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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 63 50 60
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing Solaris 3 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.37% 2.38% 1.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.92% 9.78% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 2
Median daily rate £450 £500 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +35.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £450 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+35.84% -
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
156 225 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.35% 24.32% 25.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 128 89
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £238 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 35 17
Median hourly rate £43.28 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.83% +26.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 July 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 July 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 14 (82.35%) Unix
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
5 5 (29.41%) Diameter Protocol
5 5 (29.41%) AIX
5 5 (29.41%) SS7
5 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
5 5 (29.41%) VMware
6 4 (23.53%) MGCP
6 4 (23.53%) H.323
6 4 (23.53%) Degree
6 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
6 4 (23.53%) SAN
6 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
6 4 (23.53%) GGSN
6 4 (23.53%) SGSN
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (17.65%) Nokia Networks
7 3 (17.65%) Samsung
7 3 (17.65%) Ericsson
7 3 (17.65%) Nokia
7 3 (17.65%) IBM
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
7 3 (17.65%) VoIP
7 3 (17.65%) Huawei

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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.88%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Diameter Protocol
1 5 (29.41%) SS7
2 4 (23.53%) GGSN
2 4 (23.53%) H.323
2 4 (23.53%) MGCP
2 4 (23.53%) SAN
2 4 (23.53%) SGSN
3 3 (17.65%) VoIP
4 2 (11.76%) DNS
4 2 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (11.76%) Firewall
4 2 (11.76%) GPRS
4 2 (11.76%) NAS
4 2 (11.76%) SSL
4 2 (11.76%) UMTS
4 2 (11.76%) WCDMA
5 1 (5.88%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (5.88%) GSM
5 1 (5.88%) LAN
5 1 (5.88%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) DB2
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (5.88%) ClearCase
2 1 (5.88%) ClearQuest
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Core Network Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) DBA
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Compliance Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Network Support
4 1 (5.88%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Storage Architect
4 1 (5.88%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) VoLTE Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Middleware
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (5.88%) CGI
2 1 (5.88%) ELK Stack
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (5.88%) JMS
2 1 (5.88%) LAMP
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.88%) DataPower
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.88%) Grid Computing
3 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Unix
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) Linux
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
5 5 (29.41%) AIX
6 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.88%) CentOS
7 1 (5.88%) Debian
7 1 (5.88%) Fedora
7 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Change Management
1 3 (17.65%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) Analytics
2 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
2 2 (11.76%) Database Security
2 2 (11.76%) Database Tuning
2 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.76%) ERP
2 2 (11.76%) Information Security
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (11.76%) SDLC
2 2 (11.76%) SIEM
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
2 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) CISSP
2 2 (11.76%) OCP
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CEH
3 1 (5.88%) GCIA
3 1 (5.88%) GCIH
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (11.76%) SLA
3 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) NFS
3 1 (5.88%) Docker
3 1 (5.88%) KVM
3 1 (5.88%) Postfix
3 1 (5.88%) qmail
3 1 (5.88%) Sendmail
3 1 (5.88%) Varnish
3 1 (5.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Data Guard
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.88%) Ansible
2 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.88%) Bacula
2 1 (5.88%) Cacti
2 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.88%) Kibana
2 1 (5.88%) logstash
2 1 (5.88%) Nagios
2 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.88%) Plesk
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (5.88%) Salt
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Ericsson
3 3 (17.65%) Huawei
3 3 (17.65%) IBM
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Nokia
3 3 (17.65%) Nokia Networks
3 3 (17.65%) Samsung
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) Informatica
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.76%) Sybase
4 2 (11.76%) TIBCO
5 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
5 1 (5.88%) F5
5 1 (5.88%) Forcepoint
5 1 (5.88%) Qualys
5 1 (5.88%) Sourcefire
5 1 (5.88%) Symantec