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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 106 83 108
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +25
Contract jobs citing Solaris 18 49 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.79% 1.88% 1.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.14% 8.01% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 17
Median daily rate £424 £390 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.65% -8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £320 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £465 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 1
Median hourly rate - £23.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £23.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+117.39% -42.50%
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
574 612 778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 25.18% 23.43% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 291 433
Median daily rate £338 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 141 119
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £40.75 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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
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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the East of England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hertfordshire +3 12 £438 +34.61% 1
Bedfordshire +4 3 - - 1
Essex -1 3 £255 -43.33%
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 46 (85.19%) Oracle
2 31 (57.41%) Linux
3 28 (51.85%) Windows
4 26 (48.15%) Unix
5 24 (44.44%) WebLogic
6 17 (31.48%) Oracle Database
7 15 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (27.78%) VMware
8 14 (25.93%) Red Hat
8 14 (25.93%) Shell Script
8 14 (25.93%) Middleware
9 13 (24.07%) AIX
9 13 (24.07%) Active Directory
10 12 (22.22%) SQL
10 12 (22.22%) Java
10 12 (22.22%) Migration
10 12 (22.22%) Firewall
10 12 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (22.22%) Security Cleared
11 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (18.52%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (18.52%) Virtual Machines
11 10 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (18.52%) J2EE
11 10 (18.52%) ITIL
11 10 (18.52%) Sun
11 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
12 9 (16.67%) Cisco
12 9 (16.67%) HP

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 24 (44.44%) WebLogic
2 9 (16.67%) Apache
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (9.26%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (7.41%) WebSphere
5 3 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (5.56%) CMS
5 3 (5.56%) IIS
5 3 (5.56%) MQSeries
5 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (3.70%) iPlanet
Business Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.85%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Office 365
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) Firewall
2 8 (14.81%) DNS
2 8 (14.81%) SAN
3 6 (11.11%) BIG-IP
3 6 (11.11%) MPLS
3 6 (11.11%) NetScaler
3 6 (11.11%) WAN
4 3 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (5.56%) Internet
5 1 (1.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) Oracle Database
2 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.11%) MySQL
3 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (11.11%) Oracle Discoverer
4 4 (7.41%) DB2
5 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.56%) Jackrabbit
5 3 (5.56%) OLTP
5 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.85%) MaxDB
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Ant
1 3 (5.56%) Eclipse
1 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.56%) JIRA
1 3 (5.56%) JUnit
1 3 (5.56%) Log4j
1 3 (5.56%) Mockito
1 3 (5.56%) Subversion
1 3 (5.56%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (16.67%) Architect
2 7 (12.96%) Administrator
2 7 (12.96%) Analyst
2 7 (12.96%) Solaris Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) HR Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Oracle Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) Senior Oracle Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 6 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.93%) Middleware
2 10 (18.52%) J2EE
3 8 (14.81%) JSP
4 5 (9.26%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (7.41%) REST
5 4 (7.41%) SOAP
5 4 (7.41%) Web Services
5 4 (7.41%) XML
6 3 (5.56%) EJB
6 3 (5.56%) HTML
6 3 (5.56%) JDBC
6 3 (5.56%) JMS
6 3 (5.56%) JSON
6 3 (5.56%) JSTL
6 3 (5.56%) SAML
6 3 (5.56%) Servlets
6 3 (5.56%) Struts
6 3 (5.56%) XHTML
6 3 (5.56%) XSD
6 3 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.56%) Clustering
2 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.56%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (5.56%) PKI
3 1 (1.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 31 (57.41%) Linux
2 28 (51.85%) Windows
3 26 (48.15%) Unix
4 13 (24.07%) AIX
5 12 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (11.11%) Windows Server
8 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (5.56%) HPUX
9 3 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
9 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (22.22%) Migration
3 10 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (18.52%) ITIL
3 10 (18.52%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 7 (12.96%) High Availability
5 7 (12.96%) Incident Management
5 7 (12.96%) Open Source
6 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.11%) Converged Infrastructure
6 6 (11.11%) RAD
6 6 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 6 (11.11%) Release Management
6 6 (11.11%) Six Sigma
6 6 (11.11%) Test Management
6 6 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 6 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (11.11%) Validation
7 5 (9.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) Shell Script
2 12 (22.22%) Java
2 12 (22.22%) SQL
3 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.56%) Perl
3 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.70%) Jython
4 2 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.11%) Degree
3 6 (11.11%) MCITP
3 6 (11.11%) MCSE
3 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.56%) VCAP
4 3 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 6 (11.11%) QA
2 5 (9.26%) JSP 440
3 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (24.07%) Active Directory
3 10 (18.52%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (16.67%) vSphere
5 6 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (11.11%) XenApp
6 4 (7.41%) iptables
7 3 (5.56%) Firmware
7 3 (5.56%) Postfix
7 3 (5.56%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) Control-M
1 6 (11.11%) SCCM
2 5 (9.26%) Puppet
3 4 (7.41%) Nagios
3 4 (7.41%) OSSEC
4 3 (5.56%) Cobbler
4 3 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (5.56%) OpenView
4 3 (5.56%) Simpana
4 3 (5.56%) Tivoli
4 3 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.85%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 46 (85.19%) Oracle
2 15 (27.78%) VMware
3 14 (25.93%) Red Hat
4 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 10 (18.52%) Sun
5 9 (16.67%) Cisco
5 9 (16.67%) HP
6 7 (12.96%) BEA
6 7 (12.96%) IBM
7 6 (11.11%) 3PAR
7 6 (11.11%) Citrix
7 6 (11.11%) Dell
7 6 (11.11%) F5
8 4 (7.41%) EMC
8 4 (7.41%) LogRhythm
8 4 (7.41%) TippingPoint
9 3 (5.56%) BMC
9 3 (5.56%) CommVault
9 3 (5.56%) Interwoven
9 3 (5.56%) webMethods