The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 49 54 47
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Solaris 16 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.12% 0.79% 2.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.39% 3.09% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 8
Average daily rate
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£363 £363 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £363 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £363 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £23.61 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+111.81% -27.36%
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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 Glasgow region.

Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
154 162 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.45% 25.71% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 83 63
Average daily rate £315 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £176 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £160.00 £18.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.06% +770.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £9.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £160.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Solaris
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Glasgow region.

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (47.37%) Oracle
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) UNIX
2 7 (36.84%) SAN
2 7 (36.84%) AIX
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle Database
3 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (26.32%) Migration
4 5 (26.32%) Veritas
4 5 (26.32%) Windows
4 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) VB
5 4 (21.05%) ETL
5 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
5 4 (21.05%) Mac OS X
5 4 (21.05%) TDD
5 4 (21.05%) Ruby
5 4 (21.05%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle Streams
5 4 (21.05%) Data Guard
5 4 (21.05%) BDD
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
6 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (15.79%) WebSphere

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (15.79%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) IPsec
2 1 (5.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle Database
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) RSpec
1 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
1 2 (10.53%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) DBA
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (21.05%) Ruby Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 2 (10.53%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planner
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Storage Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Streams
2 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) CSS
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (10.53%) Middleware
3 2 (10.53%) jQuery
3 2 (10.53%) Backbone.js
3 2 (10.53%) Ember.js
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) CLARiiON
1 1 (5.26%) Clustering
1 1 (5.26%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) UNIX
2 7 (36.84%) AIX
3 5 (26.32%) Windows
4 4 (21.05%) Mac OS X
5 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (26.32%) Migration
3 4 (21.05%) TDD
3 4 (21.05%) ETL
3 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (21.05%) BDD
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Web Development
5 2 (10.53%) MVC
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Software Distribution
6 1 (5.26%) Information Assurance
6 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) VB
2 4 (21.05%) Ruby
3 2 (10.53%) CoffeeScript
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.26%) Netcool
2 1 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Veritas
3 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
4 3 (15.79%) IBM
5 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 2 (10.53%) EMC
5 2 (10.53%) BMC
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) Brocade
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.26%) Sun
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