Period
to 25 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 April 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
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 67 83
Rank change year-on-year -3 +16 -19
Contract jobs citing Solaris 30 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.74% 2.59% 0.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.03% 9.42% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 4
Essex median daily rate £425 £625 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.00% +135.85% -41.11%
East of England median daily rate £428 £625 £333
% change year-on-year -31.60% +87.97% -26.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Essex median hourly rate - £31.75 -
East of England median hourly rate - £31.75 -

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 Essex with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 299 191 308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 37.24% 27.48% 37.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 113 191
Essex median daily rate £405 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +28.57% -
10th Percentile £163 £213 £250
90th Percentile £540 £638 £559
East of England median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 52
Essex median hourly rate £26.00 £31.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.11% -9.29% +112.12%
10th Percentile £15.30 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £64.48 £60.00 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year +1.64% -36.46% +37.14%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Solaris as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Essex

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Solaris in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Essex

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in Essex over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solaris in Essex

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Essex

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Essex region over the 6 months to 25 April 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
Southend-on-Sea -9 21 £425 -32.00%
Solaris
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Essex region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 26 (86.67%) Oracle
2 24 (80.00%) Oracle Database
3 22 (73.33%) Unix
4 19 (63.33%) Linux
5 16 (53.33%) MySQL
5 16 (53.33%) ETL
5 16 (53.33%) BusinessObjects
5 16 (53.33%) BODI
5 16 (53.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 16 (53.33%) Pentaho
6 15 (50.00%) Test Scripting
6 15 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
7 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
7 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
8 9 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (30.00%) DevOps
9 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
9 8 (26.67%) VMware
10 7 (23.33%) AIX
10 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
11 6 (20.00%) Presales
11 6 (20.00%) WebLogic
11 6 (20.00%) RDBMS
11 6 (20.00%) IBM
11 6 (20.00%) Middleware
11 6 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (10.00%) Ingres

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 6 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 16 (53.33%) BODI
2 16 (53.33%) BusinessObjects
2 16 (53.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 16 (53.33%) MySQL
2 16 (53.33%) Pentaho
3 6 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.00%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Developer
1 16 (53.33%) ETL Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Azure Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle Architect
5 3 (10.00%) AWS Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (10.00%) DBA
5 3 (10.00%) Unix Architect
6 2 (6.67%) AWS Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Ingres DBA
6 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.67%) VMware Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Public Cloud
2 2 (6.67%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Unix
2 19 (63.33%) Linux
3 7 (23.33%) AIX
4 1 (3.33%) HPUX
4 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) ETL
2 15 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 15 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 15 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 9 (30.00%) DevOps
4 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.00%) Presales
6 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Physical Data Model
6 2 (6.67%) Virtual Team Management
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.33%) CRM
7 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.33%) ERP
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
1 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 26 (86.67%) Oracle
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) VMware
3 6 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (6.67%) Fujitsu
5 1 (3.33%) Cloudera