The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
North West / Merseyside
Rank 30 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Solaris 11 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.56% 1.57% 0.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.86% 7.58% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 3
Median daily rate £405 £500 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.00% +49.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £474 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £427
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 £50.00 £43.75 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +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 Merseyside region.

Operating Systems Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
74 66 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.95% 20.69% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 29 39
Median daily rate £350 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £185 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 11
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +26.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Liverpool +2 11 £405 -19.00% 2
Solaris
North West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 8 (72.73%) Unix
2 7 (63.64%) Migration
3 6 (54.55%) Clustering
3 6 (54.55%) EMC
3 6 (54.55%) Veritas
3 6 (54.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (54.55%) Veritas File System
4 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
5 4 (36.36%) Data Centre Operations
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (36.36%) F5
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
5 4 (36.36%) NetApp
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 4 (36.36%) LAN
5 4 (36.36%) WAN
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle
6 3 (27.27%) SAN
6 3 (27.27%) NAS
6 3 (27.27%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (18.18%) Citrix
7 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (9.09%) Server Building

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) NAS
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) NetApp Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Solaris Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) Solaris Systems Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) Storage Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) Unix Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Solaris Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Storage Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Clustering
2 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Unix
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (9.09%) Build Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Server Building
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Veritas File System
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Nagios
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) EMC
1 6 (54.55%) Veritas
2 4 (36.36%) F5
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) NetApp
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
5 1 (9.09%) Sun
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