The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 83 87 67
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Contract jobs citing Solaris 45 34 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.63% 1.33% 1.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.71% 5.40% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 8 20
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£350 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £363 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £408 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £23.46 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+113.12% -28.90%
Solaris
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
584 630 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.11% 24.73% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 276 208
Average daily rate £325 £335 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +15.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £137 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 41
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.90 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Solaris
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
Glasgow -1 16 £363 - 5
Edinburgh -7 9 £438 +9.37%
North Lanarkshire +4 2 £275 -
Aberdeen - 2 £300 -
West Lothian +4 1 - - 1
Stirling -7 1 £463 +15.62%
Fife - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Inverclyde - - - - 1
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 47 (68.12%) Linux
2 31 (44.93%) UNIX
3 29 (42.03%) SQL
3 29 (42.03%) SAN
4 25 (36.23%) Oracle
5 24 (34.78%) Veritas
6 22 (31.88%) AIX
7 20 (28.99%) Security Cleared
8 19 (27.54%) NAS
9 18 (26.09%) Windows
9 18 (26.09%) Red Hat
9 18 (26.09%) Citrix
9 18 (26.09%) Configuration Management
9 18 (26.09%) Clustering
10 17 (24.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (23.19%) Tivoli
12 15 (21.74%) IPsec
12 15 (21.74%) Netcool
12 15 (21.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 15 (21.74%) Active Directory
12 15 (21.74%) Software Distribution
13 14 (20.29%) SC Cleared
13 14 (20.29%) IBM
14 13 (18.84%) HPUX
14 13 (18.84%) Banking
14 13 (18.84%) Oracle Database
15 12 (17.39%) Finance
16 10 (14.49%) Oracle Database 11g
17 9 (13.04%) Sun
18 8 (11.59%) Middleware

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (11.59%) WebSphere
2 7 (10.14%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (2.90%) IIS
4 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.45%) iPlanet
5 1 (1.45%) CMS
5 1 (1.45%) Apache
5 1 (1.45%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (42.03%) SAN
2 19 (27.54%) NAS
3 15 (21.74%) IPsec
4 6 (8.70%) DNS
5 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.35%) VPN
6 3 (4.35%) Firewall
6 3 (4.35%) LDAP
6 3 (4.35%) LAN
6 3 (4.35%) WAN
6 3 (4.35%) DHCP
6 3 (4.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) Oracle Database
2 10 (14.49%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) RSpec
1 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
1 2 (2.90%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.45%) Ant
2 1 (1.45%) JUnit
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.45%) JMeter
2 1 (1.45%) Subversion
2 1 (1.45%) Maven
General
1 13 (18.84%) Banking
2 12 (17.39%) Finance
3 3 (4.35%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.90%) International Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (13.04%) DBA
1 9 (13.04%) Administrator
2 8 (11.59%) UNIX Administrator
3 7 (10.14%) Integration Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (8.70%) Architect
4 6 (8.70%) Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.80%) UNIX Specialist
6 4 (5.80%) Ruby Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Designer
7 3 (4.35%) UNIX Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.35%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (2.90%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Capacity Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.59%) Middleware
2 5 (7.25%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (7.25%) CSS
3 4 (5.80%) Web Services
3 4 (5.80%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle Streams
4 3 (4.35%) HTML
5 2 (2.90%) Backbone.js
5 2 (2.90%) Ember.js
5 2 (2.90%) jQuery
6 1 (1.45%) JPA
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.45%) RESTful
6 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (1.45%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.45%) Spring
6 1 (1.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.09%) Clustering
2 4 (5.80%) Open Source
3 3 (4.35%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.35%) iSeries
3 3 (4.35%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.45%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.45%) W3C
4 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 47 (68.12%) Linux
2 31 (44.93%) UNIX
3 22 (31.88%) AIX
4 18 (26.09%) Windows
5 17 (24.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (18.84%) HPUX
7 4 (5.80%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.45%) zOS
8 1 (1.45%) Tru64
8 1 (1.45%) Android
8 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.09%) Configuration Management
2 15 (21.74%) Software Distribution
3 7 (10.14%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (8.70%) ITIL
4 6 (8.70%) Change Management
5 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.25%) Migration
5 5 (7.25%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.80%) Performance Management
6 4 (5.80%) Performance Testing
6 4 (5.80%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (5.80%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (5.80%) BDD
6 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.80%) TDD
6 4 (5.80%) ETL
6 4 (5.80%) Project Management
7 3 (4.35%) Service Management
7 3 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 29 (42.03%) SQL
2 6 (8.70%) Perl
3 5 (7.25%) Ruby
4 4 (5.80%) VB
5 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.90%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (1.45%) Java
6 1 (1.45%) PHP
6 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.45%) Korn
6 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (28.99%) Security Cleared
2 14 (20.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.59%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.35%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.35%) KVM
4 3 (4.35%) RHEV
5 2 (2.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 16 (23.19%) Tivoli
2 15 (21.74%) Netcool
2 15 (21.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (8.70%) Data Guard
4 3 (4.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (2.90%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (2.90%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (2.90%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.45%) Legato
6 1 (1.45%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 25 (36.23%) Oracle
2 24 (34.78%) Veritas
3 18 (26.09%) Red Hat
3 18 (26.09%) Citrix
4 14 (20.29%) IBM
5 9 (13.04%) Sun
6 7 (10.14%) HP
6 7 (10.14%) EMC
6 7 (10.14%) Symantec
6 7 (10.14%) VMware
7 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
8 4 (5.80%) BMC
9 1 (1.45%) Brocade
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