The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 53 45 54
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.34% 1.51% 1.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.92% 6.82% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 7
Median daily rate - £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £43.75 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.06%

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
104 132 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.48% 22.15% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 63 67
Median daily rate £220 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.58% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £175 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 32
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -27.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rickmansworth -1 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) Oracle
3 10 (62.50%) Unix
4 9 (56.25%) WebLogic
4 9 (56.25%) Middleware
5 6 (37.50%) DevOps
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
6 5 (31.25%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 5 (31.25%) IBM
6 5 (31.25%) SOA
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (25.00%) REST
7 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
7 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
7 4 (25.00%) SOAP
7 4 (25.00%) Java
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) Web Services
7 4 (25.00%) XML
7 4 (25.00%) RAD
8 3 (18.75%) Apache
8 3 (18.75%) Python
8 3 (18.75%) XHTML
8 3 (18.75%) MQSeries
8 3 (18.75%) XSD

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 9 (56.25%) WebLogic
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (18.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Apache
4 3 (18.75%) CMS
4 3 (18.75%) MQSeries
4 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (6.25%) Confluence
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
1 3 (18.75%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
2 3 (18.75%) DB2
2 3 (18.75%) Jackrabbit
2 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
2 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) OLTP
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) Ant
2 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
2 3 (18.75%) JUnit
2 3 (18.75%) Log4j
2 3 (18.75%) Mockito
2 3 (18.75%) Subversion
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
3 1 (6.25%) FishEye
3 1 (6.25%) Hudson
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (18.75%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Administrator
1 3 (18.75%) Developer
1 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce Developer
1 3 (18.75%) J2EE Developer
1 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
1 3 (18.75%) Java E-Commerce Developer
1 3 (18.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Middleware Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Specialist
2 2 (12.50%) SOA Specialist
2 2 (12.50%) Support Specialist
2 2 (12.50%) WebLogic Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) DBA
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) SOA Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Support Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Middleware
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (25.00%) REST
3 4 (25.00%) SOAP
3 4 (25.00%) Web Services
3 4 (25.00%) XML
4 3 (18.75%) Ajax
4 3 (18.75%) EJB
4 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 3 (18.75%) J2EE
4 3 (18.75%) JDBC
4 3 (18.75%) JMS
4 3 (18.75%) JSON
4 3 (18.75%) JSP
4 3 (18.75%) JSTL
4 3 (18.75%) Servlets
4 3 (18.75%) Struts
4 3 (18.75%) XHTML
4 3 (18.75%) XSD
4 3 (18.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile Payment
1 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Unix
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (18.75%) HPUX
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Windows
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) DevOps
2 5 (31.25%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (31.25%) SOA
3 4 (25.00%) RAD
4 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
4 3 (18.75%) OO
4 3 (18.75%) UML
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) High Availability
6 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Open Source
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (25.00%) Java
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) Perl
2 3 (18.75%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.25%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (6.25%) OpenView
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) IBM
3 3 (18.75%) ATG
3 3 (18.75%) Blue Martini
3 3 (18.75%) Elastic Path
3 3 (18.75%) Interwoven
3 3 (18.75%) Sun
4 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
4 1 (6.25%) BMC
4 1 (6.25%) CA
4 1 (6.25%) ForgeRock
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Sonatype
4 1 (6.25%) VMware