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 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Renfrewshire / Erskine
Rank 19 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 2.13% - 5.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.57% - 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £340 - £336
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 £39.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.75%

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
28 67 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 59.57% 57.26% 43.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 47 32
Median daily rate £390 £340 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £285 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £435 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 27 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 Erskine region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) SAN
3 6 (75.00%) Veritas
3 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 6 (75.00%) Tivoli
3 6 (75.00%) Netcool
3 6 (75.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (75.00%) IPsec
3 6 (75.00%) Clustering
3 6 (75.00%) NAS
3 6 (75.00%) Software Distribution
3 6 (75.00%) Server Building
4 5 (62.50%) Degree
4 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
4 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) AIX
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (12.50%) iPlanet
6 1 (12.50%) BEA
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management

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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) iPlanet
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 6 (75.00%) IPsec
2 6 (75.00%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
3 1 (12.50%) LDAP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Storage Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) JSP
1 1 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Clustering
2 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) AIX
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (75.00%) Server Building
1 6 (75.00%) Software Distribution
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) C-shell
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Korn
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Netcool
1 6 (75.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 6 (75.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Citrix
1 6 (75.00%) Veritas
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) BEA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Sun