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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 67 65 68
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Solaris 28 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.93% 1.78% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.43% 5.87% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 5
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£425 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £375 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £515 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.35 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+18.44% +16.00%
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
297 426 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.50% 30.36% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 195 153
Average daily rate £363 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £123 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £307
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 54 58
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.83 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +2 7 £408 -6.85%
Leatherhead - 6 £450 -
Woking - 3 £425 - 2
Staines - 1 £325 - 1
Chertsey - 1 £525 -
Epsom - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - - 1
Weybridge - - - -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 33 (75.00%) UNIX
2 32 (72.73%) Linux
3 21 (47.73%) Shell Script
4 20 (45.45%) Oracle
5 19 (43.18%) Perl
6 18 (40.91%) SC Cleared
6 18 (40.91%) Security Cleared
7 17 (38.64%) LDAP
8 16 (36.36%) Red Hat
9 15 (34.09%) NetApp
9 15 (34.09%) LAN
9 15 (34.09%) DNS
9 15 (34.09%) Sun
9 15 (34.09%) WAN
9 15 (34.09%) Windows
9 15 (34.09%) VMware
10 14 (31.82%) Firewall
10 14 (31.82%) Blue Coat
10 14 (31.82%) SSL
10 14 (31.82%) Cisco
10 14 (31.82%) VPN
10 14 (31.82%) Juniper
10 14 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (31.82%) Kalman Filter
11 13 (29.55%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (29.55%) Sendmail
11 13 (29.55%) C
11 13 (29.55%) C++
11 13 (29.55%) SMTP
11 13 (29.55%) Python

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 17 (38.64%) LDAP
2 15 (34.09%) LAN
2 15 (34.09%) DNS
2 15 (34.09%) WAN
3 14 (31.82%) Firewall
3 14 (31.82%) SSL
3 14 (31.82%) VPN
4 13 (29.55%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (29.55%) SMTP
5 11 (25.00%) SAN
6 7 (15.91%) NAS
7 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
7 6 (13.64%) SSH
8 5 (11.36%) FTP
9 4 (9.09%) Internet
10 3 (6.82%) Network Security
10 3 (6.82%) Intranet
11 2 (4.55%) Kerberos
12 1 (2.27%) VoIP
12 1 (2.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.82%) MySQL
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Publishing
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Administrator
2 7 (15.91%) Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (13.64%) Developer
3 6 (13.64%) UNIX Administrator
3 6 (13.64%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (11.36%) Systems Integrator
4 5 (11.36%) Security Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (11.36%) Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Support Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Siebel Developer
6 3 (6.82%) DBA
7 2 (4.55%) Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
1 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Client/Server
2 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (4.55%) HACMP
3 2 (4.55%) Clustering
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) SecurID
4 1 (2.27%) Statistics
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) AS400
4 1 (2.27%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 33 (75.00%) UNIX
2 32 (72.73%) Linux
3 15 (34.09%) Windows
4 14 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (11.36%) AIX
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (11.36%) Capacity Management
3 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.82%) CRM
5 2 (4.55%) Project Management
5 2 (4.55%) Performance Management
5 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.27%) Line Management
6 1 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.27%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.27%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.27%) High Availability
6 1 (2.27%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.27%) Test Management
6 1 (2.27%) Workflow
6 1 (2.27%) ITSM
6 1 (2.27%) Security Management
6 1 (2.27%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.27%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.27%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) Shell Script
2 19 (43.18%) Perl
3 13 (29.55%) C
3 13 (29.55%) C++
3 13 (29.55%) Python
4 12 (27.27%) SQL
5 2 (4.55%) Ruby
6 1 (2.27%) C#
6 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) SC Cleared
1 18 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.27%) CCSP
3 1 (2.27%) CCNP
System Software
1 13 (29.55%) Sendmail
2 12 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (6.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (4.55%) NFS
5 2 (4.55%) Veritas File System
6 1 (2.27%) iptables
6 1 (2.27%) vSphere
6 1 (2.27%) Samba
6 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) MIMEsweeper
1 13 (29.55%) MAILsweeper
2 8 (18.18%) NetBackup
3 4 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (6.82%) Puppet
5 2 (4.55%) Control-M
5 2 (4.55%) OpenView
5 2 (4.55%) Nagios
5 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (2.27%) Cobbler
6 1 (2.27%) Cacti
6 1 (2.27%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Oracle
2 16 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 15 (34.09%) NetApp
3 15 (34.09%) Sun
3 15 (34.09%) VMware
4 14 (31.82%) Blue Coat
4 14 (31.82%) Cisco
4 14 (31.82%) Juniper
5 13 (29.55%) Websense
5 13 (29.55%) McAfee
6 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
6 7 (15.91%) Veritas
7 6 (13.64%) Symantec
8 4 (9.09%) SAP
8 4 (9.09%) Siebel
8 4 (9.09%) HP
9 3 (6.82%) Informatica
10 2 (4.55%) Dell
10 2 (4.55%) IBM
11 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint