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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 154 159 111
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -48
Contract jobs citing Solaris 126 87 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.25% 0.95% 1.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.24% 3.90% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 44 84
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £296 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £389 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.03% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.67 £57.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-36.22% +55.40%
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
2405 2231 2113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.88% 24.43% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1294 1121 1062
Average daily rate £355 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 233 223 240
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.42% -7.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.15 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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 +28 53 £500 +33.33% 1
Hampshire -8 32 £400 -5.88% 2
Surrey -3 21 £369 +6.88% 3
Buckinghamshire -5 10 £305 -
West Sussex -18 4 £370 +15.62% 1
Kent -2 1 £500 -9.09%
East Sussex -3 1 £338 - 1
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

1 176 (67.43%) Linux
2 147 (56.32%) UNIX
3 127 (48.66%) Oracle
4 108 (41.38%) Windows
5 82 (31.42%) AIX
6 64 (24.52%) Shell Script
7 61 (23.37%) SAN
8 60 (22.99%) Finance
8 60 (22.99%) SQL
9 56 (21.46%) IBM
10 55 (21.07%) Red Hat
11 53 (20.31%) Sun
11 53 (20.31%) Security Cleared
12 45 (17.24%) SC Cleared
13 42 (16.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 42 (16.09%) Oracle Database
14 40 (15.33%) Microsoft
15 39 (14.94%) Perl
15 39 (14.94%) Clustering
15 39 (14.94%) WebSphere
16 37 (14.18%) Data Centre
17 36 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
18 35 (13.41%) NAS
19 34 (13.03%) VMware
19 34 (13.03%) Firewall
19 34 (13.03%) Veritas
19 34 (13.03%) DB2
20 31 (11.88%) Performance Tuning
21 29 (11.11%) ITIL
22 28 (10.73%) VMware Infrastructure

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 39 (14.94%) WebSphere
2 11 (4.21%) WebLogic
3 9 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.07%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (3.07%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (2.68%) Apache
5 7 (2.68%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.92%) IIS
6 5 (1.92%) JBoss
7 2 (0.77%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.38%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.38%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.38%) SAS
8 1 (0.38%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.38%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.38%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.38%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 18 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.13%) MS Visio
3 11 (4.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (4.21%) MS Office
4 7 (2.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (3.83%) Maximo
2 7 (2.68%) BusinessWorks
3 6 (2.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.38%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.15%) SaaS
1 3 (1.15%) PaaS
1 3 (1.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (23.37%) SAN
2 35 (13.41%) NAS
3 34 (13.03%) Firewall
4 24 (9.20%) LDAP
5 21 (8.05%) SSL
5 21 (8.05%) TCP/IP
5 21 (8.05%) DNS
6 19 (7.28%) SSH
7 16 (6.13%) VPN
8 15 (5.75%) HTTP
8 15 (5.75%) LAN
9 14 (5.36%) FTP
10 12 (4.60%) WAN
11 9 (3.45%) VoIP
11 9 (3.45%) GPRS
11 9 (3.45%) Broadband
11 9 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (3.07%) IPsec
12 8 (3.07%) SMTP
12 8 (3.07%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.09%) Oracle Database
2 34 (13.03%) DB2
3 20 (7.66%) SQL Server
4 16 (6.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (5.75%) MySQL
6 14 (5.36%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (3.83%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.92%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.53%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.53%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (1.53%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.15%) DB2 UDB
12 2 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.77%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.77%) OLTP
12 2 (0.77%) Oracle Discoverer
13 1 (0.38%) Informix
13 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (2.30%) Maven
3 4 (1.53%) StarTeam
3 4 (1.53%) ClearCase
3 4 (1.53%) Ant
4 3 (1.15%) ClearQuest
4 3 (1.15%) Subversion
4 3 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.77%) JProfiler
5 2 (0.77%) Gradle
5 2 (0.77%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.77%) Selenium
5 2 (0.77%) Rational Performance Tester
5 2 (0.77%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.77%) Introscope
5 2 (0.77%) JUnit
5 2 (0.77%) Toad
5 2 (0.77%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.77%) LoadRunner
General
1 60 (22.99%) Finance
2 27 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 24 (9.20%) Banking
4 8 (3.07%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.15%) Billing
5 3 (1.15%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.77%) Retail
6 2 (0.77%) Publishing
7 1 (0.38%) Military
7 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (17.24%) Administrator
2 43 (16.48%) Developer
3 27 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
4 23 (8.81%) Consultant
5 20 (7.66%) DBA
5 20 (7.66%) Architect
6 19 (7.28%) UNIX Administrator
7 18 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
7 18 (6.90%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 15 (5.75%) Analyst
9 14 (5.36%) Oracle DBA
10 10 (3.83%) Senior Developer
11 9 (3.45%) Ab Initio Developer
11 9 (3.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 9 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
11 9 (3.45%) Storage Engineer
11 9 (3.45%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
12 8 (3.07%) NAS Engineer
12 8 (3.07%) NetApp Engineer
12 8 (3.07%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.96%) WebSphere MQ
2 23 (8.81%) Middleware
3 16 (6.13%) JMS
4 8 (3.07%) HTML
5 7 (2.68%) J2EE
5 7 (2.68%) TIBCO EMS
6 5 (1.92%) XML
7 4 (1.53%) CSS
7 4 (1.53%) J2SE
7 4 (1.53%) Application Packaging
8 3 (1.15%) SailPoint
8 3 (1.15%) JDBC
9 2 (0.77%) JSP
9 2 (0.77%) ODBC
9 2 (0.77%) XHTML
9 2 (0.77%) SOAP
9 2 (0.77%) Web Services
9 2 (0.77%) SAML
9 2 (0.77%) OpenID
9 2 (0.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 39 (14.94%) Clustering
2 37 (14.18%) Data Centre
3 36 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (9.58%) DataPower
5 24 (9.20%) Management Information System
6 15 (5.75%) Client/Server
7 12 (4.60%) Computer Science
8 9 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
9 8 (3.07%) HACMP
9 8 (3.07%) PKI
9 8 (3.07%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.92%) Replication
11 4 (1.53%) SecurID
12 3 (1.15%) CESG
12 3 (1.15%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.77%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.77%) N-Tier
14 1 (0.38%) PMI
14 1 (0.38%) Freedom of Information
14 1 (0.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 176 (67.43%) Linux
2 147 (56.32%) UNIX
3 108 (41.38%) Windows
4 82 (31.42%) AIX
5 42 (16.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (9.58%) HPUX
7 13 (4.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (3.83%) Data ONTAP
9 5 (1.92%) SUSE
9 5 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.15%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.77%) NetWare
13 1 (0.38%) zOS
13 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (11.88%) Performance Tuning
2 29 (11.11%) ITIL
3 27 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (9.58%) Migration
5 21 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (7.28%) Change Management
7 18 (6.90%) Project Management
8 16 (6.13%) High Availability
9 15 (5.75%) Configuration Management
10 13 (4.98%) Service Management
10 13 (4.98%) OO
10 13 (4.98%) Capacity Management
11 12 (4.60%) Protective Monitoring
11 12 (4.60%) Office Automation
11 12 (4.60%) RUP
12 11 (4.21%) Enterprise Architecture
13 10 (3.83%) Software Engineering
13 10 (3.83%) Problem Management
13 10 (3.83%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (3.45%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 64 (24.52%) Shell Script
2 60 (22.99%) SQL
3 39 (14.94%) Perl
4 27 (10.34%) Java
5 26 (9.96%) Korn
6 21 (8.05%) Bash Shell
7 15 (5.75%) Python
8 11 (4.21%) C
8 11 (4.21%) C++
9 8 (3.07%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.68%) VB
10 7 (2.68%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.92%) PHP
12 4 (1.53%) Ruby
13 3 (1.15%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.77%) VBScript
15 1 (0.38%) VBA
15 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.38%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 53 (20.31%) Security Cleared
2 45 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 28 (10.73%) Degree
4 16 (6.13%) IBM Certification
5 10 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.30%) Sun Certification
6 6 (2.30%) CCNP
6 6 (2.30%) CCNA
6 6 (2.30%) ISEB
6 6 (2.30%) SCSA
7 3 (1.15%) GCIA
7 3 (1.15%) GCIH
7 3 (1.15%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.15%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.15%) CISSP
7 3 (1.15%) OCP
7 3 (1.15%) OCA
7 3 (1.15%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.77%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.21%) SLA
2 4 (1.53%) QA
3 3 (1.15%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.15%) COSO
3 3 (1.15%) COBIT
4 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (10.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (5.75%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.75%) Oracle Clusterware
3 12 (4.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 12 (4.60%) NFS
4 11 (4.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 11 (4.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 10 (3.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 10 (3.83%) VMware ESX
6 9 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (2.30%) KVM
8 5 (1.92%) vSphere
9 4 (1.53%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 4 (1.53%) GPFS
9 4 (1.53%) Veritas File System
9 4 (1.53%) Sendmail
10 3 (1.15%) Hyper-V
10 3 (1.15%) Samba
10 3 (1.15%) RHEV
11 2 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (9.20%) Tivoli
2 22 (8.43%) NetBackup
3 18 (6.90%) Oracle ZFS
4 16 (6.13%) Puppet
5 11 (4.21%) Oracle RMAN
5 11 (4.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 10 (3.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 10 (3.83%) Norton AntiVirus
6 10 (3.83%) SnapMirror
7 8 (3.07%) SnapVault
8 7 (2.68%) Data Guard
9 6 (2.30%) Red Hat Satellite
9 6 (2.30%) Nagios
10 5 (1.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 4 (1.53%) CA Single Sign-On
11 4 (1.53%) Netcool
11 4 (1.53%) MIMEsweeper
11 4 (1.53%) MAILsweeper
11 4 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (1.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 127 (48.66%) Oracle
2 56 (21.46%) IBM
3 55 (21.07%) Red Hat
4 53 (20.31%) Sun
5 40 (15.33%) Microsoft
6 34 (13.03%) Veritas
6 34 (13.03%) VMware
7 25 (9.58%) NetApp
8 23 (8.81%) HP
9 19 (7.28%) Cisco
9 19 (7.28%) Symantec
10 16 (6.13%) EMC
11 11 (4.21%) Citrix
11 11 (4.21%) Brocade
12 10 (3.83%) Juniper
13 9 (3.45%) Ab Initio
14 8 (3.07%) McAfee
15 7 (2.68%) Huawei
15 7 (2.68%) Remedy
15 7 (2.68%) TIBCO
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Hampshire
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Rate: Unspecified
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