The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 70 71 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs citing Solaris 18 18 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.31% 1.41% 2.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.64% 5.81% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 22
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£450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.63 £31.90 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.94% -8.85%
Solaris
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Operating Systems Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
271 310 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.65% 24.35% 26.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 143 180
Average daily rate £325 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £155 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 74
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £24.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Solaris
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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
Epsom - 4 - -
Woking - 1 - - 2
Chertsey - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Staines - - - - 2
Walton-on-Thames - - - - 1
Weybridge - - - -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 35 (83.33%) UNIX
2 24 (57.14%) Linux
3 23 (54.76%) Oracle
4 15 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (33.33%) Perl
5 14 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 13 (30.95%) Shell Script
7 12 (28.57%) SAN
7 12 (28.57%) Windows
7 12 (28.57%) Finance
7 12 (28.57%) VMware
7 12 (28.57%) SC Cleared
7 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (26.19%) LDAP
8 11 (26.19%) Sun
9 10 (23.81%) DNS
9 10 (23.81%) Juniper
9 10 (23.81%) AIX
9 10 (23.81%) Firewall
10 9 (21.43%) SQL
10 9 (21.43%) C
10 9 (21.43%) C++
10 9 (21.43%) Python
10 9 (21.43%) Sendmail
11 8 (19.05%) NAS
11 8 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (19.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (19.05%) GlassFish
11 8 (19.05%) Kalman Filter

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 8 (19.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 8 (19.05%) GlassFish
1 8 (19.05%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.76%) Apache
2 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) SAN
2 11 (26.19%) LDAP
3 10 (23.81%) DNS
3 10 (23.81%) Firewall
4 8 (19.05%) NAS
4 8 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (19.05%) LAN
4 8 (19.05%) WAN
4 8 (19.05%) SMTP
4 8 (19.05%) SSL
4 8 (19.05%) VPN
5 7 (16.67%) FTP
6 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 5 (11.90%) SSH
8 4 (9.52%) Internet
9 3 (7.14%) Intranet
10 2 (4.76%) Network Security
11 1 (2.38%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.90%) MySQL
3 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (9.52%) RDBMS
3 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.76%) DB2
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Publishing
4 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) UNIX Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Developer
2 5 (11.90%) Analyst
2 5 (11.90%) Technical Support
2 5 (11.90%) Administrator
3 4 (9.52%) Support Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Architect
3 4 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Security Architect
3 4 (9.52%) UNIX Support
4 3 (7.14%) Middleware Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Support Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) DBA
5 2 (4.76%) Siebel Developer
5 2 (4.76%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Middleware
2 3 (7.14%) YAML
3 2 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (11.90%) Clustering
3 4 (9.52%) HACMP
4 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.38%) Smartcard
6 1 (2.38%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 35 (83.33%) UNIX
2 24 (57.14%) Linux
3 15 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (28.57%) Windows
5 10 (23.81%) AIX
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Kalman Filter
1 8 (19.05%) SOA
2 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (9.52%) Capacity Management
3 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (4.76%) CRM
4 2 (4.76%) ITSM
4 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.76%) Change Control
4 2 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.76%) DevOps
5 1 (2.38%) Line Management
5 1 (2.38%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.38%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (2.38%) High Availability
5 1 (2.38%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.38%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) Perl
2 13 (30.95%) Shell Script
3 9 (21.43%) SQL
3 9 (21.43%) C
3 9 (21.43%) C++
3 9 (21.43%) Python
4 4 (9.52%) Java
5 3 (7.14%) Ruby
5 3 (7.14%) PHP
6 1 (2.38%) Bourne shell
6 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.38%) CCNP
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (21.43%) Sendmail
3 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 6 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (11.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Veritas File System
5 3 (7.14%) NFS
6 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.38%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) NetBackup
1 8 (19.05%) MIMEsweeper
1 8 (19.05%) MAILsweeper
2 6 (14.29%) Puppet
3 5 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (4.76%) OpenView
5 2 (4.76%) Control-M
5 2 (4.76%) nmon
6 1 (2.38%) Cobbler
6 1 (2.38%) Nagios
6 1 (2.38%) Legato
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) Oracle
2 14 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 12 (28.57%) VMware
4 11 (26.19%) Sun
5 10 (23.81%) Juniper
6 8 (19.05%) NetApp
6 8 (19.05%) Veritas
6 8 (19.05%) Cisco
6 8 (19.05%) Blue Coat
6 8 (19.05%) Websense
6 8 (19.05%) McAfee
7 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 6 (14.29%) Symantec
9 5 (11.90%) IBM
10 4 (9.52%) SAP
11 3 (7.14%) Informatica
11 3 (7.14%) EMC
11 3 (7.14%) HP
12 2 (4.76%) Siebel
12 2 (4.76%) Dell
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