The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the East of England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 107 110 90
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -20
Contract jobs citing Solaris 35 11 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.20% 0.46% 1.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.53% 1.77% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 25
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£272 £361 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.56% -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £35.00 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -7.69%
Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
772 621 813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.38% 26.01% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 240 353
Average daily rate £275 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.77% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 116 136
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £39.93 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
Solaris
England

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 July 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 July 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 July 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
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - 7 £405 - 12
Essex 0 6 £400 -
Hertfordshire +3 4 - - 4
Bedfordshire - - - - 2
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 63 (76.83%) Linux
2 62 (75.61%) UNIX
3 52 (63.41%) SQL
3 52 (63.41%) Oracle
4 36 (43.90%) IBM
5 34 (41.46%) Finance
5 34 (41.46%) Java
6 32 (39.02%) J2EE
7 25 (30.49%) OO
8 23 (28.05%) Tivoli
9 22 (26.83%) WebSphere
10 21 (25.61%) Ant
11 19 (23.17%) JavaScript
11 19 (23.17%) XML
11 19 (23.17%) WebLogic
11 19 (23.17%) HTML
11 19 (23.17%) Active Directory
11 19 (23.17%) Ajax
11 19 (23.17%) Relational Database
12 18 (21.95%) AIX
13 17 (20.73%) Tomcat
14 16 (19.51%) Web 2.0
14 16 (19.51%) Sun
15 15 (18.29%) CSS
15 15 (18.29%) ITIL
16 14 (17.07%) JSP
16 14 (17.07%) E-Commerce
16 14 (17.07%) Subversion
16 14 (17.07%) Capacity Planning
17 13 (15.85%) Content Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 22 (26.83%) WebSphere
2 19 (23.17%) WebLogic
3 17 (20.73%) Tomcat
4 10 (12.20%) Apache
5 7 (8.54%) MQSeries
5 7 (8.54%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (6.10%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (4.88%) Adobe CQ
7 4 (4.88%) Alfresco
7 4 (4.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (4.88%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.22%) iPlanet
8 1 (1.22%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
2 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) RiskWrite
1 4 (4.88%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.85%) Internet
2 7 (8.54%) HTTP
3 5 (6.10%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.10%) VPN
3 5 (6.10%) LAN
3 5 (6.10%) IPsec
3 5 (6.10%) VLAN
4 3 (3.66%) Network Security
5 1 (1.22%) LDAP
5 1 (1.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.17%) Relational Database
2 11 (13.41%) RDBMS
3 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
4 8 (9.76%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (8.54%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (6.10%) Oracle9i Database
6 5 (6.10%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (6.10%) Oracle Database
6 5 (6.10%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (4.88%) DB2
7 4 (4.88%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (3.66%) MySQL
9 1 (1.22%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 21 (25.61%) Ant
2 14 (17.07%) Subversion
3 12 (14.63%) Eclipse
4 11 (13.41%) JUnit
4 11 (13.41%) Log4j
5 7 (8.54%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.88%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 3 (3.66%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (3.66%) Maven
General
1 34 (41.46%) Finance
2 7 (8.54%) Legal
2 7 (8.54%) Manufacturing
2 7 (8.54%) Retail
3 3 (3.66%) Marketing
4 1 (1.22%) Automotive
4 1 (1.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (25.61%) Developer
2 17 (20.73%) Java Developer
3 16 (19.51%) Architect
4 11 (13.41%) Technical Architect
5 10 (12.20%) Analyst
6 8 (9.76%) Java Architect
6 8 (9.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 7 (8.54%) Support Engineer
7 7 (8.54%) Capacity Management Analyst
7 7 (8.54%) Capacity Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) DBA
8 5 (6.10%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (6.10%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (4.88%) J2EE Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Middleware Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Network Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) Java/J2EE Architect
10 3 (3.66%) Security Engineer
11 2 (2.44%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (39.02%) J2EE
2 19 (23.17%) XML
2 19 (23.17%) HTML
2 19 (23.17%) Ajax
3 15 (18.29%) CSS
4 14 (17.07%) JSP
5 12 (14.63%) XHTML
6 11 (13.41%) Servlets
6 11 (13.41%) XSLT
6 11 (13.41%) Struts
6 11 (13.41%) XMLBeans
7 9 (10.98%) J2SE
8 8 (9.76%) HTML5
9 7 (8.54%) JMS
9 7 (8.54%) Hibernate
9 7 (8.54%) Spring
9 7 (8.54%) jQuery
10 6 (7.32%) CGI
10 6 (7.32%) Web Services
11 5 (6.10%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.51%) Web 2.0
2 9 (10.98%) PKI
3 5 (6.10%) Replication
3 5 (6.10%) Clustering
3 5 (6.10%) CMDB
4 4 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.88%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.44%) Social Media
5 2 (2.44%) Open Source
5 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.22%) AS400
6 1 (1.22%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.22%) iSeries
6 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 63 (76.83%) Linux
2 62 (75.61%) UNIX
3 18 (21.95%) AIX
4 11 (13.41%) Windows
5 8 (9.76%) Oracle Linux
5 8 (9.76%) HPUX
6 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.22%) Android
7 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.49%) OO
2 15 (18.29%) ITIL
3 14 (17.07%) E-Commerce
3 14 (17.07%) Capacity Planning
4 13 (15.85%) Content Management
5 12 (14.63%) SOA
5 12 (14.63%) UML
6 11 (13.41%) Scrum
7 10 (12.20%) Capacity Management
7 10 (12.20%) Validation
8 9 (10.98%) RAD
8 9 (10.98%) Incident Management
9 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (9.76%) Test Strategy
9 8 (9.76%) Multithreading
9 8 (9.76%) RUP
10 7 (8.54%) ITIL V3
11 6 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (7.32%) Configuration Management
12 5 (6.10%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 52 (63.41%) SQL
2 34 (41.46%) Java
3 19 (23.17%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.41%) Perl
4 11 (13.41%) XPath
5 9 (10.98%) Shell Script
6 5 (6.10%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.88%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.88%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 4 (4.88%) Python
8 1 (1.22%) FQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.32%) Degree
3 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.66%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.22%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 19 (23.17%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.41%) VMware ESX
3 6 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.10%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (4.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (28.05%) Tivoli
2 12 (14.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (13.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (6.10%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.22%) Puppet
6 1 (1.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 52 (63.41%) Oracle
2 36 (43.90%) IBM
3 16 (19.51%) Sun
4 12 (14.63%) NetApp
5 9 (10.98%) Sybase
5 9 (10.98%) Red Hat
5 9 (10.98%) HP
6 7 (8.54%) Cisco
6 7 (8.54%) Interwoven
6 7 (8.54%) Atlassian
7 6 (7.32%) VMware
7 6 (7.32%) FatWire
8 5 (6.10%) Splunk
9 4 (4.88%) Blue Martini
9 4 (4.88%) Elastic Path
9 4 (4.88%) ATG
9 4 (4.88%) EMC
10 3 (3.66%) Citrix
10 3 (3.66%) Microsoft
10 3 (3.66%) Facebook
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
JM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday