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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 65 72 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -24
Contract jobs citing Solaris 24 15 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.78% 1.18% 3.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.56% 4.75% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 28
Average daily rate
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£375 £330 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -24.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £320 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.73% -4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.46%
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
366 316 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 27.21% 24.86% 28.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 164 191
Average daily rate £350 £320 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £160 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 31 65
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.59 £22.65 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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
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 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 9 £400 -5.88%
Epsom +3 7 - -
Farnham - 1 £375 -
Leatherhead - 1 £338 -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 35 (72.92%) Linux
2 31 (64.58%) UNIX
3 22 (45.83%) Perl
3 22 (45.83%) Oracle
4 21 (43.75%) Windows
4 21 (43.75%) SAN
4 21 (43.75%) Shell Script
5 20 (41.67%) NAS
6 18 (37.50%) Sun
7 17 (35.42%) NetApp
7 17 (35.42%) Red Hat
8 15 (31.25%) SQL
9 14 (29.17%) Finance
9 14 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 11 (22.92%) Oracle Database
11 11 (22.92%) Firewall
11 11 (22.92%) LAN
11 11 (22.92%) WAN
12 10 (20.83%) Client/Server
12 10 (20.83%) VPN
12 10 (20.83%) SSL
12 10 (20.83%) Cisco
12 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
12 10 (20.83%) NetBackup
12 10 (20.83%) Blue Coat
12 10 (20.83%) Juniper
12 10 (20.83%) Capacity Management
12 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 21 (43.75%) SAN
2 20 (41.67%) NAS
3 11 (22.92%) Firewall
3 11 (22.92%) WAN
3 11 (22.92%) LAN
4 10 (20.83%) VPN
4 10 (20.83%) SSL
5 9 (18.75%) LDAP
6 8 (16.67%) SSH
6 8 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (14.58%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (14.58%) DNS
7 7 (14.58%) SMTP
7 7 (14.58%) FTP
8 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
9 3 (6.25%) Network Security
10 2 (4.17%) Intranet
10 2 (4.17%) Kerberos
11 1 (2.08%) VoIP
11 1 (2.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) Oracle Database
2 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 4 (8.33%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (6.25%) MySQL
6 1 (2.08%) DB2
6 1 (2.08%) Informix
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) Analyst
2 8 (16.67%) Administrator
2 8 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) NAS Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) NetApp Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) DBA
4 5 (10.42%) Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) UNIX Administrator
4 5 (10.42%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (10.42%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Systems Integrator
6 3 (6.25%) Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) HTML
1 1 (2.08%) CSS
1 1 (2.08%) JSP
1 1 (2.08%) LAMP
1 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
1 1 (2.08%) Java EE
1 1 (2.08%) Symfony
1 1 (2.08%) Yii
1 1 (2.08%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Client/Server
2 9 (18.75%) Enterprise Storage
2 9 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.25%) SecurID
4 1 (2.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 35 (72.92%) Linux
2 31 (64.58%) UNIX
3 21 (43.75%) Windows
4 14 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (16.67%) HPUX
5 8 (16.67%) Data ONTAP
6 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.17%) AIX
9 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Capacity Management
2 8 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (6.25%) Change Management
3 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.25%) ITIL
3 3 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.17%) Project Management
4 2 (4.17%) Service Management
4 2 (4.17%) ITSM
4 2 (4.17%) Patch Management
4 2 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.08%) Server Building
5 1 (2.08%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.08%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.08%) MVC
5 1 (2.08%) Workflow
5 1 (2.08%) Migration
5 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.08%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.08%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (45.83%) Perl
2 21 (43.75%) Shell Script
3 15 (31.25%) SQL
4 7 (14.58%) Python
4 7 (14.58%) C
4 7 (14.58%) C++
5 4 (8.33%) PHP
6 2 (4.17%) Ruby
6 2 (4.17%) Korn
7 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.08%) Java
7 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) CCSP
2 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 7 (14.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (14.58%) Sendmail
3 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.33%) Veritas File System
5 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.08%) Firmware
6 1 (2.08%) Samba
6 1 (2.08%) vSphere
6 1 (2.08%) KVM
6 1 (2.08%) iptables
6 1 (2.08%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 1 (2.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) NetBackup
2 9 (18.75%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (16.67%) SnapMirror
3 8 (16.67%) SnapVault
4 7 (14.58%) MIMEsweeper
4 7 (14.58%) MAILsweeper
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (4.17%) Nagios
7 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (2.08%) Cacti
7 1 (2.08%) Puppet
7 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 22 (45.83%) Oracle
2 18 (37.50%) Sun
3 17 (35.42%) NetApp
3 17 (35.42%) Red Hat
4 10 (20.83%) Juniper
4 10 (20.83%) Cisco
4 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 10 (20.83%) Blue Coat
5 9 (18.75%) Symantec
6 8 (16.67%) Veritas
6 8 (16.67%) VMware
7 7 (14.58%) McAfee
7 7 (14.58%) Websense
8 5 (10.42%) Informatica
8 5 (10.42%) SAP
9 4 (8.33%) Cognos
10 3 (6.25%) CheckPoint
11 2 (4.17%) Siebel
11 2 (4.17%) HP
12 1 (2.08%) Zend