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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 67 58 43
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -15
Contract jobs citing Solaris 5 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.58% 0.61% 2.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.54% 2.72% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 10
Average daily rate
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£388 £425 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +78.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £425 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £425 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £375 £374
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +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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Scotland

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
197 147 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.96% 22.41% 16.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 68 52
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £101 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +11.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
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 28 August 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 15 (88.24%) Linux
2 13 (76.47%) HTML
2 13 (76.47%) CSS
2 13 (76.47%) AIX
3 12 (70.59%) Mac OS X
3 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
3 12 (70.59%) TDD
3 12 (70.59%) Ruby
3 12 (70.59%) Ruby on Rails
3 12 (70.59%) BDD
4 8 (47.06%) MVC
4 8 (47.06%) jQuery
5 7 (41.18%) Web Development
5 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (35.29%) RSpec
6 6 (35.29%) CoffeeScript
6 6 (35.29%) Backbone.js
6 6 (35.29%) Jasmine
6 6 (35.29%) Ember.js
6 6 (35.29%) Cucumber
7 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (29.41%) Capistrano
7 5 (29.41%) Pair Programming
7 5 (29.41%) MySQL
8 2 (11.76%) SQL
8 2 (11.76%) Java
8 2 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (11.76%) OO
8 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
8 2 (11.76%) JUnit

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) RSpec
1 6 (35.29%) Cucumber
1 6 (35.29%) Jasmine
2 2 (11.76%) JUnit
2 2 (11.76%) Maven
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Ruby Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.88%) DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Storage Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) CSS
1 13 (76.47%) HTML
2 12 (70.59%) Ruby on Rails
3 8 (47.06%) jQuery
4 6 (35.29%) Backbone.js
4 6 (35.29%) Ember.js
5 2 (11.76%) HTML5
5 2 (11.76%) REST
5 2 (11.76%) JSON
5 2 (11.76%) iBATIS
5 2 (11.76%) Spring MVC
5 2 (11.76%) JSP
5 2 (11.76%) Struts
5 2 (11.76%) Spring
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Streams
6 1 (5.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Linux
2 13 (76.47%) AIX
3 12 (70.59%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX
4 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) TDD
1 12 (70.59%) BDD
2 8 (47.06%) MVC
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) Web Development
4 5 (29.41%) Pair Programming
4 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Web Design
5 2 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (11.76%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) ETL
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
1 12 (70.59%) Ruby
2 6 (35.29%) CoffeeScript
3 2 (11.76%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Capistrano
2 1 (5.88%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) IBM
1 1 (5.88%) EMC
1 1 (5.88%) Veritas
1 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
1 1 (5.88%) Brocade
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