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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 52 46 52
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing Solaris 3 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.74% 1.76% 3.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.05% 6.54% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 6
Median daily rate £255 £453 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.64% +6.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £23.00 £35.58
% change year-on-year
+117.39% -35.34%
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
146 153 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 35.87% 26.98% 35.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 67 102
Median daily rate £350 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £155 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £550 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 48 29
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (58.82%) WebLogic
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Shell Script
3 9 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (41.18%) AIX
4 7 (41.18%) Unix
5 6 (35.29%) Dell
5 6 (35.29%) Apache
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle Discoverer
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (35.29%) Regression Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (35.29%) Finance
5 6 (35.29%) Validation
5 6 (35.29%) Migration
5 6 (35.29%) Control-M
5 6 (35.29%) Degree
5 6 (35.29%) QA
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (35.29%) Release Management
5 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Test Management
5 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
5 6 (35.29%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
6 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
6 5 (29.41%) BEA

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 10 (58.82%) WebLogic
2 6 (35.29%) Apache
3 5 (29.41%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.88%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) DB2
3 1 (5.88%) MaxDB
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) HR Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Senior Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Senior Oracle Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Senior Test Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Solaris Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) Test Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Solaris Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Support
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) J2EE
2 3 (17.65%) Middleware
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Basis
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) AIX
2 7 (41.18%) Unix
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (35.29%) Migration
2 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Regression Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Release Management
2 6 (35.29%) Test Management
2 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
2 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Validation
3 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Control-M
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) Dell
3 5 (29.41%) BEA
4 3 (17.65%) webMethods
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.88%) SAP