The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 8 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 17 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 16.35% 1.28% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.17% 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+60.52% -32.14%
Solaris
Northern Ireland

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

Operating Systems Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
47 16 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 45.19% 20.51% 28.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 18
Average daily rate £250 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £323 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
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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
Belfast +9 17 - -
Solaris
Northern Ireland

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 19 (100.00%) UNIX
2 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Linux
3 13 (68.42%) Load Balancing
3 13 (68.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (63.16%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (57.89%) ITIL
5 11 (57.89%) DMZ
5 11 (57.89%) Firewall
5 11 (57.89%) Validation
5 11 (57.89%) Reverse Proxy
6 9 (47.37%) Java
7 8 (42.11%) Sun
7 8 (42.11%) Middleware
8 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
9 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
9 5 (26.32%) TIBCO
9 5 (26.32%) Identity Management
9 5 (26.32%) Finance
9 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
9 5 (26.32%) SailPoint
10 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
10 4 (21.05%) SQL
10 4 (21.05%) Oracle
10 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (21.05%) Business Objects
10 4 (21.05%) IBM
10 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
10 4 (21.05%) Tivoli
10 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
2 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (10.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) DMZ
1 11 (57.89%) Firewall
1 11 (57.89%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (15.79%) LDAP
3 2 (10.53%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (10.53%) KDB
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
1 2 (10.53%) Cognos Framework Manager
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
2 2 (10.53%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Operations Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Middleware Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Operations Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Sun Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) Middleware
2 5 (26.32%) SailPoint
3 2 (10.53%) SOAP
3 2 (10.53%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) UNIX
2 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Linux
3 13 (68.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Load Balancing
2 11 (57.89%) ITIL
2 11 (57.89%) Validation
3 5 (26.32%) Identity Management
4 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) OOP
5 2 (10.53%) OO
5 2 (10.53%) ETL
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
3 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
4 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) Perl
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Tivoli
2 2 (10.53%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Sun
2 5 (26.32%) TIBCO
3 4 (21.05%) IBM
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 4 (21.05%) Business Objects
4 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 2 (10.53%) Cognos
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) Infoblox
4 2 (10.53%) Cyber-Ark