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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 150 187 180
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -7
Contract jobs citing Solaris 93 83 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.20% 0.88% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.58% 3.50% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 41 51
Median daily rate £345 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Median hourly rate £50.00 £21.00 £31.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.09% -32.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £23.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+117.39% -42.50%
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
1667 2370 2491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.54% 25.05% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 1332 1285
Median daily rate £350 £375 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £215 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 238 217
Median hourly rate £18.25 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £11.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.30 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +36 50 £301 -29.17% 6
Surrey +26 19 £380 -10.58% 3
Hampshire +3 8 £378 -0.65% 8
Buckinghamshire +14 6 - -
West Sussex +3 5 £370 -
Kent - 2 £315 -
Middlesex -7 1 £385 -5.81%
Thames Valley - 1 £750 -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 124 (63.59%) Linux
2 115 (58.97%) Unix
3 96 (49.23%) Oracle
4 82 (42.05%) VMware
5 71 (36.41%) SAN
6 70 (35.90%) Windows
7 60 (30.77%) Red Hat
8 49 (25.13%) AIX
8 49 (25.13%) LDAP
9 46 (23.59%) SQL
9 46 (23.59%) DNS
10 44 (22.56%) Cisco
11 42 (21.54%) Java
12 41 (21.03%) Change Management
12 41 (21.03%) Shell Script
13 39 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 38 (19.49%) Finance
15 36 (18.46%) Microsoft
15 36 (18.46%) NetApp
15 36 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
16 35 (17.95%) IBM
17 33 (16.92%) Perl
18 32 (16.41%) HP
19 31 (15.90%) Sun
19 31 (15.90%) Incident Management
19 31 (15.90%) High Availability
20 29 (14.87%) Data Centre
20 29 (14.87%) Performance Monitoring
21 28 (14.36%) ITIL
22 26 (13.33%) Veritas

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (10.77%) Apache
2 18 (9.23%) WebLogic
3 15 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 13 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 13 (6.67%) WebSphere
5 8 (4.10%) IIS
6 6 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (3.08%) iPlanet
6 6 (3.08%) MS Exchange
7 5 (2.56%) Alfresco
7 5 (2.56%) Liferay
8 4 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (2.05%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 3 (1.54%) SAS
10 1 (0.51%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.51%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 17 (8.72%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.64%) MS Office
3 6 (3.08%) MS Project
4 5 (2.56%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.51%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.51%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.51%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.51%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.56%) GitHub
2 3 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.51%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 71 (36.41%) SAN
2 49 (25.13%) LDAP
3 46 (23.59%) DNS
4 19 (9.74%) NAS
5 16 (8.21%) SSH
6 15 (7.69%) Firewall
7 14 (7.18%) LAN
8 13 (6.67%) SSL
9 10 (5.13%) FTP
9 10 (5.13%) VPN
10 9 (4.62%) Fibre Channel
10 9 (4.62%) HTTP
10 9 (4.62%) Internet
11 8 (4.10%) ATM
11 8 (4.10%) DHCP
11 8 (4.10%) WAN
12 7 (3.59%) TCP/IP
13 6 (3.08%) BIG-IP
14 4 (2.05%) Intrusion Detection
14 4 (2.05%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.77%) Oracle Database
2 14 (7.18%) DB2
3 7 (3.59%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (3.59%) RDBMS
3 7 (3.59%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.05%) MySQL
5 4 (2.05%) OLTP
5 4 (2.05%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (2.05%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (2.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.05%) VLDB
6 3 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.03%) MS Access
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.51%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 8 (4.10%) ClearQuest
1 8 (4.10%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.59%) ClearCase
2 7 (3.59%) Eclipse
2 7 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.08%) Ant
3 6 (3.08%) Gradle
3 6 (3.08%) IntelliJ
3 6 (3.08%) Maven
3 6 (3.08%) Subversion
4 5 (2.56%) JIRA
5 2 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.03%) ProC
5 2 (1.03%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.51%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.51%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.51%) MSI
6 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.51%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.51%) Vagrant
General
1 38 (19.49%) Finance
2 15 (7.69%) Law
3 14 (7.18%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.64%) Banking
5 10 (5.13%) Legal
6 5 (2.56%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.05%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.54%) Advertising
9 2 (1.03%) Military
10 1 (0.51%) Billing
10 1 (0.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (27.18%) Administrator
2 39 (20.00%) Solaris Administrator
3 34 (17.44%) Support Engineer
4 30 (15.38%) Solaris Engineer
5 26 (13.33%) VMWare Administrator
5 26 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
6 25 (12.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 25 (12.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 25 (12.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 24 (12.31%) Solaris Support Engineer
7 24 (12.31%) VMware Support Engineer
8 19 (9.74%) Unix Administrator
9 17 (8.72%) Systems Administrator
10 16 (8.21%) Architect
11 13 (6.67%) Developer
11 13 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
11 13 (6.67%) Storage Administrator
12 11 (5.64%) Project Manager
13 10 (5.13%) Applications Support
13 10 (5.13%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.31%) Middleware
2 17 (8.72%) HTML
2 17 (8.72%) J2EE
3 11 (5.64%) WebCenter
4 7 (3.59%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (3.59%) XML
5 6 (3.08%) CGI
5 6 (3.08%) JSP
5 6 (3.08%) Spring
5 6 (3.08%) Struts
5 6 (3.08%) XHTML
6 5 (2.56%) CSS
6 5 (2.56%) JSR 168
6 5 (2.56%) Servlets
6 5 (2.56%) Velocity
6 5 (2.56%) XSLT
7 4 (2.05%) Web Services
8 2 (1.03%) .NET
8 2 (1.03%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 1 (0.51%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.87%) Data Centre
2 23 (11.79%) Mainframe
3 17 (8.72%) IBM Mainframe
4 16 (8.21%) Enterprise Storage
5 15 (7.69%) EMC VNX
6 14 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (7.18%) EMC VMAX
7 7 (3.59%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.05%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.05%) PKI
9 3 (1.54%) Clustering
9 3 (1.54%) Replication
10 2 (1.03%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.03%) Statistics
11 1 (0.51%) Freedom of Information Act
11 1 (0.51%) HP Storage
11 1 (0.51%) HP StoreVirtual
11 1 (0.51%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.51%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 124 (63.59%) Linux
2 115 (58.97%) Unix
3 70 (35.90%) Windows
4 49 (25.13%) AIX
5 39 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (13.33%) Windows Server
7 16 (8.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (4.10%) HPUX
9 7 (3.59%) Windows 7
9 7 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (3.08%) zOS
11 5 (2.56%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (2.05%) Fedora
12 4 (2.05%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (2.05%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (1.54%) CentOS
13 3 (1.54%) Windows XP
14 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.51%) Debian
15 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (21.03%) Change Management
2 31 (15.90%) High Availability
2 31 (15.90%) Incident Management
3 29 (14.87%) Performance Monitoring
4 28 (14.36%) ITIL
5 14 (7.18%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (6.15%) E-Commerce
7 11 (5.64%) Service Delivery
8 10 (5.13%) Matrix Organization
8 10 (5.13%) Process Improvement
8 10 (5.13%) Project Management
9 9 (4.62%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (4.62%) Migration
9 9 (4.62%) Problem Management
9 9 (4.62%) Service Management
10 8 (4.10%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (3.59%) Configuration Management
11 7 (3.59%) Logistics
11 7 (3.59%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 46 (23.59%) SQL
2 42 (21.54%) Java
3 41 (21.03%) Shell Script
4 33 (16.92%) Perl
5 18 (9.23%) JavaScript
6 8 (4.10%) Korn
7 7 (3.59%) PHP
8 5 (2.56%) C
8 5 (2.56%) Groovy
8 5 (2.56%) Scala
9 4 (2.05%) Python
10 3 (1.54%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.54%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.54%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.03%) C++
11 2 (1.03%) Ruby
11 2 (1.03%) VBScript
12 1 (0.51%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (9.74%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.10%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.59%) CCNA
4 7 (3.59%) CCNP
4 7 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.08%) Degree
6 5 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.05%) CISSP
7 4 (2.05%) GCIA
7 4 (2.05%) GCIH
7 4 (2.05%) MCITP
7 4 (2.05%) MCSA
7 4 (2.05%) VCP4
7 4 (2.05%) VCP5
7 4 (2.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.03%) ISEB
8 2 (1.03%) PMP
8 2 (1.03%) SCSA
8 2 (1.03%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.08%) JSP 440
2 5 (2.56%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.05%) COBIT
3 4 (2.05%) COSO
3 4 (2.05%) SAS 70
4 3 (1.54%) SLA
5 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 36 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (11.79%) Active Directory
3 20 (10.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 12 (6.15%) Veritas File System
5 5 (2.56%) Oracle Clusterware
6 4 (2.05%) NFS
6 4 (2.05%) Samba
6 4 (2.05%) vSphere
7 3 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.54%) Sendmail
7 3 (1.54%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 3 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.54%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.03%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.03%) Snort
8 2 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.51%) Dovecot
9 1 (0.51%) KVM
9 1 (0.51%) Squid
Systems Management
1 21 (10.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 16 (8.21%) NetBackup
3 9 (4.62%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 7 (3.59%) EMC NetWorker
4 7 (3.59%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (3.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (3.59%) Puppet
4 7 (3.59%) SCCM
5 6 (3.08%) Nagios
5 6 (3.08%) Tivoli
6 5 (2.56%) Oracle ZFS
6 5 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (2.05%) RSA Security Analytics
8 3 (1.54%) Ansible
8 3 (1.54%) EMC Navisphere
8 3 (1.54%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.03%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (1.03%) MIMEsweeper
9 2 (1.03%) Netcool
9 2 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 96 (49.23%) Oracle
2 82 (42.05%) VMware
3 60 (30.77%) Red Hat
4 44 (22.56%) Cisco
5 36 (18.46%) Microsoft
5 36 (18.46%) NetApp
6 35 (17.95%) IBM
7 32 (16.41%) HP
8 31 (15.90%) Sun
9 26 (13.33%) Veritas
10 22 (11.28%) EMC
11 14 (7.18%) F5
12 13 (6.67%) Brocade
13 12 (6.15%) Intel Security
14 10 (5.13%) Symantec
15 8 (4.10%) 3PAR
16 7 (3.59%) FatWire
16 7 (3.59%) TIBCO
17 6 (3.08%) BEA
18 5 (2.56%) GigaSpaces
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