Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Solaris skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Solaris over the 6 months to 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 139 138
Rank change year-on-year -11 -1 +20
Contract jobs citing Solaris 10 16 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.25% 0.43% 0.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.37% 2.89% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 25
Berkshire median daily rate £353 £360 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.88% +18.03% -26.51%
10th Percentile £284 £321 £251
90th Percentile £438 £557 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £386 £400
% change year-on-year +10.03% -3.44% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £50.00 -
South East median hourly rate £49.50 £50.00 £50.50
% change year-on-year -1.00% -0.99% +29.49%

Solaris is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 732 553 966
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.62% 14.69% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 296 549
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.47%
10th Percentile £174 £190 £225
90th Percentile £575 £551 £514
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 45 63
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.93 £13.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.59% -15.63% -13.51%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.00 £10.60
90th Percentile £42.63 £52.25 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +16.67% -20.53% +16.87%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Solaris as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Berkshire

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Solaris in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Berkshire

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in Berkshire over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solaris in Berkshire

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Berkshire

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 24 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 2 £353 +2.39%
Maidenhead -3 1 - - 1
Newbury -18 1 - -
Solaris
South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) Unix
4 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (40.00%) Information Security
4 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (40.00%) PCI DSS
4 4 (40.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (30.00%) Apache
5 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) SOAP
6 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (20.00%) SOA
6 2 (20.00%) WAN
6 2 (20.00%) SAN
6 2 (20.00%) TIBCO
6 2 (20.00%) Rendezvous
6 2 (20.00%) TIBCO Hawk
6 2 (20.00%) BusinessWorks

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (30.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (20.00%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
1 2 (20.00%) VLAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) BGP
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) MPLS
2 1 (10.00%) OSPF
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Security Incident Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) TIBCO Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
1 2 (20.00%) Rendezvous
1 2 (20.00%) REST
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
1 2 (20.00%) TIBCO EMS
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Unix
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (40.00%) Information Security
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (20.00%) Runbook
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Demand Management
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (10.00%) Malware Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CISA
2 1 (10.00%) CISM
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (40.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (10.00%) CSIRT
2 1 (10.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) Remedy
2 2 (20.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) McAfee
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) VMware