The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 139 107 120
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +13
Contract jobs citing Solaris 99 138 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.08% 1.63% 1.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.52% 6.63% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 92 43
Average daily rate
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£358 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.68% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £306 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 16
Average hourly rate - £33.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-18.46% -7.14%
Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2192 2082 2022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.89% 24.59% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1065 1046 839
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 265 290
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £17.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.35 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Solaris
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Hampshire -16 35 £385 +13.23% 11
Berkshire -8 31 £340 -20.00% 3
Surrey -24 15 £340 -22.28% 9
Kent +4 8 £263 -44.73%
Buckinghamshire -9 3 - - 1
Middlesex -2 2 £500 +17.64% 1
East Sussex -4 2 £300 -29.41%
Oxfordshire -8 1 £425 +27.81% 2
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 135 (71.43%) UNIX
2 121 (64.02%) Linux
3 93 (49.21%) Windows
4 69 (36.51%) Oracle
5 63 (33.33%) AIX
5 63 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 54 (28.57%) Red Hat
7 50 (26.46%) IBM
8 44 (23.28%) Sun
9 43 (22.75%) Perl
10 42 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 40 (21.16%) SQL
12 37 (19.58%) Finance
12 37 (19.58%) VMware
13 36 (19.05%) Korn
14 35 (18.52%) WebSphere
14 35 (18.52%) Java
15 33 (17.46%) Oracle Database
16 32 (16.93%) SAN
17 31 (16.40%) Tivoli
18 25 (13.23%) Telecoms
18 25 (13.23%) Clustering
19 24 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
20 23 (12.17%) Security Cleared
20 23 (12.17%) Bash Shell
20 23 (12.17%) Microsoft
20 23 (12.17%) HPUX
21 22 (11.64%) HP
21 22 (11.64%) DNS
21 22 (11.64%) Windows Server 2008

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 35 (18.52%) WebSphere
2 20 (10.58%) Apache
3 16 (8.47%) WebLogic
4 13 (6.88%) Tomcat
5 9 (4.76%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.65%) IIS
7 3 (1.59%) Documentum
7 3 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.59%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.06%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.53%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.53%) Liferay
9 1 (0.53%) Confluence
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.53%) CMS
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.53%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 12 (6.35%) MS Office
2 5 (2.65%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (6.35%) Maximo
2 3 (1.59%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (1.06%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.06%) SaaS
3 1 (0.53%) GitHub
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 32 (16.93%) SAN
2 22 (11.64%) DNS
3 20 (10.58%) FTP
4 14 (7.41%) HTTP
5 13 (6.88%) TCP/IP
5 13 (6.88%) Firewall
6 10 (5.29%) SSH
6 10 (5.29%) LDAP
7 8 (4.23%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (3.70%) NAS
8 7 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (3.17%) ATM
9 6 (3.17%) WAN
9 6 (3.17%) HTTPS
9 6 (3.17%) DHCP
10 5 (2.65%) LAN
10 5 (2.65%) Internet
11 4 (2.12%) Telnet
11 4 (2.12%) iSCSI
11 4 (2.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.46%) Oracle Database
2 18 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (8.47%) SQL Server
4 15 (7.94%) DB2
5 11 (5.82%) MySQL
6 9 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
7 8 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.17%) SQLPlus
8 6 (3.17%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (2.65%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.12%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.53%) DataStage
12 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.53%) DB2 UDB
12 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.53%) Big Data
12 1 (0.53%) Ingres
12 1 (0.53%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 9 (4.76%) Toad
2 7 (3.70%) Subversion
3 6 (3.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (2.12%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (1.59%) LoadRunner
5 3 (1.59%) Ant
5 3 (1.59%) Introscope
5 3 (1.59%) Rational Performance Tester
5 3 (1.59%) JProfiler
5 3 (1.59%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.59%) Gradle
6 2 (1.06%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.06%) Hudson
6 2 (1.06%) MSI
6 2 (1.06%) JIRA
6 2 (1.06%) Selenium
6 2 (1.06%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.06%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.53%) ProC
General
1 37 (19.58%) Finance
2 25 (13.23%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.76%) Banking
4 3 (1.59%) Billing
4 3 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.06%) Retail
6 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Marketing
6 1 (0.53%) Electronics
6 1 (0.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (21.16%) Analyst
2 29 (15.34%) Administrator
3 21 (11.11%) Architect
4 19 (10.05%) Consultant
5 17 (8.99%) Developer
6 16 (8.47%) Systems Administrator
6 16 (8.47%) DBA
7 14 (7.41%) Oracle DBA
8 13 (6.88%) Support Analyst
9 10 (5.29%) UNIX Administrator
10 8 (4.23%) Infrastructure Architect
10 8 (4.23%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 8 (4.23%) Test Analyst
11 6 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.17%) Integration Engineer
11 6 (3.17%) Linux Administrator
12 5 (2.65%) Environment Analyst
12 5 (2.65%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (2.65%) WebSphere Administrator
12 5 (2.65%) Ab Initio Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.52%) WebSphere MQ
2 12 (6.35%) Web Services
3 10 (5.29%) XML
3 10 (5.29%) Middleware
4 9 (4.76%) SOAP
5 8 (4.23%) HTML
6 5 (2.65%) J2EE
6 5 (2.65%) CSS
6 5 (2.65%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 4 (2.12%) XSLT
8 3 (1.59%) ODBC
8 3 (1.59%) JDBC
8 3 (1.59%) .NET
8 3 (1.59%) JSON
9 2 (1.06%) Rendezvous
9 2 (1.06%) Spring
9 2 (1.06%) Classic ASP
9 2 (1.06%) Flash
9 2 (1.06%) XHTML
10 1 (0.53%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.23%) Clustering
2 13 (6.88%) DataPower
3 10 (5.29%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.76%) HACMP
5 5 (2.65%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.12%) Open Source
6 4 (2.12%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.59%) Replication
8 2 (1.06%) iSeries
9 1 (0.53%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.53%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.53%) DTV
9 1 (0.53%) IVR
9 1 (0.53%) Statistics
9 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.53%) Wiki
9 1 (0.53%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.53%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 135 (71.43%) UNIX
2 121 (64.02%) Linux
3 93 (49.21%) Windows
4 63 (33.33%) AIX
5 42 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (12.17%) HPUX
7 22 (11.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (9.52%) Windows 7
9 15 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (3.70%) Windows Vista
11 6 (3.17%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (3.17%) Windows XP
11 6 (3.17%) Windows 2000
12 5 (2.65%) NetWare
12 5 (2.65%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (2.12%) CentOS
14 3 (1.59%) OpenVMS
15 2 (1.06%) SUSE
15 2 (1.06%) Debian
16 1 (0.53%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (8.99%) ITIL
1 17 (8.99%) Migration
2 15 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (5.82%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (5.29%) Change Management
5 7 (3.70%) Security Management
5 7 (3.70%) Configuration Management
5 7 (3.70%) Release Management
5 7 (3.70%) High Availability
6 6 (3.17%) Service Delivery
6 6 (3.17%) E-Commerce
6 6 (3.17%) Change Control
6 6 (3.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (2.65%) Capacity Management
7 5 (2.65%) SOA
7 5 (2.65%) ITIL V3
7 5 (2.65%) Web Development
8 4 (2.12%) Software Engineering
8 4 (2.12%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 43 (22.75%) Perl
3 40 (21.16%) SQL
4 36 (19.05%) Korn
5 35 (18.52%) Java
6 23 (12.17%) Bash Shell
7 15 (7.94%) C
8 13 (6.88%) C++
8 13 (6.88%) PL/SQL
9 9 (4.76%) VB
9 9 (4.76%) AWK
10 8 (4.23%) Python
11 7 (3.70%) PHP
12 6 (3.17%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.12%) Ruby
14 3 (1.59%) JavaScript
15 2 (1.06%) VB.NET
15 2 (1.06%) VB6
15 2 (1.06%) sed
15 2 (1.06%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 23 (12.17%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.99%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.65%) CCNA
4 5 (2.65%) ISEB
4 5 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.12%) RHCE
5 4 (2.12%) IBM Certification
5 4 (2.12%) JNCIA
5 4 (2.12%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.59%) Degree
7 2 (1.06%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.53%) MCP
8 1 (0.53%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.53%) CEH
8 1 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.53%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.17%) SLA
2 2 (1.06%) QA
3 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (7.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 8 (4.23%) NFS
3 8 (4.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 7 (3.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 7 (3.70%) Active Directory
4 7 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (3.70%) Xen
5 6 (3.17%) VMware ESX
5 6 (3.17%) GPFS
6 4 (2.12%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (2.12%) Snort
6 4 (2.12%) vSphere
6 4 (2.12%) Sendmail
7 3 (1.59%) XenApp
7 3 (1.59%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.59%) Veritas File System
8 2 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.53%) Samba
Systems Management
1 31 (16.40%) Tivoli
2 16 (8.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 15 (7.94%) Puppet
4 7 (3.70%) Cobbler
4 7 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (3.70%) nmon
4 7 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (3.17%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.12%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 4 (2.12%) Nagios
6 4 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.59%) Foglight
7 3 (1.59%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (1.59%) Data Guard
7 3 (1.59%) Legato
7 3 (1.59%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.53%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.53%) Windows Storage Server
9 1 (0.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (36.51%) Oracle
2 54 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 50 (26.46%) IBM
4 44 (23.28%) Sun
5 37 (19.58%) VMware
6 23 (12.17%) Microsoft
7 22 (11.64%) HP
8 21 (11.11%) Cisco
9 17 (8.99%) Veritas
9 17 (8.99%) EMC
10 16 (8.47%) Citrix
11 13 (6.88%) NetApp
12 10 (5.29%) Juniper
13 9 (4.76%) Sophos
14 8 (4.23%) McAfee
14 8 (4.23%) Hitachi
15 7 (3.70%) Veeam
15 7 (3.70%) Lumension
16 6 (3.17%) Compaq
17 5 (2.65%) TIBCO
Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
ARM Technology
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
UK SBS
Rate: From £28,384 to £29,566 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago