The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 27 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 26 73 42
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -31
Contract jobs citing Solaris 132 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 8.84% 0.54% 2.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.19% 2.11% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 2 8
Median daily rate £273 £269 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.48% -23.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £290 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 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 £26.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+35.84% -
Solaris
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Operating Systems Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
688 237 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 46.05% 25.40% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 125 89
Median daily rate £281 £320 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.34% +21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £525 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 28 15
Median hourly rate £28.00 £16.16 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.26% +19.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.36 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Solaris
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Solaris
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Solaris Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
Tyne and Wear +36 121 £270 +0.46% 4
Durham +17 8 £300 -
Northumberland - 2 £330 -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 North East region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 160 (88.40%) Unix
2 126 (69.61%) AIX
3 107 (59.12%) Windows
3 107 (59.12%) ITIL
4 92 (50.83%) Linux
5 81 (44.75%) Microsoft
6 80 (44.20%) HP
7 74 (40.88%) Root Cause Analysis
8 73 (40.33%) Change Management
9 69 (38.12%) Security Cleared
10 68 (37.57%) Oracle
11 64 (35.36%) Service Delivery
11 64 (35.36%) Release Management
11 64 (35.36%) Windows Server
12 63 (34.81%) Problem Management
13 55 (30.39%) Red Hat
14 53 (29.28%) SC Cleared
14 53 (29.28%) Incident Management
15 50 (27.62%) BPSS Clearance
16 48 (26.52%) SLA
17 44 (24.31%) QMS
18 43 (23.76%) WebLogic
19 42 (23.20%) HPUX
19 42 (23.20%) Perl
20 41 (22.65%) Middleware
21 40 (22.10%) IBM
22 39 (21.55%) CA
22 39 (21.55%) Java
22 39 (21.55%) Configuration Management
22 39 (21.55%) ServiceNow

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 43 (23.76%) WebLogic
2 17 (9.39%) MQSeries
3 14 (7.73%) Oracle Application Server
3 14 (7.73%) Tuxedo
3 14 (7.73%) WebSphere
4 13 (7.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 13 (7.18%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (6.08%) Apache
6 10 (5.52%) AquaLogic
7 8 (4.42%) iPlanet
7 8 (4.42%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.10%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 10 (5.52%) OpenText MBPM
Communications & Networking
1 32 (17.68%) SAN
2 24 (13.26%) WAN
3 19 (10.50%) Firewall
4 17 (9.39%) TCP/IP
5 16 (8.84%) LAN
5 16 (8.84%) LDAP
6 15 (8.29%) VPN
7 10 (5.52%) SSL
8 9 (4.97%) DNS
9 8 (4.42%) BIG-IP
10 7 (3.87%) iSCSI
11 4 (2.21%) Kerberos
12 2 (1.10%) FTP
12 2 (1.10%) NAS
12 2 (1.10%) SSH
13 1 (0.55%) HTTP
13 1 (0.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.97%) Oracle Database
2 8 (4.42%) MySQL
3 4 (2.21%) DB2
4 2 (1.10%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.55%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (3.87%) ClearCase
1 7 (3.87%) StarTeam
2 5 (2.76%) ProC
3 2 (1.10%) GCC
3 2 (1.10%) GDB
General
1 3 (1.66%) Finance
2 1 (0.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 39 (21.55%) Unix Engineer
2 31 (17.13%) Support Engineer
3 27 (14.92%) Administrator
4 21 (11.60%) Backup Engineer
5 19 (10.50%) Support Specialist
6 18 (9.94%) Solaris Administrator
7 16 (8.84%) Storage Engineer
7 16 (8.84%) Systems Administrator
7 16 (8.84%) Unix Support
8 14 (7.73%) Unix Support Engineer
9 13 (7.18%) AIX Engineer
10 12 (6.63%) Middleware Engineer
10 12 (6.63%) Solaris Engineer
11 11 (6.08%) Linux Engineer
12 10 (5.52%) Solaris Systems Administrator
13 9 (4.97%) AIX Support
14 8 (4.42%) AIX Administrator
15 7 (3.87%) Unix Administrator
16 6 (3.31%) Storage Support Engineer
16 6 (3.31%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (22.65%) Middleware
2 19 (10.50%) J2EE
3 13 (7.18%) IBM Integration Bus
4 8 (4.42%) JSP
5 7 (3.87%) LAMP
6 5 (2.76%) Regular Expression
7 4 (2.21%) Web Services
8 2 (1.10%) JSON
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 2 (1.10%) XML
9 1 (0.55%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.26%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.63%) HACMP
3 8 (4.42%) IBM Mainframe
3 8 (4.42%) Mainframe
4 6 (3.31%) Clustering
4 6 (3.31%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.66%) CLARiiON
5 3 (1.66%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.10%) Grid Computing
6 2 (1.10%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.10%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.55%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.55%) User Experience
7 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 160 (88.40%) Unix
2 126 (69.61%) AIX
3 107 (59.12%) Windows
4 92 (50.83%) Linux
5 64 (35.36%) Windows Server
6 42 (23.20%) HPUX
7 29 (16.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (9.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (7.18%) OS/390
10 8 (4.42%) zOS
11 5 (2.76%) CentOS
11 5 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (2.21%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (59.12%) ITIL
2 74 (40.88%) Root Cause Analysis
3 73 (40.33%) Change Management
4 64 (35.36%) Release Management
4 64 (35.36%) Service Delivery
5 63 (34.81%) Problem Management
6 53 (29.28%) Incident Management
7 44 (24.31%) QMS
8 39 (21.55%) Configuration Management
9 27 (14.92%) Quality Management
10 23 (12.71%) SOA
11 21 (11.60%) Disaster Recovery
11 21 (11.60%) Service Management
12 17 (9.39%) ITIL V3
12 17 (9.39%) Six Sigma
13 15 (8.29%) High Availability
14 12 (6.63%) Security Management
15 11 (6.08%) Open Source
15 11 (6.08%) Server Building
16 10 (5.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (23.20%) Perl
2 39 (21.55%) Java
3 21 (11.60%) SQL
4 20 (11.05%) C
5 16 (8.84%) Bash Shell
5 16 (8.84%) Korn
6 15 (8.29%) C++
6 15 (8.29%) Shell Script
7 10 (5.52%) C-shell
8 8 (4.42%) VB
9 7 (3.87%) PHP
10 6 (3.31%) Python
11 5 (2.76%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.76%) VBScript
12 4 (2.21%) Bourne shell
12 4 (2.21%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.21%) Ruby
13 2 (1.10%) C#
14 1 (0.55%) Groovy
14 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 69 (38.12%) Security Cleared
2 53 (29.28%) SC Cleared
3 50 (27.62%) BPSS Clearance
4 25 (13.81%) Degree
5 14 (7.73%) AAT
6 12 (6.63%) IBM AIX Certification
7 3 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.55%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.55%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (26.52%) SLA
2 35 (19.34%) Disclosure Scotland
3 27 (14.92%) ISO 9001
4 8 (4.42%) JSP 440
System Software
1 19 (10.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (6.63%) GPFS
3 10 (5.52%) Firmware
4 9 (4.97%) Samba
5 8 (4.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (2.21%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.21%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.10%) KVM
8 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.55%) RHEV
8 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (19.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 35 (19.34%) Tivoli
3 30 (16.57%) NetBackup
4 25 (13.81%) HP Data Protector
5 15 (8.29%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (2.76%) Legato
6 5 (2.76%) Simpana
7 4 (2.21%) OpenView
7 4 (2.21%) Oracle ZFS
7 4 (2.21%) Puppet
7 4 (2.21%) PureDisk
8 3 (1.66%) Netcool
8 3 (1.66%) SCOM
9 2 (1.10%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (1.10%) HP SiteScope
10 1 (0.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.55%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 81 (44.75%) Microsoft
2 80 (44.20%) HP
3 68 (37.57%) Oracle
4 55 (30.39%) Red Hat
5 40 (22.10%) IBM
6 39 (21.55%) CA
6 39 (21.55%) ServiceNow
7 30 (16.57%) Symantec
8 29 (16.02%) Sun
9 26 (14.36%) VMware
10 10 (5.52%) Axway
10 10 (5.52%) Fujitsu
11 8 (4.42%) BEA
11 8 (4.42%) Cisco
11 8 (4.42%) EMC
11 8 (4.42%) F5
12 5 (2.76%) CommVault
12 5 (2.76%) Opsware
13 4 (2.21%) Cognos
13 4 (2.21%) SAP
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