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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 80 88 72
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Contract jobs citing Solaris 25 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.37% 0.78% 1.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.94% 4.01% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 8
Median daily rate £425 £465 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.60% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £445 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £620 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £423 £388
% change year-on-year
-14.20% +9.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.67 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-1.82% -36.22%
Solaris
North West

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
360 349 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.70% 19.43% 23.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 191 169
Median daily rate £375 £325 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £161 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 42 31
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.10 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.40 £23.90
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 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 4 £475 - 1
Solaris
North West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 34 (73.91%) Unix
2 27 (58.70%) Linux
3 23 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 22 (47.83%) AIX
5 21 (45.65%) VMware
6 20 (43.48%) Windows
7 19 (41.30%) ITIL
7 19 (41.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (39.13%) Oracle
9 15 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (28.26%) SAN
11 12 (26.09%) Active Directory
11 12 (26.09%) HPUX
11 12 (26.09%) Windows Server
12 11 (23.91%) Virtual Environments
12 11 (23.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 11 (23.91%) IBM
12 11 (23.91%) Configuration Management
13 10 (21.74%) Migration
13 10 (21.74%) EMC
14 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
14 9 (19.57%) Clustering
14 9 (19.57%) SCCM
14 9 (19.57%) Oracle ZFS
15 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (17.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 8 (17.39%) Service Management
15 8 (17.39%) NetBackup
16 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
16 7 (15.22%) ITIL Certification

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 6 (13.04%) Apache
1 6 (13.04%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.87%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.70%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (6.52%) JBoss
4 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.35%) GlassFish
5 2 (4.35%) Liferay
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.17%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) SAN
2 5 (10.87%) HTTP
3 4 (8.70%) DHCP
3 4 (8.70%) LAN
4 3 (6.52%) DNS
4 3 (6.52%) SMTP
5 2 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (4.35%) Firewall
5 2 (4.35%) NAS
5 2 (4.35%) Network Security
5 2 (4.35%) WAN
6 1 (2.17%) IMAP
6 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.17%) LDAP
6 1 (2.17%) MRTG
6 1 (2.17%) SNMP
6 1 (2.17%) SSL
6 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) DB2
2 1 (2.17%) MySQL
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) SQLPlus
2 1 (2.17%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Introscope
2 1 (2.17%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.17%) JIRA
2 1 (2.17%) Selenium
General
1 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Law
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) Administrator
2 11 (23.91%) Technical Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Architect
5 6 (13.04%) Unix Administrator
6 5 (10.87%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Operational Support Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Operations Support Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Solaris Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Storage Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Technical Operations Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Technical Support
7 3 (6.52%) Technical Support Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Storage Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Middleware
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.17%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Clustering
2 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.22%) Data Centre
3 5 (10.87%) EMC VNX
4 4 (8.70%) Mainframe
5 3 (6.52%) HACMP
5 3 (6.52%) Life Science
6 2 (4.35%) LPAR
7 1 (2.17%) BBC
7 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
7 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
7 1 (2.17%) Replication
7 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (73.91%) Unix
2 27 (58.70%) Linux
3 22 (47.83%) AIX
4 20 (43.48%) Windows
5 19 (41.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (26.09%) HPUX
6 12 (26.09%) Windows Server
7 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (10.87%) SUSE
10 4 (8.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (2.17%) CentOS
11 1 (2.17%) Debian
11 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
11 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) ITIL
2 11 (23.91%) Configuration Management
2 11 (23.91%) Virtual Environments
3 10 (21.74%) Migration
4 8 (17.39%) Service Management
5 7 (15.22%) Patch Management
6 6 (13.04%) Security Patching
7 5 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (8.70%) SOA
9 3 (6.52%) DevOps
9 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
10 2 (4.35%) Build Automation
10 2 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
10 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
10 2 (4.35%) Server Building
10 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (4.35%) TOGAF
10 2 (4.35%) Zachman Framework
11 1 (2.17%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) Shell Script
2 5 (10.87%) SQL
3 3 (6.52%) Java
3 3 (6.52%) Perl
4 2 (4.35%) C
4 2 (4.35%) C++
4 2 (4.35%) Jython
4 2 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.17%) Korn
5 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.17%) Python
5 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (15.22%) MCP
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) DBS Check
3 4 (8.70%) EMCSA
4 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 15 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (26.09%) Active Directory
3 8 (17.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 5 (10.87%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (8.70%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (6.52%) Firmware
6 3 (6.52%) GPFS
7 1 (2.17%) Ceph
7 1 (2.17%) Dovecot
7 1 (2.17%) iptables
7 1 (2.17%) KVM
7 1 (2.17%) Sendmail
7 1 (2.17%) Squid
7 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) Oracle ZFS
1 9 (19.57%) SCCM
2 8 (17.39%) NetBackup
3 7 (15.22%) EMC NetWorker
3 7 (15.22%) SCOM
3 7 (15.22%) WSUS
4 6 (13.04%) Puppet
5 5 (10.87%) Ansible
5 5 (10.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Tivoli
7 2 (4.35%) CA Wily
7 2 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (4.35%) nmon
8 1 (2.17%) Cacti
8 1 (2.17%) Data Guard
8 1 (2.17%) HAProxy
8 1 (2.17%) Nagios
8 1 (2.17%) OpenNebula
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 21 (45.65%) VMware
3 18 (39.13%) Oracle
4 11 (23.91%) IBM
5 10 (21.74%) EMC
6 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
7 7 (15.22%) Sun
8 6 (13.04%) Veritas
9 5 (10.87%) Citrix
9 5 (10.87%) HP
10 3 (6.52%) Cisco
11 2 (4.35%) Axway
11 2 (4.35%) Blue Coat
11 2 (4.35%) CA
11 2 (4.35%) Endeca
12 1 (2.17%) Isilon
Stockport, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £426 per day
Posted: 5 days ago