Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 144 134
Rank change year-on-year -19 -10 +34
Contract jobs citing Solaris 45 50 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.90% 1.07% 1.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.68% 4.63% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 40
East of England median daily rate £423 £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.74% +14.67% -
10th Percentile £279 £265 £311
90th Percentile £538 £571 £507
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £32.50 - -
England median hourly rate £31.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -22.50% +11.11% +28.57%

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 1,222 1,080 1,215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 24.37% 23.12% 23.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 550 666
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £138 £140 £152
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £438 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.12% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 149 172
East of England median hourly rate £16.17 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.63% +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £11.18 £13.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £45.70 £47.60 £42.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.68% +5.35% -

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 17 August 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 August 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 +21 33 £429 -9.12% 3
Hertfordshire -19 8 £400 -16.23% 1
Suffolk - 4 £335 -
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 41 (91.11%) Linux
2 37 (82.22%) Unix
3 31 (68.89%) Shell Script
4 28 (62.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (51.11%) Oracle
6 19 (42.22%) Apache
7 18 (40.00%) DevOps
8 17 (37.78%) Jenkins
8 17 (37.78%) Windows
9 16 (35.56%) WebLogic
10 15 (33.33%) J2EE
10 15 (33.33%) Ansible
11 14 (31.11%) CentOS
11 14 (31.11%) webMethods
11 14 (31.11%) AIX
11 14 (31.11%) BEA
12 12 (26.67%) JBoss
12 12 (26.67%) SQL
12 12 (26.67%) Red Hat
12 12 (26.67%) Analytics
13 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
13 11 (24.44%) Configuration Management
13 11 (24.44%) Web Services
14 10 (22.22%) WebLogic Portal
14 10 (22.22%) Middleware
14 10 (22.22%) Validation
14 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 9 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
15 9 (20.00%) Java

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 19 (42.22%) Apache
2 16 (35.56%) WebLogic
3 12 (26.67%) JBoss
4 10 (22.22%) WebLogic Portal
5 8 (17.78%) Tomcat
6 7 (15.56%) WebSphere
7 3 (6.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (4.44%) Confluence
9 1 (2.22%) CMS
9 1 (2.22%) MQSeries
9 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) HipChat
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.33%) GitHub
3 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) SAN
2 7 (15.56%) SSH
3 4 (8.89%) FTP
3 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.44%) Internet
5 1 (2.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) Hadoop
1 8 (17.78%) MySQL
2 7 (15.56%) Ingres
3 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.44%) DB2
4 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.22%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Jenkins
2 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.11%) AccuRev
4 4 (8.89%) Ant
4 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.89%) Eclipse
4 4 (8.89%) JUnit
4 4 (8.89%) Maven
4 4 (8.89%) Selenium
4 4 (8.89%) Subversion
5 3 (6.67%) CA Gen
5 3 (6.67%) Gradle
5 3 (6.67%) JIRA
5 3 (6.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.22%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (2.22%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.22%) Checkstyle
6 1 (2.22%) Hudson
6 1 (2.22%) Mockito
6 1 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (8.89%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Games
4 1 (2.22%) Law
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) Unix Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Administrator
5 6 (13.33%) Unix Administrator
6 5 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Agile Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Architect
9 2 (4.44%) DBA
9 2 (4.44%) Integration Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 2 (4.44%) Network Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Network Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) J2EE
2 11 (24.44%) Web Services
3 10 (22.22%) Middleware
4 4 (8.89%) HTML
4 4 (8.89%) SOAP
4 4 (8.89%) XML
5 3 (6.67%) Ajax
5 3 (6.67%) CSS
5 3 (6.67%) REST
5 3 (6.67%) Spring
5 3 (6.67%) Struts
5 3 (6.67%) XHTML
6 2 (4.44%) Ext JS
6 2 (4.44%) JAX-WS
6 2 (4.44%) JPA
6 2 (4.44%) jQuery
6 2 (4.44%) JSR 170
6 2 (4.44%) OAuth
6 2 (4.44%) OSGi
6 2 (4.44%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Replication
2 6 (13.33%) Clustering
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 41 (91.11%) Linux
2 37 (82.22%) Unix
3 28 (62.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (37.78%) Windows
5 14 (31.11%) AIX
5 14 (31.11%) CentOS
6 5 (11.11%) HPUX
7 1 (2.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) DevOps
2 12 (26.67%) Analytics
3 11 (24.44%) Configuration Management
4 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 10 (22.22%) Validation
5 9 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
6 7 (15.56%) Migration
7 6 (13.33%) Change Control
7 6 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (11.11%) ITIL
9 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (8.89%) OO
10 3 (6.67%) BDD
10 3 (6.67%) Mathematics
10 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
10 3 (6.67%) Process Improvement
10 3 (6.67%) Test Strategy
10 3 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (68.89%) Shell Script
2 12 (26.67%) SQL
3 9 (20.00%) Java
4 8 (17.78%) Perl
4 8 (17.78%) PL/SQL
5 7 (15.56%) Bash Shell
6 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.89%) Korn
7 2 (4.44%) C
8 1 (2.22%) ANSI C
8 1 (2.22%) Bourne shell
8 1 (2.22%) Java 8
8 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) GCP
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Docker
2 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (33.33%) Ansible
2 7 (15.56%) Opsview
3 2 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.44%) Puppet
4 1 (2.22%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (2.22%) HP ALM
4 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.22%) Mesos
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.22%) Rancher
4 1 (2.22%) Salt
4 1 (2.22%) SCOM
4 1 (2.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Oracle
2 14 (31.11%) BEA
2 14 (31.11%) webMethods
3 12 (26.67%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.89%) Informatica
4 4 (8.89%) NetApp
5 3 (6.67%) IBM
5 3 (6.67%) VMware
6 2 (4.44%) Adobe
6 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.44%) Remedy
7 1 (2.22%) ATG
7 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.22%) Blue Martini
7 1 (2.22%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (2.22%) Demandware
7 1 (2.22%) Elastic Path
7 1 (2.22%) HP
7 1 (2.22%) Sonatype
7 1 (2.22%) Veritas