The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 44 42 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Contract jobs citing Solaris 9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 2.33% 0.47% 0.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.26% 2.27% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.60 £30.60
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +32.67%
Solaris
Cheshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
124 44 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 32.12% 20.85% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 31 9
Average daily rate £425 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £375 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £9.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 13 (81.25%) AIX
1 13 (81.25%) Data Centre
2 10 (62.50%) Migration
2 10 (62.50%) Unix
3 9 (56.25%) HPUX
3 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
4 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (43.75%) Sun
6 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
7 5 (31.25%) Linux
7 5 (31.25%) Windows
7 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (25.00%) VMware
8 4 (25.00%) HP
9 3 (18.75%) IBM
10 2 (12.50%) Oracle
10 2 (12.50%) High Availability
11 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
11 1 (6.25%) HACMP
11 1 (6.25%) Middleware
11 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
11 1 (6.25%) Service Management
11 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (6.25%) Firewall
11 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
11 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
11 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
11 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
11 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (6.25%) EMC

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) LDAP
1 1 (6.25%) NAS
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) AIX Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Solaris Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Sun Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) AIX Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) DBA
5 1 (6.25%) HPUX Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Migration Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (81.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) HACMP
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) AIX
2 10 (62.50%) Unix
3 9 (56.25%) HPUX
4 5 (31.25%) Linux
4 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (31.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) Open Source
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) SOA
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) GPFS
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Sun
2 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 4 (25.00%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) IBM
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) Avaya
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) EMC
6 1 (6.25%) Hitachi
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) Sitecore
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