Period
to 31 May 2020

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 31 May 2020 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
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 69 94 108
Rank change year-on-year +25 +14 -40
Contract jobs citing Solaris 1 10 10
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.12% 0.67% 0.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.64% 2.61% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 6
Median daily rate £300 £500 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +35.59% -5.45%
Scotland median daily rate £400 £438 £363
% change year-on-year -8.57% +20.69% -7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 156 383 370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.31% 25.72% 23.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 221 215
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £120 £140 £208
90th Percentile £549 £550 £488
Scotland median daily rate £397 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +2.38% +3.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 8
Median hourly rate £18.88 £13.75 £13.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.27% -0.51% -59.35%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.25 £10.53
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £43.25
Median hourly rate £23.50 £15.86 £15.75
% change year-on-year +48.17% +0.70% -8.70%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Glasgow

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Solaris in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for Solaris in Glasgow

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Solaris in Glasgow.

Hourly rate trend for Solaris in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scenario Testing

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 1 (100.00%) IIS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) HP