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 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 30 66 34
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -32
Contract jobs citing Solaris 121 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.28% 0.55% 2.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.94% 2.03% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 2 8
Median daily rate £270 £269 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.46% -23.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £290 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+35.84% -
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
639 197 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 49.00% 27.25% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 103 80
Median daily rate £280 £363 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.75% +38.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £550 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 20 12
Median hourly rate £28.00 £19.75 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.77% +49.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.37 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £25.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 27 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Solaris Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +36 118 £270 +0.46% 4
Sunderland - 2 - -
Solaris
North East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 153 (91.07%) Unix
2 120 (71.43%) AIX
3 105 (62.50%) Windows
4 101 (60.12%) ITIL
5 81 (48.21%) Microsoft
6 80 (47.62%) HP
6 80 (47.62%) Linux
7 73 (43.45%) Change Management
8 70 (41.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 67 (39.88%) Security Cleared
10 65 (38.69%) Oracle
11 64 (38.10%) Release Management
12 63 (37.50%) Problem Management
13 62 (36.90%) Windows Server
14 61 (36.31%) Service Delivery
15 53 (31.55%) Incident Management
16 52 (30.95%) SC Cleared
17 49 (29.17%) BPSS Clearance
18 48 (28.57%) SLA
19 46 (27.38%) Red Hat
20 44 (26.19%) QMS
21 43 (25.60%) WebLogic
22 42 (25.00%) HPUX
23 41 (24.40%) Middleware
24 39 (23.21%) Configuration Management
24 39 (23.21%) ServiceNow
25 38 (22.62%) Java
26 37 (22.02%) CA
26 37 (22.02%) IBM
27 36 (21.43%) Perl

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 43 (25.60%) WebLogic
2 17 (10.12%) MQSeries
3 14 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
3 14 (8.33%) Tuxedo
4 13 (7.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 13 (7.74%) WebSphere
4 13 (7.74%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (5.95%) AquaLogic
6 9 (5.36%) Apache
7 8 (4.76%) iPlanet
7 8 (4.76%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.19%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 10 (5.95%) OpenText MBPM
Communications & Networking
1 31 (18.45%) SAN
2 24 (14.29%) WAN
3 19 (11.31%) Firewall
4 16 (9.52%) LAN
4 16 (9.52%) LDAP
5 15 (8.93%) TCP/IP
5 15 (8.93%) VPN
6 10 (5.95%) SSL
7 8 (4.76%) BIG-IP
7 8 (4.76%) DNS
8 7 (4.17%) iSCSI
9 4 (2.38%) Kerberos
10 2 (1.19%) FTP
10 2 (1.19%) NAS
10 2 (1.19%) SSH
11 1 (0.60%) HTTP
11 1 (0.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.36%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.17%) MySQL
3 4 (2.38%) DB2
4 2 (1.19%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.60%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (4.17%) ClearCase
1 7 (4.17%) StarTeam
2 5 (2.98%) ProC
3 2 (1.19%) GCC
3 2 (1.19%) GDB
General
1 3 (1.79%) Finance
2 1 (0.60%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (22.62%) Unix Engineer
2 30 (17.86%) Support Engineer
3 22 (13.10%) Administrator
4 20 (11.90%) Backup Engineer
5 19 (11.31%) Support Specialist
6 17 (10.12%) Solaris Administrator
7 16 (9.52%) Storage Engineer
7 16 (9.52%) Unix Support
8 14 (8.33%) Unix Support Engineer
9 13 (7.74%) AIX Engineer
9 13 (7.74%) Systems Administrator
10 12 (7.14%) Middleware Engineer
11 11 (6.55%) Solaris Engineer
12 9 (5.36%) AIX Support
12 9 (5.36%) Solaris Systems Administrator
13 7 (4.17%) Unix Administrator
14 6 (3.57%) Solaris Support Engineer
14 6 (3.57%) Storage Support Engineer
14 6 (3.57%) Unix Systems Administrator
