Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Solaris skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Solaris over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 56 57
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 15 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.18% 1.11% 0.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.43% 5.88% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 - £500
East of England median daily rate £463 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +23.33% -1.32% -10.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £23.00

Solaris is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 159 119 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 23.08% 18.92% 18.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 78 60
Bedfordshire median daily rate £347 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.58% +10.71% -1.75%
10th Percentile £125 £163 £112
90th Percentile £509 £488 £489
East of England median daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.14% - +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 33
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £31.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.57% -55.63% +152.44%
10th Percentile £14.05 £11.30 £10.10
90th Percentile £47.47 £44.16 £49.79
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +9.09% -5.71% +6.06%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Solaris as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Bedfordshire

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Solaris in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Bedfordshire

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solaris in Bedfordshire

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Bedfordshire

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - 5 £270 -
Luton -6 3 £400 -
Solaris
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) Unix
2 11 (73.33%) VMware
3 10 (66.67%) AIX
4 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (53.33%) OpenStack
5 6 (40.00%) Security Architecture
5 6 (40.00%) IaaS
5 6 (40.00%) Data Privacy
5 6 (40.00%) SDLC
5 6 (40.00%) Java
6 5 (33.33%) Information Security
6 5 (33.33%) Cryptography
6 5 (33.33%) Google
6 5 (33.33%) Internet
6 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 5 (33.33%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) Web Services
6 5 (33.33%) Windows
6 5 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
6 5 (33.33%) DevOps
6 5 (33.33%) Secure Coding
6 5 (33.33%) Google App Engine
6 5 (33.33%) Android
6 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (33.33%) Amazon EC2

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (53.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (40.00%) IaaS
3 5 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (33.33%) Google App Engine
3 5 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Internet
2 3 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Retail
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Local Government
4 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) AWS Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Azure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Splunk Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
4 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) Unix
3 10 (66.67%) AIX
4 5 (33.33%) Android
4 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 1 (6.67%) HPUX
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Data Privacy
1 6 (40.00%) SDLC
1 6 (40.00%) Security Architecture
2 5 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 5 (33.33%) DevOps
2 5 (33.33%) Information Security
2 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 5 (33.33%) Secure Coding
3 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
5 2 (13.33%) CMMI
5 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CISM
2 2 (13.33%) CCA
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) CCNP
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCSA
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Sun Certification
2 2 (13.33%) VCAP
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.67%) CISA
3 1 (6.67%) CISSP
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (33.33%) vCloud
2 5 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (13.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Google
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) 3PAR
4 3 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) CommVault
5 2 (13.33%) VocaLink
6 1 (6.67%) Brocade
6 1 (6.67%) EMC
6 1 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (6.67%) NetApp
6 1 (6.67%) Splunk