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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 43 70 64
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -6
Contract jobs citing Solaris 64 24 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 4.84% 1.75% 2.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.83% 7.27% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 15 25
Average daily rate £438 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £325 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £515 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £51.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.60 £30.60
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +32.67%
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
499 330 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 37.72% 24.11% 29.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 163 226
Average daily rate £414 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £250 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 40 51
Average hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.38% -10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.83 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £46.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 19 £425 +8.62%
Redhill - 11 £365 -
Epsom - 6 - -
Guildford - 4 £450 -
Woking -2 3 £425 -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 76 (92.68%) Unix
2 65 (79.27%) Linux
3 60 (73.17%) Veritas
4 49 (59.76%) SAN
4 49 (59.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 41 (50.00%) Finance
6 40 (48.78%) Red Hat
7 39 (47.56%) EMC
8 32 (39.02%) Sun
9 31 (37.80%) Oracle
9 31 (37.80%) NetBackup
9 31 (37.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 30 (36.59%) Brocade
11 29 (35.37%) Fibre Channel
12 25 (30.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 25 (30.49%) Disaster Recovery
12 25 (30.49%) Migration
13 23 (28.05%) Banking
13 23 (28.05%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 23 (28.05%) EMC VMAX
14 22 (26.83%) Perl
15 21 (25.61%) Oracle ZFS
16 20 (24.39%) NAS
16 20 (24.39%) NetApp
17 19 (23.17%) StorageTek
17 19 (23.17%) AIX
17 19 (23.17%) MySQL
17 19 (23.17%) High Availability
18 18 (21.95%) Red Hat Satellite
19 17 (20.73%) GlusterFS

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 7 (8.54%) TPMS
2 2 (2.44%) Apache
2 2 (2.44%) JBoss
2 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.44%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.44%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 49 (59.76%) SAN
2 29 (35.37%) Fibre Channel
3 20 (24.39%) NAS
4 16 (19.51%) TCP/IP
5 8 (9.76%) LDAP
6 7 (8.54%) Firewall
7 5 (6.10%) DHCP
8 4 (4.88%) DNS
9 3 (3.66%) LAN
9 3 (3.66%) Network Security
9 3 (3.66%) SSH
9 3 (3.66%) SSL
9 3 (3.66%) VPN
9 3 (3.66%) WAN
10 1 (1.22%) Junos
10 1 (1.22%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.17%) MySQL
2 16 (19.51%) OLTP
2 16 (19.51%) VLDB
3 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.10%) RDBMS
4 5 (6.10%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.10%) Sybase IQ
5 2 (2.44%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Ant
1 2 (2.44%) Burp Suite
1 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.44%) GitLab
1 2 (2.44%) Jasmine
1 2 (2.44%) JUnit
1 2 (2.44%) Sinon.JS
1 2 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (2.44%) Subversion
1 2 (2.44%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (50.00%) Finance
2 23 (28.05%) Banking
3 10 (12.20%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (63.41%) Administrator
2 41 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
3 30 (36.59%) Systems Administrator
4 21 (25.61%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 13 (15.85%) Storage Administrator
5 13 (15.85%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 8 (9.76%) Solaris Administrator
7 7 (8.54%) DBA
7 7 (8.54%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (8.54%) Senior Unix Administrator
7 7 (8.54%) Sybase DBA
7 7 (8.54%) Unix Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 6 (7.32%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
8 6 (7.32%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 5 (6.10%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 4 (4.88%) Consultant
10 4 (4.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.88%) Unix Consultant
10 4 (4.88%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.44%) J2EE
1 2 (2.44%) JDBC
1 2 (2.44%) LAMP
1 2 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.05%) EMC VMAX
2 14 (17.07%) Clustering
3 10 (12.20%) Computer Science
4 8 (9.76%) EMC VNX
4 8 (9.76%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (8.54%) Replication
6 5 (6.10%) HACMP
7 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.66%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.66%) RSA SecurID
8 2 (2.44%) Contactless
8 2 (2.44%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 76 (92.68%) Unix
2 65 (79.27%) Linux
3 49 (59.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (23.17%) AIX
5 11 (13.41%) Windows
6 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.22%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (1.22%) HPUX
7 1 (1.22%) SUSE
7 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.49%) Disaster Recovery
1 25 (30.49%) Migration
2 19 (23.17%) High Availability
3 14 (17.07%) Change Management
4 11 (13.41%) Performance Monitoring
5 10 (12.20%) Problem Management
6 8 (9.76%) DevOps
7 7 (8.54%) Data Migration
7 7 (8.54%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (8.54%) Project Management
8 5 (6.10%) Configuration Management
8 5 (6.10%) CRM
8 5 (6.10%) Server Patching
9 4 (4.88%) ITIL
9 4 (4.88%) Logistics
9 4 (4.88%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (3.66%) Contingency Planning
10 3 (3.66%) ITSM
10 3 (3.66%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.66%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.83%) Perl
2 16 (19.51%) Shell Script
3 10 (12.20%) Korn
4 6 (7.32%) Bourne shell
4 6 (7.32%) Python
5 4 (4.88%) SQL
6 3 (3.66%) AWK
7 2 (2.44%) C
7 2 (2.44%) Java
7 2 (2.44%) PHP
7 2 (2.44%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (4.88%) NCDA
1 4 (4.88%) NCIE
1 4 (4.88%) NCSA
2 3 (3.66%) CCSP
2 3 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.66%) Degree
3 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 31 (37.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 25 (30.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 17 (20.73%) GlusterFS
4 8 (9.76%) Firmware
5 6 (7.32%) Veritas File System
6 4 (4.88%) NFS
6 4 (4.88%) Oracle Clusterware
7 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
7 3 (3.66%) RHEV
8 2 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (37.80%) NetBackup
2 23 (28.05%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 21 (25.61%) Oracle ZFS
4 18 (21.95%) Red Hat Satellite
5 10 (12.20%) Legato
5 10 (12.20%) yum
6 8 (9.76%) Puppet
7 5 (6.10%) Foglight
8 4 (4.88%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (2.44%) Ansible
9 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 60 (73.17%) Veritas
2 40 (48.78%) Red Hat
3 39 (47.56%) EMC
4 32 (39.02%) Sun
5 31 (37.80%) Oracle
6 30 (36.59%) Brocade
7 20 (24.39%) NetApp
8 19 (23.17%) StorageTek
9 8 (9.76%) Emulex
9 8 (9.76%) IBM
9 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
10 7 (8.54%) Sybase
10 7 (8.54%) Symantec
11 5 (6.10%) Dell
11 5 (6.10%) HP
12 4 (4.88%) Cisco
12 4 (4.88%) Juniper
13 3 (3.66%) Blue Coat
13 3 (3.66%) CheckPoint
13 3 (3.66%) Palo Alto