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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 89 82 73
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing Solaris 40 43 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.37% 1.70% 2.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.08% 6.52% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 28
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£388 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £325 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £26.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -1.85%
Solaris
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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 Scotland region.

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
565 660 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.40% 26.10% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 328 267
Average daily rate £325 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £125 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 39 11
Average hourly rate £28.10 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.11% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £28.70 £36.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 20 £330 -20.00% 2
Edinburgh +5 16 £450 +20.00% 1
Renfrewshire -2 1 - -
Stirling -7 1 - -
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (62.67%) Linux
2 40 (53.33%) UNIX
3 30 (40.00%) Oracle
3 30 (40.00%) AIX
3 30 (40.00%) SAN
4 25 (33.33%) Migration
5 24 (32.00%) Veritas
6 22 (29.33%) SQL
7 21 (28.00%) Red Hat
8 18 (24.00%) Windows
9 17 (22.67%) Oracle RMAN
9 17 (22.67%) Finance
10 16 (21.33%) HPUX
11 15 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (20.00%) Oracle Database
12 14 (18.67%) EMC
13 13 (17.33%) NAS
14 12 (16.00%) Citrix
15 11 (14.67%) Active Directory
15 11 (14.67%) Clustering
15 11 (14.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 11 (14.67%) IPsec
15 11 (14.67%) Software Distribution
16 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
16 10 (13.33%) Degree
16 10 (13.33%) Change Management
16 10 (13.33%) Netcool
16 10 (13.33%) Tivoli
16 10 (13.33%) Configuration Management
16 10 (13.33%) Sun

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 7 (9.33%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (5.33%) WebSphere Portal
3 4 (5.33%) WebSphere Process Server
3 4 (5.33%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.33%) CICS
4 3 (4.00%) ColdFusion
4 3 (4.00%) Apache
5 1 (1.33%) JBoss
5 1 (1.33%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.33%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (40.00%) SAN
2 13 (17.33%) NAS
3 11 (14.67%) IPsec
4 7 (9.33%) LDAP
5 4 (5.33%) DHCP
5 4 (5.33%) DNS
6 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.67%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (10.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (9.33%) Oracle9i Database
5 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (5.33%) DB2
7 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.67%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.33%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Introscope
2 1 (1.33%) Hudson
2 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 17 (22.67%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (2.67%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (32.00%) Administrator
2 17 (22.67%) UNIX Administrator
3 15 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (18.67%) DBA
5 13 (17.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 12 (16.00%) Oracle DBA
7 9 (12.00%) Integration Engineer
8 7 (9.33%) Architect
9 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (5.33%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
10 4 (5.33%) Designer
10 4 (5.33%) Server Administrator
10 4 (5.33%) UNIX Support
10 4 (5.33%) UNIX Specialist
10 4 (5.33%) WebSphere Administrator
10 4 (5.33%) Analyst
11 3 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
11 3 (4.00%) Consultant
11 3 (4.00%) Senior UNIX Consultant
11 3 (4.00%) UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle Streams
2 3 (4.00%) Middleware
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (2.67%) Web Services
3 2 (2.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.33%) HTML
4 1 (1.33%) .NET
4 1 (1.33%) XML
4 1 (1.33%) REST
4 1 (1.33%) JSON
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Clustering
2 8 (10.67%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.67%) Mainframe
4 4 (5.33%) LPAR
5 1 (1.33%) NHS
5 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 47 (62.67%) Linux
2 40 (53.33%) UNIX
3 30 (40.00%) AIX
4 18 (24.00%) Windows
5 16 (21.33%) HPUX
6 15 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (6.67%) zOS
8 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (5.33%) SUSE
9 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.67%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.33%) Migration
2 11 (14.67%) Software Distribution
3 10 (13.33%) Change Management
3 10 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 9 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (8.00%) ITIL
6 4 (5.33%) Security Testing
6 4 (5.33%) Data Migration
6 4 (5.33%) Information Assurance
6 4 (5.33%) Software Testing
6 4 (5.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (5.33%) Service Management
6 4 (5.33%) ETL
6 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.67%) Change Control
7 2 (2.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (2.67%) BCP
7 2 (2.67%) Workflow
8 1 (1.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.33%) SQL
2 6 (8.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (6.67%) VB
3 5 (6.67%) Perl
4 4 (5.33%) Jython
4 4 (5.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.67%) Korn
5 2 (2.67%) Java
6 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.33%) C#
6 1 (1.33%) VB6
6 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
1 10 (13.33%) Degree
2 8 (10.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.67%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (14.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (5.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (5.33%) VMware ESX
3 4 (5.33%) NFS
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.67%) Samba
6 1 (1.33%) SRDF
6 1 (1.33%) vSphere
6 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (22.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 11 (14.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 10 (13.33%) Netcool
3 10 (13.33%) Tivoli
4 9 (12.00%) NetBackup
5 5 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (5.33%) Data Guard
6 4 (5.33%) CA Wily
7 1 (1.33%) logstash
7 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 30 (40.00%) Oracle
2 24 (32.00%) Veritas
3 21 (28.00%) Red Hat
4 14 (18.67%) EMC
5 12 (16.00%) Citrix
6 10 (13.33%) Sun
7 8 (10.67%) HP
8 7 (9.33%) VMware
9 6 (8.00%) NetApp
10 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
11 4 (5.33%) CA
12 3 (4.00%) CommVault
12 3 (4.00%) Symantec
13 2 (2.67%) 3PAR
13 2 (2.67%) SolarWinds
13 2 (2.67%) IBM
14 1 (1.33%) StorageTek
14 1 (1.33%) Cisco
14 1 (1.33%) Dell
14 1 (1.33%) Splunk
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