The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 17 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 20 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 8.81% - 15.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.64% - 34.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 0 1
Median daily rate £575 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £43.75 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.06%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Operating Systems Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
78 22 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 34.36% 22.22% 45.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 12 14
Median daily rate £420 £425 £168
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +153.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £193 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solaris across the Belfast region.

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Solaris
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (89.66%) Perl
2 26 (89.66%) Unix
2 26 (89.66%) KDB
2 26 (89.66%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (89.66%) Kdb+
3 17 (58.62%) Analytics
4 16 (55.17%) Finance
5 9 (31.03%) Java
6 6 (20.69%) Banking
7 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (13.79%) TDD
7 4 (13.79%) Defect Management
7 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (13.79%) N-Tier
8 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
8 3 (10.34%) Windows
8 3 (10.34%) AIX
8 3 (10.34%) MS Project
8 3 (10.34%) Data Analytics
8 3 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
9 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
9 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
9 2 (6.90%) Middleware
9 2 (6.90%) Project Management
10 1 (3.45%) Degree
10 1 (3.45%) Windows Server

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 (10.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (10.34%) MS Project
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (89.66%) KDB
1 26 (89.66%) Kdb+
General
1 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (89.66%) Developer
1 26 (89.66%) KDB Developer
2 3 (10.34%) Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (89.66%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (89.66%) Unix
3 3 (10.34%) AIX
3 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Analytics
2 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (13.79%) Defect Management
2 4 (13.79%) TDD
3 3 (10.34%) Data Analytics
4 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.90%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.45%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) Perl
2 9 (31.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow