Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 75 79
Rank change year-on-year -16 +4 +18
Contract jobs citing Solaris 8 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.50% 1.50% 1.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.28% 6.58% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 7
Hertfordshire median daily rate £406 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.62% +10.53% +40.74%
10th Percentile £230 £397 £400
90th Percentile £525 £690 £638
East of England median daily rate £425 £500 £360
% change year-on-year -15.00% +38.89% -5.26%
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 351 319 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.83% 22.79% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 154 139
Hertfordshire median daily rate £331 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £125 £121 £156
90th Percentile £462 £575 £490
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 45 17
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.90 £10.50
90th Percentile £45.55 £37.65 £20.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -2.94%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -12 1 £450 -14.29%
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £400 -
Solaris
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Unix
2 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
4 4 (50.00%) NetApp
4 4 (50.00%) Perl
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) FTP
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (50.00%) HPUX
4 4 (50.00%) Clustering
4 4 (50.00%) Korn
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (37.50%) VMware
6 2 (25.00%) Project Management
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) Puppet
6 2 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (25.00%) Ansible
7 1 (12.50%) Docker
7 1 (12.50%) DevOps
7 1 (12.50%) Salt
7 1 (12.50%) Line Management

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 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) FTP
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Artifactory
1 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
1 1 (12.50%) Checkstyle
1 1 (12.50%) Cobertura
1 1 (12.50%) Gradle
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Management Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Support
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Unix
3 4 (50.00%) HPUX
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Database Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Management
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
3 4 (50.00%) Korn
3 4 (50.00%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) ANSI C
4 1 (12.50%) Bourne shell
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 1 (12.50%) Mesos
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (12.50%) Rancher
2 1 (12.50%) Salt
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) Terraform
2 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
2 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (12.50%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) NetApp
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) Sonatype
4 1 (12.50%) Veritas