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 28 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 209 226 216
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Contract jobs citing Solaris 608 509 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.23% 1.02% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.38% 4.55% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 292 295
Median daily rate £400 £424 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 9
Median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.13 £25.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £53.74 £41.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £27.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+32.11% +2.83%
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
11310 11180 11167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.89% 22.33% 23.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7242 6651 6477
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 590 875 938
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £32.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 28 June 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
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 28 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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 -19 212 £450 - 21
North East +34 118 £285 -3.38% 7
South East -36 114 £383 -15.00% 10
North West +36 65 £425 +6.25% 5
South West +15 33 £413 +11.48% 2
East of England +15 29 £350 -7.89%
Yorkshire +18 21 £525 +50.00% 5
West Midlands -56 12 £463 +36.02% 6
East Midlands -11 2 £400 +23.07% 1
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 801 (72.29%) Linux
2 753 (67.96%) Unix
3 504 (45.49%) Oracle
4 381 (34.39%) AIX
5 380 (34.30%) Red Hat
6 372 (33.57%) Windows
7 346 (31.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 281 (25.36%) Finance
9 278 (25.09%) SAN
10 271 (24.46%) Veritas
11 228 (20.58%) VMware
12 227 (20.49%) ITIL
13 216 (19.49%) SQL
14 214 (19.31%) Migration
15 198 (17.87%) EMC
16 194 (17.51%) HP
17 191 (17.24%) Perl
18 183 (16.52%) IBM
19 181 (16.34%) Shell Script
19 181 (16.34%) Security Cleared
20 163 (14.71%) Banking
21 149 (13.45%) Sun
22 146 (13.18%) NetBackup
22 146 (13.18%) VMware Infrastructure
23 145 (13.09%) Microsoft
24 143 (12.91%) Java
25 142 (12.82%) Change Management
26 138 (12.45%) SC Cleared
27 131 (11.82%) Middleware
28 130 (11.73%) Configuration Management

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 98 (8.84%) WebLogic
2 91 (8.21%) WebSphere
3 89 (8.03%) Apache
4 58 (5.23%) Tomcat
5 41 (3.70%) IIS
6 40 (3.61%) WebSphere Application Server
7 36 (3.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 26 (2.35%) MQSeries
9 23 (2.08%) MS Exchange
10 22 (1.99%) iPlanet
11 20 (1.81%) JBoss
12 19 (1.71%) Oracle Application Server
12 19 (1.71%) SharePoint
13 18 (1.62%) IBM HTTP Server
14 16 (1.44%) Oracle Coherence
15 15 (1.35%) Tuxedo
16 14 (1.26%) WebLogic Portal
17 13 (1.17%) SharePoint Server
18 11 (0.99%) AquaLogic
19 10 (0.90%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 34 (3.07%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.99%) MS Visio
3 10 (0.90%) MS Project
4 9 (0.81%) MS Office
5 1 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (0.99%) OpenText MBPM
2 6 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.36%) BusinessWare
4 4 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.36%) SAP R/3
5 3 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.090%) CSG Singleview
7 1 (0.090%) OpenText Process Suite
7 1 (0.090%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.090%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.090%) PeopleSoft CRM
7 1 (0.090%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.090%) RMDS
7 1 (0.090%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.63%) IaaS
3 7 (0.63%) SaaS
4 5 (0.45%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (0.45%) PaaS
5 3 (0.27%) Office 365
6 2 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.18%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.090%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.090%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.090%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.090%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.090%) Joyent
