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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 54 49 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing Solaris 15 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.89% 1.54% 2.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.15% 4.86% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+52.63% -32.14%
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
184 185 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 35.45% 31.62% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 59 43
Average daily rate £425 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £133 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 51 22
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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
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 25 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 3 - -
Colchester - - - -
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 13 (65.00%) IBM
3 12 (60.00%) J2EE
4 11 (55.00%) Oracle
5 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (45.00%) Validation
6 9 (45.00%) Scrum
6 9 (45.00%) Content Management
6 9 (45.00%) Ajax
6 9 (45.00%) WebSphere
6 9 (45.00%) HTML5
6 9 (45.00%) HTML
6 9 (45.00%) Java
6 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (45.00%) Ant
6 9 (45.00%) CSS
6 9 (45.00%) SQL
6 9 (45.00%) XML
6 9 (45.00%) UNIX
6 9 (45.00%) RUP
6 9 (45.00%) XHTML
7 8 (40.00%) OO
7 8 (40.00%) User Stories
7 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
8 7 (35.00%) TDD
8 7 (35.00%) Marketing
8 7 (35.00%) Use Case
8 7 (35.00%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (35.00%) Web Services

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 9 (45.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (30.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (15.00%) Apache
3 3 (15.00%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (10.00%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) Wireless
2 3 (15.00%) Broadband
2 3 (15.00%) DHCP
2 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) DB2
2 4 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Ant
2 7 (35.00%) Eclipse
3 5 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.00%) MSI
General
1 7 (35.00%) Marketing
2 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) CMS Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) J2EE
2 9 (45.00%) Ajax
2 9 (45.00%) HTML5
2 9 (45.00%) HTML
2 9 (45.00%) CSS
2 9 (45.00%) XML
2 9 (45.00%) XHTML
3 7 (35.00%) Web Services
4 6 (30.00%) SOAP
4 6 (30.00%) TopLink
4 6 (30.00%) JAX-RS
4 6 (30.00%) JAX-WS
5 3 (15.00%) JSP
6 1 (5.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.00%) Web 2.0
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) EqualLogic
3 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Linux
3 9 (45.00%) UNIX
4 4 (20.00%) AIX
4 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Validation
2 9 (45.00%) Scrum
2 9 (45.00%) Content Management
2 9 (45.00%) RUP
3 8 (40.00%) OO
3 8 (40.00%) User Stories
4 7 (35.00%) TDD
4 7 (35.00%) Use Case
4 7 (35.00%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (20.00%) B2C
6 3 (15.00%) Migration
6 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.00%) SOA
7 2 (10.00%) SEO
7 2 (10.00%) RAD
8 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (5.00%) Black-Box Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Android Development
8 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
1 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) PHP
2 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) FQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) MCITP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) XenApp
2 3 (15.00%) MetaFrame
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) IBM
2 11 (55.00%) Oracle
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (20.00%) HP
4 4 (20.00%) EMC
4 4 (20.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (15.00%) FatWire
5 3 (15.00%) BEA
6 2 (10.00%) Adobe
7 1 (5.00%) Facebook
7 1 (5.00%) Twitter
7 1 (5.00%) Vignette
7 1 (5.00%) Sun
7 1 (5.00%) Dell
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