The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 70 76 57
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -19
Contract jobs citing Solaris 17 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.22% 0.72% 2.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.61% 3.54% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £270 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £430 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £369
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.63 £31.90 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.94% -8.85%
Solaris
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
303 226 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.81% 20.42% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 117 109
Average daily rate £350 £263 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £135 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 24 35
Average hourly rate £13.94 £17.50 £18.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.37% -3.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.06 £10.83 £9.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - - - -
Bury - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Sale - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Solaris
North West

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 25 (71.43%) UNIX
2 18 (51.43%) AIX
3 14 (40.00%) Linux
3 14 (40.00%) Windows
4 11 (31.43%) Finance
4 11 (31.43%) Migration
5 10 (28.57%) VMware
5 10 (28.57%) SAN
5 10 (28.57%) Oracle
6 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
7 8 (22.86%) EMC
7 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
7 8 (22.86%) Mainframe
7 8 (22.86%) NAS
8 7 (20.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 7 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (20.00%) Replication
8 7 (20.00%) Celerra
8 7 (20.00%) iSCSI
8 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (20.00%) VSAM
8 7 (20.00%) CICS
8 7 (20.00%) CA
8 7 (20.00%) Terminal Services
8 7 (20.00%) VMware ESX
8 7 (20.00%) Clustering
8 7 (20.00%) Citrix
8 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (20.00%) IIS

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (20.00%) CICS
1 7 (20.00%) IIS
2 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.71%) Apache
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle Financials
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) SAN
2 8 (22.86%) NAS
3 7 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (20.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (5.71%) DNS
4 2 (5.71%) DHCP
4 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.86%) Firewall
5 1 (2.86%) VPN
5 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle Discoverer
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle OWB
3 5 (14.29%) DataStage
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle9i Database
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
1 7 (20.00%) DBA
2 5 (14.29%) Technical Design Leader
2 5 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 3 (8.57%) WebSphere Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Server Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Design Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Lead Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Solaris Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) OSS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) Middleware
2 3 (8.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (8.57%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Mainframe
2 7 (20.00%) Replication
2 7 (20.00%) Celerra
2 7 (20.00%) VSAM
2 7 (20.00%) Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) Life Science
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 25 (71.43%) UNIX
2 18 (51.43%) AIX
3 14 (40.00%) Linux
3 14 (40.00%) Windows
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.57%) HPUX
5 2 (5.71%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Migration
2 6 (17.14%) Change Control
3 5 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.86%) SIEM
6 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) COBOL
2 2 (5.71%) PHP
3 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) CCNA
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.71%) MCSE
1 2 (5.71%) MCP
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (20.00%) Terminal Services
2 7 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Afaria
1 1 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
1 1 (2.86%) OpenView
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) VMware
1 10 (28.57%) Oracle
2 8 (22.86%) EMC
2 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.00%) CA
3 7 (20.00%) Citrix
4 6 (17.14%) HP
5 5 (14.29%) IBM
6 3 (8.57%) StorageTek
6 3 (8.57%) Sun
7 2 (5.71%) Cisco
7 2 (5.71%) Dell
8 1 (2.86%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.86%) Axway
8 1 (2.86%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.86%) Apple
8 1 (2.86%) Juniper
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago