The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 26 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.03% - 1.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.45% - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate £423 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 - £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 - £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £33.35
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +16.94%
Solaris
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
55 24 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 37.16% 12.90% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 14 10
Average daily rate £350 £281 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.55% -31.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £591
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 10
Average hourly rate £44.00 £45.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.29% +71.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solaris across the Middlesex region.

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Solaris
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Middlesex region.

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris.

1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) EAI
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Pega
3 2 (40.00%) Big Data
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Sonic ESB
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (20.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (20.00%) Case Management
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) SABSA
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Sonic ESB
2 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) iPlanet
2 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessWare
1 1 (20.00%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Information Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) AS400
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) EAI
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Case Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Process Management
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (20.00%) SABSA
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (20.00%) CCSP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CISM
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) ClearTrust
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Pega
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) BEA
3 1 (20.00%) CA
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Tumbleweed
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas
3 1 (20.00%) Vitria