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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 87 99 87
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs citing Solaris 33 27 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.69% 0.96% 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.68% 4.46% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 28
Median daily rate £325 £428 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.97% +22.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £354 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £444 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £23.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+117.39% -42.50%
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
494 605 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.33% 21.40% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 290 297
Median daily rate £318 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.78% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £159 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £435 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 20
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £100.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
South Ayrshire - 10 £238 -
Glasgow +10 9 £400 - 1
Renfrewshire - 7 £320 -
Edinburgh +6 4 - -
East Ayrshire - 3 - -
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 55 (80.88%) Linux
2 42 (61.76%) Unix
3 40 (58.82%) AIX
4 26 (38.24%) HPUX
5 23 (33.82%) IBM
6 21 (30.88%) Oracle
6 21 (30.88%) Shell Script
7 19 (27.94%) SC Cleared
7 19 (27.94%) Security Cleared
8 18 (26.47%) Bash Shell
8 18 (26.47%) Perl
8 18 (26.47%) Windows
9 17 (25.00%) Java
9 17 (25.00%) VMware
10 16 (23.53%) SQL
11 15 (22.06%) Sun
12 13 (19.12%) HP
12 13 (19.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (17.65%) Oracle Linux
13 12 (17.65%) Banking
13 12 (17.65%) NFS
13 12 (17.65%) CommVault
13 12 (17.65%) NetApp
13 12 (17.65%) Finance
14 11 (16.18%) Red Hat
14 11 (16.18%) Active Directory
14 11 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
16 9 (13.24%) Configuration Management
16 9 (13.24%) Migration

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 6 (8.82%) WebSphere
2 5 (7.35%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (5.88%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (5.88%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (4.41%) JBoss
5 2 (2.94%) Apache
5 2 (2.94%) iPlanet
5 2 (2.94%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.47%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.24%) SAN
2 7 (10.29%) Firewall
2 7 (10.29%) Internet
2 7 (10.29%) IPsec
2 7 (10.29%) NAS
2 7 (10.29%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.88%) HTTP
3 4 (5.88%) Network Security
3 4 (5.88%) WAN
4 3 (4.41%) LDAP
5 2 (2.94%) LAN
5 2 (2.94%) SSL
5 2 (2.94%) VLAN
6 1 (1.47%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.47%) DNS
6 1 (1.47%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.47%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.47%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.47%) MySQL
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.47%) StarTeam
General
1 12 (17.65%) Banking
1 12 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) French Language
2 2 (2.94%) German Language
2 2 (2.94%) Law
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (23.53%) Administrator
2 11 (16.18%) Unix Administrator
3 10 (14.71%) Architect
4 8 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (10.29%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (10.29%) Solaris Administrator
6 6 (8.82%) Integration Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Unix Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (7.35%) Linux Specialist
7 5 (7.35%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Unix Specialist
8 4 (5.88%) Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.88%) Unix Scripter
9 3 (4.41%) Product Specialist
9 3 (4.41%) Security Specialist
9 3 (4.41%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.41%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.41%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) JSON
1 7 (10.29%) XML
2 5 (7.35%) Middleware
3 3 (4.41%) J2EE
4 2 (2.94%) Regular Expression
4 2 (2.94%) Web Services
4 2 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.47%) JSP
5 1 (1.47%) Kafka
5 1 (1.47%) LAMP
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Clustering
1 9 (13.24%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.88%) DataPower
5 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.41%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.94%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.94%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.47%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.47%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.47%) RIA
7 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 55 (80.88%) Linux
2 42 (61.76%) Unix
3 40 (58.82%) AIX
4 26 (38.24%) HPUX
5 18 (26.47%) Windows
6 13 (19.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (17.65%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.94%) SUSE
9 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.47%) CentOS
10 1 (1.47%) i5/OS
10 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.47%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.24%) Configuration Management
1 9 (13.24%) ITIL
1 9 (13.24%) Migration
1 9 (13.24%) Software Distribution
2 7 (10.29%) Server Building
2 7 (10.29%) Software Testing
3 4 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 3 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (4.41%) Process Improvement
4 3 (4.41%) Project Management
4 3 (4.41%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.41%) Service Management
5 2 (2.94%) Capacity Management
5 2 (2.94%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (2.94%) Escalation Management
5 2 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (2.94%) Virtual Team Management
6 1 (1.47%) Information Security
6 1 (1.47%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.88%) Shell Script
2 18 (26.47%) Bash Shell
2 18 (26.47%) Perl
3 17 (25.00%) Java
4 16 (23.53%) SQL
5 8 (11.76%) PHP
5 8 (11.76%) Python
6 7 (10.29%) Korn
7 4 (5.88%) VBScript
8 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.94%) Bourne shell
10 1 (1.47%) C
10 1 (1.47%) C#
10 1 (1.47%) C++
10 1 (1.47%) C-shell
10 1 (1.47%) Groovy
10 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (27.94%) SC Cleared
1 19 (27.94%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.24%) Degree
3 1 (1.47%) CISSP
3 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.47%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (17.65%) NFS
2 11 (16.18%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.88%) PowerHA
3 4 (5.88%) vSphere
4 1 (1.47%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.47%) KVM
4 1 (1.47%) Samba
4 1 (1.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) Netcool
1 8 (11.76%) Tivoli
2 7 (10.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (4.41%) QRadar
4 2 (2.94%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (2.94%) OVPA
4 2 (2.94%) SCOM
5 1 (1.47%) Ansible
5 1 (1.47%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.47%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.47%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.47%) logstash
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.47%) Puppet
5 1 (1.47%) SCCM
5 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.47%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 23 (33.82%) IBM
2 21 (30.88%) Oracle
3 17 (25.00%) VMware
4 15 (22.06%) Sun
5 13 (19.12%) HP
6 12 (17.65%) CommVault
6 12 (17.65%) NetApp
7 11 (16.18%) Red Hat
8 9 (13.24%) Citrix
9 8 (11.76%) Canon
9 8 (11.76%) Veritas
10 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
11 3 (4.41%) CA
11 3 (4.41%) Splunk
12 2 (2.94%) Cisco
12 2 (2.94%) Cyber-Ark
12 2 (2.94%) EMC
12 2 (2.94%) F5
12 2 (2.94%) Symantec
13 1 (1.47%) SAP
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