The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Surrey region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 74 50 66
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +16
Contract jobs citing Solaris 15 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.19% 3.00% 1.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.72% 10.57% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 10
Average daily rate
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£340 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £343 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-18.46% -7.14%
Operating Systems Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
318 350 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.14% 28.39% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 186 142
Average daily rate £325 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 66 75
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Solaris
South East

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 25 July 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 25 July 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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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 2 £443 +2.60% 1
Woking - 1 - - 2
Chertsey - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 32 (69.57%) UNIX
2 30 (65.22%) Oracle
3 24 (52.17%) Linux
4 19 (41.30%) Windows
5 17 (36.96%) Oracle Database
6 14 (30.43%) SQL
6 14 (30.43%) Shell Script
7 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
7 13 (28.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (26.09%) Finance
9 11 (23.91%) Perl
10 10 (21.74%) Java
10 10 (21.74%) Sun
10 10 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (19.57%) AIX
11 9 (19.57%) PL/SQL
12 8 (17.39%) Oracle9i Database
12 8 (17.39%) FTP
12 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
12 8 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
14 6 (13.04%) Veritas
14 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
14 6 (13.04%) SAN
14 6 (13.04%) Toad
14 6 (13.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 6 (13.04%) Windows 2000
14 6 (13.04%) T-SQL
14 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
14 6 (13.04%) WebSphere

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (13.04%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.70%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.52%) Documentum
3 3 (6.52%) GlassFish
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.17%) CMS
4 1 (2.17%) IIS
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) FTP
2 6 (13.04%) SAN
3 5 (10.87%) Firewall
3 5 (10.87%) DNS
4 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.52%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (4.35%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (4.35%) SMTP
7 1 (2.17%) DHCP
7 1 (2.17%) Broadband
7 1 (2.17%) VoIP
7 1 (2.17%) IPv4
7 1 (2.17%) NAS
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco ICM
7 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.96%) Oracle Database
2 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 13 (28.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (17.39%) Oracle9i Database
4 5 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (8.70%) DB2
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.35%) MySQL
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Toad
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (6.52%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Billing
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) DBA
2 12 (26.09%) Administrator
2 12 (26.09%) Oracle DBA
3 7 (15.22%) Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Applications Support
5 4 (8.70%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) WebSphere Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Support Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) WebSphere MQ
1 5 (10.87%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (8.70%) Web Services
3 3 (6.52%) SOAP
3 3 (6.52%) Middleware
4 2 (4.35%) XML
4 2 (4.35%) XSLT
4 2 (4.35%) .NET
4 2 (4.35%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Clustering
2 2 (4.35%) HACMP
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
3 1 (2.17%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 32 (69.57%) UNIX
2 24 (52.17%) Linux
3 19 (41.30%) Windows
4 9 (19.57%) AIX
5 8 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (13.04%) Windows 2000
7 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (10.87%) Capacity Management
2 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
3 4 (8.70%) Change Control
3 4 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.52%) Release Management
4 3 (6.52%) Workflow
4 3 (6.52%) SOA
5 2 (4.35%) Migration
5 2 (4.35%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.17%) Wealth Management
6 1 (2.17%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.17%) ITIL
6 1 (2.17%) Service Management
6 1 (2.17%) Change Management
6 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.17%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) SQL
1 14 (30.43%) Shell Script
2 11 (23.91%) Perl
3 10 (21.74%) Java
4 9 (19.57%) PL/SQL
5 6 (13.04%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.52%) VB
6 3 (6.52%) C
6 3 (6.52%) C++
6 3 (6.52%) Korn
6 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.35%) PHP
7 2 (4.35%) VB6
7 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (8.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (8.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (6.52%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.17%) XenApp
4 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (10.87%) Puppet
3 4 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (8.70%) nmon
4 3 (6.52%) Legato
4 3 (6.52%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (6.52%) Foglight
5 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.35%) Data Guard
6 1 (2.17%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 30 (65.22%) Oracle
2 10 (21.74%) Sun
3 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
4 6 (13.04%) Veritas
4 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
5 5 (10.87%) IBM
6 3 (6.52%) Informatica
6 3 (6.52%) NetApp
6 3 (6.52%) EMC
6 3 (6.52%) SAP
6 3 (6.52%) Cognos
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco
6 3 (6.52%) VMware
7 2 (4.35%) Juniper
7 2 (4.35%) Sybase
7 2 (4.35%) Citrix
7 2 (4.35%) Symantec
8 1 (2.17%) McAfee
8 1 (2.17%) Radware
8 1 (2.17%) Wyse