The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 42 67 73
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +6
Contract jobs citing Solaris 55 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.89% 1.20% 0.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.58% 6.97% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 8
Median daily rate £440 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £511 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.38% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £27.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+37.61% +2.83%
Solaris
Scotland

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

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
296 244 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.93% 17.16% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 122 136
Median daily rate £387 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £118 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 13
Median hourly rate - £39.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +88.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Solaris
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 97 (84.35%) Finance
2 89 (77.39%) Migration
3 84 (73.04%) Unix
4 68 (59.13%) Veritas
5 58 (50.43%) Data Centre
6 48 (41.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 46 (40.00%) Law
8 44 (38.26%) Linux
9 43 (37.39%) Clustering
10 42 (36.52%) Oracle
10 42 (36.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 41 (35.65%) Veritas File System
12 32 (27.83%) AIX
13 29 (25.22%) HPUX
14 24 (20.87%) Windows
15 23 (20.00%) Banking
16 22 (19.13%) Red Hat
17 20 (17.39%) SQL
17 20 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 16 (13.91%) Middleware
19 15 (13.04%) SQL Server
20 14 (12.17%) WebSphere
21 13 (11.30%) Change Management
21 13 (11.30%) Active Directory
22 12 (10.43%) EMC
22 12 (10.43%) Mainframe
22 12 (10.43%) Microsoft
23 11 (9.57%) Java
23 11 (9.57%) SAN
23 11 (9.57%) EMC NetWorker

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 14 (12.17%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.48%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.48%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.61%) Apache
3 3 (2.61%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (2.61%) IIS
3 3 (2.61%) iPlanet
3 3 (2.61%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (2.61%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (2.61%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (1.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.57%) SAN
2 10 (8.70%) LDAP
3 4 (3.48%) DHCP
3 4 (3.48%) DNS
4 3 (2.61%) Skype
5 2 (1.74%) Internet
5 2 (1.74%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.87%) Firewall
6 1 (0.87%) LAN
6 1 (0.87%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.87%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.48%) Informix
2 4 (3.48%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.48%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
General
1 97 (84.35%) Finance
2 46 (40.00%) Law
3 23 (20.00%) Banking
4 6 (5.22%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.35%) Billing
6 1 (0.87%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (26.96%) Administrator
2 26 (22.61%) Consultant
3 23 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 23 (20.00%) Unix Administrator
4 22 (19.13%) Unix Consultant
5 21 (18.26%) Architect
6 19 (16.52%) Solaris Consultant
7 18 (15.65%) Solaris Administrator
8 15 (13.04%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 14 (12.17%) Infrastructure Architect
10 13 (11.30%) Solaris Systems Administrator
11 5 (4.35%) Technical Architect
12 4 (3.48%) Data Architect
12 4 (3.48%) Data Centre Architect
12 4 (3.48%) Project Manager
12 4 (3.48%) Storage Specialist
13 3 (2.61%) Migration Specialist
13 3 (2.61%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
13 3 (2.61%) Transformation Project Manager
13 3 (2.61%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.91%) Middleware
2 9 (7.83%) Web Services
3 6 (5.22%) OAuth
4 3 (2.61%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.74%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (1.74%) XML
6 1 (0.87%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (50.43%) Data Centre
2 43 (37.39%) Clustering
3 12 (10.43%) Mainframe
4 6 (5.22%) Hedge funds
4 6 (5.22%) PKI
5 3 (2.61%) DataPower
6 2 (1.74%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.87%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.87%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 84 (73.04%) Unix
2 44 (38.26%) Linux
3 32 (27.83%) AIX
4 29 (25.22%) HPUX
5 24 (20.87%) Windows
6 20 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (6.09%) Windows Server
8 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.61%) Windows 2000
9 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.61%) zOS
10 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (77.39%) Migration
2 13 (11.30%) Change Management
3 8 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (6.09%) Patch Management
5 6 (5.22%) Identity Management
5 6 (5.22%) RAD
6 4 (3.48%) Supplier Management
7 3 (2.61%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (2.61%) PRINCE2
7 3 (2.61%) Programme Management
7 3 (2.61%) Project Planning
7 3 (2.61%) Release Management
8 2 (1.74%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (1.74%) Kanban
8 2 (1.74%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 2 (1.74%) People Management
8 2 (1.74%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 1 (0.87%) Converged Infrastructure
9 1 (0.87%) DevOps
9 1 (0.87%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.39%) SQL
2 11 (9.57%) Java
3 8 (6.96%) VBA
4 6 (5.22%) Perl
4 6 (5.22%) PowerShell
4 6 (5.22%) Ruby
5 2 (1.74%) C#
5 2 (1.74%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (2.61%) Degree
1 3 (2.61%) PMI Certification
1 3 (2.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 48 (41.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 42 (36.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 41 (35.65%) Veritas File System
4 13 (11.30%) Active Directory
5 9 (7.83%) SRDF
6 4 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (2.61%) RACF
7 3 (2.61%) XenApp
7 3 (2.61%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (9.57%) EMC NetWorker
2 10 (8.70%) NetBackup
3 6 (5.22%) Nagios
3 6 (5.22%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (5.22%) TADDM
4 3 (2.61%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.87%) SCCM
Vendors
1 68 (59.13%) Veritas
2 42 (36.52%) Oracle
3 22 (19.13%) Red Hat
4 12 (10.43%) EMC
4 12 (10.43%) Microsoft
5 10 (8.70%) HP
6 5 (4.35%) Sun
7 4 (3.48%) Citrix
7 4 (3.48%) VMware
8 2 (1.74%) Sybase
8 2 (1.74%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.87%) Cisco
9 1 (0.87%) IBM
9 1 (0.87%) Symantec
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