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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 72 95 70
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -25
Contract jobs citing Solaris 32 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.74% 0.25% 1.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.38% 1.22% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 5
Median daily rate £425 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+35.84% -
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
341 329 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 18.55% 20.26% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 174 151
Median daily rate £375 £310 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £161 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 42 28
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.94 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% -7.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £20.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 July 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 -
Solaris
North West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 32 (76.19%) Unix
2 23 (54.76%) Linux
3 22 (52.38%) Red Hat
4 20 (47.62%) Windows
5 19 (45.24%) AIX
5 19 (45.24%) ITIL
5 19 (45.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (42.86%) Oracle
6 18 (42.86%) VMware
7 13 (30.95%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (28.57%) SAN
9 11 (26.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 11 (26.19%) IBM
9 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
9 11 (26.19%) Configuration Management
9 11 (26.19%) Windows Server
9 11 (26.19%) Virtual Environments
10 10 (23.81%) HPUX
10 10 (23.81%) Clustering
11 9 (21.43%) SCCM
11 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
11 9 (21.43%) EMC
11 9 (21.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (19.05%) Data Centre
12 8 (19.05%) Oracle ZFS
12 8 (19.05%) NetBackup
12 8 (19.05%) Migration
12 8 (19.05%) Service Management
13 7 (16.67%) SCOM

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 7 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 7 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.90%) Apache
2 5 (11.90%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (7.14%) JBoss
3 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.76%) GlassFish
4 2 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (4.76%) Liferay
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.76%) WebLogic Portal
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) SAN
2 3 (7.14%) DNS
2 3 (7.14%) SMTP
2 3 (7.14%) SNMP
2 3 (7.14%) SSL
2 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.76%) DHCP
3 2 (4.76%) HTTP
3 2 (4.76%) LAN
3 2 (4.76%) NAS
3 2 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) DB2
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Subversion
2 2 (4.76%) Introscope
3 1 (2.38%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) Selenium
General
1 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.76%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Administrator
1 13 (30.95%) Analyst
2 12 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Architect
5 6 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
6 5 (11.90%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (9.52%) Consultant
8 3 (7.14%) Operational Support Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Operations Support Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Solaris Administrator
8 3 (7.14%) Solaris Consultant
8 3 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (7.14%) Storage Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Technical Operations Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Technical Support
8 3 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) Middleware
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (7.14%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (7.14%) Web Services
3 3 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Clustering
2 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (19.05%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.52%) EMC VNX
4 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.14%) HACMP
4 3 (7.14%) Life Science
5 2 (4.76%) LPAR
5 2 (4.76%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (76.19%) Unix
2 23 (54.76%) Linux
3 20 (47.62%) Windows
4 19 (45.24%) AIX
4 19 (45.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (26.19%) Windows Server
6 10 (23.81%) HPUX
7 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (9.52%) SUSE
8 4 (9.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) ITIL
2 11 (26.19%) Configuration Management
2 11 (26.19%) Virtual Environments
3 8 (19.05%) Migration
3 8 (19.05%) Service Management
4 7 (16.67%) Patch Management
5 6 (14.29%) Security Patching
6 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (9.52%) SOA
7 3 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.76%) Build Automation
8 2 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (4.76%) DevOps
8 2 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.76%) Server Building
8 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (4.76%) TOGAF
8 2 (4.76%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) C
3 1 (2.38%) Java
3 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.38%) PHP
3 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (16.67%) MCP
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) DBS Check
3 4 (9.52%) EMCSA
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
3 9 (21.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (9.52%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (7.14%) Firmware
5 3 (7.14%) GPFS
6 1 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (2.38%) Veritas File System
6 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) SCCM
2 8 (19.05%) NetBackup
2 8 (19.05%) Oracle ZFS
3 7 (16.67%) SCOM
3 7 (16.67%) WSUS
4 6 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (11.90%) Ansible
5 5 (11.90%) Puppet
5 5 (11.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (9.52%) Tivoli
7 2 (4.76%) CA Wily
7 2 (4.76%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (4.76%) nmon
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) Red Hat
2 18 (42.86%) Oracle
2 18 (42.86%) VMware
3 11 (26.19%) IBM
4 9 (21.43%) EMC
4 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 7 (16.67%) Veritas
6 5 (11.90%) Citrix
6 5 (11.90%) Sun
7 4 (9.52%) HP
8 2 (4.76%) Axway
8 2 (4.76%) Blue Coat
8 2 (4.76%) CA
8 2 (4.76%) Cisco
8 2 (4.76%) Endeca