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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK / England
Rank 281 254 220
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -34
Contract jobs citing Solaris 319 425 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.77% 0.91% 1.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.70% 4.29% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 250 326
Median daily rate £410 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £303 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.50 £31.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.89% +46.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +25.51%

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
8620 9898 10713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.81% 21.27% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5487 5992 6376
Median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 527 760 898
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £10.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -3 138 £470 +4.44% 13
South East +32 80 £380 -7.31% 16
North East -12 28 £400 -2.02% 1
North West -13 23 £365 -15.36% 5
Yorkshire +19 18 £350 -12.50% 4
South West +18 11 £325 -7.14% 6
East of England -17 7 £410 +2.50% 4
East Midlands -28 7 £491 +22.81%
West Midlands -22 4 £415 -2.35%
Midlands +1 1 - -
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 592 (73.54%) Linux
2 523 (64.97%) Unix
3 375 (46.58%) Oracle
4 303 (37.64%) Windows
5 267 (33.17%) Red Hat
6 239 (29.69%) VMware
7 233 (28.94%) AIX
8 201 (24.97%) SAN
9 192 (23.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 177 (21.99%) Finance
11 172 (21.37%) SQL
12 160 (19.88%) IBM
13 157 (19.50%) Perl
14 156 (19.38%) HP
15 154 (19.13%) Sun
16 152 (18.88%) VMware Infrastructure
17 145 (18.01%) Shell Script
18 139 (17.27%) Java
19 130 (16.15%) ITIL
20 128 (15.90%) Cisco
20 128 (15.90%) Middleware
21 127 (15.78%) Veritas
22 125 (15.53%) Microsoft
23 124 (15.40%) Security Cleared
24 123 (15.28%) Windows Server
25 110 (13.66%) DNS
25 110 (13.66%) Migration
26 104 (12.92%) Oracle Database
27 103 (12.80%) Banking
28 97 (12.05%) WebLogic

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 97 (12.05%) WebLogic
2 84 (10.43%) Apache
3 81 (10.06%) WebSphere
4 61 (7.58%) Tomcat
5 31 (3.85%) IIS
6 30 (3.73%) iPlanet
7 26 (3.23%) MQSeries
7 26 (3.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 24 (2.98%) JBoss
9 22 (2.73%) Oracle Application Server
10 20 (2.48%) MS Exchange
10 20 (2.48%) WebSphere Application Server
11 18 (2.24%) SharePoint
12 17 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 13 (1.61%) Tuxedo
14 11 (1.37%) IBM HTTP Server
14 11 (1.37%) OpenStack
15 9 (1.12%) CMS
15 9 (1.12%) Oracle Coherence
15 9 (1.12%) SAS
Applications
1 34 (4.22%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.49%) MS Office
3 10 (1.24%) MS Project
4 7 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.75%) OpenText MBPM
3 4 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.37%) RMDS
4 3 (0.37%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.12%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.12%) Maximo
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.12%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 41 (5.09%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.12%) Office 365
5 8 (0.99%) GitHub
5 8 (0.99%) SaaS
6 6 (0.75%) PaaS
7 5 (0.62%) IaaS
8 3 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 201 (24.97%) SAN
2 110 (13.66%) DNS
3 92 (11.43%) TCP/IP
4 85 (10.56%) Firewall
5 84 (10.43%) LDAP
6 78 (9.69%) NAS
7 58 (7.20%) WAN
8 48 (5.96%) LAN
9 39 (4.84%) iSCSI
10 37 (4.60%) DHCP
11 31 (3.85%) HTTP
11 31 (3.85%) SSL
12 28 (3.48%) SSH
13 24 (2.98%) BIG-IP
13 24 (2.98%) Internet
14 22 (2.73%) Fibre Channel
15 21 (2.61%) FTP
16 20 (2.48%) Multicast
17 15 (1.86%) SMTP
18 14 (1.74%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (12.92%) Oracle Database
2 62 (7.70%) SQL Server
3 49 (6.09%) MySQL
4 37 (4.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 34 (4.22%) DB2
