The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
England / South East
Rank 154 186 179
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -7
Contract jobs citing Solaris 80 70 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.10% 0.84% 0.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.13% 3.35% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 41 46
Median daily rate £380 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £338 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +25.51%

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

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1559 2087 2288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.47% 24.99% 24.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 870 1216 1153
Median daily rate £370 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 185 184
Median hourly rate £19.63 £18.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £12.00 £11.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £40.00
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 the South East

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Solaris
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +30 26 £340 -17.07% 2
Surrey +29 26 £400 -11.11% 8
Hampshire +6 18 £380 -2.56% 5
Kent -8 3 £315 -21.25% 1
West Sussex +1 2 £406 -
Buckinghamshire -2 1 - -
Middlesex -3 1 £385 -5.81%
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 115 (64.25%) Linux
2 109 (60.89%) Unix
3 96 (53.63%) Oracle
4 73 (40.78%) SAN
5 63 (35.20%) Windows
5 63 (35.20%) VMware
6 56 (31.28%) Red Hat
7 49 (27.37%) AIX
8 44 (24.58%) Shell Script
9 41 (22.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 36 (20.11%) NetApp
11 34 (18.99%) DNS
11 34 (18.99%) Cisco
11 34 (18.99%) IBM
11 34 (18.99%) SQL
11 34 (18.99%) Finance
12 33 (18.44%) High Availability
13 31 (17.32%) Data Centre
13 31 (17.32%) VMware Infrastructure
14 30 (16.76%) Perl
14 30 (16.76%) Microsoft
14 30 (16.76%) Sun
15 29 (16.20%) HP
15 29 (16.20%) LDAP
16 28 (15.64%) Veritas
16 28 (15.64%) Change Management
17 25 (13.97%) Mainframe
17 25 (13.97%) Windows Server
18 24 (13.41%) Java
19 22 (12.29%) Middleware

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 18 (10.06%) Apache
2 17 (9.50%) WebSphere
3 13 (7.26%) SharePoint
4 12 (6.70%) Tomcat
4 12 (6.70%) WebLogic
5 8 (4.47%) IIS
6 6 (3.35%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (3.35%) MS Exchange
7 5 (2.79%) Alfresco
7 5 (2.79%) Liferay
8 4 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (2.23%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 3 (1.68%) SAS
10 1 (0.56%) iPlanet
10 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (8.38%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.59%) MS Office
3 4 (2.23%) MS Project
4 3 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.56%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.56%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.79%) GitHub
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 73 (40.78%) SAN
2 34 (18.99%) DNS
3 29 (16.20%) LDAP
4 19 (10.61%) NAS
5 17 (9.50%) SSH
6 15 (8.38%) LAN
7 13 (7.26%) FTP
8 11 (6.15%) Firewall
8 11 (6.15%) SSL
9 9 (5.03%) WAN
10 8 (4.47%) ATM
10 8 (4.47%) iSCSI
10 8 (4.47%) VPN
11 7 (3.91%) DHCP
12 6 (3.35%) HTTP
12 6 (3.35%) TCP/IP
13 5 (2.79%) Fibre Channel
13 5 (2.79%) Internet
14 4 (2.23%) Cisco Nexus
14 4 (2.23%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.06%) Oracle Database
2 12 (6.70%) DB2
3 9 (5.03%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (4.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (3.91%) RDBMS
5 7 (3.91%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.79%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.79%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.23%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.23%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.68%) MySQL
8 3 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.12%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (1.12%) MS Access
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.56%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (5.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.91%) ClearQuest
2 7 (3.91%) Eclipse
3 6 (3.35%) Ant
3 6 (3.35%) ClearCase
3 6 (3.35%) Gradle
3 6 (3.35%) IntelliJ
3 6 (3.35%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.35%) Maven
3 6 (3.35%) Subversion
4 5 (2.79%) JIRA
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.12%) ProC
6 1 (0.56%) JMeter
6 1 (0.56%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (18.99%) Finance
2 15 (8.38%) Law
3 10 (5.59%) Legal
3 10 (5.59%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.91%) Banking
5 5 (2.79%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.12%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 43 (24.02%) Administrator
2 24 (13.41%) Solaris Administrator
3 23 (12.85%) Support Engineer
4 21 (11.73%) Unix Administrator
5 20 (11.17%) Systems Administrator
6 19 (10.61%) Architect
7 18 (10.06%) Storage Administrator
8 16 (8.94%) Solaris Engineer
9 15 (8.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 15 (8.38%) 3rd Line Support
9 15 (8.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 14 (7.82%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 14 (7.82%) VMWare Administrator
10 14 (7.82%) VMware Engineer
11 13 (7.26%) Developer
11 13 (7.26%) Solaris Support Engineer
11 13 (7.26%) VMware Support Engineer
12 11 (6.15%) Infrastructure Architect
12 11 (6.15%) Project Manager
12 11 (6.15%) Storage Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.29%) Middleware
2 15 (8.38%) HTML
3 12 (6.70%) J2EE
4 11 (6.15%) WebCenter
5 8 (4.47%) XML
6 7 (3.91%) Oracle Fusion
6 7 (3.91%) Spring
7 6 (3.35%) Struts
7 6 (3.35%) XHTML
8 5 (2.79%) CGI
8 5 (2.79%) CSS
8 5 (2.79%) JSR 168
8 5 (2.79%) Servlets
8 5 (2.79%) Velocity
8 5 (2.79%) XSLT
9 2 (1.12%) .NET
9 2 (1.12%) JSP
9 2 (1.12%) REST
9 2 (1.12%) SOAP
9 2 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.32%) Data Centre
2 25 (13.97%) Mainframe
3 22 (12.29%) Enterprise Storage
4 17 (9.50%) IBM Mainframe
5 16 (8.94%) EMC VNX
6 14 (7.82%) EMC VMAX
7 7 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (3.35%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.79%) Replication
10 2 (1.12%) Clustering
10 2 (1.12%) PKI
10 2 (1.12%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.12%) Statistics
11 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.56%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.56%) Freedom of Information Act
11 1 (0.56%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 115 (64.25%) Linux
2 109 (60.89%) Unix
3 63 (35.20%) Windows
4 49 (27.37%) AIX
5 41 (22.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (13.97%) Windows Server
7 12 (6.70%) HPUX
8 11 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (3.91%) Windows 7
9 7 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (3.35%) zOS
11 4 (2.23%) Fedora
11 4 (2.23%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.68%) CentOS
12 3 (1.68%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (1.68%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (1.12%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.56%) Debian
14 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.44%) High Availability
2 28 (15.64%) Change Management
3 20 (11.17%) ITIL
4 19 (10.61%) Incident Management
5 18 (10.06%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (8.94%) Performance Monitoring
7 15 (8.38%) Process Improvement
8 14 (7.82%) Matrix Organization
9 12 (6.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (6.70%) Service Delivery
10 11 (6.15%) Problem Management
11 10 (5.59%) E-Commerce
12 9 (5.03%) Change Control
12 9 (5.03%) Migration
12 9 (5.03%) Service Management
12 9 (5.03%) TOGAF
13 8 (4.47%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (4.47%) Load Balancing
14 7 (3.91%) Capacity Management
14 7 (3.91%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 44 (24.58%) Shell Script
2 34 (18.99%) SQL
3 30 (16.76%) Perl
4 24 (13.41%) Java
5 18 (10.06%) JavaScript
6 9 (5.03%) Korn
7 5 (2.79%) C
7 5 (2.79%) Groovy
7 5 (2.79%) PHP
7 5 (2.79%) Scala
8 3 (1.68%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.68%) Python
9 2 (1.12%) C++
9 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.12%) VBScript
10 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (10.61%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.15%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.47%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.35%) CCNA
4 6 (3.35%) CCNP
4 6 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.23%) Degree
5 4 (2.23%) MCITP
5 4 (2.23%) MCSA
5 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.23%) VCP4
5 4 (2.23%) VCP5
5 4 (2.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.12%) CISSP
6 2 (1.12%) GCIA
6 2 (1.12%) GCIH
6 2 (1.12%) ISEB
6 2 (1.12%) PMP
6 2 (1.12%) SCSA
6 2 (1.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.68%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.12%) COBIT
2 2 (1.12%) COSO
2 2 (1.12%) SAS 70
2 2 (1.12%) SLA
3 1 (0.56%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 31 (17.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (11.73%) Active Directory
3 18 (10.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 18 (10.06%) Veritas File System
4 9 (5.03%) Oracle Clusterware
5 8 (4.47%) NFS
6 7 (3.91%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (2.23%) Samba
7 4 (2.23%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.68%) Sendmail
8 3 (1.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.12%) Snort
9 2 (1.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.12%) vSphere
10 1 (0.56%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.56%) KVM
10 1 (0.56%) Squid
Systems Management
1 19 (10.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 14 (7.82%) NetBackup
3 10 (5.59%) Nagios
4 9 (5.03%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 7 (3.91%) EMC Navisphere
5 7 (3.91%) SCCM
6 6 (3.35%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (3.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (3.35%) Tivoli
7 4 (2.23%) RSA Security Analytics
7 4 (2.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.68%) vMotion
9 2 (1.12%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (1.12%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.12%) MIMEsweeper
9 2 (1.12%) Netcool
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 96 (53.63%) Oracle
2 63 (35.20%) VMware
3 56 (31.28%) Red Hat
4 36 (20.11%) NetApp
5 34 (18.99%) Cisco
5 34 (18.99%) IBM
6 30 (16.76%) Microsoft
6 30 (16.76%) Sun
7 29 (16.20%) HP
8 28 (15.64%) Veritas
9 22 (12.29%) EMC
10 12 (6.70%) Brocade
10 12 (6.70%) Intel Security
10 12 (6.70%) Symantec
11 9 (5.03%) F5
12 8 (4.47%) 3PAR
13 7 (3.91%) FatWire
13 7 (3.91%) TIBCO
14 5 (2.79%) GigaSpaces
15 4 (2.23%) Supermicro
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