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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 63 78 111
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +33
Contract jobs citing Solaris 77 59 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.07% 1.84% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.85% 10.23% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 21 15
Median daily rate £413 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £511 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+35.84% -
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
599 577 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.88% 18.02% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 281 331
Median daily rate £320 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £140 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £451 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £309
% change year-on-year
- +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 38
Median hourly rate £36.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £38.30 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +10 40 £463 - 1
Renfrewshire -4 20 £320 -3.03%
Glasgow -2 13 £326 -3.40% 2
Stirling - 1 £500 -
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 123 (69.89%) Unix
2 97 (55.11%) Finance
3 91 (51.70%) Migration
4 85 (48.30%) Linux
5 74 (42.05%) AIX
6 65 (36.93%) Veritas
7 60 (34.09%) HPUX
8 58 (32.95%) Oracle
9 56 (31.82%) Windows
10 54 (30.68%) Data Centre
11 44 (25.00%) Java
11 44 (25.00%) Law
12 43 (24.43%) Red Hat
13 41 (23.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 41 (23.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 40 (22.73%) Clustering
15 39 (22.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 37 (21.02%) Perl
16 37 (21.02%) SQL
16 37 (21.02%) Veritas File System
17 36 (20.45%) HP
18 32 (18.18%) Banking
19 30 (17.05%) Security Cleared
19 30 (17.05%) ITIL
20 28 (15.91%) SC Cleared
20 28 (15.91%) Microsoft
21 26 (14.77%) IBM
22 25 (14.20%) Middleware
23 20 (11.36%) Change Management
23 20 (11.36%) PowerShell

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 19 (10.80%) WebSphere
2 11 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (4.55%) Apache
3 8 (4.55%) OpenStack
4 6 (3.41%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (3.41%) JBoss
4 6 (3.41%) WebSphere Portal
5 5 (2.84%) MQSeries
5 5 (2.84%) Oracle Application Server
5 5 (2.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (2.84%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.27%) AquaLogic
6 4 (2.27%) Tuxedo
6 4 (2.27%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (1.70%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.70%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.14%) CICS
8 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.57%) IIS
9 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.27%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.80%) SAN
2 14 (7.95%) LDAP
3 9 (5.11%) WAN
4 7 (3.98%) DNS
4 7 (3.98%) HTTP
4 7 (3.98%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.41%) Internet
5 6 (3.41%) LAN
5 6 (3.41%) SSL
6 5 (2.84%) Firewall
7 4 (2.27%) DHCP
7 4 (2.27%) iSCSI
8 3 (1.70%) Skype
8 3 (1.70%) VLAN
8 3 (1.70%) VPN
9 2 (1.14%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.14%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.57%) FCoE
10 1 (0.57%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.80%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.11%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.98%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.84%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.70%) Informix
5 3 (1.70%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.70%) MySQL
5 3 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.57%) HBase
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.27%) Build Forge
2 3 (1.70%) ClearCase
2 3 (1.70%) StarTeam
General
1 97 (55.11%) Finance
2 44 (25.00%) Law
3 32 (18.18%) Banking
4 6 (3.41%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.84%) Billing
6 4 (2.27%) International Banking
7 3 (1.70%) Legal
8 2 (1.14%) French Language
8 2 (1.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 38 (21.59%) Administrator
2 29 (16.48%) Unix Administrator
3 26 (14.77%) Architect
4 25 (14.20%) Systems Administrator
5 21 (11.93%) Consultant
6 20 (11.36%) Unix Consultant
7 18 (10.23%) Infrastructure Architect
7 18 (10.23%) Solaris Administrator
7 18 (10.23%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 14 (7.95%) Solaris Consultant
9 12 (6.82%) Solaris Systems Administrator
10 9 (5.11%) Monitoring Engineer
11 8 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (4.55%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
12 5 (2.84%) DBA
12 5 (2.84%) Monitoring Specialist
12 5 (2.84%) Oracle DBA
12 5 (2.84%) Project Manager
12 5 (2.84%) Unix Engineer
13 4 (2.27%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.20%) Middleware
2 14 (7.95%) Regular Expression
3 10 (5.68%) Web Services
3 10 (5.68%) XML
4 7 (3.98%) JSON
5 6 (3.41%) J2EE
5 6 (3.41%) OAuth
6 5 (2.84%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (1.70%) LAMP
8 2 (1.14%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.57%) HTML
9 1 (0.57%) Moose
9 1 (0.57%) Rendezvous
9 1 (0.57%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 54 (30.68%) Data Centre
2 40 (22.73%) Clustering
3 17 (9.66%) Mainframe
4 6 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.41%) DataPower
4 6 (3.41%) Hedge funds
4 6 (3.41%) PKI
5 5 (2.84%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.70%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.14%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.14%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.14%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.14%) User Experience
8 1 (0.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 123 (69.89%) Unix
2 85 (48.30%) Linux
3 74 (42.05%) AIX
4 60 (34.09%) HPUX
5 56 (31.82%) Windows
6 39 (22.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (8.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (8.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (7.39%) Windows Server
9 12 (6.82%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.84%) OS/390
11 3 (1.70%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.57%) CentOS
12 1 (0.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (51.70%) Migration
2 30 (17.05%) ITIL
3 20 (11.36%) Change Management
3 20 (11.36%) Release Management
4 16 (9.09%) Service Management
5 8 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 8 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (3.98%) Capacity Management
6 7 (3.98%) Software Testing
7 6 (3.41%) Identity Management
7 6 (3.41%) RAD
8 4 (2.27%) High Availability
8 4 (2.27%) Patch Management
8 4 (2.27%) QMS
8 4 (2.27%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.27%) Supplier Management
9 3 (1.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (1.70%) Identity Access Management
9 3 (1.70%) Problem Management
9 3 (1.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (25.00%) Java
2 37 (21.02%) Perl
2 37 (21.02%) SQL
3 20 (11.36%) PowerShell
4 18 (10.23%) Korn
5 16 (9.09%) VBScript
6 13 (7.39%) Bourne shell
7 9 (5.11%) PHP
7 9 (5.11%) Python
7 9 (5.11%) Shell Script
8 8 (4.55%) C++
8 8 (4.55%) VBA
9 6 (3.41%) C
9 6 (3.41%) Ruby
10 4 (2.27%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.70%) C#
11 3 (1.70%) C-shell
11 3 (1.70%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.14%) Groovy
13 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (17.05%) Security Cleared
2 28 (15.91%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (3.41%) Degree
5 4 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.27%) CISSP
5 4 (2.27%) OCP
5 4 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (1.70%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.84%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (2.84%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (23.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 41 (23.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 37 (21.02%) Veritas File System
3 15 (8.52%) Active Directory
3 15 (8.52%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (3.98%) SRDF
6 6 (3.41%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.70%) RACF
7 3 (1.70%) Samba
7 3 (1.70%) XenApp
7 3 (1.70%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.14%) KVM
9 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.57%) NFS
9 1 (0.57%) RHEV
9 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (7.39%) SCOM
2 12 (6.82%) HP SiteScope
2 12 (6.82%) Netcool
2 12 (6.82%) Tivoli
3 10 (5.68%) NetBackup
4 8 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
5 7 (3.98%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (3.41%) Nagios
6 6 (3.41%) TADDM
7 4 (2.27%) BladeLogic
8 3 (1.70%) XenMobile
9 2 (1.14%) OVPA
9 2 (1.14%) Unicenter
10 1 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 65 (36.93%) Veritas
2 58 (32.95%) Oracle
3 43 (24.43%) Red Hat
4 36 (20.45%) HP
5 28 (15.91%) Microsoft
6 26 (14.77%) IBM
7 13 (7.39%) CA
8 12 (6.82%) EMC
8 12 (6.82%) Sun
9 9 (5.11%) VMware
10 5 (2.84%) Citrix
10 5 (2.84%) Symantec
11 4 (2.27%) Axway
11 4 (2.27%) Fujitsu
11 4 (2.27%) Sybase
12 3 (1.70%) TIBCO
13 2 (1.14%) Compuware
13 2 (1.14%) SAP
14 1 (0.57%) Cisco
14 1 (0.57%) Intel
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