The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 19 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Solaris 5 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 4.76% 5.32% 10.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.82% 10.87% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
Average daily rate
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£336 £324 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.74% -23.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £271 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £31.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +16.66%
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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 Renfrewshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
39 46 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 37.14% 48.94% 73.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 42
Average daily rate £335 £335 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £273 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £491 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 16 (100.00%) SQL
1 16 (100.00%) Citrix
1 16 (100.00%) SAN
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (93.75%) Veritas
2 15 (93.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 15 (93.75%) Configuration Management
2 15 (93.75%) Clustering
2 15 (93.75%) IPsec
2 15 (93.75%) NAS
2 15 (93.75%) Software Distribution
2 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
3 14 (87.50%) Tivoli
3 14 (87.50%) Netcool
4 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
4 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
5 7 (43.75%) Degree
5 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.25%) Firewall
6 1 (6.25%) Middleware
6 1 (6.25%) DHCP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) SAN
2 15 (93.75%) IPsec
2 15 (93.75%) NAS
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (93.75%) Clustering
2 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.25%) Open Source
3 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) AIX
2 1 (6.25%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Configuration Management
1 15 (93.75%) Software Distribution
2 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) KVM
2 1 (6.25%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 15 (93.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 14 (87.50%) Tivoli
2 14 (87.50%) Netcool
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Citrix
2 15 (93.75%) Veritas
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle