Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 86 70
Rank change year-on-year -7 -16 +6
Contract jobs citing Solaris 5 4 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.34% 0.33% 1.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.52% 1.65% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 13
Hertfordshire median daily rate £850 £410 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +107.32% -13.68% -
East of England median daily rate £625 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +56.25% -11.11% +11.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 329 243 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 22.40% 19.82% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 139 144
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% -
10th Percentile £160 £130 £145
90th Percentile £550 £575 £500
East of England median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 23 43
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.34% -9.38% +7.74%
10th Percentile £8.94 £10.23 £12.40
90th Percentile £28.18 £30.25 £41.45
East of England median hourly rate £15.25 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.38% +20.00% +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 20 April 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
Watford - 1 - - 1
Stevenage - 1 - -
Solaris
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) DB2
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) Ansible
3 3 (60.00%) Docker
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (60.00%) Apache Ivy
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (60.00%) HipChat
3 3 (60.00%) Kubernetes
3 3 (60.00%) Terraform
3 3 (60.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (60.00%) Rancher
3 3 (60.00%) Confluence
3 3 (60.00%) JIRA
3 3 (60.00%) Puppet
3 3 (60.00%) Bitbucket
3 3 (60.00%) Gradle
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) Maven
3 3 (60.00%) Atlassian
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL

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 (60.00%) Confluence
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (20.00%) 5G
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) HSPA
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) IPsec
1 1 (20.00%) IPv4
1 1 (20.00%) IPv6
1 1 (20.00%) LTE
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
1 1 (20.00%) RTCP
1 1 (20.00%) RTP
1 1 (20.00%) SNMP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) WCDMA
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) DB2
1 4 (80.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (20.00%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Ivy
1 3 (60.00%) Bitbucket
1 3 (60.00%) Gradle
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
1 3 (60.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (40.00%) Checkstyle
3 1 (20.00%) Ant
3 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Log4j
3 1 (20.00%) Mockito
3 1 (20.00%) SonarQube
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Lead DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
1 1 (20.00%) EJB
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) JDBC
1 1 (20.00%) JMS
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) JSP
1 1 (20.00%) JSTL
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) Servlets
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Struts
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XHTML
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XSD
1 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Wiki
2 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) HPUX
3 1 (20.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) DNA
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) RAD
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Ansible
1 3 (60.00%) Kubernetes
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
1 3 (60.00%) Rancher
1 3 (60.00%) Terraform
2 2 (40.00%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (40.00%) Mesos
3 1 (20.00%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Atlassian
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Sonatype
3 1 (20.00%) ATG
3 1 (20.00%) Blue Martini
3 1 (20.00%) Demandware
3 1 (20.00%) Elastic Path
3 1 (20.00%) hybris
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Sun