The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Watford region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 24 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.87% - 9.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.71% - 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -11.76%
Operating Systems Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
35 17 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 32.71% 19.77% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 7
Average daily rate £248 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £258 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £10.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.61% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.65 £10.50 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Solaris
Hertfordshire

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 23 July 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) UNIX
2 11 (91.67%) XML
2 11 (91.67%) XSLT
2 11 (91.67%) Servlets
2 11 (91.67%) Struts
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) OO
2 11 (91.67%) J2EE
2 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 11 (91.67%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (91.67%) Ant
2 11 (91.67%) JUnit
2 11 (91.67%) Eclipse
2 11 (91.67%) RDBMS
2 11 (91.67%) Internet
2 11 (91.67%) Log4j
2 11 (91.67%) Subversion
2 11 (91.67%) XMLBeans
2 11 (91.67%) Ajax
2 11 (91.67%) Web 2.0
2 11 (91.67%) XPath
2 11 (91.67%) Relational Database
3 8 (66.67%) IBM
3 8 (66.67%) HPUX
3 8 (66.67%) JSP
3 8 (66.67%) Oracle
4 7 (58.33%) CSS
4 7 (58.33%) Tomcat

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7 (58.33%) Tomcat
1 7 (58.33%) MQSeries
2 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (33.33%) Alfresco
2 4 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (33.33%) Apache
3 3 (25.00%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Tridion
1 4 (33.33%) RiskWrite
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) Internet
2 3 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) RDBMS
1 11 (91.67%) Relational Database
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) DB2
3 4 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Eclipse
1 11 (91.67%) Log4j
1 11 (91.67%) Subversion
1 11 (91.67%) Ant
1 11 (91.67%) JUnit
2 4 (33.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
1 7 (58.33%) Manufacturing
1 7 (58.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
1 11 (91.67%) Java Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) HTML
1 11 (91.67%) J2EE
1 11 (91.67%) Servlets
1 11 (91.67%) Struts
1 11 (91.67%) XML
1 11 (91.67%) XSLT
1 11 (91.67%) XMLBeans
1 11 (91.67%) Ajax
2 8 (66.67%) JSP
3 7 (58.33%) jQuery
3 7 (58.33%) JMS
3 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
3 7 (58.33%) Spring
3 7 (58.33%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) JDBC
4 4 (33.33%) EJB
4 4 (33.33%) JSF
4 4 (33.33%) XHTML
4 4 (33.33%) JSTL
5 3 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Web 2.0
2 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) UNIX
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
3 8 (66.67%) HPUX
4 1 (8.33%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) OO
2 7 (58.33%) Content Management
2 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce
3 4 (33.33%) RAD
3 4 (33.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) BCP
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) XPath
2 11 (91.67%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) Perl
3 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) Sun Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MBA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) IBM
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) Interwoven
3 4 (33.33%) ATG
3 4 (33.33%) Blue Martini
3 4 (33.33%) Elastic Path
4 3 (25.00%) Sun
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper
5 1 (8.33%) Hitachi
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) Sybase
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco