The table below looks at the statistics 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 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 21 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing Solaris 11 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 7.86% 20.00% 7.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 23.53% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 2
Average daily rate
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£267 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £400 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £400 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £37.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+55.40% +8.82%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

Operating Systems Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
55 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 39.29% 85.00% 85.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 14 16
Average daily rate £334 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.89% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
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
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 September 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 14 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 13 (92.86%) Citrix
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 13 (92.86%) Linux
3 12 (85.71%) SAN
4 10 (71.43%) Tivoli
4 10 (71.43%) Netcool
4 10 (71.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 10 (71.43%) IPsec
4 10 (71.43%) Clustering
4 10 (71.43%) NAS
4 10 (71.43%) Software Distribution
5 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
5 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
5 9 (64.29%) Veritas
6 4 (28.57%) Lean Six Sigma
6 4 (28.57%) Open Source
6 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
6 4 (28.57%) Middleware
6 4 (28.57%) Six Sigma
6 4 (28.57%) Service Management
6 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (28.57%) Firewall
6 4 (28.57%) VPN
6 4 (28.57%) LAN
6 4 (28.57%) WAN
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL
6 4 (28.57%) UNIX
6 4 (28.57%) AIX

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (21.43%) WebLogic
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) SAN
2 10 (71.43%) IPsec
2 10 (71.43%) NAS
3 4 (28.57%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) VPN
4 3 (21.43%) DNS
4 3 (21.43%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Build Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Middleware
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Clustering
2 4 (28.57%) Open Source
3 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
3 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
4 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.14%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) UNIX
2 4 (28.57%) AIX
3 3 (21.43%) HPUX
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 10 (71.43%) Software Distribution
3 4 (28.57%) Service Management
3 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Six Sigma
3 4 (28.57%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Change Data Capture
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) KVM
2 3 (21.43%) RHEV
3 1 (7.14%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) Tivoli
1 10 (71.43%) Netcool
1 10 (71.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (21.43%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Citrix
2 9 (64.29%) Veritas
3 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) IBM