The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Erskine with a requirement for Solaris skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Renfrewshire / Erskine
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 51 19
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Erskine - 2.75% 6.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 5.36% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £316 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.91%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £44.00 £40.60
% change year-on-year -63.00% +8.37%  

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

Contract Operating System Skills
Erskine
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 50 168 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Erskine 67.57% 51.38% 40.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 103 21
Median daily rate £400 £330 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -3.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £267 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £445 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.20% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Erskine

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Erskine citing Solaris as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Erskine

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Erskine

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Erskine region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Korn
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) C-shell
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Erskine 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) C-shell
1 1 (100.00%) Korn
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware