Period
to 15 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 15 June 2019 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 Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
15 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 61 64 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 - +57
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.33% 0.27% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.09% 1.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Northamptonshire median daily rate £500 £360 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.89% - -
East Midlands median daily rate £510 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +36.00% - -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 184 132 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 30.07% 17.65% 18.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 78 82
Northamptonshire median daily rate £375 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.41% +13.78% -13.33%
10th Percentile £238 £250 £193
90th Percentile £475 £491 £523
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year - +15.38% -12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 13
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £27.75 £11.17 £11.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +148.43% - -40.43%
10th Percentile £12.82 £10.35 £10.30
90th Percentile £47.88 £13.99 £18.15
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.37 £17.50 £14.10
% change year-on-year -12.17% +24.11% -1.05%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Northamptonshire

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Northamptonshire

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Northamptonshire

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 15 June 2019. 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
Northampton +3 2 £500 +38.89%
Solaris
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 June 2019, 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (50.00%) Terraform
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Antivirus Management
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) CCSP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) StorageTek

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) LoadUI
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Antivirus Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCSP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) StorageTek
1 1 (50.00%) Sun
1 1 (50.00%) VMware