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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 24 23 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing Solaris 1 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 1.25% 3.23% 15.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.13% 5.88% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 10
Average daily rate
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- £283 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £26.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+2.83% -1.85%
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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
32 51 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 40.00% 54.84% 84.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 37 50
Average daily rate £355 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £264 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £379 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
1 7 (100.00%) Veritas
1 7 (100.00%) IPsec
1 7 (100.00%) Clustering
1 7 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 7 (100.00%) NAS
1 7 (100.00%) Software Distribution
1 7 (100.00%) Server Building
2 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 6 (85.71%) Tivoli
2 6 (85.71%) Netcool
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
1 7 (100.00%) IPsec
1 7 (100.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Clustering
2 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Distribution
1 7 (100.00%) Server Building
2 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (85.71%) Tivoli
2 6 (85.71%) Netcool
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) Veritas