The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 57 69 47
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Contract jobs citing Solaris 36 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.14% 0.85% 1.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.79% 5.88% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £375 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £400 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £389 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.07% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.67 £57.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-36.22% +55.40%
Solaris
Scotland

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

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
228 170 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.56% 14.46% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 91 59
Average daily rate £375 £315 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £110 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Solaris
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 39 (76.47%) Migration
2 35 (68.63%) Finance
3 27 (52.94%) AIX
4 24 (47.06%) UNIX
5 22 (43.14%) HPUX
6 21 (41.18%) Oracle
7 18 (35.29%) Veritas
8 15 (29.41%) Linux
8 15 (29.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 14 (27.45%) Data Centre
9 14 (27.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 13 (25.49%) Windows
11 12 (23.53%) Law
11 12 (23.53%) Clustering
11 12 (23.53%) Veritas File System
11 12 (23.53%) Banking
12 11 (21.57%) SQL
13 10 (19.61%) Middleware
14 9 (17.65%) Red Hat
15 8 (15.69%) HP
15 8 (15.69%) Mainframe
15 8 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (13.73%) EMC
16 7 (13.73%) SAN
17 6 (11.76%) NetBackup
17 6 (11.76%) Change Management
18 5 (9.80%) WebSphere
18 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
18 5 (9.80%) Sun
18 5 (9.80%) WebSphere Application Server

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (9.80%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (9.80%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.84%) WebSphere Portal
2 4 (7.84%) CICS
2 4 (7.84%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (1.96%) PowerExchange
3 1 (1.96%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) Apache
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) SAN
2 1 (1.96%) Wireless
2 1 (1.96%) VLAN
2 1 (1.96%) NAS
2 1 (1.96%) LDAP
2 1 (1.96%) LAN
2 1 (1.96%) WLAN
2 1 (1.96%) WAN
2 1 (1.96%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) DB2
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.96%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Introscope
2 1 (1.96%) Subversion
2 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
General
1 35 (68.63%) Finance
2 12 (23.53%) Law
2 12 (23.53%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Administrator
2 15 (29.41%) Architect
3 10 (19.61%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (13.73%) UNIX Administrator
5 7 (13.73%) Server Administrator
6 6 (11.76%) UNIX Consultant
6 6 (11.76%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 6 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (11.76%) Consultant
7 5 (9.80%) Solaris Administrator
8 4 (7.84%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
8 4 (7.84%) Designer
8 4 (7.84%) WebSphere Administrator
9 3 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
9 3 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
9 3 (5.88%) Solaris Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.92%) UNIX Support
10 2 (3.92%) Systems Support
10 2 (3.92%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Data Centre
2 12 (23.53%) Clustering
3 8 (15.69%) Mainframe
4 4 (7.84%) LPAR
5 1 (1.96%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.96%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (52.94%) AIX
2 24 (47.06%) UNIX
3 22 (43.14%) HPUX
4 15 (29.41%) Linux
5 13 (25.49%) Windows
6 8 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (7.84%) zOS
8 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (5.88%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (76.47%) Migration
2 6 (11.76%) Change Management
3 3 (5.88%) Patch Management
4 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.92%) Data Management
5 1 (1.96%) Project Planning
5 1 (1.96%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.96%) Data Migration
5 1 (1.96%) Network Architecture
5 1 (1.96%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.96%) Network Management
5 1 (1.96%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (1.96%) Data Transformation
5 1 (1.96%) Programme Management
5 1 (1.96%) Server Building
5 1 (1.96%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) SQL
2 4 (7.84%) Jython
3 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.96%) Perl
System Software
1 15 (29.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 14 (27.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 12 (23.53%) Veritas File System
4 4 (7.84%) SRDF
5 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.84%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (7.84%) CA Wily
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Oracle
2 18 (35.29%) Veritas
3 9 (17.65%) Red Hat
4 8 (15.69%) HP
5 7 (13.73%) EMC
6 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
6 5 (9.80%) Sun
7 4 (7.84%) CA
8 3 (5.88%) Symantec
9 2 (3.92%) IBM
10 1 (1.96%) VMware
10 1 (1.96%) Teradata
10 1 (1.96%) Splunk
10 1 (1.96%) Informatica
10 1 (1.96%) NetApp
10 1 (1.96%) Cisco
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago