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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 118 151 110
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -41
Contract jobs citing Solaris 137 93 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.48% 1.04% 1.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.91% 4.15% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 56 76
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£450 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £238 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £26.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+2.83% -1.85%
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
2317 2241 1886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.06% 24.96% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1215 1097 912
Average daily rate £365 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £145 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 209 241
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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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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
Hampshire +30 51 £411 +9.58% 6
Surrey +3 25 £375 -13.79% 9
Berkshire -9 23 £425 +35.35% 10
Buckinghamshire +8 15 £285 - 1
Kent +2 6 £513 +44.36%
East Sussex -12 2 £413 +17.68% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £463 - 3
Sussex - 1 £350 -
Middlesex - 1 £345 -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 149 (67.12%) Linux
2 120 (54.05%) UNIX
3 98 (44.14%) Windows
4 96 (43.24%) Oracle
5 69 (31.08%) AIX
6 60 (27.03%) Security Cleared
7 59 (26.58%) Red Hat
8 58 (26.13%) SAN
9 55 (24.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 51 (22.97%) SC Cleared
11 48 (21.62%) Shell Script
11 48 (21.62%) Finance
12 44 (19.82%) Perl
13 43 (19.37%) IBM
13 43 (19.37%) Sun
14 42 (18.92%) Java
15 40 (18.02%) SQL
16 37 (16.67%) Veritas
17 35 (15.77%) Microsoft
17 35 (15.77%) Clustering
18 33 (14.86%) Oracle Database
19 32 (14.41%) VMware
20 31 (13.96%) LDAP
21 30 (13.51%) Tivoli
22 29 (13.06%) Firewall
23 28 (12.61%) Migration
23 28 (12.61%) C++
24 27 (12.16%) Korn
25 26 (11.71%) WebSphere
25 26 (11.71%) NAS

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 26 (11.71%) WebSphere
2 15 (6.76%) Apache
3 11 (4.95%) WebLogic
4 10 (4.50%) Tomcat
5 8 (3.60%) IIS
6 7 (3.15%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.15%) IBM HTTP Server
7 6 (2.70%) JBoss
8 5 (2.25%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (1.80%) iPlanet
9 4 (1.80%) WebSphere Portal
10 2 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.45%) Liferay
11 1 (0.45%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 16 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.76%) MS Office
3 10 (4.50%) MS Visio
4 7 (3.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (3.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.15%) Maximo
1 7 (3.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (2.70%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 58 (26.13%) SAN
2 31 (13.96%) LDAP
3 29 (13.06%) Firewall
4 26 (11.71%) NAS
5 24 (10.81%) DNS
6 22 (9.91%) SSL
7 20 (9.01%) TCP/IP
8 19 (8.56%) VPN
9 18 (8.11%) LAN
9 18 (8.11%) SSH
10 15 (6.76%) WAN
11 13 (5.86%) SMTP
11 13 (5.86%) FTP
12 12 (5.41%) Fibre Channel
13 10 (4.50%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (3.60%) HTTP
14 8 (3.60%) IPsec
15 7 (3.15%) Broadband
15 7 (3.15%) Intrusion Detection
16 6 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.86%) Oracle Database
2 15 (6.76%) DB2
3 12 (5.41%) SQL Server
4 11 (4.95%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (4.95%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (4.05%) MySQL
6 8 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.60%) RDBMS
6 8 (3.60%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (3.60%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.25%) DB2 UDB
8 2 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (0.90%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.90%) OLTP
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.45%) Informix
9 1 (0.45%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 6 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.35%) ClearCase
2 3 (1.35%) ClearQuest
2 3 (1.35%) Subversion
2 3 (1.35%) Maven
2 3 (1.35%) StarTeam
2 3 (1.35%) Ant
2 3 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.90%) Gradle
3 2 (0.90%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.90%) JIRA
4 1 (0.45%) Selenium
4 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.45%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.45%) JUnit
General
1 48 (21.62%) Finance
2 15 (6.76%) Banking
3 12 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.60%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.80%) Publishing
6 3 (1.35%) Billing
7 2 (0.90%) Retail
8 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (21.62%) Administrator
2 32 (14.41%) Developer
3 28 (12.61%) Systems Administrator
4 18 (8.11%) Analyst
4 18 (8.11%) UNIX Administrator
5 17 (7.66%) Linux Administrator
5 17 (7.66%) Consultant
5 17 (7.66%) Oracle Developer
6 15 (6.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 14 (6.31%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 9 (4.05%) DBA
9 8 (3.60%) Software Engineer
10 6 (2.70%) Architect
10 6 (2.70%) Support Analyst
10 6 (2.70%) Technical Support
11 5 (2.25%) Programmer
11 5 (2.25%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (2.25%) Siebel Developer
11 5 (2.25%) Integration Engineer
11 5 (2.25%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.41%) Middleware
2 10 (4.50%) J2EE
2 10 (4.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (3.60%) HTML
3 8 (3.60%) .NET
4 6 (2.70%) TIBCO EMS
4 6 (2.70%) Application Packaging
5 4 (1.80%) JMS
5 4 (1.80%) Web Services
6 3 (1.35%) CSS
6 3 (1.35%) SOAP
7 2 (0.90%) JSP
7 2 (0.90%) XML
7 2 (0.90%) XHTML
7 2 (0.90%) SAML
7 2 (0.90%) OAuth
7 2 (0.90%) XACML
7 2 (0.90%) OpenID
7 2 (0.90%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.77%) Clustering
2 24 (10.81%) Data Centre
3 21 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (8.56%) Management Information System
5 14 (6.31%) HACMP
6 11 (4.95%) Client/Server
7 10 (4.50%) PKI
8 9 (4.05%) Enterprise Storage
9 6 (2.70%) Computer Science
10 5 (2.25%) DataPower
11 4 (1.80%) Replication
12 3 (1.35%) CESG
12 3 (1.35%) SecurID
12 3 (1.35%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.90%) LPAR
13 2 (0.90%) Freedom of Information
13 2 (0.90%) Freedom of Information Act
13 2 (0.90%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.90%) N-Tier
14 1 (0.45%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 149 (67.12%) Linux
2 120 (54.05%) UNIX
3 98 (44.14%) Windows
4 69 (31.08%) AIX
5 55 (24.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (6.76%) HPUX
7 12 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (4.05%) Windows 7
9 8 (3.60%) NetWare
10 6 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.80%) zOS
12 3 (1.35%) SUSE
12 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.90%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (12.61%) Migration
2 25 (11.26%) ITIL
3 22 (9.91%) Performance Tuning
4 19 (8.56%) Change Management
5 16 (7.21%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (6.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 14 (6.31%) Kalman Filter
8 13 (5.86%) Project Management
9 11 (4.95%) Capacity Management
9 11 (4.95%) High Availability
10 10 (4.50%) Configuration Management
10 10 (4.50%) OO
10 10 (4.50%) Protective Monitoring
11 9 (4.05%) RUP
11 9 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (4.05%) Problem Management
11 9 (4.05%) Release Management
12 8 (3.60%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (3.60%) Software Engineering
12 8 (3.60%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (21.62%) Shell Script
2 44 (19.82%) Perl
3 42 (18.92%) Java
4 40 (18.02%) SQL
5 28 (12.61%) C++
6 27 (12.16%) Korn
7 24 (10.81%) Bash Shell
8 23 (10.36%) C
9 19 (8.56%) Python
10 8 (3.60%) PHP
11 4 (1.80%) C#
11 4 (1.80%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.80%) VB
11 4 (1.80%) Ruby
12 3 (1.35%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.45%) VBScript
13 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 60 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 51 (22.97%) SC Cleared
3 22 (9.91%) Degree
4 7 (3.15%) SCSA
4 7 (3.15%) Sun Certification
4 7 (3.15%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.25%) ISEB
5 5 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.80%) CISSP
6 4 (1.80%) CCNP
6 4 (1.80%) CCNA
6 4 (1.80%) IBM Certification
6 4 (1.80%) GCIA
6 4 (1.80%) GCIH
7 2 (0.90%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.45%) MCITP
8 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.80%) COBIT
1 4 (1.80%) PCI DSS
1 4 (1.80%) COSO
2 2 (0.90%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (8.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (7.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 11 (4.95%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.95%) GPFS
4 10 (4.50%) Oracle Clusterware
4 10 (4.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 10 (4.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 10 (4.50%) Samba
4 10 (4.50%) Sendmail
5 7 (3.15%) NFS
5 7 (3.15%) Veritas File System
6 6 (2.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 6 (2.70%) KVM
7 5 (2.25%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 3 (1.35%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.35%) Snort
9 2 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.90%) vSphere
10 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 30 (13.51%) Tivoli
2 16 (7.21%) NetBackup
3 12 (5.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 12 (5.41%) Puppet
4 10 (4.50%) MIMEsweeper
4 10 (4.50%) MAILsweeper
5 7 (3.15%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (3.15%) Nagios
6 6 (2.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (2.70%) Netcool
7 5 (2.25%) CA Single Sign-On
8 4 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.90%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.90%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (0.90%) Control-M
9 2 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.45%) SCCM
10 1 (0.45%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 96 (43.24%) Oracle
2 59 (26.58%) Red Hat
3 43 (19.37%) Sun
3 43 (19.37%) IBM
4 37 (16.67%) Veritas
5 35 (15.77%) Microsoft
6 32 (14.41%) VMware
7 26 (11.71%) NetApp
8 21 (9.46%) HP
9 20 (9.01%) Cisco
10 15 (6.76%) Juniper
10 15 (6.76%) McAfee
11 12 (5.41%) Blue Coat
11 12 (5.41%) EMC
12 11 (4.95%) Symantec
13 10 (4.50%) Websense
14 9 (4.05%) Citrix
15 8 (3.60%) Remedy
15 8 (3.60%) 3PAR
16 7 (3.15%) Hitachi
Reading, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
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