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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 156 110 140
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +30
Contract jobs citing Solaris 87 132 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.95% 1.51% 1.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.91% 6.25% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 84 52
Average daily rate
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£375 £381 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £473 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £375 £374
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £37.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+55.40% +8.82%
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
2224 2111 2010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.35% 24.14% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1116 1060 904
Average daily rate £325 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 240 260
Average hourly rate £16.14 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 August 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 August 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 -3 31 £425 +26.86% 8
Berkshire -16 23 £375 -12.79% 6
Surrey -20 21 £345 -13.75% 12
Kent -5 5 £550 +15.78%
Middlesex - 4 £500 -
Oxfordshire -2 1 £425 +15.25%
Buckinghamshire -4 1 - - 1
East Sussex -9 1 - -
Home Counties - - - -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 126 (70.79%) UNIX
2 117 (65.73%) Linux
3 87 (48.88%) Windows
4 66 (37.08%) Oracle
5 56 (31.46%) Red Hat
6 53 (29.78%) AIX
7 51 (28.65%) Shell Script
8 49 (27.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 45 (25.28%) Perl
10 40 (22.47%) VMware
11 39 (21.91%) SQL
11 39 (21.91%) IBM
12 35 (19.66%) Sun
12 35 (19.66%) Java
13 32 (17.98%) Finance
13 32 (17.98%) Korn
14 29 (16.29%) VMware Infrastructure
14 29 (16.29%) Oracle Database
14 29 (16.29%) SAN
15 27 (15.17%) Telecoms
15 27 (15.17%) Clustering
15 27 (15.17%) Tivoli
16 26 (14.61%) Microsoft
17 24 (13.48%) HP
18 23 (12.92%) Cisco
18 23 (12.92%) WebLogic
18 23 (12.92%) Bash Shell
18 23 (12.92%) Security Cleared
19 22 (12.36%) Windows Server 2008
19 22 (12.36%) HPUX

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (12.92%) WebLogic
2 21 (11.80%) WebSphere
3 20 (11.24%) Apache
4 16 (8.99%) Tomcat
5 12 (6.74%) GlassFish
5 12 (6.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (5.62%) MS Exchange
7 4 (2.25%) IIS
8 3 (1.69%) Documentum
9 2 (1.12%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (1.12%) Alfresco
9 2 (1.12%) Liferay
10 1 (0.56%) Confluence
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.56%) CMS
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (6.18%) MS Office
2 5 (2.81%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (4.49%) Maximo
2 3 (1.69%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (1.12%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.12%) SaaS
2 2 (1.12%) GitHub
3 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.29%) SAN
2 21 (11.80%) DNS
3 15 (8.43%) TCP/IP
4 13 (7.30%) FTP
4 13 (7.30%) HTTP
5 12 (6.74%) LDAP
6 10 (5.62%) Firewall
6 10 (5.62%) NAS
7 9 (5.06%) SSH
8 8 (4.49%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (4.49%) WAN
9 7 (3.93%) LAN
9 7 (3.93%) Internet
10 6 (3.37%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (3.37%) DHCP
11 5 (2.81%) HTTPS
11 5 (2.81%) ATM
12 4 (2.25%) SMTP
12 4 (2.25%) Telnet
12 4 (2.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.29%) Oracle Database
2 17 (9.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (6.74%) MySQL
3 12 (6.74%) SQL Server
4 9 (5.06%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (4.49%) Oracle9i Database
6 7 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.93%) DB2
7 6 (3.37%) SQLPlus
8 4 (2.25%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (1.69%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.12%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.56%) Big Data
11 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.56%) DB2 UDB
11 1 (0.56%) DataStage
11 1 (0.56%) Informix
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (5.06%) Toad
2 8 (4.49%) Subversion
3 6 (3.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (2.25%) Gradle
5 3 (1.69%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.69%) Introscope
5 3 (1.69%) Rational Performance Tester
5 3 (1.69%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.69%) JProfiler
5 3 (1.69%) MSI
5 3 (1.69%) JIRA
5 3 (1.69%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (1.69%) LoadRunner
5 3 (1.69%) Ant
5 3 (1.69%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.69%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.12%) Hudson
6 2 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.56%) Trac
General
1 32 (17.98%) Finance
2 27 (15.17%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.18%) Banking
4 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.12%) Retail
6 1 (0.56%) Billing
6 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 33 (18.54%) Analyst
2 24 (13.48%) Administrator
3 22 (12.36%) Architect
4 18 (10.11%) Consultant
5 16 (8.99%) Systems Administrator
6 13 (7.30%) UNIX Engineer
7 12 (6.74%) DBA
7 12 (6.74%) Developer
8 10 (5.62%) Support Analyst
8 10 (5.62%) Oracle DBA
9 9 (5.06%) UNIX Administrator
9 9 (5.06%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (5.06%) Test Analyst
10 8 (4.49%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 7 (3.93%) Project Engineer
12 6 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (3.37%) Linux Administrator
13 5 (2.81%) Environment Analyst
