The first table below looks at the demand for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Erskine region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 25 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 4.26% 19.05% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.38% 28.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £463 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-18.46% -7.14%
Operating Systems Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
64 14 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 45.39% 66.67% 91.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 14 15
Average daily rate £336 £408 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.63% +5.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £355 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £550 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Solaris
Renfrewshire

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 9 (81.82%) Configuration Management
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Citrix
2 8 (72.73%) SAN
3 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
3 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) Service Management
4 5 (45.45%) IPsec
4 5 (45.45%) Clustering
4 5 (45.45%) Tivoli
4 5 (45.45%) Netcool
4 5 (45.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) AIX
4 5 (45.45%) NAS
4 5 (45.45%) Software Distribution
5 4 (36.36%) Open Source
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) UNIX
5 4 (36.36%) LAN
5 4 (36.36%) WAN
5 4 (36.36%) VPN
5 4 (36.36%) DNS
5 4 (36.36%) Veritas
5 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) VMware ESX
5 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 3 (27.27%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) SAN
2 5 (45.45%) IPsec
2 5 (45.45%) NAS
3 4 (36.36%) LAN
3 4 (36.36%) WAN
3 4 (36.36%) VPN
3 4 (36.36%) DNS
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) DHCP
5 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Middleware
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Clustering
2 4 (36.36%) Open Source
3 3 (27.27%) Fat Client
3 3 (27.27%) Thin Client
4 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
5 1 (9.09%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) AIX
3 4 (36.36%) UNIX
4 3 (27.27%) HPUX
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Configuration Management
2 5 (45.45%) Service Management
2 5 (45.45%) Software Distribution
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (36.36%) Six Sigma
3 4 (36.36%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Change Data Capture
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Release Management
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Korn
3 1 (9.09%) VBScript
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware ESX
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (27.27%) KVM
3 3 (27.27%) RHEV
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (9.09%) VMware GSX
4 1 (9.09%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Tivoli
1 5 (45.45%) Netcool
1 5 (45.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) Veritas
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) Lumension