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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 44 58 39
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -19
Contract jobs citing Solaris 58 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.89% 0.17% 3.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.85% 0.59% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 1 14
Median daily rate £285 £275 £271
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £275 £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £28.00 £30.60
% change year-on-year
+38.39% -8.49%
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
366 170 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 37.16% 28.05% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 94 117
Median daily rate £280 £325 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £495 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 3
Median hourly rate £26.58 £13.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.42% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 6 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 6 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 +17 58 £285 +3.63% 5
Solaris
North East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 6 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 75 (91.46%) AIX
2 69 (84.15%) Unix
3 58 (70.73%) Windows
4 51 (62.20%) ITIL
5 41 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 40 (48.78%) Security Cleared
7 39 (47.56%) Linux
8 37 (45.12%) Oracle
9 35 (42.68%) Red Hat
10 34 (41.46%) Configuration Management
11 33 (40.24%) SC Cleared
12 30 (36.59%) Java
13 29 (35.37%) HP
13 29 (35.37%) Windows Server
14 28 (34.15%) VMware
15 27 (32.93%) Middleware
15 27 (32.93%) VMware Infrastructure
16 25 (30.49%) IBM
17 23 (28.05%) J2EE
17 23 (28.05%) Change Management
17 23 (28.05%) Firewall
18 22 (26.83%) Problem Management
19 21 (25.61%) Root Cause Analysis
19 21 (25.61%) Service Delivery
19 21 (25.61%) WebLogic
20 20 (24.39%) Six Sigma
20 20 (24.39%) ITIL V3
20 20 (24.39%) BPSS Clearance
20 20 (24.39%) Release Management
21 19 (23.17%) Oracle Application Server

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 21 (25.61%) WebLogic
2 19 (23.17%) Oracle Application Server
3 17 (20.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 17 (20.73%) WebSphere
3 17 (20.73%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (13.41%) Apache
4 11 (13.41%) IIS
4 11 (13.41%) Jetty
4 11 (13.41%) nginx
4 11 (13.41%) Oracle 10gAS
4 11 (13.41%) Tomcat
5 10 (12.20%) PowerExchange
6 9 (10.98%) MQSeries
7 7 (8.54%) iPlanet
7 7 (8.54%) Tuxedo
8 6 (7.32%) Oracle Spatial
9 4 (4.88%) AquaLogic
10 2 (2.44%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
11 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) OpenText MBPM
2 2 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.05%) Firewall
2 16 (19.51%) TCP/IP
3 15 (18.29%) SAN
3 15 (18.29%) SSL
4 14 (17.07%) LAN
4 14 (17.07%) VPN
4 14 (17.07%) WAN
5 12 (14.63%) FTP
5 12 (14.63%) HTTP
6 10 (12.20%) DHCP
6 10 (12.20%) DNS
6 10 (12.20%) IPsec
7 7 (8.54%) BIG-IP
8 4 (4.88%) LDAP
9 2 (2.44%) NAS
9 2 (2.44%) SSH
10 1 (1.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.29%) Oracle Database
2 11 (13.41%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (13.41%) PowerCenter
3 8 (9.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (6.10%) Data Mining
5 3 (3.66%) DB2
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (13.41%) Jenkins
1 11 (13.41%) Log4j
1 11 (13.41%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (6.10%) Finance
2 2 (2.44%) Electronics
2 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.44%) Marketing
2 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (21.95%) Unix Engineer
2 17 (20.73%) Support Engineer
3 8 (9.76%) AIX Engineer
4 6 (7.32%) Middleware Engineer
4 6 (7.32%) NetBackup Support
4 6 (7.32%) Unix Support
5 5 (6.10%) Administrator
5 5 (6.10%) NetBackup Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) Support Specialist
5 5 (6.10%) Support Technician
5 5 (6.10%) Unix Administrator
5 5 (6.10%) Unix Support Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) AIX Support
6 4 (4.88%) Storage Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (4.88%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.66%) Architect
7 3 (3.66%) Backup Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Solaris Engineer
8 2 (2.44%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (32.93%) Middleware
2 23 (28.05%) J2EE
3 11 (13.41%) .NET
4 10 (12.20%) Servlets
5 7 (8.54%) JSP
6 6 (7.32%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (4.88%) Web Services
8 2 (2.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 1 (1.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.51%) HACMP
2 9 (10.98%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.10%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (6.10%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.88%) Clustering
5 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.44%) Grid Computing
6 2 (2.44%) HP Storage
6 2 (2.44%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 75 (91.46%) AIX
2 69 (84.15%) Unix
3 58 (70.73%) Windows
4 39 (47.56%) Linux
5 29 (35.37%) Windows Server
6 14 (17.07%) HPUX
7 11 (13.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (7.32%) OS/390
10 5 (6.10%) zOS
11 2 (2.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (1.22%) CentOS
12 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (62.20%) ITIL
2 34 (41.46%) Configuration Management
3 23 (28.05%) Change Management
4 22 (26.83%) Problem Management
5 21 (25.61%) Root Cause Analysis
5 21 (25.61%) Service Delivery
6 20 (24.39%) ITIL V3
6 20 (24.39%) Release Management
6 20 (24.39%) Six Sigma
7 19 (23.17%) Service Management
8 18 (21.95%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (20.73%) High Availability
10 16 (19.51%) Open Source
11 15 (18.29%) QMS
12 13 (15.85%) Lean Six Sigma
12 13 (15.85%) Workflow
13 12 (14.63%) Incident Management
14 11 (13.41%) Automated Testing
14 11 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (13.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (36.59%) Java
2 12 (14.63%) Perl
3 6 (7.32%) C
3 6 (7.32%) C++
3 6 (7.32%) Shell Script
4 5 (6.10%) SQL
4 5 (6.10%) VB
5 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.22%) Korn
Qualifications
1 40 (48.78%) Security Cleared
2 33 (40.24%) SC Cleared
3 20 (24.39%) BPSS Clearance
4 16 (19.51%) IBM AIX Certification
5 9 (10.98%) Degree
6 5 (6.10%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.44%) AAT
8 1 (1.22%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.22%) VCP5
8 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.51%) SLA
2 13 (15.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (8.54%) JSP 440
4 6 (7.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (32.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (19.51%) GPFS
3 11 (13.41%) Xen
4 9 (10.98%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (6.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.22%) Firmware
6 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.22%) KVM
6 1 (1.22%) RHEV
6 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (21.95%) NetBackup
1 18 (21.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 16 (19.51%) Tivoli
3 13 (15.85%) HP Data Protector
4 7 (8.54%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (3.66%) OpenView
6 2 (2.44%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 41 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 37 (45.12%) Oracle
3 35 (42.68%) Red Hat
4 29 (35.37%) HP
5 28 (34.15%) VMware
6 25 (30.49%) IBM
7 19 (23.17%) Sun
8 15 (18.29%) Axway
9 13 (15.85%) CA
9 13 (15.85%) ServiceNow
9 13 (15.85%) Symantec
10 11 (13.41%) Genesys
10 11 (13.41%) Informatica
11 9 (10.98%) SAP
12 8 (9.76%) Veritas
13 7 (8.54%) BEA
13 7 (8.54%) Cisco
13 7 (8.54%) F5
14 6 (7.32%) Siebel
15 4 (4.88%) Opsware
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