Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 49 56
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7 +9
Contract jobs citing Solaris 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.13% 0.55% 0.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.51% 2.61% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Bedfordshire median daily rate £398 - £500
East of England median daily rate £625 £410 £450
% change year-on-year +52.44% -8.89% +5.88%
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 127 115 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 20.45% 21.22% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 66 59
Bedfordshire median daily rate £266 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.35% +17.24% +3.57%
10th Percentile £125 £156 £113
90th Percentile £500 £525 £524
East of England median daily rate £350 £339 £350
% change year-on-year +3.32% -3.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 38
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.57% -62.67% +139.62%
10th Percentile £14.20 £11.25 £13.70
90th Percentile £47.47 £14.00 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £16.63 £16.75 £17.75
% change year-on-year -0.72% -5.63% +7.58%

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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 2018. 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 - 1
Solaris
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) AIX
2 6 (85.71%) Security Architecture
2 6 (85.71%) Data Privacy
2 6 (85.71%) SDLC
3 5 (71.43%) Secure Coding
3 5 (71.43%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (71.43%) vCloud
3 5 (71.43%) OpenStack
3 5 (71.43%) IaaS
3 5 (71.43%) Mobile App
3 5 (71.43%) DevOps
3 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) Android
3 5 (71.43%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (71.43%) Google App Engine
3 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (71.43%) vSphere
3 5 (71.43%) Google
3 5 (71.43%) Cryptography
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (71.43%) Risk Management
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Information Security
3 5 (71.43%) Internet

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 5 (71.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (71.43%) Google App Engine
1 5 (71.43%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (71.43%) IaaS
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Mobile App
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) AIX
2 6 (85.71%) Unix
3 5 (71.43%) Android
3 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Data Privacy
1 6 (85.71%) SDLC
1 6 (85.71%) Security Architecture
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) Cryptography
2 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 5 (71.43%) Risk Management
2 5 (71.43%) Secure Coding
3 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Measurement
5 1 (14.29%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CISM
2 1 (14.29%) CISA
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) vCloud
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (71.43%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Google
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) VocaLink
3 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
3 1 (14.29%) Brocade
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp