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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 57 97 82
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -15
Contract jobs citing Solaris 93 41 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.20% 1.41% 1.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.47% 7.26% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 28
Median daily rate £387 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.20% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £317 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £501 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £387 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+41.50% -
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
811 565 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.88% 19.46% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 289 329
Median daily rate £355 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 47 39
Median hourly rate £36.75 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.25%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +28 54 £450 - 2
Renfrewshire -19 23 £325 -
Glasgow -7 7 £326 -1.21% 3
Stirling +2 1 £500 -
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 113 (70.63%) Unix
2 98 (61.25%) Finance
3 92 (57.50%) Migration
4 77 (48.13%) Linux
5 67 (41.88%) Veritas
6 62 (38.75%) Oracle
7 60 (37.50%) AIX
8 57 (35.63%) Data Centre
9 49 (30.63%) Windows
9 49 (30.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 48 (30.00%) HPUX
11 45 (28.13%) Law
12 42 (26.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 42 (26.25%) Veritas File System
12 42 (26.25%) Clustering
13 37 (23.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 36 (22.50%) Red Hat
15 34 (21.25%) Java
16 32 (20.00%) SQL
17 28 (17.50%) Microsoft
18 26 (16.25%) HP
19 25 (15.63%) Middleware
19 25 (15.63%) Perl
19 25 (15.63%) Banking
20 23 (14.38%) ITIL
20 23 (14.38%) Change Management
21 22 (13.75%) SQL Server
21 22 (13.75%) WebSphere
22 21 (13.13%) SAN
23 20 (12.50%) IBM

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 22 (13.75%) WebSphere
2 10 (6.25%) Apache
2 10 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (4.38%) OpenStack
4 5 (3.13%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (3.13%) MQSeries
4 5 (3.13%) Oracle Application Server
4 5 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (3.13%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.13%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (2.50%) AquaLogic
5 4 (2.50%) IIS
5 4 (2.50%) JBoss
5 4 (2.50%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.50%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.50%) Tuxedo
5 4 (2.50%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (1.88%) iPlanet
6 3 (1.88%) WebSphere Process Server
7 2 (1.25%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (1.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.13%) SAN
2 12 (7.50%) LDAP
3 10 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 9 (5.63%) Firewall
4 9 (5.63%) WAN
5 8 (5.00%) LAN
6 7 (4.38%) DNS
7 5 (3.13%) DHCP
7 5 (3.13%) SSL
7 5 (3.13%) VLAN
8 3 (1.88%) HTTP
8 3 (1.88%) Internet
8 3 (1.88%) iSCSI
8 3 (1.88%) Skype
9 2 (1.25%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.25%) VPN
10 1 (0.63%) FCoE
10 1 (0.63%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.63%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.63%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.88%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.38%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.50%) Informix
5 4 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.25%) MySQL
7 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.63%) HBase
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Build Forge
2 2 (1.25%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.25%) StarTeam
General
1 98 (61.25%) Finance
2 45 (28.13%) Law
3 25 (15.63%) Banking
4 7 (4.38%) Legal
5 6 (3.75%) Financial Institution
6 5 (3.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 38 (23.75%) Administrator
2 30 (18.75%) Unix Administrator
3 26 (16.25%) Consultant
3 26 (16.25%) Systems Administrator
4 22 (13.75%) Architect
4 22 (13.75%) Unix Consultant
5 20 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 19 (11.88%) Solaris Consultant
7 18 (11.25%) Solaris Administrator
8 15 (9.38%) Infrastructure Architect
9 12 (7.50%) Solaris Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.38%) Analyst
10 7 (4.38%) Security Analyst
11 6 (3.75%) DBA
