The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
North West / Manchester
Rank 88 92 76
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs citing Solaris 4 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% 0.66% 1.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.51% 3.36% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 10
Median daily rate £325 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -
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 - £43.75 £39.75
% change year-on-year
- +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 Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
265 357 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.03% 19.73% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 184 157
Median daily rate £383 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £220 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 31
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £13.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Unix
3 8 (72.73%) Perl
4 6 (54.55%) AIX
5 5 (45.45%) DNS
5 5 (45.45%) IBM
5 5 (45.45%) Middleware
6 4 (36.36%) Java
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle
7 3 (27.27%) MySQL
7 3 (27.27%) Windows
7 3 (27.27%) DB2
7 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (27.27%) HTTP
7 3 (27.27%) Python
7 3 (27.27%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (27.27%) VMware
7 3 (27.27%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (27.27%) Jython
7 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
7 3 (27.27%) SCOM
7 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (27.27%) High Availability
8 2 (18.18%) Software Asset Management
8 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (18.18%) IBM BigFix
8 2 (18.18%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (18.18%) Internet

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (27.27%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) HTTP
3 2 (18.18%) Internet
3 2 (18.18%) SMTP
3 2 (18.18%) SNMP
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) OSPF
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) DB2
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Support
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Unix Support
2 2 (18.18%) Unix Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Management Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Middleware
2 3 (27.27%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (18.18%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (9.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Unix
3 6 (54.55%) AIX
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) HPUX
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (27.27%) High Availability
2 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (18.18%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Database Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Perl
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) Jython
3 3 (27.27%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCDP
1 1 (9.09%) CCIE
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCOM
2 2 (18.18%) IBM BigFix
2 2 (18.18%) Netcool
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) CA
4 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
5 1 (9.09%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Veritas
Manchester
PS Computer Services
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago