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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 65 44 38
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -6
Contract jobs citing Solaris 21 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.93% 3.13% 2.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.27% 14.39% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 6
Median daily rate £408 £408 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.18% +48.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £49.00 -
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 Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Operating Systems Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
289 139 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 40.31% 21.79% 24.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 84 64
Median daily rate £340 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £533 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 8 3
Median hourly rate £22.50 £24.43 £13.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.88% +76.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £15.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.50 £16.16
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 Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 21 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 93 (75.00%) Unix
2 74 (59.68%) Linux
3 69 (55.65%) AIX
4 58 (46.77%) Oracle
5 47 (37.90%) Windows
5 47 (37.90%) Security Cleared
6 43 (34.68%) Windows Server
6 43 (34.68%) ITIL
7 41 (33.06%) SC Cleared
8 38 (30.65%) HPUX
9 37 (29.84%) WebLogic
10 33 (26.61%) TCP/IP
10 33 (26.61%) HP
11 32 (25.81%) Sun
12 31 (25.00%) Red Hat
12 31 (25.00%) Middleware
13 30 (24.19%) Microsoft
13 30 (24.19%) Java
14 28 (22.58%) SQL
14 28 (22.58%) Migration
15 26 (20.97%) Change Management
15 26 (20.97%) Problem Management
16 25 (20.16%) IBM
17 24 (19.35%) Cisco
18 23 (18.55%) Perl
18 23 (18.55%) F5
19 22 (17.74%) Root Cause Analysis
19 22 (17.74%) BPSS Clearance
19 22 (17.74%) C
19 22 (17.74%) Apache

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 37 (29.84%) WebLogic
2 22 (17.74%) Apache
3 21 (16.94%) Oracle Application Server
4 16 (12.90%) iPlanet
4 16 (12.90%) Tomcat
5 15 (12.10%) JBoss
6 14 (11.29%) MQSeries
7 13 (10.48%) Tuxedo
8 12 (9.68%) WebSphere
8 12 (9.68%) WebSphere Application Server
9 10 (8.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 7 (5.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (4.84%) AquaLogic
12 4 (3.23%) OpenStack
13 3 (2.42%) SAS
14 1 (0.81%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.84%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.61%) IaaS
2 2 (1.61%) PaaS
2 2 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (26.61%) TCP/IP
2 21 (16.94%) Firewall
3 9 (7.26%) WAN
4 8 (6.45%) LDAP
4 8 (6.45%) SAN
4 8 (6.45%) SSL
5 6 (4.84%) DNS
5 6 (4.84%) iSCSI
6 3 (2.42%) VPN
7 2 (1.61%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.61%) LAN
8 1 (0.81%) BGP
8 1 (0.81%) IPsec
8 1 (0.81%) MPLS
8 1 (0.81%) OSPF
8 1 (0.81%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.65%) MySQL
1 7 (5.65%) Oracle Database
2 6 (4.84%) BODI
2 6 (4.84%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.81%) DB2
3 1 (0.81%) Ingres
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.81%) PowerCenter
3 1 (0.81%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (8.06%) GCC
1 10 (8.06%) GDB
2 6 (4.84%) ClearCase
2 6 (4.84%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (4.84%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (4.84%) ProC
2 6 (4.84%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (4.84%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (15.32%) Support Engineer
2 17 (13.71%) Unix Engineer
3 16 (12.90%) Architect
4 13 (10.48%) Developer
5 12 (9.68%) Solaris Engineer
5 12 (9.68%) Technical Leader
6 11 (8.87%) Administrator
6 11 (8.87%) Applications Architect
7 9 (7.26%) Project Engineer
8 8 (6.45%) Support Specialist
8 8 (6.45%) Unix Administrator
9 7 (5.65%) Middleware Engineer
9 7 (5.65%) Migration Architect
9 7 (5.65%) Product Engineer
9 7 (5.65%) Products Support Engineer
9 7 (5.65%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (4.84%) C++ Developer
10 6 (4.84%) HPUX Engineer
10 6 (4.84%) Unix Systems Administrator
11 5 (4.03%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (25.00%) Middleware
2 21 (16.94%) J2EE
3 12 (9.68%) IBM Integration Bus
4 6 (4.84%) LAMP
5 2 (1.61%) XML
6 1 (0.81%) .NET
6 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.81%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.74%) Clustering
2 18 (14.52%) Mainframe
3 10 (8.06%) IBM Mainframe
4 7 (5.65%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.65%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.84%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.03%) Tandem
7 4 (3.23%) HACMP
8 2 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.61%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.81%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 93 (75.00%) Unix
2 74 (59.68%) Linux
3 69 (55.65%) AIX
4 47 (37.90%) Windows
5 43 (34.68%) Windows Server
6 38 (30.65%) HPUX
7 12 (9.68%) OS/390
8 10 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (8.06%) SUSE
8 10 (8.06%) zOS
9 9 (7.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.81%) MVS
11 1 (0.81%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (34.68%) ITIL
2 28 (22.58%) Migration
3 26 (20.97%) Change Management
3 26 (20.97%) Problem Management
4 22 (17.74%) Root Cause Analysis
5 21 (16.94%) High Availability
6 20 (16.13%) Incident Management
6 20 (16.13%) Release Management
6 20 (16.13%) Service Delivery
7 19 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (14.52%) Configuration Management
9 17 (13.71%) Load Balancing
10 15 (12.10%) QMS
11 14 (11.29%) Quality Management
12 10 (8.06%) Multithreaded Programming
12 10 (8.06%) Multithreading
13 9 (7.26%) Application Discovery
13 9 (7.26%) Change Control
14 8 (6.45%) Security Patching
15 7 (5.65%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 30 (24.19%) Java
2 28 (22.58%) SQL
3 23 (18.55%) Perl
4 22 (17.74%) C
5 16 (12.90%) Shell Script
6 15 (12.10%) C++
7 10 (8.06%) C#
7 10 (8.06%) VB
8 6 (4.84%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.84%) C-shell
8 6 (4.84%) Korn
8 6 (4.84%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.81%) PHP
9 1 (0.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 47 (37.90%) Security Cleared
2 41 (33.06%) SC Cleared
3 22 (17.74%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (5.65%) Degree
5 4 (3.23%) IBM AIX Certification
5 4 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.87%) SLA
2 10 (8.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (8.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (15.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (11.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 8 (6.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 6 (4.84%) Samba
5 4 (3.23%) GPFS
6 2 (1.61%) KVM
7 1 (0.81%) Firmware
7 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (6.45%) Tivoli
2 7 (5.65%) Control-M
3 2 (1.61%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.81%) Legato
4 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.81%) PureDisk
4 1 (0.81%) SCCM
4 1 (0.81%) Simpana
4 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 58 (46.77%) Oracle
2 33 (26.61%) HP
3 32 (25.81%) Sun
4 31 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 30 (24.19%) Microsoft
6 25 (20.16%) IBM
7 24 (19.35%) Cisco
8 23 (18.55%) F5
9 20 (16.13%) VMware
10 18 (14.52%) CA
11 15 (12.10%) Veritas
12 14 (11.29%) ServiceNow
13 6 (4.84%) Axway
13 6 (4.84%) Citrix
13 6 (4.84%) TIBCO
14 4 (3.23%) EMC
14 4 (3.23%) Fujitsu
15 2 (1.61%) Brocade
15 2 (1.61%) Informatica
15 2 (1.61%) PlateSpin