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 28 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 59 47 64
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +17
Contract jobs citing Solaris 9 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.27% 2.73% 0.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.07% 15.09% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 6
Median daily rate £326 £350 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.85% -16.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £324 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £425 £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 Glasgow region.

Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
221 159 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 31.13% 18.09% 28.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 72 99
Median daily rate £338 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £158 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 12
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 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
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 28 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 15 (93.75%) Unix
2 10 (62.50%) Java
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) Linux
3 8 (50.00%) Firewall
4 7 (43.75%) Legal
4 7 (43.75%) AIX
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle
4 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
4 7 (43.75%) CISSP
4 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (37.50%) Process Improvement
5 6 (37.50%) LAN
5 6 (37.50%) WAN
5 6 (37.50%) Web Services
5 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
6 5 (31.25%) VLAN
6 5 (31.25%) IBM
7 4 (25.00%) HTTP
7 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
7 4 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (25.00%) DataPower
7 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (18.75%) Banking
8 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) Korn
8 3 (18.75%) Finance

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 4 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
3 6 (37.50%) LAN
3 6 (37.50%) WAN
4 5 (31.25%) VLAN
5 4 (25.00%) HTTP
6 2 (12.50%) HTTPS
6 2 (12.50%) Internet
6 2 (12.50%) SAN
6 2 (12.50%) SSL
7 1 (6.25%) DHCP
7 1 (6.25%) DNS
7 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (43.75%) Legal
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Security Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Junior
3 2 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Junior Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Support Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Application Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Monitoring Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Perl Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) Moose
3 1 (6.25%) Regular Expression
3 1 (6.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) DataPower
2 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Unix
2 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) AIX
3 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (18.75%) HPUX
5 1 (6.25%) CentOS
5 1 (6.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Process Improvement
2 2 (12.50%) High Availability
2 2 (12.50%) Information Security
2 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Change Data Capture
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) Open Source
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Release Management
3 1 (6.25%) Server Building
3 1 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (18.75%) Korn
3 3 (18.75%) Perl
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) Bourne shell
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CISSP
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) KVM
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (6.25%) RHEV
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas File System
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (6.25%) Netcool
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) IBM
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (18.75%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (6.25%) CA
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) Opsware
6 1 (6.25%) Sun
6 1 (6.25%) Sybase
6 1 (6.25%) Veritas