The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 66 72 69
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Solaris 24 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.01% 1.47% 1.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.59% 5.16% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 21
Median daily rate £413 £369 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.86% +6.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £311 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £435 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £416 £389
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +7.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.67 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-1.82% -36.22%
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
364 407 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 30.46% 28.54% 25.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 230 177
Median daily rate £395 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 31 32
Median hourly rate £41.00 £30.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% +76.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.66 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +4.12%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Camberley -10 6 £425 +6.25%
Epsom +6 3 - -
Redhill - 2 £390 -
Tadworth - 1 - -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 73 (90.12%) Linux
2 70 (86.42%) Unix
3 43 (53.09%) Veritas
3 43 (53.09%) Finance
3 43 (53.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 41 (50.62%) Red Hat
4 41 (50.62%) SAN
5 32 (39.51%) Oracle
6 25 (30.86%) NetBackup
6 25 (30.86%) Perl
6 25 (30.86%) EMC
7 24 (29.63%) Fibre Channel
8 23 (28.40%) Sun
8 23 (28.40%) NetApp
9 22 (27.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 21 (25.93%) Brocade
10 21 (25.93%) Migration
11 19 (23.46%) Shell Script
12 17 (20.99%) Disaster Recovery
12 17 (20.99%) Banking
12 17 (20.99%) NAS
13 15 (18.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 15 (18.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 15 (18.52%) AIX
14 14 (17.28%) MySQL
14 14 (17.28%) Clustering
14 14 (17.28%) Red Hat Satellite
15 13 (16.05%) Puppet
15 13 (16.05%) EMC VMAX
15 13 (16.05%) Oracle ZFS

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.94%) Apache
2 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.70%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.47%) JBoss
3 2 (2.47%) TPMS
3 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.23%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (50.62%) SAN
2 24 (29.63%) Fibre Channel
3 17 (20.99%) NAS
4 13 (16.05%) TCP/IP
5 7 (8.64%) LDAP
6 6 (7.41%) DHCP
7 5 (6.17%) DNS
7 5 (6.17%) Firewall
7 5 (6.17%) LAN
7 5 (6.17%) SSL
7 5 (6.17%) VPN
7 5 (6.17%) WAN
8 3 (3.70%) Network Security
9 2 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.47%) FTP
9 2 (2.47%) SMTP
9 2 (2.47%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) MySQL
2 6 (7.41%) OLTP
2 6 (7.41%) VLDB
3 5 (6.17%) RDBMS
3 5 (6.17%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.17%) Sybase IQ
4 2 (2.47%) MarkLogic
5 1 (1.23%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.47%) Ant
2 2 (2.47%) Burp Suite
2 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.47%) GitLab
2 2 (2.47%) Jasmine
2 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.47%) JUnit
2 2 (2.47%) Sinon.JS
2 2 (2.47%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (2.47%) Subversion
2 2 (2.47%) Travis CI
3 1 (1.23%) Vagrant
General
1 43 (53.09%) Finance
2 17 (20.99%) Banking
3 11 (13.58%) Investment Banking
4 9 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (48.15%) Administrator
2 28 (34.57%) Unix Administrator
3 22 (27.16%) Systems Administrator
4 13 (16.05%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 12 (14.81%) Team Leader
5 12 (14.81%) Unix Team Leader
6 9 (11.11%) Solaris Administrator
7 7 (8.64%) DBA
7 7 (8.64%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (8.64%) Storage Administrator
7 7 (8.64%) Storage Systems Administrator
7 7 (8.64%) Sybase DBA
8 6 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Consultant
9 5 (6.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 5 (6.17%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 5 (6.17%) Unix Consultant
10 4 (4.94%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 3 (3.70%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) J2EE
1 2 (2.47%) JDBC
1 2 (2.47%) LAMP
1 2 (2.47%) XML
2 1 (1.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Clustering
2 13 (16.05%) EMC VMAX
3 9 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (8.64%) Replication
5 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (7.41%) EMC VNX
6 4 (4.94%) HACMP
7 3 (3.70%) RSA SecurID
8 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 73 (90.12%) Linux
2 70 (86.42%) Unix
3 43 (53.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (18.52%) AIX
5 12 (14.81%) Data ONTAP
6 11 (13.58%) Windows
7 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.23%) Fedora
8 1 (1.23%) HPUX
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.93%) Migration
2 17 (20.99%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (13.58%) Performance Monitoring
4 10 (12.35%) Change Management
5 9 (11.11%) DevOps
5 9 (11.11%) High Availability
6 8 (9.88%) Project Management
7 7 (8.64%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (8.64%) Server Patching
8 5 (6.17%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.94%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.94%) CRM
9 4 (4.94%) ITIL
9 4 (4.94%) Virtual Environments
10 3 (3.70%) ITSM
10 3 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (3.70%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.70%) Service Management
11 2 (2.47%) Data Migration
11 2 (2.47%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.86%) Perl
2 19 (23.46%) Shell Script
3 9 (11.11%) Korn
4 8 (9.88%) Python
5 6 (7.41%) Bourne shell
6 4 (4.94%) Java
6 4 (4.94%) PHP
6 4 (4.94%) SQL
7 2 (2.47%) AWK
7 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.47%) C
7 2 (2.47%) C++
7 2 (2.47%) Ruby
7 2 (2.47%) sed
8 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.70%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) CCSP
2 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.47%) NCDA
2 2 (2.47%) NCIE
2 2 (2.47%) NCSA
2 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) SLA
2 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 22 (27.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 15 (18.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 12 (14.81%) GlusterFS
4 8 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (7.41%) NFS
5 6 (7.41%) Veritas File System
6 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
6 3 (3.70%) Firmware
6 3 (3.70%) Oracle Clusterware
6 3 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.47%) Docker
7 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.47%) Sendmail
7 2 (2.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (30.86%) NetBackup
2 15 (18.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 14 (17.28%) Red Hat Satellite
4 13 (16.05%) Oracle ZFS
4 13 (16.05%) Puppet
5 11 (13.58%) Legato
6 6 (7.41%) NetApp OnCommand
7 5 (6.17%) Foglight
8 4 (4.94%) Ansible
8 4 (4.94%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (4.94%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (4.94%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (3.70%) yum
10 2 (2.47%) MAILsweeper
10 2 (2.47%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 43 (53.09%) Veritas
2 41 (50.62%) Red Hat
3 32 (39.51%) Oracle
4 25 (30.86%) EMC
5 23 (28.40%) NetApp
5 23 (28.40%) Sun
6 21 (25.93%) Brocade
7 12 (14.81%) StorageTek
8 9 (11.11%) IBM
9 8 (9.88%) VMware
10 7 (8.64%) HP
10 7 (8.64%) Microsoft
10 7 (8.64%) Sybase
10 7 (8.64%) Symantec
11 6 (7.41%) Cisco
11 6 (7.41%) Dell
12 5 (6.17%) Blue Coat
12 5 (6.17%) Juniper
13 3 (3.70%) Palo Alto
13 3 (3.70%) Rackspace