6 30 (3.73%) Relational Database
7 22 (2.73%) Oracle Database 12c
8 20 (2.48%) RDBMS
9 19 (2.36%) Oracle Reports
10 16 (1.99%) Oracle Database 10g
10 16 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (1.61%) Hadoop
12 11 (1.37%) Big Data
13 10 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (1.24%) HBase
14 9 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
14 9 (1.12%) MongoDB
15 8 (0.99%) BODI
16 7 (0.87%) OLTP
16 7 (0.87%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 21 (2.61%) Subversion
2 17 (2.11%) Jenkins
3 16 (1.99%) ClearCase
4 15 (1.86%) Eclipse
5 14 (1.74%) Git (software)
6 13 (1.61%) Ant
6 13 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (1.49%) JIRA
8 11 (1.37%) GDB
9 10 (1.24%) GCC
9 10 (1.24%) Maven
10 9 (1.12%) JUnit
10 9 (1.12%) StarTeam
11 8 (0.99%) ClearQuest
11 8 (0.99%) Mockito
11 8 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
11 8 (0.99%) ProC
12 6 (0.75%) Gradle
12 6 (0.75%) IntelliJ
12 6 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
General
1 177 (21.99%) Finance
2 103 (12.80%) Banking
3 37 (4.60%) Investment Banking
4 16 (1.99%) Telecoms
5 15 (1.86%) Law
6 13 (1.61%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.24%) Legal
8 8 (0.99%) Front Office
8 8 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.75%) Advertising
10 4 (0.50%) Local Government
11 2 (0.25%) Back Office
11 2 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.25%) Marketing
11 2 (0.25%) Military
11 2 (0.25%) Retail
12 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.12%) French Language
12 1 (0.12%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 183 (22.73%) Administrator
2 112 (13.91%) Systems Administrator
3 109 (13.54%) Architect
4 96 (11.93%) Unix Administrator
5 78 (9.69%) Unix Engineer
6 76 (9.44%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 66 (8.20%) Developer
8 60 (7.45%) Infrastructure Architect
9 57 (7.08%) Solaris Engineer
10 54 (6.71%) Support Engineer
11 44 (5.47%) Linux Engineer
11 44 (5.47%) Solaris Administrator
12 43 (5.34%) Linux Administrator
13 38 (4.72%) DBA
14 33 (4.10%) Oracle DBA
15 32 (3.98%) Consultant
16 31 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 29 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 28 (3.48%) Technical Leader
19 26 (3.23%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (15.90%) Middleware
2 54 (6.71%) J2EE
3 36 (4.47%) XML
4 31 (3.85%) HTML
5 30 (3.73%) WebSphere MQ
6 28 (3.48%) Web Services
7 25 (3.11%) XSLT
8 21 (2.61%) IBM Integration Bus
8 21 (2.61%) LAMP
9 16 (1.99%) JSP
10 14 (1.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 14 (1.74%) Oracle Fusion
10 14 (1.74%) SOAP
10 14 (1.74%) STL
11 13 (1.61%) REST
11 13 (1.61%) Spring
12 12 (1.49%) WebCenter
13 11 (1.37%) JSON
13 11 (1.37%) XHTML
14 10 (1.24%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 90 (11.18%) Data Centre
2 53 (6.58%) Clustering
2 53 (6.58%) Mainframe
3 35 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 28 (3.48%) IBM Mainframe
6 26 (3.23%) Replication
7 22 (2.73%) Enterprise Storage
8 19 (2.36%) EMC VNX
9 18 (2.24%) Computer Science
10 14 (1.74%) EMC VMAX
10 14 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 13 (1.61%) PKI
12 8 (0.99%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.99%) Freedom of Information
12 8 (0.99%) Freedom of Information Act
13 7 (0.87%) Derivative
13 7 (0.87%) Online Banking
14 6 (0.75%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 592 (73.54%) Linux
2 523 (64.97%) Unix
3 303 (37.64%) Windows
4 233 (28.94%) AIX
5 192 (23.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 123 (15.28%) Windows Server
7 90 (11.18%) HPUX
8 72 (8.94%) SUSE
9 66 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (3.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 22 (2.73%) zOS
12 21 (2.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 21 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (1.86%) Oracle Linux
14 14 (1.74%) Windows 7
15 12 (1.49%) CentOS
15 12 (1.49%) OS/390
16 10 (1.24%) Windows XP
17 7 (0.87%) Ubuntu
