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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 44 57 38
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Contract jobs citing Solaris 75 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.57% 0.18% 2.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.50% 0.60% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 1 10
Median daily rate £285 £295 £276
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.38% +6.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £295 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £295 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £27.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+37.61% +2.83%
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
484 168 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 42.38% 30.43% 28.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 89 88
Median daily rate £280 £300 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £125 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £488 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 8
Median hourly rate £28.50 £13.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.23% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 89 (90.82%) AIX
2 80 (81.63%) Unix
3 68 (69.39%) Windows
4 61 (62.24%) ITIL
5 51 (52.04%) Linux
6 50 (51.02%) Microsoft
7 47 (47.96%) Security Cleared
8 39 (39.80%) HP
8 39 (39.80%) Oracle
8 39 (39.80%) Red Hat
9 36 (36.73%) Configuration Management
9 36 (36.73%) Change Management
9 36 (36.73%) SC Cleared
10 35 (35.71%) Java
11 33 (33.67%) Root Cause Analysis
11 33 (33.67%) Windows Server
12 32 (32.65%) Problem Management
12 32 (32.65%) Release Management
12 32 (32.65%) IBM
13 30 (30.61%) Service Delivery
14 29 (29.59%) Middleware
15 25 (25.51%) BPSS Clearance
16 24 (24.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 24 (24.49%) Firewall
16 24 (24.49%) SLA
16 24 (24.49%) J2EE
17 23 (23.47%) WebLogic
17 23 (23.47%) VMware
17 23 (23.47%) VMware Infrastructure
18 22 (22.45%) Incident Management

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 23 (23.47%) WebLogic
2 19 (19.39%) Oracle Application Server
3 18 (18.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 18 (18.37%) WebSphere
3 18 (18.37%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (11.22%) Apache
4 11 (11.22%) IIS
4 11 (11.22%) Jetty
4 11 (11.22%) MQSeries
4 11 (11.22%) nginx
4 11 (11.22%) Oracle 10gAS
4 11 (11.22%) Tomcat
5 10 (10.20%) PowerExchange
6 8 (8.16%) iPlanet
6 8 (8.16%) Tuxedo
7 6 (6.12%) Oracle Spatial
8 4 (4.08%) AquaLogic
9 2 (2.04%) OpenStack
9 2 (2.04%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) OpenText MBPM
Communications & Networking
1 24 (24.49%) Firewall
2 16 (16.33%) TCP/IP
3 15 (15.31%) LAN
3 15 (15.31%) SAN
3 15 (15.31%) SSL
3 15 (15.31%) VPN
3 15 (15.31%) WAN
4 12 (12.24%) FTP
4 12 (12.24%) HTTP
5 10 (10.20%) DHCP
5 10 (10.20%) DNS
5 10 (10.20%) IPsec
6 8 (8.16%) BIG-IP
7 4 (4.08%) LDAP
8 2 (2.04%) NAS
8 2 (2.04%) SSH
9 1 (1.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.33%) Oracle Database
2 11 (11.22%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (11.22%) PowerCenter
3 8 (8.16%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (5.10%) Data Mining
5 4 (4.08%) DB2
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (11.22%) Jenkins
1 11 (11.22%) Log4j
1 11 (11.22%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (3.06%) Finance
2 1 (1.02%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (19.39%) Unix Engineer
2 14 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 12 (12.24%) Administrator
4 9 (9.18%) AIX Engineer
4 9 (9.18%) Support Specialist
5 8 (8.16%) Backup Engineer
6 7 (7.14%) Solaris Administrator
7 6 (6.12%) Middleware Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) Storage Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) Unix Support
8 5 (5.10%) Support Technician
8 5 (5.10%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.10%) Unix Administrator
8 5 (5.10%) Unix Support Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) AIX Support
9 4 (4.08%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.06%) AIX Administrator
10 3 (3.06%) Architect
10 3 (3.06%) Solaris Engineer
11 2 (2.04%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (29.59%) Middleware
2 24 (24.49%) J2EE
3 11 (11.22%) .NET
4 10 (10.20%) Servlets
5 8 (8.16%) JSP
6 7 (7.14%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (4.08%) Web Services
8 3 (3.06%) Regular Expression
9 2 (2.04%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 1 (1.02%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.35%) HACMP
2 10 (10.20%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.10%) Clustering
3 5 (5.10%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (5.10%) Mainframe
3 5 (5.10%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.04%) Grid Computing
4 2 (2.04%) HP Storage
4 2 (2.04%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 89 (90.82%) AIX
2 80 (81.63%) Unix
3 68 (69.39%) Windows
4 51 (52.04%) Linux
5 33 (33.67%) Windows Server
6 21 (21.43%) HPUX
7 18 (18.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (7.14%) OS/390
10 5 (5.10%) zOS
11 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (3.06%) Windows XP
13 2 (2.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (62.24%) ITIL
2 36 (36.73%) Change Management
2 36 (36.73%) Configuration Management
3 33 (33.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 32 (32.65%) Problem Management
4 32 (32.65%) Release Management
5 30 (30.61%) Service Delivery
6 22 (22.45%) Incident Management
7 21 (21.43%) ITIL V3
7 21 (21.43%) QMS
7 21 (21.43%) Six Sigma
8 20 (20.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (19.39%) Service Management
10 18 (18.37%) High Availability
11 16 (16.33%) Open Source
12 13 (13.27%) Lean Six Sigma
12 13 (13.27%) Workflow
13 11 (11.22%) Automated Testing
13 11 (11.22%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (11.22%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (35.71%) Java
2 15 (15.31%) Perl
3 8 (8.16%) SQL
4 6 (6.12%) C
4 6 (6.12%) C++
4 6 (6.12%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.10%) VB
6 4 (4.08%) Korn
7 3 (3.06%) Bourne shell
7 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.06%) VBScript
8 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 47 (47.96%) Security Cleared
2 36 (36.73%) SC Cleared
3 25 (25.51%) BPSS Clearance
4 17 (17.35%) IBM AIX Certification
5 10 (10.20%) Degree
6 7 (7.14%) AAT
7 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.02%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (24.49%) SLA
2 17 (17.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (10.20%) ISO 9001
4 8 (8.16%) JSP 440
System Software
1 23 (23.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (17.35%) GPFS
3 11 (11.22%) Xen
4 9 (9.18%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (5.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (4.08%) Firmware
7 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.02%) KVM
7 1 (1.02%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 24 (24.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 20 (20.41%) Tivoli
3 19 (19.39%) NetBackup
4 15 (15.31%) HP Data Protector
5 11 (11.22%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (4.08%) OpenView
7 3 (3.06%) Legato
7 3 (3.06%) PureDisk
7 3 (3.06%) Simpana
8 2 (2.04%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (2.04%) Netcool
8 2 (2.04%) SCOM
9 1 (1.02%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (1.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 50 (51.02%) Microsoft
2 39 (39.80%) HP
2 39 (39.80%) Oracle
2 39 (39.80%) Red Hat
3 32 (32.65%) IBM
4 23 (23.47%) VMware
5 20 (20.41%) Sun
6 19 (19.39%) CA
7 18 (18.37%) Symantec
8 17 (17.35%) ServiceNow
9 15 (15.31%) Axway
10 11 (11.22%) Genesys
10 11 (11.22%) Informatica
11 8 (8.16%) BEA
11 8 (8.16%) Cisco
11 8 (8.16%) F5
11 8 (8.16%) SAP
12 6 (6.12%) Siebel
13 5 (5.10%) Opsware
14 4 (4.08%) Fujitsu
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
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