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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 207 229 213
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -16
Contract jobs citing Solaris 574 484 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.17% 0.98% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.20% 4.42% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 283 316
Median daily rate £425 £414 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.71% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £310 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £387 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 7
Median hourly rate £49.50 £26.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.38% -1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.30 £22.83 £26.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.70 £39.34 £42.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+41.50% -
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
11038 10957 10926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.48% 22.28% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6990 6420 6301
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 570 892 985
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 £11.42 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £38.25 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.25%

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 24 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 24 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 +8 247 £454 +3.82% 26
South East -17 119 £425 -2.85% 18
North East +14 73 £285 -3.38% 10
South West +19 36 £400 +4.91% 3
North West -5 35 £425 +1.19% 11
East of England +3 29 £351 -12.37% 8
West Midlands -20 16 £400 +17.64% 2
Yorkshire +9 13 £488 +41.30% 2
East Midlands +12 6 £400 +20.30%
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 753 (73.75%) Linux
2 706 (69.15%) Unix
3 442 (43.29%) Oracle
4 370 (36.24%) AIX
5 354 (34.67%) Red Hat
6 335 (32.81%) Windows
7 316 (30.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 281 (27.52%) Finance
9 268 (26.25%) Veritas
10 238 (23.31%) SAN
11 215 (21.06%) VMware
12 199 (19.49%) Migration
13 190 (18.61%) Shell Script
14 187 (18.32%) ITIL
15 180 (17.63%) Perl
16 179 (17.53%) HP
17 175 (17.14%) IBM
18 171 (16.75%) SQL
19 157 (15.38%) EMC
20 149 (14.59%) Banking
21 147 (14.40%) Security Cleared
22 145 (14.20%) Sun
22 145 (14.20%) Java
23 143 (14.01%) Microsoft
24 139 (13.61%) VMware Infrastructure
25 121 (11.85%) NetBackup
26 117 (11.46%) Change Management
27 116 (11.36%) Middleware
28 114 (11.17%) Configuration Management
29 112 (10.97%) SC Cleared

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 95 (9.30%) WebLogic
1 95 (9.30%) WebSphere
2 76 (7.44%) Apache
3 62 (6.07%) Tomcat
4 53 (5.19%) WebSphere Application Server
5 42 (4.11%) IIS
6 38 (3.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 29 (2.84%) Oracle Application Server
8 26 (2.55%) MQSeries
9 23 (2.25%) iPlanet
9 23 (2.25%) JBoss
10 19 (1.86%) MS Exchange
11 18 (1.76%) SharePoint
12 15 (1.47%) nginx
13 13 (1.27%) IBM HTTP Server
13 13 (1.27%) Jetty
13 13 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
13 13 (1.27%) Tuxedo
13 13 (1.27%) WebLogic Portal
14 12 (1.18%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 29 (2.84%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.88%) MS Project
2 9 (0.88%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.39%) MS Office
4 1 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.88%) OpenText MBPM
2 8 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.59%) BusinessWare
3 6 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.59%) SAP R/3
4 5 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.098%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.098%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.098%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.098%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (0.098%) RMDS
8 1 (0.098%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (0.88%) IaaS
2 9 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.69%) SaaS
4 5 (0.49%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (0.49%) PaaS
5 4 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.20%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.20%) Office 365
7 1 (0.098%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.098%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.098%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.098%) Joyent
7 1 (0.098%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.098%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 238 (23.31%) SAN
2 96 (9.40%) DNS
2 96 (9.40%) NAS
3 93 (9.11%) Firewall
4 87 (8.52%) TCP/IP
5 66 (6.46%) Fibre Channel
6 58 (5.68%) LDAP
7 57 (5.58%) WAN
8 49 (4.80%) SSL
9 46 (4.51%) LAN
10 43 (4.21%) HTTP
11 40 (3.92%) DHCP
12 34 (3.33%) VPN
13 30 (2.94%) Diameter Protocol
13 30 (2.94%) SS7
14 22 (2.15%) GPRS
14 22 (2.15%) UMTS
14 22 (2.15%) WCDMA
15 21 (2.06%) VoIP
16 20 (1.96%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (10.97%) Oracle Database
2 90 (8.81%) SQL Server
3 57 (5.58%) MySQL
4 50 (4.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 33 (3.23%) DB2
6 30 (2.94%) Relational Database
7 26 (2.55%) VLDB
8 24 (2.35%) Oracle Database 12c
9 21 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
9 21 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (1.86%) OLTP
10 19 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
11 15 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
12 14 (1.37%) RDBMS
13 13 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (1.27%) PowerCenter
14 12 (1.18%) Hadoop
15 11 (1.08%) HBase
15 11 (1.08%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 35 (3.43%) JIRA
2 30 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 28 (2.74%) Jenkins
4 27 (2.64%) Subversion
5 21 (2.06%) Maven
6 19 (1.86%) Ant
7 16 (1.57%) Gradle
8 12 (1.18%) Log4j
8 12 (1.18%) Travis CI
9 9 (0.88%) ClearCase
9 9 (0.88%) ClearQuest
9 9 (0.88%) SoapUI
10 8 (0.78%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.59%) Bitbucket
11 6 (0.59%) JUnit
11 6 (0.59%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.39%) Introscope
12 4 (0.39%) JProfiler
12 4 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (0.39%) Toad
General
1 281 (27.52%) Finance
2 149 (14.59%) Banking
3 52 (5.09%) Telecoms
4 34 (3.33%) Investment Banking
5 19 (1.86%) Law
6 16 (1.57%) Front Office
7 15 (1.47%) Billing
8 13 (1.27%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.08%) Back Office
9 11 (1.08%) Games
10 10 (0.98%) Legal
11 9 (0.88%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.78%) Marketing
13 5 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.29%) Electronics
15 2 (0.20%) Advertising
15 2 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.20%) Retail
16 1 (0.098%) Dutch Language
16 1 (0.098%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 247 (24.19%) Administrator
2 138 (13.52%) Systems Administrator
3 137 (13.42%) Unix Administrator
4 99 (9.70%) Architect
4 99 (9.70%) Consultant
5 88 (8.62%) Unix Engineer
6 83 (8.13%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 81 (7.93%) Linux Engineer
8 76 (7.44%) Linux Administrator
9 65 (6.37%) Analyst
10 63 (6.17%) Support Engineer
11 59 (5.78%) Solaris Administrator
12 52 (5.09%) Developer
13 49 (4.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 48 (4.70%) Infrastructure Architect
14 48 (4.70%) Solaris Consultant
15 47 (4.60%) DBA
16 36 (3.53%) Unix Consultant
17 33 (3.23%) Oracle DBA
18 31 (3.04%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (11.36%) Middleware
2 50 (4.90%) Web Services
3 47 (4.60%) J2EE
4 41 (4.02%) XML
5 33 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
6 32 (3.13%) HTML
7 27 (2.64%) IBM Integration Bus
8 22 (2.15%) LAMP
9 21 (2.06%) SOAP
10 20 (1.96%) .NET
11 16 (1.57%) XSLT
12 14 (1.37%) JSP
13 13 (1.27%) JMS
13 13 (1.27%) REST
14 11 (1.08%) CSS
14 11 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
14 11 (1.08%) Regular Expression
14 11 (1.08%) Rendezvous
14 11 (1.08%) Servlets
15 10 (0.98%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 112 (10.97%) Data Centre
2 80 (7.84%) Clustering
3 64 (6.27%) Computer Science
4 57 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (4.51%) Management Information System
6 37 (3.62%) EMC VMAX
7 36 (3.53%) HACMP
8 32 (3.13%) Replication
9 17 (1.67%) EMC VNX
10 15 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
11 14 (1.37%) Wiki
12 13 (1.27%) PKI
13 12 (1.18%) Equities
13 12 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 11 (1.08%) Client/Server
14 11 (1.08%) Derivative
14 11 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (1.08%) Mainframe
15 10 (0.98%) Fixed Income
15 10 (0.98%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 753 (73.75%) Linux
2 706 (69.15%) Unix
3 370 (36.24%) AIX
4 335 (32.81%) Windows
5 316 (30.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 100 (9.79%) Windows Server
7 90 (8.81%) HPUX
8 54 (5.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 49 (4.80%) SUSE
10 42 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 33 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 29 (2.84%) CentOS
13 25 (2.45%) zOS
14 15 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
15 14 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (1.18%) OS/390
17 8 (0.78%) Windows 7
18 7 (0.69%) Ubuntu
19 6 (0.59%) Mac OS
19 6 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (19.49%) Migration
2 187 (18.32%) ITIL
3 117 (11.46%) Change Management
4 114 (11.17%) Configuration Management
5 93 (9.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 87 (8.52%) High Availability
7 69 (6.76%) Performance Tuning
8 68 (6.66%) Problem Management
9 67 (6.56%) Project Management
10 64 (6.27%) Root Cause Analysis
11 63 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
12 60 (5.88%) Service Delivery
13 56 (5.48%) DevOps
13 56 (5.48%) Service Management
14 50 (4.90%) Incident Management
15 48 (4.70%) Performance Monitoring
16 46 (4.51%) Release Management
17 36 (3.53%) Open Source
18 32 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
19 30 (2.94%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 190 (18.61%) Shell Script
2 180 (17.63%) Perl
3 171 (16.75%) SQL
4 145 (14.20%) Java
5 73 (7.15%) Python
6 68 (6.66%) C
7 56 (5.48%) Korn
8 54 (5.29%) C++
9 51 (5.00%) Bash Shell
10 42 (4.11%) PL/SQL
11 27 (2.64%) JavaScript
12 22 (2.15%) PowerShell
13 15 (1.47%) C#
14 14 (1.37%) Ruby
15 13 (1.27%) VB
16 12 (1.18%) Bourne shell
17 10 (0.98%) T-SQL
18 8 (0.78%) PHP
19 6 (0.59%) VBA
19 6 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 147 (14.40%) Security Cleared
2 112 (10.97%) SC Cleared
3 76 (7.44%) Degree
4 26 (2.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 18 (1.76%) IBM AIX Certification
5 18 (1.76%) RHCE
6 16 (1.57%) CISSP
7 15 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (0.98%) CISM
10 9 (0.88%) CCSP
10 9 (0.88%) DV Cleared
10 9 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.59%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 6 (0.59%) AAT
11 6 (0.59%) CCNA
11 6 (0.59%) GCIA
11 6 (0.59%) GCIH
12 5 (0.49%) NCSA
12 5 (0.49%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (5.97%) SLA
2 21 (2.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 15 (1.47%) QA
4 13 (1.27%) PCI DSS
5 11 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.78%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.78%) JSP 440
6 8 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.49%) COBIT
8 4 (0.39%) COSO
8 4 (0.39%) SAS 70
9 2 (0.20%) MiFID
10 1 (0.098%) Data Quality
System Software
1 139 (13.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 102 (9.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 90 (8.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 86 (8.42%) Active Directory
5 46 (4.51%) NFS
6 45 (4.41%) Oracle RAC
7 32 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
8 30 (2.94%) vSphere
9 27 (2.64%) Veritas File System
10 26 (2.55%) GlusterFS
10 26 (2.55%) Xen
11 24 (2.35%) GPFS
12 23 (2.25%) Hyper-V
12 23 (2.25%) KVM
13 21 (2.06%) Oracle Clusterware
14 19 (1.86%) VMware ESX
15 16 (1.57%) Samba
16 15 (1.47%) Firmware
16 15 (1.47%) SRDF
17 11 (1.08%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 121 (11.85%) NetBackup
2 108 (10.58%) Puppet
3 54 (5.29%) Oracle RMAN
4 50 (4.90%) Oracle ZFS
5 45 (4.41%) Red Hat Satellite
6 40 (3.92%) Tivoli
6 40 (3.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 36 (3.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 29 (2.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 28 (2.74%) SCOM
10 22 (2.15%) EMC NetWorker
11 21 (2.06%) Nagios
12 20 (1.96%) Data Guard
13 17 (1.67%) Ansible
13 17 (1.67%) Control-M
14 16 (1.57%) HP Data Protector
14 16 (1.57%) Netcool
14 16 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
15 15 (1.47%) Legato
15 15 (1.47%) yum
Vendors
1 442 (43.29%) Oracle
2 354 (34.67%) Red Hat
3 268 (26.25%) Veritas
4 215 (21.06%) VMware
5 179 (17.53%) HP
6 175 (17.14%) IBM
7 157 (15.38%) EMC
8 145 (14.20%) Sun
9 143 (14.01%) Microsoft
10 97 (9.50%) NetApp
11 74 (7.25%) Cisco
12 70 (6.86%) Sybase
13 63 (6.17%) Symantec
14 48 (4.70%) Brocade
15 42 (4.11%) Citrix
16 35 (3.43%) CA
16 35 (3.43%) SAP
17 33 (3.23%) Dell
18 32 (3.13%) ServiceNow
19 30 (2.94%) StorageTek
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Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Slough, Berkshire
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harris Global
Rate: £240 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £300 per day
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Leek, Staffordshire
Rullion IT Plus
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
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London
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Hampshire
Hays Talent Solutions
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South West England
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Essex
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Wirral
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