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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 49 56 41
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Contract jobs citing Solaris 15 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.12% 0.76% 0.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.72% 2.88% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 1
Median daily rate £365 £370 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +15.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £416 £389
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.67 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-1.82% -36.22%
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
128 139 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 18.05% 26.33% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 75 58
Median daily rate £365 £330 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £428 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 29
Median hourly rate £43.00 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.60% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.70 £50.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
Gatwick -3 6 £365 -1.35%
Crawley +8 5 £370 -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 23 (100.00%) High Availability
2 21 (91.30%) Unix
3 20 (86.96%) Oracle
4 19 (82.61%) Linux
5 14 (60.87%) Veritas
6 12 (52.17%) SAN
6 12 (52.17%) StorageTek
6 12 (52.17%) VLDB
6 12 (52.17%) Computer Science
6 12 (52.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 12 (52.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (52.17%) NetBackup
6 12 (52.17%) Brocade
6 12 (52.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 12 (52.17%) Fibre Channel
7 11 (47.83%) Sun
8 10 (43.48%) LDAP
9 9 (39.13%) OLTP
9 9 (39.13%) Oracle ZFS
10 8 (34.78%) Red Hat
11 6 (26.09%) WebCenter
11 6 (26.09%) Service Management
11 6 (26.09%) Apache
11 6 (26.09%) WebLogic
11 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
11 6 (26.09%) Perl
12 5 (21.74%) RDBMS
12 5 (21.74%) EMC
12 5 (21.74%) Middleware
12 5 (21.74%) MySQL

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 6 (26.09%) Apache
1 6 (26.09%) WebLogic
2 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) Fibre Channel
1 12 (52.17%) SAN
2 10 (43.48%) LDAP
3 3 (13.04%) DNS
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.70%) Internet
5 1 (4.35%) Intranet
5 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.35%) LAN
5 1 (4.35%) WAN
5 1 (4.35%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) VLDB
2 9 (39.13%) OLTP
3 5 (21.74%) MySQL
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
3 5 (21.74%) RDBMS
3 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Administrator
2 12 (52.17%) Unix Administrator
3 8 (34.78%) Solaris Administrator
4 5 (21.74%) Applications Support
4 5 (21.74%) Middleware Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Web Applications Support
5 4 (17.39%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Applications Support Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (17.39%) Web Applications Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Web Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Web Support Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Architect
6 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Linux Support
7 1 (4.35%) Linux Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Network Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Network Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) WebCenter
2 5 (21.74%) Middleware
3 3 (13.04%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Computer Science
2 5 (21.74%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Unix
2 19 (82.61%) Linux
3 5 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) High Availability
2 12 (52.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (26.09%) Service Management
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) ITSM
5 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
1 6 (26.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (21.74%) GlusterFS
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) NetBackup
1 12 (52.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 9 (39.13%) Oracle ZFS
3 5 (21.74%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Oracle
2 14 (60.87%) Veritas
3 12 (52.17%) Brocade
3 12 (52.17%) StorageTek
4 11 (47.83%) Sun
5 8 (34.78%) Red Hat
6 5 (21.74%) EMC
6 5 (21.74%) F5
6 5 (21.74%) FatWire
7 3 (13.04%) 3PAR
7 3 (13.04%) HP
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.04%) VMware
8 1 (4.35%) Cisco