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 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 47 48 57
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing Solaris 8 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.42% 1.31% 1.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.84% 5.97% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
Median daily rate £355 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.47% +29.23%
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 £50.00 £43.75 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.06%

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
137 134 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.29% 21.97% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 75 119
Median daily rate £355 £300 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £100 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.75% +10.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 21 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 13 (92.86%) Linux
1 13 (92.86%) AIX
2 9 (64.29%) Unix
3 7 (50.00%) IBM
4 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
5 5 (35.71%) Korn
5 5 (35.71%) PowerHA
5 5 (35.71%) Firewall
5 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
5 5 (35.71%) Perl
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle
6 4 (28.57%) Network Security
7 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
7 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) VMware
7 3 (21.43%) SAN
7 3 (21.43%) Veritas
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 3 (21.43%) HPUX
7 3 (21.43%) HP
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ

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%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) iPlanet
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
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 Application Server
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
1 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) Network Security
3 3 (21.43%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) IPsec
4 1 (7.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Unix Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) AIX Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Unix Systems Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) AIX Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) Kafka
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
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 13 (92.86%) AIX
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Unix
3 3 (21.43%) HPUX
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (14.29%) SUSE
5 1 (7.14%) CentOS
5 1 (7.14%) Windows
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) High Availability
2 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
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%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 5 (35.71%) Korn
2 5 (35.71%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) C-shell
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) PowerHA
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Flume
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) KVM
3 1 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 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%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.14%) Netcool
2 1 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) IBM
2 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) Veritas
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix
5 2 (14.29%) EMC
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.14%) AppDynamics
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco
6 1 (7.14%) Dell
6 1 (7.14%) F5
6 1 (7.14%) PlateSpin
6 1 (7.14%) Sun
6 1 (7.14%) Symantec