The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 117 86 91
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +5
Contract jobs citing Solaris 31 18 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.93% 0.81% 1.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.38% 4.21% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 6 22
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£190 £238 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -34.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
708 428 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.27% 19.14% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 206 292
Average daily rate £330 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £147 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 92 100
Average hourly rate £16.72 £15.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.87% -1.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solaris across the South West region.

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Solaris
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the South West region.

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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
Wiltshire -3 8 £325 +8.33%
Somerset -13 2 £363 - 2
Gloucestershire -20 1 £300 - 2
Bristol - 1 £340 - 1
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 28 (47.46%) Windows
2 27 (45.76%) UNIX
3 24 (40.68%) Linux
3 24 (40.68%) MS Excel
3 24 (40.68%) Microsoft
4 23 (38.98%) SLA
4 23 (38.98%) SharePoint
4 23 (38.98%) Firewall
5 22 (37.29%) VMware
5 22 (37.29%) Cisco
5 22 (37.29%) Thin Client
5 22 (37.29%) CheckPoint
5 22 (37.29%) Fat Client
5 22 (37.29%) Cisco PIX
5 22 (37.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (35.59%) ITIL
7 18 (30.51%) ITIL Certification
7 18 (30.51%) Security Cleared
8 16 (27.12%) Shell Script
9 13 (22.03%) SC Cleared
10 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (18.64%) PRINCE2
11 10 (16.95%) Red Hat
12 8 (13.56%) Java
12 8 (13.56%) Oracle
12 8 (13.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (11.86%) SAN
14 6 (10.17%) Clustering
15 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
15 5 (8.47%) Finance

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (38.98%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.69%) Apache
3 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 24 (40.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 23 (38.98%) Firewall
2 22 (37.29%) Cisco PIX
3 7 (11.86%) SAN
4 5 (8.47%) DNS
4 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.78%) Multicast
5 4 (6.78%) LAN
5 4 (6.78%) WAN
6 3 (5.08%) DHCP
7 2 (3.39%) LDAP
7 2 (3.39%) HTTP
8 1 (1.69%) DMZ
8 1 (1.69%) Internet
8 1 (1.69%) SMTP
8 1 (1.69%) NAS
8 1 (1.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.39%) MySQL
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Maven
General
1 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.08%) Electronics
2 3 (5.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (18.64%) Administrator
3 10 (16.95%) Consultant
4 9 (15.25%) Developer
5 7 (11.86%) UNIX Administrator
5 7 (11.86%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (10.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 6 (10.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (10.17%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (10.17%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.78%) C++ Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Backup Administrator
9 2 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Architect
9 2 (3.39%) DBA
9 2 (3.39%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) Web Services
2 3 (5.08%) SOAP
3 2 (3.39%) RESTful
3 2 (3.39%) Java EE
3 2 (3.39%) jQuery
3 2 (3.39%) J2EE
3 2 (3.39%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.39%) Middleware
3 2 (3.39%) Spring
4 1 (1.69%) XML-RPC
4 1 (1.69%) WSDL
4 1 (1.69%) .NET
4 1 (1.69%) XML
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (37.29%) Thin Client
1 22 (37.29%) Fat Client
2 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.17%) Clustering
4 3 (5.08%) DTV
5 2 (3.39%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 28 (47.46%) Windows
2 27 (45.76%) UNIX
3 24 (40.68%) Linux
4 8 (13.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (8.47%) HPUX
6 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.69%) Debian
6 1 (1.69%) AIX
6 1 (1.69%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.59%) ITIL
2 11 (18.64%) PRINCE2
3 5 (8.47%) OO
4 4 (6.78%) Multithreading
5 3 (5.08%) Programme Management
5 3 (5.08%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.08%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (5.08%) DevOps
5 3 (5.08%) Change Control
6 2 (3.39%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.39%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (3.39%) Kanban
6 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.39%) Scrum
6 2 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.39%) TDD
7 1 (1.69%) Data Management
7 1 (1.69%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.12%) Shell Script
2 8 (13.56%) Java
3 5 (8.47%) SQL
3 5 (8.47%) C++
3 5 (8.47%) Python
3 5 (8.47%) Bourne shell
4 4 (6.78%) Korn
5 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.39%) Perl
6 1 (1.69%) AWK
6 1 (1.69%) PHP
6 1 (1.69%) C
6 1 (1.69%) C#
6 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.69%) Erlang
6 1 (1.69%) sed
Qualifications
1 18 (30.51%) ITIL Certification
1 18 (30.51%) Security Cleared
2 13 (22.03%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.69%) OCP
4 1 (1.69%) OCA
4 1 (1.69%) RHCE
4 1 (1.69%) CCNA
4 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (38.98%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 22 (37.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.69%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Puppet
2 3 (5.08%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.39%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.69%) MOM
4 1 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.69%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.69%) YUM
Vendors
1 24 (40.68%) Microsoft
2 22 (37.29%) VMware
2 22 (37.29%) Cisco
2 22 (37.29%) CheckPoint
3 10 (16.95%) Red Hat
4 8 (13.56%) Oracle
5 5 (8.47%) webMethods
6 4 (6.78%) Sun
7 3 (5.08%) Informatica
7 3 (5.08%) SAP
8 2 (3.39%) JBoss
8 2 (3.39%) HP
8 2 (3.39%) Citrix
9 1 (1.69%) Remedy
9 1 (1.69%) NetApp
9 1 (1.69%) Veritas
9 1 (1.69%) BMC
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