Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 155 133
Rank change year-on-year +2 -22 +14
Contract jobs citing Solaris 50 57 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.98% 1.12% 1.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.75% 5.21% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 34
East of England median daily rate £425 £498 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.57% +35.37% -3.29%
10th Percentile £358 £364 £255
90th Percentile £538 £670 £495
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £50.00 - -
England median hourly rate £19.00 £38.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -50.97% +7.64% +34.58%

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 1,332 1,094 1,163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.19% 21.56% 24.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 526 611
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £135 £130 £150
90th Percentile £588 £561 £525
England median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.66% +4.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 154 153
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £22.14 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.47% +34.17% -9.59%
10th Percentile £12.00 £13.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £53.38 £42.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +3 38 £435 -20.04% 2
Hertfordshire -13 8 £406 -22.62% 1
Suffolk - 4 £335 -
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 48 (96.00%) Linux
2 40 (80.00%) Unix
3 27 (54.00%) Shell Script
4 26 (52.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (48.00%) Jenkins
6 23 (46.00%) Windows
7 22 (44.00%) Ansible
7 22 (44.00%) DevOps
8 20 (40.00%) Oracle
9 18 (36.00%) Apache
10 17 (34.00%) WebLogic
11 16 (32.00%) Web Services
11 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (32.00%) CentOS
11 16 (32.00%) Git (software)
12 15 (30.00%) AIX
13 14 (28.00%) Analytics
14 13 (26.00%) Configuration Management
15 12 (24.00%) SQL
15 12 (24.00%) Validation
15 12 (24.00%) Replication
16 11 (22.00%) MySQL
16 11 (22.00%) webMethods
16 11 (22.00%) Red Hat
16 11 (22.00%) BEA
16 11 (22.00%) Docker
17 10 (20.00%) Hadoop
17 10 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
17 10 (20.00%) Middleware
17 10 (20.00%) JBoss

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 18 (36.00%) Apache
2 17 (34.00%) WebLogic
3 10 (20.00%) JBoss
3 10 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 7 (14.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (14.00%) WebLogic Portal
5 6 (12.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (12.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (4.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (16.00%) GitHub
3 2 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) SSH
2 8 (16.00%) SAN
3 4 (8.00%) FTP
3 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.00%) Firewall
4 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) MySQL
2 10 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 9 (18.00%) Ingres
4 7 (14.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (12.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.00%) BODI
7 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (2.00%) Pentaho
7 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (48.00%) Jenkins
2 16 (32.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (16.00%) Maven
4 7 (14.00%) AccuRev
4 7 (14.00%) Ant
4 7 (14.00%) Cucumber
4 7 (14.00%) Eclipse
4 7 (14.00%) Gradle
4 7 (14.00%) JUnit
4 7 (14.00%) Selenium
4 7 (14.00%) Subversion
5 5 (10.00%) SoapUI
6 3 (6.00%) CA Gen
6 3 (6.00%) JIRA
7 1 (2.00%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.00%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.00%) Checkstyle
7 1 (2.00%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.00%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.00%) JMeter
General
1 6 (12.00%) Marketing
2 3 (6.00%) Legal
2 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Developer
2 11 (22.00%) Unix Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Administrator
4 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Unix Administrator
5 5 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Agile Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Integration Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (4.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (4.00%) Middleware Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Middleware Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Solaris Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) Web Services
2 10 (20.00%) Middleware
3 9 (18.00%) J2EE
4 7 (14.00%) CSS
4 7 (14.00%) HTML
4 7 (14.00%) SOAP
4 7 (14.00%) Spring
4 7 (14.00%) XML
5 6 (12.00%) Ajax
5 6 (12.00%) EclipseLink
5 6 (12.00%) JAX-WS
5 6 (12.00%) JPA
5 6 (12.00%) JSR 170
5 6 (12.00%) OSGi
5 6 (12.00%) REST
5 6 (12.00%) SAML
5 6 (12.00%) Spring Boot
5 6 (12.00%) Spring MVC
5 6 (12.00%) Struts
5 6 (12.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Replication
2 8 (16.00%) Clustering
3 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 48 (96.00%) Linux
2 40 (80.00%) Unix
3 26 (52.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (46.00%) Windows
5 16 (32.00%) CentOS
6 15 (30.00%) AIX
7 4 (8.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) DevOps
2 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (28.00%) Analytics
4 13 (26.00%) Configuration Management
5 12 (24.00%) Validation
6 9 (18.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 8 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (14.00%) BDD
8 7 (14.00%) TDD
8 7 (14.00%) User Stories
9 6 (12.00%) Change Control
9 6 (12.00%) Deployment Automation
9 6 (12.00%) Microservices
9 6 (12.00%) Migration
9 6 (12.00%) MVC
10 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (10.00%) Information Management
10 5 (10.00%) Mathematics
10 5 (10.00%) Process Improvement
10 5 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 27 (54.00%) Shell Script
2 12 (24.00%) SQL
3 7 (14.00%) Java
3 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.00%) Perl
4 5 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.00%) Korn
5 4 (8.00%) Python
6 3 (6.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 2 (4.00%) C
8 1 (2.00%) ANSI C
8 1 (2.00%) Bourne shell
8 1 (2.00%) Dart
8 1 (2.00%) Java 8
8 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (22.00%) Docker
2 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (44.00%) Ansible
2 9 (18.00%) Opsview
3 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.00%) Puppet
4 1 (2.00%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (2.00%) HP ALM
4 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.00%) Mesos
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.00%) Rancher
4 1 (2.00%) Salt
4 1 (2.00%) SCOM
4 1 (2.00%) Terraform
4 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.00%) yum
Vendors
1 20 (40.00%) Oracle
2 11 (22.00%) BEA
2 11 (22.00%) Red Hat
2 11 (22.00%) webMethods
3 7 (14.00%) IBM
4 6 (12.00%) Adobe
5 4 (8.00%) Informatica
5 4 (8.00%) NetApp
6 3 (6.00%) VMware
7 2 (4.00%) Remedy
8 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
8 1 (2.00%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (2.00%) HP
8 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.00%) Sonatype
8 1 (2.00%) Veritas