The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 14 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Solaris 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 10.42% 2.50% 2.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 10.00% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £389 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.03% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £36.67 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.67 £57.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-36.22% +55.40%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Operating Systems Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 20.83% 25.00% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £400 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Average hourly rate £36.67 £32.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.96% +104.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £31.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.50 £29.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solaris across the Basildon region.

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

Solaris
Hourly Rate Histogram in Basildon

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Basildon region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Solaris Hourly Rate Histogram in Basildon

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris.

1 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
1 12 (100.00%) XML
1 12 (100.00%) UNIX
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) Ajax
2 11 (91.67%) Relational Database
3 10 (83.33%) WebSphere
3 10 (83.33%) Ant
4 9 (75.00%) J2EE
4 9 (75.00%) XHTML
4 9 (75.00%) Content Management
4 9 (75.00%) HTML5
5 8 (66.67%) Web Services
5 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (66.67%) B2C
5 8 (66.67%) IBM
5 8 (66.67%) OO
6 7 (58.33%) JSP
7 6 (50.00%) TDD
8 5 (41.67%) Omniture
8 5 (41.67%) Google
8 5 (41.67%) Web 2.0
8 5 (41.67%) SEO
8 5 (41.67%) Manufacturing
8 5 (41.67%) FatWire

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (83.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (25.00%) CMS
3 2 (16.67%) GlassFish
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 2 (16.67%) JBoss
4 1 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Google Analytics
2 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Ant
2 5 (41.67%) Eclipse
3 4 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 3 (25.00%) Maven
5 1 (8.33%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) Selenium
5 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (8.33%) AccuRev
5 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (8.33%) Hudson
5 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
5 1 (8.33%) JMeter
5 1 (8.33%) Subversion
5 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 5 (41.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) AWS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) XML
2 11 (91.67%) Ajax
3 9 (75.00%) XHTML
3 9 (75.00%) J2EE
3 9 (75.00%) HTML5
4 8 (66.67%) Web Services
5 7 (58.33%) JSP
6 5 (41.67%) SOAP
7 4 (33.33%) TopLink
7 4 (33.33%) JAX-WS
7 4 (33.33%) JAX-RS
7 4 (33.33%) EclipseLink
8 3 (25.00%) Sass
8 3 (25.00%) LESS
9 2 (16.67%) JPA
9 2 (16.67%) OSGi
9 2 (16.67%) REST
9 2 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Web 2.0
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) UNIX
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Content Management
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) OO
2 8 (66.67%) B2C
3 6 (50.00%) TDD
4 5 (41.67%) SEO
4 5 (41.67%) SOA
4 5 (41.67%) RAD
4 5 (41.67%) Analytics
5 4 (33.33%) User Stories
6 2 (16.67%) Use Case
6 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (16.67%) RUP
6 2 (16.67%) ERP
6 2 (16.67%) MVC
6 2 (16.67%) Validation
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) Information Management
7 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) IBM
2 5 (41.67%) FatWire
2 5 (41.67%) Omniture
2 5 (41.67%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) Adobe
3 1 (8.33%) HP