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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 110 108 85
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -23
Contract jobs citing Solaris 40 13 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.26% 0.54% 1.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.03% 2.16% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 30
Average daily rate
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£425 £370 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £355 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £57.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.09%
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
796 601 867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 25.02% 24.75% 28.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 243 367
Average daily rate £325 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £169 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 113 137
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.60 £36.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 22 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Solaris Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 August 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire - 18 £425 - 2
Hertfordshire -15 9 £500 +36.51% 1
Essex 0 5 £400 -15.78% 2
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 75 (88.24%) UNIX
2 67 (78.82%) Linux
3 55 (64.71%) Oracle
4 54 (63.53%) SQL
5 40 (47.06%) Java
5 40 (47.06%) J2EE
6 39 (45.88%) Finance
7 30 (35.29%) WebLogic
8 28 (32.94%) Sun
9 27 (31.76%) IBM
10 26 (30.59%) OO
10 26 (30.59%) Tomcat
11 24 (28.24%) UML
12 22 (25.88%) Perl
13 21 (24.71%) J2SE
13 21 (24.71%) WebSphere
14 20 (23.53%) Multithreading
14 20 (23.53%) Oracle Linux
14 20 (23.53%) Active Directory
15 18 (21.18%) Ant
15 18 (21.18%) Atlassian
15 18 (21.18%) Scrum
16 16 (18.82%) Ajax
16 16 (18.82%) JavaScript
16 16 (18.82%) HTML
16 16 (18.82%) XML
16 16 (18.82%) E-Commerce
17 15 (17.65%) Content Management
17 15 (17.65%) Git (software)
18 14 (16.47%) Web 2.0

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 30 (35.29%) WebLogic
2 26 (30.59%) Tomcat
3 21 (24.71%) WebSphere
4 9 (10.59%) MQSeries
5 8 (9.41%) Oracle Service Bus
5 8 (9.41%) Apache
6 6 (7.06%) Adobe CQ
7 4 (4.71%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (4.71%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (3.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (1.18%) CMS
9 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Office
1 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.47%) Internet
2 8 (9.41%) HTTP
3 6 (7.06%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.06%) VPN
3 6 (7.06%) SAN
4 5 (5.88%) IPsec
4 5 (5.88%) LAN
4 5 (5.88%) VLAN
5 3 (3.53%) Network Security
6 1 (1.18%) Firewall
6 1 (1.18%) Wireless
6 1 (1.18%) DNS
6 1 (1.18%) DHCP
6 1 (1.18%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.47%) Relational Database
2 10 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.24%) RDBMS
3 7 (8.24%) Oracle ODI
4 6 (7.06%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
5 5 (5.88%) MySQL
5 5 (5.88%) DB2
6 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (4.71%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.71%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 18 (21.18%) Ant
2 15 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 12 (14.12%) Subversion
4 10 (11.76%) Eclipse
5 9 (10.59%) JUnit
5 9 (10.59%) Log4j
6 5 (5.88%) Maven
7 4 (4.71%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 39 (45.88%) Finance
2 9 (10.59%) Manufacturing
2 9 (10.59%) Retail
3 6 (7.06%) Legal
4 5 (5.88%) Advertising
5 2 (2.35%) Banking
5 2 (2.35%) Marketing
6 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 28 (32.94%) Architect
2 20 (23.53%) Developer
3 16 (18.82%) Java Developer
4 15 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (14.12%) Java Architect
5 12 (14.12%) Technical Architect
6 8 (9.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 7 (8.24%) Design Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) Principal Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Architect
10 4 (4.71%) Oracle DBA
10 4 (4.71%) DBA
10 4 (4.71%) Network Engineer
11 3 (3.53%) Analyst
11 3 (3.53%) Test Analyst
11 3 (3.53%) Security Engineer
11 3 (3.53%) Middleware Engineer
12 2 (2.35%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (47.06%) J2EE
2 21 (24.71%) J2SE
3 16 (18.82%) Ajax
3 16 (18.82%) HTML
3 16 (18.82%) XML
4 12 (14.12%) CSS
5 11 (12.94%) XHTML
6 10 (11.76%) JSP
6 10 (11.76%) Middleware
7 9 (10.59%) Servlets
7 9 (10.59%) Struts
7 9 (10.59%) XSLT
7 9 (10.59%) JMS
7 9 (10.59%) XMLBeans
8 8 (9.41%) CGI
9 7 (8.24%) Web Services
9 7 (8.24%) HTML5
10 6 (7.06%) JSON
11 5 (5.88%) SOAP
11 5 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.47%) Web 2.0
2 10 (11.76%) Clustering
3 8 (9.41%) PKI
4 5 (5.88%) CMDB
4 5 (5.88%) Open Source
5 4 (4.71%) Replication
5 4 (4.71%) Mathematics
5 4 (4.71%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.18%) Social Media
6 1 (1.18%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 75 (88.24%) UNIX
2 67 (78.82%) Linux
3 20 (23.53%) Oracle Linux
4 12 (14.12%) Windows
4 12 (14.12%) HPUX
5 9 (10.59%) AIX
6 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.18%) Android
7 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.59%) OO
2 24 (28.24%) UML
3 20 (23.53%) Multithreading
4 18 (21.18%) Scrum
5 16 (18.82%) E-Commerce
6 15 (17.65%) Content Management
7 14 (16.47%) ITIL
8 13 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (12.94%) Test Strategy
10 10 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (11.76%) SOA
10 10 (11.76%) Validation
11 9 (10.59%) OOA/OOD
11 9 (10.59%) RAD
11 9 (10.59%) Incident Management
11 9 (10.59%) Load Balancing
12 7 (8.24%) RUP
12 7 (8.24%) Performance Testing
12 7 (8.24%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 54 (63.53%) SQL
2 40 (47.06%) Java
3 22 (25.88%) Perl
4 16 (18.82%) JavaScript
5 9 (10.59%) Shell Script
5 9 (10.59%) XPath
6 6 (7.06%) Bash Shell
7 5 (5.88%) Python
8 4 (4.71%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.53%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 2 (2.35%) Tcl
11 1 (1.18%) PHP
11 1 (1.18%) Korn
11 1 (1.18%) FQL
11 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (12.94%) Degree
2 8 (9.41%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.88%) Sun Certification
4 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) SLA
2 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 20 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.71%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (3.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (2.35%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.18%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (12.94%) Tivoli
1 11 (12.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (7.06%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (4.71%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.18%) Puppet
4 1 (1.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 55 (64.71%) Oracle
2 28 (32.94%) Sun
3 27 (31.76%) IBM
4 18 (21.18%) Atlassian
5 10 (11.76%) Sybase
5 10 (11.76%) HP
6 9 (10.59%) Interwoven
6 9 (10.59%) VMware
7 8 (9.41%) Red Hat
8 7 (8.24%) Cisco
9 6 (7.06%) F5
9 6 (7.06%) FatWire
10 5 (5.88%) EMC
10 5 (5.88%) Splunk
11 4 (4.71%) Elastic Path
11 4 (4.71%) Blue Martini
11 4 (4.71%) ATG
12 3 (3.53%) Microsoft
12 3 (3.53%) Citrix
13 2 (2.35%) Facebook
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