The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - 38 -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire - 0.38% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £333 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £387 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+41.50% -
Solaris
East Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
33 56 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 16.75% 21.46% 22.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 21
Median daily rate £364 £403 £70
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.49% +475.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £305 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £435 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 23
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £25.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -49.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.25%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 19 (95.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 16 (80.00%) Unix
3 15 (75.00%) Linux
4 13 (65.00%) Oracle
4 13 (65.00%) AIX
5 9 (45.00%) Perl
5 9 (45.00%) Sun
6 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
7 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 5 (25.00%) VMware
7 5 (25.00%) HP
7 5 (25.00%) SAN
7 5 (25.00%) Veritas
7 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
7 5 (25.00%) High Availability
7 5 (25.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 5 (25.00%) Veritas File System
7 5 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (25.00%) Korn
7 5 (25.00%) Software Packaging
8 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
8 4 (20.00%) Release Management
8 4 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
8 4 (20.00%) QMS
8 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
8 4 (20.00%) Degree

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 4 (20.00%) AquaLogic
1 4 (20.00%) MQSeries
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (20.00%) Tuxedo
1 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) OpenText MBPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) SAN
2 4 (20.00%) SSL
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) AIX Engineer
1 4 (20.00%) Architect
1 4 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (20.00%) Solaris Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) AIX Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Middleware Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Solaris Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) AIX Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Unix Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Software Packaging
2 4 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 4 (20.00%) J2EE
2 4 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Unix
2 15 (75.00%) Linux
3 13 (65.00%) AIX
4 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (25.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (20.00%) OS/390
5 4 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) High Availability
2 4 (20.00%) Change Management
2 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (20.00%) QMS
2 4 (20.00%) Release Management
2 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (20.00%) Security Management
2 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Perl
2 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 5 (25.00%) Korn
2 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (20.00%) C
3 4 (20.00%) C++
3 4 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (95.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 5 (25.00%) Veritas File System
1 5 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle
2 9 (45.00%) Sun
3 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (25.00%) HP
4 5 (25.00%) Veritas
4 5 (25.00%) VMware
5 4 (20.00%) Axway
5 4 (20.00%) Fujitsu
5 4 (20.00%) IBM
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) Opsware