Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 80 68
Rank change year-on-year +14 -12 -38
Contract jobs citing Solaris 15 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.17% 1.47% 1.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.24% 4.05% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 8
Essex median daily rate £625 £265 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +135.85% -37.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £356 £265 £355
90th Percentile £646 £395 £450
East of England median daily rate £625 £400 £438
% change year-on-year +56.25% -8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Essex median hourly rate £31.75 - -
East of England median hourly rate £31.75 - £22.25

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 182 296 255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 26.34% 36.23% 28.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 184 118
Essex median daily rate £450 £424 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.26% +21.00% -1.75%
10th Percentile £245 £254 £177
90th Percentile £638 £575 £500
East of England median daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.79% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 81
Essex median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.43% +112.12% -19.51%
10th Percentile £15.75 £15.13 £14.00
90th Percentile £75.00 £54.00 £33.75
East of England median hourly rate £15.25 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -15.28% +2.86% -

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 27 May 2018.

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 27 May 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 +22 10 £625 - 2
Basildon +6 1 £525 - 2
Brentwood - 1 - -
Solaris
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 14 (93.33%) Unix
2 13 (86.67%) J2EE
3 10 (66.67%) WebLogic
3 10 (66.67%) JBoss
4 7 (46.67%) Shell Script
4 7 (46.67%) Oracle
4 7 (46.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
5 6 (40.00%) JIRA
5 6 (40.00%) TOGAF
5 6 (40.00%) Law
5 6 (40.00%) C
5 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
5 6 (40.00%) Linux
5 6 (40.00%) SOA
5 6 (40.00%) Project Planning
5 6 (40.00%) Confluence
5 6 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
5 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
6 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 5 (33.33%) Java
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) Middleware
7 4 (26.67%) webMethods
7 4 (26.67%) BEA
7 4 (26.67%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (26.67%) Apache
7 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving

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 10 (66.67%) JBoss
1 10 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 6 (40.00%) Confluence
2 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 4 (26.67%) Apache
4 4 (26.67%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (6.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) JIRA
2 3 (20.00%) AccuRev
3 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (13.33%) Selenium
4 1 (6.67%) Ant
4 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.67%) Gradle
4 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.67%) JUnit
4 1 (6.67%) Maven
4 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 6 (40.00%) Law
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java WebSphere Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Unix Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) J2EE
2 4 (26.67%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) Ajax
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) Ext JS
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) JAX-WS
3 1 (6.67%) JPA
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) JSR 170
3 1 (6.67%) OAuth
3 1 (6.67%) OSGi
3 1 (6.67%) SAML
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) Spring
3 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
3 1 (6.67%) Struts
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) XHTML
3 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Unix
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) AIX
4 1 (6.67%) SUSE
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 6 (40.00%) SOA
2 6 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
2 6 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (26.67%) Deployment Automation
3 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (20.00%) Web Application Development
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Microservices
5 2 (13.33%) Service Management
5 2 (13.33%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) Information Management
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) OO
6 1 (6.67%) Statistics
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Shell Script
2 6 (40.00%) C
3 5 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (26.67%) BEA
3 4 (26.67%) webMethods
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft