The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 40 40 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs citing Solaris 32 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.28% 1.34% 1.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.35% 5.15% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 1
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£550 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -3.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £389 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.07% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.67 £57.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-36.22% +55.40%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Operating Systems Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
223 97 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 29.85% 26.01% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 66 16
Average daily rate £425 £280 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.78% +4.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £163 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £391 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 5 3
Average hourly rate £37.00 £11.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+236.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £9.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.50 £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Solaris
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris.

1 27 (81.82%) Linux
2 21 (63.64%) Java
2 21 (63.64%) WebSphere
3 18 (54.55%) Perl
3 18 (54.55%) Oracle
4 17 (51.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 17 (51.52%) SSL
5 16 (48.48%) JBoss
6 15 (45.45%) XML
7 14 (42.42%) JSON
7 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
8 13 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (39.39%) Microservices
8 13 (39.39%) SOAP
8 13 (39.39%) UNIX
8 13 (39.39%) Windows
8 13 (39.39%) AIX
9 12 (36.36%) IBM
9 12 (36.36%) Oracle Database
10 11 (33.33%) SQL
10 11 (33.33%) Configuration Management
11 9 (27.27%) Change Management
11 9 (27.27%) Struts
11 9 (27.27%) Apache CXF
11 9 (27.27%) Problem Management
11 9 (27.27%) Django
12 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (24.24%) DataPower
12 8 (24.24%) IBM Mainframe

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (63.64%) WebSphere
2 17 (51.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 16 (48.48%) JBoss
4 8 (24.24%) Apache
5 7 (21.21%) Tomcat
5 7 (21.21%) Jetty
5 7 (21.21%) Node.js
6 4 (12.12%) WebLogic
6 4 (12.12%) Tuxedo
6 4 (12.12%) MQSeries
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (12.12%) AquaLogic
Communications & Networking
1 17 (51.52%) SSL
2 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
3 7 (21.21%) HTTP
4 6 (18.18%) SNMP
5 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
2 4 (12.12%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (12.12%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (9.09%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
1 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
2 5 (15.15%) SoapUI
3 3 (9.09%) Toad
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Java Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Technical Architect
3 7 (21.21%) Architect
4 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
6 3 (9.09%) DBA
6 3 (9.09%) Middleware Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Django Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Oracle DBA
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Technical Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Support Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Administrator
8 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Designer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Designer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) XML
2 14 (42.42%) JSON
3 13 (39.39%) SOAP
4 9 (27.27%) Struts
4 9 (27.27%) Django
4 9 (27.27%) Apache CXF
5 7 (21.21%) REST
5 7 (21.21%) Sass
5 7 (21.21%) SAML
5 7 (21.21%) CSS
5 7 (21.21%) HTML
6 6 (18.18%) Web Services
6 6 (18.18%) XSD
6 6 (18.18%) XSLT
6 6 (18.18%) WSDL
7 4 (12.12%) J2EE
7 4 (12.12%) Middleware
7 4 (12.12%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Mainframe
1 8 (24.24%) IBM Mainframe
1 8 (24.24%) DataPower
2 1 (3.03%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) Linux
2 13 (39.39%) UNIX
2 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) AIX
3 8 (24.24%) zOS
4 4 (12.12%) OS/390
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (39.39%) Microservices
2 11 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 9 (27.27%) Change Management
3 9 (27.27%) Problem Management
4 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (21.21%) Information Security
6 6 (18.18%) Migration
6 6 (18.18%) Incident Management
6 6 (18.18%) Open Source
7 5 (15.15%) Change Control
7 5 (15.15%) Quality Management
7 5 (15.15%) ITIL
8 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
8 4 (12.12%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (12.12%) Release Management
8 4 (12.12%) QMS
9 3 (9.09%) Security Management
9 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (6.06%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) Java
2 18 (54.55%) Perl
3 11 (33.33%) SQL
4 8 (24.24%) VB
4 8 (24.24%) Shell Script
5 7 (21.21%) Groovy
6 4 (12.12%) C
6 4 (12.12%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (21.21%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) Tivoli
2 3 (9.09%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Oracle
2 12 (36.36%) IBM
3 8 (24.24%) CA
3 8 (24.24%) VMware
4 5 (15.15%) HP
5 4 (12.12%) Metastorm
5 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.12%) Sun
5 4 (12.12%) Axway
5 4 (12.12%) Fujitsu
6 1 (3.03%) Veritas