The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 25 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Solaris 3 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.29% 3.66% 10.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.14% 15.79% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £37.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+55.40% +8.82%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Operating Systems Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
42 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 32.06% 23.17% 34.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 7
Average daily rate £213 £225 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -26.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £203 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £338 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 3
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £17.24 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solaris across the Watford region.

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Watford region.

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) UNIX
1 9 (100.00%) HPUX
1 9 (100.00%) IBM
2 8 (88.89%) Eclipse
2 8 (88.89%) Interwoven
2 8 (88.89%) Internet
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 8 (88.89%) Manufacturing
2 8 (88.89%) Retail
2 8 (88.89%) Subversion
2 8 (88.89%) Content Management
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Struts
2 8 (88.89%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) XSLT
2 8 (88.89%) OO
2 8 (88.89%) MQSeries
2 8 (88.89%) E-Commerce
2 8 (88.89%) JMS
2 8 (88.89%) J2EE
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) Ant
2 8 (88.89%) JUnit
2 8 (88.89%) Servlets
2 8 (88.89%) Log4j
2 8 (88.89%) XMLBeans
2 8 (88.89%) Ajax

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 8 (88.89%) MQSeries
2 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
2 5 (55.56%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Internet
2 5 (55.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 6 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 5 (55.56%) MySQL
3 3 (33.33%) DB2
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Eclipse
1 8 (88.89%) Log4j
1 8 (88.89%) Subversion
1 8 (88.89%) Ant
1 8 (88.89%) JUnit
2 5 (55.56%) Maven
3 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
1 8 (88.89%) Manufacturing
1 8 (88.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
1 8 (88.89%) Java Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) J2EE
1 8 (88.89%) Servlets
1 8 (88.89%) Struts
1 8 (88.89%) XML
1 8 (88.89%) XSLT
1 8 (88.89%) JMS
1 8 (88.89%) XMLBeans
1 8 (88.89%) Ajax
2 5 (55.56%) JSON
2 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
2 5 (55.56%) Spring
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) SOAP
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) jQuery
2 5 (55.56%) REST
3 3 (33.33%) JDBC
3 3 (33.33%) JSP
3 3 (33.33%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Web 2.0
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) UNIX
1 9 (100.00%) HPUX
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) E-Commerce
1 8 (88.89%) OO
1 8 (88.89%) Content Management
2 3 (33.33%) RAD
2 3 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) BCP
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) XPath
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Sun Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MBA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) IBM
2 8 (88.89%) Interwoven
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle
4 5 (55.56%) Sun
5 3 (33.33%) ATG
5 3 (33.33%) Blue Martini
5 3 (33.33%) Elastic Path
6 1 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (11.11%) Sybase
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco
6 1 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) Dell
6 1 (11.11%) EMC
6 1 (11.11%) Juniper
6 1 (11.11%) Hitachi
6 1 (11.11%) Symantec