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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 66 48 53
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs citing Solaris 6 7 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.72% 1.31% 2.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.90% 4.79% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 8
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£500 £338 £590
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -42.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £23.75 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+110.52% -24.00%
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
207 146 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.97% 27.34% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 55 83
Average daily rate £325 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £133 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 33
Average hourly rate £15.29 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £34.00 £23.00
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 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
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 31 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Watford -2 2 - - 2
Rickmansworth - 2 £500 - 1
Royston - - - -
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (84.62%) Linux
3 10 (76.92%) UNIX
3 10 (76.92%) SQL
4 9 (69.23%) Middleware
5 8 (61.54%) Finance
6 7 (53.85%) F5
6 7 (53.85%) Oracle Database
7 6 (46.15%) NoSQL
7 6 (46.15%) SAN
8 5 (38.46%) J2EE
8 5 (38.46%) Java
9 4 (30.77%) Ant
9 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
9 4 (30.77%) HTTP
9 4 (30.77%) IBM
10 3 (23.08%) Sun
10 3 (23.08%) Internet
10 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
10 3 (23.08%) Sun Certification
10 3 (23.08%) Interwoven
10 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
10 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
10 3 (23.08%) JMS
10 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
10 3 (23.08%) MQSeries
10 3 (23.08%) HTML
10 3 (23.08%) HPUX
10 3 (23.08%) OO
10 3 (23.08%) CSS

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (30.77%) WebLogic
2 3 (23.08%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 3 (23.08%) MQSeries
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) SAN
2 4 (30.77%) HTTP
3 3 (23.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle Database
2 6 (46.15%) NoSQL
3 3 (23.08%) MySQL
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Ant
2 3 (23.08%) JUnit
2 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
2 3 (23.08%) Log4j
2 3 (23.08%) Subversion
2 3 (23.08%) Maven
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
3 2 (15.38%) Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
1 6 (46.15%) Solutions Architect
1 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Architect
1 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) Middleware
2 5 (38.46%) J2EE
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) Servlets
3 3 (23.08%) SOAP
3 3 (23.08%) Struts
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 3 (23.08%) XML
3 3 (23.08%) XSLT
3 3 (23.08%) JMS
3 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
3 3 (23.08%) Spring
3 3 (23.08%) XMLBeans
3 3 (23.08%) Ajax
3 3 (23.08%) JSON
3 3 (23.08%) jQuery
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Web 2.0
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) UNIX
3 3 (23.08%) HPUX
4 1 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) OO
1 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
1 3 (23.08%) Content Management
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Security Management
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Management
3 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
3 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Coaching
3 1 (7.69%) SOA
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) XPath
4 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Sun Certification
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) MCDBA
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) ISA Server
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.69%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) F5
3 4 (30.77%) IBM
4 3 (23.08%) Sun
4 3 (23.08%) Interwoven
5 2 (15.38%) EMC
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) BMC
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £550.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago