%) RDBMS
15 11 (1.05%) Sybase ASE
16 10 (0.95%) HBase
Development Applications
1 40 (3.81%) JIRA
2 32 (3.04%) Git (software)
3 31 (2.95%) Subversion
4 30 (2.85%) Jenkins
5 25 (2.38%) Maven
6 23 (2.19%) Ant
7 16 (1.52%) Gradle
8 12 (1.14%) Log4j
8 12 (1.14%) Travis CI
9 9 (0.86%) ClearCase
9 9 (0.86%) SoapUI
10 8 (0.76%) ClearQuest
10 8 (0.76%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.57%) Bitbucket
11 6 (0.57%) JUnit
11 6 (0.57%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.48%) VTune
13 4 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
13 4 (0.38%) Toad
General
1 291 (27.69%) Finance
2 162 (15.41%) Banking
3 61 (5.80%) Telecoms
4 48 (4.57%) Investment Banking
5 16 (1.52%) Law
6 14 (1.33%) Front Office
7 13 (1.24%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.14%) Billing
8 12 (1.14%) Marketing
9 11 (1.05%) Back Office
9 11 (1.05%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.05%) Games
10 7 (0.67%) Electronics
10 7 (0.67%) Legal
11 5 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.29%) Retail
13 2 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.095%) Advertising
14 1 (0.095%) Local Government
14 1 (0.095%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 245 (23.31%) Administrator
2 145 (13.80%) Systems Administrator
3 141 (13.42%) Unix Administrator
4 113 (10.75%) Architect
5 102 (9.71%) Consultant
6 90 (8.56%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 88 (8.37%) Unix Engineer
8 77 (7.33%) Linux Engineer
9 75 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
10 71 (6.76%) Support Engineer
11 67 (6.37%) Analyst
12 55 (5.23%) Solaris Administrator
13 53 (5.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 52 (4.95%) Developer
15 51 (4.85%) Solaris Consultant
16 49 (4.66%) Infrastructure Architect
17 47 (4.47%) DBA
18 36 (3.43%) Solaris Systems Administrator
18 36 (3.43%) Unix Consultant
19 35 (3.33%) Solaris Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (11.23%) Middleware
2 52 (4.95%) J2EE
3 49 (4.66%) Web Services
4 46 (4.38%) XML
5 35 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 32 (3.04%) HTML
7 29 (2.76%) IBM Integration Bus
8 25 (2.38%) .NET
9 22 (2.09%) LAMP
10 21 (2.00%) SOAP
11 18 (1.71%) XSLT
12 17 (1.62%) REST
13 15 (1.43%) JMS
13 15 (1.43%) Software Packaging
14 14 (1.33%) POSIX
15 13 (1.24%) JSON
15 13 (1.24%) JSP
15 13 (1.24%) Spring
16 12 (1.14%) Oracle Fusion
16 12 (1.14%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 110 (10.47%) Data Centre
2 78 (7.42%) Clustering
3 62 (5.90%) Computer Science
4 54 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (3.90%) Management Information System
6 36 (3.43%) HACMP
7 35 (3.33%) EMC VMAX
8 33 (3.14%) Replication
9 17 (1.62%) EMC VNX
10 15 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
11 13 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 13 (1.24%) PKI
11 13 (1.24%) Wiki
12 11 (1.05%) Client/Server
12 11 (1.05%) Equities
13 10 (0.95%) CMDB
13 10 (0.95%) Derivative
13 10 (0.95%) Fixed Income
13 10 (0.95%) iSeries
13 10 (0.95%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 746 (70.98%) Unix
2 731 (69.55%) Linux
3 373 (35.49%) AIX
4 321 (30.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 315 (29.97%) Windows
6 90 (8.56%) Windows Server
7 88 (8.37%) HPUX
8 55 (5.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 53 (5.04%) SUSE
10 34 (3.24%) CentOS
10 34 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 30 (2.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 23 (2.19%) zOS
13 15 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
13 15 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (1.33%) Ubuntu
15 11 (1.05%) OS/390
16 7 (0.67%) Windows 7
17 6 (0.57%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (19.22%) Migration
2 187 (17.79%) ITIL
