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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 14 42 56
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +14
Contract jobs citing Solaris 123 34 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 10.68% 4.33% 0.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.85% 16.04% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 22 3
Median daily rate £305 £550 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.54% +69.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £635 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -26.00%
Solaris
Tyne and Wear

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
495 212 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 42.97% 26.97% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 124 94
Median daily rate £320 £425 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 11
Median hourly rate £29.00 £37.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% +236.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.86 £17.77 £8.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £43.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 30 September 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Solaris Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 210 (88.98%) Unix
2 157 (66.53%) AIX
3 130 (55.08%) ITIL
4 127 (53.81%) Windows
5 121 (51.27%) Linux
6 104 (44.07%) Oracle
7 103 (43.64%) Microsoft
8 102 (43.22%) HP
9 96 (40.68%) Security Cleared
10 89 (37.71%) Change Management
11 85 (36.02%) Root Cause Analysis
12 83 (35.17%) Windows Server
13 80 (33.90%) Release Management
14 79 (33.47%) Problem Management
15 77 (32.63%) SC Cleared
15 77 (32.63%) Service Delivery
16 68 (28.81%) WebLogic
17 65 (27.54%) HPUX
17 65 (27.54%) Incident Management
18 64 (27.12%) BPSS Clearance
19 59 (25.00%) Red Hat
20 58 (24.58%) Middleware
21 57 (24.15%) SLA
22 56 (23.73%) QMS
23 54 (22.88%) Java
24 51 (21.61%) Sun
24 51 (21.61%) ServiceNow
25 50 (21.19%) Configuration Management
26 46 (19.49%) IBM
26 46 (19.49%) Perl

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 68 (28.81%) WebLogic
2 32 (13.56%) Oracle Application Server
3 30 (12.71%) Apache
4 26 (11.02%) MQSeries
5 24 (10.17%) Tuxedo
6 23 (9.75%) iPlanet
7 22 (9.32%) WebSphere
7 22 (9.32%) WebSphere Application Server
8 21 (8.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 15 (6.36%) Tomcat
10 14 (5.93%) AquaLogic
10 14 (5.93%) JBoss
11 12 (5.08%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.85%) WebLogic Portal
13 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 14 (5.93%) OpenText MBPM
Communications & Networking
1 37 (15.68%) SAN
1 37 (15.68%) TCP/IP
2 33 (13.98%) Firewall
3 28 (11.86%) WAN
4 23 (9.75%) LDAP
5 15 (6.36%) SSL
6 14 (5.93%) DNS
7 13 (5.51%) iSCSI
7 13 (5.51%) LAN
7 13 (5.51%) VPN
8 8 (3.39%) BIG-IP
9 5 (2.12%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.85%) FTP
10 2 (0.85%) NAS
10 2 (0.85%) SSH
11 1 (0.42%) BGP
11 1 (0.42%) Internet
11 1 (0.42%) IPsec
11 1 (0.42%) MPLS
11 1 (0.42%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.51%) MySQL
2 9 (3.81%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.69%) DB2
4 3 (1.27%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.42%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (5.51%) ClearCase
1 13 (5.51%) StarTeam
2 10 (4.24%) GCC
2 10 (4.24%) GDB
3 7 (2.97%) ProC
General
1 4 (1.69%) Manufacturing
2 2 (0.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (18.64%) Unix Engineer
2 38 (16.10%) Support Engineer
3 30 (12.71%) Administrator
4 27 (11.44%) Support Specialist
5 21 (8.90%) Solaris Engineer
6 20 (8.47%) Backup Engineer
6 20 (8.47%) Unix Support
7 18 (7.63%) Middleware Engineer
7 18 (7.63%) Systems Administrator
8 17 (7.20%) Solaris Administrator
8 17 (7.20%) Unix Support Engineer
9 16 (6.78%) Storage Engineer
10 15 (6.36%) Storage and Backup Engineer
11 14 (5.93%) Developer
12 13 (5.51%) Unix Administrator
13 12 (5.08%) AIX Engineer
14 10 (4.24%) AIX Support
14 10 (4.24%) Project Engineer
14 10 (4.24%) Unix Systems Administrator
15 9 (3.81%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (24.58%) Middleware
2 37 (15.68%) J2EE
