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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 48 57 59
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing Solaris 13 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.79% 1.87% 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.84% 8.19% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 1
Median daily rate £375 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.71%
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
147 232 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.28% 22.88% 22.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 147 100
Median daily rate £375 £419 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.39% +28.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £205 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 23
Median hourly rate £43.28 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.06% +81.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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
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 26 September 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 15 (88.24%) Unix
2 14 (82.35%) AIX
3 13 (76.47%) Windows
3 13 (76.47%) Shell Script
4 12 (70.59%) Oracle
5 10 (58.82%) IBM
5 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
6 9 (52.94%) Perl
7 8 (47.06%) ClearQuest
8 7 (41.18%) ITIL
8 7 (41.18%) ClearCase
9 6 (35.29%) CGI
9 6 (35.29%) HP
9 6 (35.29%) HTML
9 6 (35.29%) DB2
9 6 (35.29%) Linux
9 6 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (29.41%) Maven
10 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
10 5 (29.41%) Ant
10 5 (29.41%) MS Office
10 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
11 4 (23.53%) Finance
11 4 (23.53%) SAN
12 3 (17.65%) IBM Mainframe
12 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
12 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
12 3 (17.65%) Cisco
12 3 (17.65%) SQL
12 3 (17.65%) Law

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 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) LDAP
2 2 (11.76%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) DB2
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) ClearQuest
2 7 (41.18%) ClearCase
3 5 (29.41%) Ant
3 5 (29.41%) Maven
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Configuration Manager
1 4 (23.53%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.76%) ClearCase Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Management Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Software Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) ClearCase Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) ClearCase Configuration Manager
4 1 (5.88%) ClearCase Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) CGI
1 6 (35.29%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) Flash
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Grid Computing
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Unix
2 14 (82.35%) AIX
3 13 (76.47%) Windows
4 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
5 6 (35.29%) Linux
6 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) Threat Detection
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.88%) Database Security
4 1 (5.88%) Database Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) SDLC
4 1 (5.88%) Security Hardening
4 1 (5.88%) SIEM
4 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Shell Script
2 9 (52.94%) Perl
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CISSP
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) OCP
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (17.65%) Tivoli
2 3 (17.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Data Guard
3 1 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (5.88%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Oracle
2 10 (58.82%) IBM
3 6 (35.29%) HP
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) NetApp
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.88%) Informatica
6 1 (5.88%) TIBCO