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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 18 43 60
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +17
Contract jobs citing Solaris 120 36 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.28% 4.18% 0.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.19% 15.58% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 24 3
Median daily rate £295 £525 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.90% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 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 £37.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.71%
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
496 231 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 42.50% 26.80% 31.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 127 98
Median daily rate £320 £425 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +37.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £578 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 24 17
Median hourly rate £28.00 £35.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +159.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.95 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £43.00 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 September 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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +27 118 £292 -46.90% 5
Solaris
North East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 200 (87.72%) Unix
2 157 (68.86%) AIX
3 127 (55.70%) Windows
4 124 (54.39%) ITIL
5 115 (50.44%) Linux
6 103 (45.18%) Microsoft
7 101 (44.30%) HP
8 98 (42.98%) Oracle
9 93 (40.79%) Security Cleared
10 90 (39.47%) Change Management
11 86 (37.72%) Root Cause Analysis
12 83 (36.40%) Windows Server
13 81 (35.53%) Release Management
14 80 (35.09%) Problem Management
15 78 (34.21%) Service Delivery
16 74 (32.46%) SC Cleared
17 66 (28.95%) Incident Management
17 66 (28.95%) HPUX
18 62 (27.19%) WebLogic
18 62 (27.19%) BPSS Clearance
19 60 (26.32%) Red Hat
20 58 (25.44%) Middleware
20 58 (25.44%) SLA
21 57 (25.00%) QMS
22 54 (23.68%) Java
23 52 (22.81%) ServiceNow
24 49 (21.49%) Configuration Management
25 46 (20.18%) Perl
26 45 (19.74%) Sun
27 44 (19.30%) IBM

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 62 (27.19%) WebLogic
2 26 (11.40%) Oracle Application Server
3 25 (10.96%) MQSeries
4 24 (10.53%) Apache
4 24 (10.53%) Tuxedo
5 21 (9.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 21 (9.21%) WebSphere
5 21 (9.21%) WebSphere Application Server
6 17 (7.46%) iPlanet
7 14 (6.14%) AquaLogic
8 12 (5.26%) OpenStack
9 9 (3.95%) Tomcat
10 8 (3.51%) JBoss
11 2 (0.88%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 14 (6.14%) OpenText MBPM
Communications & Networking
1 37 (16.23%) SAN
2 31 (13.60%) TCP/IP
3 28 (12.28%) WAN
4 26 (11.40%) Firewall
5 23 (10.09%) LDAP
6 14 (6.14%) DNS
6 14 (6.14%) SSL
7 13 (5.70%) iSCSI
7 13 (5.70%) LAN
7 13 (5.70%) VPN
8 8 (3.51%) BIG-IP
9 5 (2.19%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.88%) FTP
10 2 (0.88%) NAS
10 2 (0.88%) SSH
11 1 (0.44%) HTTP
11 1 (0.44%) Internet
11 1 (0.44%) IPsec
11 1 (0.44%) MPLS
11 1 (0.44%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.70%) MySQL
2 9 (3.95%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.75%) DB2
4 3 (1.32%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.44%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (5.70%) ClearCase
1 13 (5.70%) StarTeam
2 10 (4.39%) GCC
2 10 (4.39%) GDB
3 7 (3.07%) ProC
General
1 4 (1.75%) Manufacturing
2 2 (0.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (17.98%) Unix Engineer
2 38 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 30 (13.16%) Administrator
4 27 (11.84%) Support Specialist
5 20 (8.77%) Backup Engineer
5 20 (8.77%) Unix Support
6 18 (7.89%) Middleware Engineer
6 18 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
7 17 (7.46%) Solaris Administrator
7 17 (7.46%) Unix Support Engineer
8 16 (7.02%) Storage Engineer
9 15 (6.58%) Storage and Backup Engineer
10 14 (6.14%) Developer
11 13 (5.70%) Solaris Engineer
11 13 (5.70%) Unix Administrator
12 11 (4.82%) AIX Engineer
13 10 (4.39%) AIX Support
13 10 (4.39%) Unix Systems Administrator
