The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 83 95 96
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs citing Solaris 39 41 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.79% 1.28% 1.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.49% 7.02% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 24
Median daily rate £326 £375 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.20% +9.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £498 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -26.00%
Solaris
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
521 584 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.93% 18.25% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 304 308
Median daily rate £310 £339 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.48% +12.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £200 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 32
Median hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £55.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Solaris
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

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

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 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
Edinburgh +4 14 £475 +11.76%
Renfrewshire -14 13 £320 -3.03%
Glasgow +13 9 £351 +6.43% 2
East Ayrshire - 3 - -
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

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 Scotland region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 89 (65.93%) Unix
2 81 (60.00%) Linux
3 74 (54.81%) AIX
4 59 (43.70%) HPUX
5 52 (38.52%) Migration
6 51 (37.78%) Finance
7 43 (31.85%) Windows
8 42 (31.11%) Oracle
9 37 (27.41%) Java
9 37 (27.41%) Red Hat
10 35 (25.93%) HP
10 35 (25.93%) Security Cleared
11 34 (25.19%) Perl
12 33 (24.44%) Veritas
12 33 (24.44%) SC Cleared
12 33 (24.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 32 (23.70%) SQL
14 31 (22.96%) ITIL
15 30 (22.22%) IBM
16 27 (20.00%) Banking
17 26 (19.26%) SAN
18 23 (17.04%) Microsoft
19 21 (15.56%) Clustering
19 21 (15.56%) Data Centre
20 19 (14.07%) Law
20 19 (14.07%) Tivoli
20 19 (14.07%) Netcool
20 19 (14.07%) SQL Server
21 17 (12.59%) Change Management
21 17 (12.59%) Korn

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 16 (11.85%) WebSphere
2 12 (8.89%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (5.93%) Apache
3 8 (5.93%) OpenStack
4 6 (4.44%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (4.44%) JBoss
4 6 (4.44%) MQSeries
4 6 (4.44%) WebSphere Portal
5 5 (3.70%) Oracle Application Server
5 5 (3.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (3.70%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.96%) AquaLogic
6 4 (2.96%) Tuxedo
6 4 (2.96%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.48%) CICS
8 1 (0.74%) IIS
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (19.26%) SAN
2 9 (6.67%) WAN
3 8 (5.93%) NAS
4 7 (5.19%) HTTP
4 7 (5.19%) IPsec
4 7 (5.19%) LDAP
4 7 (5.19%) SSL
5 5 (3.70%) LAN
5 5 (3.70%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.96%) DNS
6 4 (2.96%) Internet
6 4 (2.96%) iSCSI
7 3 (2.22%) Firewall
7 3 (2.22%) VLAN
8 2 (1.48%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.48%) VPN
9 1 (0.74%) DHCP
9 1 (0.74%) FCoE
9 1 (0.74%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.74%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.07%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 5 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.22%) MySQL
5 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.74%) HBase
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Build Forge
2 3 (2.22%) ClearCase
2 3 (2.22%) StarTeam
General
1 51 (37.78%) Finance
2 27 (20.00%) Banking
3 19 (14.07%) Law
4 5 (3.70%) Billing
5 4 (2.96%) International Banking
6 2 (1.48%) French Language
6 2 (1.48%) German Language
7 1 (0.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (20.00%) Administrator
2 21 (15.56%) Unix Administrator
3 18 (13.33%) Architect
4 16 (11.85%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (10.37%) Solaris Administrator
6 12 (8.89%) Infrastructure Architect
6 12 (8.89%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 11 (8.15%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 9 (6.67%) Consultant
8 9 (6.67%) Monitoring Engineer
9 8 (5.93%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (5.93%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
10 7 (5.19%) Unix Consultant
11 6 (4.44%) Integration Engineer
12 5 (3.70%) DBA
12 5 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
12 5 (3.70%) Linux Specialist
12 5 (3.70%) Monitoring Specialist
12 5 (3.70%) Oracle DBA
12 5 (3.70%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.85%) Middleware
2 14 (10.37%) Regular Expression
3 9 (6.67%) XML
4 8 (5.93%) JSON
5 6 (4.44%) J2EE
6 5 (3.70%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (2.96%) Web Services
8 3 (2.22%) LAMP
9 2 (1.48%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.74%) HTML
10 1 (0.74%) Rendezvous
10 1 (0.74%) Software Packaging
10 1 (0.74%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.56%) Clustering
1 21 (15.56%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.15%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.93%) Mainframe
5 6 (4.44%) DataPower
6 5 (3.70%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.22%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.48%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.48%) User Experience
9 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 89 (65.93%) Unix
2 81 (60.00%) Linux
3 74 (54.81%) AIX
4 59 (43.70%) HPUX
5 43 (31.85%) Windows
6 33 (24.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (11.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (9.63%) Windows XP
10 10 (7.41%) Windows Server
11 5 (3.70%) OS/390
12 3 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (2.22%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.74%) CentOS
13 1 (0.74%) i5/OS
13 1 (0.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.74%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (38.52%) Migration
2 31 (22.96%) ITIL
3 17 (12.59%) Change Management
3 17 (12.59%) Release Management
4 16 (11.85%) Service Management
5 15 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 9 (6.67%) Software Distribution
7 8 (5.93%) Server Building
7 8 (5.93%) Software Testing
8 7 (5.19%) Capacity Management
8 7 (5.19%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (2.96%) High Availability
10 4 (2.96%) Patch Management
10 4 (2.96%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (2.96%) QMS
11 3 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (2.22%) Problem Management
11 3 (2.22%) Unit Testing
12 2 (1.48%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 37 (27.41%) Java
2 34 (25.19%) Perl
3 32 (23.70%) SQL
4 17 (12.59%) Korn
5 16 (11.85%) VBScript
6 15 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 14 (10.37%) PowerShell
8 13 (9.63%) Bourne shell
9 10 (7.41%) PHP
9 10 (7.41%) Python
10 7 (5.19%) Bash Shell
11 6 (4.44%) C
11 6 (4.44%) C++
12 3 (2.22%) C-shell
12 3 (2.22%) JavaScript
13 2 (1.48%) Groovy
14 1 (0.74%) C#
Qualifications
1 35 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 33 (24.44%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.89%) Degree
4 11 (8.15%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.96%) OCP
5 4 (2.96%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.48%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.70%) SLA
2 4 (2.96%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 15 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 12 (8.89%) Active Directory
3 11 (8.15%) Veritas File System
4 9 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (5.19%) SRDF
5 7 (5.19%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (2.96%) NFS
8 3 (2.22%) Samba
9 2 (1.48%) KVM
9 2 (1.48%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.74%) RHEV
10 1 (0.74%) Xen
10 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (14.07%) Netcool
1 19 (14.07%) Tivoli
2 13 (9.63%) SCOM
3 12 (8.89%) HP SiteScope
4 10 (7.41%) NetBackup
5 8 (5.93%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (5.19%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (5.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (2.96%) BladeLogic
8 3 (2.22%) QRadar
9 2 (1.48%) OVPA
9 2 (1.48%) Unicenter
10 1 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (31.11%) Oracle
2 37 (27.41%) Red Hat
3 35 (25.93%) HP
4 33 (24.44%) Veritas
5 30 (22.22%) IBM
6 23 (17.04%) Microsoft
7 13 (9.63%) CA
8 12 (8.89%) EMC
8 12 (8.89%) Sun
9 10 (7.41%) Citrix
9 10 (7.41%) VMware
10 6 (4.44%) Symantec
11 4 (2.96%) Axway
11 4 (2.96%) Fujitsu
11 4 (2.96%) NetApp
12 3 (2.22%) CommVault
12 3 (2.22%) Splunk
13 2 (1.48%) Canon
13 2 (1.48%) Compuware
13 2 (1.48%) Cyber-Ark
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