Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 154 117
Rank change year-on-year -5 -37 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 40 25 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.87% 0.56% 1.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.05% 2.35% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 33
East of England median daily rate £625 £410 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.44% -8.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £292 £255 £311
90th Percentile £693 £450 £530
England median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 16
East of England median hourly rate £32.50 - £23.00
10th Percentile £31.25 - £17.00
90th Percentile £33.75 - £35.25
England median hourly rate £29.75 £50.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -40.50% +85.19% -30.77%

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 988 1,065 1,156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 21.46% 23.99% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 532 558
East of England median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% -
10th Percentile £130 £158 £148
90th Percentile £550 £525 £516
England median daily rate £428 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 135 243
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% - +5.36%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.06 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.75 £48.50
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +3.13%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 22 £625 +145.10% 2
Bedfordshire -9 7 £398 - 1
Hertfordshire -17 7 £750 +71.43% 7
Norfolk - 3 £186 - 1
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 33 (82.50%) Unix
2 23 (57.50%) Linux
3 22 (55.00%) J2EE
4 20 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 20 (50.00%) JBoss
5 16 (40.00%) Oracle
6 15 (37.50%) Java
7 14 (35.00%) JIRA
7 14 (35.00%) Confluence
8 13 (32.50%) SOA
9 11 (27.50%) Shell Script
9 11 (27.50%) Apache
9 11 (27.50%) Tomcat
9 11 (27.50%) Relational Database
9 11 (27.50%) Mentoring
9 11 (27.50%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (25.00%) Project Planning
10 10 (25.00%) Business Analysis
10 10 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
10 10 (25.00%) C
10 10 (25.00%) Middleware
10 10 (25.00%) Law
10 10 (25.00%) TOGAF
11 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (22.50%) Web Services
11 9 (22.50%) DevOps
12 8 (20.00%) AIX
13 7 (17.50%) SQL
13 7 (17.50%) RDBMS

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 20 (50.00%) JBoss
1 20 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 14 (35.00%) Confluence
3 11 (27.50%) Apache
3 11 (27.50%) Tomcat
4 6 (15.00%) OpenStack
4 6 (15.00%) WebLogic Portal
5 5 (12.50%) WebSphere
6 3 (7.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (7.50%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (5.00%) CMS
7 2 (5.00%) MQSeries
8 1 (2.50%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (2.50%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) HipChat
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (15.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (15.00%) IaaS
3 5 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (12.50%) Google App Engine
4 1 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.50%) Office 365
4 1 (2.50%) PaaS
4 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) Internet
2 3 (7.50%) SAN
2 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) WAN
4 1 (2.50%) 3GPP
4 1 (2.50%) DHCP
4 1 (2.50%) DNS
4 1 (2.50%) Firewall
4 1 (2.50%) HSPA
4 1 (2.50%) HTTP
4 1 (2.50%) IPsec
4 1 (2.50%) IPv4
4 1 (2.50%) IPv6
4 1 (2.50%) LAN
4 1 (2.50%) RTCP
4 1 (2.50%) RTP
4 1 (2.50%) SNMP
4 1 (2.50%) SSL
4 1 (2.50%) WCDMA
4 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) Relational Database
2 7 (17.50%) RDBMS
3 6 (15.00%) DB2
4 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 4 (10.00%) MySQL
5 4 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
7 2 (5.00%) Jackrabbit
8 1 (2.50%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) JIRA
2 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
3 6 (15.00%) Maven
3 6 (15.00%) Subversion
4 5 (12.50%) Gradle
4 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 4 (10.00%) Apache Ivy
5 4 (10.00%) Bitbucket
5 4 (10.00%) JUnit
5 4 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (7.50%) Ant
6 3 (7.50%) Checkstyle
6 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
6 3 (7.50%) Eclipse
6 3 (7.50%) Mockito
6 3 (7.50%) Selenium
7 2 (5.00%) Log4j
7 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
7 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 1 (2.50%) SonarQube
General
1 10 (25.00%) Law
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
3 4 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Games
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Architect
2 6 (15.00%) Security Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (15.00%) Trainee
3 4 (10.00%) Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Server Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) IT Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Unix Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Agile Developer
6 1 (2.50%) DevOps Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Integration Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Lead DevOps
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (55.00%) J2EE
2 10 (25.00%) Middleware
3 9 (22.50%) Web Services
4 4 (10.00%) REST
4 4 (10.00%) SOAP
4 4 (10.00%) XML
5 3 (7.50%) Ajax
5 3 (7.50%) HTML
5 3 (7.50%) JSON
5 3 (7.50%) Spring
5 3 (7.50%) Struts
5 3 (7.50%) XHTML
5 3 (7.50%) XSLT
6 2 (5.00%) EJB
6 2 (5.00%) JDBC
6 2 (5.00%) JMS
6 2 (5.00%) JSP
6 2 (5.00%) JSTL
6 2 (5.00%) Servlets
6 2 (5.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
3 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (82.50%) Unix
2 23 (57.50%) Linux
3 8 (20.00%) AIX
4 7 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (15.00%) Windows
6 5 (12.50%) Android
6 5 (12.50%) Apple iOS
7 3 (7.50%) HPUX
8 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
9 1 (2.50%) SUSE
9 1 (2.50%) VxWorks
9 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) SOA
2 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (27.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 11 (27.50%) Mentoring
3 10 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 10 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 10 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
3 10 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (22.50%) DevOps
5 7 (17.50%) Kanban
5 7 (17.50%) Scrum
5 7 (17.50%) SDLC
6 6 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (15.00%) Data Privacy
6 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (15.00%) Security Architecture
6 6 (15.00%) TDD
7 5 (12.50%) Microservices
7 5 (12.50%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) Java
2 11 (27.50%) Shell Script
3 10 (25.00%) C
4 7 (17.50%) SQL
5 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.00%) Groovy
7 2 (5.00%) Perl
7 2 (5.00%) Python
8 1 (2.50%) Scala
8 1 (2.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) CISM
2 1 (2.50%) CISA
2 1 (2.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) GCP
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Docker
1 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.50%) vCloud
2 5 (12.50%) vSphere
3 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (10.00%) Puppet
2 3 (7.50%) Ansible
2 3 (7.50%) Kubernetes
2 3 (7.50%) Rancher
2 3 (7.50%) Terraform
3 2 (5.00%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (5.00%) Mesos
3 2 (5.00%) SCCM
4 1 (2.50%) HP Fortify
4 1 (2.50%) SCOM
4 1 (2.50%) yum
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Oracle
2 7 (17.50%) Red Hat
2 7 (17.50%) VMware
2 7 (17.50%) webMethods
3 6 (15.00%) BEA
4 5 (12.50%) Google
5 4 (10.00%) Atlassian
5 4 (10.00%) IBM
5 4 (10.00%) WSO2
6 3 (7.50%) Sonatype
7 2 (5.00%) ATG
7 2 (5.00%) Blue Martini
7 2 (5.00%) Citrix
7 2 (5.00%) Demandware
7 2 (5.00%) Elastic Path
7 2 (5.00%) HP
7 2 (5.00%) hybris
7 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.00%) VocaLink
8 1 (2.50%) EMC