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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 17 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 14 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 12.07% - 6.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.43% - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 2
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£344 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 - £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 - £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+60.52% -32.14%
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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
46 39 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 39.66% 63.93% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 25 22
Average daily rate £358 £355 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) SQL
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
1 23 (100.00%) Citrix
1 23 (100.00%) SAN
1 23 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
2 19 (82.61%) Tivoli
2 19 (82.61%) Netcool
2 19 (82.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 19 (82.61%) IPsec
2 19 (82.61%) Clustering
2 19 (82.61%) Veritas
2 19 (82.61%) Software Distribution
2 19 (82.61%) NAS
3 16 (69.57%) SC Cleared
3 16 (69.57%) Security Cleared
4 4 (17.39%) VMware
4 4 (17.39%) VMware ESX
4 4 (17.39%) DNS
4 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (17.39%) Firewall
4 4 (17.39%) Middleware
4 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
4 4 (17.39%) Thin Client
4 4 (17.39%) DHCP
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
4 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
4 4 (17.39%) Web Services
4 4 (17.39%) UNIX

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) SAN
2 19 (82.61%) IPsec
2 19 (82.61%) NAS
3 4 (17.39%) Firewall
3 4 (17.39%) DHCP
3 4 (17.39%) DNS
4 3 (13.04%) VPN
4 3 (13.04%) LAN
4 3 (13.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) Linux Support
3 1 (4.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
1 4 (17.39%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (82.61%) Clustering
2 4 (17.39%) Fat Client
2 4 (17.39%) Open Source
2 4 (17.39%) Thin Client
3 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (17.39%) UNIX
2 4 (17.39%) AIX
2 4 (17.39%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 19 (82.61%) Software Distribution
3 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Change Data Capture
4 3 (13.04%) Service Management
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Six Sigma
5 2 (8.70%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) SC Cleared
1 16 (69.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
System Software
1 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) VMware ESX
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) KVM
2 4 (17.39%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 19 (82.61%) Tivoli
1 19 (82.61%) Netcool
1 19 (82.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (8.70%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Citrix
2 19 (82.61%) Veritas
3 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
3 4 (17.39%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) HP