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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 41 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Solaris 23 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.51% 2.65% 1.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.69% 9.38% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
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£403 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+60.52% -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
168 160 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.94% 28.22% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 51 39
Average daily rate £425 £325 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +41.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £133 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 42 18
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £44.23 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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 - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Oracle
3 19 (61.29%) J2EE
4 18 (58.06%) Linux
4 18 (58.06%) IBM
5 14 (45.16%) UNIX
5 14 (45.16%) SQL
6 13 (41.94%) WebLogic
6 13 (41.94%) DNS
6 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (38.71%) Validation
7 12 (38.71%) Content Management
7 12 (38.71%) Ajax
7 12 (38.71%) WebSphere
7 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
7 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
7 12 (38.71%) HTML5
7 12 (38.71%) Ant
7 12 (38.71%) CSS
7 12 (38.71%) HTML
7 12 (38.71%) Java
7 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
7 12 (38.71%) XHTML
7 12 (38.71%) XML
8 10 (32.26%) OO
8 10 (32.26%) PHP
8 10 (32.26%) RUP
8 10 (32.26%) Shell Script
8 10 (32.26%) Scrum
8 10 (32.26%) Relational Database

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (41.94%) WebLogic
2 12 (38.71%) WebSphere
3 7 (22.58%) Apache
3 7 (22.58%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (9.68%) CMS
5 2 (6.45%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
6 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS Office
3 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) DNS
2 3 (9.68%) Wireless
2 3 (9.68%) Broadband
2 3 (9.68%) DHCP
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) SAN
3 2 (6.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) Network Security
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
2 7 (22.58%) MySQL
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.90%) DB2
4 2 (6.45%) MS Access
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Ant
2 8 (25.81%) Eclipse
3 5 (16.13%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.23%) MSI
General
1 8 (25.81%) Marketing
2 7 (22.58%) Legal
3 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
3 5 (16.13%) Finance
4 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (38.71%) Developer
3 10 (32.26%) Java Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.23%) Storage Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Capacity Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) CMS Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Capacity Management Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (61.29%) J2EE
2 12 (38.71%) CSS
2 12 (38.71%) HTML
2 12 (38.71%) XML
2 12 (38.71%) XHTML
2 12 (38.71%) Ajax
2 12 (38.71%) HTML5
3 8 (25.81%) Web Services
4 7 (22.58%) JAX-RS
4 7 (22.58%) JAX-WS
4 7 (22.58%) TopLink
4 7 (22.58%) SOAP
5 5 (16.13%) JSP
6 1 (3.23%) Flash
6 1 (3.23%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Clustering
1 4 (12.90%) Web 2.0
2 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.45%) iSeries
2 2 (6.45%) AS400
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) Linux
3 14 (45.16%) UNIX
4 6 (19.35%) AIX
5 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
6 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.23%) Android
7 1 (3.23%) HPUX
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) Content Management
2 12 (38.71%) Validation
3 10 (32.26%) Scrum
3 10 (32.26%) RUP
3 10 (32.26%) OO
4 9 (29.03%) User Stories
5 8 (25.81%) TDD
5 8 (25.81%) Use Case
5 8 (25.81%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (22.58%) B2C
7 5 (16.13%) SOA
8 4 (12.90%) SEO
8 4 (12.90%) Migration
8 4 (12.90%) RAD
9 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (6.45%) Capacity Management
11 1 (3.23%) Responsive Web Design
11 1 (3.23%) Information Security
11 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) SQL
2 12 (38.71%) Java
2 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
3 10 (32.26%) PHP
3 10 (32.26%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.23%) FQL
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
1 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) MCSE
2 1 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.68%) XenApp
2 3 (9.68%) MetaFrame
3 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Tivoli
1 2 (6.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Oracle
2 18 (58.06%) IBM
3 7 (22.58%) BEA
4 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
4 6 (19.35%) Citrix
5 5 (16.13%) FatWire
6 4 (12.90%) VMware
6 4 (12.90%) HP
6 4 (12.90%) EMC
7 2 (6.45%) BMC
7 2 (6.45%) NetApp
7 2 (6.45%) Adobe
8 1 (3.23%) Vignette
8 1 (3.23%) Facebook
8 1 (3.23%) Twitter