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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 64 48 44
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Contract jobs citing Solaris 26 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.07% 2.96% 1.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.85% 12.74% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 5
Median daily rate £408 £408 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.18% +48.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £394
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £49.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +25.51%

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
331 157 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 39.13% 23.22% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 87 78
Median daily rate £335 £380 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.84% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £533 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 11 4
Median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £15.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £49.90 £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 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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 25 £409 +0.12%
Solaris
North East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 102 (75.56%) Unix
2 81 (60.00%) Linux
3 77 (57.04%) AIX
4 62 (45.93%) Oracle
5 53 (39.26%) Windows
6 52 (38.52%) Security Cleared
7 46 (34.07%) SC Cleared
7 46 (34.07%) Windows Server
7 46 (34.07%) ITIL
8 43 (31.85%) HPUX
9 39 (28.89%) WebLogic
9 39 (28.89%) HP
10 35 (25.93%) TCP/IP
10 35 (25.93%) Middleware
11 33 (24.44%) Sun
11 33 (24.44%) Microsoft
11 33 (24.44%) Java
12 32 (23.70%) Red Hat
13 31 (22.96%) Migration
14 30 (22.22%) SQL
15 27 (20.00%) Perl
15 27 (20.00%) Change Management
15 27 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
15 27 (20.00%) Problem Management
16 25 (18.52%) Cisco
16 25 (18.52%) IBM
17 24 (17.78%) Apache
17 24 (17.78%) F5
18 23 (17.04%) Root Cause Analysis
18 23 (17.04%) C

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 39 (28.89%) WebLogic
2 24 (17.78%) Apache
3 22 (16.30%) Oracle Application Server
4 17 (12.59%) iPlanet
4 17 (12.59%) Tomcat
5 16 (11.85%) JBoss
6 14 (10.37%) MQSeries
7 13 (9.63%) Tuxedo
8 12 (8.89%) WebSphere
8 12 (8.89%) WebSphere Application Server
9 10 (7.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 8 (5.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (4.44%) AquaLogic
12 5 (3.70%) OpenStack
13 3 (2.22%) SAS
14 1 (0.74%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.44%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.48%) IaaS
2 2 (1.48%) PaaS
2 2 (1.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (25.93%) TCP/IP
2 22 (16.30%) Firewall
3 10 (7.41%) WAN
4 9 (6.67%) LDAP
4 9 (6.67%) SAN
5 8 (5.93%) SSL
6 7 (5.19%) DNS
6 7 (5.19%) iSCSI
7 3 (2.22%) VPN
8 2 (1.48%) Kerberos
8 2 (1.48%) LAN
9 1 (0.74%) BGP
9 1 (0.74%) IPsec
9 1 (0.74%) MPLS
9 1 (0.74%) OSPF
9 1 (0.74%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.93%) MySQL
2 7 (5.19%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.44%) BODI
3 6 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.48%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.74%) DB2
5 1 (0.74%) Ingres
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.74%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.74%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (7.41%) GCC
1 10 (7.41%) GDB
2 7 (5.19%) ClearCase
2 7 (5.19%) StarTeam
3 6 (4.44%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (4.44%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (4.44%) ProC
4 1 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (5.19%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (15.56%) Support Engineer
2 19 (14.07%) Unix Engineer
3 18 (13.33%) Architect
4 14 (10.37%) Solaris Engineer
5 13 (9.63%) Applications Architect
5 13 (9.63%) Developer
5 13 (9.63%) Technical Leader
6 11 (8.15%) Administrator
7 9 (6.67%) Migration Architect
7 9 (6.67%) Project Engineer
8 8 (5.93%) Middleware Engineer
8 8 (5.93%) Support Specialist
8 8 (5.93%) Unix Administrator
9 7 (5.19%) Product Engineer
9 7 (5.19%) Products Support Engineer
9 7 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (4.44%) C++ Developer
10 6 (4.44%) HPUX Engineer
10 6 (4.44%) Unix Support
10 6 (4.44%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (25.93%) Middleware
2 22 (16.30%) J2EE
3 12 (8.89%) IBM Integration Bus
4 7 (5.19%) LAMP
5 4 (2.96%) XML
6 3 (2.22%) JSON
7 1 (0.74%) .NET
7 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.74%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.04%) Clustering
2 20 (14.81%) Mainframe
3 10 (7.41%) IBM Mainframe
4 8 (5.93%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.93%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (5.19%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.70%) Tandem
7 4 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.96%) HACMP
8 2 (1.48%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.74%) Statistics
9 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 102 (75.56%) Unix
2 81 (60.00%) Linux
3 77 (57.04%) AIX
4 53 (39.26%) Windows
5 46 (34.07%) Windows Server
6 43 (31.85%) HPUX
7 12 (8.89%) OS/390
8 10 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (7.41%) SUSE
8 10 (7.41%) zOS
9 9 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.74%) MVS
11 1 (0.74%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (34.07%) ITIL
2 31 (22.96%) Migration
3 27 (20.00%) Change Management
3 27 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 23 (17.04%) Root Cause Analysis
5 22 (16.30%) High Availability
5 22 (16.30%) Incident Management
6 21 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (15.56%) Release Management
6 21 (15.56%) Service Delivery
7 19 (14.07%) Configuration Management
8 18 (13.33%) Load Balancing
9 16 (11.85%) QMS
10 15 (11.11%) Quality Management
11 11 (8.15%) Application Discovery
12 10 (7.41%) Multithreaded Programming
12 10 (7.41%) Multithreading
12 10 (7.41%) Security Patching
13 9 (6.67%) Change Control
14 8 (5.93%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.44%) Java
2 30 (22.22%) SQL
3 27 (20.00%) Perl
4 23 (17.04%) C
5 16 (11.85%) C++
5 16 (11.85%) Shell Script
6 10 (7.41%) C#
6 10 (7.41%) VB
7 7 (5.19%) Bash Shell
7 7 (5.19%) C-shell
7 7 (5.19%) Korn
8 6 (4.44%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.96%) PHP
10 3 (2.22%) Python
11 1 (0.74%) Groovy
11 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (38.52%) Security Cleared
2 46 (34.07%) SC Cleared
3 27 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (6.67%) Degree
5 4 (2.96%) IBM AIX Certification
5 4 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.89%) Disclosure Scotland
1 12 (8.89%) SLA
2 11 (8.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 8 (5.93%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 7 (5.19%) Samba
5 4 (2.96%) GPFS
6 2 (1.48%) KVM
7 1 (0.74%) Firmware
7 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (5.93%) Tivoli
2 7 (5.19%) Control-M
3 2 (1.48%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.74%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.74%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.74%) Legato
4 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.74%) PureDisk
4 1 (0.74%) SCCM
4 1 (0.74%) Simpana
4 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.74%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 62 (45.93%) Oracle
2 39 (28.89%) HP
3 33 (24.44%) Microsoft
3 33 (24.44%) Sun
4 32 (23.70%) Red Hat
5 25 (18.52%) Cisco
5 25 (18.52%) IBM
6 24 (17.78%) F5
7 21 (15.56%) VMware
8 20 (14.81%) CA
9 16 (11.85%) ServiceNow
9 16 (11.85%) Veritas
10 6 (4.44%) Axway
10 6 (4.44%) Citrix
10 6 (4.44%) TIBCO
11 4 (2.96%) EMC
11 4 (2.96%) Fujitsu
12 2 (1.48%) Brocade
12 2 (1.48%) PlateSpin
12 2 (1.48%) SAP
Washington, Tyne and Wear
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