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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 77 66 113
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +47
Contract jobs citing Solaris 51 63 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.99% 2.76% 0.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.83% 9.81% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 35 4
Average daily rate
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£433 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £325 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £730 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £369
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £39.68 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.63 £31.90 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.94% -8.85%
Solaris
England

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
651 642 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 25.45% 28.15% 24.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 302 259
Average daily rate £300 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £446 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 113 107
Average hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £38.80 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +10 26 £403 -5.29% 1
Hertfordshire +3 17 £488 +39.28% 4
Bedfordshire -6 5 £456 +78.92% 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 61 (77.22%) Oracle
2 53 (67.09%) Linux
3 39 (49.37%) UNIX
4 37 (46.84%) SQL
5 35 (44.30%) Windows
6 34 (43.04%) WebLogic
7 32 (40.51%) J2EE
8 27 (34.18%) Java
9 26 (32.91%) Finance
10 20 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (25.32%) SC Cleared
10 20 (25.32%) Security Cleared
11 19 (24.05%) IBM
12 18 (22.78%) DNS
12 18 (22.78%) Shell Script
13 17 (21.52%) Scrum
13 17 (21.52%) PHP
14 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
14 14 (17.72%) HTML
14 14 (17.72%) CSS
14 14 (17.72%) XML
14 14 (17.72%) Ajax
15 13 (16.46%) Content Management
15 13 (16.46%) HTML5
15 13 (16.46%) OO
15 13 (16.46%) VMware
16 12 (15.19%) EMC
16 12 (15.19%) Ant
16 12 (15.19%) Apache
17 11 (13.92%) XHTML

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 34 (43.04%) WebLogic
2 12 (15.19%) Apache
3 11 (13.92%) WebSphere
4 10 (12.66%) WebLogic Portal
5 9 (11.39%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.53%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (2.53%) CMS
6 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.53%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.27%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 11 (13.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.33%) MS Office
3 3 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.78%) DNS
2 6 (7.59%) SAN
2 6 (7.59%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.06%) VPN
4 3 (3.80%) Broadband
4 3 (3.80%) LAN
4 3 (3.80%) DHCP
4 3 (3.80%) Wireless
4 3 (3.80%) IPsec
4 3 (3.80%) Internet
4 3 (3.80%) VLAN
5 2 (2.53%) Network Security
5 2 (2.53%) Firewall
6 1 (1.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) MySQL
2 10 (12.66%) Relational Database
3 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
4 7 (8.86%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.06%) DB2
6 3 (3.80%) MS Access
6 3 (3.80%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (15.19%) Ant
2 10 (12.66%) Eclipse
3 6 (7.59%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.59%) SoapUI
4 5 (6.33%) LoadRunner
5 3 (3.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.27%) JUnit
6 1 (1.27%) Log4j
6 1 (1.27%) MSI
6 1 (1.27%) Subversion
6 1 (1.27%) Maven
General
1 26 (32.91%) Finance
2 9 (11.39%) Marketing
3 8 (10.13%) Legal
4 5 (6.33%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.06%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.80%) Retail
7 2 (2.53%) Banking
7 2 (2.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (22.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (21.52%) Architect
3 15 (18.99%) Developer
4 14 (17.72%) Java Developer
5 9 (11.39%) Analyst
6 8 (10.13%) Infrastructure Manager
6 8 (10.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 8 (10.13%) Project Manager
6 8 (10.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 7 (8.86%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (7.59%) Technical Architect
8 6 (7.59%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (6.33%) Capacity Analyst
10 4 (5.06%) Principal Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) Design Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) Test Analyst
11 3 (3.80%) Performance Analyst
11 3 (3.80%) Java Architect
11 3 (3.80%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (40.51%) J2EE
2 14 (17.72%) HTML
2 14 (17.72%) CSS
2 14 (17.72%) XML
2 14 (17.72%) Ajax
3 13 (16.46%) HTML5
4 11 (13.92%) XHTML
4 11 (13.92%) Middleware
5 10 (12.66%) SOAP
5 10 (12.66%) Web Services
6 9 (11.39%) JAX-RS
6 9 (11.39%) JAX-WS
6 9 (11.39%) TopLink
7 8 (10.13%) J2SE
8 4 (5.06%) JSP
9 2 (2.53%) Flash
10 1 (1.27%) CGI
10 1 (1.27%) JMS
10 1 (1.27%) Servlets
10 1 (1.27%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Clustering
2 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.80%) AS400
2 3 (3.80%) Web 2.0
2 3 (3.80%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (3.80%) iSeries
3 2 (2.53%) Open Source
3 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.53%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.53%) PKI
3 2 (2.53%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.27%) Replication
4 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 53 (67.09%) Linux
2 39 (49.37%) UNIX
3 35 (44.30%) Windows
4 11 (13.92%) AIX
5 10 (12.66%) Oracle Linux
6 6 (7.59%) HPUX
7 3 (3.80%) VMS
7 3 (3.80%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.53%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (21.52%) Scrum
3 13 (16.46%) Content Management
3 13 (16.46%) OO
4 11 (13.92%) Validation
4 11 (13.92%) TDD
5 10 (12.66%) User Stories
6 9 (11.39%) RUP
6 9 (11.39%) UML
6 9 (11.39%) Use Case
7 8 (10.13%) Multithreading
7 8 (10.13%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (8.86%) Project Management
9 6 (7.59%) Capacity Management
9 6 (7.59%) Migration
9 6 (7.59%) B2C
10 5 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (6.33%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (6.33%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (6.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 37 (46.84%) SQL
2 27 (34.18%) Java
3 18 (22.78%) Shell Script
4 17 (21.52%) PHP
5 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.86%) Perl
7 6 (7.59%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.80%) Python
9 3 (3.80%) VBA
9 3 (3.80%) Tcl
10 2 (2.53%) Korn
10 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (25.32%) SC Cleared
1 20 (25.32%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.80%) Degree
3 2 (2.53%) MCITP
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.27%) MCSE
4 1 (1.27%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.27%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.27%) ISEB
4 1 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.80%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.80%) MetaFrame
3 3 (3.80%) vSphere
3 3 (3.80%) XenApp
4 2 (2.53%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.27%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.27%) Nmap
5 1 (1.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (3.80%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.27%) Nessus
4 1 (1.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 61 (77.22%) Oracle
2 19 (24.05%) IBM
3 13 (16.46%) VMware
4 12 (15.19%) EMC
5 11 (13.92%) Cisco
5 11 (13.92%) BMC
5 11 (13.92%) F5
6 10 (12.66%) HP
6 10 (12.66%) BEA
7 9 (11.39%) Sun
8 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
9 7 (8.86%) Citrix
9 7 (8.86%) Atlassian
10 3 (3.80%) NetApp
10 3 (3.80%) Splunk
11 2 (2.53%) FatWire
12 1 (1.27%) Adobe
12 1 (1.27%) Sybase
12 1 (1.27%) Interwoven
12 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
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