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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 35 71 39
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -32
Contract jobs citing Solaris 113 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.05% 0.12% 2.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.96% 0.47% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 1 10
Median daily rate £285 £295 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.38% +4.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £295 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £295 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £27.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+32.11% +2.83%
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
708 215 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 44.19% 25.87% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 116 108
Median daily rate £283 £300 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.68% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £145 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 29 12
Median hourly rate £28.00 £14.36 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.05% +2.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £31.55 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +25 108 £283 -4.16% 5
Durham - 2 £310 - 1
Northumberland - 1 £360 -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 112 (88.89%) Unix
2 99 (78.57%) AIX
3 89 (70.63%) ITIL
4 76 (60.32%) Windows
5 66 (52.38%) Linux
6 58 (46.03%) Security Cleared
7 56 (44.44%) HP
8 53 (42.06%) Microsoft
8 53 (42.06%) Change Management
9 51 (40.48%) Root Cause Analysis
10 48 (38.10%) Red Hat
11 47 (37.30%) Release Management
12 46 (36.51%) Windows Server
12 46 (36.51%) Service Delivery
13 45 (35.71%) Problem Management
14 44 (34.92%) Oracle
15 43 (34.13%) SC Cleared
16 40 (31.75%) IBM
17 35 (27.78%) SLA
17 35 (27.78%) Configuration Management
17 35 (27.78%) Incident Management
18 34 (26.98%) Middleware
19 33 (26.19%) BPSS Clearance
20 30 (23.81%) QMS
20 30 (23.81%) WebLogic
20 30 (23.81%) Java
20 30 (23.81%) HPUX
21 29 (23.02%) CA
21 29 (23.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
22 28 (22.22%) Tivoli

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 30 (23.81%) WebLogic
2 13 (10.32%) MQSeries
3 10 (7.94%) Oracle Application Server
3 10 (7.94%) Tuxedo
4 9 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 9 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 9 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (6.35%) iPlanet
6 7 (5.56%) Apache
7 6 (4.76%) AquaLogic
8 5 (3.97%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.59%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.76%) OpenText MBPM
Communications & Networking
1 24 (19.05%) Firewall
1 24 (19.05%) SAN
2 22 (17.46%) WAN
3 17 (13.49%) VPN
4 16 (12.70%) LAN
5 15 (11.90%) TCP/IP
6 11 (8.73%) LDAP
7 8 (6.35%) BIG-IP
8 7 (5.56%) DNS
9 6 (4.76%) SSL
10 5 (3.97%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.59%) FTP
11 2 (1.59%) NAS
11 2 (1.59%) SSH
12 1 (0.79%) HTTP
12 1 (0.79%) Internet
12 1 (0.79%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.94%) Oracle Database
2 6 (4.76%) MySQL
3 4 (3.17%) DB2
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.79%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (3.97%) ClearCase
1 5 (3.97%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (1.59%) Finance
2 1 (0.79%) Billing
2 1 (0.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (19.84%) Unix Engineer
2 19 (15.08%) Administrator
3 16 (12.70%) Support Engineer
4 14 (11.11%) Backup Engineer
4 14 (11.11%) Support Specialist
5 12 (9.52%) Solaris Administrator
6 10 (7.94%) AIX Engineer
7 9 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
7 9 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (5.56%) Middleware Engineer
8 7 (5.56%) Unix Support
9 6 (4.76%) Unix Administrator
9 6 (4.76%) Unix Support Engineer
10 5 (3.97%) AIX Support
10 5 (3.97%) Solaris Engineer
10 5 (3.97%) Support Technician
11 4 (3.17%) Monitoring Engineer
11 4 (3.17%) Operations Engineer
11 4 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (3.17%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (26.98%) Middleware
2 15 (11.90%) J2EE
3 9 (7.14%) IBM Integration Bus
4 8 (6.35%) JSP
5 5 (3.97%) LAMP
6 4 (3.17%) Regular Expression
6 4 (3.17%) Web Services
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.79%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.49%) HACMP
2 16 (12.70%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.35%) IBM Mainframe
3 8 (6.35%) Mainframe
4 6 (4.76%) Clustering
5 5 (3.97%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.59%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.59%) Grid Computing
6 2 (1.59%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.59%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (0.79%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.79%) User Experience
7 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 112 (88.89%) Unix
2 99 (78.57%) AIX
3 76 (60.32%) Windows
4 66 (52.38%) Linux
5 46 (36.51%) Windows Server
6 30 (23.81%) HPUX
7 20 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (13.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (7.14%) OS/390
10 8 (6.35%) zOS
11 5 (3.97%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (3.17%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.59%) CentOS
13 2 (1.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (70.63%) ITIL
2 53 (42.06%) Change Management
3 51 (40.48%) Root Cause Analysis
4 47 (37.30%) Release Management
5 46 (36.51%) Service Delivery
6 45 (35.71%) Problem Management
7 35 (27.78%) Configuration Management
7 35 (27.78%) Incident Management
8 30 (23.81%) QMS
9 23 (18.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 22 (17.46%) ITIL V3
11 21 (16.67%) Service Management
11 21 (16.67%) Six Sigma
12 19 (15.08%) High Availability
13 17 (13.49%) Quality Management
14 16 (12.70%) Open Source
15 14 (11.11%) SOA
16 13 (10.32%) Lean Six Sigma
16 13 (10.32%) Workflow
17 10 (7.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (23.81%) Java
2 28 (22.22%) Perl
3 12 (9.52%) Korn
3 12 (9.52%) SQL
4 9 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 9 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 8 (6.35%) C
5 8 (6.35%) C++
5 8 (6.35%) VB
6 7 (5.56%) C-shell
7 4 (3.17%) Bourne shell
7 4 (3.17%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.17%) VBScript
8 1 (0.79%) PHP
8 1 (0.79%) Python
8 1 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 58 (46.03%) Security Cleared
2 43 (34.13%) SC Cleared
3 33 (26.19%) BPSS Clearance
4 17 (13.49%) IBM AIX Certification
5 16 (12.70%) Degree
6 11 (8.73%) AAT
7 3 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.79%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.79%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (27.78%) SLA
2 23 (18.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (13.49%) ISO 9001
4 8 (6.35%) JSP 440
System Software
1 17 (13.49%) GPFS
1 17 (13.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 7 (5.56%) Firmware
3 7 (5.56%) Samba
4 4 (3.17%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.59%) KVM
6 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.79%) RHEV
6 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (23.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 28 (22.22%) Tivoli
3 23 (18.25%) NetBackup
4 18 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
5 15 (11.90%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (3.97%) Legato
6 5 (3.97%) Simpana
7 4 (3.17%) OpenView
7 4 (3.17%) PureDisk
8 3 (2.38%) Netcool
8 3 (2.38%) SCOM
9 2 (1.59%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.79%) HP SiteScope
10 1 (0.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 56 (44.44%) HP
2 53 (42.06%) Microsoft
3 48 (38.10%) Red Hat
4 44 (34.92%) Oracle
5 40 (31.75%) IBM
6 29 (23.02%) CA
7 26 (20.63%) ServiceNow
8 23 (18.25%) Symantec
9 19 (15.08%) VMware
10 17 (13.49%) Sun
11 8 (6.35%) BEA
11 8 (6.35%) Cisco
11 8 (6.35%) F5
12 6 (4.76%) Axway
12 6 (4.76%) EMC
12 6 (4.76%) Fujitsu
13 5 (3.97%) CommVault
13 5 (3.97%) Opsware
14 4 (3.17%) arcserve
14 4 (3.17%) Cognos
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