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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 169 186 146
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -40
Contract jobs citing Solaris 89 82 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.04% 0.87% 1.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.25% 3.52% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 42 60
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £519 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 2
Average hourly rate £50.50 £37.63 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.21% +19.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £39.25 £33.35
% change year-on-year
+15.92% +17.69%
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
2096 2328 2067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.42% 24.72% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1233 1138 929
Average daily rate £353 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.44% +0.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 199 244
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £42.50 £35.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

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 14 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the South East region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Solaris Hourly Rate Histogram 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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Surrey +1 27 £450 +5.88% 7
Hampshire +5 24 £400 +6.66% 5
Berkshire +10 21 £340 -18.07% 1
Kent 0 7 £400 -
West Sussex - 5 £366 - 3
Middlesex - 3 £423 -
M4 Corridor - 2 £230 -
Buckinghamshire +8 1 - -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 131 (70.05%) Unix
2 125 (66.84%) Linux
3 107 (57.22%) Oracle
4 73 (39.04%) AIX
5 63 (33.69%) Windows
6 52 (27.81%) SAN
7 51 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 47 (25.13%) Oracle Database
9 45 (24.06%) Finance
10 44 (23.53%) Sun
11 43 (22.99%) SQL
11 43 (22.99%) Shell Script
12 42 (22.46%) Veritas
13 40 (21.39%) Red Hat
14 39 (20.86%) VMware
15 35 (18.72%) Telecoms
15 35 (18.72%) EMC
16 34 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
17 29 (15.51%) High Availability
18 28 (14.97%) Java
18 28 (14.97%) ITIL
19 27 (14.44%) IBM
19 27 (14.44%) Brocade
19 27 (14.44%) Degree
20 26 (13.90%) Middleware
20 26 (13.90%) Data Centre
21 25 (13.37%) VMware Infrastructure
22 23 (12.30%) Clustering
22 23 (12.30%) WebLogic
23 22 (11.76%) NetBackup

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (12.30%) WebLogic
2 16 (8.56%) WebSphere
3 9 (4.81%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.81%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (4.28%) Apache
4 8 (4.28%) AquaLogic
4 8 (4.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (4.28%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (3.21%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (2.14%) IIS
6 4 (2.14%) Sonic ESB
7 3 (1.60%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.07%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (1.07%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.53%) CMS
9 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.53%) TPMS
9 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 13 (6.95%) MS Visio
2 10 (5.35%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.21%) MS Project
4 5 (2.67%) MS Office
5 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (4.28%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.07%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.53%) BASE24
3 1 (0.53%) BusinessWare
3 1 (0.53%) Maximo
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.53%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.67%) SaaS
2 3 (1.60%) IaaS
2 3 (1.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (27.81%) SAN
2 20 (10.70%) Fibre Channel
2 20 (10.70%) NAS
3 18 (9.63%) Diameter Protocol
3 18 (9.63%) Firewall
3 18 (9.63%) HTTP
3 18 (9.63%) SS7
4 17 (9.09%) SSL
5 16 (8.56%) TCP/IP
6 15 (8.02%) SSH
7 13 (6.95%) GPRS
7 13 (6.95%) UMTS
7 13 (6.95%) WCDMA
8 12 (6.42%) LDAP
9 11 (5.88%) VPN
10 10 (5.35%) GGSN
10 10 (5.35%) H.323
10 10 (5.35%) MGCP
11 9 (4.81%) VoIP
12 8 (4.28%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (25.13%) Oracle Database
2 17 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (8.56%) SQL Server
4 15 (8.02%) OLTP
5 13 (6.95%) MySQL
6 12 (6.42%) Relational Database
7 11 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (5.88%) VLDB
8 10 (5.35%) DB2
9 9 (4.81%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (4.81%) Oracle Exadata
10 8 (4.28%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (2.67%) Oracle ODI
12 4 (2.14%) Big Data
13 3 (1.60%) DB2 UDB
13 3 (1.60%) RDBMS
14 2 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (4.81%) Ant
1 9 (4.81%) Maven
2 8 (4.28%) JIRA
2 8 (4.28%) JIRA Agile
3 5 (2.67%) Introscope
3 5 (2.67%) JProfiler
3 5 (2.67%) Toad
4 3 (1.60%) HP UFT
4 3 (1.60%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.60%) Rational Performance Tester
4 3 (1.60%) Subversion
5 2 (1.07%) PVCS
5 2 (1.07%) SilkPerformer
6 1 (0.53%) EasyMock
6 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.53%) JUnit
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 45 (24.06%) Finance
2 35 (18.72%) Telecoms
3 15 (8.02%) Banking
4 8 (4.28%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.67%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.67%) Retail
6 2 (1.07%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.53%) Billing
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (25.13%) Administrator
2 29 (15.51%) Architect
3 28 (14.97%) Unix Administrator
4 22 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
5 15 (8.02%) Analyst
6 14 (7.49%) Core Network Engineer
6 14 (7.49%) Network Engineer
7 13 (6.95%) Storage Administrator
8 12 (6.42%) Unix Engineer
8 12 (6.42%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 11 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
9 11 (5.88%) Solaris Administrator
10 10 (5.35%) DBA
10 10 (5.35%) Oracle Architect
10 10 (5.35%) Oracle DBA
10 10 (5.35%) Storage Systems Administrator
10 10 (5.35%) Support Engineer
11 9 (4.81%) Consultant
11 9 (4.81%) Developer
12 8 (4.28%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.90%) Middleware
2 13 (6.95%) JMS
3 10 (5.35%) XML
4 9 (4.81%) Spring
4 9 (4.81%) WebSphere MQ
5 8 (4.28%) Dojo
5 8 (4.28%) Hibernate
5 8 (4.28%) Java EE
5 8 (4.28%) jQuery
5 8 (4.28%) JSF
5 8 (4.28%) Oracle Fusion
5 8 (4.28%) POSIX
6 6 (3.21%) IBM Integration Bus
7 5 (2.67%) Web Services
8 4 (2.14%) J2EE
9 3 (1.60%) JDBC
9 3 (1.60%) ODBC
10 2 (1.07%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 2 (1.07%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (1.07%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.90%) Data Centre
2 23 (12.30%) Clustering
3 22 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 18 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (6.42%) HACMP
5 12 (6.42%) Management Information System
6 10 (5.35%) Enterprise Storage
7 9 (4.81%) EMC VMAX
8 8 (4.28%) Client/Server
8 8 (4.28%) DataPower
8 8 (4.28%) iSeries
9 7 (3.74%) EMC VNX
9 7 (3.74%) N-Tier
9 7 (3.74%) PKI
10 5 (2.67%) Cryptography
11 4 (2.14%) Driving Licence
11 4 (2.14%) Replication
11 4 (2.14%) SecurID
11 4 (2.14%) Symmetrix DMX
11 4 (2.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 131 (70.05%) Unix
2 125 (66.84%) Linux
3 73 (39.04%) AIX
4 63 (33.69%) Windows
5 51 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (8.02%) Windows Server
7 11 (5.88%) HPUX
8 10 (5.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (3.74%) SUSE
10 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.60%) NetWare
12 2 (1.07%) CentOS
12 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.07%) zOS
13 1 (0.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 29 (15.51%) High Availability
3 28 (14.97%) ITIL
4 19 (10.16%) Migration
5 18 (9.63%) Project Management
6 17 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (7.49%) Change Management
8 13 (6.95%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (6.95%) Analytics
9 11 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (5.88%) Service Management
9 11 (5.88%) SOA
10 10 (5.35%) Configuration Management
10 10 (5.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (5.35%) TOGAF
10 10 (5.35%) Workflow
11 9 (4.81%) Load Balancing
11 9 (4.81%) MVC
11 9 (4.81%) OOD
11 9 (4.81%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 43 (22.99%) Shell Script
1 43 (22.99%) SQL
2 28 (14.97%) Java
3 21 (11.23%) Korn
4 16 (8.56%) PL/SQL
5 15 (8.02%) Perl
6 14 (7.49%) JavaScript
7 10 (5.35%) C++
8 8 (4.28%) Bash Shell
8 8 (4.28%) C
8 8 (4.28%) VB
9 4 (2.14%) Python
10 3 (1.60%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.07%) JCL
11 2 (1.07%) PHP
11 2 (1.07%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.53%) AWK
12 1 (0.53%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.53%) Jython
12 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (14.44%) Degree
2 18 (9.63%) Security Cleared
3 16 (8.56%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.28%) CISSP
5 7 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.74%) GCIA
5 7 (3.74%) GCIH
5 7 (3.74%) IBM Certification
6 5 (2.67%) CCSP
6 5 (2.67%) ISEB
6 5 (2.67%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.60%) OCA
7 3 (1.60%) OCP
7 3 (1.60%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.07%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (1.07%) LPIC
8 2 (1.07%) RHCE
8 2 (1.07%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.02%) SLA
2 6 (3.21%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.67%) COBIT
3 5 (2.67%) COSO
3 5 (2.67%) SAS 70
4 4 (2.14%) QA
5 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (13.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (11.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 15 (8.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 13 (6.95%) Oracle Clusterware
5 11 (5.88%) Active Directory
6 9 (4.81%) GPFS
6 9 (4.81%) NFS
6 9 (4.81%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (4.28%) GlusterFS
8 6 (3.21%) RHEV
9 4 (2.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 4 (2.14%) Veritas File System
9 4 (2.14%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.07%) Samba
10 2 (1.07%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.07%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.07%) Xen
11 1 (0.53%) ClearTrust
11 1 (0.53%) vSphere
11 1 (0.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (11.76%) NetBackup
2 16 (8.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 15 (8.02%) Oracle ZFS
4 10 (5.35%) Tivoli
5 9 (4.81%) Puppet
6 8 (4.28%) Red Hat Satellite
6 8 (4.28%) RSA Security Analytics
7 7 (3.74%) Oracle RMAN
7 7 (3.74%) yum
8 6 (3.21%) Data Guard
8 6 (3.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (2.67%) HP SiteScope
9 5 (2.67%) nmon
9 5 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (2.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (1.60%) BMC PATROL
11 3 (1.60%) Netcool
11 3 (1.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 3 (1.60%) vMotion
Vendors
1 107 (57.22%) Oracle
2 44 (23.53%) Sun
3 42 (22.46%) Veritas
4 40 (21.39%) Red Hat
5 39 (20.86%) VMware
6 35 (18.72%) EMC
7 27 (14.44%) Brocade
7 27 (14.44%) IBM
8 20 (10.70%) Microsoft
9 19 (10.16%) HP
10 14 (7.49%) Cisco
10 14 (7.49%) NetApp
10 14 (7.49%) Sybase
11 12 (6.42%) StorageTek
12 7 (3.74%) Citrix
12 7 (3.74%) Intel
12 7 (3.74%) Symantec
13 6 (3.21%) 3PAR
13 6 (3.21%) CheckPoint
13 6 (3.21%) Intel Security
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