Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 24 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
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 144 142
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 +13
Contract jobs citing Solaris 59 54 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.14% 1.11% 1.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.30% 4.58% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 29 26
East of England median daily rate £523 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.33% -1.32% -10.59%
10th Percentile £273 £255 £310
90th Percentile £676 £496 £525
England median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 16
East of England median hourly rate - - £23.00
England median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year +4.17% +24.14% -3.33%

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 the East of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1113 1179 1395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 21.57% 24.17% 23.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 620 673
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £130 £159 £146
90th Percentile £550 £515 £500
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 150 251
East of England median hourly rate £21.28 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.94% -2.94% +3.03%
10th Percentile £11.99 £10.74 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £42.63 £43.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.90%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Solaris as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in the East of England

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in the East of England

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solaris in the East of England

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in the East of England

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the East of England region over the 6 months to 24 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
Essex -12 24 £544 +113.33% 2
Bedfordshire -1 15 £425 -
Hertfordshire -8 15 £550 +25.71% 2
Norfolk -11 2 £186 -61.99%
Cambridgeshire -21 2 £325 -9.09% 3
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 East of England region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 52 (88.14%) Unix
2 42 (71.19%) Linux
3 24 (40.68%) J2EE
3 24 (40.68%) WebLogic
3 24 (40.68%) JBoss
4 23 (38.98%) Oracle
5 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (32.20%) Java
6 19 (32.20%) Middleware
7 18 (30.51%) Apache
8 17 (28.81%) Scrum
8 17 (28.81%) Relational Database
8 17 (28.81%) DevOps
9 16 (27.12%) Web Services
9 16 (27.12%) Amazon AWS
10 15 (25.42%) Confluence
10 15 (25.42%) JIRA
10 15 (25.42%) Windows
10 15 (25.42%) AIX
10 15 (25.42%) VMware
11 14 (23.73%) SQL
11 14 (23.73%) TDD
11 14 (23.73%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (22.03%) Kanban
12 13 (22.03%) MySQL
12 13 (22.03%) Tomcat
12 13 (22.03%) RDBMS
12 13 (22.03%) Configuration Management
12 13 (22.03%) webMethods

