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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 62 50 64
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Contract jobs citing Solaris 25 40 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.88% 3.01% 1.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.23% 10.81% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 15
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£375 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £375 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £443 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +10.76%
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
346 370 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 26.03% 27.88% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 215 130
Average daily rate £330 £337 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.07% -3.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 49 65
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -29.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.20 £45.00
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 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 22 September 2014.

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 22 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
Camberley -1 3 £375 -11.76% 1
Chertsey - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Staines - - - - 3
Woking - - - - 1
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 34 (75.56%) UNIX
2 30 (66.67%) Oracle
3 20 (44.44%) Linux
4 16 (35.56%) Windows
5 13 (28.89%) WebLogic
5 13 (28.89%) SQL
5 13 (28.89%) Oracle Database
6 12 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (26.67%) GlassFish
6 12 (26.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 12 (26.67%) SOA
7 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 10 (22.22%) Finance
8 9 (20.00%) PL/SQL
8 9 (20.00%) Java
8 9 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (17.78%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (17.78%) Perl
9 8 (17.78%) AIX
9 8 (17.78%) SAN
9 8 (17.78%) Red Hat
9 8 (17.78%) Shell Script
10 7 (15.56%) Middleware
10 7 (15.56%) Veritas
10 7 (15.56%) Firewall
10 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
10 7 (15.56%) Oracle9i Database
10 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
11 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
11 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 13 (28.89%) WebLogic
2 12 (26.67%) GlassFish
2 12 (26.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (13.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.67%) Documentum
4 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.44%) Apache
6 1 (2.22%) CMS
6 1 (2.22%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) SAN
2 7 (15.56%) Firewall
3 5 (11.11%) FTP
4 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.67%) NAS
5 2 (4.44%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (4.44%) DNS
5 2 (4.44%) LDAP
5 2 (4.44%) SMTP
5 2 (4.44%) DHCP
6 1 (2.22%) Broadband
6 1 (2.22%) VoIP
6 1 (2.22%) IPv4
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) Oracle Database
2 12 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 7 (15.56%) Oracle9i Database
5 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (8.89%) MySQL
7 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
8 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
8 2 (4.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Toad
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (6.67%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) UNIX Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) DBA
3 8 (17.78%) Administrator
3 8 (17.78%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (11.11%) Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Middleware Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.44%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) UNIX Support
7 2 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Sybase DBA
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.22%) Programmer
8 1 (2.22%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.22%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) Middleware
2 4 (8.89%) Web Services
2 4 (8.89%) YAML
3 3 (6.67%) SOAP
4 2 (4.44%) XML
4 2 (4.44%) XSLT
4 2 (4.44%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (4.44%) .NET
4 2 (4.44%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (4.44%) HACMP
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (75.56%) UNIX
2 20 (44.44%) Linux
3 16 (35.56%) Windows
4 9 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (17.78%) AIX
6 6 (13.33%) Windows 2000
7 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) SOA
2 8 (17.78%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 3 (6.67%) Workflow
4 3 (6.67%) Release Management
4 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.67%) DevOps
5 2 (4.44%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 2 (4.44%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (4.44%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (4.44%) Project Management
5 2 (4.44%) ITSM
5 2 (4.44%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.44%) Change Control
5 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.22%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) SQL
2 9 (20.00%) Java
2 9 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 8 (17.78%) Perl
3 8 (17.78%) Shell Script
4 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 5 (11.11%) PHP
6 4 (8.89%) Ruby
7 3 (6.67%) Korn
7 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.44%) VB6
8 2 (4.44%) Python
8 2 (4.44%) VB
8 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.44%) C
8 2 (4.44%) C++
9 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.22%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (6.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (4.44%) NFS
4 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.22%) Samba
4 1 (2.22%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.22%) XenApp
4 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.22%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (11.11%) Puppet
3 4 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (8.89%) Legato
4 3 (6.67%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (6.67%) Foglight
4 3 (6.67%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.44%) Data Guard
5 2 (4.44%) nmon
6 1 (2.22%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 30 (66.67%) Oracle
2 8 (17.78%) Red Hat
3 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.56%) Veritas
4 6 (13.33%) VMware
4 6 (13.33%) EMC
5 5 (11.11%) Sun
6 4 (8.89%) Juniper
6 4 (8.89%) IBM
7 3 (6.67%) Informatica
7 3 (6.67%) Cognos
7 3 (6.67%) Cisco
7 3 (6.67%) SAP
8 2 (4.44%) JBoss
8 2 (4.44%) Sybase
8 2 (4.44%) Symantec
9 1 (2.22%) McAfee
9 1 (2.22%) Radware
9 1 (2.22%) Wyse
9 1 (2.22%) Citrix