The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 36 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.56% 0.56% 3.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.25% 3.13% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
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£343 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £345 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.85% -7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.66%
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 Merseyside region.

Operating Systems Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
89 32 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.72% 17.78% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 22
Average daily rate £208 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.15% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £109 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £464 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.60 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.46 £15.60 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 7 July 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
Prescot - 1 - -
Solaris
North West

Solaris
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (25.00%) Publishing
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Technical Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy