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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 81 75 96
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +21
Contract jobs citing Solaris 46 62 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.04% 1.91% 1.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.56% 10.53% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 22
Median daily rate £413 £375 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £325 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £416 £389
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.67 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-1.82% -36.22%
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
481 589 580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.28% 18.14% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 300 280
Median daily rate £320 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £175 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 28
Median hourly rate £35.50 £18.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.33% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 30 August 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 August 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 -9 23 £465 +9.41% 2
Renfrewshire -1 13 £320 -3.03%
Glasgow +7 10 £413 +10.00%
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 100 (71.43%) Unix
2 73 (52.14%) Linux
3 71 (50.71%) AIX
4 68 (48.57%) Finance
5 65 (46.43%) Migration
6 56 (40.00%) HPUX
7 47 (33.57%) Windows
8 42 (30.00%) Veritas
9 40 (28.57%) Java
10 39 (27.86%) Oracle
10 39 (27.86%) Red Hat
11 35 (25.00%) HP
11 35 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 34 (24.29%) Perl
13 33 (23.57%) Data Centre
14 31 (22.14%) ITIL
14 31 (22.14%) Security Cleared
15 30 (21.43%) Law
16 29 (20.71%) SC Cleared
17 28 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 28 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 28 (20.00%) Clustering
18 27 (19.29%) IBM
19 25 (17.86%) SQL
19 25 (17.86%) Banking
20 24 (17.14%) Veritas File System
21 23 (16.43%) Microsoft
22 19 (13.57%) SAN
23 18 (12.86%) Change Management
23 18 (12.86%) Release Management

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 (11.43%) WebSphere
2 12 (8.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (5.71%) Apache
3 8 (5.71%) OpenStack
4 6 (4.29%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (4.29%) JBoss
4 6 (4.29%) MQSeries
4 6 (4.29%) WebSphere Portal
5 5 (3.57%) Oracle Application Server
5 5 (3.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (3.57%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.86%) AquaLogic
6 4 (2.86%) Tuxedo
6 4 (2.86%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.43%) CICS
8 1 (0.71%) IIS
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.86%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.57%) SAN
2 10 (7.14%) LDAP
3 9 (6.43%) WAN
4 7 (5.00%) HTTP
4 7 (5.00%) SSL
5 5 (3.57%) LAN
5 5 (3.57%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.86%) DNS
6 4 (2.86%) Internet
6 4 (2.86%) iSCSI
7 3 (2.14%) Firewall
7 3 (2.14%) VLAN
8 2 (1.43%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.43%) VPN
9 1 (0.71%) DHCP
9 1 (0.71%) FCoE
9 1 (0.71%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.71%) Multicast
9 1 (0.71%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.29%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.57%) RDBMS
3 5 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.14%) MySQL
5 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.71%) HBase
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (2.86%) Build Forge
2 3 (2.14%) ClearCase
2 3 (2.14%) StarTeam
General
1 68 (48.57%) Finance
2 30 (21.43%) Law
3 25 (17.86%) Banking
4 5 (3.57%) Billing
5 4 (2.86%) International Banking
6 3 (2.14%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.43%) French Language
7 2 (1.43%) German Language
8 1 (0.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (20.71%) Administrator
2 22 (15.71%) Unix Administrator
3 18 (12.86%) Architect
3 18 (12.86%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (10.00%) Consultant
5 13 (9.29%) Solaris Administrator
5 13 (9.29%) Unix Consultant
5 13 (9.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 12 (8.57%) Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (7.14%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 9 (6.43%) Monitoring Engineer
8 9 (6.43%) Solaris Consultant
