Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 December 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
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 76 67
Rank change year-on-year -2 -9 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 38 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.53% 2.76% 1.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.07% 11.23% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 7
Essex median daily rate £443 £535 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.29% +109.80% -43.33%
East of England median daily rate £433 £520 £375
% change year-on-year -16.75% +38.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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 419 187 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 38.98% 24.54% 31.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 107 138
Essex median daily rate £475 £400 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +24.03% -19.38%
10th Percentile £165 £140 £215
90th Percentile £600 £600 £488
East of England median daily rate £389 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +11.07% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 76
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £33.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.50% +102.00% -13.16%
10th Percentile £12.55 £13.80 £15.75
90th Percentile £17.83 £63.75 £39.38
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £28.72 £16.50
% change year-on-year -42.55% +74.06% -2.94%

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 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 9 December 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
Southend-on-Sea -16 19 £434 -30.57%
Basildon +11 5 £500 +11.11%
Solaris
East of England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Essex region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (89.47%) Unix
3 22 (57.89%) Jenkins
4 20 (52.63%) DevOps
4 20 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (50.00%) Ansible
5 19 (50.00%) Shell Script
5 19 (50.00%) Windows
6 18 (47.37%) Oracle
7 17 (44.74%) WebLogic
8 16 (42.11%) Apache
9 14 (36.84%) Web Services
9 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
10 13 (34.21%) CentOS
10 13 (34.21%) AIX
11 12 (31.58%) Replication
11 12 (31.58%) Analytics
12 11 (28.95%) Middleware
12 11 (28.95%) webMethods
12 11 (28.95%) BEA
12 11 (28.95%) Red Hat
12 11 (28.95%) SQL
12 11 (28.95%) MySQL
13 10 (26.32%) Configuration Management
13 10 (26.32%) Validation
14 9 (23.68%) JBoss
14 9 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
15 8 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 8 (21.05%) J2EE

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 17 (44.74%) WebLogic
2 16 (42.11%) Apache
3 9 (23.68%) JBoss
4 7 (18.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 7 (18.42%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (18.42%) Tomcat
4 7 (18.42%) WebLogic Portal
4 7 (18.42%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.63%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (21.05%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) SSH
2 5 (13.16%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) MySQL
2 7 (18.42%) Hadoop
2 7 (18.42%) Ingres
2 7 (18.42%) NoSQL
2 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.53%) BODI
3 4 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (10.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 4 (10.53%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 22 (57.89%) Jenkins
2 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
3 7 (18.42%) AccuRev
3 7 (18.42%) Ant
3 7 (18.42%) Cucumber
3 7 (18.42%) Eclipse
3 7 (18.42%) Gradle
3 7 (18.42%) JUnit
3 7 (18.42%) Maven
3 7 (18.42%) Selenium
3 7 (18.42%) Subversion
4 5 (13.16%) SoapUI
5 3 (7.89%) CA Gen
6 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 7 (18.42%) Marketing
2 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Unix Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Java Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) ETL Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Agile Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Integration Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Middleware Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Middleware Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) DBA
8 1 (2.63%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Solaris Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) Web Services
2 11 (28.95%) Middleware
3 8 (21.05%) J2EE
4 7 (18.42%) Ajax
4 7 (18.42%) AngularJS
4 7 (18.42%) CSS
4 7 (18.42%) JAX-RS
4 7 (18.42%) JAX-WS
4 7 (18.42%) JPA
4 7 (18.42%) JSR 170
4 7 (18.42%) OSGi
4 7 (18.42%) REST
4 7 (18.42%) SAML
4 7 (18.42%) SOAP
4 7 (18.42%) Spring
4 7 (18.42%) Spring MVC
4 7 (18.42%) Struts
4 7 (18.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (18.42%) XHTML
4 7 (18.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Replication
2 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.16%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (89.47%) Unix
3 20 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (50.00%) Windows
5 13 (34.21%) AIX
5 13 (34.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) DevOps
2 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (31.58%) Analytics
4 10 (26.32%) Configuration Management
4 10 (26.32%) Validation
5 9 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (18.42%) BDD
7 7 (18.42%) Microservices
7 7 (18.42%) MVC
7 7 (18.42%) TDD
7 7 (18.42%) User Stories
8 6 (15.79%) Deployment Automation
8 6 (15.79%) Process Improvement
8 6 (15.79%) Test Strategy
9 5 (13.16%) Change Control
9 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (13.16%) Information Management
9 5 (13.16%) Mathematics
9 5 (13.16%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 11 (28.95%) SQL
3 7 (18.42%) Java
3 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
4 4 (10.53%) Python
4 4 (10.53%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 3 (7.89%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) Dart
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Docker
2 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (50.00%) Ansible
2 7 (18.42%) Opsview
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Oracle
2 11 (28.95%) BEA
2 11 (28.95%) Red Hat
2 11 (28.95%) webMethods
3 7 (18.42%) Adobe
3 7 (18.42%) IBM
4 4 (10.53%) Informatica
5 2 (5.26%) Remedy
6 1 (2.63%) Cloudera