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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 46 49 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs citing Solaris 17 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.58% 2.60% 1.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.18% 9.64% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 4
Average daily rate
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£488 £350 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £325 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £369
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.63 £31.90 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.94% -8.85%
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
167 166 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.34% 26.99% 24.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 80 99
Average daily rate £425 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £138 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £440 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 16 17
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.07% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.95 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £23.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Rickmansworth - 7 £475 - 1
Watford - - - -
Solaris
East of England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 20 (90.91%) Oracle
2 17 (77.27%) Linux
3 13 (59.09%) Finance
4 11 (50.00%) Middleware
4 11 (50.00%) F5
5 10 (45.45%) SQL
6 9 (40.91%) WebLogic
6 9 (40.91%) UNIX
7 8 (36.36%) Cisco
7 8 (36.36%) EMC
7 8 (36.36%) BMC
7 8 (36.36%) BMC PATROL
8 7 (31.82%) Oracle Database
8 7 (31.82%) Project Management
9 5 (22.73%) LoadRunner
10 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
11 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (13.64%) Capacity Management
11 3 (13.64%) vSphere
11 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
11 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
11 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (13.64%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (13.64%) VMware
11 3 (13.64%) VBA
11 3 (13.64%) VMS
11 3 (13.64%) HP
11 3 (13.64%) SAN
11 3 (13.64%) Legal

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 9 (40.91%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) Log4j
2 1 (4.55%) Maven
2 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.55%) Ant
2 1 (4.55%) JUnit
General
1 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Legal
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Architect
2 8 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 8 (36.36%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 8 (36.36%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Capacity Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Platform Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.55%) DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.55%) REST
2 1 (4.55%) jQuery
2 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.55%) Spring
2 1 (4.55%) XMLBeans
2 1 (4.55%) Ajax
2 1 (4.55%) JSON
2 1 (4.55%) JMS
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) J2EE
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) Servlets
2 1 (4.55%) SOAP
2 1 (4.55%) Struts
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Web 2.0
3 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Linux
2 9 (40.91%) UNIX
3 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (13.64%) VMS
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) AIX
4 1 (4.55%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Project Management
2 3 (13.64%) Capacity Management
2 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.09%) Quality Management
3 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.09%) Resource Management
3 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (4.55%) Coaching
4 1 (4.55%) Data Management
4 1 (4.55%) Content Management
4 1 (4.55%) Matrix Management
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) OO
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
2 3 (13.64%) VBA
3 2 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.55%) XPath
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) MCITP
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) MCDBA
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (4.55%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.64%) vSphere
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.55%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Oracle
2 11 (50.00%) F5
3 8 (36.36%) Cisco
3 8 (36.36%) EMC
3 8 (36.36%) BMC
4 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 3 (13.64%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.55%) Interwoven
5 1 (4.55%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) Sun
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