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 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 18 47 61
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +14
Contract jobs citing Solaris 136 41 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 9.90% 3.73% 1.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.94% 15.30% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 25 4
Median daily rate £305 £550 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.54% +62.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £310 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £635 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-9.62% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 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 £37.25 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-3.35% -11.30%
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
568 268 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 41.34% 24.41% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 146 121
Median daily rate £320 £388 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.41% +39.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £227 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £575 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 29
Median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +55.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £43.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +30 128 £305 -41.90% 4
Durham +9 5 £300 -
Northumberland - 1 £300 -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 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 North East region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 220 (86.27%) Unix
2 166 (65.10%) AIX
3 139 (54.51%) Linux
4 136 (53.33%) ITIL
5 129 (50.59%) Windows
6 108 (42.35%) Oracle
7 104 (40.78%) HP
8 103 (40.39%) Microsoft
9 100 (39.22%) Security Cleared
10 90 (35.29%) Root Cause Analysis
10 90 (35.29%) Change Management
11 85 (33.33%) Windows Server
12 81 (31.76%) Service Delivery
12 81 (31.76%) Release Management
13 80 (31.37%) Problem Management
14 79 (30.98%) SC Cleared
15 70 (27.45%) Red Hat
16 69 (27.06%) WebLogic
17 68 (26.67%) HPUX
18 66 (25.88%) Incident Management
18 66 (25.88%) BPSS Clearance
19 60 (23.53%) Middleware
20 58 (22.75%) SLA
21 57 (22.35%) QMS
22 55 (21.57%) Java
23 53 (20.78%) Sun
24 52 (20.39%) Perl
24 52 (20.39%) ServiceNow
25 50 (19.61%) Configuration Management
26 48 (18.82%) IBM

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 69 (27.06%) WebLogic
2 33 (12.94%) Apache
2 33 (12.94%) Oracle Application Server
3 25 (9.80%) MQSeries
4 24 (9.41%) iPlanet
4 24 (9.41%) Tuxedo
5 22 (8.63%) WebSphere
6 21 (8.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 21 (8.24%) WebSphere Application Server
7 16 (6.27%) Tomcat
8 15 (5.88%) JBoss
9 14 (5.49%) AquaLogic
10 12 (4.71%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.78%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 14 (5.49%) OpenText MBPM
Communications & Networking
1 40 (15.69%) TCP/IP
2 38 (14.90%) SAN
3 34 (13.33%) Firewall
4 28 (10.98%) WAN
5 23 (9.02%) LDAP
6 15 (5.88%) DNS
7 14 (5.49%) SSL
8 13 (5.10%) iSCSI
8 13 (5.10%) LAN
8 13 (5.10%) VPN
9 8 (3.14%) BIG-IP
10 5 (1.96%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.78%) FTP
11 2 (0.78%) NAS
11 2 (0.78%) SSH
12 1 (0.39%) BGP
12 1 (0.39%) HTTP
12 1 (0.39%) Internet
12 1 (0.39%) MPLS
12 1 (0.39%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.49%) MySQL
2 9 (3.53%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.57%) DB2
4 3 (1.18%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.39%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (5.10%) ClearCase
1 13 (5.10%) StarTeam
2 10 (3.92%) GCC
2 10 (3.92%) GDB
3 7 (2.75%) ProC
General
1 4 (1.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (0.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (17.65%) Unix Engineer
2 39 (15.29%) Support Engineer
3 35 (13.73%) Administrator
4 27 (10.59%) Support Specialist
5 23 (9.02%) Solaris Engineer
6 21 (8.24%) Backup Engineer
6 21 (8.24%) Systems Administrator
7 20 (7.84%) Unix Support
8 18 (7.06%) Middleware Engineer
8 18 (7.06%) Solaris Administrator
9 17 (6.67%) Unix Support Engineer
10 16 (6.27%) Storage Engineer
11 15 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
11 15 (5.88%) Storage and Backup Engineer
12 14 (5.49%) Developer
13 13 (5.10%) Unix Administrator
14 12 (4.71%) AIX Engineer
15 10 (3.92%) Project Engineer
15 10 (3.92%) Solaris Systems Administrator
15 10 (3.92%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (23.53%) Middleware
2 38 (14.90%) J2EE
3 21 (8.24%) IBM Integration Bus
4 13 (5.10%) LAMP
5 8 (3.14%) JSP
6 5 (1.96%) Regular Expression
7 4 (1.57%) Web Services
7 4 (1.57%) XML
8 3 (1.18%) JSON
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 1 (0.39%) .NET
10 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.39%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.59%) Computer Science
2 26 (10.20%) Clustering
3 16 (6.27%) Mainframe
4 10 (3.92%) HACMP
5 8 (3.14%) IBM Mainframe
6 7 (2.75%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.35%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.57%) CLARiiON
8 4 (1.57%) Tandem
9 3 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.78%) Grid Computing
10 2 (0.78%) HP Storage
10 2 (0.78%) HP StoreVirtual
11 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.39%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.39%) User Experience
11 1 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 220 (86.27%) Unix
2 166 (65.10%) AIX
3 139 (54.51%) Linux
4 129 (50.59%) Windows
5 85 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 68 (26.67%) HPUX
7 30 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (8.24%) OS/390
9 17 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (3.53%) SUSE
11 8 (3.14%) zOS
12 5 (1.96%) CentOS
12 5 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (1.57%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (53.33%) ITIL
2 90 (35.29%) Change Management
2 90 (35.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 81 (31.76%) Release Management
3 81 (31.76%) Service Delivery
4 80 (31.37%) Problem Management
5 66 (25.88%) Incident Management
6 57 (22.35%) QMS
7 50 (19.61%) Configuration Management
8 35 (13.73%) Quality Management
9 29 (11.37%) High Availability
9 29 (11.37%) SOA
10 22 (8.63%) Migration
11 19 (7.45%) Service Management
12 17 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (6.67%) Security Management
13 16 (6.27%) Load Balancing
14 15 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
15 14 (5.49%) Unit Testing
16 12 (4.71%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 55 (21.57%) Java
2 52 (20.39%) Perl
3 33 (12.94%) C
4 32 (12.55%) SQL
5 26 (10.20%) C++
6 22 (8.63%) Bash Shell
6 22 (8.63%) Korn
7 17 (6.67%) Shell Script
8 16 (6.27%) C-shell
9 10 (3.92%) C#
10 8 (3.14%) PHP
10 8 (3.14%) VB
11 7 (2.75%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.75%) Python
12 5 (1.96%) VBScript
13 4 (1.57%) Bourne shell
13 4 (1.57%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.57%) Ruby
14 1 (0.39%) Groovy
14 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 100 (39.22%) Security Cleared
2 79 (30.98%) SC Cleared
3 66 (25.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 28 (10.98%) Degree
5 14 (5.49%) AAT
6 10 (3.92%) IBM AIX Certification
7 5 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.39%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.39%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (22.75%) SLA
2 44 (17.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 36 (14.12%) ISO 9001
4 8 (3.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 29 (11.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (5.88%) Samba
3 14 (5.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 10 (3.92%) Firmware
4 10 (3.92%) GPFS
5 8 (3.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (1.57%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.78%) KVM
8 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.39%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 36 (14.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 35 (13.73%) Tivoli
3 30 (11.76%) NetBackup
4 25 (9.80%) HP Data Protector
5 15 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (1.96%) Legato
6 5 (1.96%) Oracle ZFS
6 5 (1.96%) Simpana
7 4 (1.57%) OpenView
7 4 (1.57%) Puppet
7 4 (1.57%) PureDisk
8 3 (1.18%) Netcool
8 3 (1.18%) SCOM
9 2 (0.78%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.78%) HP SiteScope
10 1 (0.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.39%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 108 (42.35%) Oracle
2 104 (40.78%) HP
3 103 (40.39%) Microsoft
4 70 (27.45%) Red Hat
5 53 (20.78%) Sun
6 52 (20.39%) ServiceNow
7 48 (18.82%) IBM
8 46 (18.04%) CA
9 37 (14.51%) VMware
10 30 (11.76%) Symantec
11 25 (9.80%) Cisco
11 25 (9.80%) F5
12 16 (6.27%) Veritas
13 14 (5.49%) Axway
14 13 (5.10%) Fujitsu
15 8 (3.14%) BEA
15 8 (3.14%) EMC
16 5 (1.96%) Citrix
16 5 (1.96%) CommVault
16 5 (1.96%) Opsware
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