The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 16 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 5.13% 0.95% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 2.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£175 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.83% -11.66%
Solaris
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Operating Systems Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
32 34 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 41.03% 32.38% 36.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 24
Average daily rate £175 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £244 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £388 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solaris across the Belfast region.

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Perl
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) UNIX
4 3 (50.00%) Juniper
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) Derivative
4 3 (50.00%) Equities
5 2 (33.33%) Information Security
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) QA
5 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) Service Management
6 1 (16.67%) Change Management
6 1 (16.67%) Sun
6 1 (16.67%) Banking
6 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
6 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (16.67%) Validation
6 1 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (16.67%) Jython
6 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Equities
1 3 (50.00%) Derivative
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Server Building
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Jython
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Sun
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat