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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 28 37 36
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing Solaris 25 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.88% 3.42% 0.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.01% 13.43% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 1
Average daily rate
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£403 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -2.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £39.68 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.63 £31.90 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.94% -8.85%
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
119 134 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.00% 25.48% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 49 35
Average daily rate £300 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £160 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £450 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 32 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.20 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £43.96 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.67 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.45% -14.28%

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
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 23 January 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 23 January 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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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 £265 -
Colchester - - - -
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 27 (72.97%) Windows
2 25 (67.57%) Oracle
3 22 (59.46%) J2EE
4 19 (51.35%) Linux
5 18 (48.65%) WebLogic
5 18 (48.65%) DNS
6 17 (45.95%) SC Cleared
6 17 (45.95%) Security Cleared
6 17 (45.95%) IBM
7 15 (40.54%) Shell Script
7 15 (40.54%) PHP
7 15 (40.54%) SQL
7 15 (40.54%) UNIX
8 12 (32.43%) HTML
8 12 (32.43%) Java
8 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
8 12 (32.43%) CSS
8 12 (32.43%) XML
8 12 (32.43%) Ajax
8 12 (32.43%) HTML5
9 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (29.73%) Content Management
10 10 (27.03%) WebLogic Portal
10 10 (27.03%) Validation
10 10 (27.03%) WebSphere
10 10 (27.03%) BEA
10 10 (27.03%) MySQL
10 10 (27.03%) Ant
10 10 (27.03%) Apache
10 10 (27.03%) XHTML

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 18 (48.65%) WebLogic
2 10 (27.03%) WebLogic Portal
2 10 (27.03%) WebSphere
2 10 (27.03%) Apache
3 2 (5.41%) CMS
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.51%) MS Office
3 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (48.65%) DNS
2 3 (8.11%) Broadband
2 3 (8.11%) DHCP
2 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.11%) SAN
2 3 (8.11%) Wireless
3 2 (5.41%) Firewall
3 2 (5.41%) Network Security
4 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) MySQL
2 9 (24.32%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.81%) DB2
4 3 (8.11%) MS Access
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Ant
2 8 (21.62%) Eclipse
3 5 (13.51%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.70%) MSI
General
1 8 (21.62%) Marketing
2 7 (18.92%) Finance
3 5 (13.51%) Legal
3 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) Developer
3 11 (29.73%) Java Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Capacity Management Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Capacity Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Storage Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (59.46%) J2EE
2 12 (32.43%) HTML
2 12 (32.43%) CSS
2 12 (32.43%) XML
2 12 (32.43%) Ajax
2 12 (32.43%) HTML5
3 10 (27.03%) XHTML
4 8 (21.62%) JAX-RS
4 8 (21.62%) JAX-WS
4 8 (21.62%) TopLink
4 8 (21.62%) SOAP
4 8 (21.62%) Web Services
5 4 (10.81%) JSP
6 2 (5.41%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Clustering
2 3 (8.11%) iSeries
2 3 (8.11%) AS400
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Web 2.0
3 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (72.97%) Windows
2 19 (51.35%) Linux
3 15 (40.54%) UNIX
4 7 (18.92%) AIX
5 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
6 2 (5.41%) HPUX
6 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (29.73%) Content Management
2 10 (27.03%) Validation
3 9 (24.32%) OO
3 9 (24.32%) User Stories
4 8 (21.62%) Use Case
4 8 (21.62%) TDD
4 8 (21.62%) Scrum
4 8 (21.62%) RUP
5 7 (18.92%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (16.22%) B2C
7 5 (13.51%) Migration
8 4 (10.81%) SOA
9 3 (8.11%) Capacity Management
9 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (5.41%) Quality Management
10 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (5.41%) SEO
10 2 (5.41%) Information Security
10 2 (5.41%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) Shell Script
1 15 (40.54%) PHP
1 15 (40.54%) SQL
2 12 (32.43%) Java
2 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) SC Cleared
1 17 (45.95%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.70%) MCSE
2 1 (2.70%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.11%) MetaFrame
2 3 (8.11%) XenApp
2 3 (8.11%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Tivoli
1 3 (8.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) Oracle
2 17 (45.95%) IBM
3 10 (27.03%) BEA
4 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
4 7 (18.92%) Citrix
5 4 (10.81%) VMware
5 4 (10.81%) HP
5 4 (10.81%) EMC
6 3 (8.11%) BMC
6 3 (8.11%) NetApp
7 2 (5.41%) FatWire
8 1 (2.70%) Adobe
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