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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 118 100 109
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Contract jobs citing Solaris 23 41 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.75% 1.35% 0.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.05% 5.15% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 5
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£375 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £220 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £475 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.73% -4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.46%
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
754 796 603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.69% 26.30% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 412 229
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £135 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 129 116
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.00 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
Hertfordshire -1 10 £338 -30.76% 1
Essex -2 10 £375 -6.25%
Cambridgeshire -9 1 £380 -10.58% 2
Norfolk -13 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 2
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 60 (84.51%) Linux
2 57 (80.28%) UNIX
3 44 (61.97%) Java
4 39 (54.93%) Windows
5 37 (52.11%) SQL
6 36 (50.70%) HTML
6 36 (50.70%) Relational Database
7 34 (47.89%) J2EE
7 34 (47.89%) XML
8 33 (46.48%) JavaScript
8 33 (46.48%) Web Services
9 32 (45.07%) Ajax
10 31 (43.66%) Content Management
10 31 (43.66%) Ant
11 30 (42.25%) WebSphere
12 29 (40.85%) XHTML
13 28 (39.44%) OO
13 28 (39.44%) CSS
14 27 (38.03%) IBM
15 25 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
15 25 (35.21%) HTML5
16 24 (33.80%) Oracle
16 24 (33.80%) Eclipse
17 21 (29.58%) SOAP
18 20 (28.17%) TDD
19 18 (25.35%) TopLink
19 18 (25.35%) WebLogic
19 18 (25.35%) EclipseLink
20 17 (23.94%) User Stories
20 17 (23.94%) SoapUI

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 30 (42.25%) WebSphere
2 18 (25.35%) WebLogic
3 9 (12.68%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (9.86%) Apache
5 6 (8.45%) MQSeries
6 5 (7.04%) WildFly
7 3 (4.23%) JBoss
7 3 (4.23%) GlassFish
7 3 (4.23%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (4.23%) CMS
8 2 (2.82%) NetWeaver
9 1 (1.41%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (1.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Tridion
2 2 (2.82%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.41%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.68%) Internet
2 6 (8.45%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.45%) DNS
3 5 (7.04%) LDAP
4 3 (4.23%) SAN
4 3 (4.23%) SSH
4 3 (4.23%) NAS
5 2 (2.82%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.82%) WAN
6 1 (1.41%) SNMP
6 1 (1.41%) LAN
6 1 (1.41%) VoIP
6 1 (1.41%) Intranet
6 1 (1.41%) SSL
6 1 (1.41%) MPLS
6 1 (1.41%) Firewall
6 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.41%) Wireless
6 1 (1.41%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (50.70%) Relational Database
2 10 (14.08%) MySQL
3 8 (11.27%) RDBMS
4 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
4 6 (8.45%) DB2
5 5 (7.04%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (7.04%) MongoDB
5 5 (7.04%) Ingres
6 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (1.41%) MaxDB
7 1 (1.41%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.41%) SAP BI
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (43.66%) Ant
2 24 (33.80%) Eclipse
3 17 (23.94%) SoapUI
4 9 (12.68%) Subversion
5 8 (11.27%) Git (software)
5 8 (11.27%) JUnit
6 7 (9.86%) Jenkins
7 6 (8.45%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 6 (8.45%) Log4j
8 5 (7.04%) Maven
9 2 (2.82%) JIRA
9 2 (2.82%) Selenium
9 2 (2.82%) AccuRev
9 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.82%) Hudson
9 2 (2.82%) HP UFT
9 2 (2.82%) LoadRunner
9 2 (2.82%) JMeter
10 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (22.54%) Marketing
2 9 (12.68%) Finance
3 7 (9.86%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.63%) Legal
