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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 76 73 69
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Solaris 10 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.88% 1.55% 1.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.30% 5.54% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 24
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £358 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £438 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.84 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-2.26% -26.33%
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
303 397 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 26.60% 27.92% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 238 183
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 26 48
Median hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% +105.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.48 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.00 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -4 4 £425 -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 42 (84.00%) Linux
2 40 (80.00%) Unix
3 25 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 25 (50.00%) Finance
4 23 (46.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (44.00%) SAN
6 21 (42.00%) Oracle
7 19 (38.00%) Veritas
8 17 (34.00%) NetApp
9 14 (28.00%) Fibre Channel
10 13 (26.00%) Sun
10 13 (26.00%) NetBackup
11 12 (24.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 12 (24.00%) Data ONTAP
12 11 (22.00%) Brocade
12 11 (22.00%) Migration
13 10 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (20.00%) EMC
13 10 (20.00%) NAS
14 9 (18.00%) AIX
14 9 (18.00%) Legal
15 8 (16.00%) VMware
15 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (16.00%) Perl
15 8 (16.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 8 (16.00%) Red Hat Satellite
16 7 (14.00%) Puppet
16 7 (14.00%) Oracle ZFS
17 6 (12.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
17 6 (12.00%) 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 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.00%) TPMS
2 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.00%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (44.00%) SAN
2 14 (28.00%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (20.00%) NAS
4 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.00%) Firewall
5 4 (8.00%) LAN
5 4 (8.00%) LDAP
5 4 (8.00%) SSL
5 4 (8.00%) VPN
5 4 (8.00%) WAN
6 3 (6.00%) DHCP
7 2 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (4.00%) DNS
7 2 (4.00%) FTP
7 2 (4.00%) Network Security
7 2 (4.00%) SMTP
7 2 (4.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) GIS
2 1 (2.00%) OLTP
2 1 (2.00%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.00%) Travis CI
2 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.00%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (18.00%) Legal
3 5 (10.00%) Banking
3 5 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Administrator
2 13 (26.00%) Unix Administrator
3 12 (24.00%) Team Leader
3 12 (24.00%) Unix Team Leader
4 10 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (14.00%) Solaris Administrator
6 6 (12.00%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (12.00%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 4 (8.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (6.00%) Consultant
9 3 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Solaris Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 3 (6.00%) Storage Administrator
9 3 (6.00%) Storage Systems Administrator
9 3 (6.00%) Unix Consultant
9 3 (6.00%) Unix Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) EMC VMAX
1 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) Clustering
4 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.00%) EMC VNX
4 2 (4.00%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 42 (84.00%) Linux
2 40 (80.00%) Unix
3 23 (46.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (24.00%) Data ONTAP
5 9 (18.00%) AIX
6 6 (12.00%) Windows
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.00%) Fedora
8 1 (2.00%) HPUX
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Migration
2 10 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (12.00%) Change Management
3 6 (12.00%) Project Management
4 5 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (8.00%) High Availability
5 4 (8.00%) Server Patching
6 3 (6.00%) CRM
6 3 (6.00%) DevOps
6 3 (6.00%) ITIL
6 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.00%) Email Filtering
7 2 (4.00%) ITSM
7 2 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.00%) Service Management
7 2 (4.00%) Web Operations
8 1 (2.00%) Contingency Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) Perl
2 5 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (8.00%) Python
4 3 (6.00%) Bourne shell
5 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.00%) C
5 2 (4.00%) C++
5 2 (4.00%) Java
5 2 (4.00%) PHP
5 2 (4.00%) Ruby
6 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
1 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) CCSP
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (24.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 8 (16.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.00%) GlusterFS
4 3 (6.00%) NFS
4 3 (6.00%) Veritas File System
5 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.00%) Sendmail
5 2 (4.00%) vSphere
6 1 (2.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (26.00%) NetBackup
2 8 (16.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 7 (14.00%) Oracle ZFS
3 7 (14.00%) Puppet
4 6 (12.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (6.00%) Legato
5 3 (6.00%) NetApp OnCommand
6 2 (4.00%) Ansible
6 2 (4.00%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (4.00%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (4.00%) yum
Vendors
1 25 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 21 (42.00%) Oracle
3 19 (38.00%) Veritas
4 17 (34.00%) NetApp
5 13 (26.00%) Sun
6 11 (22.00%) Brocade
7 10 (20.00%) EMC
8 8 (16.00%) VMware
9 6 (12.00%) StorageTek
10 5 (10.00%) Cisco
11 4 (8.00%) Blue Coat
11 4 (8.00%) HP
11 4 (8.00%) IBM
11 4 (8.00%) Juniper
11 4 (8.00%) Symantec
12 3 (6.00%) Dell
12 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
13 2 (4.00%) CheckPoint
13 2 (4.00%) Forcepoint
13 2 (4.00%) Intel Security