Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 23 July 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 82 -
Rank change year-on-year -11 - +65
Contract jobs citing Solaris 10 24 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.92% 1.70% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.80% 6.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 0
West Sussex median daily rate £360 £365 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.37% - -
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £450
% change year-on-year +3.23% -13.89% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £51.00 -

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 West Sussex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 263 360 330
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 24.20% 25.44% 30.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 215 194
West Sussex median daily rate £410 £371 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.44% +10.00% +22.73%
10th Percentile £250 £166 £158
90th Percentile £547 £475 £450
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +9.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 30
West Sussex median hourly rate £17.00 £30.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.33% +87.50% +2.40%
10th Percentile £13.35 £11.75 £9.00
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.25 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -18.42% +15.15% +3.13%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in West Sussex

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in West Sussex

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in West Sussex

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Gatwick -11 3 £383 +4.79%
Crawley -5 2 £425 +21.43%
Horsham - 1 - -
Solaris
South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Korn
2 7 (70.00%) Perl
2 7 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (70.00%) NetBackup
3 6 (60.00%) Unix
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle
5 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (40.00%) High Availability
5 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (30.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (30.00%) Bourne shell
6 3 (30.00%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (30.00%) RHCSA
6 3 (30.00%) GlusterFS
6 3 (30.00%) Server Hardening
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle ZFS
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 3 (30.00%) AWK
6 3 (30.00%) Brocade
6 3 (30.00%) QMS
6 3 (30.00%) CentOS
6 3 (30.00%) Degree
6 3 (30.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
6 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (30.00%) StorageTek

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) CA Gen
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Linux Scripter
1 4 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Solaris Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) CA Gen Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Subject Matter Expert
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Unix
3 3 (30.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (40.00%) High Availability
3 3 (30.00%) Benchmarking
3 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (30.00%) QMS
3 3 (30.00%) Quality Management
3 3 (30.00%) Server Hardening
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Korn
1 7 (70.00%) Perl
2 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (30.00%) AWK
3 3 (30.00%) Bourne shell
3 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
1 3 (30.00%) OCA
1 3 (30.00%) OCP
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (30.00%) RHCE
1 3 (30.00%) RHCSA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) GlusterFS
1 3 (30.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 3 (30.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (30.00%) Brocade
3 3 (30.00%) EMC
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) StorageTek
3 3 (30.00%) Sun
3 3 (30.00%) Veritas
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) CA
5 1 (10.00%) SaltStack