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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 19 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 5 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 6.10% 12.28% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 15.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Average daily rate £324 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.60 £27.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.92%
Operating Systems Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
45 46 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 54.88% 80.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 32 41 0
Average daily rate £332 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 4 (80.00%) AIX
1 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 3 (60.00%) Six Sigma
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (60.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Change Data Capture
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) KVM
3 2 (40.00%) RHEV
3 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle RAC

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 2 (40.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (20.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (20.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) AIX
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) HPUX
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Six Sigma
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (40.00%) Change Data Capture
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Korn
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) KVM
2 2 (40.00%) RHEV
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (20.00%) VMware GSX
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Lumension