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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 24 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 9 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 6.00% 21.43% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.25% 30.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
Average daily rate
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£269 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.09%
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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
59 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 39.33% 71.43% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 17 9
Average daily rate £340 £355 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.22% -7.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £525 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 22 August 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 12 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 11 (91.67%) Citrix
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
3 10 (83.33%) SAN
4 8 (66.67%) Tivoli
4 8 (66.67%) Netcool
4 8 (66.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 8 (66.67%) IPsec
4 8 (66.67%) Clustering
4 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 8 (66.67%) NAS
4 8 (66.67%) Software Distribution
5 7 (58.33%) Veritas
6 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 4 (33.33%) Middleware
6 4 (33.33%) Six Sigma
6 4 (33.33%) Service Management
6 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (33.33%) Firewall
6 4 (33.33%) VPN
6 4 (33.33%) LAN
6 4 (33.33%) WAN
6 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (33.33%) UNIX
6 4 (33.33%) AIX
6 4 (33.33%) Open Source
6 4 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) SAN
2 8 (66.67%) IPsec
2 8 (66.67%) NAS
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) DHCP
4 3 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Build Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Middleware
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Clustering
2 4 (33.33%) Open Source
3 3 (25.00%) Fat Client
3 3 (25.00%) Thin Client
4 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (8.33%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) UNIX
2 4 (33.33%) AIX
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (25.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 8 (66.67%) Software Distribution
3 4 (33.33%) Six Sigma
3 4 (33.33%) Service Management
3 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Change Data Capture
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) KVM
2 3 (25.00%) RHEV
3 1 (8.33%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) Tivoli
1 8 (66.67%) Netcool
1 8 (66.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Citrix
2 7 (58.33%) Veritas
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) IBM