The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 21 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +1
Contract jobs citing Solaris 37 24 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.77% 3.59% 0.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.68% 13.79% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £374 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.95% +2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.35 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.35 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+18.44% +2.61%
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
129 174 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 30.57% 26.05% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 82 27
Average daily rate £380 £400 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +73.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £173 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 28 25
Average hourly rate £16.50 £26.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.73% +47.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.60 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.35 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.97% -6.96%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 February 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
Brentwood - 5 £265 -
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 37 (71.15%) Windows
2 32 (61.54%) Oracle
3 31 (59.62%) J2EE
4 30 (57.69%) Linux
5 27 (51.92%) UNIX
6 25 (48.08%) WebLogic
7 24 (46.15%) Java
7 24 (46.15%) SQL
8 22 (42.31%) IBM
9 20 (38.46%) HTML
9 20 (38.46%) Web Services
9 20 (38.46%) SC Cleared
9 20 (38.46%) Security Cleared
9 20 (38.46%) HTML5
10 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (36.54%) Content Management
11 18 (34.62%) Ajax
11 18 (34.62%) XML
11 18 (34.62%) CSS
11 18 (34.62%) JavaScript
11 18 (34.62%) DNS
12 17 (32.69%) Relational Database
13 16 (30.77%) PHP
13 16 (30.77%) Ant
13 16 (30.77%) XHTML
13 16 (30.77%) WebSphere
13 16 (30.77%) Shell Script
14 15 (28.85%) Validation
14 15 (28.85%) Marketing
14 15 (28.85%) TopLink

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 25 (48.08%) WebLogic
2 16 (30.77%) WebSphere
3 12 (23.08%) Apache
4 11 (21.15%) WebLogic Portal
5 4 (7.69%) WildFly
6 2 (3.85%) CMS
6 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.69%) MS Office
3 3 (5.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (34.62%) DNS
2 3 (5.77%) SAN
3 2 (3.85%) Broadband
3 2 (3.85%) DHCP
3 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.85%) Wireless
3 2 (3.85%) Network Security
4 1 (1.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.69%) Relational Database
2 15 (28.85%) MySQL
3 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.69%) Ingres
4 4 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.77%) MS Access
5 3 (5.77%) DB2
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (30.77%) Ant
2 13 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 12 (23.08%) SoapUI
4 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.92%) MSI
General
1 15 (28.85%) Marketing
2 7 (13.46%) Finance
3 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.69%) Legal
4 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Developer
1 20 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (36.54%) Java Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Capacity Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.85%) Capacity Management Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Technical Support Officer
8 1 (1.92%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Applications Support Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Storage Consultant
8 1 (1.92%) Business Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Consultant
8 1 (1.92%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (59.62%) J2EE
2 20 (38.46%) HTML
2 20 (38.46%) Web Services
2 20 (38.46%) HTML5
3 18 (34.62%) Ajax
3 18 (34.62%) XML
3 18 (34.62%) CSS
4 16 (30.77%) XHTML
5 15 (28.85%) SOAP
5 15 (28.85%) TopLink
6 13 (25.00%) JAX-WS
6 13 (25.00%) JAX-RS
7 5 (9.62%) JSP
8 4 (7.69%) JMS
8 4 (7.69%) JSON
9 2 (3.85%) Hibernate
9 2 (3.85%) Flash
10 1 (1.92%) Sass
10 1 (1.92%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.69%) Thin Client
2 4 (7.69%) Fat Client
3 3 (5.77%) iSeries
3 3 (5.77%) AS400
3 3 (5.77%) Clustering
3 3 (5.77%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 37 (71.15%) Windows
2 30 (57.69%) Linux
3 27 (51.92%) UNIX
4 6 (11.54%) AIX
5 2 (3.85%) HPUX
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.92%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (36.54%) Content Management
2 15 (28.85%) User Stories
2 15 (28.85%) OO
2 15 (28.85%) Validation
3 14 (26.92%) Scrum
3 14 (26.92%) RUP
3 14 (26.92%) TDD
3 14 (26.92%) Use Case
3 14 (26.92%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (15.38%) B2C
5 5 (9.62%) SOA
6 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.69%) Migration
7 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.77%) RAD
7 3 (5.77%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (5.77%) Line Management
7 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.77%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 24 (46.15%) Java
1 24 (46.15%) SQL
2 18 (34.62%) JavaScript
3 16 (30.77%) PHP
3 16 (30.77%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 20 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) MCSE
2 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.92%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) VMware ESX
1 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.85%) XenApp
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.85%) MetaFrame
3 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Tivoli
1 3 (5.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (61.54%) Oracle
2 22 (42.31%) IBM
3 11 (21.15%) BEA
4 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.54%) Citrix
5 4 (7.69%) Business Objects
5 4 (7.69%) SAP
6 3 (5.77%) BMC
6 3 (5.77%) NetApp
6 3 (5.77%) FatWire
6 3 (5.77%) VMware
6 3 (5.77%) HP
6 3 (5.77%) EMC
7 1 (1.92%) Omniture
7 1 (1.92%) Google
7 1 (1.92%) Sun