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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 42 50 52
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing Solaris 13 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.86% 1.83% 1.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.42% 7.02% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Median daily rate £308 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £423 £389
% change year-on-year
-14.20% +8.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £36.67 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.67 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.82% +33.34%
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
138 171 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 30.33% 26.15% 30.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 72 63
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 £200 £218 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £583 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 36 27
Median hourly rate £16.50 £29.46 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.99% +30.93%
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 25 August 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 £360 -
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 17 (89.47%) Oracle
2 14 (73.68%) WebLogic
2 14 (73.68%) Shell Script
3 12 (63.16%) Unix
3 12 (63.16%) Windows
4 11 (57.89%) J2EE
5 10 (52.63%) Apache
5 10 (52.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (47.37%) BEA
6 9 (47.37%) WebLogic Portal
7 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
8 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
8 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
8 6 (31.58%) webMethods
8 6 (31.58%) DNS
9 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
9 4 (21.05%) MySQL
9 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
10 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
10 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
10 3 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
10 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (15.79%) Finance
10 3 (15.79%) Validation
10 3 (15.79%) Migration
10 3 (15.79%) Degree
10 3 (15.79%) QA
10 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g

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 14 (73.68%) WebLogic
2 10 (52.63%) Apache
3 9 (47.37%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (10.53%) CMS
4 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) AccuRev
1 2 (10.53%) Ant
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) Gradle
1 2 (10.53%) JUnit
1 2 (10.53%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Solaris Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) HR Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Oracle Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Solaris Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Support
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) J2EE
2 3 (15.79%) Middleware
3 2 (10.53%) Ajax
3 2 (10.53%) CSS
3 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 2 (10.53%) HTML5
3 2 (10.53%) JSP
3 2 (10.53%) LESS
3 2 (10.53%) Sass
3 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) XHTML
3 2 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Virtual Team
1 2 (10.53%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Unix
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.79%) AIX
4 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Release Management
3 3 (15.79%) Test Management
3 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
3 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Validation
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Content Management
4 2 (10.53%) Extreme Programming
4 2 (10.53%) OO
4 2 (10.53%) RAD
4 2 (10.53%) SEO
4 2 (10.53%) SOA
4 2 (10.53%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Control-M
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Oracle
2 9 (47.37%) BEA
3 6 (31.58%) webMethods
4 3 (15.79%) Dell
5 2 (10.53%) CA
5 2 (10.53%) FatWire
5 2 (10.53%) Google
5 2 (10.53%) IBM
5 2 (10.53%) Omniture
5 2 (10.53%) Rally