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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 33 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing Solaris 9 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 2.64% 0.47% 1.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.00% 3.23% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £463 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.18% -35.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £39.00 £33.43
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +16.67%
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
60 31 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 17.60% 14.55% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 25 18
Average daily rate £475 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £529 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram 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 9 February 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 (65.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (60.00%) Unix
2 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Linux
3 11 (55.00%) Oracle
4 9 (45.00%) AIX
5 8 (40.00%) Migration
6 7 (35.00%) VMware
6 7 (35.00%) HPUX
7 5 (25.00%) OOP
7 5 (25.00%) OO
7 5 (25.00%) Java
7 5 (25.00%) SQL
7 5 (25.00%) SAP
7 5 (25.00%) JDBC
7 5 (25.00%) XML
7 5 (25.00%) ITIL
7 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 5 (25.00%) SOA
7 5 (25.00%) SMTP
7 5 (25.00%) FTP
7 5 (25.00%) HTTP
7 5 (25.00%) SLA
7 5 (25.00%) IBM
7 5 (25.00%) SAP XI
7 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 5 (25.00%) webMethods
7 5 (25.00%) Degree
7 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) FTP
1 5 (25.00%) HTTP
1 5 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (5.00%) LDAP
2 1 (5.00%) NAS
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
1 5 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Programmer
2 4 (20.00%) webMethods Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Programme Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Programmer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior webMethods Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) AIX Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Integration Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Server Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Server Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Migration Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) JDBC
1 5 (25.00%) SAP XI
1 5 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.00%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Linux
1 12 (60.00%) Unix
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) AIX
3 7 (35.00%) HPUX
4 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) OO
2 5 (25.00%) OOP
2 5 (25.00%) SOA
2 5 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Analytics
3 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.00%) CRM
3 1 (5.00%) EAI
3 1 (5.00%) ERP
3 1 (5.00%) ETL
3 1 (5.00%) High Availability
3 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Java
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.00%) KVM
2 2 (10.00%) Xen
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) IBM
3 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (25.00%) SAP
3 5 (25.00%) webMethods
4 4 (20.00%) Sun
5 2 (10.00%) PlateSpin
6 1 (5.00%) Avaya
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco
6 1 (5.00%) EMC
6 1 (5.00%) Hitachi
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.00%) Pega
6 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
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