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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 177 137 105
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -32
Contract jobs citing Solaris 80 101 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.81% 1.18% 1.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.18% 4.86% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 64 81
Average daily rate
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£375 £390 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -6.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £499 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Average hourly rate £33.70 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+60.52% -32.14%
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
2516 2080 1727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.38% 24.40% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1293 1009 794
Average daily rate £325 £333 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% -1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 229 233
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Berkshire -25 22 £338 -13.46% 4
Hampshire -27 17 £379 +1.00% 5
Surrey -7 16 £411 -0.90% 3
Buckinghamshire - 7 £380 - 1
Oxfordshire -21 4 £375 - 2
Kent -6 1 - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 127 (76.97%) UNIX
2 103 (62.42%) Linux
3 59 (35.76%) Red Hat
4 56 (33.94%) Oracle
5 53 (32.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 49 (29.70%) Windows
7 46 (27.88%) Perl
8 42 (25.45%) VMware
9 41 (24.85%) AIX
9 41 (24.85%) DNS
10 40 (24.24%) Cisco
11 39 (23.64%) Sun
12 37 (22.42%) SAN
13 36 (21.82%) Shell Script
14 35 (21.21%) Java
15 32 (19.39%) Firewall
15 32 (19.39%) Telecoms
16 31 (18.79%) VMware Infrastructure
17 30 (18.18%) Security Cleared
18 28 (16.97%) Veritas
19 27 (16.36%) IBM
19 27 (16.36%) LDAP
20 26 (15.76%) Finance
21 25 (15.15%) Juniper
22 24 (14.55%) SC Cleared
23 21 (12.73%) Apache
23 21 (12.73%) SQL
23 21 (12.73%) WebLogic
23 21 (12.73%) Korn
24 20 (12.12%) Clustering

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 21 (12.73%) Apache
1 21 (12.73%) WebLogic
2 17 (10.30%) Tomcat
3 14 (8.48%) WebSphere
4 12 (7.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (7.27%) GlassFish
5 4 (2.42%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.42%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (1.82%) iPlanet
6 3 (1.82%) Alfresco
6 3 (1.82%) Liferay
7 2 (1.21%) IIS
7 2 (1.21%) JBoss
8 1 (0.61%) CMS
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.61%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.61%) MS Office
1 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.64%) Maximo
2 2 (1.21%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.61%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.82%) GitHub
2 3 (1.82%) SaaS
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 41 (24.85%) DNS
2 37 (22.42%) SAN
3 32 (19.39%) Firewall
4 27 (16.36%) LDAP
5 18 (10.91%) TCP/IP
6 16 (9.70%) WAN
7 15 (9.09%) LAN
7 15 (9.09%) SSH
8 14 (8.48%) Internet
9 13 (7.88%) SSL
10 11 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (6.67%) NAS
11 10 (6.06%) FTP
11 10 (6.06%) HTTP
12 9 (5.45%) SMTP
13 7 (4.24%) DAB
14 6 (3.64%) VPN
14 6 (3.64%) VoIP
15 5 (3.03%) 2G
15 5 (3.03%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.48%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.88%) Oracle Database
3 11 (6.67%) MySQL
4 6 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.42%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.42%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.82%) DB2
6 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.82%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.21%) OLTP
7 2 (1.21%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.61%) DataStage
8 1 (0.61%) Big Data
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (3.64%) Eclipse
2 5 (3.03%) Subversion
2 5 (3.03%) GCC
3 4 (2.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.82%) IntelliJ
4 3 (1.82%) Gradle
4 3 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.82%) JIRA
5 1 (0.61%) MSI
5 1 (0.61%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.61%) Ant
5 1 (0.61%) Trac
5 1 (0.61%) Maven
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (19.39%) Telecoms
2 26 (15.76%) Finance
3 19 (11.52%) Banking
4 4 (2.42%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.82%) Publishing
5 3 (1.82%) Legal
5 3 (1.82%) Retail
6 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (13.94%) Analyst
2 20 (12.12%) Administrator
3 19 (11.52%) UNIX Engineer
4 15 (9.09%) Architect
5 14 (8.48%) Developer
6 13 (7.88%) UNIX Administrator
7 10 (6.06%) Consultant
8 9 (5.45%) Security Engineer
9 8 (4.85%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (4.85%) Project Engineer
10 7 (4.24%) Support Analyst
10 7 (4.24%) Network Engineer
10 7 (4.24%) Security Architect
10 7 (4.24%) Designer
11 6 (3.64%) UNIX Support
11 6 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
12 5 (3.03%) Technical Support
12 5 (3.03%) Middleware Engineer
13 4 (2.42%) Linux Administrator
13 4 (2.42%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.48%) SOAP
2 10 (6.06%) XML
2 10 (6.06%) Middleware
3 8 (4.85%) Web Services
3 8 (4.85%) HTML
4 6 (3.64%) Spring
4 6 (3.64%) XHTML
5 5 (3.03%) XSLT
5 5 (3.03%) J2EE
5 5 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (2.42%) YAML
6 4 (2.42%) CSS
6 4 (2.42%) Flash
6 4 (2.42%) VXML
7 3 (1.82%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.82%) JSP
7 3 (1.82%) Servlets
7 3 (1.82%) Struts
7 3 (1.82%) .NET
7 3 (1.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.12%) Clustering
2 10 (6.06%) Mobile App
2 10 (6.06%) HACMP
3 9 (5.45%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (4.24%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.03%) IVR
6 4 (2.42%) Open Source
6 4 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.21%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.21%) CLARiiON
7 2 (1.21%) EMC Centera
8 1 (0.61%) Replication
8 1 (0.61%) CESG
8 1 (0.61%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.61%) PKI
8 1 (0.61%) DataPower
8 1 (0.61%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 127 (76.97%) UNIX
2 103 (62.42%) Linux
3 53 (32.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 49 (29.70%) Windows
5 41 (24.85%) AIX
6 17 (10.30%) HPUX
7 10 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (5.45%) SUSE
9 6 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.82%) NetWare
10 3 (1.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.82%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.82%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.21%) CentOS
11 2 (1.21%) Debian
12 1 (0.61%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.61%) VMS
12 1 (0.61%) zOS
12 1 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (7.88%) SOA
3 10 (6.06%) E-Commerce
3 10 (6.06%) ITIL
4 9 (5.45%) Project Management
4 9 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (5.45%) Change Control
5 8 (4.85%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (4.85%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (4.85%) Configuration Management
5 8 (4.85%) Service Delivery
6 7 (4.24%) Service Management
7 6 (3.64%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (3.64%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (3.64%) DevOps
7 6 (3.64%) Capacity Management
7 6 (3.64%) ITSM
8 5 (3.03%) Migration
9 4 (2.42%) Web Development
9 4 (2.42%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 46 (27.88%) Perl
2 36 (21.82%) Shell Script
3 35 (21.21%) Java
4 21 (12.73%) SQL
4 21 (12.73%) Korn
5 19 (11.52%) C
6 14 (8.48%) Python
6 14 (8.48%) C++
7 11 (6.67%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.64%) Ruby
9 5 (3.03%) JavaScript
9 5 (3.03%) PHP
10 4 (2.42%) VB
11 3 (1.82%) Bourne shell
11 3 (1.82%) Scala
11 3 (1.82%) Groovy
12 2 (1.21%) VB6
13 1 (0.61%) AWK
13 1 (0.61%) VC++
13 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 24 (14.55%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (6.67%) CCNA
5 7 (4.24%) JNCIA
5 7 (4.24%) DV Cleared
6 5 (3.03%) RHCE
7 3 (1.82%) CCNP
8 2 (1.21%) SCSA
8 2 (1.21%) Sun Certification
8 2 (1.21%) CCIE
9 1 (0.61%) GIAC
9 1 (0.61%) CEH
9 1 (0.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.21%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 31 (18.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (11.52%) NFS
3 15 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 9 (5.45%) VMware ESX
5 7 (4.24%) Sendmail
5 7 (4.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 7 (4.24%) Veritas File System
6 6 (3.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (3.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 5 (3.03%) GPFS
7 5 (3.03%) XenApp
7 5 (3.03%) XenDesktop
7 5 (3.03%) OpenSSH
8 4 (2.42%) Snort
8 4 (2.42%) Active Directory
9 2 (1.21%) SRDF
9 2 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.21%) Samba
10 1 (0.61%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (10.30%) NetBackup
2 13 (7.88%) Puppet
3 12 (7.27%) Tivoli
4 7 (4.24%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (4.24%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 6 (3.64%) EMC NetWorker
5 6 (3.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (3.64%) MIMEsweeper
5 6 (3.64%) MAILsweeper
6 4 (2.42%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (1.82%) YaST
7 3 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.21%) nmon
8 2 (1.21%) Nagios
8 2 (1.21%) Netcool
8 2 (1.21%) Control-M
8 2 (1.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (1.21%) OpenView
8 2 (1.21%) EMC TimeFinder
Vendors
1 59 (35.76%) Red Hat
2 56 (33.94%) Oracle
3 42 (25.45%) VMware
4 40 (24.24%) Cisco
5 39 (23.64%) Sun
6 28 (16.97%) Veritas
7 27 (16.36%) IBM
8 25 (15.15%) Juniper
9 19 (11.52%) Citrix
10 18 (10.91%) Microsoft
11 17 (10.30%) EMC
12 16 (9.70%) McAfee
12 16 (9.70%) HP
13 15 (9.09%) NetApp
14 14 (8.48%) Blue Coat
14 14 (8.48%) Symantec
15 10 (6.06%) Redknee
16 9 (5.45%) CheckPoint
17 7 (4.24%) Dell
18 6 (3.64%) F5
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