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 24 (40.68%) JBoss
1 24 (40.68%) WebLogic
2 18 (30.51%) Apache
3 15 (25.42%) Confluence
4 13 (22.03%) Tomcat
5 11 (18.64%) OpenStack
6 8 (13.56%) WebLogic Portal
7 6 (10.17%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (8.47%) MQSeries
8 5 (8.47%) Mule
9 3 (5.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (3.39%) MediaWiki
10 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
10 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (1.69%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) HipChat
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (27.12%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (23.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (18.64%) Google Cloud Platform
3 11 (18.64%) IaaS
4 6 (10.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (10.17%) SaaS
5 5 (8.47%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (8.47%) Google App Engine
5 5 (8.47%) PaaS
6 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.95%) Internet
2 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.47%) HTTP
3 5 (8.47%) SSL
4 4 (6.78%) SAN
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (3.39%) Firewall
5 2 (3.39%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.81%) Relational Database
2 13 (22.03%) MySQL
2 13 (22.03%) RDBMS
3 9 (15.25%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (13.56%) DB2
4 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database
5 7 (11.86%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.69%) Big Data
7 1 (1.69%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 15 (25.42%) JIRA
2 12 (20.34%) Maven
3 10 (16.95%) Git (software)
4 9 (15.25%) Subversion
5 7 (11.86%) Bitbucket
5 7 (11.86%) Jenkins
5 7 (11.86%) JUnit
6 6 (10.17%) Eclipse
6 6 (10.17%) Mockito
7 5 (8.47%) Log4j
8 4 (6.78%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (6.78%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (5.08%) Gradle
10 2 (3.39%) Ant
10 2 (3.39%) Apache Ivy
10 2 (3.39%) Checkstyle
10 2 (3.39%) Cucumber
10 2 (3.39%) Selenium
10 2 (3.39%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 7 (11.86%) Law
2 6 (10.17%) Finance
3 4 (6.78%) Games
3 4 (6.78%) Retail
4 2 (3.39%) Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Legal
5 1 (1.69%) Local Government
5 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Architect
2 10 (16.95%) Technical Architect
3 7 (11.86%) Trainee
4 6 (10.17%) Security Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Technical Leader
5 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) IT Architect
6 2 (3.39%) Administrator
6 2 (3.39%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Developer
6 2 (3.39%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.39%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Lead Architect
6 2 (3.39%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (3.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.39%) Server Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.39%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.39%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.68%) J2EE
2 19 (32.20%) Middleware
3 16 (27.12%) Web Services
4 12 (20.34%) XML
5 11 (18.64%) REST
5 11 (18.64%) SOAP
5 11 (18.64%) Spring
6 10 (16.95%) JSON
6 10 (16.95%) XSLT
7 9 (15.25%) Spring Boot
8 6 (10.17%) boto
8 6 (10.17%) Java SE
9 5 (8.47%) EJB
9 5 (8.47%) Java EE
9 5 (8.47%) JDBC
9 5 (8.47%) JMS
9 5 (8.47%) JSP
9 5 (8.47%) OAuth
9 5 (8.47%) WSDL
9 5 (8.47%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.08%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.69%) Clustering
4 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) Replication
4 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 52 (88.14%) Unix
2 42 (71.19%) Linux
3 15 (25.42%) AIX
3 15 (25.42%) Windows
4 11 (18.64%) HPUX
5 8 (13.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (8.47%) Android
6 5 (8.47%) Apple iOS
6 5 (8.47%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.39%) Debian
7 2 (3.39%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.81%) DevOps
2 17 (28.81%) Scrum
3 14 (23.73%) TDD
4 13 (22.03%) Configuration Management
4 13 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (22.03%) Kanban
5 12 (20.34%) TOGAF
6 11 (18.64%) SOA
7 10 (16.95%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (15.25%) E-Commerce
8 9 (15.25%) Mentoring
8 9 (15.25%) SDLC
9 8 (13.56%) Business Analysis
9 8 (13.56%) Microservices
10 7 (11.86%) Project Planning
10 7 (11.86%) Technical Analysis
11 6 (10.17%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (10.17%) Data Privacy
11 6 (10.17%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.20%) Java
2 14 (23.73%) SQL
3 12 (20.34%) Shell Script
4 8 (13.56%) Python
5 7 (11.86%) C
6 6 (10.17%) Groovy
6 6 (10.17%) PL/SQL
7 5 (8.47%) XPath
8 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.69%) Perl
9 1 (1.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) CISM
2 2 (3.39%) CCA
2 2 (3.39%) CCNA
2 2 (3.39%) CCNP
2 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.39%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (3.39%) MCSA
2 2 (3.39%) MCSE
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.39%) Sun Certification
2 2 (3.39%) VCAP
2 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.69%) CISA
3 1 (1.69%) CISSP
3 1 (1.69%) Degree
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) GCP
2 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (18.64%) Docker
2 9 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.47%) vCloud
3 5 (8.47%) vSphere
4 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.39%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (22.03%) Ansible
2 8 (13.56%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (13.56%) Puppet
3 6 (10.17%) Docker Swarm
3 6 (10.17%) Kubernetes
3 6 (10.17%) Mesos
3 6 (10.17%) Rancher
4 2 (3.39%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.69%) SCCM
5 1 (1.69%) SCOM
5 1 (1.69%) Terraform
5 1 (1.69%) yum
Vendors
1 23 (38.98%) Oracle
2 15 (25.42%) VMware
3 13 (22.03%) webMethods
4 8 (13.56%) BEA
4 8 (13.56%) Red Hat
4 8 (13.56%) WSO2
5 7 (11.86%) Atlassian
5 7 (11.86%) IBM
6 5 (8.47%) Citrix
6 5 (8.47%) Google
6 5 (8.47%) HP
7 4 (6.78%) Cisco
7 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
7 4 (6.78%) Talend
8 3 (5.08%) 3PAR
8 3 (5.08%) NetApp
9 2 (3.39%) CommVault
9 2 (3.39%) Sonatype
9 2 (3.39%) VocaLink
10 1 (1.69%) Demandware