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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 62 45 49
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Contract jobs citing Solaris 9 8 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.18% 1.53% 3.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.95% 5.67% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 12
Average daily rate
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£500 £366 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.51% -13.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -2.09%
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
182 141 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.85% 26.91% 26.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 57 97
Average daily rate £350 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £180 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 25 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £26.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.30% +73.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -8.57%

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 21 August 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
Watford -2 3 - - 1
Rickmansworth - 3 £500 -
Borehamwood - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 26 (96.30%) UNIX
2 23 (85.19%) Oracle
3 20 (74.07%) IBM
4 19 (70.37%) Finance
5 16 (59.26%) SQL
6 15 (55.56%) Linux
7 13 (48.15%) Java
7 13 (48.15%) J2EE
7 13 (48.15%) WebSphere
8 12 (44.44%) Ant
8 12 (44.44%) WebLogic
9 11 (40.74%) Tivoli
10 10 (37.04%) HPUX
10 10 (37.04%) Middleware
11 9 (33.33%) HTML
11 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 9 (33.33%) JUnit
11 9 (33.33%) Servlets
11 9 (33.33%) Struts
11 9 (33.33%) XML
11 9 (33.33%) XSLT
11 9 (33.33%) OO
11 9 (33.33%) MQSeries
11 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
11 9 (33.33%) JMS
11 9 (33.33%) Eclipse
11 9 (33.33%) Interwoven
11 9 (33.33%) Internet
11 9 (33.33%) Manufacturing
11 9 (33.33%) Log4j

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 13 (48.15%) WebSphere
2 12 (44.44%) WebLogic
3 9 (33.33%) MQSeries
4 8 (29.63%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (18.52%) Adobe CQ
5 5 (18.52%) Tomcat
6 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (11.11%) Apache
7 3 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Internet
2 8 (29.63%) HTTP
3 6 (22.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) RDBMS
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle ODI
1 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 6 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 5 (18.52%) MySQL
4 4 (14.81%) DB2
4 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Ant
2 9 (33.33%) JUnit
2 9 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 9 (33.33%) Log4j
2 9 (33.33%) Subversion
3 5 (18.52%) Maven
4 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 19 (70.37%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 9 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Architect
2 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Technical Architect
4 7 (25.93%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (18.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Middleware Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Designer
8 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Designer
8 2 (7.41%) Technical Designer
9 1 (3.70%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
9 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) J2EE
2 10 (37.04%) Middleware
3 9 (33.33%) Servlets
3 9 (33.33%) Struts
3 9 (33.33%) XML
3 9 (33.33%) XSLT
3 9 (33.33%) HTML
3 9 (33.33%) JMS
3 9 (33.33%) XMLBeans
3 9 (33.33%) Ajax
4 5 (18.52%) JSON
4 5 (18.52%) Web Services
4 5 (18.52%) SOAP
4 5 (18.52%) CSS
4 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
4 5 (18.52%) Spring
4 5 (18.52%) jQuery
4 5 (18.52%) REST
5 4 (14.81%) JDBC
5 4 (14.81%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Web 2.0
2 3 (11.11%) PKI
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (96.30%) UNIX
2 15 (55.56%) Linux
3 10 (37.04%) HPUX
4 1 (3.70%) Windows
4 1 (3.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) OO
1 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 9 (33.33%) Content Management
2 6 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (14.81%) UML
3 4 (14.81%) RAD
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) SOA
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.70%) Matrix Management
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) BCP
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.70%) Validation
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) Java
3 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (33.33%) XPath
4 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
4 4 (14.81%) Perl
5 3 (11.11%) Python
5 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 3 (11.11%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 5 (18.52%) Sun Certification
3 1 (3.70%) MBA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (7.41%) ISA Server
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) Tivoli
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (85.19%) Oracle
2 20 (74.07%) IBM
3 9 (33.33%) Interwoven
4 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
5 6 (22.22%) F5
6 5 (18.52%) Sun
7 4 (14.81%) ATG
7 4 (14.81%) Blue Martini
7 4 (14.81%) Elastic Path
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco
8 2 (7.41%) EMC
9 1 (3.70%) Sybase
9 1 (3.70%) HP
9 1 (3.70%) Dell
9 1 (3.70%) VMware
9 1 (3.70%) Symantec
9 1 (3.70%) Juniper
9 1 (3.70%) Hitachi