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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 20 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 0.74% - 3.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.78% - 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+60.52% -32.14%
Solaris
Hertfordshire

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
36 21 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 26.67% 22.11% 32.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 18
Average daily rate £375 £225 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -47.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 5
Average hourly rate £18.25 £12.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.08% +26.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 18 December 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Ant
2 3 (75.00%) JUnit
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Servlets
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Struts
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) XSLT
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (75.00%) MQSeries
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) JMS
2 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) Sun Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Interwoven
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Sun

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (75.00%) MQSeries
1 3 (75.00%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Ant
1 3 (75.00%) JUnit
1 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (75.00%) Log4j
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
1 3 (75.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) Servlets
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) Struts
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) XSLT
1 3 (75.00%) JMS
1 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
1 3 (75.00%) XMLBeans
1 3 (75.00%) Ajax
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
1 3 (75.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) HPUX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (75.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Sun Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCDBA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Interwoven
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft