Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 88 106
Rank change year-on-year +8 +18 -10
Contract jobs citing Solaris 66 43 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.39% 1.87% 1.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.14% 6.37% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 11
Surrey median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £366 £363 £275
90th Percentile £438 £475 £444
South East median daily rate £400 £370 £420
% change year-on-year +8.11% -11.90% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £41.50 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year -17.00% - -

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 Surrey with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 722 675 795
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 26.19% 29.36% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 438 482
Surrey median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £163 £155 £213
90th Percentile £540 £525 £488
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 64 57
Surrey median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +52.78% +11.39%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.33 £11.55
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.73 £47.25
South East median hourly rate £17.77 £17.06 £18.50
% change year-on-year +4.16% -7.78% +18.49%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Epsom -6 27 £400 -
Sunbury-on-Thames -12 9 £425 -
Redhill -5 6 £386 -0.96%
Camberley -3 2 £438 +2.94%
Woking +3 1 £375 -1.32%
Solaris
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 61 (92.42%) Unix
2 57 (86.36%) Red Hat
3 56 (84.85%) Linux
4 43 (65.15%) Windows
5 35 (53.03%) NetApp
5 35 (53.03%) Veritas
5 35 (53.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (48.48%) NetBackup
6 32 (48.48%) SAN
7 31 (46.97%) Brocade
8 29 (43.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 29 (43.94%) Enterprise Storage
8 29 (43.94%) Fibre Channel
9 28 (42.42%) Veritas File System
10 27 (40.91%) NAS
10 27 (40.91%) Finance
11 26 (39.39%) Microsoft
11 26 (39.39%) NFS
11 26 (39.39%) VMware ESXi
11 26 (39.39%) Performance Monitoring
12 25 (37.88%) Load Balancing
13 22 (33.33%) Symantec
14 21 (31.82%) Legal
14 21 (31.82%) Migration
14 21 (31.82%) EMC
15 16 (24.24%) Maven
15 16 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (24.24%) Apache Camel
15 16 (24.24%) Middleware
15 16 (24.24%) Java

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 (4.55%) SAS
2 1 (1.52%) Apache
2 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 32 (48.48%) SAN
2 29 (43.94%) Fibre Channel
3 27 (40.91%) NAS
4 6 (9.09%) Firewall
4 6 (9.09%) SSH
5 5 (7.58%) FTP
6 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.52%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 16 (24.24%) Maven
1 16 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (19.70%) Artifactory
General
1 27 (40.91%) Finance
2 21 (31.82%) Legal
3 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.03%) Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (46.97%) Administrator
2 21 (31.82%) NetApp Engineer
3 20 (30.30%) Unix Administrator
4 19 (28.79%) Storage Administrator
5 16 (24.24%) Systems Administrator
6 14 (21.21%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 13 (19.70%) Consultant
8 11 (16.67%) Solaris Administrator
9 9 (13.64%) Integration Consultant
10 7 (10.61%) Middleware Consultant
10 7 (10.61%) Solaris Engineer
10 7 (10.61%) Storage Engineer
11 6 (9.09%) Storage Systems Administrator
11 6 (9.09%) Workday Consultant
11 6 (9.09%) Workday Integration Consultant
12 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
12 3 (4.55%) Applications Developer
12 3 (4.55%) Developer
13 2 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
13 2 (3.03%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.24%) Apache Camel
1 16 (24.24%) Middleware
2 15 (22.73%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (43.94%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (4.55%) Clustering
2 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.52%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 61 (92.42%) Unix
2 56 (84.85%) Linux
3 43 (65.15%) Windows
4 35 (53.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.55%) CentOS
5 3 (4.55%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.03%) AIX
7 1 (1.52%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (39.39%) Performance Monitoring
2 25 (37.88%) Load Balancing
3 21 (31.82%) Migration
4 8 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (10.61%) Problem Management
6 5 (7.58%) Configuration Management
6 5 (7.58%) High Availability
6 5 (7.58%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (6.06%) Service Management
8 3 (4.55%) Change Management
8 3 (4.55%) Mathematics
9 2 (3.03%) Patch Management
9 2 (3.03%) Project Management
9 2 (3.03%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.03%) Supplier Management
10 1 (1.52%) ERP
10 1 (1.52%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (1.52%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.52%) Server Patching
10 1 (1.52%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.24%) Java
2 9 (13.64%) Perl
3 5 (7.58%) Shell Script
3 5 (7.58%) SQL
4 4 (6.06%) Bourne shell
5 3 (4.55%) AWK
5 3 (4.55%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.55%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) OCA
2 3 (4.55%) OCP
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (4.55%) RHCE
2 3 (4.55%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (43.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 28 (42.42%) Veritas File System
3 26 (39.39%) NFS
3 26 (39.39%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (10.61%) Sendmail
5 6 (9.09%) ProxySG
6 3 (4.55%) GlusterFS
6 3 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (3.03%) Samba
7 2 (3.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (1.52%) iptables
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (48.48%) NetBackup
2 15 (22.73%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (12.12%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 6 (9.09%) Puppet
5 5 (7.58%) Ansible
5 5 (7.58%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (7.58%) SnapMirror
5 5 (7.58%) SnapVault
6 4 (6.06%) Oracle ZFS
7 3 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (4.55%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (4.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (1.52%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.52%) Cacti
8 1 (1.52%) Data Guard
8 1 (1.52%) NetApp OnCommand
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 57 (86.36%) Red Hat
2 35 (53.03%) NetApp
2 35 (53.03%) Veritas
3 31 (46.97%) Brocade
4 26 (39.39%) Microsoft
5 22 (33.33%) Symantec
6 21 (31.82%) EMC
7 14 (21.21%) Sun
8 13 (19.70%) Workday
9 11 (16.67%) Oracle
10 6 (9.09%) Blue Coat
10 6 (9.09%) Cisco
10 6 (9.09%) Juniper
10 6 (9.09%) McAfee
10 6 (9.09%) Palo Alto
10 6 (9.09%) Proofpoint
11 5 (7.58%) HP
12 4 (6.06%) VMware
13 3 (4.55%) StorageTek
14 1 (1.52%) Dell