6 3 (4.23%) Automotive
7 1 (1.41%) Banking
7 1 (1.41%) Retail
7 1 (1.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 34 (47.89%) Developer
2 32 (45.07%) Java Developer
3 17 (23.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 10 (14.08%) Architect
5 8 (11.27%) Technical Architect
5 8 (11.27%) Senior Developer
5 8 (11.27%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (5.63%) UNIX Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.23%) Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (2.82%) DBA
8 2 (2.82%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.82%) Administrator
8 2 (2.82%) MySQL DBA
8 2 (2.82%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (50.70%) HTML
2 34 (47.89%) J2EE
2 34 (47.89%) XML
3 33 (46.48%) Web Services
4 32 (45.07%) Ajax
5 29 (40.85%) XHTML
6 28 (39.44%) CSS
7 25 (35.21%) HTML5
8 21 (29.58%) SOAP
9 18 (25.35%) TopLink
9 18 (25.35%) EclipseLink
10 17 (23.94%) JSP
11 16 (22.54%) JAX-RS
11 16 (22.54%) JAX-WS
12 12 (16.90%) JMS
13 9 (12.68%) Struts
14 7 (9.86%) JDBC
15 6 (8.45%) Servlets
15 6 (8.45%) EJB
15 6 (8.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) Web 2.0
2 6 (8.45%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.04%) Thin Client
3 5 (7.04%) Fat Client
3 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.63%) Clustering
5 3 (4.23%) Replication
6 2 (2.82%) PKI
6 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.82%) User Experience
7 1 (1.41%) NHS
7 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.41%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.41%) HACMP
7 1 (1.41%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 60 (84.51%) Linux
2 57 (80.28%) UNIX
3 39 (54.93%) Windows
4 7 (9.86%) HPUX
5 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.41%) CentOS
6 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.41%) AIX
6 1 (1.41%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.41%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.66%) Content Management
2 28 (39.44%) OO
3 25 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (28.17%) TDD
5 17 (23.94%) User Stories
6 16 (22.54%) Digital Marketing
7 14 (19.72%) B2C
8 13 (18.31%) RAD
8 13 (18.31%) Scrum
8 13 (18.31%) Use Case
9 12 (16.90%) RUP
10 11 (15.49%) Validation
11 8 (11.27%) SOA
11 8 (11.27%) SEO
11 8 (11.27%) Analytics
12 7 (9.86%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (9.86%) UML
13 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce
14 5 (7.04%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 44 (61.97%) Java
2 37 (52.11%) SQL
3 33 (46.48%) JavaScript
4 12 (16.90%) Perl
5 8 (11.27%) Shell Script
6 7 (9.86%) Bash Shell
7 6 (8.45%) XPath
8 5 (7.04%) Python
9 4 (5.63%) C-shell
10 3 (4.23%) Bourne shell
10 3 (4.23%) PHP
11 1 (1.41%) VB
11 1 (1.41%) C
11 1 (1.41%) C#
11 1 (1.41%) C++
11 1 (1.41%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.41%) AWK
11 1 (1.41%) VB6
11 1 (1.41%) Korn
11 1 (1.41%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.82%) CCNP
3 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.82%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.41%) Degree
4 1 (1.41%) CCNA
4 1 (1.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (2.82%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) VMware ESX
1 4 (5.63%) vSphere
2 3 (4.23%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.41%) PowerHA
4 1 (1.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (5.63%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (1.41%) CA Wily
3 1 (1.41%) Puppet
3 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.41%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.41%) OpenView
3 1 (1.41%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 27 (38.03%) IBM
2 24 (33.80%) Oracle
3 8 (11.27%) HP
3 8 (11.27%) FatWire
3 8 (11.27%) Google
4 7 (9.86%) SAP
4 7 (9.86%) Cisco
4 7 (9.86%) Red Hat
4 7 (9.86%) Omniture
5 6 (8.45%) EMC
5 6 (8.45%) Interwoven
5 6 (8.45%) Elastic Path
5 6 (8.45%) Blue Martini
5 6 (8.45%) Sun
5 6 (8.45%) ATG
6 5 (7.04%) VMware
6 5 (7.04%) F5
7 4 (5.63%) BMC
8 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.23%) BEA