The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 43 48 56
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs citing Solaris 8 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.62% 1.19% 1.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.71% 4.85% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 7
Median daily rate £413 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +30.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +25.51%

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

Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
140 165 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 28.28% 24.48% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 87 94
Median daily rate £350 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £101 £93
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Median hourly rate £11.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +10.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Solaris
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) AIX
3 10 (71.43%) Unix
4 7 (50.00%) IBM
5 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 6 (42.86%) Oracle
5 6 (42.86%) Firewall
5 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
6 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
7 4 (28.57%) PowerHA
7 4 (28.57%) Network Security
7 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
7 4 (28.57%) Korn
7 4 (28.57%) Perl
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 3 (21.43%) Windows
8 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
8 3 (21.43%) Java
9 2 (14.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
9 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
9 2 (14.29%) Finance
9 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (14.29%) VLAN
9 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
9 2 (14.29%) Veritas
9 2 (14.29%) Citrix

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (14.29%) JBoss
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (7.14%) iPlanet
2 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
1 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (14.29%) VLAN
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) HTTP
4 1 (7.14%) IPsec
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) NAS
4 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Unix Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) AIX Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Unix Systems Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Unix Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Unix Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) Kafka
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
1 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) DataPower
2 1 (7.14%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (7.14%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) AIX
3 10 (71.43%) Unix
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) HPUX
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (14.29%) SUSE
6 1 (7.14%) CentOS
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) OOP
3 1 (7.14%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (7.14%) Server Building
3 1 (7.14%) Software Distribution
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
2 4 (28.57%) Korn
2 4 (28.57%) Perl
3 3 (21.43%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) PowerHA
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Flume
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) KVM
2 1 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (7.14%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (7.14%) Data Guard
2 1 (7.14%) logstash
2 1 (7.14%) Netcool
2 1 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) IBM
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Veritas
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) AppDynamics
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) EMC
5 1 (7.14%) F5
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) PlateSpin
5 1 (7.14%) Sun
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec
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