11 6 (3.75%) Monitoring Engineer
11 6 (3.75%) Oracle DBA
11 6 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.75%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
12 5 (3.13%) Monitoring Specialist
12 5 (3.13%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.63%) Middleware
2 15 (9.38%) Web Services
3 11 (6.88%) Regular Expression
4 6 (3.75%) OAuth
5 5 (3.13%) IBM Integration Bus
5 5 (3.13%) J2EE
6 3 (1.88%) LAMP
6 3 (1.88%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (1.88%) XML
7 2 (1.25%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.63%) HTML
8 1 (0.63%) Moose
8 1 (0.63%) Rendezvous
8 1 (0.63%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 57 (35.63%) Data Centre
2 42 (26.25%) Clustering
3 14 (8.75%) Mainframe
4 6 (3.75%) Hedge funds
4 6 (3.75%) PKI
5 5 (3.13%) DataPower
6 3 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.25%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.25%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.25%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.25%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.25%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 113 (70.63%) Unix
2 77 (48.13%) Linux
3 60 (37.50%) AIX
4 49 (30.63%) Windows
5 48 (30.00%) HPUX
6 37 (23.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (8.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (8.13%) Windows Server
8 13 (8.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (6.25%) Windows XP
10 5 (3.13%) OS/390
11 3 (1.88%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.88%) zOS
12 1 (0.63%) CentOS
12 1 (0.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (57.50%) Migration
2 23 (14.38%) Change Management
2 23 (14.38%) ITIL
3 18 (11.25%) Release Management
4 12 (7.50%) Service Management
5 8 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (4.38%) Configuration Management
6 7 (4.38%) Patch Management
7 6 (3.75%) Identity Management
7 6 (3.75%) Process Improvement
7 6 (3.75%) RAD
8 5 (3.13%) Capacity Management
9 4 (2.50%) High Availability
9 4 (2.50%) QMS
9 4 (2.50%) Service Delivery
9 4 (2.50%) Supplier Management
10 3 (1.88%) PRINCE2
10 3 (1.88%) Problem Management
10 3 (1.88%) Programme Management
10 3 (1.88%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.25%) Java
2 32 (20.00%) SQL
3 25 (15.63%) Perl
4 16 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 14 (8.75%) Korn
6 11 (6.88%) VBScript
7 10 (6.25%) Bourne shell
8 8 (5.00%) VBA
9 7 (4.38%) C++
10 6 (3.75%) Ruby
11 5 (3.13%) C
11 5 (3.13%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.88%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.25%) C#
13 2 (1.25%) C-shell
13 2 (1.25%) JavaScript
13 2 (1.25%) Python
14 1 (0.63%) Groovy
14 1 (0.63%) PHP
14 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 18 (11.25%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.63%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (4.38%) CISSP
5 6 (3.75%) Degree
6 4 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (2.50%) OCP
6 4 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (1.88%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (30.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 42 (26.25%) Veritas File System
2 42 (26.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 13 (8.13%) Active Directory
4 10 (6.25%) SRDF
5 9 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (3.75%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.88%) RACF
7 3 (1.88%) XenApp
7 3 (1.88%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.25%) KVM
8 2 (1.25%) Samba
9 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.63%) NFS
9 1 (0.63%) RHEV
9 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (6.88%) EMC NetWorker
1 11 (6.88%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (6.25%) Netcool
2 10 (6.25%) SCOM
2 10 (6.25%) Tivoli
3 9 (5.63%) HP SiteScope
3 9 (5.63%) NetBackup
4 6 (3.75%) Nagios
4 6 (3.75%) TADDM
5 4 (2.50%) BladeLogic
6 3 (1.88%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.63%) SCCM
7 1 (0.63%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 67 (41.88%) Veritas
2 62 (38.75%) Oracle
3 36 (22.50%) Red Hat
4 28 (17.50%) Microsoft
5 26 (16.25%) HP
6 20 (12.50%) IBM
7 12 (7.50%) EMC
8 10 (6.25%) CA
9 9 (5.63%) Sun
9 9 (5.63%) VMware
10 5 (3.13%) Citrix
11 4 (2.50%) Axway
11 4 (2.50%) Fujitsu
11 4 (2.50%) Sybase
12 3 (1.88%) TIBCO
13 2 (1.25%) Cisco
14 1 (0.63%) Compuware
14 1 (0.63%) Intel
14 1 (0.63%) NetApp
14 1 (0.63%) SAP
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