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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 55 47 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -21
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.49% 1.69% 5.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.53% 5.84% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 10
Median daily rate - £450 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +25.51%

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
131 154 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 31.87% 28.95% 31.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 85 58
Median daily rate £350 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 38 24
Median hourly rate £33.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.50 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 19 January 2017. 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 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
Basildon -14 1 - -
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) AIX
3 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Validation
4 4 (44.44%) Migration
4 4 (44.44%) QA
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (44.44%) Release Management
4 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Test Management
4 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
4 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Control-M
4 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Discoverer
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (44.44%) Dell
4 4 (44.44%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Unix
5 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
6 2 (22.22%) J2EE
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared

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 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (11.11%) SAP GRC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) DataStage
3 1 (11.11%) DB2
3 1 (11.11%) MaxDB
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) HR Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Oracle Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Test Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Solaris Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) Ajax
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Basis
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) AIX
3 3 (33.33%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Release Management
2 4 (44.44%) Test Management
2 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
2 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Validation
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Password Management
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) BEA
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Teradata
3 1 (11.11%) webMethods