Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 96 79
Rank change year-on-year +5 -17 +5
Contract jobs citing Solaris 13 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.90% 0.44% 1.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.22% 2.02% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 8
Hertfordshire median daily rate £300 £400 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -16.23% -13.18%
East of England median daily rate £400 £423 £430
% change year-on-year -5.33% -1.74% +14.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £40.50 -

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 308 347 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.34% 21.62% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 182 146
Hertfordshire median daily rate £386 £331 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.60% -8.30% +3.21%
10th Percentile £125 £125 £120
90th Percentile £573 £500 £575
East of England median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 52 42
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.86 £15.86 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.73% -3.23%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.34 £11.35
90th Percentile £55.50 £42.88 £32.25
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% -5.71% +6.06%

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 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 22 August 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
Hemel Hempstead +11 7 £375 -6.25%
Watford - 5 £300 -
Hatfield - 1 - -
Solaris
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 13 (100.00%) Unix
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) TCP/IP
2 12 (92.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (84.62%) HP
4 10 (76.92%) Windows
5 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
5 9 (69.23%) SAN
5 9 (69.23%) NetApp
5 9 (69.23%) VMware
5 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
6 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
6 7 (53.85%) Ubuntu
6 7 (53.85%) Network Load Balancing
6 7 (53.85%) Hyper-V
6 7 (53.85%) CentOS
6 7 (53.85%) vSphere
6 7 (53.85%) Capacity Management
6 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
6 7 (53.85%) vCenter Server
6 7 (53.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (53.85%) Clustering
6 7 (53.85%) Symantec
6 7 (53.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (53.85%) Back Office
6 7 (53.85%) LAN
6 7 (53.85%) WAN
7 6 (46.15%) ITIL

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 (7.69%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) TCP/IP
2 9 (69.23%) SAN
3 7 (53.85%) LAN
3 7 (53.85%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
5 2 (15.38%) DNS
5 2 (15.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 7 (53.85%) Back Office
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) AIX Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Backup Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SOA Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Storage Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Storage and Backup Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) X-Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Clustering
2 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Exalogic
3 2 (15.38%) EMC Centera
3 2 (15.38%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (15.38%) EMC VNX
3 2 (15.38%) EMC VNXe
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) Replication
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Unix
2 12 (92.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (76.92%) Windows
4 7 (53.85%) CentOS
4 7 (53.85%) Ubuntu
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (38.46%) AIX
6 3 (23.08%) SUSE
7 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (7.69%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Capacity Management
1 7 (53.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 7 (53.85%) Network Load Balancing
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) Problem Management
4 4 (30.77%) Proactive Management
4 4 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 3 (23.08%) ITSM
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (23.08%) Task Automation
6 2 (15.38%) BCP
6 2 (15.38%) Change Management
6 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (15.38%) Service Management
6 2 (15.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Perl
2 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
3 2 (15.38%) Korn
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
1 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (53.85%) Hyper-V
2 7 (53.85%) vSphere
3 6 (46.15%) ISA Server
4 5 (38.46%) SRDF
5 3 (23.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (15.38%) NFS
6 2 (15.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (53.85%) vCenter Server
2 2 (15.38%) EMC TimeFinder
2 2 (15.38%) NetApp OnCommand
2 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
2 2 (15.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (7.69%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) HP
2 9 (69.23%) NetApp
2 9 (69.23%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) Symantec
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) EMC
5 5 (38.46%) Veritas
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle
7 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
8 2 (15.38%) 3PAR
8 2 (15.38%) Brocade
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco
8 2 (15.38%) CyberArk
8 2 (15.38%) IBM
8 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
8 2 (15.38%) Sun