Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 19 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 > Middlesex
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 40 37
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3 +1
Contract jobs citing Solaris 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 1.17% 0.28% 0.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 1.79% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Middlesex median daily rate £460 £385 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.48% -6.67% -17.50%
10th Percentile £416 £378 £371
90th Percentile £465 £393 £427
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
Middlesex 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 Middlesex with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Middlesex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 33 56 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 12.84% 15.69% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 28
Middlesex median daily rate £480 £383 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.36% -4.38% +14.29%
10th Percentile £307 £324 £314
90th Percentile £511 £489 £450
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Middlesex median hourly rate - £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -12.50%
South East median hourly rate £17.77 £17.06 £18.50
% change year-on-year +4.16% -7.78% +17.63%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Middlesex

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Middlesex

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 19 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) TOWER Software
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 (66.67%) Confluence
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Artifactory
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
1 2 (66.67%) Gluster
2 1 (33.33%) GPFS
2 1 (33.33%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
1 2 (66.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy
1 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
1 2 (66.67%) Splunk
1 2 (66.67%) TOWER Software