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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 64 69 44
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -25
Contract jobs citing Solaris 26 19 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.08% 1.51% 3.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.47% 5.69% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 35
Average daily rate
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£375 £330 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -24.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £325 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £345 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.85% -7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.66%
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
348 334 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 27.82% 26.61% 26.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 167 165
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 35 70
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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
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 7 July 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
(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 +1 11 £400 -9.60%
Epsom -3 7 - -
Farnham - 1 £375 -
Leatherhead - 1 £338 -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 41 (71.93%) Linux
2 35 (61.40%) UNIX
3 25 (43.86%) Oracle
4 24 (42.11%) Perl
4 24 (42.11%) Shell Script
5 23 (40.35%) Windows
6 22 (38.60%) SAN
7 20 (35.09%) NAS
8 19 (33.33%) NetApp
8 19 (33.33%) Red Hat
9 18 (31.58%) Sun
10 16 (28.07%) SQL
10 16 (28.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (28.07%) SC Cleared
10 16 (28.07%) Security Cleared
11 15 (26.32%) Finance
12 13 (22.81%) Firewall
12 13 (22.81%) WAN
12 13 (22.81%) LAN
13 12 (21.05%) VPN
13 12 (21.05%) SSL
13 12 (21.05%) Cisco
13 12 (21.05%) Juniper
13 12 (21.05%) Blue Coat
13 12 (21.05%) Oracle Database
14 11 (19.30%) VMware
14 11 (19.30%) NetBackup
14 11 (19.30%) LDAP
15 10 (17.54%) Client/Server
15 10 (17.54%) Microsoft

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (3.51%) Apache
2 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Office
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 22 (38.60%) SAN
2 20 (35.09%) NAS
3 13 (22.81%) Firewall
3 13 (22.81%) WAN
3 13 (22.81%) LAN
4 12 (21.05%) VPN
4 12 (21.05%) SSL
5 11 (19.30%) LDAP
6 9 (15.79%) SMTP
6 9 (15.79%) DNS
6 9 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (14.04%) Fibre Channel
7 8 (14.04%) SSH
8 7 (12.28%) FTP
9 6 (10.53%) TCP/IP
10 3 (5.26%) Network Security
11 2 (3.51%) Intranet
11 2 (3.51%) Kerberos
12 1 (1.75%) VoIP
12 1 (1.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) Oracle Database
2 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.02%) RDBMS
4 4 (7.02%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (5.26%) MySQL
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.75%) DB2
7 1 (1.75%) Informix
General
1 15 (26.32%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (19.30%) Administrator
2 9 (15.79%) Developer
2 9 (15.79%) Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) Storage Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) NAS Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) NetApp Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (12.28%) UNIX Administrator
4 7 (12.28%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (12.28%) DBA
5 6 (10.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.77%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.77%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Security Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (7.02%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Systems Integrator
8 3 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Siebel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) HTML
1 1 (1.75%) CSS
1 1 (1.75%) JSP
1 1 (1.75%) LAMP
1 1 (1.75%) Hibernate
1 1 (1.75%) Java EE
1 1 (1.75%) Symfony
1 1 (1.75%) Yii
1 1 (1.75%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Client/Server
1 10 (17.54%) Data Centre
2 9 (15.79%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (5.26%) SecurID
4 1 (1.75%) Statistics
4 1 (1.75%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 41 (71.93%) Linux
2 35 (61.40%) UNIX
3 23 (40.35%) Windows
4 16 (28.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (14.04%) HPUX
5 8 (14.04%) Data ONTAP
6 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.26%) AIX
8 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.54%) Capacity Management
1 10 (17.54%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (5.26%) ITIL
2 3 (5.26%) CRM
2 3 (5.26%) Change Management
2 3 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 2 (3.51%) Project Management
3 2 (3.51%) Service Management
3 2 (3.51%) Migration
3 2 (3.51%) ITSM
3 2 (3.51%) Patch Management
3 2 (3.51%) Performance Management
3 2 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (1.75%) High Availability
4 1 (1.75%) Server Building
4 1 (1.75%) SDLC
4 1 (1.75%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (1.75%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (1.75%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.11%) Perl
1 24 (42.11%) Shell Script
2 16 (28.07%) SQL
3 9 (15.79%) Python
3 9 (15.79%) C
3 9 (15.79%) C++
4 4 (7.02%) PHP
5 2 (3.51%) Ruby
5 2 (3.51%) Korn
6 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.75%) Java
6 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (28.07%) SC Cleared
1 16 (28.07%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.26%) CCSP
2 3 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.51%) Degree
4 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 9 (15.79%) Sendmail
3 8 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (12.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (7.02%) Veritas File System
6 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.75%) Firmware
7 1 (1.75%) Samba
7 1 (1.75%) vSphere
7 1 (1.75%) KVM
7 1 (1.75%) iptables
7 1 (1.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 11 (19.30%) NetBackup
2 9 (15.79%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (15.79%) MIMEsweeper
2 9 (15.79%) MAILsweeper
3 8 (14.04%) SnapMirror
3 8 (14.04%) SnapVault
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (5.26%) Nagios
5 2 (3.51%) Puppet
6 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.75%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.75%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.75%) Cacti
6 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (43.86%) Oracle
2 19 (33.33%) NetApp
2 19 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 18 (31.58%) Sun
4 12 (21.05%) Cisco
4 12 (21.05%) Juniper
4 12 (21.05%) Blue Coat
5 11 (19.30%) VMware
6 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
7 9 (15.79%) Symantec
7 9 (15.79%) McAfee
7 9 (15.79%) Websense
8 8 (14.04%) Veritas
9 5 (8.77%) Informatica
9 5 (8.77%) SAP
10 4 (7.02%) Cognos
10 4 (7.02%) Siebel
11 3 (5.26%) CheckPoint
12 2 (3.51%) HP
13 1 (1.75%) Zend