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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
England / East of England
Rank 120 98 73
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -25
Contract jobs citing Solaris 4 23 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.95% 2.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.81% 4.26% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 33
Median daily rate - £475 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.01%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £22.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.75 £39.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.75%

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
495 540 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 23.20% 22.36% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 275 310
Median daily rate £325 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £170 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 108 120
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £57.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +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 26 February 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
Essex -4 2 - -
Hertfordshire -12 2 - - 1
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 20 (80.00%) Oracle
2 17 (68.00%) Linux
3 13 (52.00%) Unix
4 9 (36.00%) WebLogic
4 9 (36.00%) Middleware
4 9 (36.00%) Oracle Database
5 8 (32.00%) Windows
6 6 (24.00%) IBM
6 6 (24.00%) Migration
6 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (24.00%) DevOps
7 5 (20.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
7 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (20.00%) SOA
7 5 (20.00%) XML
7 5 (20.00%) SQL
7 5 (20.00%) Java
8 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (16.00%) DB2
8 4 (16.00%) J2EE
8 4 (16.00%) SOAP
8 4 (16.00%) AIX
8 4 (16.00%) RAD
8 4 (16.00%) Web Services

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 9 (36.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (12.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Apache
4 3 (12.00%) CMS
4 3 (12.00%) MQSeries
4 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (4.00%) Confluence
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (4.00%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Firewall
1 3 (12.00%) Internet
1 3 (12.00%) SAN
2 2 (8.00%) MPLS
2 2 (8.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.00%) LDAP
3 1 (4.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (16.00%) DB2
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.00%) Jackrabbit
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.00%) MySQL
5 1 (4.00%) DataStage
5 1 (4.00%) MaxDB
5 1 (4.00%) OLTP
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) Ant
2 3 (12.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (12.00%) JUnit
2 3 (12.00%) Log4j
2 3 (12.00%) Mockito
2 3 (12.00%) Subversion
2 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.00%) FishEye
3 1 (4.00%) Hudson
3 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Administrator
1 4 (16.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Architect
2 3 (12.00%) Developer
2 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce Developer
2 3 (12.00%) HR Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) J2EE Developer
2 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (12.00%) Java E-Commerce Developer
2 3 (12.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Senior Oracle Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Middleware Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Specialist
3 2 (8.00%) SOA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) Middleware
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (20.00%) XML
3 4 (16.00%) Ajax
3 4 (16.00%) J2EE
3 4 (16.00%) JSON
3 4 (16.00%) REST
3 4 (16.00%) SOAP
3 4 (16.00%) Web Services
4 3 (12.00%) EJB
4 3 (12.00%) HTML
4 3 (12.00%) JDBC
4 3 (12.00%) JMS
4 3 (12.00%) JSP
4 3 (12.00%) JSTL
4 3 (12.00%) Servlets
4 3 (12.00%) Struts
4 3 (12.00%) XHTML
4 3 (12.00%) XSD
4 3 (12.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (4.00%) PKI
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Linux
2 13 (52.00%) Unix
3 8 (32.00%) Windows
4 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (16.00%) AIX
6 3 (12.00%) HPUX
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) DevOps
1 6 (24.00%) Migration
1 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (20.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (20.00%) SOA
3 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (16.00%) RAD
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (12.00%) OO
4 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Release Management
4 3 (12.00%) Test Management
4 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (12.00%) UML
4 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Validation
5 2 (8.00%) High Availability
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Java
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) Perl
3 3 (12.00%) Python
4 2 (8.00%) Jython
5 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) MCITP
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) VCAP
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (16.00%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (8.00%) vSphere
3 2 (8.00%) XenApp
4 1 (4.00%) Docker
4 1 (4.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Control-M
1 3 (12.00%) Puppet
2 2 (8.00%) OpenView
2 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.00%) SCCM
3 1 (4.00%) Ansible
3 1 (4.00%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (4.00%) Data Guard
3 1 (4.00%) Nagios
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (4.00%) Simpana
3 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) IBM
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.00%) ATG
4 3 (12.00%) Blue Martini
4 3 (12.00%) Dell
4 3 (12.00%) Elastic Path
4 3 (12.00%) HP
4 3 (12.00%) Interwoven
4 3 (12.00%) Sun
4 3 (12.00%) VMware
5 2 (8.00%) 3PAR
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.00%) SAP
6 1 (4.00%) BMC
6 1 (4.00%) CA
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco
6 1 (4.00%) CommVault
6 1 (4.00%) Teradata