7 1 (0.090%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.090%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 278 (25.09%) SAN
2 115 (10.38%) NAS
3 110 (9.93%) DNS
4 102 (9.21%) Firewall
5 90 (8.12%) Fibre Channel
6 80 (7.22%) LDAP
6 80 (7.22%) TCP/IP
7 70 (6.32%) WAN
8 61 (5.51%) LAN
9 49 (4.42%) DHCP
10 41 (3.70%) VPN
11 35 (3.16%) HTTP
12 34 (3.07%) iSCSI
13 33 (2.98%) SSL
14 30 (2.71%) Multicast
15 29 (2.62%) Diameter Protocol
15 29 (2.62%) SS7
16 26 (2.35%) FCoE
17 21 (1.90%) Network Security
17 21 (1.90%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (9.39%) Oracle Database
2 100 (9.03%) SQL Server
3 77 (6.95%) MySQL
4 54 (4.87%) DB2
5 40 (3.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 30 (2.71%) VLDB
7 25 (2.26%) Oracle Database 12c
8 24 (2.17%) OLTP
9 23 (2.08%) Hadoop
9 23 (2.08%) Relational Database
10 19 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
11 18 (1.62%) HBase
12 14 (1.26%) RDBMS
12 14 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
12 14 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (0.99%) Sybase ASE
15 10 (0.90%) Oracle Exadata
15 10 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
16 9 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 38 (3.43%) JIRA
2 32 (2.89%) Git (software)
3 24 (2.17%) Subversion
4 20 (1.81%) Maven
5 18 (1.62%) Ant
6 17 (1.53%) Jenkins
7 16 (1.44%) ClearCase
7 16 (1.44%) Gradle
8 10 (0.90%) ClearQuest
9 9 (0.81%) SoapUI
10 8 (0.72%) JUnit
11 7 (0.63%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.54%) Bitbucket
12 6 (0.54%) StarTeam
13 5 (0.45%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.45%) SonarQube
14 4 (0.36%) JMeter
14 4 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
15 3 (0.27%) Hudson
15 3 (0.27%) Toad
General
1 281 (25.36%) Finance
2 163 (14.71%) Banking
3 54 (4.87%) Telecoms
4 35 (3.16%) Investment Banking
5 19 (1.71%) Law
6 17 (1.53%) Billing
7 15 (1.35%) Front Office
8 12 (1.08%) Back Office
8 12 (1.08%) Legal
9 11 (0.99%) Games
10 9 (0.81%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.63%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.36%) International Banking
12 4 (0.36%) Marketing
12 4 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.36%) Retail
13 3 (0.27%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.18%) Advertising
14 2 (0.18%) Electronics
15 1 (0.090%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 280 (25.27%) Administrator
2 148 (13.36%) Unix Administrator
3 147 (13.27%) Systems Administrator
4 112 (10.11%) Architect
5 104 (9.39%) Consultant
6 98 (8.84%) Unix Engineer
7 95 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
8 90 (8.12%) Solaris Administrator
9 88 (7.94%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 85 (7.67%) Linux Administrator
11 73 (6.59%) Support Engineer
12 63 (5.69%) Analyst
13 57 (5.14%) Infrastructure Architect
14 53 (4.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 47 (4.24%) Developer
16 46 (4.15%) Solaris Consultant
17 45 (4.06%) Solaris Engineer
18 42 (3.79%) DBA
19 40 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
20 37 (3.34%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (11.82%) Middleware
2 44 (3.97%) Web Services
3 41 (3.70%) XML
4 37 (3.34%) J2EE
5 36 (3.25%) WebSphere MQ
6 34 (3.07%) HTML
7 32 (2.89%) LAMP
8 27 (2.44%) IBM Integration Bus
9 23 (2.08%) XSLT
10 19 (1.71%) SOAP
11 17 (1.53%) Rendezvous
12 14 (1.26%) JMS
12 14 (1.26%) JSP
13 11 (0.99%) CSS
13 11 (0.99%) Oracle Fusion
13 11 (0.99%) REST
14 9 (0.81%) Regular Expression
15 8 (0.72%) Oracle GoldenGate
16 7 (0.63%) FIX Protocol
16 7 (0.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 107 (9.66%) Data Centre
2 80 (7.22%) Clustering
3 66 (5.96%) Computer Science
4 48 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (3.52%) Management Information System
6 37 (3.34%) EMC VMAX
6 37 (3.34%) HACMP
7 31 (2.80%) Mainframe
8 30 (2.71%) Replication
9 19 (1.71%) Enterprise Storage
10 18 (1.62%) EMC VNX
11 16 (1.44%) PKI
11 16 (1.44%) Wiki
12 14 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 13 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (1.17%) SWIFT
14 11 (0.99%) Derivative
14 11 (0.99%) Equities
15 10 (0.90%) Fixed Income
15 10 (0.90%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 801 (72.29%) Linux
2 753 (67.96%) Unix
3 381 (34.39%) AIX
4 372 (33.57%) Windows
5 346 (31.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 119 (10.74%) Windows Server
