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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 60 88 83
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -5
Contract jobs citing Solaris 20 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.87% 1.04% 0.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.64% 3.28% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 10
Median daily rate £378 £413 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.48% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £365 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £434 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £23.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+117.39% -42.50%
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
301 427 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 28.08% 31.87% 25.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 282 184
Median daily rate £355 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 30 48
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £38.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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
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 5 December 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
Epsom +6 10 - -
Leatherhead +18 1 £450 +5.88% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 - -
Tadworth - 1 - -
Woking - 1 £380 - 3
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 31 (77.50%) Linux
2 29 (72.50%) Unix
3 25 (62.50%) Oracle
3 25 (62.50%) Red Hat
4 23 (57.50%) SAN
5 21 (52.50%) NAS
6 20 (50.00%) Finance
7 18 (45.00%) Enterprise Storage
8 17 (42.50%) Sun
8 17 (42.50%) Veritas
9 16 (40.00%) NetApp
9 16 (40.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 15 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (37.50%) High Availability
11 13 (32.50%) Brocade
12 12 (30.00%) NetBackup
13 11 (27.50%) VMware
13 11 (27.50%) Symantec
13 11 (27.50%) Veritas File System
14 10 (25.00%) Service Delivery
14 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (22.50%) Disaster Recovery
16 8 (20.00%) FTP
16 8 (20.00%) SSH
16 8 (20.00%) Legal
16 8 (20.00%) Migration
16 8 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
16 8 (20.00%) Data ONTAP
17 7 (17.50%) NFS
17 7 (17.50%) Change Management

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 2 (5.00%) Apache
1 2 (5.00%) SAS
2 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Infor M3
1 1 (2.50%) OpenText Process Suite
1 1 (2.50%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.50%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (57.50%) SAN
2 21 (52.50%) NAS
3 8 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (20.00%) FTP
3 8 (20.00%) SSH
4 3 (7.50%) Firewall
4 3 (7.50%) iSCSI
4 3 (7.50%) LAN
4 3 (7.50%) LDAP
4 3 (7.50%) WAN
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.00%) DNS
5 2 (5.00%) SMTP
5 2 (5.00%) SSL
5 2 (5.00%) VPN
6 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.50%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.00%) Travis CI
3 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.50%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Legal
3 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Administrator
2 11 (27.50%) Storage Administrator
2 11 (27.50%) Systems Administrator
2 11 (27.50%) Unix Administrator
3 9 (22.50%) Solaris Administrator
4 7 (17.50%) Storage Systems Administrator
5 6 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 5 (12.50%) Team Leader
6 5 (12.50%) Unix Team Leader
7 4 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (7.50%) SAN Administrator
8 3 (7.50%) Solaris Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 3 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Developer
9 2 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) SAN Storage Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 18 (45.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.50%) Replication
4 1 (2.50%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.50%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 31 (77.50%) Linux
2 29 (72.50%) Unix
3 15 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (20.00%) Data ONTAP
5 4 (10.00%) Windows
6 3 (7.50%) HPUX
7 2 (5.00%) AIX
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (2.50%) Fedora
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) High Availability
2 10 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 9 (22.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (20.00%) Migration
5 7 (17.50%) Change Management
6 6 (15.00%) Change Control
6 6 (15.00%) Problem Management
7 5 (12.50%) Capacity Management
8 4 (10.00%) Regulatory Compliance
9 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
10 2 (5.00%) DevOps
10 2 (5.00%) Email Filtering
10 2 (5.00%) ETL
10 2 (5.00%) ETL Development
10 2 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (5.00%) Web Operations
11 1 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
11 1 (2.50%) Security Patching
11 1 (2.50%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) Perl
2 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
2 3 (7.50%) Python
2 3 (7.50%) SQL
3 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.00%) C
3 2 (5.00%) C++
3 2 (5.00%) Java
3 2 (5.00%) Korn
3 2 (5.00%) PHP
3 2 (5.00%) Ruby
3 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.50%) QA
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (40.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 11 (27.50%) Veritas File System
3 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (17.50%) NFS
5 3 (7.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.00%) Sendmail
6 2 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (5.00%) vSphere
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) NetBackup
2 6 (15.00%) Puppet
2 6 (15.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 5 (12.50%) Nagios
4 4 (10.00%) NetApp OnCommand
5 3 (7.50%) EMC Navisphere
5 3 (7.50%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (5.00%) Ansible
6 2 (5.00%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (5.00%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.50%) Data Guard
7 1 (2.50%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) Oracle
1 25 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 17 (42.50%) Sun
2 17 (42.50%) Veritas
3 16 (40.00%) NetApp
4 13 (32.50%) Brocade
5 11 (27.50%) Symantec
5 11 (27.50%) VMware
6 4 (10.00%) Nimble Storage
7 3 (7.50%) HP
7 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.00%) 3PAR
8 2 (5.00%) Blue Coat
8 2 (5.00%) Cisco
8 2 (5.00%) Cognos
8 2 (5.00%) EMC
8 2 (5.00%) Forcepoint
8 2 (5.00%) Informatica
8 2 (5.00%) Intel Security
8 2 (5.00%) Juniper