The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 65 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 14 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.87% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate £365 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.60 £30.60
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +32.67%
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 West Sussex region.

Operating Systems Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
209 167 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 27.90% 28.74% 29.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 111 63
Average daily rate £375 £343 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% +8.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £213 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £475 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £44.90 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solaris across the West Sussex region.

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the West Sussex region.

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(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
Crawley - 10 £350 -
Gatwick - 5 £366 -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 17 (85.00%) Oracle
2 14 (70.00%) Veritas
2 14 (70.00%) Sun
3 12 (60.00%) Unix
3 12 (60.00%) High Availability
4 10 (50.00%) Linux
5 8 (40.00%) Migration
5 8 (40.00%) NetBackup
5 8 (40.00%) SAN
5 8 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
6 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
6 6 (30.00%) StorageTek
6 6 (30.00%) EMC
6 6 (30.00%) VLDB
6 6 (30.00%) MySQL
6 6 (30.00%) Brocade
6 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (30.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 6 (30.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Satellite
6 6 (30.00%) EMC VMAX
6 6 (30.00%) GlusterFS
6 6 (30.00%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (25.00%) Degree
8 4 (20.00%) JIRA
8 4 (20.00%) Dojo
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (20.00%) jQuery

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 4 (20.00%) AquaLogic
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) SAN
2 6 (30.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (10.00%) NAS
4 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) MySQL
1 6 (30.00%) VLDB
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Ant
1 4 (20.00%) JIRA
1 4 (20.00%) JIRA Agile
1 4 (20.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Administrator
2 10 (50.00%) Solaris Administrator
3 6 (30.00%) Unix Administrator
4 4 (20.00%) Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Java Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Server Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Unix Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Java Software Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Middleware Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Middleware Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Dojo
1 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (20.00%) Java EE
1 4 (20.00%) JMS
1 4 (20.00%) jQuery
1 4 (20.00%) JSF
1 4 (20.00%) Middleware
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 4 (20.00%) Spring
1 4 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (30.00%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Unix
2 10 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (20.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) High Availability
2 8 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (40.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 4 (20.00%) MVC
3 4 (20.00%) OOD
3 4 (20.00%) OOP
3 4 (20.00%) RUP
3 4 (20.00%) SDLC
3 4 (20.00%) SOA
3 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (20.00%) UML
3 4 (20.00%) Workflow
4 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) GlusterFS
1 6 (30.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) NetBackup
2 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 6 (30.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Oracle
2 14 (70.00%) Sun
2 14 (70.00%) Veritas
3 6 (30.00%) Brocade
3 6 (30.00%) EMC
3 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (30.00%) StorageTek