Period
to 20 May 2018

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 20 May 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
England > East of England
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 165 135
Rank change year-on-year +2 -30 -28
Contract jobs citing Solaris 23 19 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.52% 0.44% 1.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.41% 1.85% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 33
East of England median daily rate £625 £333 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +87.97% -26.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £367 £265 £315
90th Percentile £830 £519 £528
England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
East of England median hourly rate £31.75 - £22.25
10th Percentile £31.03 - £20.23
90th Percentile £33.48 - £23.00
England median hourly rate £31.00 £50.00 £49.00
% change year-on-year -38.00% +2.04% +84.91%

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 956 1,029 1,113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 21.56% 23.71% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 535 588
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +1.45%
10th Percentile £134 £150 £155
90th Percentile £550 £563 £538
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 137 198
East of England median hourly rate £15.25 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.74% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.16 £12.46
90th Percentile £46.58 £43.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +4.48% -1.47% +5.20%

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 20 May 2018.

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 20 May 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
Essex +17 15 £625 +135.85% 1
Hertfordshire -11 6 £800 - 4
Bedfordshire -5 1 - - 3
Norfolk - 1 - -
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 East of England region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 19 (82.61%) Unix
2 14 (60.87%) J2EE
3 13 (56.52%) Linux
4 12 (52.17%) Oracle
5 10 (43.48%) WebLogic
5 10 (43.48%) JBoss
6 9 (39.13%) Java
6 9 (39.13%) JIRA
6 9 (39.13%) Confluence
7 8 (34.78%) Shell Script
8 7 (30.43%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (30.43%) SQL
9 6 (26.09%) C
9 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
9 6 (26.09%) SOA
9 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
9 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
9 6 (26.09%) Project Planning
9 6 (26.09%) TOGAF
9 6 (26.09%) Law
9 6 (26.09%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
10 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
10 5 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (21.74%) Apache
10 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
11 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
11 4 (17.39%) BEA
11 4 (17.39%) DB2
11 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL

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 10 (43.48%) JBoss
1 10 (43.48%) WebLogic
2 9 (39.13%) Confluence
3 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
3 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
4 5 (21.74%) Apache
5 4 (17.39%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (8.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (4.35%) CMS
7 1 (4.35%) MQSeries
7 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) HipChat
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) 3GPP
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) HSPA
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) IPsec
3 1 (4.35%) IPv4
3 1 (4.35%) IPv6
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) LTE
3 1 (4.35%) NAS
3 1 (4.35%) RTCP
3 1 (4.35%) RTP
3 1 (4.35%) SNMP
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) WCDMA
3 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
2 4 (17.39%) DB2
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
2 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
3 3 (13.04%) MySQL
3 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.35%) Ingres
4 1 (4.35%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) JIRA
2 4 (17.39%) Gradle
2 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
2 4 (17.39%) Maven
3 3 (13.04%) AccuRev
3 3 (13.04%) Apache Ivy
3 3 (13.04%) Bitbucket
3 3 (13.04%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (8.70%) Ant
4 2 (8.70%) Checkstyle
4 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
4 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.70%) JUnit
4 2 (8.70%) Selenium
4 2 (8.70%) Subversion
5 1 (4.35%) Log4j
5 1 (4.35%) Mockito
5 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 6 (26.09%) Law
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Games
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.35%) DBA
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Integration Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Integration Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Unix Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Unix Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) J2EE
2 4 (17.39%) Middleware
3 2 (8.70%) Ajax
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) REST
3 2 (8.70%) SOAP
3 2 (8.70%) Struts
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) XHTML
3 2 (8.70%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
4 1 (4.35%) JAX-RS
4 1 (4.35%) JAX-WS
4 1 (4.35%) JPA
4 1 (4.35%) JSR 170
4 1 (4.35%) OAuth
4 1 (4.35%) OAuth2
4 1 (4.35%) OSGi
4 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Wiki
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Unix
2 13 (56.52%) Linux
3 5 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (17.39%) Windows
5 2 (8.70%) AIX
6 1 (4.35%) HPUX
6 1 (4.35%) SUSE
6 1 (4.35%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
2 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
2 6 (26.09%) Project Planning
2 6 (26.09%) SOA
2 6 (26.09%) Technical Analysis
2 6 (26.09%) TOGAF
3 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (17.39%) Deployment Automation
3 4 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.04%) DevOps
4 3 (13.04%) Web Application Development
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Microservices
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) OO
5 2 (8.70%) Service Management
5 2 (8.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) Shell Script
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) C
5 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
5 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
6 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.35%) Perl
7 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Docker
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Ansible
1 3 (13.04%) Kubernetes
1 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (13.04%) Puppet
1 3 (13.04%) Rancher
1 3 (13.04%) Terraform
2 2 (8.70%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (8.70%) Mesos
3 1 (4.35%) HP Fortify
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
3 4 (17.39%) BEA
3 4 (17.39%) webMethods
4 3 (13.04%) Atlassian
4 3 (13.04%) IBM
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) Sonatype
6 1 (4.35%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.35%) Adobe
6 1 (4.35%) Blue Martini
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix
6 1 (4.35%) Demandware
6 1 (4.35%) Elastic Path
6 1 (4.35%) EMC
6 1 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) hybris
6 1 (4.35%) NetApp
6 1 (4.35%) Sun
6 1 (4.35%) Veritas