Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 156 154 143
Rank change year-on-year -2 -11 -7
Contract jobs citing Solaris 19 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.46% 0.25% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.76% 1.36% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 10
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £353 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.77% -1.88% +18.03%
10th Percentile £361 £284 £321
90th Percentile £625 £438 £557
South East median daily rate £500 £425 £385
% change year-on-year +17.65% +10.39% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £49.50 -
% change year-on-year -29.29% - -

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 688 736 561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.62% 18.60% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 401 301
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.09% +0.65%
10th Percentile £162 £175 £195
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 50 45
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £14.93 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.62% +14.85% -18.75%
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +16.67% -21.05%

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019. 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
Bracknell - 4 £525 - 1
Reading -10 3 - - 2
Slough - 1 £400 -
Solaris
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (42.11%) Information Security
3 8 (42.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (42.11%) PCI DSS
3 8 (42.11%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 8 (42.11%) Virtual Team Management
3 8 (42.11%) Virtual Team
4 7 (36.84%) Unix
5 6 (31.58%) ITIL
5 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
6 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
7 4 (21.05%) Oracle
7 4 (21.05%) WAN
7 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
8 3 (15.79%) ProC
8 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 3 (15.79%) Python
8 3 (15.79%) LAN
8 3 (15.79%) SDH
8 3 (15.79%) C
8 3 (15.79%) Perl
8 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) WAN
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) LAN
2 3 (15.79%) SDH
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (10.53%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) SAN
3 2 (10.53%) Sourcefire
3 2 (10.53%) SSL
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) Internet
4 1 (5.26%) IPsec
4 1 (5.26%) MPLS
4 1 (5.26%) Multicast
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security
4 1 (5.26%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (5.26%) Wireless
4 1 (5.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.26%) MySQL
4 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (15.79%) ProC
1 3 (15.79%) Subversion
General
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) French Language
2 3 (15.79%) German Language
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Back Office
4 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) Security Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Lead Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Virtual Team
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) Windows
3 7 (36.84%) Unix
4 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.53%) CentOS
5 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.26%) Fedora
6 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.26%) SUSE
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (42.11%) Information Security
1 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
1 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (42.11%) Virtual Team Management
2 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Fault Management
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Network Management
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.53%) SIEM
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.26%) IT Strategy
5 1 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) C
2 3 (15.79%) Perl
2 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
2 3 (15.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) CCNP
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (42.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
1 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
2 3 (15.79%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco
2 3 (15.79%) Juniper
2 3 (15.79%) Nokia
3 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) NetApp
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Aruba
4 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) CyberArk
4 1 (5.26%) Draytek
4 1 (5.26%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL
4 1 (5.26%) Symantec
4 1 (5.26%) Veeam
4 1 (5.26%) Veritas