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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 75 99 79
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -20
Contract jobs citing Solaris 63 32 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.92% 1.17% 1.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.62% 5.53% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £326 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% -18.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £254 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £389 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.07% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.67 £57.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-36.22% +55.40%
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
593 579 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.08% 21.14% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 280 223
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £110 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 18
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.00 £32.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Edinburgh +12 36 £425 +9.67% 3
Glasgow +14 16 £353 -9.03% 1
Renfrewshire +7 7 £330 +22.67%
West Lothian - 6 £338 -
North Lanarkshire -6 3 - -
Fife - 3 - -
Solaris
UK

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 53 (52.48%) UNIX
2 48 (47.52%) Finance
3 47 (46.53%) Migration
4 46 (45.54%) Oracle
5 42 (41.58%) AIX
5 42 (41.58%) Linux
6 35 (34.65%) Veritas
7 23 (22.77%) Clustering
7 23 (22.77%) HPUX
8 22 (21.78%) Windows
8 22 (21.78%) SQL
8 22 (21.78%) SAN
9 20 (19.80%) Middleware
9 20 (19.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 20 (19.80%) Oracle Database
10 19 (18.81%) Data Centre
11 18 (17.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (16.83%) Red Hat
12 17 (16.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 15 (14.85%) Veritas File System
14 13 (12.87%) WebSphere
14 13 (12.87%) Banking
15 12 (11.88%) Oracle RMAN
15 12 (11.88%) Law
15 12 (11.88%) EMC
16 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
16 11 (10.89%) Oracle Database 11g
16 11 (10.89%) NAS
17 10 (9.90%) HP
18 9 (8.91%) Citrix

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (12.87%) WebSphere
2 7 (6.93%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (3.96%) CICS
3 4 (3.96%) WebSphere Portal
3 4 (3.96%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (1.98%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.99%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.99%) PowerExchange
5 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.99%) IIS
5 1 (0.99%) JBoss
5 1 (0.99%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (6.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (21.78%) SAN
2 11 (10.89%) NAS
3 7 (6.93%) IPsec
4 3 (2.97%) LDAP
5 1 (0.99%) LAN
5 1 (0.99%) WLAN
5 1 (0.99%) WAN
5 1 (0.99%) HTTP
5 1 (0.99%) VPN
5 1 (0.99%) VLAN
5 1 (0.99%) Wireless
5 1 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.80%) Oracle Database
2 11 (10.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (7.92%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (6.93%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.94%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (3.96%) DB2
7 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.99%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.99%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Introscope
2 3 (2.97%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.98%) Subversion
3 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.99%) Hudson
4 1 (0.99%) JIRA
General
1 48 (47.52%) Finance
2 13 (12.87%) Banking
3 12 (11.88%) Law
4 2 (1.98%) International Banking
5 1 (0.99%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 34 (33.66%) Administrator
2 24 (23.76%) Architect
3 18 (17.82%) Systems Administrator
4 17 (16.83%) UNIX Administrator
5 16 (15.84%) Infrastructure Architect
6 12 (11.88%) DBA
6 12 (11.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 11 (10.89%) Oracle DBA
8 7 (6.93%) Consultant
8 7 (6.93%) Integration Engineer
8 7 (6.93%) Server Administrator
8 7 (6.93%) Solaris Administrator
9 6 (5.94%) UNIX Consultant
9 6 (5.94%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (5.94%) Designer
10 5 (4.95%) Solaris Systems Administrator
11 4 (3.96%) WebSphere Administrator
11 4 (3.96%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
12 3 (2.97%) Infrastructure Designer
12 3 (2.97%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.80%) Middleware
2 4 (3.96%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 3 (2.97%) Oracle Streams
3 3 (2.97%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.98%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.99%) REST
5 1 (0.99%) JSON
5 1 (0.99%) HTML
5 1 (0.99%) Web Services
5 1 (0.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.77%) Clustering
2 19 (18.81%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.92%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.96%) LPAR
5 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.99%) iPad
6 1 (0.99%) IBM XIV
6 1 (0.99%) Replication
6 1 (0.99%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 53 (52.48%) UNIX
2 42 (41.58%) AIX
2 42 (41.58%) Linux
3 23 (22.77%) HPUX
4 22 (21.78%) Windows
5 18 (17.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.96%) zOS
7 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.97%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.98%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.98%) SUSE
10 1 (0.99%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (46.53%) Migration
2 8 (7.92%) Change Management
2 8 (7.92%) Server Building
3 7 (6.93%) Configuration Management
3 7 (6.93%) Software Distribution
4 6 (5.94%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (3.96%) Data Migration
5 4 (3.96%) ITIL
6 3 (2.97%) Service Management
6 3 (2.97%) ETL
6 3 (2.97%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (2.97%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (2.97%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (2.97%) ETL Development
6 3 (2.97%) Patch Management
7 2 (1.98%) CRM
7 2 (1.98%) Information Assurance
7 2 (1.98%) Data Management
7 2 (1.98%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (21.78%) SQL
2 8 (7.92%) Shell Script
3 5 (4.95%) Perl
4 4 (3.96%) Jython
5 3 (2.97%) Korn
5 3 (2.97%) VB
6 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.99%) Java
7 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.94%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.95%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.97%) Degree
System Software
1 20 (19.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 17 (16.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 15 (14.85%) Veritas File System
4 7 (6.93%) Active Directory
5 4 (3.96%) SRDF
6 2 (1.98%) vSphere
6 2 (1.98%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.98%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.99%) RACF
Systems Management
1 12 (11.88%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (7.92%) NetBackup
3 7 (6.93%) Tivoli
3 7 (6.93%) Netcool
3 7 (6.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (3.96%) Data Guard
4 4 (3.96%) CA Wily
4 4 (3.96%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.98%) Puppet
5 2 (1.98%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (1.98%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.99%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.99%) EMC TimeFinder
6 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.99%) logstash
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 46 (45.54%) Oracle
2 35 (34.65%) Veritas
3 17 (16.83%) Red Hat
4 12 (11.88%) EMC
5 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
6 10 (9.90%) HP
7 9 (8.91%) Citrix
8 8 (7.92%) Sun
9 6 (5.94%) VMware
9 6 (5.94%) IBM
10 5 (4.95%) Symantec
11 4 (3.96%) CA
12 2 (1.98%) Siebel
12 2 (1.98%) Cisco
12 2 (1.98%) Dell
12 2 (1.98%) NetApp
13 1 (0.99%) StorageTek
13 1 (0.99%) Teradata
13 1 (0.99%) Splunk
13 1 (0.99%) CommVault
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