Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 93 118
Rank change year-on-year -64 +25 +34
Contract jobs citing Solaris 13 62 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.33% 1.58% 1.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.58% 10.02% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 30 30
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.37% -20.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £269 £252
90th Percentile £550 £445 £575
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £395
% change year-on-year +6.67% -5.06% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £50.00 -
South East median hourly rate - £50.00 £50.50
% change year-on-year - -0.99% +34.22%

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 821 619 939
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 20.55% 15.73% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 325 511
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £370 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -4.02% +10.14%
10th Percentile £184 £203 £213
90th Percentile £588 £550 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 57 89
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.43% -36.36% +57.14%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.00 £13.90
90th Percentile £42.50 £54.25 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -15.79% +18.75%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -16 4 £550 +46.67% 1
Newbury -28 3 £300 +9.09%
Maidenhead -3 1 £375 -29.91% 1
Solaris
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Unix
2 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
3 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
4 5 (38.46%) Python
5 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (30.77%) Sun
5 4 (30.77%) HP
5 4 (30.77%) SAN
5 4 (30.77%) Perl
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) Puppet
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Ruby
6 3 (23.08%) VLAN
6 3 (23.08%) Xen
6 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (23.08%) Ansible
6 3 (23.08%) SUSE
6 3 (23.08%) EMC
6 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) WAN
7 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
7 2 (15.38%) DNS
7 2 (15.38%) IBM

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 2 (15.38%) IBM Domino
1 2 (15.38%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) OpenStack
1 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) iPlanet
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) SAN
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) VLAN
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) BGP
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) MPLS
3 2 (15.38%) NAS
3 2 (15.38%) OSPF
4 1 (7.69%) FCoE
4 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
4 1 (7.69%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (15.38%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Administrator
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Security Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Security Incident Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Architect
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (15.38%) Private Cloud
1 2 (15.38%) Virtual Team
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Exalogic
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Unix
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (23.08%) SUSE
6 2 (15.38%) CentOS
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (7.69%) AIX
7 1 (7.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) API Integration
2 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
2 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 2 (15.38%) Information Security
2 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
2 2 (15.38%) Network Management
2 2 (15.38%) Open Source
2 2 (15.38%) Patch Management
2 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (15.38%) Virtual Team Management
2 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (7.69%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
2 5 (38.46%) Python
3 4 (30.77%) Perl
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Ruby
4 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
5 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
6 1 (7.69%) C-shell
6 1 (7.69%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Xen
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Docker
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) vCloud
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (7.69%) Samba
3 1 (7.69%) SRDF
3 1 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (7.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (7.69%) VMware NSX
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Puppet
2 3 (23.08%) Ansible
2 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (15.38%) CFEngine
3 2 (15.38%) Data Guard
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (15.38%) SCCM
3 2 (15.38%) SCOM
3 2 (15.38%) SCOrch
3 2 (15.38%) SCVMM
3 2 (15.38%) Unicenter
3 2 (15.38%) vRealize
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (7.69%) CSIRT
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (7.69%) vCenter Server
4 1 (7.69%) vMotion
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
2 4 (30.77%) HP
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Sun
3 3 (23.08%) EMC
4 2 (15.38%) 3PAR
4 2 (15.38%) CA
4 2 (15.38%) Dell
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 2 (15.38%) Infoblox
4 2 (15.38%) Lotus
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) NetApp
4 2 (15.38%) Nimsoft
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) F5
5 1 (7.69%) SunGard