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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 45 53 50
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Solaris 9 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.66% 0.66% 2.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.88% 2.48% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 10
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £344 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £425 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £23.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+117.39% -42.50%
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
153 202 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 28.18% 26.51% 22.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 97 85
Median daily rate £330 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
- +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Median hourly rate £11.00 £187.50 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-94.13% +1066.04%
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 11 December 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 11 December 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 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 16 (84.21%) Unix
3 15 (78.95%) AIX
4 10 (52.63%) IBM
5 6 (31.58%) Java
5 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
5 6 (31.58%) Firewall
5 6 (31.58%) Finance
5 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
5 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
6 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
6 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
6 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
6 5 (26.32%) Oracle
6 5 (26.32%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (21.05%) Windows
7 4 (21.05%) Perl
7 4 (21.05%) HTTP
7 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
7 4 (21.05%) Korn
7 4 (21.05%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (21.05%) PowerHA
7 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Portal
7 4 (21.05%) Network Security
7 4 (21.05%) DataPower
7 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
8 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (15.79%) Internet
8 3 (15.79%) JBoss

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 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
1 5 (26.32%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (21.05%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (15.79%) JBoss
4 1 (5.26%) Apache
4 1 (5.26%) iPlanet
4 1 (5.26%) MQSeries
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
1 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 4 (21.05%) HTTP
2 4 (21.05%) Network Security
3 3 (15.79%) Internet
4 2 (10.53%) VLAN
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
5 1 (5.26%) IPsec
5 1 (5.26%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) NAS
5 1 (5.26%) SAN
5 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Unix Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) AIX Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Unix Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) AIX Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Linux Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Solaris Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Support Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Unix Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Security Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Unix Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) J2EE
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) Kafka
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) DataPower
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (5.26%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 16 (84.21%) Unix
3 15 (78.95%) AIX
4 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (21.05%) Windows
6 2 (10.53%) HPUX
6 2 (10.53%) SUSE
7 1 (5.26%) CentOS
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
2 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) OOP
4 1 (5.26%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (5.26%) Server Building
4 1 (5.26%) Software Distribution
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
3 4 (21.05%) Korn
3 4 (21.05%) Perl
3 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) CISSP
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) PowerHA
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Flume
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) KVM
2 1 (5.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (5.26%) Data Guard
1 1 (5.26%) logstash
1 1 (5.26%) Netcool
1 1 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) IBM
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Symantec
3 2 (10.53%) Veritas
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) AppDynamics
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Dell
4 1 (5.26%) EMC
4 1 (5.26%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) PlateSpin
4 1 (5.26%) Sun
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