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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
North West / Manchester
Rank 83 90 78
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing Solaris 7 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% 0.78% 0.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.27% 3.78% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Median daily rate £350 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -7.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £414 £394
% change year-on-year
-3.32% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +25.51%

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
308 397 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.06% 20.59% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 195 153
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £170 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 35 45
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.13 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% +15.17%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 14 (70.00%) Unix
3 13 (65.00%) AIX
4 9 (45.00%) Perl
4 9 (45.00%) VMware
5 8 (40.00%) Windows
5 8 (40.00%) DNS
6 7 (35.00%) IBM
6 7 (35.00%) Oracle
7 6 (30.00%) HTTP
8 5 (25.00%) SMTP
8 5 (25.00%) HPUX
8 5 (25.00%) DB2
8 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 5 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (25.00%) Middleware
8 5 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
8 5 (25.00%) Jython
8 5 (25.00%) Migration
8 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
9 4 (20.00%) SAN
9 4 (20.00%) Java
9 4 (20.00%) LAN
9 4 (20.00%) Python
9 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
10 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
10 3 (15.00%) Server Virtualisation
10 3 (15.00%) SNMP

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 5 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (10.00%) Apache
4 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) DNS
2 6 (30.00%) HTTP
3 5 (25.00%) SMTP
4 4 (20.00%) LAN
4 4 (20.00%) SAN
5 3 (15.00%) SNMP
5 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (10.00%) DHCP
6 2 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (10.00%) Firewall
6 2 (10.00%) Internet
6 2 (10.00%) VLAN
6 2 (10.00%) WAN
7 1 (5.00%) IMAP
7 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
7 1 (5.00%) LDAP
7 1 (5.00%) MRTG
7 1 (5.00%) OSPF
7 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) DB2
2 3 (15.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.00%) SQLPlus
4 1 (5.00%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.00%) DBA
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Support
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (10.00%) Server Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Unix Support
3 2 (10.00%) Unix Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Test Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Middleware
1 5 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (15.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (5.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.00%) BBC
4 1 (5.00%) EMC VNX
4 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 14 (70.00%) Unix
3 13 (65.00%) AIX
4 8 (40.00%) Windows
5 5 (25.00%) HPUX
6 1 (5.00%) CentOS
6 1 (5.00%) Debian
6 1 (5.00%) SUSE
6 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (15.00%) High Availability
2 3 (15.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.00%) Database Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Open Source
4 1 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (5.00%) Release Management
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Perl
2 5 (25.00%) Jython
3 4 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (10.00%) C++
5 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) Korn
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) CCDP
2 1 (5.00%) CCIE
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Ceph
2 1 (5.00%) Dovecot
2 1 (5.00%) iptables
2 1 (5.00%) KVM
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (5.00%) Squid
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Cacti
2 1 (5.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (5.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (5.00%) Nagios
2 1 (5.00%) OpenNebula
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Statspack
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) VMware
2 7 (35.00%) IBM
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Sun
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) Isilon
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) Veritas
Manchester, Lancashire
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