The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 46 60 43
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Contract jobs citing Solaris 71 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.05% 0.17% 1.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.14% 0.54% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 1 8
Median daily rate £285 £295 £276
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.38% +6.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £295 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £295 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £387 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+41.50% -
Solaris
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Operating Systems Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
469 184 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 39.95% 30.41% 26.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 103 85
Median daily rate £285 £300 £261
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £125 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £488 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 7
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.38% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.29 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £25.00
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 Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solaris across the Tyne and Wear region.

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Solaris
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Tyne and Wear region.

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Tyne and Wear 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +14 70 £285 -3.38% 6
Solaris
North East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 87 (92.55%) AIX
2 76 (80.85%) Unix
3 66 (70.21%) Windows
4 58 (61.70%) ITIL
5 51 (54.26%) Linux
6 48 (51.06%) Microsoft
7 45 (47.87%) Security Cleared
8 39 (41.49%) Oracle
8 39 (41.49%) Red Hat
9 37 (39.36%) HP
10 36 (38.30%) Configuration Management
11 35 (37.23%) Java
12 34 (36.17%) SC Cleared
13 33 (35.11%) Change Management
14 32 (34.04%) IBM
15 31 (32.98%) Root Cause Analysis
15 31 (32.98%) Windows Server
16 30 (31.91%) Release Management
16 30 (31.91%) Problem Management
17 29 (30.85%) Middleware
18 28 (29.79%) Service Delivery
19 24 (25.53%) Firewall
19 24 (25.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
19 24 (25.53%) J2EE
20 23 (24.47%) WebLogic
20 23 (24.47%) VMware
20 23 (24.47%) VMware Infrastructure
20 23 (24.47%) BPSS Clearance
21 22 (23.40%) SLA
22 21 (22.34%) HPUX