7 103 (9.30%) HPUX
8 54 (4.87%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 47 (4.24%) SUSE
10 46 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 34 (3.07%) Windows Server 2003
12 33 (2.98%) CentOS
13 29 (2.62%) zOS
14 14 (1.26%) OS/390
15 13 (1.17%) Oracle Linux
16 12 (1.08%) Data ONTAP
16 12 (1.08%) Windows XP
17 10 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
18 8 (0.72%) Windows 7
19 6 (0.54%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (20.49%) ITIL
2 214 (19.31%) Migration
3 142 (12.82%) Change Management
4 130 (11.73%) Configuration Management
5 102 (9.21%) Disaster Recovery
6 93 (8.39%) High Availability
7 84 (7.58%) Problem Management
8 83 (7.49%) Incident Management
9 81 (7.31%) Root Cause Analysis
10 80 (7.22%) Performance Tuning
11 76 (6.86%) Service Delivery
12 68 (6.14%) Project Management
13 67 (6.05%) Agile Software Development
14 65 (5.87%) Service Management
15 63 (5.69%) Release Management
16 51 (4.60%) DevOps
17 48 (4.33%) Performance Monitoring
18 35 (3.16%) QMS
19 34 (3.07%) Stakeholder Management
20 33 (2.98%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 216 (19.49%) SQL
2 191 (17.24%) Perl
3 181 (16.34%) Shell Script
4 143 (12.91%) Java
5 73 (6.59%) Python
6 69 (6.23%) C
7 55 (4.96%) Bash Shell
8 54 (4.87%) Korn
9 46 (4.15%) C++
10 42 (3.79%) PL/SQL
11 34 (3.07%) JavaScript
12 25 (2.26%) Ruby
13 18 (1.62%) PowerShell
14 12 (1.08%) Bourne shell
14 12 (1.08%) C#
15 11 (0.99%) VB
16 9 (0.81%) PHP
16 9 (0.81%) T-SQL
17 8 (0.72%) C-shell
18 7 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 181 (16.34%) Security Cleared
2 138 (12.45%) SC Cleared
3 78 (7.04%) Degree
4 36 (3.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 21 (1.90%) RHCE
6 18 (1.62%) IBM AIX Certification
7 15 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (0.99%) AAT
9 11 (0.99%) CISSP
10 10 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.72%) CCSP
11 8 (0.72%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.54%) CCNA
12 6 (0.54%) CISM
13 5 (0.45%) MCSE
13 5 (0.45%) NCDA
13 5 (0.45%) NCIE
13 5 (0.45%) NCSA
14 4 (0.36%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (6.14%) SLA
2 29 (2.62%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (1.53%) ISO 9001
4 15 (1.35%) QA
5 12 (1.08%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.72%) JSP 440
8 7 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.45%) COBIT
10 4 (0.36%) COSO
10 4 (0.36%) SAS 70
11 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.18%) MiFID
System Software
1 146 (13.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 115 (10.38%) Active Directory
3 104 (9.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 86 (7.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 60 (5.42%) NFS
6 53 (4.78%) Oracle RAC
7 37 (3.34%) KVM
8 36 (3.25%) vSphere
9 32 (2.89%) Hyper-V
9 32 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
10 28 (2.53%) GlusterFS
10 28 (2.53%) Virtual Servers
11 26 (2.35%) SRDF
11 26 (2.35%) Xen
12 25 (2.26%) GPFS
12 25 (2.26%) Oracle Clusterware
12 25 (2.26%) Samba
13 21 (1.90%) Firmware
13 21 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
14 19 (1.71%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 146 (13.18%) NetBackup
2 121 (10.92%) Puppet
3 62 (5.60%) Oracle ZFS
4 49 (4.42%) Oracle RMAN
5 48 (4.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 47 (4.24%) Red Hat Satellite
7 46 (4.15%) Tivoli
8 43 (3.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 27 (2.44%) Ansible
10 26 (2.35%) EMC NetWorker
11 25 (2.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 23 (2.08%) Nagios
13 22 (1.99%) SCOM
14 21 (1.90%) HP Data Protector
14 21 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
15 19 (1.71%) Netcool
16 17 (1.53%) Legato
17 15 (1.35%) Data Guard
18 13 (1.17%) BladeLogic
18 13 (1.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 504 (45.49%) Oracle
2 380 (34.30%) Red Hat
3 271 (24.46%) Veritas
4 228 (20.58%) VMware
5 198 (17.87%) EMC
6 194 (17.51%) HP
7 183 (16.52%) IBM
8 149 (13.45%) Sun
9 145 (13.09%) Microsoft
10 115 (10.38%) NetApp
11 80 (7.22%) Cisco
12 75 (6.77%) Symantec
13 71 (6.41%) Sybase
14 59 (5.32%) Brocade
14 59 (5.32%) Citrix
15 45 (4.06%) ServiceNow
16 43 (3.88%) CA
17 38 (3.43%) StorageTek
18 34 (3.07%) Intel
19 30 (2.71%) Dell
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