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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 70 42 71
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +29
Contract jobs citing Solaris 15 48 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.21% 3.81% 1.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.75% 13.87% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 36 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £438 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £369 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £500 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £383 £388
% change year-on-year
-8.49% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £20.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+29.26% -36.92%
Operating Systems Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
316 346 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.57% 27.44% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 177 133
Average daily rate £325 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 70 74
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
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 11 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 11 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 +4.11%
Woking - 1 - -
Chertsey - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 11 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 29 (64.44%) UNIX
2 28 (62.22%) Oracle
3 24 (53.33%) Linux
4 21 (46.67%) Windows
5 17 (37.78%) Oracle Database
6 16 (35.56%) SQL
6 16 (35.56%) Shell Script
7 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
7 13 (28.89%) Perl
7 13 (28.89%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (26.67%) Java
8 12 (26.67%) Sun
8 12 (26.67%) Finance
9 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
9 10 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (20.00%) AIX
10 9 (20.00%) PL/SQL
11 8 (17.78%) Oracle9i Database
11 8 (17.78%) FTP
11 8 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
12 7 (15.56%) DNS
12 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
12 7 (15.56%) Firewall
13 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
13 6 (13.33%) Toad
13 6 (13.33%) Veritas
13 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
13 6 (13.33%) SAN
13 6 (13.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.67%) Apache
2 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.67%) Documentum
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) FTP
2 7 (15.56%) DNS
2 7 (15.56%) Firewall
3 6 (13.33%) SAN
4 5 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.67%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (4.44%) SMTP
8 1 (2.22%) DHCP
8 1 (2.22%) Broadband
8 1 (2.22%) VoIP
8 1 (2.22%) IPv4
8 1 (2.22%) NAS
8 1 (2.22%) Cisco ICM
8 1 (2.22%) Internet
8 1 (2.22%) NetScreen
8 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) Oracle Database
2 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 13 (28.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (17.78%) Oracle9i Database
4 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (8.89%) DB2
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.44%) MySQL
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Toad
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (6.67%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Billing
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) DBA
2 12 (26.67%) Administrator
2 12 (26.67%) Oracle DBA
3 7 (15.56%) Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) WebSphere Administrator
5 4 (8.89%) Applications Support
5 4 (8.89%) Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Sybase DBA
7 2 (4.44%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Support Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
1 5 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (8.89%) Web Services
3 3 (6.67%) SOAP
4 2 (4.44%) Middleware
4 2 (4.44%) XML
4 2 (4.44%) XSLT
4 2 (4.44%) .NET
4 2 (4.44%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Clustering
2 2 (4.44%) HACMP
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Replication
3 1 (2.22%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 29 (64.44%) UNIX
2 24 (53.33%) Linux
3 21 (46.67%) Windows
4 9 (20.00%) AIX
5 8 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (13.33%) Windows 2000
7 3 (6.67%) Windows XP
7 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 5 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 4 (8.89%) Change Control
4 4 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.67%) Workflow
5 3 (6.67%) Release Management
6 2 (4.44%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (4.44%) Migration
6 2 (4.44%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.22%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.22%) ITIL
7 1 (2.22%) Project Management
7 1 (2.22%) Service Management
7 1 (2.22%) Change Management
7 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.22%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.22%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) SQL
1 16 (35.56%) Shell Script
2 13 (28.89%) Perl
3 12 (26.67%) Java
4 9 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 5 (11.11%) VB
6 5 (11.11%) C
6 5 (11.11%) C++
7 4 (8.89%) PHP
8 3 (6.67%) Python
8 3 (6.67%) Korn
8 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.44%) VB6
9 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (11.11%) Sendmail
2 4 (8.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (8.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.22%) XenApp
4 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (11.11%) Puppet
3 4 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (8.89%) nmon
4 3 (6.67%) Legato
4 3 (6.67%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (6.67%) Foglight
5 2 (4.44%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.44%) Data Guard
6 1 (2.22%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 28 (62.22%) Oracle
2 12 (26.67%) Sun
3 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
4 6 (13.33%) Veritas
4 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 5 (11.11%) NetApp
5 5 (11.11%) Cisco
5 5 (11.11%) IBM
6 4 (8.89%) Juniper
7 3 (6.67%) Informatica
7 3 (6.67%) EMC
7 3 (6.67%) SAP
7 3 (6.67%) Cognos
7 3 (6.67%) McAfee
7 3 (6.67%) VMware
8 2 (4.44%) Sybase
8 2 (4.44%) Citrix
8 2 (4.44%) Symantec
9 1 (2.22%) Avaya
9 1 (2.22%) Blue Coat