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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK / Scotland
Rank 85 95 79
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Contract jobs citing Solaris 17 32 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.02% 1.26% 1.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.34% 5.83% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 19
Median daily rate £400 £400 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £360 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.50 £37.63
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +20.93%

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
392 549 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.50% 21.55% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 276 266
Median daily rate £350 £338 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £132 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 10 16
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £126.25 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Glasgow +10 8 £413 -2.94% 1
South Ayrshire - 5 £263 -
Edinburgh -1 3 - - 1
West Lothian -4 1 £525 +22.09%
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 39 (86.67%) Linux
2 25 (55.56%) Unix
3 19 (42.22%) Oracle
4 18 (40.00%) AIX
4 18 (40.00%) IBM
5 17 (37.78%) Bash Shell
6 16 (35.56%) Sun
6 16 (35.56%) Shell Script
6 16 (35.56%) VMware
7 12 (26.67%) CommVault
7 12 (26.67%) NetApp
7 12 (26.67%) NFS
7 12 (26.67%) Oracle Linux
8 11 (24.44%) SC Cleared
8 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
8 11 (24.44%) Active Directory
9 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (20.00%) Clustering
10 9 (20.00%) HPUX
10 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 9 (20.00%) Windows
11 8 (17.78%) Perl
11 8 (17.78%) SQL
11 8 (17.78%) Veritas
11 8 (17.78%) Citrix
11 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
11 8 (17.78%) Canon
12 7 (15.56%) Software Distribution
12 7 (15.56%) Server Building
12 7 (15.56%) NAS

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 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.44%) Apache
2 2 (4.44%) iPlanet
2 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) JBoss
3 1 (2.22%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.22%) Tuxedo
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (2.22%) PeopleSoft HCM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) Firewall
1 7 (15.56%) IPsec
1 7 (15.56%) NAS
1 7 (15.56%) SAN
2 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.89%) Internet
3 4 (8.89%) Network Security
4 3 (6.67%) LDAP
5 2 (4.44%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (2.22%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.22%) SSL
6 1 (2.22%) VLAN
6 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Ant
1 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.22%) JMeter
1 1 (2.22%) JUnit
1 1 (2.22%) Maven
1 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 7 (15.56%) Banking
2 5 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Law
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Administrator
2 10 (22.22%) Unix Administrator
3 8 (17.78%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (15.56%) Solaris Administrator
5 6 (13.33%) Integration Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Unix Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (8.89%) Consultant
7 4 (8.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.89%) Unix Scripter
8 3 (6.67%) Active Directory Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) AIX Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Linux Specialist
8 3 (6.67%) Product Specialist
8 3 (6.67%) Security Specialist
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Unix Specialist
8 3 (6.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.67%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) J2EE
1 2 (4.44%) Middleware
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 2 (4.44%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.22%) JPA
2 1 (2.22%) JSON
2 1 (2.22%) JSP
2 1 (2.22%) Kafka
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.22%) RESTful
2 1 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.22%) SOAP
2 1 (2.22%) Spring
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Clustering
2 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.22%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (2.22%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (2.22%) RIA
6 1 (2.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 39 (86.67%) Linux
2 25 (55.56%) Unix
3 18 (40.00%) AIX
4 12 (26.67%) Oracle Linux
5 9 (20.00%) HPUX
5 9 (20.00%) Windows
6 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.44%) SUSE
9 1 (2.22%) Android
9 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.22%) CentOS
9 1 (2.22%) i5/OS
9 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
9 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
2 7 (15.56%) Server Building
2 7 (15.56%) Software Distribution
3 4 (8.89%) Risk Management
4 3 (6.67%) ITIL
4 3 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (6.67%) Process Improvement
4 3 (6.67%) Project Management
4 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.44%) Migration
5 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.22%) High Availability
6 1 (2.22%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.22%) OOP
6 1 (2.22%) Open Source
6 1 (2.22%) Six Sigma
6 1 (2.22%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.22%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (37.78%) Bash Shell
2 16 (35.56%) Shell Script
3 8 (17.78%) Perl
3 8 (17.78%) SQL
4 4 (8.89%) Java
4 4 (8.89%) Korn
5 2 (4.44%) Python
6 1 (2.22%) PHP
6 1 (2.22%) Ruby
6 1 (2.22%) SQR
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) SC Cleared
1 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.33%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.22%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (26.67%) NFS
2 11 (24.44%) Active Directory
3 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.89%) PowerHA
4 4 (8.89%) vSphere
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Flume
5 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.22%) KVM
5 1 (2.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Netcool
1 7 (15.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 7 (15.56%) Tivoli
2 3 (6.67%) QRadar
3 2 (4.44%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.22%) Ansible
4 1 (2.22%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.22%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.22%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.22%) logstash
4 1 (2.22%) Puppet
4 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) Oracle
2 18 (40.00%) IBM
3 16 (35.56%) Sun
3 16 (35.56%) VMware
4 12 (26.67%) CommVault
4 12 (26.67%) NetApp
5 8 (17.78%) Canon
5 8 (17.78%) Citrix
5 8 (17.78%) Veritas
6 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.67%) HP
7 3 (6.67%) Splunk
8 2 (4.44%) CA
8 2 (4.44%) Cisco
8 2 (4.44%) F5
8 2 (4.44%) ForgeRock
8 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.22%) BEA
9 1 (2.22%) Dell
9 1 (2.22%) EMC
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