14 9 (3.95%) Linux Engineer
14 9 (3.95%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (25.44%) Middleware
2 31 (13.60%) J2EE
3 21 (9.21%) IBM Integration Bus
4 13 (5.70%) LAMP
5 8 (3.51%) JSP
6 5 (2.19%) Regular Expression
7 4 (1.75%) Web Services
7 4 (1.75%) XML
8 3 (1.32%) JSON
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 1 (0.44%) .NET
10 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.44%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.84%) Computer Science
2 16 (7.02%) Clustering
3 14 (6.14%) Mainframe
4 9 (3.95%) HACMP
5 7 (3.07%) IBM Mainframe
6 6 (2.63%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.75%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.88%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.88%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.88%) HP Storage
9 2 (0.88%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.44%) Tandem
10 1 (0.44%) User Experience
10 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 200 (87.72%) Unix
2 157 (68.86%) AIX
3 127 (55.70%) Windows
4 115 (50.44%) Linux
5 83 (36.40%) Windows Server
6 66 (28.95%) HPUX
7 21 (9.21%) OS/390
7 21 (9.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (3.95%) SUSE
10 7 (3.07%) zOS
11 5 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.75%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (54.39%) ITIL
2 90 (39.47%) Change Management
3 86 (37.72%) Root Cause Analysis
4 81 (35.53%) Release Management
5 80 (35.09%) Problem Management
6 78 (34.21%) Service Delivery
7 66 (28.95%) Incident Management
8 57 (25.00%) QMS
9 49 (21.49%) Configuration Management
10 35 (15.35%) Quality Management
11 29 (12.72%) SOA
12 21 (9.21%) High Availability
13 19 (8.33%) Service Management
14 17 (7.46%) Security Management
15 16 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
16 15 (6.58%) Migration
17 14 (6.14%) Unit Testing
18 12 (5.26%) ITIL V3
18 12 (5.26%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 54 (23.68%) Java
2 46 (20.18%) Perl
3 33 (14.47%) C
4 31 (13.60%) SQL
5 26 (11.40%) C++
6 20 (8.77%) Korn
7 16 (7.02%) Bash Shell
8 15 (6.58%) C-shell
8 15 (6.58%) Shell Script
9 10 (4.39%) C#
10 7 (3.07%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.07%) VB
11 5 (2.19%) VBScript
12 4 (1.75%) Bourne shell
12 4 (1.75%) PHP
12 4 (1.75%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.32%) Python
14 1 (0.44%) Groovy
14 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 93 (40.79%) Security Cleared
2 74 (32.46%) SC Cleared
3 62 (27.19%) BPSS Clearance
4 28 (12.28%) Degree
5 14 (6.14%) AAT
6 9 (3.95%) IBM AIX Certification
7 5 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.44%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.44%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (25.44%) SLA
2 44 (19.30%) Disclosure Scotland
3 36 (15.79%) ISO 9001
4 8 (3.51%) JSP 440
System Software
1 25 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (6.14%) Samba
3 10 (4.39%) Firmware
4 9 (3.95%) GPFS
5 7 (3.07%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 7 (3.07%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.88%) KVM
8 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.44%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 35 (15.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 33 (14.47%) Tivoli
3 29 (12.72%) NetBackup
4 25 (10.96%) HP Data Protector
5 14 (6.14%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (2.19%) Oracle ZFS
7 4 (1.75%) Legato
7 4 (1.75%) OpenView
7 4 (1.75%) Simpana
8 3 (1.32%) Netcool
8 3 (1.32%) PureDisk
8 3 (1.32%) SCOM
9 2 (0.88%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.88%) HP SiteScope
10 1 (0.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.44%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 103 (45.18%) Microsoft
2 101 (44.30%) HP
3 98 (42.98%) Oracle
4 60 (26.32%) Red Hat
5 52 (22.81%) ServiceNow
6 45 (19.74%) Sun
7 44 (19.30%) CA
7 44 (19.30%) IBM
8 29 (12.72%) Symantec
9 26 (11.40%) VMware
10 18 (7.89%) Cisco
10 18 (7.89%) F5
11 14 (6.14%) Axway
12 13 (5.70%) Fujitsu
13 9 (3.95%) Veritas
14 8 (3.51%) BEA
14 8 (3.51%) EMC
15 5 (2.19%) Opsware
16 4 (1.75%) Cognos
16 4 (1.75%) SAP
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