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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 48 47 58
Rank change year-on-year -1 +11  
Contract jobs citing Solaris 6 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.17% 1.22% 0.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.84% 6.19% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Median daily rate £355 £420 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.47% +27.27%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £48.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year - +21.51%  

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 Glasgow with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 124 113 164
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 24.12% 19.65% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 77 109
Median daily rate £400 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £115 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -39.04%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solaris in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Glasgow

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 14 (93.33%) AIX
2 13 (86.67%) Linux
3 11 (73.33%) Unix
4 8 (53.33%) IBM
5 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (40.00%) Oracle
5 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (40.00%) Firewall
5 6 (40.00%) Bash Shell
6 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 5 (33.33%) PowerHA
6 5 (33.33%) Korn
6 5 (33.33%) Perl
7 4 (26.67%) Finance
7 4 (26.67%) Network Security
7 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
8 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
8 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (20.00%) VMware
8 3 (20.00%) HPUX
8 3 (20.00%) HP
8 3 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (13.33%) Ansible
9 2 (13.33%) EMC
9 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g

Solaris
Top Related 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 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) Confluence
3 1 (6.67%) iPlanet
3 1 (6.67%) JBoss
3 1 (6.67%) MQSeries
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
1 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (26.67%) Network Security
3 2 (13.33%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) HTTP
4 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) SSL
4 1 (6.67%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Unix Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) AIX Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (20.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Unix Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Unix Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Server Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) J2EE
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (6.67%) Kafka
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) DataPower
1 1 (6.67%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (6.67%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) AIX
2 13 (86.67%) Linux
3 11 (73.33%) Unix
4 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (20.00%) HPUX
6 2 (13.33%) SUSE
6 2 (13.33%) Windows
7 1 (6.67%) CentOS
7 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (13.33%) High Availability
2 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Microservices
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) OOP
3 1 (6.67%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 5 (33.33%) Korn
2 5 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (13.33%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) C-shell
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) PowerHA
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Apache Flume
4 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.67%) KVM
4 1 (6.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Ansible
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (6.67%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (6.67%) Data Guard
2 1 (6.67%) logstash
2 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) IBM
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) EMC
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Veritas
5 1 (6.67%) AppDynamics
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) F5
5 1 (6.67%) PlateSpin
5 1 (6.67%) Sun
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec
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