Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 79 70
Rank change year-on-year -11 -9 +23
Contract jobs citing Solaris 9 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.57% 1.11% 1.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.58% 4.91% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 13
Hertfordshire median daily rate £406 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% -10.53% +19.50%
10th Percentile £230 £393 £463
90th Percentile £850 £544 £620
East of England median daily rate £423 £410 £380
% change year-on-year +3.05% +7.89% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £32.50 - £21.50

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 349 285 259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 22.24% 22.62% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 145 138
Hertfordshire median daily rate £360 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £140 £129 £170
90th Percentile £503 £575 £504
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 39 22
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.70 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.52% -9.38% +7.74%
10th Percentile £10.34 £11.12 £13.00
90th Percentile £30.00 £32.25 £39.43
East of England median hourly rate £15.86 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -9.37% +6.06% -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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -
Watford -5 1 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £400 -
Solaris
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Unix
2 8 (88.89%) Bash Shell
3 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
4 4 (44.44%) RDBMS
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) HPUX
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) Perl
4 4 (44.44%) DB2
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
4 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
5 3 (33.33%) Ansible
5 3 (33.33%) Docker
5 3 (33.33%) DevOps
5 3 (33.33%) HipChat
5 3 (33.33%) Kubernetes
5 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (33.33%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (33.33%) Terraform
5 3 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (33.33%) Rancher
5 3 (33.33%) Confluence
5 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Puppet
5 3 (33.33%) Bitbucket
5 3 (33.33%) Gradle
5 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (33.33%) Maven
5 3 (33.33%) Korn

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 3 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) MQSeries
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) FTP
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) DB2
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
1 4 (44.44%) RDBMS
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 1 (11.11%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Apache Ivy
1 3 (33.33%) Bitbucket
1 3 (33.33%) Gradle
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
1 3 (33.33%) Maven
1 3 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (22.22%) Checkstyle
3 1 (11.11%) Ant
3 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) JUnit
3 1 (11.11%) Log4j
3 1 (11.11%) Mockito
3 1 (11.11%) SonarQube
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Games
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Lead DevOps
1 2 (22.22%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Unix Support
2 1 (11.11%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Ajax
1 1 (11.11%) EJB
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) JDBC
1 1 (11.11%) JMS
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
1 1 (11.11%) JSP
1 1 (11.11%) JSTL
1 1 (11.11%) REST
1 1 (11.11%) Servlets
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Struts
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XHTML
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) XSD
1 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Wiki
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Unix
3 4 (44.44%) HPUX
4 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Database Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) DNA
3 1 (11.11%) Kanban
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Bash Shell
2 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Perl
4 3 (33.33%) Korn
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) Bourne shell
6 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) GCP
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Ansible
1 3 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
1 3 (33.33%) Rancher
1 3 (33.33%) Terraform
2 2 (22.22%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (22.22%) Mesos
3 1 (11.11%) HP Fortify
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 3 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (22.22%) Sonatype
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) ATG
4 1 (11.11%) Blue Martini
4 1 (11.11%) Demandware
4 1 (11.11%) Elastic Path
4 1 (11.11%) hybris
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Veritas