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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
South East / Surrey
Rank 61 47 69
Rank change year-on-year -14 +22  
Contract jobs citing Solaris 35 58 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.99% 4.48% 1.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.57% 11.81% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 17
Median daily rate £413 £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +4.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £388 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £473 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £50.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £48.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year - +21.51%  

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 331 491 297
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 28.31% 37.94% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 308 147
Median daily rate £403 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% +12.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 47 35
Median hourly rate £14.75 £40.00 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.12% +156.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £8.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.59 £48.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in Surrey over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solaris in Surrey

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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 +8 14 £400 -
Woking +2 5 £375 -11.76% 1
Guildford +2 1 £401 -11.00% 1
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 45 (83.33%) Linux
2 43 (79.63%) Oracle
3 41 (75.93%) Red Hat
4 40 (74.07%) Unix
5 37 (68.52%) SAN
5 37 (68.52%) Sun
6 36 (66.67%) Veritas
7 35 (64.81%) Enterprise Storage
8 34 (62.96%) NAS
9 33 (61.11%) High Availability
10 31 (57.41%) Finance
10 31 (57.41%) Veritas File System
10 31 (57.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 25 (46.30%) NetBackup
12 24 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 23 (42.59%) Symantec
14 21 (38.89%) Service Delivery
15 18 (33.33%) Brocade
15 18 (33.33%) NetApp
16 17 (31.48%) Change Management
16 17 (31.48%) Disaster Recovery
16 17 (31.48%) Problem Management
16 17 (31.48%) Legal
16 17 (31.48%) Team Foundation Server
16 17 (31.48%) Change Control
17 15 (27.78%) SSH
17 15 (27.78%) FTP
17 15 (27.78%) NFS
18 14 (25.93%) Nagios
18 14 (25.93%) Veritas Storage Foundation

Solaris
Top Related 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 (5.56%) Apache
1 3 (5.56%) SAS
1 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Infor M3
1 1 (1.85%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 37 (68.52%) SAN
2 34 (62.96%) NAS
3 15 (27.78%) FTP
3 15 (27.78%) SSH
4 11 (20.37%) iSCSI
5 5 (9.26%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (7.41%) Firewall
7 3 (5.56%) LDAP
8 2 (3.70%) DNS
8 2 (3.70%) LAN
8 2 (3.70%) VLAN
8 2 (3.70%) VPN
8 2 (3.70%) WAN
9 1 (1.85%) Internet
9 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.85%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 5 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (7.41%) InterSystems Cache
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.70%) MySQL
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (31.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 31 (57.41%) Finance
2 17 (31.48%) Legal
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Electronics
4 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Military
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (70.37%) Administrator
2 32 (59.26%) Storage Administrator
3 31 (57.41%) Unix Administrator
4 25 (46.30%) Systems Administrator
5 21 (38.89%) Storage Systems Administrator
5 21 (38.89%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 18 (33.33%) Solaris Administrator
7 9 (16.67%) SAN Administrator
7 9 (16.67%) SAN Storage Administrator
8 8 (14.81%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 5 (9.26%) Developer
9 5 (9.26%) Linux Administrator
10 4 (7.41%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 4 (7.41%) ETL Developer
10 4 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 4 (7.41%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (7.41%) Oracle ETL Developer
10 4 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (5.56%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) YAML
2 2 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (64.81%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (12.96%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.96%) Replication
3 4 (7.41%) EMC VNX
4 2 (3.70%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.85%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 45 (83.33%) Linux
2 40 (74.07%) Unix
3 24 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (12.96%) HPUX
4 7 (12.96%) Windows
5 5 (9.26%) AIX
6 4 (7.41%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (61.11%) High Availability
2 21 (38.89%) Service Delivery
3 17 (31.48%) Change Control
3 17 (31.48%) Change Management
3 17 (31.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (31.48%) Problem Management
4 13 (24.07%) Load Balancing
5 10 (18.52%) Capacity Management
6 7 (12.96%) Migration
7 5 (9.26%) ETL
7 5 (9.26%) ETL Development
7 5 (9.26%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (7.41%) Regulatory Compliance
9 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.56%) Data Migration
9 3 (5.56%) DevOps
10 2 (3.70%) Server Building
10 2 (3.70%) Test Scripting
11 1 (1.85%) Defect Management
11 1 (1.85%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) Perl
2 6 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 6 (11.11%) SQL
3 5 (9.26%) Korn
4 3 (5.56%) PHP
4 3 (5.56%) Python
4 3 (5.56%) Ruby
5 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (57.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 31 (57.41%) Veritas File System
2 15 (27.78%) NFS
3 11 (20.37%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 25 (46.30%) NetBackup
2 14 (25.93%) Nagios
2 14 (25.93%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 11 (20.37%) EMC Navisphere
4 5 (9.26%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (7.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Ansible
6 3 (5.56%) Puppet
7 2 (3.70%) Control-M
7 2 (3.70%) OpenView
7 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.85%) Data Guard
8 1 (1.85%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.85%) NetApp OnCommand
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 43 (79.63%) Oracle
2 41 (75.93%) Red Hat
3 37 (68.52%) Sun
4 36 (66.67%) Veritas
5 23 (42.59%) Symantec
6 18 (33.33%) Brocade
6 18 (33.33%) NetApp
7 5 (9.26%) Cognos
7 5 (9.26%) EMC
7 5 (9.26%) Informatica
8 4 (7.41%) HP
8 4 (7.41%) Nimble Storage
9 3 (5.56%) VMware
10 2 (3.70%) SAP
11 1 (1.85%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.85%) Capita
11 1 (1.85%) Citrix
11 1 (1.85%) Dell
11 1 (1.85%) IBM
11 1 (1.85%) Microsoft