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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 178 127 114
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -13
Contract jobs citing Solaris 86 119 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.86% 1.40% 1.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.43% 5.67% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 65 76
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£375 £390 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £312 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £498 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+68.42% -32.14%
Solaris
England

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
2504 2097 1751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.09% 24.73% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1291 1042 790
Average daily rate £334 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.76% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 234 245
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -16 26 £375 -3.84% 8
Hampshire -31 25 £379 +3.41% 3
Surrey -15 14 £420 +0.59% 2
Buckinghamshire -10 7 £380 -2.56%
West Sussex -1 3 £450 - 1
Oxfordshire -21 2 £375 -
Kent -3 1 £320 - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris.

1 129 (74.57%) UNIX
2 106 (61.27%) Linux
3 56 (32.37%) Windows
4 54 (31.21%) Oracle
5 49 (28.32%) Red Hat
6 47 (27.17%) Perl
7 44 (25.43%) AIX
8 43 (24.86%) VMware
8 43 (24.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 41 (23.70%) Cisco
10 40 (23.12%) Shell Script
11 37 (21.39%) DNS
11 37 (21.39%) Java
12 33 (19.08%) Telecoms
12 33 (19.08%) Security Cleared
12 33 (19.08%) VMware Infrastructure
13 31 (17.92%) Sun
14 30 (17.34%) SAN
15 29 (16.76%) Firewall
16 28 (16.18%) IBM
17 27 (15.61%) Juniper
18 26 (15.03%) Apache
18 26 (15.03%) SC Cleared
19 25 (14.45%) WebLogic
20 24 (13.87%) Finance
20 24 (13.87%) Korn
21 23 (13.29%) LDAP
21 23 (13.29%) Veritas
22 22 (12.72%) Clustering
23 20 (11.56%) Citrix

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (15.03%) Apache
2 25 (14.45%) WebLogic
3 19 (10.98%) Tomcat
4 17 (9.83%) WebSphere
5 12 (6.94%) GlassFish
5 12 (6.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (4.05%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.73%) Alfresco
7 3 (1.73%) Liferay
7 3 (1.73%) iPlanet
8 2 (1.16%) JBoss
8 2 (1.16%) IIS
8 2 (1.16%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.58%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.58%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (2.89%) MS Office
2 2 (1.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.47%) Maximo
2 2 (1.16%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.16%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.73%) SaaS
2 3 (1.73%) GitHub
3 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 37 (21.39%) DNS
2 30 (17.34%) SAN
3 29 (16.76%) Firewall
4 23 (13.29%) LDAP
5 16 (9.25%) WAN
6 15 (8.67%) LAN
7 14 (8.09%) TCP/IP
8 13 (7.51%) SSL
8 13 (7.51%) HTTP
9 12 (6.94%) SSH
10 11 (6.36%) Internet
11 10 (5.78%) FTP
11 10 (5.78%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (5.20%) SMTP
13 7 (4.05%) NAS
14 6 (3.47%) VPN
15 5 (2.89%) Intrusion Detection
15 5 (2.89%) DAB
15 5 (2.89%) DHCP
15 5 (2.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.09%) MySQL
2 12 (6.94%) Oracle Database
3 11 (6.36%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.47%) DB2
5 4 (2.31%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.73%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.16%) OLTP
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.58%) Big Data
8 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.58%) DataStage
8 1 (0.58%) Informix
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 7 (4.05%) Subversion
1 7 (4.05%) Eclipse
2 5 (2.89%) GCC
3 4 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.73%) JIRA
4 3 (1.73%) Gradle
4 3 (1.73%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.73%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.58%) Maven
5 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.58%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.58%) Trac
5 1 (0.58%) MSI
5 1 (0.58%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.58%) Ant
General
1 33 (19.08%) Telecoms
2 24 (13.87%) Finance
3 18 (10.40%) Banking
4 4 (2.31%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.73%) Retail
5 3 (1.73%) Legal
6 1 (0.58%) Billing
6 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (14.45%) Analyst
2 21 (12.14%) Architect
3 18 (10.40%) Administrator
4 17 (9.83%) UNIX Engineer
5 16 (9.25%) Developer
6 12 (6.94%) Consultant
7 11 (6.36%) UNIX Administrator
8 9 (5.20%) Designer
9 8 (4.62%) Project Engineer
9 8 (4.62%) Security Engineer
10 7 (4.05%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (4.05%) Security Architect
10 7 (4.05%) Network Engineer
10 7 (4.05%) Support Analyst
11 6 (3.47%) UNIX Support
12 5 (2.89%) Middleware Engineer
12 5 (2.89%) Java Developer
12 5 (2.89%) Infrastructure Architect
12 5 (2.89%) Systems Administrator
13 4 (2.31%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.67%) SOAP
2 11 (6.36%) HTML
3 10 (5.78%) XML
3 10 (5.78%) WebSphere MQ
3 10 (5.78%) Middleware
4 9 (5.20%) Web Services
5 7 (4.05%) Spring
5 7 (4.05%) CSS
5 7 (4.05%) J2EE
5 7 (4.05%) XHTML
6 5 (2.89%) XSLT
7 4 (2.31%) JSP
7 4 (2.31%) VXML
7 4 (2.31%) Hibernate
7 4 (2.31%) YAML
8 3 (1.73%) Velocity
8 3 (1.73%) JSR 168
8 3 (1.73%) JSON
8 3 (1.73%) .NET
8 3 (1.73%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.72%) Clustering
2 10 (5.78%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.20%) HACMP
4 8 (4.62%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.47%) DataPower
7 5 (2.89%) IVR
8 4 (2.31%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (2.31%) Open Source
9 2 (1.16%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.16%) CLARiiON
9 2 (1.16%) EMC Centera
10 1 (0.58%) PKI
10 1 (0.58%) Symmetrix DMX
10 1 (0.58%) Replication
10 1 (0.58%) CESG
10 1 (0.58%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 129 (74.57%) UNIX
2 106 (61.27%) Linux
3 56 (32.37%) Windows
4 44 (25.43%) AIX
5 43 (24.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (11.56%) HPUX
7 16 (9.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (5.78%) Windows 7
9 8 (4.62%) SUSE
10 7 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (3.47%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.73%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (1.73%) NetWare
13 2 (1.16%) Debian
14 1 (0.58%) CentOS
14 1 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.58%) VMS
14 1 (0.58%) zOS
14 1 (0.58%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (8.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 15 (8.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (8.09%) ITIL
3 13 (7.51%) SOA
4 11 (6.36%) E-Commerce
5 9 (5.20%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (4.62%) Service Delivery
6 8 (4.62%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (4.62%) Change Control
7 7 (4.05%) Web Development
7 7 (4.05%) Service Management
7 7 (4.05%) Project Management
7 7 (4.05%) Configuration Management
8 6 (3.47%) Security Management
8 6 (3.47%) ITSM
8 6 (3.47%) Migration
8 6 (3.47%) DevOps
8 6 (3.47%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (2.89%) ITIL V3
9 5 (2.89%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 47 (27.17%) Perl
2 40 (23.12%) Shell Script
3 37 (21.39%) Java
4 24 (13.87%) Korn
5 19 (10.98%) C
5 19 (10.98%) SQL
6 14 (8.09%) C++
7 13 (7.51%) Python
8 12 (6.94%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.05%) PHP
10 6 (3.47%) Ruby
11 5 (2.89%) JavaScript
12 4 (2.31%) VB
13 3 (1.73%) Groovy
13 3 (1.73%) Bourne shell
13 3 (1.73%) Scala
13 3 (1.73%) AWK
13 3 (1.73%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.16%) sed
14 2 (1.16%) VB6
Qualifications
1 33 (19.08%) Security Cleared
2 26 (15.03%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.51%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (6.94%) CCNA
5 8 (4.62%) DV Cleared
5 8 (4.62%) JNCIA
6 6 (3.47%) RHCE
7 3 (1.73%) CCNP
7 3 (1.73%) IBM Certification
8 2 (1.16%) CCIE
9 1 (0.58%) Degree
9 1 (0.58%) CEH
9 1 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.58%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.58%) QA
1 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (19.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (10.40%) NFS
3 9 (5.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 8 (4.62%) VMware ESX
5 7 (4.05%) Sendmail
6 6 (3.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 6 (3.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 5 (2.89%) Snort
7 5 (2.89%) XenApp
7 5 (2.89%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.89%) OpenSSH
7 5 (2.89%) GPFS
8 4 (2.31%) Active Directory
9 3 (1.73%) Veritas File System
10 2 (1.16%) Samba
10 2 (1.16%) SRDF
10 2 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.58%) Xen
11 1 (0.58%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (6.94%) Puppet
1 12 (6.94%) Tivoli
2 11 (6.36%) NetBackup
3 6 (3.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (3.47%) MIMEsweeper
3 6 (3.47%) MAILsweeper
3 6 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.47%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (3.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 5 (2.89%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.73%) YaST
5 3 (1.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (1.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (1.73%) Control-M
6 2 (1.16%) Netcool
6 2 (1.16%) Nagios
6 2 (1.16%) OpenView
6 2 (1.16%) EMC TimeFinder
6 2 (1.16%) nmon
7 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 54 (31.21%) Oracle
2 49 (28.32%) Red Hat
3 43 (24.86%) VMware
4 41 (23.70%) Cisco
5 31 (17.92%) Sun
6 28 (16.18%) IBM
7 27 (15.61%) Juniper
8 23 (13.29%) Veritas
9 20 (11.56%) Citrix
10 18 (10.40%) HP
10 18 (10.40%) McAfee
11 17 (9.83%) EMC
12 15 (8.67%) NetApp
13 14 (8.09%) Microsoft
14 13 (7.51%) Blue Coat
15 10 (5.78%) Redknee
16 9 (5.20%) Symantec
17 8 (4.62%) CheckPoint
18 6 (3.47%) Dell
18 6 (3.47%) Sophos
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