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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 150 153 141
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing Solaris 121 95 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.20% 0.98% 1.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.87% 3.97% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 55 52
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£425 £388 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +5.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £264 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £39.50 £31.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.39% +15.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £31.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +16.66%
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
2483 2392 1831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.68% 24.57% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1246 1167 849
Average daily rate £363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £135 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 242 252
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.24 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +19 48 £375 - 6
Surrey +2 31 £416 -7.50% 7
Buckinghamshire +11 12 £293 -
Berkshire -14 12 £500 +56.49% 5
Kent -3 6 £513 -5.74%
East Sussex -4 2 £475 +26.58% 1
Middlesex +5 1 £345 -37.27%
Oxfordshire - 1 £535 - 3
West Sussex - - - -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 139 (68.81%) Linux
2 129 (63.86%) UNIX
3 74 (36.63%) Windows
4 71 (35.15%) Oracle
5 61 (30.20%) Red Hat
6 59 (29.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 58 (28.71%) Security Cleared
8 57 (28.22%) AIX
9 52 (25.74%) SC Cleared
10 48 (23.76%) VMware
11 46 (22.77%) Perl
11 46 (22.77%) SAN
11 46 (22.77%) Sun
12 45 (22.28%) DNS
12 45 (22.28%) LDAP
13 44 (21.78%) Shell Script
14 41 (20.30%) Firewall
15 40 (19.80%) Veritas
16 39 (19.31%) Finance
17 37 (18.32%) Java
18 36 (17.82%) IBM
19 35 (17.33%) Cisco
20 34 (16.83%) Clustering
21 32 (15.84%) C++
22 30 (14.85%) SQL
23 29 (14.36%) VMware Infrastructure
24 28 (13.86%) C
24 28 (13.86%) TCP/IP
25 27 (13.37%) Migration
26 25 (12.38%) McAfee

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 22 (10.89%) WebSphere
2 20 (9.90%) Apache
3 11 (5.45%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.46%) WebLogic
4 9 (4.46%) IBM HTTP Server
5 7 (3.47%) IIS
6 6 (2.97%) JBoss
7 5 (2.48%) iPlanet
7 5 (2.48%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.98%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.98%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (1.49%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.50%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.50%) Liferay
Applications
1 12 (5.94%) MS Office
2 10 (4.95%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.49%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.98%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.49%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.49%) Maximo
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) SaaS
1 1 (0.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 46 (22.77%) SAN
2 45 (22.28%) LDAP
2 45 (22.28%) DNS
3 41 (20.30%) Firewall
4 28 (13.86%) TCP/IP
5 25 (12.38%) SSL
6 22 (10.89%) VPN
6 22 (10.89%) LAN
7 20 (9.90%) WAN
7 20 (9.90%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (8.91%) SMTP
9 15 (7.43%) NAS
10 14 (6.93%) SSH
11 13 (6.44%) Internet
12 11 (5.45%) HTTP
13 9 (4.46%) VoIP
14 8 (3.96%) FTP
14 8 (3.96%) Fibre Channel
14 8 (3.96%) DAB
15 6 (2.97%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.38%) Oracle Database
2 11 (5.45%) MySQL
2 11 (5.45%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.46%) DB2
4 7 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.97%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.97%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (2.97%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.49%) OLTP
7 3 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.49%) DB2 UDB
8 2 (0.99%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.50%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.50%) Informix
Development Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (1.49%) ClearCase
1 3 (1.49%) Eclipse
1 3 (1.49%) ClearQuest
1 3 (1.49%) Subversion
1 3 (1.49%) StarTeam
1 3 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (0.99%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.99%) Maven
2 2 (0.99%) Ant
2 2 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.50%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.50%) JIRA
3 1 (0.50%) Gradle
3 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
General
1 39 (19.31%) Finance
2 24 (11.88%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.44%) Banking
4 4 (1.98%) Retail
4 4 (1.98%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.49%) Publishing
6 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (19.80%) Administrator
2 27 (13.37%) Developer
3 20 (9.90%) Analyst
3 20 (9.90%) Systems Administrator
4 19 (9.41%) UNIX Administrator
5 15 (7.43%) Linux Administrator
6 11 (5.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 11 (5.45%) Architect
6 11 (5.45%) Oracle Developer
7 9 (4.46%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 9 (4.46%) Consultant
7 9 (4.46%) Security Engineer
8 8 (3.96%) Security Architect
9 7 (3.47%) UNIX Engineer
9 7 (3.47%) Software Engineer
9 7 (3.47%) Support Analyst
10 6 (2.97%) DBA
11 5 (2.48%) Technical Support
11 5 (2.48%) Programmer
11 5 (2.48%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.95%) HTML
2 9 (4.46%) .NET
2 9 (4.46%) SOAP
2 9 (4.46%) Middleware
3 8 (3.96%) J2EE
3 8 (3.96%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (2.48%) Application Packaging
5 4 (1.98%) CSS
5 4 (1.98%) JSP
5 4 (1.98%) Web Services
5 4 (1.98%) XHTML
6 3 (1.49%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.49%) Spring
6 3 (1.49%) Flash
7 2 (0.99%) SAML
7 2 (0.99%) OAuth
7 2 (0.99%) XACML
7 2 (0.99%) OpenID
7 2 (0.99%) SailPoint
7 2 (0.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.83%) Clustering
2 17 (8.42%) HACMP
3 14 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (6.44%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.46%) PKI
6 7 (3.47%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.48%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (2.48%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.98%) Open Source
9 3 (1.49%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.49%) CESG
9 3 (1.49%) Replication
9 3 (1.49%) SecurID
9 3 (1.49%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.99%) DataPower
10 2 (0.99%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.50%) iSeries
11 1 (0.50%) LPAR
11 1 (0.50%) Statistics
11 1 (0.50%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 139 (68.81%) Linux
2 129 (63.86%) UNIX
3 74 (36.63%) Windows
4 59 (29.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 57 (28.22%) AIX
6 17 (8.42%) HPUX
7 9 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (4.46%) Windows 7
8 8 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (3.96%) NetWare
9 6 (2.97%) SUSE
10 4 (1.98%) zOS
10 4 (1.98%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.99%) CentOS
13 1 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (13.37%) Migration
2 19 (9.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (9.41%) Kalman Filter
3 14 (6.93%) Project Management
3 14 (6.93%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (6.44%) Root Cause Analysis
4 13 (6.44%) ITIL
5 11 (5.45%) Change Management
6 10 (4.95%) Configuration Management
6 10 (4.95%) Change Control
7 7 (3.47%) Software Engineering
7 7 (3.47%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (2.97%) Service Management
8 6 (2.97%) Capacity Management
8 6 (2.97%) Data Migration
8 6 (2.97%) High Availability
8 6 (2.97%) SIEM
9 5 (2.48%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (2.48%) Release Management
9 5 (2.48%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 46 (22.77%) Perl
2 44 (21.78%) Shell Script
3 37 (18.32%) Java
4 32 (15.84%) C++
5 30 (14.85%) SQL
6 28 (13.86%) C
7 21 (10.40%) Python
8 19 (9.41%) Korn
9 15 (7.43%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.47%) PHP
11 5 (2.48%) C#
12 4 (1.98%) Ruby
13 3 (1.49%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.99%) VB
14 2 (0.99%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 58 (28.71%) Security Cleared
2 52 (25.74%) SC Cleared
3 17 (8.42%) Degree
4 9 (4.46%) DV Cleared
5 7 (3.47%) SCSA
5 7 (3.47%) Sun Certification
5 7 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.97%) CCNP
7 5 (2.48%) CCNA
8 4 (1.98%) ISEB
9 3 (1.49%) CISSP
9 3 (1.49%) GCIA
9 3 (1.49%) GCIH
10 2 (0.99%) CCIE
11 1 (0.50%) CCSP
11 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.50%) IBM Certification
11 1 (0.50%) MCITP
11 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.49%) COBIT
1 3 (1.49%) PCI DSS
1 3 (1.49%) COSO
2 2 (0.99%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) SLA
3 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (14.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (10.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 15 (7.43%) Sendmail
4 14 (6.93%) NFS
5 12 (5.94%) GPFS
6 11 (5.45%) Samba
7 9 (4.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 8 (3.96%) Veritas File System
8 8 (3.96%) VMware ESX
8 8 (3.96%) Active Directory
9 6 (2.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (2.97%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 4 (1.98%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 3 (1.49%) KVM
11 3 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (1.49%) Snort
11 3 (1.49%) Oracle Clusterware
12 2 (0.99%) vSphere
13 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
13 1 (0.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (11.39%) Tivoli
2 15 (7.43%) MIMEsweeper
2 15 (7.43%) MAILsweeper
2 15 (7.43%) NetBackup
3 11 (5.45%) Puppet
4 8 (3.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (2.97%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 6 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.48%) Nagios
7 4 (1.98%) CA Single Sign-On
7 4 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.98%) Netcool
7 4 (1.98%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (1.49%) YaST
9 2 (0.99%) OpenView
9 2 (0.99%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (0.99%) Control-M
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 71 (35.15%) Oracle
2 61 (30.20%) Red Hat
3 48 (23.76%) VMware
4 46 (22.77%) Sun
5 40 (19.80%) Veritas
6 36 (17.82%) IBM
7 35 (17.33%) Cisco
8 25 (12.38%) Juniper
8 25 (12.38%) McAfee
8 25 (12.38%) NetApp
9 23 (11.39%) Blue Coat
9 23 (11.39%) Microsoft
10 20 (9.90%) HP
11 15 (7.43%) Websense
12 13 (6.44%) Symantec
12 13 (6.44%) EMC
13 10 (4.95%) Citrix
14 8 (3.96%) CheckPoint
15 7 (3.47%) Hitachi
15 7 (3.47%) Compaq
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