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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 55 55 63
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Solaris 15 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.68% 1.56% 1.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 5.53% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £413 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £411 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.30 £30.60 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+12.09% +13.33%
Solaris
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
180 199 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.18% 28.27% 23.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 98 116
Average daily rate £350 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £125 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 2
Average hourly rate £31.75 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.83% +10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.15% -0.78%

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 4 May 2015, 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 14 (56.00%) Oracle
1 14 (56.00%) UNIX
2 11 (44.00%) Linux
2 11 (44.00%) Oracle Database
3 10 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 8 (32.00%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (28.00%) SAN
5 7 (28.00%) Windows
5 7 (28.00%) AIX
6 6 (24.00%) SQL
6 6 (24.00%) Oracle9i Database
6 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (20.00%) Veritas
7 5 (20.00%) Finance
7 5 (20.00%) Migration
8 4 (16.00%) ETL
8 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (16.00%) VB
8 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
8 4 (16.00%) Data Migration
8 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (16.00%) Oracle Streams
8 4 (16.00%) Security Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (16.00%) Information Assurance
8 4 (16.00%) Data Guard

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (4.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) SAN
2 2 (8.00%) NAS
3 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (24.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) Hudson
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) DBA
2 9 (36.00%) Administrator
2 9 (36.00%) Oracle DBA
3 8 (32.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 8 (32.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 8 (32.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Designer
4 1 (4.00%) Backup Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Streams
2 1 (4.00%) JSON
2 1 (4.00%) REST
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (4.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) UNIX
2 11 (44.00%) Linux
3 7 (28.00%) Windows
3 7 (28.00%) AIX
4 3 (12.00%) SUSE
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.00%) HPUX
6 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (16.00%) ETL
3 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (16.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (16.00%) Security Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (16.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (8.00%) Service Management
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) Time Management
5 1 (4.00%) Kanban
5 1 (4.00%) BDD
5 1 (4.00%) Software Distribution
5 1 (4.00%) CRM
5 1 (4.00%) OOD
5 1 (4.00%) Scrum
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) VB
2 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.00%) Korn
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (4.00%) vSphere
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (16.00%) Data Guard
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (4.00%) Netcool
4 1 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Veritas
3 3 (12.00%) Sun
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Dell
5 1 (4.00%) EMC
5 1 (4.00%) CommVault
5 1 (4.00%) StorageTek
5 1 (4.00%) Symantec