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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 97 123 111
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -12
Contract jobs citing Solaris 31 25 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.22% 0.80% 1.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.95% 3.16% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 16
Median daily rate £360 £378 £272
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.63% +38.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £299 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Median hourly rate - £29.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+35.84% -
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
626 792 781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.67% 25.49% 26.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 443 400
Median daily rate £350 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 99 125
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.48% +29.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Essex +5 11 £360 -7.09% 3
Cambridgeshire +23 8 £345 -9.21% 3
Norfolk +6 7 £490 -
Bedfordshire +6 3 £350 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £220 -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 50 (76.92%) Oracle
2 43 (66.15%) Linux
3 42 (64.62%) Unix
4 39 (60.00%) Windows
5 26 (40.00%) Shell Script
6 24 (36.92%) WebLogic
7 22 (33.85%) Red Hat
8 21 (32.31%) SQL
9 19 (29.23%) Kalman Filter
10 18 (27.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (27.69%) DNS
11 17 (26.15%) ITIL
11 17 (26.15%) Firewall
11 17 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (24.62%) Migration
13 15 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (23.08%) AIX
13 15 (23.08%) JIRA
14 14 (21.54%) SAN
15 13 (20.00%) EMC
15 13 (20.00%) HP
15 13 (20.00%) J2EE
15 13 (20.00%) Open Source
15 13 (20.00%) OSSEC
15 13 (20.00%) iptables
15 13 (20.00%) High Availability
16 12 (18.46%) Oracle Database
16 12 (18.46%) LogRhythm
16 12 (18.46%) Virtual Environments

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 (36.92%) WebLogic
2 10 (15.38%) Apache
3 9 (13.85%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (6.15%) Confluence
5 2 (3.08%) CMS
5 2 (3.08%) IIS
5 2 (3.08%) iPlanet
5 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.08%) Google Analytics
1 2 (3.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.69%) DNS
2 17 (26.15%) Firewall
3 14 (21.54%) SAN
4 6 (9.23%) BIG-IP
5 4 (6.15%) SSL
6 2 (3.08%) MPLS
6 2 (3.08%) NetScaler
6 2 (3.08%) WAN
7 1 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.54%) FTP
7 1 (1.54%) Internet
7 1 (1.54%) LDAP
7 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) Oracle Database
2 6 (9.23%) MySQL
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (23.08%) JIRA
2 11 (16.92%) Gradle
3 9 (13.85%) Maven
4 7 (10.77%) Ant
5 5 (7.69%) ClearCase
5 5 (7.69%) ClearQuest
6 4 (6.15%) Bitbucket
6 4 (6.15%) Jenkins
7 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.08%) AccuRev
8 2 (3.08%) JUnit
8 2 (3.08%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.54%) JProfiler
9 1 (1.54%) Subversion
9 1 (1.54%) YourKit
General
1 6 (9.23%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) Administrator
2 19 (29.23%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (21.54%) Linux Administrator
4 13 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 10 (15.38%) Analyst
6 8 (12.31%) Architect
6 8 (12.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Unix Administrator
7 6 (9.23%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 5 (7.69%) Service Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) Applications Architect
9 4 (6.15%) Solaris Administrator
9 4 (6.15%) Solaris Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Solaris Systems Administrator
10 3 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Technical Architect
10 3 (4.62%) Unix Engineer
11 2 (3.08%) Support Engineer
11 2 (3.08%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.00%) J2EE
2 7 (10.77%) JSP
3 3 (4.62%) Middleware
4 2 (3.08%) Ajax
4 2 (3.08%) CSS
4 2 (3.08%) HTML
4 2 (3.08%) HTML5
4 2 (3.08%) LESS
4 2 (3.08%) Sass
4 2 (3.08%) Web Services
4 2 (3.08%) XHTML
4 2 (3.08%) XML
5 1 (1.54%) Akka
5 1 (1.54%) Guava
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) Clustering
4 2 (3.08%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (3.08%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.08%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 43 (66.15%) Linux
2 42 (64.62%) Unix
3 39 (60.00%) Windows
4 18 (27.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (23.08%) AIX
6 9 (13.85%) HPUX
6 9 (13.85%) Windows Server
7 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.08%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.54%) CentOS
10 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.23%) Kalman Filter
2 17 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.15%) ITIL
3 16 (24.62%) Migration
4 15 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (20.00%) High Availability
5 13 (20.00%) Open Source
6 12 (18.46%) Incident Management
6 12 (18.46%) Virtual Environments
7 11 (16.92%) Configuration Management
7 11 (16.92%) Load Balancing
8 10 (15.38%) Change Control
9 6 (9.23%) DevOps
9 6 (9.23%) Performance Testing
9 6 (9.23%) Six Sigma
10 5 (7.69%) ITIL V3
10 5 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (7.69%) Project Management
11 4 (6.15%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 21 (32.31%) SQL
3 11 (16.92%) PL/SQL
4 9 (13.85%) Java
5 4 (6.15%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.15%) VBA
6 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.54%) Perl
7 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) Degree
4 2 (3.08%) MCITP
4 2 (3.08%) MCSE
4 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.54%) MBA
5 1 (1.54%) VCAP
5 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) JSP 440
2 2 (3.08%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (20.00%) iptables
2 12 (18.46%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (18.46%) vSphere
3 10 (15.38%) Postfix
3 10 (15.38%) Sendmail
4 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
6 2 (3.08%) Firmware
6 2 (3.08%) XenApp
7 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (20.00%) OSSEC
2 12 (18.46%) Nagios
3 11 (16.92%) Puppet
4 10 (15.38%) Cobbler
5 3 (4.62%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (4.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (3.08%) Control-M
7 1 (1.54%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.54%) SCCM
7 1 (1.54%) Simpana
Vendors
1 50 (76.92%) Oracle
2 22 (33.85%) Red Hat
3 13 (20.00%) EMC
3 13 (20.00%) HP
4 12 (18.46%) LogRhythm
4 12 (18.46%) TippingPoint
4 12 (18.46%) VMware
5 11 (16.92%) BEA
5 11 (16.92%) SolarWinds
5 11 (16.92%) Splunk
6 10 (15.38%) ServiceNow
7 8 (12.31%) Cisco
7 8 (12.31%) IBM
8 7 (10.77%) Sun
9 6 (9.23%) F5
9 6 (9.23%) webMethods
10 4 (6.15%) Atlassian
11 3 (4.62%) Citrix
11 3 (4.62%) Google
11 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
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