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 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 19 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 14 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 13.08% - 6.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
Average daily rate
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£344 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.33% -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%
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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
49 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 45.79% 70.59% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 24 21
Average daily rate £358 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 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 18 December 2014.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 23 (100.00%) SQL
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
1 23 (100.00%) Citrix
1 23 (100.00%) SAN
1 23 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
2 19 (82.61%) Tivoli
2 19 (82.61%) Netcool
2 19 (82.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 19 (82.61%) IPsec
2 19 (82.61%) Clustering
2 19 (82.61%) Veritas
2 19 (82.61%) Software Distribution
2 19 (82.61%) NAS
3 16 (69.57%) SC Cleared
3 16 (69.57%) Security Cleared
4 4 (17.39%) VMware
4 4 (17.39%) VMware ESX
4 4 (17.39%) DNS
4 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (17.39%) Firewall
4 4 (17.39%) Middleware
4 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
4 4 (17.39%) Thin Client
4 4 (17.39%) DHCP
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
4 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
4 4 (17.39%) Web Services
4 4 (17.39%) UNIX

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) SAN
2 19 (82.61%) IPsec
2 19 (82.61%) NAS
3 4 (17.39%) DNS
3 4 (17.39%) Firewall
3 4 (17.39%) DHCP
4 3 (13.04%) VPN
4 3 (13.04%) LAN
4 3 (13.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) Linux Support
3 1 (4.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Middleware
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (82.61%) Clustering
2 4 (17.39%) Thin Client
2 4 (17.39%) Fat Client
2 4 (17.39%) Open Source
3 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) UNIX
2 4 (17.39%) AIX
2 4 (17.39%) HPUX
2 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 19 (82.61%) Software Distribution
3 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Change Data Capture
4 3 (13.04%) Service Management
5 2 (8.70%) Six Sigma
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) SC Cleared
1 16 (69.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
System Software
1 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) VMware ESX
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) KVM
2 4 (17.39%) RHEV
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (82.61%) Tivoli
1 19 (82.61%) Netcool
1 19 (82.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (8.70%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Citrix
2 19 (82.61%) Veritas
3 4 (17.39%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) HP