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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 49 63 69
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Contract jobs citing Solaris 9 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.53% 0.89% 0.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.59% 3.74% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 7
Median daily rate £351 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.43% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £327 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £362 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.71%
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
161 214 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.43% 23.91% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 98 86
Median daily rate £300 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £177 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 9
Median hourly rate £21.00 £52.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +218.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 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 (83.33%) Unix
1 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) AIX
3 10 (55.56%) Java
3 10 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (44.44%) IBM
5 7 (38.89%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
5 7 (38.89%) Shell Script
5 7 (38.89%) WebSphere
6 6 (33.33%) DataPower
6 6 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
6 6 (33.33%) Finance
6 6 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (33.33%) Oracle
6 6 (33.33%) Windows
6 6 (33.33%) HTTP
7 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
7 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
8 4 (22.22%) WAN
8 4 (22.22%) Web Services
8 4 (22.22%) Internet
9 3 (16.67%) SAN
9 3 (16.67%) HP
9 3 (16.67%) Citrix
9 3 (16.67%) Firewall
9 3 (16.67%) HPUX
9 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 3 (16.67%) SQL
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft

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 7 (38.89%) WebSphere
1 7 (38.89%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (11.11%) JBoss
4 1 (5.56%) MQSeries
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) HTTP
2 4 (22.22%) Internet
2 4 (22.22%) WAN
3 3 (16.67%) Firewall
3 3 (16.67%) LAN
3 3 (16.67%) SAN
3 3 (16.67%) VLAN
4 2 (11.11%) HTTPS
4 2 (11.11%) SSL
4 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.56%) DHCP
5 1 (5.56%) DNS
5 1 (5.56%) IPsec
5 1 (5.56%) NAS
5 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Law
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Support Specialist
1 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Specialist
2 2 (11.11%) Administrator
2 2 (11.11%) AIX Specialist
2 2 (11.11%) Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Linux Specialist
2 2 (11.11%) Solaris Specialist
2 2 (11.11%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (11.11%) Unix Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Application Security Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Designer
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Monitoring Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
3 1 (5.56%) Regular Expression
3 1 (5.56%) Software Packaging
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) DataPower
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Linux
1 15 (83.33%) Unix
2 12 (66.67%) AIX
3 10 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) HPUX
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.56%) CentOS
7 1 (5.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (11.11%) High Availability
2 2 (11.11%) Information Security
2 2 (11.11%) Server Building
2 2 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) Change Data Capture
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Release Management
3 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.56%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (5.56%) Software Distribution
3 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) Shell Script
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) Korn
4 2 (11.11%) Perl
4 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.11%) VBScript
5 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.56%) Bourne shell
5 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) CISSP
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) KVM
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.56%) RHEV
2 1 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (5.56%) Veritas File System
2 1 (5.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Netcool
1 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) IBM
2 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) Symantec
5 2 (11.11%) Veritas
6 1 (5.56%) CA
6 1 (5.56%) Dell
6 1 (5.56%) EMC
6 1 (5.56%) Opsware
6 1 (5.56%) Sun