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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 50 67 76
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +9
Contract jobs citing Solaris 49 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.61% 1.39% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.90% 9.05% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 8
Median daily rate £440 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £511 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £27.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+32.11% +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
290 221 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.34% 15.41% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 106 157
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 £245 £115 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 13
Median hourly rate £12.00 £39.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.23% +85.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +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
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 29 June 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 29 June 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.

1 100 (82.64%) Finance
2 91 (75.21%) Migration
3 87 (71.90%) Unix
4 69 (57.02%) Veritas
5 58 (47.93%) Data Centre
6 47 (38.84%) Law
7 44 (36.36%) Clustering
7 44 (36.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 44 (36.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 43 (35.54%) Oracle
9 41 (33.88%) Linux
10 40 (33.06%) Veritas File System
11 32 (26.45%) AIX
12 29 (23.97%) HPUX
13 27 (22.31%) Banking
14 23 (19.01%) Red Hat
15 21 (17.36%) Windows
16 20 (16.53%) SQL
17 18 (14.88%) Middleware
18 16 (13.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 16 (13.22%) SQL Server
19 15 (12.40%) Active Directory
19 15 (12.40%) WebSphere
19 15 (12.40%) Virtual Machines
20 14 (11.57%) Microsoft
21 13 (10.74%) Mainframe
22 11 (9.09%) EMC
22 11 (9.09%) LDAP
22 11 (9.09%) Java
23 10 (8.26%) Change Management

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 15 (12.40%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.48%) Apache
2 3 (2.48%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (2.48%) IIS
2 3 (2.48%) iPlanet
2 3 (2.48%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.48%) Skype for Business
2 3 (2.48%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (2.48%) WebSphere Portal
2 3 (2.48%) WebSphere Process Server
3 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.09%) LDAP
2 8 (6.61%) SAN
3 3 (2.48%) DHCP
3 3 (2.48%) DNS
3 3 (2.48%) Skype
4 2 (1.65%) Internet
4 2 (1.65%) LAN
4 2 (1.65%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.65%) VPN
5 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.48%) Informix
2 3 (2.48%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
General
1 100 (82.64%) Finance
2 47 (38.84%) Law
3 27 (22.31%) Banking
4 6 (4.96%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.13%) Billing
6 4 (3.31%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (25.62%) Administrator
2 25 (20.66%) Architect
2 25 (20.66%) Consultant
3 23 (19.01%) Systems Administrator
4 22 (18.18%) Unix Administrator
4 22 (18.18%) Unix Consultant
5 18 (14.88%) Solaris Administrator
6 17 (14.05%) Infrastructure Architect
6 17 (14.05%) Solaris Consultant
7 14 (11.57%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 13 (10.74%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.13%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.31%) Data Architect
10 4 (3.31%) Data Centre Architect
10 4 (3.31%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.31%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.31%) Systems Support
10 4 (3.31%) Unix Support
11 3 (2.48%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (2.48%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.88%) Middleware
2 9 (7.44%) Web Services
3 6 (4.96%) OAuth
4 3 (2.48%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.65%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (1.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (47.93%) Data Centre
2 44 (36.36%) Clustering
3 13 (10.74%) Mainframe
4 6 (4.96%) Hedge funds
4 6 (4.96%) PKI
5 3 (2.48%) DataPower
6 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 87 (71.90%) Unix
2 41 (33.88%) Linux
3 32 (26.45%) AIX
4 29 (23.97%) HPUX
5 21 (17.36%) Windows
6 16 (13.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (5.79%) Windows Server
8 3 (2.48%) Windows 2000
8 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.48%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (75.21%) Migration
2 10 (8.26%) Change Management
3 8 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (4.96%) Identity Management
4 6 (4.96%) RAD
5 4 (3.31%) Patch Management
5 4 (3.31%) Supplier Management
6 3 (2.48%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (2.48%) PRINCE2
6 3 (2.48%) Programme Management
6 3 (2.48%) Project Planning
6 3 (2.48%) Release Management
7 2 (1.65%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 2 (1.65%) People Management
7 2 (1.65%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 1 (0.83%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (0.83%) Converged Infrastructure
8 1 (0.83%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.53%) SQL
2 11 (9.09%) Java
3 8 (6.61%) VBA
4 6 (4.96%) Perl
4 6 (4.96%) PowerShell
4 6 (4.96%) Ruby
5 2 (1.65%) C#
5 2 (1.65%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (2.48%) Degree
1 3 (2.48%) PMI Certification
1 3 (2.48%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 44 (36.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 44 (36.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 40 (33.06%) Veritas File System
3 15 (12.40%) Active Directory
3 15 (12.40%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (4.96%) SRDF
5 3 (2.48%) RACF
5 3 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.48%) XenApp
5 3 (2.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (8.26%) NetBackup
2 7 (5.79%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (4.96%) Nagios
3 6 (4.96%) TADDM
4 3 (2.48%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (2.48%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.83%) SCCM
5 1 (0.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 69 (57.02%) Veritas
2 43 (35.54%) Oracle
3 23 (19.01%) Red Hat
4 14 (11.57%) Microsoft
5 11 (9.09%) EMC
6 8 (6.61%) HP
7 7 (5.79%) Sun
8 4 (3.31%) Citrix
8 4 (3.31%) Symantec
9 3 (2.48%) VMware
10 2 (1.65%) Sybase
10 2 (1.65%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.83%) IBM
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