The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 69 46 65
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +19
Contract jobs citing Solaris 22 39 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.60% 3.02% 1.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.04% 10.57% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 15
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£375 £406 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £375 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £425 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £23.08 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+116.68% -29.00%
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
364 369 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 26.42% 28.56% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 229 124
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £180 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 36 57
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% -20.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £36.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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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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 -3 3 £375 -11.76% 1
Chertsey - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Staines - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - -
Woking - - - - 1
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 34 (80.95%) UNIX
2 28 (66.67%) Oracle
3 18 (42.86%) Linux
4 16 (38.10%) Windows
5 13 (30.95%) WebLogic
6 12 (28.57%) SOA
6 12 (28.57%) GlassFish
6 12 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (26.19%) Oracle Database
7 11 (26.19%) SQL
8 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
8 10 (23.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (21.43%) PL/SQL
9 9 (21.43%) Java
10 8 (19.05%) Perl
10 8 (19.05%) AIX
10 8 (19.05%) Finance
10 8 (19.05%) Shell Script
10 8 (19.05%) SAN
11 7 (16.67%) Middleware
11 7 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
11 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 7 (16.67%) Veritas
11 7 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 6 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (14.29%) Red Hat
12 6 (14.29%) EMC
12 6 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 13 (30.95%) WebLogic
2 12 (28.57%) GlassFish
2 12 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 3 (7.14%) Documentum
5 2 (4.76%) Apache
6 1 (2.38%) CMS
6 1 (2.38%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) SAN
2 6 (14.29%) Firewall
3 5 (11.90%) FTP
4 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.14%) NAS
5 2 (4.76%) LDAP
5 2 (4.76%) DNS
5 2 (4.76%) SMTP
5 2 (4.76%) DHCP
5 2 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (2.38%) IPv4
6 1 (2.38%) Internet
6 1 (2.38%) Broadband
6 1 (2.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) Oracle Database
2 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.81%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
4 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (9.52%) MySQL
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
7 2 (4.76%) DB2
7 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 6 (14.29%) Toad
2 3 (7.14%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) UNIX Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Administrator
3 7 (16.67%) DBA
4 6 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
5 5 (11.90%) Middleware Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Support Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Applications Support
7 3 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Security Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) UNIX Support
8 2 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.38%) Programmer
9 1 (2.38%) Technical Support
9 1 (2.38%) Network Support Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) Middleware
2 4 (9.52%) YAML
2 4 (9.52%) Web Services
3 3 (7.14%) SOAP
4 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (4.76%) Classic ASP
4 2 (4.76%) XML
4 2 (4.76%) XSLT
4 2 (4.76%) .NET
4 2 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Clustering
2 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.76%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 34 (80.95%) UNIX
2 18 (42.86%) Linux
3 16 (38.10%) Windows
4 8 (19.05%) AIX
5 7 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (14.29%) Windows 2000
7 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.38%) HPUX
9 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) SOA
2 6 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (11.90%) Capacity Management
4 3 (7.14%) Workflow
4 3 (7.14%) Release Management
4 3 (7.14%) DevOps
5 2 (4.76%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 2 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) Change Control
5 2 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (4.76%) ITSM
5 2 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.38%) Service Management
6 1 (2.38%) Change Management
6 1 (2.38%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) SQL
2 9 (21.43%) PL/SQL
2 9 (21.43%) Java
3 8 (19.05%) Perl
3 8 (19.05%) Shell Script
4 6 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 5 (11.90%) PHP
6 4 (9.52%) Ruby
7 3 (7.14%) Korn
7 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.76%) Python
8 2 (4.76%) VB
8 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.76%) C
8 2 (4.76%) C++
8 2 (4.76%) VB6
9 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.38%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (4.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (4.76%) NFS
3 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.38%) Samba
4 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.38%) Veritas File System
4 1 (2.38%) XenApp
4 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.38%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (11.90%) Puppet
3 4 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (7.14%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.76%) nmon
5 2 (4.76%) Legato
6 1 (2.38%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (2.38%) Foglight
6 1 (2.38%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 28 (66.67%) Oracle
2 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) Veritas
3 6 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 6 (14.29%) EMC
3 6 (14.29%) VMware
4 5 (11.90%) Sun
5 4 (9.52%) IBM
6 3 (7.14%) Informatica
6 3 (7.14%) Juniper
6 3 (7.14%) SAP
6 3 (7.14%) Cognos
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco
7 2 (4.76%) JBoss
7 2 (4.76%) Symantec
8 1 (2.38%) McAfee
8 1 (2.38%) Radware
8 1 (2.38%) Wyse
8 1 (2.38%) HP
8 1 (2.38%) Citrix