17 7 (0.87%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (16.15%) ITIL
2 110 (13.66%) Migration
3 88 (10.93%) Change Management
4 87 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
5 83 (10.31%) High Availability
6 64 (7.95%) Performance Tuning
7 51 (6.34%) Configuration Management
8 44 (5.47%) Incident Management
8 44 (5.47%) Service Delivery
9 42 (5.22%) Project Management
10 41 (5.09%) Disaster Recovery
10 41 (5.09%) Problem Management
10 41 (5.09%) Release Management
11 33 (4.10%) E-Commerce
11 33 (4.10%) Service Management
12 31 (3.85%) Change Control
13 30 (3.73%) Load Balancing
14 29 (3.60%) Multithreading
14 29 (3.60%) Root Cause Analysis
15 26 (3.23%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 172 (21.37%) SQL
2 157 (19.50%) Perl
3 145 (18.01%) Shell Script
4 139 (17.27%) Java
5 55 (6.83%) Python
6 53 (6.58%) Bash Shell
7 50 (6.21%) C++
8 47 (5.84%) C
9 43 (5.34%) Korn
10 40 (4.97%) JavaScript
11 24 (2.98%) PowerShell
12 20 (2.48%) PL/SQL
13 16 (1.99%) C#
14 14 (1.74%) C-shell
14 14 (1.74%) VB
15 13 (1.61%) PHP
16 12 (1.49%) Ruby
17 11 (1.37%) Bourne shell
18 10 (1.24%) VBScript
19 7 (0.87%) Jython
Qualifications
1 124 (15.40%) Security Cleared
2 91 (11.30%) SC Cleared
3 31 (3.85%) Degree
4 28 (3.48%) BPSS Clearance
5 17 (2.11%) DV Cleared
6 16 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (1.49%) MCITP
7 12 (1.49%) MCSE
8 11 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (0.87%) CCNP
10 7 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.75%) CCNA
11 6 (0.75%) ISEB
11 6 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
12 5 (0.62%) CISSP
12 5 (0.62%) RHCE
13 4 (0.50%) IBM AIX Certification
13 4 (0.50%) MCSA
13 4 (0.50%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.35%) SLA
2 14 (1.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 14 (1.74%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.37%) ISO 9001
3 11 (1.37%) JSP 440
4 8 (0.99%) QA
5 3 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (0.37%) MiFID
5 3 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.25%) COBIT
6 2 (0.25%) COSO
6 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.25%) RMADS
6 2 (0.25%) SAS 70
7 1 (0.12%) GPG13
System Software
1 152 (18.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (9.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 74 (9.19%) Active Directory
4 62 (7.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 57 (7.08%) NFS
6 42 (5.22%) Oracle RAC
7 34 (4.22%) vSphere
8 25 (3.11%) Veritas File System
9 23 (2.86%) KVM
10 22 (2.73%) SRDF
11 20 (2.48%) Samba
12 18 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
13 17 (2.11%) Hyper-V
14 13 (1.61%) Xen
14 13 (1.61%) XenApp
15 11 (1.37%) Oracle Clusterware
15 11 (1.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 11 (1.37%) VMware ESX
16 9 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
16 9 (1.12%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 53 (6.58%) NetBackup
2 35 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 33 (4.10%) Puppet
4 28 (3.48%) Tivoli
5 27 (3.35%) Control-M
6 26 (3.23%) Nagios
7 21 (2.61%) SCCM
8 20 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
9 18 (2.24%) OpenView
9 18 (2.24%) Oracle RMAN
9 18 (2.24%) Oracle ZFS
10 17 (2.11%) SCOM
10 17 (2.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 16 (1.99%) EMC NetWorker
12 14 (1.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 14 (1.74%) Red Hat Satellite
13 12 (1.49%) BladeLogic
14 10 (1.24%) Ansible
15 9 (1.12%) Data Guard
15 9 (1.12%) Netcool
Vendors
1 375 (46.58%) Oracle
2 267 (33.17%) Red Hat
3 239 (29.69%) VMware
4 160 (19.88%) IBM
5 156 (19.38%) HP
6 154 (19.13%) Sun
7 128 (15.90%) Cisco
8 127 (15.78%) Veritas
9 125 (15.53%) Microsoft
10 96 (11.93%) EMC
11 78 (9.69%) NetApp
12 55 (6.83%) F5
13 42 (5.22%) Citrix
14 35 (4.35%) TIBCO
15 33 (4.10%) 3PAR
16 31 (3.85%) Symantec
17 26 (3.23%) Sybase
18 25 (3.11%) CA
19 20 (2.48%) Brocade
20 18 (2.24%) Intel Security
Washington, Tyne and Wear
Yoh
Rate: £34305 - £37563 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago