The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 56 52 63
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing Solaris 12 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.66% 1.05% 1.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.59% 3.68% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 7
Average daily rate
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£475 £275 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -38.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £275 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £275 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+68.42% -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 Hertfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
182 163 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.14% 28.60% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 69 96
Average daily rate £350 £290 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -31.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £138 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £438 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 38
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.45 £34.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solaris across the Hertfordshire region.

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Solaris
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Hertfordshire region.

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Rickmansworth - 6 £463 -
Watford - 1 - - 4
Royston - - - -
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 19 (90.48%) Oracle
2 16 (76.19%) Linux
3 15 (71.43%) SQL
4 14 (66.67%) UNIX
5 12 (57.14%) Finance
6 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database
7 9 (42.86%) F5
7 9 (42.86%) Middleware
8 6 (28.57%) SAN
8 6 (28.57%) NoSQL
9 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
9 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
10 3 (14.29%) CSS
10 3 (14.29%) Servlets
10 3 (14.29%) SOAP
10 3 (14.29%) Struts
10 3 (14.29%) Web Services
10 3 (14.29%) XML
10 3 (14.29%) XSLT
10 3 (14.29%) VBA
10 3 (14.29%) J2EE
10 3 (14.29%) MySQL
10 3 (14.29%) HTML
10 3 (14.29%) Java
10 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
10 3 (14.29%) JMS
10 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
10 3 (14.29%) VMS
10 3 (14.29%) HTTP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
2 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 3 (14.29%) MQSeries
2 3 (14.29%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) HTTP
2 3 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database
2 6 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 3 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 3 (14.29%) Ant
1 3 (14.29%) JUnit
1 3 (14.29%) Subversion
1 3 (14.29%) Log4j
1 3 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Legal
2 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Capacity Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Platform Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) Middleware
2 3 (14.29%) CSS
2 3 (14.29%) Servlets
2 3 (14.29%) SOAP
2 3 (14.29%) Struts
2 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) XML
2 3 (14.29%) XSLT
2 3 (14.29%) J2EE
2 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) JMS
2 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 3 (14.29%) Spring
2 3 (14.29%) XMLBeans
2 3 (14.29%) Ajax
2 3 (14.29%) JSON
2 3 (14.29%) jQuery
2 3 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Web 2.0
1 3 (14.29%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Linux
2 14 (66.67%) UNIX
3 3 (14.29%) VMS
3 3 (14.29%) HPUX
3 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) AIX
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
1 3 (14.29%) OO
1 3 (14.29%) Content Management
1 3 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
2 2 (9.52%) Resource Management
2 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (9.52%) Quality Management
2 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
2 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) Security Management
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Data Management
3 1 (4.76%) Matrix Management
3 1 (4.76%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) VBA
2 3 (14.29%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 3 (14.29%) XPath
2 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Sun Certification
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) MCDBA
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (14.29%) vSphere
2 2 (9.52%) ISA Server
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Oracle
2 9 (42.86%) F5
3 3 (14.29%) BMC
3 3 (14.29%) Interwoven
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) IBM
3 3 (14.29%) Sun
3 3 (14.29%) HP
3 3 (14.29%) EMC
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft