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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 60 75 38
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -37
Contract jobs citing Solaris 25 23 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.03% 1.67% 3.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.84% 6.04% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 30
Average daily rate
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£375 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £483 £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 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £26.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+2.83% -1.85%
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
319 381 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.96% 27.71% 23.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 188 128
Average daily rate £375 £332 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.12% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £120 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 45 51
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 10 £400 -6.97%
Epsom -4 3 - -
Woking +16 2 £425 - 1
Leatherhead - 2 £475 -
Staines +5 1 £325 - 5
Farnham - 1 £375 -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 37 (74.00%) Linux
2 33 (66.00%) UNIX
3 25 (50.00%) Oracle
4 21 (42.00%) Shell Script
5 20 (40.00%) Perl
6 19 (38.00%) Windows
6 19 (38.00%) Red Hat
6 19 (38.00%) SAN
7 17 (34.00%) Sun
7 17 (34.00%) NAS
8 16 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (32.00%) NetApp
8 16 (32.00%) SQL
9 15 (30.00%) SC Cleared
9 15 (30.00%) Security Cleared
10 13 (26.00%) Finance
11 11 (22.00%) Firewall
11 11 (22.00%) VMware
11 11 (22.00%) LDAP
11 11 (22.00%) Client/Server
11 11 (22.00%) LAN
11 11 (22.00%) WAN
11 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
11 11 (22.00%) Oracle Database
12 10 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
12 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 10 (20.00%) VPN
12 10 (20.00%) SSL
12 10 (20.00%) Cisco
12 10 (20.00%) Juniper

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1 (2.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (2.00%) Apache
1 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.00%) SAN
2 17 (34.00%) NAS
3 11 (22.00%) Firewall
3 11 (22.00%) LDAP
3 11 (22.00%) LAN
3 11 (22.00%) WAN
4 10 (20.00%) VPN
4 10 (20.00%) SSL
5 9 (18.00%) SSH
5 9 (18.00%) DNS
5 9 (18.00%) SMTP
5 9 (18.00%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (16.00%) FTP
7 5 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (8.00%) Intranet
9 2 (4.00%) Kerberos
9 2 (4.00%) Internet
10 1 (2.00%) VoIP
10 1 (2.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (12.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.00%) MySQL
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.00%) Informix
5 1 (2.00%) DB2
General
1 13 (26.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Administrator
2 8 (16.00%) Developer
2 8 (16.00%) Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (14.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 7 (14.00%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (12.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (12.00%) DBA
5 5 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 5 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 5 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Systems Integrator
6 4 (8.00%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (8.00%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Technical Support Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Siebel Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (2.00%) Java EE
1 1 (2.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Client/Server
2 9 (18.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (14.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.00%) AS400
4 1 (2.00%) Statistics
4 1 (2.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 37 (74.00%) Linux
2 33 (66.00%) UNIX
3 19 (38.00%) Windows
4 16 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (10.00%) HPUX
5 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.00%) AIX
7 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (16.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.00%) CRM
3 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (4.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (4.00%) Change Management
4 2 (4.00%) Migration
5 1 (2.00%) Service Management
5 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.00%) ITSM
5 1 (2.00%) Security Management
5 1 (2.00%) Workflow
5 1 (2.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (2.00%) Project Management
5 1 (2.00%) ITIL
5 1 (2.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) Shell Script
2 20 (40.00%) Perl
3 16 (32.00%) SQL
4 9 (18.00%) Python
4 9 (18.00%) C
4 9 (18.00%) C++
5 3 (6.00%) PHP
6 2 (4.00%) Ruby
7 1 (2.00%) Korn
7 1 (2.00%) Java
7 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 15 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) CCSP
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 9 (18.00%) Sendmail
3 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (12.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (8.00%) Veritas File System
6 1 (2.00%) Samba
6 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.00%) Firmware
6 1 (2.00%) iptables
6 1 (2.00%) KVM
6 1 (2.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) NetBackup
1 9 (18.00%) MIMEsweeper
1 9 (18.00%) MAILsweeper
2 7 (14.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (6.00%) Nagios
4 2 (4.00%) Puppet
5 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.00%) Cobbler
5 1 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 25 (50.00%) Oracle
2 19 (38.00%) Red Hat
3 17 (34.00%) Sun
4 16 (32.00%) NetApp
5 11 (22.00%) VMware
5 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (20.00%) Cisco
6 10 (20.00%) Juniper
6 10 (20.00%) Blue Coat
7 9 (18.00%) Websense
7 9 (18.00%) McAfee
8 7 (14.00%) Symantec
8 7 (14.00%) Veritas
9 6 (12.00%) SAP
10 5 (10.00%) Informatica
11 4 (8.00%) Siebel
12 2 (4.00%) Cognos
12 2 (4.00%) HP
13 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint