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 3 months to 23 March 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
England / East of England
Rank 122 98 67
Rank change year-on-year -24 -31  
Contract jobs citing Solaris 6 26 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.28% 1.07% 2.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.12% 5.03% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 32
Median daily rate £400 £475 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% +18.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £405 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £48.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year - +21.51%  

Solaris is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 535 517 601
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 24.94% 21.32% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 269 281
Median daily rate £348 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.20% +4.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £509 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 87 111
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £60.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Solaris as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -12 4 £333 -21.76%
Hertfordshire -14 1 - - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 £475 -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 13 (68.42%) Oracle
1 13 (68.42%) Unix
1 13 (68.42%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (31.58%) DevOps
4 6 (31.58%) SOA
5 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
5 5 (26.32%) IBM
5 5 (26.32%) Middleware
5 5 (26.32%) XML
5 5 (26.32%) WebLogic
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
6 4 (21.05%) Ajax
6 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
6 4 (21.05%) Web Services
6 4 (21.05%) Migration
6 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
6 4 (21.05%) Java
6 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (21.05%) SQL
7 3 (15.79%) Ant
7 3 (15.79%) HTML
7 3 (15.79%) CSS

Solaris
Top Related 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 5 (26.32%) Oracle Service Bus
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (26.32%) WebLogic
2 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
3 2 (10.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.26%) CMS
4 1 (5.26%) Confluence
4 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (5.26%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) MPLS
1 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
1 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (5.26%) LDAP
2 1 (5.26%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.26%) DataStage
4 1 (5.26%) DB2
4 1 (5.26%) MaxDB
4 1 (5.26%) MySQL
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Ant
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
1 3 (15.79%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) AccuRev
2 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
2 2 (10.53%) Gradle
2 2 (10.53%) JUnit
2 2 (10.53%) Maven
2 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.26%) FishEye
3 1 (5.26%) Hudson
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (15.79%) Advertising
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Automotive
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Developer
1 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
2 2 (10.53%) Administrator
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) DBA
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Specialist
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (10.53%) SOA Specialist
2 2 (10.53%) Support Specialist
2 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) HR Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Middleware Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Middleware
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle Fusion
1 5 (26.32%) XML
2 4 (21.05%) Ajax
2 4 (21.05%) Web Services
3 3 (15.79%) CSS
3 3 (15.79%) HTML
3 3 (15.79%) REST
3 3 (15.79%) SOAP
3 3 (15.79%) XHTML
4 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.53%) EclipseLink
4 2 (10.53%) Ext JS
4 2 (10.53%) J2EE
4 2 (10.53%) JAX-RS
4 2 (10.53%) JAX-WS
4 2 (10.53%) JPA
4 2 (10.53%) jQuery
4 2 (10.53%) OSGi
4 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Replication
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Clustering
4 1 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
4 1 (5.26%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Linux
1 13 (68.42%) Unix
2 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) AIX
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (31.58%) DevOps
2 6 (31.58%) SOA
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 4 (21.05%) Migration
4 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.79%) B2C
5 3 (15.79%) OO
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
6 2 (10.53%) BDD
6 2 (10.53%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.53%) Information Management
6 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
6 2 (10.53%) MVC
6 2 (10.53%) SOLID
6 2 (10.53%) User Stories
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.26%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Java
1 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) MCITP
1 2 (10.53%) MCSE
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) VCAP
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) vSphere
2 2 (10.53%) XenApp
3 1 (5.26%) Docker
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.26%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (5.26%) Control-M
1 1 (5.26%) Data Guard
1 1 (5.26%) Nagios
1 1 (5.26%) OpenView
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) Simpana
1 1 (5.26%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) IBM
3 3 (15.79%) HP
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) 3PAR
4 2 (10.53%) Adobe
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 2 (10.53%) Sun
5 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
5 1 (5.26%) CA
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) CommVault
5 1 (5.26%) Dell
5 1 (5.26%) FatWire
5 1 (5.26%) ForgeRock
5 1 (5.26%) Sonatype
5 1 (5.26%) Teradata
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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