13 5 (2.81%) Middleware Engineer
13 5 (2.81%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.30%) Web Services
2 11 (6.18%) SOAP
2 11 (6.18%) Middleware
3 10 (5.62%) XML
4 9 (5.06%) HTML
5 8 (4.49%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (2.81%) CSS
7 4 (2.25%) J2EE
7 4 (2.25%) XSLT
7 4 (2.25%) YAML
8 3 (1.69%) Spring
8 3 (1.69%) XHTML
8 3 (1.69%) JSON
8 3 (1.69%) ODBC
8 3 (1.69%) JDBC
9 2 (1.12%) Struts
9 2 (1.12%) Classic ASP
9 2 (1.12%) .NET
9 2 (1.12%) Rendezvous
9 2 (1.12%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.17%) Clustering
2 12 (6.74%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.62%) HACMP
4 8 (4.49%) DataPower
4 8 (4.49%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.81%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.69%) Open Source
6 3 (1.69%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.12%) Replication
8 1 (0.56%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.56%) iSeries
8 1 (0.56%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.56%) DTV
8 1 (0.56%) IVR
8 1 (0.56%) Statistics
8 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.56%) Wiki
8 1 (0.56%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.56%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 126 (70.79%) UNIX
2 117 (65.73%) Linux
3 87 (48.88%) Windows
4 53 (29.78%) AIX
5 49 (27.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (12.36%) HPUX
6 22 (12.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (10.67%) Windows 7
8 15 (8.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (4.49%) Windows Vista
10 6 (3.37%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (3.37%) Windows 2000
11 5 (2.81%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (2.81%) NetWare
12 4 (2.25%) Windows XP
12 4 (2.25%) CentOS
13 3 (1.69%) OpenVMS
14 2 (1.12%) SUSE
14 2 (1.12%) Debian
15 1 (0.56%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (8.99%) ITIL
2 14 (7.87%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (7.30%) SOA
4 12 (6.74%) Migration
5 10 (5.62%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (5.06%) E-Commerce
7 8 (4.49%) Security Management
8 7 (3.93%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (3.93%) High Availability
9 6 (3.37%) ITSM
9 6 (3.37%) Configuration Management
9 6 (3.37%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.37%) Change Management
9 6 (3.37%) Capacity Management
9 6 (3.37%) DevOps
10 5 (2.81%) Service Management
10 5 (2.81%) ITIL V3
10 5 (2.81%) Web Development
11 4 (2.25%) Release Management
11 4 (2.25%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (28.65%) Shell Script
2 45 (25.28%) Perl
3 39 (21.91%) SQL
4 35 (19.66%) Java
5 32 (17.98%) Korn
6 23 (12.92%) Bash Shell
7 13 (7.30%) PL/SQL
7 13 (7.30%) C
8 12 (6.74%) C++
9 10 (5.62%) PHP
10 9 (5.06%) Python
10 9 (5.06%) AWK
11 8 (4.49%) Ruby
12 7 (3.93%) VB
13 6 (3.37%) T-SQL
14 4 (2.25%) JavaScript
15 3 (1.69%) Groovy
16 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
16 2 (1.12%) Scala
16 2 (1.12%) VB6
Qualifications
1 23 (12.92%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.99%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.49%) CCNA
3 8 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (3.93%) JNCIA
5 6 (3.37%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.81%) RHCE
7 4 (2.25%) IBM Certification
7 4 (2.25%) ISEB
8 3 (1.69%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.12%) Degree
9 2 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.56%) CEH
10 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.56%) MCITP
10 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.56%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.69%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (16.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (6.74%) NFS
3 10 (5.62%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 10 (5.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 9 (5.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 8 (4.49%) Active Directory
5 8 (4.49%) VMware ESX
6 7 (3.93%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (3.93%) Xen
7 6 (3.37%) GPFS
8 5 (2.81%) XenApp
8 5 (2.81%) XenDesktop
9 4 (2.25%) vSphere
9 4 (2.25%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (2.25%) Snort
10 3 (1.69%) Veritas File System
11 2 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.56%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.56%) Samba
Systems Management
1 27 (15.17%) Tivoli
2 20 (11.24%) Puppet
3 12 (6.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (4.49%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (3.93%) Cobbler
5 7 (3.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (3.37%) NetBackup
7 5 (2.81%) Nagios
8 4 (2.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 3 (1.69%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (1.69%) Data Guard
9 3 (1.69%) nmon
9 3 (1.69%) Foglight
9 3 (1.69%) Legato
9 3 (1.69%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (1.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 1 (0.56%) TIBCO Hawk
11 1 (0.56%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.56%) Windows Storage Server
Vendors
1 66 (37.08%) Oracle
2 56 (31.46%) Red Hat
3 40 (22.47%) VMware
4 39 (21.91%) IBM
5 35 (19.66%) Sun
6 26 (14.61%) Microsoft
7 24 (13.48%) HP
8 23 (12.92%) Cisco
9 22 (12.36%) Veritas
10 21 (11.80%) Citrix
11 19 (10.67%) EMC
12 13 (7.30%) Juniper
13 11 (6.18%) NetApp
14 10 (5.62%) Sophos
15 9 (5.06%) McAfee
16 8 (4.49%) Lumension
16 8 (4.49%) Redknee
16 8 (4.49%) Hitachi
17 7 (3.93%) Veeam
18 6 (3.37%) Compaq
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