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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 69 48 64
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +16
Contract jobs citing Solaris 4 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.46% 2.20% 0.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.80% 8.23% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 3
Median daily rate £488 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £421 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £508 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £27.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+32.11% +2.83%
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
143 231 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.53% 26.80% 25.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 109 101
Median daily rate £375 £413 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +23.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £232 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £349 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +14.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 35 15
Median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +39.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £24.12 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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
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 24 June 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 16 (88.89%) Unix
2 11 (61.11%) Windows
3 9 (50.00%) Linux
3 9 (50.00%) Oracle
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
5 6 (33.33%) SAN
5 6 (33.33%) VMware
6 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
6 5 (27.78%) Migration
6 5 (27.78%) SS7
6 5 (27.78%) AIX
6 5 (27.78%) Diameter Protocol
7 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
7 4 (22.22%) GGSN
7 4 (22.22%) SGSN
7 4 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 4 (22.22%) MGCP
7 4 (22.22%) H.323
7 4 (22.22%) Degree
7 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
8 3 (16.67%) Huawei
8 3 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (16.67%) Change Management
8 3 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 3 (16.67%) VoIP
8 3 (16.67%) Ericsson
8 3 (16.67%) Nokia

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 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.56%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) SAN
2 5 (27.78%) Diameter Protocol
2 5 (27.78%) SS7
3 4 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (22.22%) GGSN
3 4 (22.22%) H.323
3 4 (22.22%) MGCP
3 4 (22.22%) SGSN
4 3 (16.67%) VoIP
5 2 (11.11%) DNS
5 2 (11.11%) Firewall
5 2 (11.11%) GPRS
5 2 (11.11%) NAS
5 2 (11.11%) UMTS
5 2 (11.11%) WCDMA
6 1 (5.56%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security
6 1 (5.56%) NGN
6 1 (5.56%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.11%) DB2
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (5.56%) ClearCase
2 1 (5.56%) ClearQuest
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Architect
1 4 (22.22%) Core Network Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Storage Architect
3 2 (11.11%) DBA
3 2 (11.11%) EMC Storage Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Migration Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Software Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (5.56%) CGI
2 1 (5.56%) ELK Stack
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (5.56%) JMS
2 1 (5.56%) LAMP
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (11.11%) Clustering
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) Replication
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.56%) Cryptography
4 1 (5.56%) DataPower
4 1 (5.56%) Grid Computing
4 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Unix
2 11 (61.11%) Windows
3 9 (50.00%) Linux
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
5 5 (27.78%) AIX
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.56%) CentOS
7 1 (5.56%) Debian
7 1 (5.56%) Fedora
7 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Change Management
2 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Analytics
3 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.11%) Database Security
3 2 (11.11%) Database Tuning
3 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.11%) ERP
3 2 (11.11%) Information Security
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.11%) SDLC
3 2 (11.11%) SIEM
4 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
2 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) CISSP
2 2 (11.11%) OCP
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CEH
3 1 (5.56%) GCIA
3 1 (5.56%) GCIH
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
3 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) NFS
3 1 (5.56%) Docker
3 1 (5.56%) KVM
3 1 (5.56%) Postfix
3 1 (5.56%) qmail
3 1 (5.56%) Sendmail
3 1 (5.56%) Varnish
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) vMotion
2 2 (11.11%) Data Guard
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.56%) Cacti
3 1 (5.56%) Graphite
3 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (5.56%) Kibana
3 1 (5.56%) logstash
3 1 (5.56%) Nagios
3 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) Plesk
3 1 (5.56%) Puppet
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (5.56%) Salt
3 1 (5.56%) SCOM
3 1 (5.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) 3PAR
3 3 (16.67%) EMC
3 3 (16.67%) Ericsson
3 3 (16.67%) HP
3 3 (16.67%) Huawei
3 3 (16.67%) IBM
3 3 (16.67%) Nokia
3 3 (16.67%) Nokia Networks
3 3 (16.67%) Veritas
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) Informatica
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) Sybase
4 2 (11.11%) TIBCO
5 1 (5.56%) CommVault
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) Hitachi
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp