Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 69 80
Rank change year-on-year -17 +11 +6
Contract jobs citing Solaris 12 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.92% 1.51% 1.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.55% 5.48% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 10
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% +4.90%
10th Percentile £368 £290 £328
90th Percentile £525 £450 £463
Scotland median daily rate £398 £340 £425
% change year-on-year +16.91% -20.00% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow 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 Glasgow with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 338 310 399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 25.96% 27.56% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 168 188
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £353 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.48% +3.68% +0.74%
10th Percentile £191 £174 £170
90th Percentile £550 £438 £450
Scotland median daily rate £378 £330 £348
% change year-on-year +14.39% -5.04% +4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 13
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.65 £13.38 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.02% -75.67% +233.33%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.50 £15.10
90th Percentile £24.50 £22.50 £73.50
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £18.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year -6.85% -3.95% +15.15%

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 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 22 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Sybase
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) Unix
4 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (50.00%) SDLC
5 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
5 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
5 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle
5 5 (41.67%) Java
5 5 (41.67%) C#
6 4 (33.33%) C++
6 4 (33.33%) .NET
6 4 (33.33%) Perl
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 4 (33.33%) SAP
6 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (33.33%) Apache
6 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
6 4 (33.33%) Python
6 4 (33.33%) Perforce
6 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (33.33%) Sybase ASE
6 4 (33.33%) PKI

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 4 (33.33%) Apache
1 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (8.33%) Confluence
3 1 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (8.33%) MQSeries
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 4 (33.33%) Sybase ASE
2 3 (25.00%) DB2
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (25.00%) FishEye
5 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
5 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
1 4 (33.33%) SAP Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Database Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Designer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (16.67%) Sybase DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Sybase Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C++/Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Sybase Database Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) PKI
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
3 1 (8.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Unix
4 3 (25.00%) AIX
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) SDLC
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Secure Coding
2 4 (33.33%) Web Development
3 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Microservices
4 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Use Case
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
1 5 (41.67%) Java
1 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
1 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (33.33%) C++
2 4 (33.33%) Korn
2 4 (33.33%) Perl
2 4 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (25.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (25.00%) NFS
2 2 (16.67%) Docker
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Flume
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) WMI
2 3 (25.00%) Netcool
2 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Sybase
2 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
4 4 (33.33%) CyberArk
4 4 (33.33%) Perforce
4 4 (33.33%) SAP
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Symantec
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 1 (8.33%) Dell
6 1 (8.33%) EMC