The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 28 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.00% 2.09% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.85% 11.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £350 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
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
Merseyside

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

Operating Systems Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
52 51 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 26.00% 17.77% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 15
Median daily rate £350 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 10
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 6 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) SIEM
3 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Workstation

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) SNMP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) SIEM
1 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Sun
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Sourcefire