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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 55 60 74
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +14
Contract jobs citing Solaris 40 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.22% 1.87% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.39% 12.93% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 7
Median daily rate £463 £463 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £511 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-9.06% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+35.84% -
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
230 232 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.52% 14.44% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 113 126
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £185 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £497 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 12
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +2.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
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 30 July 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 90 (79.65%) Finance
2 87 (76.99%) Migration
3 79 (69.91%) Unix
4 64 (56.64%) Veritas
5 54 (47.79%) Data Centre
6 43 (38.05%) Law
7 40 (35.40%) Clustering
7 40 (35.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 40 (35.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 38 (33.63%) Oracle
9 36 (31.86%) Veritas File System
10 34 (30.09%) Linux
11 30 (26.55%) AIX
11 30 (26.55%) HPUX
12 29 (25.66%) Banking
13 22 (19.47%) Red Hat
14 21 (18.58%) Windows
15 16 (14.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 15 (13.27%) Active Directory
16 15 (13.27%) Mainframe
16 15 (13.27%) Middleware
16 15 (13.27%) SQL
16 15 (13.27%) Virtual Machines
17 11 (9.73%) SQL Server
17 11 (9.73%) LDAP
17 11 (9.73%) EMC
18 10 (8.85%) Change Management
18 10 (8.85%) NetBackup
19 9 (7.96%) HP
19 9 (7.96%) Microsoft

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 7 (6.19%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.65%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.65%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.73%) LDAP
2 8 (7.08%) SAN
3 3 (2.65%) DHCP
3 3 (2.65%) DNS
3 3 (2.65%) Skype
4 2 (1.77%) Internet
4 2 (1.77%) LAN
4 2 (1.77%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.77%) VPN
5 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.65%) Informix
2 3 (2.65%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
General
1 90 (79.65%) Finance
2 43 (38.05%) Law
3 29 (25.66%) Banking
4 6 (5.31%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.42%) Billing
6 4 (3.54%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (26.55%) Administrator
2 25 (22.12%) Architect
3 21 (18.58%) Systems Administrator
3 21 (18.58%) Unix Administrator
4 19 (16.81%) Consultant
4 19 (16.81%) Unix Consultant
5 17 (15.04%) Infrastructure Architect
5 17 (15.04%) Solaris Administrator
6 14 (12.39%) Solaris Consultant
7 12 (10.62%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 12 (10.62%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.54%) Data Architect
8 4 (3.54%) Data Centre Architect
8 4 (3.54%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.54%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.54%) Systems Support
8 4 (3.54%) Unix Support
9 3 (2.65%) Middleware Architect
9 3 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.65%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.27%) Middleware
2 6 (5.31%) OAuth
2 6 (5.31%) Web Services
3 2 (1.77%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (1.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (47.79%) Data Centre
2 40 (35.40%) Clustering
3 15 (13.27%) Mainframe
4 6 (5.31%) Hedge funds
4 6 (5.31%) PKI
5 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 79 (69.91%) Unix
2 34 (30.09%) Linux
3 30 (26.55%) AIX
3 30 (26.55%) HPUX
4 21 (18.58%) Windows
5 16 (14.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (6.19%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.65%) Windows 2000
7 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (76.99%) Migration
2 10 (8.85%) Change Management
3 8 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (5.31%) Identity Management
4 6 (5.31%) RAD
5 4 (3.54%) Patch Management
5 4 (3.54%) Supplier Management
6 3 (2.65%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (2.65%) PRINCE2
6 3 (2.65%) Programme Management
6 3 (2.65%) Project Planning
6 3 (2.65%) Release Management
7 2 (1.77%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 2 (1.77%) People Management
7 2 (1.77%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 1 (0.88%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (0.88%) Converged Infrastructure
8 1 (0.88%) ITIL
8 1 (0.88%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.27%) SQL
2 8 (7.08%) Java
2 8 (7.08%) VBA
3 6 (5.31%) Perl
3 6 (5.31%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.31%) Ruby
4 2 (1.77%) C#
4 2 (1.77%) C++
5 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (2.65%) PMI Certification
1 3 (2.65%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 40 (35.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 40 (35.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 36 (31.86%) Veritas File System
3 15 (13.27%) Active Directory
3 15 (13.27%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (5.31%) SRDF
5 3 (2.65%) RACF
5 3 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.65%) XenApp
5 3 (2.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (8.85%) NetBackup
2 7 (6.19%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (5.31%) Nagios
3 6 (5.31%) TADDM
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (2.65%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.88%) SCCM
5 1 (0.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 64 (56.64%) Veritas
2 38 (33.63%) Oracle
3 22 (19.47%) Red Hat
4 11 (9.73%) EMC
5 9 (7.96%) HP
5 9 (7.96%) Microsoft
6 7 (6.19%) Sun
7 4 (3.54%) Citrix
7 4 (3.54%) Symantec
8 3 (2.65%) VMware
9 2 (1.77%) Sybase
9 2 (1.77%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.88%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (0.88%) IBM
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