The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for Solaris skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 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 / Surrey
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 50 63
Rank change year-on-year -7 +13  
Contract jobs citing Solaris 34 44 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.82% 3.48% 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.21% 10.23% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 8
Median daily rate £406 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £386 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £400
% change year-on-year +9.58% -8.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £51.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £36.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year -54.77% +32.11%  

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

Contract Operating System Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 333 430 355
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 27.66% 33.97% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 283 185
Median daily rate £425 £403 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +7.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £521 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 33
Median hourly rate £17.50 £23.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.91% +48.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing Solaris as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Surrey

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Surrey

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Surrey

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
Epsom -3 7 - - 1
Redhill -19 6 £386 -0.96% 1
Woking +3 4 - -
Camberley +1 2 £450 +5.88%
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 £425 -
Solaris
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 56 (81.16%) Linux
2 52 (75.36%) Unix
3 45 (65.22%) Oracle
4 42 (60.87%) Red Hat
5 33 (47.83%) Veritas
6 30 (43.48%) Sun
6 30 (43.48%) SAN
7 29 (42.03%) Finance
7 29 (42.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (42.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 28 (40.58%) NetBackup
9 27 (39.13%) Veritas File System
10 26 (37.68%) Enterprise Storage
10 26 (37.68%) NAS
11 22 (31.88%) Migration
12 21 (30.43%) High Availability
13 20 (28.99%) Symantec
14 19 (27.54%) Windows
14 19 (27.54%) Brocade
15 16 (23.19%) Legal
15 16 (23.19%) NFS
15 16 (23.19%) HP
16 15 (21.74%) NetApp
16 15 (21.74%) EMC
16 15 (21.74%) Load Balancing
17 14 (20.29%) Team Foundation Server
17 14 (20.29%) Disaster Recovery
18 13 (18.84%) Veritas Storage Foundation
18 13 (18.84%) Korn
18 13 (18.84%) Perl

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (4.35%) Apache
1 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.45%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 30 (43.48%) SAN
2 26 (37.68%) NAS
3 11 (15.94%) Fibre Channel
4 9 (13.04%) FTP
4 9 (13.04%) SSH
5 8 (11.59%) iSCSI
6 3 (4.35%) Firewall
6 3 (4.35%) LDAP
7 2 (2.90%) DNS
7 2 (2.90%) LAN
7 2 (2.90%) VLAN
7 2 (2.90%) VPN
7 2 (2.90%) WAN
8 1 (1.45%) DHCP
8 1 (1.45%) Internet
8 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) Oracle Database
2 9 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (11.59%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (5.80%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (2.90%) MySQL
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (20.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.90%) Artifactory
3 2 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.90%) Maven
General
1 29 (42.03%) Finance
2 16 (23.19%) Legal
3 4 (5.80%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Electronics
5 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (47.83%) Administrator
2 28 (40.58%) Unix Administrator
3 26 (37.68%) Systems Administrator
4 22 (31.88%) Storage Administrator
4 22 (31.88%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 15 (21.74%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 13 (18.84%) Solaris Administrator
7 9 (13.04%) Developer
8 8 (11.59%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 7 (10.14%) ETL Developer
9 7 (10.14%) SAN Administrator
9 7 (10.14%) SAN Storage Administrator
9 7 (10.14%) Subject Matter Expert
10 6 (8.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 6 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
10 6 (8.70%) Oracle ETL Developer
11 5 (7.25%) Informatica Developer
11 5 (7.25%) Linux Administrator
11 5 (7.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 5 (7.25%) NetApp Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) YAML
2 2 (2.90%) .NET
2 2 (2.90%) Apache Camel
2 2 (2.90%) Middleware
2 2 (2.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (37.68%) Enterprise Storage
2 9 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.80%) EMC VNX
3 4 (5.80%) Replication
4 2 (2.90%) Clustering
4 2 (2.90%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 56 (81.16%) Linux
2 52 (75.36%) Unix
3 29 (42.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (27.54%) Windows
5 10 (14.49%) AIX
6 7 (10.14%) HPUX
7 4 (5.80%) CentOS
8 1 (1.45%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) Migration
2 21 (30.43%) High Availability
3 15 (21.74%) Load Balancing
4 14 (20.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (17.39%) Change Management
5 12 (17.39%) Problem Management
5 12 (17.39%) Service Delivery
6 11 (15.94%) Change Control
7 9 (13.04%) ETL
7 9 (13.04%) ETL Development
7 9 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (11.59%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (7.25%) Capacity Management
11 4 (5.80%) Line Management
11 4 (5.80%) Mathematics
12 3 (4.35%) Data Migration
12 3 (4.35%) DevOps
13 2 (2.90%) Server Building
13 2 (2.90%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.84%) Korn
1 13 (18.84%) Perl
2 9 (13.04%) PL/SQL
2 9 (13.04%) SQL
3 7 (10.14%) Shell Script
4 5 (7.25%) Bourne shell
5 4 (5.80%) AWK
6 3 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.35%) PHP
6 3 (4.35%) Python
6 3 (4.35%) Ruby
7 2 (2.90%) Java
7 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Degree
1 4 (5.80%) OCA
1 4 (5.80%) OCP
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle Certification
1 4 (5.80%) RHCE
1 4 (5.80%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 29 (42.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 27 (39.13%) Veritas File System
3 16 (23.19%) NFS
4 8 (11.59%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (7.25%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (5.80%) GlusterFS
7 2 (2.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (1.45%) Samba
8 1 (1.45%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (40.58%) NetBackup
2 13 (18.84%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 9 (13.04%) Nagios
3 9 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (11.59%) EMC Navisphere
5 6 (8.70%) Oracle ZFS
6 4 (5.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (5.80%) Puppet
6 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 3 (4.35%) Ansible
8 2 (2.90%) Control-M
8 2 (2.90%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (2.90%) OpenView
8 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (1.45%) BladeLogic
9 1 (1.45%) Data Guard
9 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 45 (65.22%) Oracle
2 42 (60.87%) Red Hat
3 33 (47.83%) Veritas
4 30 (43.48%) Sun
5 20 (28.99%) Symantec
6 19 (27.54%) Brocade
7 16 (23.19%) HP
8 15 (21.74%) EMC
8 15 (21.74%) NetApp
9 11 (15.94%) VMware
10 9 (13.04%) Cognos
10 9 (13.04%) Informatica
11 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
12 4 (5.80%) StorageTek
13 2 (2.90%) Dell
13 2 (2.90%) IBM
13 2 (2.90%) Siebel
13 2 (2.90%) Workday
14 1 (1.45%) Nimble Storage
14 1 (1.45%) Zerto
Epsom, Surrey
Plan-Net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago