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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 17 27 9
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Contract jobs citing Solaris 7 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 6.54% 3.40% 17.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.88% 7.69% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
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£330 £269 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.67% -41.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £251 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £344 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.73% -4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.46%
Solaris
Scotland

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
32 65 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 29.91% 44.22% 65.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 57 15
Average daily rate £352 £340 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.40% -16.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £379 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 31 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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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
Erskine +10 4 £330 +22.67%
Paisley - 3 - -
Solaris
Scotland

Solaris
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (100.00%) Veritas
1 11 (100.00%) Clustering
2 8 (72.73%) NAS
2 8 (72.73%) Software Distribution
2 8 (72.73%) Server Building
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) Citrix
2 8 (72.73%) SAN
2 8 (72.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (72.73%) IPsec
3 7 (63.64%) Configuration Management
3 7 (63.64%) Tivoli
3 7 (63.64%) Netcool
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
5 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
5 3 (27.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (27.27%) Veritas File System
5 3 (27.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (27.27%) UNIX
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Migration

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) SAN
1 8 (72.73%) IPsec
1 8 (72.73%) NAS
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Solaris Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Clustering
2 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
3 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Software Distribution
1 8 (72.73%) Server Building
2 7 (63.64%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Veritas File System
2 3 (27.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (63.64%) Tivoli
2 7 (63.64%) Netcool
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Veritas
2 8 (72.73%) Citrix