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 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 32 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.74% - 1.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.85% - 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £300
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 Merseyside region.

Operating Systems Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
52 116 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 19.12% 30.13% 21.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 45 24
Median daily rate £350 £240 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £135 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £398 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 11
Median hourly rate £14.34 £15.86 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% +19.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.50 £83.02
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 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 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
Liverpool - 2 £425 - 1
Solaris
North West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 7 (77.78%) Unix
1 7 (77.78%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) AIX
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
3 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (22.22%) Clustering
4 2 (22.22%) IVR
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) SNMP
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Sun
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 2 (22.22%) HACMP
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) IaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) BIG-IP
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) SNMP
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Data Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) AIX Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) AIX Architect
4 1 (11.11%) AIX Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Data Extraction
2 2 (22.22%) HACMP
2 2 (22.22%) IBM XIV
2 2 (22.22%) IVR
2 2 (22.22%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Unix
2 4 (44.44%) AIX
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Change Control
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
2 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) SIEM
2 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) PowerHA
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (22.22%) XenApp
1 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Sun