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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 53 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Solaris 6 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.94% 1.36% 1.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.13% 5.02% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £550 £344 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £27.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+32.11% +2.83%
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
117 219 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.37% 27.00% 27.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 103 71
Median daily rate £375 £350 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +41.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 26
Median hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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
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 30 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 2 - -
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 16 (94.12%) Oracle
2 12 (70.59%) Linux
3 9 (52.94%) WebLogic
3 9 (52.94%) Maven
3 9 (52.94%) Gradle
4 6 (35.29%) IBM
5 5 (29.41%) ClearQuest
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) Ant
5 5 (29.41%) ClearCase
5 5 (29.41%) Migration
5 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (23.53%) DevOps
6 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
6 4 (23.53%) Bitbucket
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
6 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
6 4 (23.53%) Confluence
6 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (23.53%) Capacity Management
6 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (23.53%) VMware
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) Atlassian
6 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
6 4 (23.53%) JIRA
6 4 (23.53%) VBA
6 4 (23.53%) MS Excel

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 (52.94%) WebLogic
2 4 (23.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) FTP
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Gradle
1 9 (52.94%) Maven
2 5 (29.41%) Ant
2 5 (29.41%) ClearCase
2 5 (29.41%) ClearQuest
3 4 (23.53%) Bitbucket
3 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 4 (23.53%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Architect
3 5 (29.41%) Service Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Applications Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) Applications Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Build Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Capacity Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Capacity and Performance Specialist
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Specialist
5 2 (11.76%) Solaris Specialist
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Capacity and Performance Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Platform Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Unix Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
3 2 (11.76%) HPUX
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (5.88%) AIX
4 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Migration
1 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Capacity Management
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps
2 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) BCP
3 1 (5.88%) CRM
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) High Availability
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
2 4 (23.53%) VBA
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) MBA
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) IBM
3 4 (23.53%) Atlassian
3 4 (23.53%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) VocaLink
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) Dell
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) Hitachi
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper
5 1 (5.88%) NetApp
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.88%) Sybase
5 1 (5.88%) Symantec