Period
to 21 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 144 153 151
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2 -26
Contract jobs citing Solaris 46 43 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.03% 0.92% 0.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.81% 4.40% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 15
East of England median daily rate £450 £538 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.28% +31.10% +2.50%
10th Percentile £411 £313 £255
90th Percentile £575 £683 £487
England median daily rate £500 £450 £401
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.36% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £29.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year -41.18% -22.73% +8.96%

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 1,206 977 1,064
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.08% 20.84% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 529 525
East of England median daily rate £380 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% - -
10th Percentile £138 £130 £158
90th Percentile £575 £556 £519
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 138 141
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £22.14 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.47% +34.17% -5.71%
10th Percentile £11.40 £12.03 £10.75
90th Percentile £46.15 £52.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -2.02%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +6 41 £450 -28.00% 1
Hertfordshire -1 3 £450 -32.08% 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £550 - 1
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 36 (78.26%) Linux
2 35 (76.09%) Unix
3 26 (56.52%) Oracle
4 18 (39.13%) MySQL
4 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (34.78%) Jenkins
5 16 (34.78%) Oracle Database
5 16 (34.78%) Ansible
6 15 (32.61%) Windows
7 14 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (28.26%) WebLogic
9 12 (26.09%) Web Services
9 12 (26.09%) IBM
9 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
9 12 (26.09%) Relational Database
10 11 (23.91%) DevOps
10 11 (23.91%) ETL
10 11 (23.91%) Middleware
10 11 (23.91%) AIX
11 10 (21.74%) Apache
11 10 (21.74%) Replication
11 10 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (19.57%) Customer Requirements
12 9 (19.57%) Pentaho
12 9 (19.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (19.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 9 (19.57%) BODI
12 9 (19.57%) Ingres
12 9 (19.57%) Shell Script
12 9 (19.57%) BusinessObjects

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 13 (28.26%) WebLogic
2 10 (21.74%) Apache
3 7 (15.22%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (13.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Tomcat
4 6 (13.04%) WebSphere
5 4 (8.70%) JBoss
6 3 (6.52%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (4.35%) Apache Spark
7 2 (4.35%) Confluence
7 2 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.17%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 14 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.70%) GitHub
4 3 (6.52%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) SSH
2 5 (10.87%) SAN
3 1 (2.17%) FTP
3 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (39.13%) MySQL
2 16 (34.78%) Oracle Database
3 12 (26.09%) Relational Database
4 9 (19.57%) BODI
4 9 (19.57%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (19.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 9 (19.57%) Ingres
4 9 (19.57%) Pentaho
5 8 (17.39%) Hadoop
5 8 (17.39%) NoSQL
6 6 (13.04%) RDBMS
7 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (4.35%) Apache Hive
8 2 (4.35%) Big Data
8 2 (4.35%) Data Mining
8 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.35%) HBase
8 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
8 2 (4.35%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 16 (34.78%) Jenkins
2 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
3 7 (15.22%) Gradle
3 7 (15.22%) Maven
4 6 (13.04%) AccuRev
4 6 (13.04%) Ant
4 6 (13.04%) Cucumber
4 6 (13.04%) Eclipse
4 6 (13.04%) JUnit
4 6 (13.04%) Selenium
4 6 (13.04%) Subversion
5 4 (8.70%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.35%) ERwin
6 2 (4.35%) JIRA
7 1 (2.17%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.17%) Checkstyle
7 1 (2.17%) Cobertura
7 1 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (13.04%) Marketing
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Legal
2 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Developer
2 9 (19.57%) ETL Developer
3 8 (17.39%) Architect
4 7 (15.22%) Administrator
5 6 (13.04%) Java Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Unix Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Azure Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Unix Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) DBA
7 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Agile Developer
8 2 (4.35%) AWS Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Ingres DBA
8 2 (4.35%) Integration Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Oracle Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Middleware Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) Web Services
2 11 (23.91%) Middleware
3 6 (13.04%) Ajax
3 6 (13.04%) AngularJS
3 6 (13.04%) CSS
3 6 (13.04%) HTML
3 6 (13.04%) JAX-RS
3 6 (13.04%) JAX-WS
3 6 (13.04%) JPA
3 6 (13.04%) JSR 170
3 6 (13.04%) OSGi
3 6 (13.04%) REST
3 6 (13.04%) SAML
3 6 (13.04%) SOAP
3 6 (13.04%) Spring
3 6 (13.04%) Spring MVC
3 6 (13.04%) Struts
3 6 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (13.04%) XHTML
3 6 (13.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Replication
2 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.87%) Clustering
3 5 (10.87%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.35%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.35%) User Experience
4 2 (4.35%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.17%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 36 (78.26%) Linux
2 35 (76.09%) Unix
3 15 (32.61%) Windows
4 11 (23.91%) AIX
5 9 (19.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (15.22%) CentOS
7 1 (2.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) DevOps
2 11 (23.91%) ETL
3 10 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (19.57%) Customer Requirements
5 8 (17.39%) Analytics
5 8 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (17.39%) Test Scripting
6 6 (13.04%) BDD
6 6 (13.04%) Configuration Management
6 6 (13.04%) Mathematics
6 6 (13.04%) Microservices
6 6 (13.04%) MVC
6 6 (13.04%) TDD
6 6 (13.04%) User Stories
6 6 (13.04%) Validation
7 5 (10.87%) Presales
8 4 (8.70%) Data Modelling
8 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (8.70%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) Shell Script
2 8 (17.39%) Java
2 8 (17.39%) SQL
3 7 (15.22%) Python
4 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 3 (6.52%) C
6 3 (6.52%) Perl
7 2 (4.35%) C++
7 2 (4.35%) MATLAB
7 2 (4.35%) R
8 1 (2.17%) ANSI C
8 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.17%) Dart
8 1 (2.17%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) SC Cleared
1 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Docker
2 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.35%) Apache Flume
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (34.78%) Ansible
2 6 (13.04%) Opsview
3 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.35%) Puppet
4 1 (2.17%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.17%) Mesos
4 1 (2.17%) Rancher
4 1 (2.17%) Salt
4 1 (2.17%) Terraform
4 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.17%) yum
Vendors
1 26 (56.52%) Oracle
2 12 (26.09%) IBM
3 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
3 7 (15.22%) VMware
4 6 (13.04%) Adobe
5 3 (6.52%) BEA
6 2 (4.35%) Fujitsu
6 2 (4.35%) Hortonworks
6 2 (4.35%) webMethods
7 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.17%) Cloudera
7 1 (2.17%) NetApp
7 1 (2.17%) Sonatype