The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
England / East of England
Rank 113 93 80
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -13
Contract jobs citing Solaris 7 32 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.33% 1.39% 1.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.33% 5.82% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 26
Median daily rate £410 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £414 £394
% change year-on-year
-3.32% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +25.51%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
526 550 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.59% 23.88% 26.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 277 337
Median daily rate £350 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £146 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 122 121
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £50.68 £42.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 January 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
Bedfordshire - 3 - - 2
Hertfordshire -2 2 £410 -
Essex -7 2 - -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 East of England region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 32 (80.00%) Oracle
2 25 (62.50%) Linux
3 17 (42.50%) Windows
4 15 (37.50%) Unix
4 15 (37.50%) WebLogic
5 12 (30.00%) VMware
5 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (30.00%) Oracle Database
6 11 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (27.50%) Middleware
6 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
7 10 (25.00%) SQL
7 10 (25.00%) Java
7 10 (25.00%) Migration
8 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
8 9 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (20.00%) IBM
9 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 8 (20.00%) AIX
9 8 (20.00%) Red Hat
10 7 (17.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (17.50%) Finance
10 7 (17.50%) Sun
10 7 (17.50%) Performance Testing
10 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
10 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
11 6 (15.00%) DevOps
11 6 (15.00%) Converged Infrastructure
11 6 (15.00%) 3PAR
11 6 (15.00%) Office 365

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 15 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (10.00%) Apache
3 4 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (7.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (7.50%) CMS
4 3 (7.50%) IIS
4 3 (7.50%) MQSeries
4 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.50%) Confluence
5 1 (2.50%) iPlanet
5 1 (2.50%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
1 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.50%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Office 365
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) Firewall
1 6 (15.00%) MPLS
1 6 (15.00%) NetScaler
1 6 (15.00%) WAN
2 5 (12.50%) SAN
3 3 (7.50%) BIG-IP
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (7.50%) Internet
4 1 (2.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.00%) DB2
3 4 (10.00%) MySQL
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (7.50%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (7.50%) OLTP
4 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) DataStage
5 1 (2.50%) MaxDB
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.50%) Ant
2 3 (7.50%) Eclipse
2 3 (7.50%) JUnit
2 3 (7.50%) Log4j
2 3 (7.50%) Mockito
2 3 (7.50%) Subversion
2 3 (7.50%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (2.50%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.50%) FishEye
3 1 (2.50%) Hudson
3 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.50%) JIRA
3 1 (2.50%) Selenium
3 1 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Architect
2 6 (15.00%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (15.00%) Technical Architect
3 4 (10.00%) Administrator
3 4 (10.00%) HR Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Senior Oracle Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) VMware Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) Middleware
2 6 (15.00%) J2EE
2 6 (15.00%) JSP
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (12.50%) XML
4 4 (10.00%) Ajax
4 4 (10.00%) JSON
4 4 (10.00%) REST
4 4 (10.00%) SOAP
4 4 (10.00%) Web Services
5 3 (7.50%) EJB
5 3 (7.50%) HTML
5 3 (7.50%) JDBC
5 3 (7.50%) JMS
5 3 (7.50%) SAML
5 3 (7.50%) Servlets
5 3 (7.50%) Struts
5 3 (7.50%) XHTML
5 3 (7.50%) XSD
5 3 (7.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Clustering
2 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.50%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (7.50%) PKI
3 1 (2.50%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 25 (62.50%) Linux
2 17 (42.50%) Windows
3 15 (37.50%) Unix
4 9 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (20.00%) AIX
6 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
8 3 (7.50%) HPUX
8 3 (7.50%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
8 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (25.00%) Migration
3 7 (17.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (17.50%) Performance Testing
4 6 (15.00%) Converged Infrastructure
4 6 (15.00%) DevOps
4 6 (15.00%) RAD
5 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.50%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (12.50%) SOA
6 4 (10.00%) High Availability
6 4 (10.00%) ITIL
6 4 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (10.00%) Open Source
6 4 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Release Management
6 4 (10.00%) Test Management
6 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) Java
1 10 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.50%) Perl
4 3 (7.50%) Python
5 2 (5.00%) Jython
6 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) MCITP
2 6 (15.00%) MCSE
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.00%) Degree
5 3 (7.50%) VCAP
5 3 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (10.00%) QA
3 3 (7.50%) JSP 440
4 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (15.00%) vSphere
3 6 (15.00%) XenApp
4 5 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (7.50%) Firmware
6 1 (2.50%) Docker
6 1 (2.50%) iptables
6 1 (2.50%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) SCCM
2 4 (10.00%) Control-M
3 3 (7.50%) OpenView
3 3 (7.50%) Puppet
3 3 (7.50%) Simpana
3 3 (7.50%) Tivoli
4 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.50%) Ansible
5 1 (2.50%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.50%) Nagios
5 1 (2.50%) OSSEC
5 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 32 (80.00%) Oracle
2 12 (30.00%) VMware
3 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
4 8 (20.00%) IBM
4 8 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 7 (17.50%) Sun
6 6 (15.00%) 3PAR
6 6 (15.00%) Cisco
6 6 (15.00%) Citrix
6 6 (15.00%) HP
7 4 (10.00%) Dell
8 3 (7.50%) ATG
8 3 (7.50%) Blue Martini
8 3 (7.50%) BMC
8 3 (7.50%) CommVault
8 3 (7.50%) Elastic Path
8 3 (7.50%) F5
8 3 (7.50%) Interwoven
9 2 (5.00%) BEA
9 2 (5.00%) SAP