Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 November 2017 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 - 62
Rank change year-on-year - +62 -4
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.38% - 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.98% - 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Kent median daily rate £340 - £513
10th Percentile £320 - £501
90th Percentile £360 - £534
South East median daily rate £400 £370 £420
% change year-on-year +8.11% -11.90% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £41.50 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year -17.00% - -

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 Kent with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 101 111 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 19.27% 22.33% 26.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 60 67
Kent median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £130 £135 £148
90th Percentile £456 £453 £493
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 17
Kent median hourly rate £13.00 £19.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.47% -1.28% +14.71%
South East median hourly rate £17.77 £17.06 £18.50
% change year-on-year +4.16% -7.78% +18.49%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Kent

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Kent

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Kent

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Kent region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
Solaris
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (100.00%) EPiServer
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) EPiServer
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) BEA
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Siebel
2 1 (50.00%) VMware