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 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
UK / Scotland
Rank 90 63 93
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +30
Contract jobs citing Solaris 15 67 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.86% 2.60% 1.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.59% 11.80% 6.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 29 16
Median daily rate £348 £425 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.23% +21.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £373 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £478 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £43.75 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.06%

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
418 568 561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.02% 22.02% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 292 305
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £200 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 6 15
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £14.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.20 £32.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -1 7 £346 -17.55% 1
Edinburgh -28 5 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 £340 -
West Lothian - 1 £525 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 41 (87.23%) Linux
2 24 (51.06%) Unix
3 22 (46.81%) Oracle
4 20 (42.55%) AIX
4 20 (42.55%) IBM
4 20 (42.55%) VMware
5 19 (40.43%) Bash Shell
6 17 (36.17%) Sun
7 15 (31.91%) Shell Script
7 15 (31.91%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (29.79%) NetApp
9 12 (25.53%) CommVault
9 12 (25.53%) NFS
9 12 (25.53%) Oracle Linux
10 11 (23.40%) SC Cleared
10 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
10 11 (23.40%) Red Hat
11 10 (21.28%) SAN
11 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
12 9 (19.15%) Veritas
12 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
12 9 (19.15%) Perl
12 9 (19.15%) Windows
12 9 (19.15%) Clustering
12 9 (19.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (17.02%) Canon
13 8 (17.02%) Configuration Management
13 8 (17.02%) Citrix
14 7 (14.89%) Tivoli
14 7 (14.89%) SQL

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 4 (8.51%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.38%) Apache
3 2 (4.26%) iPlanet
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.13%) CMS
4 1 (2.13%) JBoss
4 1 (2.13%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.13%) Tuxedo
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (2.13%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) SAN
2 7 (14.89%) IPsec
2 7 (14.89%) NAS
3 6 (12.77%) Firewall
3 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.51%) Internet
4 4 (8.51%) Network Security
5 3 (6.38%) LDAP
6 2 (4.26%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (2.13%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.13%) DNS
7 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.13%) SSL
7 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.13%) MySQL
5 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Ant
1 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.13%) JMeter
1 1 (2.13%) JUnit
1 1 (2.13%) Maven
1 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Law
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Administrator
2 9 (19.15%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (19.15%) Unix Administrator
3 7 (14.89%) Solaris Administrator
3 7 (14.89%) Unix Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Integration Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (10.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.51%) Linux Specialist
6 4 (8.51%) Unix Scripter
6 4 (8.51%) Unix Specialist
7 3 (6.38%) AIX Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Product Specialist
7 3 (6.38%) Security Specialist
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (6.38%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.38%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (4.26%) J2EE
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.13%) JPA
3 1 (2.13%) JSP
3 1 (2.13%) Kafka
3 1 (2.13%) LAMP
3 1 (2.13%) Middleware
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.13%) RESTful
3 1 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.13%) SOAP
3 1 (2.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Clustering
2 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.51%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle Licensing
5 2 (4.26%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.13%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (2.13%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.13%) RIA
6 1 (2.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 41 (87.23%) Linux
2 24 (51.06%) Unix
3 20 (42.55%) AIX
4 12 (25.53%) Oracle Linux
5 9 (19.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (19.15%) Windows
6 7 (14.89%) HPUX
7 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
8 2 (4.26%) SUSE
8 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.13%) Android
9 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.13%) CentOS
9 1 (2.13%) i5/OS
9 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) Configuration Management
2 7 (14.89%) Server Building
2 7 (14.89%) Software Distribution
3 4 (8.51%) Migration
4 3 (6.38%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (6.38%) ITIL
4 3 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (6.38%) Process Improvement
4 3 (6.38%) Project Management
4 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
4 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.26%) High Availability
5 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.26%) Software Licensing
5 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
5 2 (4.26%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 2 (4.26%) Workflow
6 1 (2.13%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) Bash Shell
2 15 (31.91%) Shell Script
3 9 (19.15%) Perl
4 7 (14.89%) SQL
5 6 (12.77%) Korn
6 2 (4.26%) C-shell
6 2 (4.26%) Java
7 1 (2.13%) Python
7 1 (2.13%) Ruby
7 1 (2.13%) SQR
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) SC Cleared
1 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 15 (31.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (25.53%) NFS
3 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
4 5 (10.64%) PowerHA
5 4 (8.51%) vSphere
6 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.13%) Apache Flume
7 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.13%) KVM
7 1 (2.13%) Samba
7 1 (2.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Netcool
1 7 (14.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 7 (14.89%) Tivoli
2 3 (6.38%) QRadar
3 2 (4.26%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (4.26%) SCOM
3 2 (4.26%) SnapMirror
4 1 (2.13%) Ansible
4 1 (2.13%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.13%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.13%) logstash
4 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.13%) Puppet
4 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) Oracle
2 20 (42.55%) IBM
2 20 (42.55%) VMware
3 17 (36.17%) Sun
4 14 (29.79%) NetApp
5 12 (25.53%) CommVault
6 11 (23.40%) Red Hat
7 9 (19.15%) Veritas
8 8 (17.02%) Canon
8 8 (17.02%) Citrix
9 4 (8.51%) HP
10 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
10 3 (6.38%) Splunk
11 2 (4.26%) CA
11 2 (4.26%) Cisco
11 2 (4.26%) EMC
11 2 (4.26%) F5
11 2 (4.26%) ForgeRock
12 1 (2.13%) BEA
12 1 (2.13%) Symantec