The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 55 52 65
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs citing Solaris 10 25 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.31% 2.58% 0.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.46% 9.84% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 0
Median daily rate £375 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £423 £389
% change year-on-year
-14.20% +8.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.67 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.82% +33.34%
Solaris
Berkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
134 254 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.56% 26.19% 23.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 154 97
Median daily rate £375 £417 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.07% +28.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £236 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 30 18
Median hourly rate £43.28 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.83% +23.14%
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 Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Solaris
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Reading region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Reading region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 12 (80.00%) Unix
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) AIX
4 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
5 8 (53.33%) Oracle
5 8 (53.33%) Shell Script
6 7 (46.67%) IBM
6 7 (46.67%) Perl
7 6 (40.00%) ClearQuest
8 5 (33.33%) DB2
8 5 (33.33%) Linux
8 5 (33.33%) ClearCase
8 5 (33.33%) ITIL
9 4 (26.67%) CGI
9 4 (26.67%) HTML
9 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
9 4 (26.67%) HP
9 4 (26.67%) VMware
9 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (20.00%) Maven
10 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
10 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 3 (20.00%) MS Office
10 3 (20.00%) SSL
10 3 (20.00%) Ant
10 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (13.33%) Threat Detection
11 2 (13.33%) Change Management
11 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (6.67%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) SSL
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) LDAP
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) NAS
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) ClearQuest
2 5 (33.33%) ClearCase
3 3 (20.00%) Ant
3 3 (20.00%) Maven
4 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Configuration Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) ClearCase Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) ClearCase Configuration Manager
4 1 (6.67%) ClearCase Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Software Configuration Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Software Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Software Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) CGI
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) ELK Stack
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (6.67%) JMS
3 1 (6.67%) LAMP
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Cryptography
2 1 (6.67%) DataPower
2 1 (6.67%) Grid Computing
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Unix
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) AIX
4 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (6.67%) CentOS
8 1 (6.67%) Debian
8 1 (6.67%) Fedora
8 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
8 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Threat Detection
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.67%) Database Security
4 1 (6.67%) Database Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Information Assurance
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Remediation Plan
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) SIEM
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Shell Script
2 7 (46.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CISSP
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) IBM Certification
1 1 (6.67%) OCP
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Docker
3 1 (6.67%) KVM
3 1 (6.67%) NFS
3 1 (6.67%) Postfix
3 1 (6.67%) qmail
3 1 (6.67%) Sendmail
3 1 (6.67%) Varnish
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) Bacula
2 1 (6.67%) cPanel
2 1 (6.67%) Grafana
2 1 (6.67%) Graphite
2 1 (6.67%) Kibana
2 1 (6.67%) logstash
2 1 (6.67%) Nagios
2 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (6.67%) Plesk
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (6.67%) Salt
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 7 (46.67%) IBM
3 4 (26.67%) HP
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) CommVault
5 1 (6.67%) Hitachi
5 1 (6.67%) Informatica
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Rackspace
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec
5 1 (6.67%) TIBCO