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 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 28 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.93% 0.34% 1.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.45% 1.09% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-9.62% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.25 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-3.35% -11.30%
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
31 92 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 14.35% 30.98% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 49 18
Median daily rate £375 £275 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £135 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 9
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 £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 29 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 2 (33.33%) SIEM
4 2 (33.33%) Change Control
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
4 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Data Extraction
4 2 (33.33%) Data Mapping
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) ETL

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) SNMP
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Data Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) AIX Architect
4 1 (16.67%) AIX Specialist
4 1 (16.67%) Unix Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Extraction
1 2 (33.33%) IVR
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) HACMP
2 1 (16.67%) IBM XIV
2 1 (16.67%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Data Mapping
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) SIEM
2 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (33.33%) XenApp
1 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (16.67%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Sun
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) IBM