3 107 (10.18%) Configuration Management
4 99 (9.42%) Change Management
5 91 (8.66%) High Availability
6 86 (8.18%) Disaster Recovery
7 72 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
8 71 (6.76%) Performance Tuning
9 63 (5.99%) Project Management
10 62 (5.90%) Service Management
11 57 (5.42%) Problem Management
12 54 (5.14%) DevOps
13 51 (4.85%) Root Cause Analysis
14 50 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
15 49 (4.66%) Service Delivery
16 40 (3.81%) Open Source
17 38 (3.62%) Incident Management
18 35 (3.33%) ITIL V3
18 35 (3.33%) Release Management
19 32 (3.04%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 214 (20.36%) Shell Script
2 196 (18.65%) Perl
3 168 (15.98%) SQL
4 153 (14.56%) Java
5 77 (7.33%) Python
6 70 (6.66%) Korn
7 66 (6.28%) Bash Shell
7 66 (6.28%) C
8 58 (5.52%) C++
9 47 (4.47%) PL/SQL
10 28 (2.66%) JavaScript
11 24 (2.28%) PowerShell
12 17 (1.62%) C#
13 12 (1.14%) Ruby
13 12 (1.14%) VB
14 10 (0.95%) T-SQL
15 8 (0.76%) PHP
16 7 (0.67%) Bourne shell
16 7 (0.67%) C-shell
17 6 (0.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 154 (14.65%) Security Cleared
2 118 (11.23%) SC Cleared
3 78 (7.42%) Degree
4 20 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 19 (1.81%) RHCE
6 17 (1.62%) CISSP
6 17 (1.62%) IBM AIX Certification
7 12 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (1.05%) CISM
9 9 (0.86%) CCSP
9 9 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.67%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 6 (0.57%) GCIA
11 6 (0.57%) GCIH
11 6 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (0.48%) NCDA
12 5 (0.48%) NCSA
12 5 (0.48%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.14%) SLA
2 18 (1.71%) Disclosure Scotland
3 16 (1.52%) QA
4 12 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (1.05%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.67%) JSP 440
8 6 (0.57%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.48%) COBIT
10 4 (0.38%) COSO
10 4 (0.38%) SAS 70
11 2 (0.19%) MiFID
12 1 (0.095%) Data Quality
System Software
1 146 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 109 (10.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 98 (9.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 79 (7.52%) Active Directory
5 54 (5.14%) NFS
6 41 (3.90%) Oracle RAC
7 33 (3.14%) Veritas File System
7 33 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
8 28 (2.66%) Hyper-V
9 26 (2.47%) vSphere
10 25 (2.38%) GPFS
10 25 (2.38%) Xen
11 24 (2.28%) GlusterFS
11 24 (2.28%) Oracle Clusterware
11 24 (2.28%) VMware ESX
12 22 (2.09%) KVM
13 18 (1.71%) Samba
14 14 (1.33%) SRDF
15 12 (1.14%) Sendmail
16 11 (1.05%) iptables
Systems Management
1 118 (11.23%) Puppet
2 111 (10.56%) NetBackup
3 53 (5.04%) Oracle RMAN
4 52 (4.95%) Oracle ZFS
5 42 (4.00%) Red Hat Satellite
6 36 (3.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 34 (3.24%) Tivoli
8 31 (2.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 28 (2.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 27 (2.57%) SCOM
11 21 (2.00%) Nagios
12 19 (1.81%) Control-M
12 19 (1.81%) Data Guard
13 18 (1.71%) EMC NetWorker
14 17 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
15 14 (1.33%) Ansible
15 14 (1.33%) Foglight
16 13 (1.24%) HP Data Protector
16 13 (1.24%) Netcool
16 13 (1.24%) Xymon
Vendors
1 452 (43.01%) Oracle
2 373 (35.49%) Red Hat
3 287 (27.31%) Veritas
4 232 (22.07%) VMware
5 179 (17.03%) IBM
6 174 (16.56%) HP
7 158 (15.03%) Sun
8 141 (13.42%) EMC
9 129 (12.27%) Microsoft
10 89 (8.47%) NetApp
11 72 (6.85%) Sybase
12 71 (6.76%) Cisco
13 56 (5.33%) Symantec
14 45 (4.28%) SAP
15 44 (4.19%) Brocade
16 34 (3.24%) Citrix
17 31 (2.95%) BEA
18 29 (2.76%) CA
19 28 (2.66%) Dell
20 27 (2.57%) ServiceNow
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