3 22 (9.32%) IBM Integration Bus
4 13 (5.51%) LAMP
5 8 (3.39%) JSP
6 5 (2.12%) Regular Expression
7 4 (1.69%) Web Services
7 4 (1.69%) XML
8 3 (1.27%) JSON
9 2 (0.85%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 1 (0.42%) .NET
10 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.42%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.02%) Computer Science
2 25 (10.59%) Clustering
3 12 (5.08%) Mainframe
4 10 (4.24%) HACMP
5 7 (2.97%) IBM Mainframe
6 6 (2.54%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.54%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.69%) CLARiiON
7 4 (1.69%) Tandem
8 3 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.85%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.85%) HP Storage
9 2 (0.85%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.42%) User Experience
10 1 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 210 (88.98%) Unix
2 157 (66.53%) AIX
3 127 (53.81%) Windows
4 121 (51.27%) Linux
5 83 (35.17%) Windows Server
6 65 (27.54%) HPUX
7 22 (9.32%) OS/390
7 22 (9.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (3.81%) SUSE
10 7 (2.97%) zOS
11 5 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.69%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (55.08%) ITIL
2 89 (37.71%) Change Management
3 85 (36.02%) Root Cause Analysis
4 80 (33.90%) Release Management
5 79 (33.47%) Problem Management
6 77 (32.63%) Service Delivery
7 65 (27.54%) Incident Management
8 56 (23.73%) QMS
9 50 (21.19%) Configuration Management
10 34 (14.41%) Quality Management
11 29 (12.29%) SOA
12 28 (11.86%) High Availability
13 19 (8.05%) Service Management
14 17 (7.20%) Security Management
15 15 (6.36%) Disaster Recovery
15 15 (6.36%) Load Balancing
16 14 (5.93%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (5.93%) Migration
16 14 (5.93%) Unit Testing
17 12 (5.08%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 54 (22.88%) Java
2 46 (19.49%) Perl
3 33 (13.98%) C
4 31 (13.14%) SQL
5 26 (11.02%) C++
6 20 (8.47%) Korn
7 16 (6.78%) Bash Shell
8 15 (6.36%) C-shell
8 15 (6.36%) Shell Script
9 10 (4.24%) C#
10 7 (2.97%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.97%) VB
11 5 (2.12%) VBScript
12 4 (1.69%) Bourne shell
12 4 (1.69%) PHP
12 4 (1.69%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.27%) Python
14 1 (0.42%) Groovy
14 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 96 (40.68%) Security Cleared
2 77 (32.63%) SC Cleared
3 64 (27.12%) BPSS Clearance
4 27 (11.44%) Degree
5 14 (5.93%) AAT
6 10 (4.24%) IBM AIX Certification
7 6 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.42%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (24.15%) SLA
2 43 (18.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 35 (14.83%) ISO 9001
4 8 (3.39%) JSP 440
System Software
1 28 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (5.93%) Samba
3 13 (5.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 10 (4.24%) Firmware
4 10 (4.24%) GPFS
5 7 (2.97%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.85%) KVM
8 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.42%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 35 (14.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 33 (13.98%) Tivoli
3 29 (12.29%) NetBackup
4 25 (10.59%) HP Data Protector
5 14 (5.93%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (2.12%) Oracle ZFS
7 4 (1.69%) Legato
7 4 (1.69%) OpenView
7 4 (1.69%) Simpana
8 3 (1.27%) Netcool
8 3 (1.27%) PureDisk
8 3 (1.27%) SCOM
9 2 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.85%) HP SiteScope
10 1 (0.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.42%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 104 (44.07%) Oracle
2 103 (43.64%) Microsoft
3 102 (43.22%) HP
4 59 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 51 (21.61%) ServiceNow
5 51 (21.61%) Sun
6 46 (19.49%) IBM
7 44 (18.64%) CA
8 29 (12.29%) Symantec
8 29 (12.29%) VMware
9 24 (10.17%) Cisco
9 24 (10.17%) F5
10 15 (6.36%) Veritas
11 14 (5.93%) Axway
12 13 (5.51%) Fujitsu
13 8 (3.39%) BEA
13 8 (3.39%) EMC
14 5 (2.12%) Citrix
14 5 (2.12%) Opsware
15 4 (1.69%) SAP
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