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 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 69 38 65
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +27
Contract jobs citing Solaris 5 59 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.60% 4.04% 1.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.98% 21.53% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 25 8
Median daily rate - £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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 - £43.75 £39.75
% change year-on-year
- +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 Edinburgh region.

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
168 274 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.05% 18.78% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 122 98
Median daily rate £375 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £57.63 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

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 25 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 6 (60.00%) Unix
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) AIX
3 4 (40.00%) HPUX
3 4 (40.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) Perl
4 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (30.00%) Splunk
4 3 (30.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) QRadar
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Licensing
5 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (20.00%) Public Cloud
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (20.00%) SnapMirror
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (20.00%) ForgeRock
5 2 (20.00%) Software Licensing
5 2 (20.00%) Workflow
5 2 (20.00%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (20.00%) LDAP
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle

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 2 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LDAP
1 2 (20.00%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Ant
1 1 (10.00%) JMeter
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Linux Specialist
1 3 (30.00%) Product Specialist
1 3 (30.00%) Security Specialist
1 3 (30.00%) Unix Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Sun Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (10.00%) JPA
1 1 (10.00%) RESTful
1 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) Spring
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Licensing
2 2 (20.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Unix
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) AIX
3 4 (40.00%) HPUX
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (10.00%) Android
5 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (10.00%) i5/OS
5 1 (10.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
1 3 (30.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (20.00%) Software Licensing
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Perl
1 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) QRadar
2 2 (20.00%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (20.00%) SCOM
2 2 (20.00%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Splunk
2 2 (20.00%) CA
2 2 (20.00%) ForgeRock
2 2 (20.00%) NetApp
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) Sun
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft