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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 270 227 243
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +16
Contract jobs citing Solaris 405 517 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.86% 1.03% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.07% 4.81% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 288 305
Median daily rate £400 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 6
Median hourly rate £50.00 £23.00 £35.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.39% -35.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £23.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+117.39% -42.50%
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
9941 10756 11958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.11% 21.49% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6273 6394 7194
Median daily rate £400 £388 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 636 913 1043
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.00 £33.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -70 136 £475 +5.55% 26
South East +24 93 £370 -8.64% 19
North East +14 78 £384 +91.87%
South West +24 26 £363 -6.45% 6
North West -32 20 £388 -3.12% 9
East of England -20 19 £424 +8.65% 4
Yorkshire +16 17 £350 -12.50% 2
West Midlands -59 11 £430 +52.21% 2
Midlands +5 2 £500 +12.35%
East Midlands -33 1 - -
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 692 (70.61%) Linux
2 628 (64.08%) Unix
3 490 (50.00%) Oracle
4 396 (40.41%) Windows
5 315 (32.14%) AIX
6 303 (30.92%) Red Hat
7 285 (29.08%) VMware
8 234 (23.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 229 (23.37%) SQL
10 228 (23.27%) SAN
11 202 (20.61%) Finance
12 200 (20.41%) HP
13 196 (20.00%) Perl
14 195 (19.90%) ITIL
15 187 (19.08%) IBM
16 184 (18.78%) Security Cleared
17 182 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
18 178 (18.16%) Java
19 174 (17.76%) Sun
20 167 (17.04%) Microsoft
21 155 (15.82%) Middleware
22 152 (15.51%) Windows Server
23 146 (14.90%) Cisco
24 145 (14.80%) Shell Script
25 138 (14.08%) DNS
26 136 (13.88%) SC Cleared
27 133 (13.57%) Migration
28 131 (13.37%) Veritas
29 130 (13.27%) Change Management
30 129 (13.16%) EMC

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
1 124 (12.65%) WebLogic
2 119 (12.14%) Apache
3 91 (9.29%) WebSphere
4 79 (8.06%) Tomcat
5 46 (4.69%) IIS
6 40 (4.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 31 (3.16%) iPlanet
8 30 (3.06%) JBoss
9 27 (2.76%) MQSeries
9 27 (2.76%) Oracle Application Server
9 27 (2.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 26 (2.65%) WebSphere Application Server
11 20 (2.04%) SharePoint
12 18 (1.84%) MS Exchange
12 18 (1.84%) Tuxedo
13 17 (1.73%) Oracle Coherence
14 16 (1.63%) OpenStack
15 14 (1.43%) IBM HTTP Server
16 11 (1.12%) AquaLogic
17 9 (0.92%) SAS
Applications
1 45 (4.59%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.84%) MS Office
3 14 (1.43%) MS Project
4 13 (1.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.12%) OpenText MBPM
2 10 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.92%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.31%) RMDS
6 3 (0.31%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.10%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.10%) Maximo
8 1 (0.10%) OpenText Process Suite
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.10%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.10%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.10%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 38 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.02%) Office 365
5 8 (0.82%) GitHub
5 8 (0.82%) SaaS
6 6 (0.61%) PaaS
7 5 (0.51%) IaaS
8 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.10%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 228 (23.27%) SAN
2 138 (14.08%) DNS
3 106 (10.82%) LDAP
4 97 (9.90%) TCP/IP
5 94 (9.59%) Firewall
6 89 (9.08%) NAS
7 78 (7.96%) WAN
8 63 (6.43%) LAN
9 56 (5.71%) iSCSI
10 53 (5.41%) DHCP
11 48 (4.90%) HTTP
12 45 (4.59%) Fibre Channel
13 36 (3.67%) SSL
14 29 (2.96%) Internet
14 29 (2.96%) Multicast
15 27 (2.76%) VPN
16 25 (2.55%) BIG-IP
16 25 (2.55%) SSH
17 24 (2.45%) FCoE
18 16 (1.63%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (11.43%) Oracle Database
2 77 (7.86%) SQL Server
3 72 (7.35%) MySQL
4 60 (6.12%) DB2
5 48 (4.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 29 (2.96%) Relational Database
7 26 (2.65%) Oracle Database 12c
8 23 (2.35%) Hadoop
9 21 (2.14%) RDBMS
10 20 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (1.84%) HBase
11 18 (1.84%) Oracle Database 10g
11 18 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
12 14 (1.43%) Big Data
12 14 (1.43%) OLTP
13 10 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (0.92%) MongoDB
15 8 (0.82%) BODI
15 8 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
16 7 (0.71%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 24 (2.45%) Jenkins
1 24 (2.45%) JIRA
2 23 (2.35%) ClearCase
3 22 (2.24%) Subversion
4 18 (1.84%) Ant
4 18 (1.84%) Git (software)
5 16 (1.63%) StarTeam
6 15 (1.53%) Maven
7 13 (1.33%) Eclipse
8 12 (1.22%) JUnit
9 10 (1.02%) GCC
9 10 (1.02%) GDB
9 10 (1.02%) ProC
9 10 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (0.92%) SonarQube
11 8 (0.82%) ClearQuest
11 8 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
11 8 (0.82%) Toad
12 7 (0.71%) JMeter
12 7 (0.71%) Selenium
General
1 202 (20.61%) Finance
2 111 (11.33%) Banking
3 38 (3.88%) Investment Banking
4 24 (2.45%) Telecoms
5 15 (1.53%) Law
6 11 (1.12%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.02%) Legal
7 10 (1.02%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.82%) Front Office
9 7 (0.71%) Advertising
10 4 (0.41%) Local Government
11 3 (0.31%) Back Office
11 3 (0.31%) Military
11 3 (0.31%) Retail
12 2 (0.20%) Billing
12 2 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.20%) Marketing
12 2 (0.20%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.10%) French Language
13 1 (0.10%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 221 (22.55%) Administrator
2 132 (13.47%) Architect
3 127 (12.96%) Systems Administrator
4 102 (10.41%) Unix Administrator
5 91 (9.29%) Unix Engineer
6 79 (8.06%) Support Engineer
7 78 (7.96%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 77 (7.86%) Solaris Administrator
9 76 (7.76%) Solaris Engineer
10 74 (7.55%) Infrastructure Architect
11 65 (6.63%) Linux Engineer
12 64 (6.53%) Developer
13 53 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
14 45 (4.59%) Consultant
15 39 (3.98%) DBA
16 38 (3.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 37 (3.78%) Solutions Architect
18 35 (3.57%) Analyst
19 34 (3.47%) Oracle DBA
20 32 (3.27%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (15.82%) Middleware
2 61 (6.22%) J2EE
3 44 (4.49%) HTML
4 41 (4.18%) XML
5 36 (3.67%) LAMP
6 31 (3.16%) XSLT
7 30 (3.06%) WebSphere MQ
8 28 (2.86%) Web Services
9 23 (2.35%) IBM Integration Bus
10 18 (1.84%) JSP
11 16 (1.63%) Rendezvous
11 16 (1.63%) REST
11 16 (1.63%) XHTML
12 13 (1.33%) Oracle Fusion
12 13 (1.33%) Regular Expression
12 13 (1.33%) SOAP
13 12 (1.22%) CSS
13 12 (1.22%) WebCenter
14 11 (1.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 11 (1.12%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 96 (9.80%) Data Centre
2 68 (6.94%) Mainframe
3 57 (5.82%) Clustering
4 50 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 32 (3.27%) Management Information System
7 29 (2.96%) IBM Mainframe
8 24 (2.45%) Replication
9 19 (1.94%) Enterprise Storage
9 19 (1.94%) PKI
10 17 (1.73%) EMC VNX
11 16 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (1.43%) EMC VMAX
13 12 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 10 (1.02%) Freedom of Information
14 10 (1.02%) Freedom of Information Act
15 9 (0.92%) SWIFT
16 8 (0.82%) Online Banking
17 7 (0.71%) HACMP
17 7 (0.71%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 692 (70.61%) Linux
2 628 (64.08%) Unix
3 396 (40.41%) Windows
4 315 (32.14%) AIX
5 234 (23.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 152 (15.51%) Windows Server
7 128 (13.06%) HPUX
8 74 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 72 (7.35%) SUSE
10 33 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 27 (2.76%) zOS
12 26 (2.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 21 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (2.04%) CentOS
15 17 (1.73%) Oracle Linux
15 17 (1.73%) OS/390
16 13 (1.33%) Windows 7
16 13 (1.33%) Windows XP
17 9 (0.92%) Data ONTAP
18 7 (0.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (19.90%) ITIL
2 133 (13.57%) Migration
3 130 (13.27%) Change Management
4 97 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
5 92 (9.39%) Configuration Management
6 88 (8.98%) High Availability
6 88 (8.98%) Incident Management
7 76 (7.76%) Performance Tuning
8 71 (7.24%) Service Delivery
9 69 (7.04%) Problem Management
10 67 (6.84%) Release Management
11 64 (6.53%) Root Cause Analysis
12 56 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
13 50 (5.10%) Service Management
14 49 (5.00%) Project Management
15 39 (3.98%) QMS
16 38 (3.88%) Performance Monitoring
17 37 (3.78%) Change Control
18 36 (3.67%) DevOps
19 33 (3.37%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 229 (23.37%) SQL
2 196 (20.00%) Perl
3 178 (18.16%) Java
4 145 (14.80%) Shell Script
5 62 (6.33%) Python
6 57 (5.82%) Bash Shell
7 55 (5.61%) C
8 53 (5.41%) JavaScript
9 51 (5.20%) C++
10 49 (5.00%) Korn
11 31 (3.16%) PL/SQL
12 27 (2.76%) Ruby
13 24 (2.45%) PowerShell
14 22 (2.24%) C-shell
14 22 (2.24%) PHP
15 19 (1.94%) C#
16 17 (1.73%) VB
17 12 (1.22%) Bourne shell
17 12 (1.22%) VBScript
18 7 (0.71%) Go
Qualifications
1 184 (18.78%) Security Cleared
2 136 (13.88%) SC Cleared
3 52 (5.31%) Degree
4 48 (4.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 19 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (1.73%) DV Cleared
7 15 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (1.43%) RHCE
9 12 (1.22%) MCITP
10 11 (1.12%) MCSE
11 10 (1.02%) ISEB
11 10 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (0.92%) CCNP
12 9 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (0.71%) AAT
13 7 (0.71%) CCNA
13 7 (0.71%) CISSP
14 6 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
14 6 (0.61%) RHCT
15 5 (0.51%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.08%) SLA
2 30 (3.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 24 (2.45%) ISO 9001
4 16 (1.63%) PCI DSS
5 14 (1.43%) JSP 440
6 11 (1.12%) QA
7 5 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.41%) COBIT
8 4 (0.41%) COSO
8 4 (0.41%) SAS 70
9 3 (0.31%) MiFID
9 3 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.10%) GPG13
11 1 (0.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 182 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 107 (10.92%) Active Directory
3 73 (7.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 66 (6.73%) NFS
5 64 (6.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 54 (5.51%) Oracle RAC
7 40 (4.08%) vSphere
8 38 (3.88%) KVM
9 36 (3.67%) Hyper-V
10 34 (3.47%) SRDF
11 31 (3.16%) Samba
12 26 (2.65%) Xen
13 22 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
14 16 (1.63%) Veritas File System
15 13 (1.33%) Firmware
15 13 (1.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 13 (1.33%) XenApp
16 12 (1.22%) Sendmail
17 9 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
18 8 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 89 (9.08%) NetBackup
2 60 (6.12%) Puppet
3 44 (4.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 42 (4.29%) Tivoli
5 34 (3.47%) Oracle ZFS
6 28 (2.86%) Control-M
6 28 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
7 27 (2.76%) Nagios
8 23 (2.35%) SCOM
9 22 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
10 21 (2.14%) SCCM
11 19 (1.94%) EMC NetWorker
11 19 (1.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 18 (1.84%) Ansible
13 17 (1.73%) HP Data Protector
13 17 (1.73%) OpenView
14 13 (1.33%) Red Hat Satellite
15 11 (1.12%) Netcool
16 9 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 8 (0.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 490 (50.00%) Oracle
2 303 (30.92%) Red Hat
3 285 (29.08%) VMware
4 200 (20.41%) HP
5 187 (19.08%) IBM
6 174 (17.76%) Sun
7 167 (17.04%) Microsoft
8 146 (14.90%) Cisco
9 131 (13.37%) Veritas
10 129 (13.16%) EMC
11 96 (9.80%) NetApp
12 58 (5.92%) Citrix
12 58 (5.92%) F5
13 45 (4.59%) Symantec
14 40 (4.08%) CA
15 37 (3.78%) ServiceNow
16 36 (3.67%) TIBCO
17 34 (3.47%) Sybase
18 33 (3.37%) Intel
19 29 (2.96%) 3PAR
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