The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine 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 21 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing Solaris 20 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 8.06% 5.06% 3.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.47% 14.81% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 5
Median daily rate £320 £330 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +22.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £318 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £342 £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-9.06% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+35.84% -
Solaris
Renfrewshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
89 27 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 35.89% 34.18% 43.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 20 58
Median daily rate £320 £355 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.85% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £451 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

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 Erskine region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 30 (85.71%) Linux
2 29 (82.86%) AIX
3 24 (68.57%) HPUX
3 24 (68.57%) Windows
3 24 (68.57%) Perl
4 23 (65.71%) ITIL
5 22 (62.86%) Java
6 21 (60.00%) Unix
6 21 (60.00%) SC Cleared
6 21 (60.00%) Security Cleared
7 20 (57.14%) HP
8 17 (48.57%) SQL
9 14 (40.00%) IBM
9 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
10 12 (34.29%) Red Hat
10 12 (34.29%) Service Management
10 12 (34.29%) VBScript
10 12 (34.29%) Korn
10 12 (34.29%) Release Management
11 11 (31.43%) Regular Expression
11 11 (31.43%) Oracle
12 10 (28.57%) CA
12 10 (28.57%) PowerShell
12 10 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (28.57%) Bourne shell
13 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (25.71%) HP SiteScope
13 9 (25.71%) SCOM
13 9 (25.71%) Netcool
13 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine 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 5 (14.29%) Apache
1 5 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 4 (11.43%) MQSeries
2 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (8.57%) AquaLogic
3 3 (8.57%) JBoss
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (8.57%) Tuxedo
3 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
3 3 (8.57%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.86%) CICS
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) SAN
2 3 (8.57%) SSL
3 2 (5.71%) DNS
3 2 (5.71%) iSCSI
3 2 (5.71%) LDAP
3 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
2 4 (11.43%) RDBMS
2 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Build Forge
2 2 (5.71%) ClearCase
2 2 (5.71%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (5.71%) French Language
1 2 (5.71%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Monitoring Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) DBA
4 4 (11.43%) Monitoring Specialist
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (11.43%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Java Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Middleware Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Manager
6 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) Regular Expression
2 7 (20.00%) JSON
2 7 (20.00%) Middleware
2 7 (20.00%) XML
3 4 (11.43%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (8.57%) J2EE
5 2 (5.71%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.57%) Virtual Team
4 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) User Experience
5 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 30 (85.71%) Linux
2 29 (82.86%) AIX
3 24 (68.57%) HPUX
3 24 (68.57%) Windows
4 21 (60.00%) Unix
5 10 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (25.71%) Windows XP
7 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
8 4 (11.43%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) ITIL
2 12 (34.29%) Release Management
2 12 (34.29%) Service Management
3 8 (22.86%) Change Management
4 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (17.14%) Capacity Management
6 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
7 3 (8.57%) QMS
7 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.71%) Application Performance Management
8 2 (5.71%) Escalation Management
8 2 (5.71%) ITSM
8 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
8 2 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (5.71%) Software Distribution
8 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Virtual Team Management
9 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 1 (2.86%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 24 (68.57%) Perl
2 22 (62.86%) Java
3 17 (48.57%) SQL
4 12 (34.29%) Korn
4 12 (34.29%) VBScript
5 10 (28.57%) Bourne shell
5 10 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 9 (25.71%) PHP
7 7 (20.00%) Python
8 5 (14.29%) C
8 5 (14.29%) C++
9 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
9 2 (5.71%) C-shell
9 2 (5.71%) Groovy
9 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 21 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (14.29%) Degree
4 3 (8.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (8.57%) OCP
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
2 3 (8.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.71%) Samba
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) HP SiteScope
1 9 (25.71%) Netcool
1 9 (25.71%) SCOM
1 9 (25.71%) Tivoli
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (8.57%) BladeLogic
4 2 (5.71%) OVPA
4 2 (5.71%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) HP
2 14 (40.00%) IBM
2 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (34.29%) Red Hat
4 11 (31.43%) Oracle
5 10 (28.57%) CA
6 3 (8.57%) Axway
6 3 (8.57%) Fujitsu
6 3 (8.57%) Sun
7 2 (5.71%) Compuware
7 2 (5.71%) SAP
7 2 (5.71%) VMware