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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 103 74 107
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +33
Contract jobs citing Solaris 38 50 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.34% 2.06% 0.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.97% 7.26% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 11
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £269 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £750 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £57.50 £50.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+60.52% -32.14%
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
764 689 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.91% 28.41% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 314 268
Average daily rate £325 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £140 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 133 130
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £41.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 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
Essex +1 22 £403 -10.55% 1
Hertfordshire +4 12 £475 +31.03% 4
Cambridgeshire -35 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 58 (76.32%) Oracle
2 53 (69.74%) UNIX
2 53 (69.74%) Linux
3 49 (64.47%) SQL
4 35 (46.05%) J2EE
5 29 (38.16%) WebLogic
5 29 (38.16%) Windows
5 29 (38.16%) Finance
6 28 (36.84%) Java
7 25 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (27.63%) Scrum
8 21 (27.63%) IBM
9 18 (23.68%) OO
10 17 (22.37%) Tomcat
10 17 (22.37%) Sun
11 16 (21.05%) VMware
11 16 (21.05%) SC Cleared
11 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
12 15 (19.74%) Oracle Linux
12 15 (19.74%) Content Management
12 15 (19.74%) Ajax
12 15 (19.74%) UML
12 15 (19.74%) CSS
12 15 (19.74%) XML
12 15 (19.74%) JavaScript
12 15 (19.74%) Ant
12 15 (19.74%) HTML
13 14 (18.42%) J2SE
13 14 (18.42%) HP
13 14 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 29 (38.16%) WebLogic
2 17 (22.37%) Tomcat
3 13 (17.11%) WebSphere
4 9 (11.84%) Apache
5 6 (7.89%) WebLogic Portal
6 5 (6.58%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (3.95%) CMS
7 3 (3.95%) MQSeries
8 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
9 1 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.26%) MS Office
3 2 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.79%) DNS
2 9 (11.84%) TCP/IP
3 8 (10.53%) SAN
4 7 (9.21%) Internet
4 7 (9.21%) VPN
5 6 (7.89%) LAN
5 6 (7.89%) IPsec
5 6 (7.89%) VLAN
6 3 (3.95%) Network Security
6 3 (3.95%) Wireless
6 3 (3.95%) DHCP
6 3 (3.95%) HTTP
6 3 (3.95%) Broadband
7 2 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) SQL Server
1 11 (14.47%) Relational Database
2 10 (13.16%) Oracle Database
2 10 (13.16%) MySQL
3 6 (7.89%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.26%) DB2
5 2 (2.63%) MS Access
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 15 (19.74%) Ant
2 11 (14.47%) Eclipse
3 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.58%) SoapUI
5 4 (5.26%) Subversion
6 3 (3.95%) Maven
6 3 (3.95%) Log4j
6 3 (3.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.95%) JUnit
6 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.32%) MSI
General
1 29 (38.16%) Finance
2 10 (13.16%) Legal
3 8 (10.53%) Marketing
4 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.58%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.26%) Advertising
6 3 (3.95%) Retail
7 2 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (23.68%) Architect
2 17 (22.37%) Developer
3 15 (19.74%) Java Developer
4 12 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (14.47%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (13.16%) Analyst
6 10 (13.16%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Design Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) Principal Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (6.58%) Java Architect
9 5 (6.58%) Test Analyst
10 4 (5.26%) Capacity Analyst
11 3 (3.95%) Performance Analyst
11 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Manager
11 3 (3.95%) Build Engineer
11 3 (3.95%) Software Build Engineer
11 3 (3.95%) Technical Architect
11 3 (3.95%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (46.05%) J2EE
2 15 (19.74%) Ajax
2 15 (19.74%) CSS
2 15 (19.74%) XML
2 15 (19.74%) HTML
3 14 (18.42%) J2SE
4 12 (15.79%) XHTML
4 12 (15.79%) HTML5
5 11 (14.47%) Web Services
6 10 (13.16%) SOAP
7 9 (11.84%) Middleware
8 7 (9.21%) TopLink
8 7 (9.21%) JAX-WS
8 7 (9.21%) JAX-RS
9 5 (6.58%) JSP
10 3 (3.95%) JSON
10 3 (3.95%) XMLBeans
10 3 (3.95%) Spring
10 3 (3.95%) Hibernate
10 3 (3.95%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Clustering
2 7 (9.21%) Web 2.0
3 5 (6.58%) PKI
4 4 (5.26%) Open Source
4 4 (5.26%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.95%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.63%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.63%) AS400
6 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.63%) iSeries
7 1 (1.32%) Statistics
7 1 (1.32%) Replication
7 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (69.74%) UNIX
1 53 (69.74%) Linux
2 29 (38.16%) Windows
3 15 (19.74%) Oracle Linux
4 10 (13.16%) AIX
5 7 (9.21%) HPUX
6 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.95%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.95%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.95%) VMS
7 2 (2.63%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.32%) Android
8 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (27.63%) Scrum
3 18 (23.68%) OO
4 15 (19.74%) Content Management
4 15 (19.74%) UML
5 14 (18.42%) Multithreading
6 13 (17.11%) Validation
7 12 (15.79%) TDD
8 11 (14.47%) Test Strategy
9 10 (13.16%) RUP
10 9 (11.84%) User Stories
11 8 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (10.53%) Use Case
11 8 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (9.21%) Performance Testing
12 7 (9.21%) B2C
13 6 (7.89%) E-Commerce
13 6 (7.89%) Network Management
13 6 (7.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 49 (64.47%) SQL
2 28 (36.84%) Java
3 15 (19.74%) JavaScript
4 13 (17.11%) Perl
5 12 (15.79%) Shell Script
6 11 (14.47%) PHP
7 6 (7.89%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.95%) XPath
9 3 (3.95%) Tcl
9 3 (3.95%) VBA
9 3 (3.95%) Python
10 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.63%) Korn
11 1 (1.32%) FQL
Qualifications
1 16 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.21%) Degree
3 3 (3.95%) Sun Certification
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.63%) MCITP
5 1 (1.32%) ISEB
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.32%) MCSE
5 1 (1.32%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.32%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (13.16%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.95%) XenApp
3 3 (3.95%) vSphere
3 3 (3.95%) MetaFrame
4 2 (2.63%) ISA Server
4 2 (2.63%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.32%) Nmap
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.95%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (2.63%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.32%) Nessus
4 1 (1.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (76.32%) Oracle
2 21 (27.63%) IBM
3 17 (22.37%) Sun
4 16 (21.05%) VMware
5 14 (18.42%) HP
6 13 (17.11%) Atlassian
7 9 (11.84%) F5
7 9 (11.84%) Cisco
8 7 (9.21%) EMC
8 7 (9.21%) Microsoft
8 7 (9.21%) Citrix
9 6 (7.89%) BEA
9 6 (7.89%) Splunk
10 5 (6.58%) FatWire
10 5 (6.58%) BMC
11 3 (3.95%) Interwoven
11 3 (3.95%) Sybase
12 2 (2.63%) Adobe
12 2 (2.63%) NetApp
13 1 (1.32%) Facebook
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