Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Solaris skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Solaris over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 81 80
Rank change year-on-year -49 -1 +28
Contract jobs citing Solaris 9 39 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.31% 1.80% 1.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.79% 10.74% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 24
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £465 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.35% +6.90% +8.75%
10th Percentile £271 £413 £346
90th Percentile £413 £501 £508
Scotland median daily rate £398 £406 £425
% change year-on-year -2.15% -4.41% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £35.50 -

Solaris is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 502 363 463
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.22% 16.71% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 177 227
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £206 £149 £221
90th Percentile £571 £500 £500
Scotland median daily rate £384 £330 £350
% change year-on-year +16.29% -5.71% +7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.86 £19.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.61% +24.19% -9.25%
10th Percentile £11.15 £12.67 £11.45
90th Percentile £21.00 £52.00 £19.15
Scotland median hourly rate £16.43 £19.25 £18.88
% change year-on-year -14.65% +1.99% +14.39%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Solaris as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Edinburgh

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Solaris in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Edinburgh

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
1 6 (66.67%) Unix
1 6 (66.67%) Apache
1 6 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 5 (55.56%) Perl
2 5 (55.56%) Bash Shell
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) Veritas
4 3 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
5 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (22.22%) Spring
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 2 (22.22%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) webMethods
6 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
6 1 (11.11%) Information Security
6 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 1 (11.11%) Samba
6 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
6 1 (11.11%) PHP
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (11.11%) LDAP
6 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 6 (66.67%) Apache
1 6 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
1 1 (11.11%) NAS
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Unix Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Unix Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Unix
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Bash Shell
1 5 (55.56%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) OpenAM
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (11.11%) Postfix
1 1 (11.11%) Samba
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Data Guard
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Veritas
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) CommVault
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) ForgeRock
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (11.11%) Open-E
4 1 (11.11%) Software AG
4 1 (11.11%) Synology
4 1 (11.11%) webMethods