Period
to 23 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 23 September 2019 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 104 86
Rank change year-on-year +19 -18 -3
Contract jobs citing Solaris 12 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.86% 0.65% 1.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.53% 2.96% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 12
Glasgow median daily rate £550 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -3.03% +26.53%
10th Percentile £400 £300 £369
90th Percentile £630 £447 £520
Scotland median daily rate £525 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +31.25% - +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 340 371 412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 24.32% 21.76% 29.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 218 179
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £148 £159 £250
90th Percentile £575 £525 £528
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 10 10
Glasgow median hourly rate £22.50 £11.64 £15.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.30% -25.26% -25.83%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.88 £23.88
Scotland median hourly rate £18.50 £16.76 £16.43
% change year-on-year +10.38% +2.01% -54.36%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Glasgow

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Glasgow

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in Glasgow over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solaris in Glasgow

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 10 (83.33%) Java
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Unix
2 8 (66.67%) IBM
3 7 (58.33%) AIX
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 7 (58.33%) WebSphere
3 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (50.00%) Windows
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 4 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (33.33%) HTTP
6 4 (33.33%) AWS
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
7 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal
7 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (25.00%) Azure
7 3 (25.00%) Mac OS
7 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (25.00%) Information Security
7 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (25.00%) Dell
7 3 (25.00%) EMC
7 3 (25.00%) Citrix
7 3 (25.00%) MQSeries
7 3 (25.00%) .NET
7 3 (25.00%) VMware

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 7 (58.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (25.00%) MQSeries
3 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Azure
3 1 (8.33%) GitHub
3 1 (8.33%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) HTTP
2 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) VLAN
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
4 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (8.33%) Big Data
4 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (8.33%) DataStage
4 1 (8.33%) GIS
4 1 (8.33%) Power BI
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Bitbucket
1 2 (16.67%) Hudson
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) ERwin
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) Toad
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Public Sector
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Specialist
3 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (16.67%) Information Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Information Risk Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security Risk Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Security Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Middleware Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (16.67%) J2EE
2 2 (16.67%) Middleware
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) Kafka
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) DataPower
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Unix
3 7 (58.33%) AIX
3 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (50.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) Mac OS
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) Information Security
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) Decision-Making
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Architectural Design
3 1 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Line Management
3 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Microservices
3 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Project Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Storage Management
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Leadership
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CISSP
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) COBIT
1 1 (8.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) IBM
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) Dell
3 3 (25.00%) EMC
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (25.00%) Symantec
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Siebel
4 1 (8.33%) Splunk
4 1 (8.33%) Sybase