The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 45 51 49
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Solaris 8 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.67% 1.85% 1.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.30% 8.96% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Median daily rate £370 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £40.60 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £27.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+32.11% +2.83%
Solaris
East of 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 Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
151 134 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 31.52% 20.71% 31.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 58 69
Median daily rate £350 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 28 38
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.60 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solaris across the Essex region.

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Essex region.

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Southend-on-Sea +8 6 £355 -
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 12 (85.71%) WebLogic
1 12 (85.71%) Unix
2 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 10 (71.43%) Shell Script
3 9 (64.29%) J2EE
3 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) WebLogic Portal
4 8 (57.14%) Apache
5 7 (50.00%) BEA
6 6 (42.86%) DNS
7 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
8 4 (28.57%) Ajax
8 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
8 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
8 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
8 4 (28.57%) webMethods
8 4 (28.57%) Web Services
8 4 (28.57%) XML
8 4 (28.57%) XHTML
8 4 (28.57%) Linux
8 4 (28.57%) MySQL
8 4 (28.57%) SQL
8 4 (28.57%) HTML
8 4 (28.57%) Java
8 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 4 (28.57%) Ant
8 4 (28.57%) CSS
9 3 (21.43%) Middleware

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 12 (85.71%) WebLogic
2 9 (64.29%) WebLogic Portal
3 8 (57.14%) Apache
4 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
5 2 (14.29%) CMS
5 2 (14.29%) GlassFish
5 2 (14.29%) JBoss
5 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MySQL
1 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Ant
2 2 (14.29%) AccuRev
2 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Gradle
2 2 (14.29%) JUnit
2 2 (14.29%) Maven
2 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 2 (14.29%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (14.29%) Legal
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Solaris Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C++/Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Solaris Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Support
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) J2EE
2 4 (28.57%) Ajax
2 4 (28.57%) CSS
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) Web Services
2 4 (28.57%) XHTML
2 4 (28.57%) XML
3 3 (21.43%) Middleware
4 2 (14.29%) Ext JS
4 2 (14.29%) Java SE
4 2 (14.29%) JAX-WS
4 2 (14.29%) JPA
4 2 (14.29%) jQuery
4 2 (14.29%) JSP
4 2 (14.29%) JSR 170
4 2 (14.29%) SAML
4 2 (14.29%) SOAP
4 2 (14.29%) Spring
4 2 (14.29%) Struts
4 2 (14.29%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
1 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
1 2 (14.29%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Unix
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Analytics
2 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 2 (14.29%) B2C
2 2 (14.29%) Content Management
2 2 (14.29%) CRM
2 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
2 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 2 (14.29%) Information Management
2 2 (14.29%) MVC
2 2 (14.29%) OO
2 2 (14.29%) RAD
2 2 (14.29%) SEO
2 2 (14.29%) SOA
2 2 (14.29%) TDD
2 2 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Shell Script
2 4 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 7 (50.00%) BEA
3 4 (28.57%) webMethods
4 2 (14.29%) CA
4 2 (14.29%) FatWire
4 2 (14.29%) Google
4 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) Omniture
4 2 (14.29%) Rally