Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 17 November 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 85 86
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1 +3
Contract jobs citing Solaris 7 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.43% 1.21% 1.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.89% 5.59% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 7
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £525 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.43% +20.00% +32.08%
10th Percentile £226 £397 £388
90th Percentile £550 £690 £540
East of England median daily rate £433 £463 £375
% change year-on-year -6.40% +23.33% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 371 340 300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 22.80% 21.64% 21.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 162 156
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £366 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.26% -0.34% +9.70%
10th Percentile £130 £120 £169
90th Percentile £475 £550 £510
East of England median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 53 19
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% - -4.92%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.05 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.05 £22.45
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year -7.04% +7.58% -5.71%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Hertfordshire

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Hertfordshire

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solaris in Hertfordshire

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Hertfordshire

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Stevenage - 2 £225 -
Rickmansworth -10 1 £450 -14.29%
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £400 -
Solaris
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
2 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
3 4 (57.14%) HPUX
3 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) FTP
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) NetApp
3 4 (57.14%) Clustering
3 4 (57.14%) Korn
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Ansible
5 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (28.57%) Puppet
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (14.29%) boto
6 1 (14.29%) HipChat
6 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
6 1 (14.29%) SDLC
6 1 (14.29%) ANSI C

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) FTP
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Artifactory
1 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
1 1 (14.29%) Checkstyle
1 1 (14.29%) Cobertura
1 1 (14.29%) Gradle
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Management Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Support
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Clustering
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Unix
3 4 (57.14%) HPUX
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Storage Management
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
1 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
2 4 (57.14%) Korn
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) ANSI C
3 1 (14.29%) Bourne shell
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 1 (14.29%) Mesos
2 1 (14.29%) Rancher
2 1 (14.29%) Salt
2 1 (14.29%) Terraform
2 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
2 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (14.29%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) NetApp
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Sonatype