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 23 (24.47%) WebLogic
2 19 (20.21%) Oracle Application Server
3 18 (19.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 18 (19.15%) WebSphere
3 18 (19.15%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (11.70%) Apache
4 11 (11.70%) IIS
4 11 (11.70%) Jetty
4 11 (11.70%) MQSeries
4 11 (11.70%) nginx
4 11 (11.70%) Oracle 10gAS
4 11 (11.70%) Tomcat
5 10 (10.64%) PowerExchange
6 8 (8.51%) iPlanet
6 8 (8.51%) Tuxedo
7 6 (6.38%) Oracle Spatial
8 4 (4.26%) AquaLogic
9 2 (2.13%) OpenStack
9 2 (2.13%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) OpenText MBPM
Communications & Networking
1 24 (25.53%) Firewall
2 16 (17.02%) TCP/IP
3 15 (15.96%) LAN
3 15 (15.96%) SAN
3 15 (15.96%) SSL
3 15 (15.96%) VPN
3 15 (15.96%) WAN
4 12 (12.77%) FTP
4 12 (12.77%) HTTP
5 10 (10.64%) DHCP
5 10 (10.64%) DNS
5 10 (10.64%) IPsec
6 8 (8.51%) BIG-IP
7 4 (4.26%) LDAP
8 2 (2.13%) NAS
8 2 (2.13%) SSH
9 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.02%) Oracle Database
2 11 (11.70%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (11.70%) PowerCenter
3 8 (8.51%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (5.32%) Data Mining
5 4 (4.26%) DB2
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (11.70%) Jenkins
1 11 (11.70%) Log4j
1 11 (11.70%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (3.19%) Finance
2 1 (1.06%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (20.21%) Unix Engineer
2 14 (14.89%) Support Engineer
3 10 (10.64%) Administrator
4 9 (9.57%) AIX Engineer
5 8 (8.51%) Backup Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Middleware Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Storage Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Support Specialist
6 6 (6.38%) Unix Support
7 5 (5.32%) Solaris Administrator
7 5 (5.32%) Support Technician
7 5 (5.32%) Unix Administrator
7 5 (5.32%) Unix Support Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) AIX Support
8 4 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.26%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.19%) AIX Administrator
9 3 (3.19%) Architect
9 3 (3.19%) Solaris Engineer
10 2 (2.13%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (30.85%) Middleware
2 24 (25.53%) J2EE
3 11 (11.70%) .NET
4 10 (10.64%) Servlets
5 8 (8.51%) JSP
6 7 (7.45%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (4.26%) Web Services
8 3 (3.19%) Regular Expression
9 2 (2.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 1 (1.06%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.09%) HACMP
2 11 (11.70%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.32%) Clustering
3 5 (5.32%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (5.32%) Mainframe
3 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.13%) Grid Computing
4 2 (2.13%) HP Storage
4 2 (2.13%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 87 (92.55%) AIX
2 76 (80.85%) Unix
3 66 (70.21%) Windows
4 51 (54.26%) Linux
5 31 (32.98%) Windows Server
6 21 (22.34%) HPUX
7 18 (19.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (7.45%) OS/390
10 5 (5.32%) zOS
11 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (3.19%) Windows XP
13 2 (2.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (61.70%) ITIL
2 36 (38.30%) Configuration Management
3 33 (35.11%) Change Management
4 31 (32.98%) Root Cause Analysis
5 30 (31.91%) Problem Management
5 30 (31.91%) Release Management
6 28 (29.79%) Service Delivery
7 21 (22.34%) ITIL V3
7 21 (22.34%) Six Sigma
8 20 (21.28%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (20.21%) QMS
9 19 (20.21%) Service Management
10 18 (19.15%) High Availability
10 18 (19.15%) Incident Management
11 16 (17.02%) Open Source
12 13 (13.83%) Lean Six Sigma
12 13 (13.83%) Workflow
13 11 (11.70%) Automated Testing
13 11 (11.70%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (11.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (37.23%) Java
2 15 (15.96%) Perl
3 8 (8.51%) SQL
4 6 (6.38%) C
4 6 (6.38%) C++
4 6 (6.38%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.32%) VB
6 4 (4.26%) Korn
7 3 (3.19%) Bourne shell
7 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.19%) VBScript
8 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 45 (47.87%) Security Cleared
2 34 (36.17%) SC Cleared
3 23 (24.47%) BPSS Clearance
4 17 (18.09%) IBM AIX Certification
5 11 (11.70%) Degree
6 6 (6.38%) AAT
7 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.06%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (23.40%) SLA
2 15 (15.96%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (8.51%) ISO 9001
3 8 (8.51%) JSP 440
System Software
1 23 (24.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (18.09%) GPFS
3 11 (11.70%) Xen
4 9 (9.57%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (5.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (4.26%) Firmware
7 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.06%) KVM
7 1 (1.06%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 24 (25.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 20 (21.28%) Tivoli
3 19 (20.21%) NetBackup
4 15 (15.96%) HP Data Protector
5 11 (11.70%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (4.26%) OpenView
7 3 (3.19%) Legato
7 3 (3.19%) PureDisk
7 3 (3.19%) Simpana
8 2 (2.13%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (2.13%) Netcool
8 2 (2.13%) SCOM
9 1 (1.06%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (1.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 48 (51.06%) Microsoft
2 39 (41.49%) Oracle
2 39 (41.49%) Red Hat
3 37 (39.36%) HP
4 32 (34.04%) IBM
5 23 (24.47%) VMware
6 20 (21.28%) Sun
7 19 (20.21%) CA
8 18 (19.15%) Symantec
9 15 (15.96%) Axway
9 15 (15.96%) ServiceNow
10 11 (11.70%) Genesys
10 11 (11.70%) Informatica
11 8 (8.51%) BEA
11 8 (8.51%) Cisco
11 8 (8.51%) F5
12 7 (7.45%) SAP
13 6 (6.38%) Siebel
14 5 (5.32%) Opsware
15 4 (4.26%) Fujitsu
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