15 5 (2.98%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (24.40%) Middleware
2 19 (11.31%) J2EE
3 13 (7.74%) IBM Integration Bus
4 8 (4.76%) JSP
5 7 (4.17%) LAMP
6 5 (2.98%) Regular Expression
7 4 (2.38%) Web Services
8 2 (1.19%) JSON
8 2 (1.19%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 2 (1.19%) XML
9 1 (0.60%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 12 (7.14%) HACMP
3 7 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
3 7 (4.17%) Mainframe
4 6 (3.57%) Clustering
4 6 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.79%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.19%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.19%) Grid Computing
6 2 (1.19%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.19%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.60%) User Experience
7 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 153 (91.07%) Unix
2 120 (71.43%) AIX
3 105 (62.50%) Windows
4 80 (47.62%) Linux
5 62 (36.90%) Windows Server
6 42 (25.00%) HPUX
7 21 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (7.74%) OS/390
10 7 (4.17%) zOS
11 5 (2.98%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (2.38%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (60.12%) ITIL
2 73 (43.45%) Change Management
3 70 (41.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 64 (38.10%) Release Management
5 63 (37.50%) Problem Management
6 61 (36.31%) Service Delivery
7 53 (31.55%) Incident Management
8 44 (26.19%) QMS
9 39 (23.21%) Configuration Management
10 27 (16.07%) Quality Management
11 23 (13.69%) SOA
12 21 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
12 21 (12.50%) Service Management
13 17 (10.12%) ITIL V3
13 17 (10.12%) Six Sigma
14 15 (8.93%) High Availability
15 12 (7.14%) Security Management
16 11 (6.55%) Open Source
17 10 (5.95%) Project Management
18 9 (5.36%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 38 (22.62%) Java
2 36 (21.43%) Perl
3 20 (11.90%) C
3 20 (11.90%) SQL
4 15 (8.93%) C++
5 14 (8.33%) Korn
6 13 (7.74%) Shell Script
7 10 (5.95%) Bash Shell
8 9 (5.36%) C-shell
9 7 (4.17%) VB
10 5 (2.98%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.98%) VBScript
11 4 (2.38%) Bourne shell
11 4 (2.38%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.79%) PHP
13 2 (1.19%) C#
13 2 (1.19%) Python
14 1 (0.60%) Groovy
14 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 67 (39.88%) Security Cleared
2 52 (30.95%) SC Cleared
3 49 (29.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 25 (14.88%) Degree
5 14 (8.33%) AAT
6 12 (7.14%) IBM AIX Certification
7 3 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.60%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.60%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (28.57%) SLA
2 35 (20.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 27 (16.07%) ISO 9001
4 8 (4.76%) JSP 440
System Software
1 18 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (7.14%) GPFS
3 10 (5.95%) Firmware
4 8 (4.76%) Samba
5 7 (4.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.19%) KVM
8 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.60%) RHEV
8 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (20.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 33 (19.64%) Tivoli
3 29 (17.26%) NetBackup
4 25 (14.88%) HP Data Protector
5 14 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (2.38%) Legato
6 4 (2.38%) OpenView
6 4 (2.38%) Oracle ZFS
6 4 (2.38%) Simpana
7 3 (1.79%) Netcool
7 3 (1.79%) PureDisk
7 3 (1.79%) SCOM
8 2 (1.19%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (1.19%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.60%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 81 (48.21%) Microsoft
2 80 (47.62%) HP
3 65 (38.69%) Oracle
4 46 (27.38%) Red Hat
5 39 (23.21%) ServiceNow
6 37 (22.02%) CA
6 37 (22.02%) IBM
7 29 (17.26%) Symantec
8 28 (16.67%) Sun
9 18 (10.71%) VMware
10 10 (5.95%) Axway
10 10 (5.95%) Fujitsu
11 8 (4.76%) BEA
11 8 (4.76%) Cisco
11 8 (4.76%) EMC
11 8 (4.76%) F5
12 5 (2.98%) Opsware
13 4 (2.38%) Cognos
13 4 (2.38%) CommVault
13 4 (2.38%) SAP
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