The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 81 75 72
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Solaris 11 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.00% 0.60% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.03% 3.05% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Average daily rate £425 £460 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% +8.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.60 £30.60
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +32.67%
Solaris
North West

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

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
273 197 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.71% 19.72% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 109 72
Average daily rate £425 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £621 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 37
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.35 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -54.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Cheshire region.

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington 0 9 £425 +1.19% 1
Solaris
North West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 30 (81.08%) AIX
2 27 (72.97%) Data Centre
3 26 (70.27%) HPUX
4 25 (67.57%) Migration
5 24 (64.86%) Linux
6 21 (56.76%) Windows
7 19 (51.35%) Unix
7 19 (51.35%) VMware
8 17 (45.95%) Sun
9 16 (43.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (40.54%) Security Cleared
10 15 (40.54%) IBM
10 15 (40.54%) Red Hat
11 14 (37.84%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (32.43%) HP
13 11 (29.73%) Clustering
14 10 (27.03%) WAN
15 9 (24.32%) Cisco
15 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
15 9 (24.32%) VCE vBlock
16 8 (21.62%) FlexPod
16 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
16 8 (21.62%) Dell
17 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
18 6 (16.22%) Citrix
19 4 (10.81%) Oracle
19 4 (10.81%) Finance
20 3 (8.11%) SAN
20 3 (8.11%) Middleware
20 3 (8.11%) Open Source

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) WAN
2 3 (8.11%) SAN
3 2 (5.41%) Firewall
3 2 (5.41%) LAN
3 2 (5.41%) NAS
4 1 (2.70%) DNS
4 1 (2.70%) LDAP
4 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Architect
2 11 (29.73%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (18.92%) Consultant
3 7 (18.92%) IT Architect
3 7 (18.92%) IT Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Solaris Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) AIX Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Sun Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Linux Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Solaris Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) VMware Architect
8 1 (2.70%) AIX Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) HPUX Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) Linux Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) Linux Support
8 1 (2.70%) Migration Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (72.97%) Data Centre
2 11 (29.73%) Clustering
3 9 (24.32%) VCE vBlock
4 8 (21.62%) FlexPod
5 1 (2.70%) HACMP
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (81.08%) AIX
2 26 (70.27%) HPUX
3 24 (64.86%) Linux
4 21 (56.76%) Windows
5 19 (51.35%) Unix
6 16 (43.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) Migration
2 3 (8.11%) Open Source
3 2 (5.41%) High Availability
3 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.70%) CRM
4 1 (2.70%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.70%) ERP
4 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.70%) Service Management
4 1 (2.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) Perl
1 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Security Cleared
2 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
3 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (5.41%) Veritas File System
4 2 (5.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (5.41%) vSphere
5 1 (2.70%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Puppet
1 2 (5.41%) vRealize
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) VMware
2 17 (45.95%) Sun
3 15 (40.54%) IBM
3 15 (40.54%) Red Hat
4 12 (32.43%) HP
5 9 (24.32%) Cisco
6 8 (21.62%) Dell
7 6 (16.22%) Citrix
8 4 (10.81%) Oracle
9 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
9 2 (5.41%) Veritas
10 1 (2.70%) 3PAR
10 1 (2.70%) Avaya
10 1 (2.70%) EMC
10 1 (2.70%) Hitachi
10 1 (2.70%) Sitecore
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