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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 65 61 55
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing Solaris 27 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.97% 2.19% 2.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.13% 7.48% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 19
Average daily rate
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£408 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £30.60 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+32.67% +13.33%
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
332 428 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 24.25% 29.34% 25.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 218 142
Average daily rate £375 £338 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £122 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 49 50
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.14% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.83 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £51.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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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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
Camberley -1 7 £391 -13.53% 1
Leatherhead - 6 £450 -
Woking - 2 £425 -
Staines - 1 £325 - 1
Chertsey - 1 £525 -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 31 (73.81%) Linux
2 29 (69.05%) UNIX
3 20 (47.62%) Oracle
4 18 (42.86%) Shell Script
5 16 (38.10%) SC Cleared
5 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
6 15 (35.71%) Perl
6 15 (35.71%) Windows
7 14 (33.33%) Sun
7 14 (33.33%) Red Hat
8 13 (30.95%) NetApp
8 13 (30.95%) SQL
9 12 (28.57%) LDAP
9 12 (28.57%) WAN
9 12 (28.57%) LAN
9 12 (28.57%) VMware
9 12 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (26.19%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (26.19%) Firewall
10 11 (26.19%) Blue Coat
10 11 (26.19%) SSL
10 11 (26.19%) Cisco
10 11 (26.19%) Juniper
10 11 (26.19%) VPN
11 10 (23.81%) DNS
11 10 (23.81%) SAN
11 10 (23.81%) SMTP
11 10 (23.81%) Python
11 10 (23.81%) C
11 10 (23.81%) C++

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) LDAP
1 12 (28.57%) WAN
1 12 (28.57%) LAN
2 11 (26.19%) Firewall
2 11 (26.19%) SSL
2 11 (26.19%) VPN
3 10 (23.81%) DNS
3 10 (23.81%) SAN
3 10 (23.81%) SMTP
3 10 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (19.05%) NAS
5 6 (14.29%) SSH
6 5 (11.90%) FTP
7 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
8 3 (7.14%) Intranet
8 3 (7.14%) Internet
9 2 (4.76%) Kerberos
9 2 (4.76%) Network Security
10 1 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (2.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) Oracle Database
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.52%) RDBMS
3 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.76%) MySQL
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.38%) DB2
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (2.38%) Informix
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
2 3 (7.14%) Publishing
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Administrator
1 8 (19.05%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (14.29%) UNIX Administrator
3 6 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (11.90%) Systems Integrator
4 5 (11.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (9.52%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (9.52%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Support
6 3 (7.14%) Architect
6 3 (7.14%) DBA
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Security Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Siebel Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Java EE
1 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
1 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.38%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.38%) Statistics
3 1 (2.38%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.38%) AS400
3 1 (2.38%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 31 (73.81%) Linux
2 29 (69.05%) UNIX
3 15 (35.71%) Windows
4 12 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.14%) AIX
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.38%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (11.90%) Capacity Management
3 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (7.14%) CRM
4 2 (4.76%) Migration
4 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.76%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.38%) High Availability
5 1 (2.38%) Test Management
5 1 (2.38%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.38%) Resource Management
5 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.38%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.38%) Line Management
5 1 (2.38%) Project Management
5 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.38%) Service Management
5 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.38%) Change Management
5 1 (2.38%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 15 (35.71%) Perl
3 13 (30.95%) SQL
4 10 (23.81%) Python
4 10 (23.81%) C
4 10 (23.81%) C++
5 2 (4.76%) PHP
5 2 (4.76%) Ruby
6 1 (2.38%) Java
6 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) SC Cleared
1 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) CCSP
3 1 (2.38%) CCNP
3 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) Sendmail
2 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (9.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (4.76%) Veritas File System
6 1 (2.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (2.38%) vSphere
6 1 (2.38%) iptables
6 1 (2.38%) Samba
6 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) MIMEsweeper
1 10 (23.81%) MAILsweeper
2 6 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 4 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (4.76%) Nagios
5 1 (2.38%) Cacti
5 1 (2.38%) Puppet
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.38%) Cobbler
5 1 (2.38%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Oracle
2 14 (33.33%) Sun
2 14 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 13 (30.95%) NetApp
4 12 (28.57%) VMware
5 11 (26.19%) Blue Coat
5 11 (26.19%) Cisco
5 11 (26.19%) Juniper
6 10 (23.81%) McAfee
6 10 (23.81%) Websense
7 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 5 (11.90%) Veritas
9 4 (9.52%) SAP
9 4 (9.52%) Siebel
9 4 (9.52%) Symantec
10 3 (7.14%) Informatica
11 2 (4.76%) HP
12 1 (2.38%) Cognos
12 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
Camberley, Surrey
LSCS Ltd
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