The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 63 68 68
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 30 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.38% 1.88% 1.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.46% 6.96% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 10
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £319 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+35.84% -
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
402 359 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 31.96% 27.01% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 204 169
Median daily rate £400 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £453 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 32 32
Median hourly rate £41.75 £15.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.35% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
Epsom +3 8 - -
Camberley -16 6 £425 +6.25%
Redhill - 3 £390 -
Guildford - 1 £450 -
Tadworth - 1 - -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 92 (96.84%) Linux
2 85 (89.47%) Unix
3 57 (60.00%) Finance
4 56 (58.95%) SAN
5 55 (57.89%) Veritas
6 54 (56.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 51 (53.68%) Red Hat
8 41 (43.16%) EMC
9 37 (38.95%) Oracle
10 33 (34.74%) NetApp
11 32 (33.68%) Sun
11 32 (33.68%) NetBackup
11 32 (33.68%) Brocade
11 32 (33.68%) Fibre Channel
12 31 (32.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 31 (32.63%) Migration
13 29 (30.53%) NAS
14 27 (28.42%) Banking
15 23 (24.21%) Disaster Recovery
15 23 (24.21%) Perl
15 23 (24.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 22 (23.16%) EMC VMAX
17 19 (20.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
18 18 (18.95%) Red Hat Satellite
18 18 (18.95%) Change Management
18 18 (18.95%) MySQL
18 18 (18.95%) TCP/IP
19 17 (17.89%) Shell Script
19 17 (17.89%) Windows
19 17 (17.89%) Oracle ZFS

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 7 (7.37%) TPMS
2 4 (4.21%) Apache
3 3 (3.16%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.16%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.11%) JBoss
4 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.05%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 56 (58.95%) SAN
2 32 (33.68%) Fibre Channel
3 29 (30.53%) NAS
4 18 (18.95%) TCP/IP
5 8 (8.42%) Firewall
6 6 (6.32%) DHCP
7 5 (5.26%) LAN
7 5 (5.26%) LDAP
7 5 (5.26%) Network Security
7 5 (5.26%) SSH
7 5 (5.26%) SSL
7 5 (5.26%) VPN
7 5 (5.26%) WAN
8 3 (3.16%) DNS
9 2 (2.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.95%) MySQL
2 9 (9.47%) OLTP
2 9 (9.47%) VLDB
3 5 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 5 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.26%) Sybase IQ
4 2 (2.11%) MarkLogic
5 1 (1.05%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.11%) Ant
2 2 (2.11%) Burp Suite
2 2 (2.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.11%) GitLab
2 2 (2.11%) Jasmine
2 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.11%) JUnit
2 2 (2.11%) Sinon.JS
2 2 (2.11%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (2.11%) Subversion
2 2 (2.11%) Travis CI
3 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.05%) Vagrant
General
1 57 (60.00%) Finance
2 27 (28.42%) Banking
3 14 (14.74%) Investment Banking
4 9 (9.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (57.89%) Administrator
2 40 (42.11%) Unix Administrator
3 34 (35.79%) Systems Administrator
4 21 (22.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 15 (15.79%) Storage Administrator
5 15 (15.79%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 12 (12.63%) Team Leader
6 12 (12.63%) Unix Team Leader
7 11 (11.58%) Solaris Administrator
8 9 (9.47%) Linux Administrator
9 7 (7.37%) DBA
9 7 (7.37%) Senior Unix Administrator
9 7 (7.37%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 7 (7.37%) Sybase DBA
10 6 (6.32%) Consultant
10 6 (6.32%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 6 (6.32%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
10 6 (6.32%) Unix Consultant
11 5 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.11%) J2EE
1 2 (2.11%) JDBC
1 2 (2.11%) LAMP
1 2 (2.11%) XML
2 1 (1.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.16%) EMC VMAX
2 14 (14.74%) Clustering
3 13 (13.68%) Enterprise Storage
4 10 (10.53%) EMC VNX
5 7 (7.37%) Replication
6 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (5.26%) RSA SecurID
8 4 (4.21%) Computer Science
8 4 (4.21%) HACMP
9 3 (3.16%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 92 (96.84%) Linux
2 85 (89.47%) Unix
3 54 (56.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (17.89%) Windows
5 16 (16.84%) AIX
6 12 (12.63%) Data ONTAP
7 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.05%) HPUX
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.05%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.63%) Migration
2 23 (24.21%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (18.95%) Change Management
4 14 (14.74%) High Availability
4 14 (14.74%) Performance Monitoring
5 10 (10.53%) Project Management
6 9 (9.47%) DevOps
7 8 (8.42%) Problem Management
8 7 (7.37%) Data Migration
8 7 (7.37%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (7.37%) Server Patching
9 6 (6.32%) ITIL
10 5 (5.26%) CRM
10 5 (5.26%) ITSM
10 5 (5.26%) PRINCE2
10 5 (5.26%) Service Management
11 4 (4.21%) Configuration Management
11 4 (4.21%) Virtual Environments
12 3 (3.16%) Performance Analysis
13 2 (2.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (24.21%) Perl
2 17 (17.89%) Shell Script
3 9 (9.47%) Korn
4 6 (6.32%) Bourne shell
4 6 (6.32%) Python
5 4 (4.21%) Java
5 4 (4.21%) SQL
6 2 (2.11%) AWK
6 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.11%) PHP
6 2 (2.11%) Ruby
6 2 (2.11%) sed
7 1 (1.05%) C
7 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (5.26%) Degree
2 4 (4.21%) CCSP
2 4 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.21%) NCDA
2 4 (4.21%) NCIE
2 4 (4.21%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) SLA
2 2 (2.11%) QA
System Software
1 31 (32.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 23 (24.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 16 (16.84%) GlusterFS
4 8 (8.42%) Firmware
5 6 (6.32%) NFS
5 6 (6.32%) Veritas File System
5 6 (6.32%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (5.26%) Active Directory
6 5 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (3.16%) Oracle Clusterware
7 3 (3.16%) RHEV
8 2 (2.11%) Docker
8 2 (2.11%) Hyper-V
8 2 (2.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (33.68%) NetBackup
2 19 (20.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 18 (18.95%) Red Hat Satellite
4 17 (17.89%) Oracle ZFS
5 13 (13.68%) Puppet
6 11 (11.58%) Legato
7 6 (6.32%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (6.32%) yum
8 5 (5.26%) Foglight
9 4 (4.21%) Ansible
9 4 (4.21%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 55 (57.89%) Veritas
2 51 (53.68%) Red Hat
3 41 (43.16%) EMC
4 37 (38.95%) Oracle
5 33 (34.74%) NetApp
6 32 (33.68%) Brocade
6 32 (33.68%) Sun
7 16 (16.84%) StorageTek
8 10 (10.53%) Microsoft
8 10 (10.53%) Symantec
9 9 (9.47%) IBM
10 8 (8.42%) Emulex
11 7 (7.37%) Sybase
12 6 (6.32%) Cisco
12 6 (6.32%) Dell
12 6 (6.32%) HP
13 5 (5.26%) Blue Coat
13 5 (5.26%) CheckPoint
13 5 (5.26%) Juniper
13 5 (5.26%) VMware
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