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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 90 80 77
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing Solaris 33 38 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.21% 1.50% 1.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.83% 6.29% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 15
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £363 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £23.08 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+116.68% -28.44%
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
566 604 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.73% 23.91% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 273 179
Average daily rate £310 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £140 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £431 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 44
Average hourly rate £16.75 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.63 £35.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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 1 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 1 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 -8 9 £388 +6.89% 4
Edinburgh -17 9 £400 -
North Lanarkshire +2 2 £275 -
Aberdeen - 2 £300 -
Stirling -10 1 £463 +15.62%
Fife - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 1
Inverclyde - - - - 1
Dundee - - - -
Solaris
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Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 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 52 (77.61%) Linux
2 28 (41.79%) SQL
3 26 (38.81%) AIX
4 21 (31.34%) Oracle
4 21 (31.34%) UNIX
5 20 (29.85%) SAN
6 18 (26.87%) Veritas
6 18 (26.87%) Clustering
7 17 (25.37%) Windows
8 16 (23.88%) NAS
9 15 (22.39%) Citrix
9 15 (22.39%) Tivoli
9 15 (22.39%) Configuration Management
10 14 (20.90%) Netcool
10 14 (20.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 14 (20.90%) Active Directory
10 14 (20.90%) IPsec
10 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
10 14 (20.90%) Software Distribution
11 12 (17.91%) Oracle Database
11 12 (17.91%) SC Cleared
11 12 (17.91%) Finance
11 12 (17.91%) HPUX
12 11 (16.42%) CSS
12 11 (16.42%) Red Hat
12 11 (16.42%) Mac OS X
12 11 (16.42%) TDD
12 11 (16.42%) Ruby
12 11 (16.42%) Ruby on Rails
12 11 (16.42%) Oracle Database 11g

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 5 (7.46%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.97%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.99%) IIS
4 1 (1.49%) iPlanet
4 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 1 (1.49%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.85%) SAN
2 16 (23.88%) NAS
3 14 (20.90%) IPsec
4 3 (4.48%) DNS
4 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.99%) SSH
5 2 (2.99%) LDAP
6 1 (1.49%) LAN
6 1 (1.49%) WAN
6 1 (1.49%) DHCP
6 1 (1.49%) VPN
6 1 (1.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.91%) Oracle Database
2 11 (16.42%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (11.94%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (11.94%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (4.48%) MySQL
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) RSpec
1 5 (7.46%) Cucumber
1 5 (7.46%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (17.91%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Banking
3 4 (5.97%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.99%) International Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (14.93%) Oracle DBA
1 10 (14.93%) DBA
2 9 (13.43%) Developer
2 9 (13.43%) Administrator
3 8 (11.94%) Ruby Developer
4 7 (10.45%) UNIX Administrator
4 7 (10.45%) Integration Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Consultant
5 6 (8.96%) Architect
6 4 (5.97%) UNIX Specialist
6 4 (5.97%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.97%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.48%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.99%) Designer
8 2 (2.99%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 2 (2.99%) Programmer
9 1 (1.49%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) CSS
1 11 (16.42%) Ruby on Rails
2 10 (14.93%) HTML
3 5 (7.46%) Backbone.js
3 5 (7.46%) jQuery
3 5 (7.46%) Ember.js
4 2 (2.99%) Web Services
4 2 (2.99%) Middleware
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Streams
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.87%) Clustering
2 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.49%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.49%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 52 (77.61%) Linux
2 26 (38.81%) AIX
3 21 (31.34%) UNIX
4 17 (25.37%) Windows
5 12 (17.91%) HPUX
6 11 (16.42%) Mac OS X
6 11 (16.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.49%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) Configuration Management
2 14 (20.90%) Software Distribution
3 11 (16.42%) TDD
3 11 (16.42%) BDD
4 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (13.43%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (11.94%) Migration
7 6 (8.96%) Security Management
7 6 (8.96%) Change Management
7 6 (8.96%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (7.46%) MVC
8 5 (7.46%) Web Development
8 5 (7.46%) Incident Management
9 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.97%) Project Management
10 3 (4.48%) ITIL
10 3 (4.48%) Pair Programming
10 3 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (2.99%) High Availability
11 2 (2.99%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.79%) SQL
2 11 (16.42%) Ruby
3 9 (13.43%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.46%) CoffeeScript
5 4 (5.97%) Perl
6 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.49%) PHP
6 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.49%) VB
6 1 (1.49%) Korn
6 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
2 12 (17.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (20.90%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.43%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (2.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.49%) KVM
5 1 (1.49%) RHEV
5 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (22.39%) Tivoli
2 14 (20.90%) Netcool
2 14 (20.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (13.43%) Data Guard
4 3 (4.48%) Capistrano
5 2 (2.99%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (2.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (2.99%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (2.99%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.49%) Legato
6 1 (1.49%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 21 (31.34%) Oracle
2 18 (26.87%) Veritas
3 15 (22.39%) Citrix
4 11 (16.42%) Red Hat
5 10 (14.93%) Sun
6 9 (13.43%) IBM
7 7 (10.45%) HP
8 5 (7.46%) Symantec
9 4 (5.97%) EMC
10 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
10 3 (4.48%) VMware
11 1 (1.49%) Brocade
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