9 8 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (5.71%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
10 5 (3.57%) DBA
10 5 (3.57%) Monitoring Specialist
10 5 (3.57%) Oracle DBA
11 4 (2.86%) Support Specialist
11 4 (2.86%) Systems Support
11 4 (2.86%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.43%) Middleware
2 14 (10.00%) Regular Expression
3 9 (6.43%) XML
4 8 (5.71%) JSON
5 7 (5.00%) Web Services
6 6 (4.29%) J2EE
7 5 (3.57%) IBM Integration Bus
8 3 (2.14%) LAMP
8 3 (2.14%) OAuth
9 2 (1.43%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.71%) HTML
10 1 (0.71%) Rendezvous
10 1 (0.71%) Software Packaging
10 1 (0.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (23.57%) Data Centre
2 28 (20.00%) Clustering
3 12 (8.57%) Mainframe
4 6 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.29%) DataPower
5 5 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.14%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.14%) PKI
6 3 (2.14%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.43%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.43%) User Experience
8 1 (0.71%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.71%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 100 (71.43%) Unix
2 73 (52.14%) Linux
3 71 (50.71%) AIX
4 56 (40.00%) HPUX
5 47 (33.57%) Windows
6 35 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (9.29%) Windows XP
10 10 (7.14%) Windows Server
11 5 (3.57%) OS/390
12 3 (2.14%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.71%) CentOS
13 1 (0.71%) i5/OS
13 1 (0.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.71%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (46.43%) Migration
2 31 (22.14%) ITIL
3 18 (12.86%) Change Management
3 18 (12.86%) Release Management
4 16 (11.43%) Service Management
5 8 (5.71%) Configuration Management
5 8 (5.71%) Software Testing
6 7 (5.00%) Capacity Management
7 6 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (2.86%) High Availability
8 4 (2.86%) Patch Management
8 4 (2.86%) QMS
8 4 (2.86%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (2.14%) Identity Management
9 3 (2.14%) Problem Management
9 3 (2.14%) RAD
9 3 (2.14%) Unit Testing
10 2 (1.43%) Information Security
10 2 (1.43%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 40 (28.57%) Java
2 34 (24.29%) Perl
3 25 (17.86%) SQL
4 17 (12.14%) Korn
4 17 (12.14%) PowerShell
5 16 (11.43%) VBScript
6 13 (9.29%) Bourne shell
7 10 (7.14%) PHP
7 10 (7.14%) Python
8 9 (6.43%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.29%) C
9 6 (4.29%) C++
10 4 (2.86%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.14%) C-shell
11 3 (2.14%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.14%) Ruby
11 3 (2.14%) VBA
12 2 (1.43%) Groovy
13 1 (0.71%) C#
Qualifications
1 31 (22.14%) Security Cleared
2 29 (20.71%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.86%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (4.29%) Degree
5 4 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.86%) OCP
5 4 (2.86%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.43%) CISSP
7 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.71%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.57%) SLA
2 4 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 28 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 28 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 24 (17.14%) Veritas File System
3 8 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (5.00%) SRDF
5 6 (4.29%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (2.14%) Samba
7 2 (1.43%) KVM
7 2 (1.43%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.71%) NFS
8 1 (0.71%) RACF
8 1 (0.71%) RHEV
8 1 (0.71%) Xen
8 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (9.29%) SCOM
2 12 (8.57%) HP SiteScope
2 12 (8.57%) Netcool
2 12 (8.57%) Tivoli
3 10 (7.14%) NetBackup
4 8 (5.71%) Oracle RMAN
5 7 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (2.86%) BladeLogic
7 3 (2.14%) Nagios
7 3 (2.14%) TADDM
8 2 (1.43%) OVPA
8 2 (1.43%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.71%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (30.00%) Veritas
2 39 (27.86%) Oracle
2 39 (27.86%) Red Hat
3 35 (25.00%) HP
4 27 (19.29%) IBM
5 23 (16.43%) Microsoft
6 13 (9.29%) CA
6 13 (9.29%) EMC
7 9 (6.43%) Sun
8 7 (5.00%) VMware
9 6 (4.29%) Symantec
10 4 (2.86%) Axway
10 4 (2.86%) Fujitsu
11 3 (2.14%) Citrix
12 2 (1.43%) Compuware
12 2 (1.43%) Cyber-Ark
12 2 (1.43%) SAP
13 1 (0.71%) Cisco
13 1 (0.71%) NetApp
13 1 (0.71%) Sybase
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