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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 36 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing Solaris 29 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 6.59% 1.19% 4.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.47% 3.23% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 6
Median daily rate £321 - £295
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 - £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 - £342
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £27.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+32.11% +2.83%
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
166 31 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 37.73% 36.90% 45.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 21 51
Median daily rate £321 £343 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.27% +5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £424 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
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 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 1 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 24 (82.76%) Linux
2 23 (79.31%) AIX
3 20 (68.97%) ITIL
4 18 (62.07%) Perl
4 18 (62.07%) HPUX
4 18 (62.07%) Windows
5 17 (58.62%) Unix
6 16 (55.17%) Java
6 16 (55.17%) SC Cleared
6 16 (55.17%) Security Cleared
7 14 (48.28%) HP
8 13 (44.83%) IBM
8 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
9 11 (37.93%) SQL
9 11 (37.93%) Oracle
9 11 (37.93%) Release Management
10 10 (34.48%) Korn
10 10 (34.48%) Regular Expression
10 10 (34.48%) VBScript
10 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
10 10 (34.48%) Service Management
11 9 (31.03%) CA
12 8 (27.59%) Netcool
12 8 (27.59%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (27.59%) Change Management
12 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (27.59%) Tivoli
12 8 (27.59%) Windows XP
12 8 (27.59%) Bourne shell
12 8 (27.59%) HP SiteScope

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 (17.24%) Apache
2 4 (13.79%) MQSeries
2 4 (13.79%) OpenStack
2 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
2 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (10.34%) AquaLogic
3 3 (10.34%) JBoss
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (10.34%) Tuxedo
3 3 (10.34%) WebLogic
3 3 (10.34%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (3.45%) CICS
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) SAN
2 3 (10.34%) SSL
3 2 (6.90%) DNS
3 2 (6.90%) iSCSI
3 2 (6.90%) LDAP
3 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
2 4 (13.79%) RDBMS
2 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Build Forge
2 2 (6.90%) ClearCase
2 2 (6.90%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Administrator
1 5 (17.24%) Monitoring Engineer
1 5 (17.24%) Unix Administrator
2 4 (13.79%) DBA
2 4 (13.79%) Monitoring Specialist
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (13.79%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (13.79%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 2 (6.90%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Middleware Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (3.45%) Operations Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Support Specialist
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) Regular Expression
2 7 (24.14%) Middleware
3 4 (13.79%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (10.34%) J2EE
4 3 (10.34%) JSON
4 3 (10.34%) XML
5 2 (6.90%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (6.90%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.45%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (82.76%) Linux
2 23 (79.31%) AIX
3 18 (62.07%) HPUX
3 18 (62.07%) Windows
4 17 (58.62%) Unix
5 8 (27.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (27.59%) Windows XP
6 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
7 4 (13.79%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) ITIL
2 11 (37.93%) Release Management
3 10 (34.48%) Service Management
4 8 (27.59%) Change Management
5 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
6 4 (13.79%) Capacity Management
7 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
7 3 (10.34%) QMS
7 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
7 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Application Performance Management
8 2 (6.90%) ITSM
8 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
8 2 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Migration
9 1 (3.45%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) Perl
2 16 (55.17%) Java
3 11 (37.93%) SQL
4 10 (34.48%) Korn
4 10 (34.48%) VBScript
5 8 (27.59%) Bourne shell
5 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
6 5 (17.24%) C
6 5 (17.24%) C++
6 5 (17.24%) PHP
7 3 (10.34%) Python
8 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
8 2 (6.90%) C-shell
8 2 (6.90%) Groovy
8 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) SC Cleared
1 16 (55.17%) Security Cleared
2 8 (27.59%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (10.34%) OCP
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
2 3 (10.34%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.90%) Samba
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) HP SiteScope
1 8 (27.59%) Netcool
1 8 (27.59%) SCOM
1 8 (27.59%) Tivoli
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (10.34%) BladeLogic
4 2 (6.90%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) HP
2 13 (44.83%) IBM
2 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
3 11 (37.93%) Oracle
4 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
5 9 (31.03%) CA
6 3 (10.34%) Axway
6 3 (10.34%) Fujitsu
6 3 (10.34%) Sun
7 2 (6.90%) Compuware
7 2 (6.90%) SAP
7 2 (6.90%) VMware