Period
to 21 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 21 April 2018 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 90 55
Rank change year-on-year +23 -35 +8
Contract jobs citing Solaris 28 28 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.85% 2.28% 3.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.70% 6.25% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 39
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £400 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +40.35% +3.64%
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £400 £285
% change year-on-year - +40.35% +3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - £49.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £49.00

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 322 448 398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.82% 36.51% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 313 237
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £331 £350 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.36% +18.64% -10.61%
10th Percentile £203 £251 £212
90th Percentile £538 £488 £488
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £330 £350 £295
% change year-on-year -5.71% +18.64% -9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 44 17
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £13.00 £26.79 £26.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.47% +0.80% +118.23%
10th Percentile £9.03 £10.25 £16.75
90th Percentile £57.40 £43.00 £36.90
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.00 £23.50 £26.58
% change year-on-year -44.68% -11.57% +109.62%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Solaris as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Newcastle upon Tyne

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Newcastle upon Tyne

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solaris in Newcastle upon Tyne

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (92.86%) Windows
3 25 (89.29%) Unix
3 25 (89.29%) Windows Server
4 24 (85.71%) HPUX
4 24 (85.71%) HP
4 24 (85.71%) Shell Script
5 22 (78.57%) Windows 2000 Server
6 21 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (75.00%) AIX
7 19 (67.86%) Red Hat
8 18 (64.29%) BMC
8 18 (64.29%) ITIL
8 18 (64.29%) Tivoli
8 18 (64.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 18 (64.29%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (60.71%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (60.71%) PowerShell
9 17 (60.71%) Change Management
10 16 (57.14%) Open Source
10 16 (57.14%) SaaS
10 16 (57.14%) PaaS
10 16 (57.14%) IaaS
11 15 (53.57%) ServiceNow
11 15 (53.57%) ITIL V3
11 15 (53.57%) Data Management
11 15 (53.57%) Service Management
11 15 (53.57%) MVS
12 14 (50.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 14 (50.00%) RACF

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2000
2 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) iPlanet
3 1 (3.57%) JBoss
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (57.14%) IaaS
1 16 (57.14%) PaaS
1 16 (57.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) X.500
2 4 (14.29%) SAN
2 4 (14.29%) WAN
3 3 (10.71%) LAN
3 3 (10.71%) WinSCP
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) FCoE
4 1 (3.57%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.57%) SMS
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Operations Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Operations Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Support Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (17.86%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Operational Support Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Operations Support Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Backup Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Unix Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Digital Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Digital Performance Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Mainframe Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Mainframe Support
8 1 (3.57%) MVS Support
8 1 (3.57%) Services Delivery Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Solaris Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) ISPF
2 1 (3.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (60.71%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (50.00%) VSAM
3 13 (46.43%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.57%) Clustering
5 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (92.86%) Windows
3 25 (89.29%) Unix
3 25 (89.29%) Windows Server
4 24 (85.71%) HPUX
5 22 (78.57%) Windows 2000 Server
6 21 (75.00%) AIX
6 21 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (53.57%) MVS
8 14 (50.00%) VME
8 14 (50.00%) VMS
9 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (3.57%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) ITIL
1 18 (64.29%) Problem-Solving
2 17 (60.71%) Change Management
3 16 (57.14%) Open Source
4 15 (53.57%) Data Management
4 15 (53.57%) ITIL V3
4 15 (53.57%) Service Management
5 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
5 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.71%) Time Management
6 2 (7.14%) Proactive Management
6 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 2 (7.14%) Release Management
6 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.57%) High Availability
7 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.57%) Operations Management
7 1 (3.57%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) Shell Script
2 17 (60.71%) PowerShell
3 14 (50.00%) C
3 14 (50.00%) JCL
4 10 (35.71%) Perl
5 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.57%) C-shell
5 1 (3.57%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) DV Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 14 (50.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 14 (50.00%) RACF
3 7 (25.00%) Samba
4 2 (7.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (64.29%) Tivoli
2 14 (50.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 3 (10.71%) Backup Exec
3 3 (10.71%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (10.71%) NetBackup
3 3 (10.71%) PureDisk
3 3 (10.71%) Simpana
3 3 (10.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (85.71%) HP
2 19 (67.86%) Red Hat
3 18 (64.29%) BMC
4 15 (53.57%) ServiceNow
5 10 (35.71%) Sun
6 7 (25.00%) Cisco
7 4 (14.29%) Oracle
8 3 (10.71%) arcserve
8 3 (10.71%) Brocade
8 3 (10.71%) CA
8 3 (10.71%) CommVault
8 3 (10.71%) EMC
8 3 (10.71%) IBM
8 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.71%) NetApp
8 3 (10.71%) SAP
8 3 (10.71%) Symantec
8 3 (10.71%) Veritas
9 1 (3.57%) F5