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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 34 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing Solaris 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 0.48% 1.27% 0.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.55% 6.67% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.80% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.35 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.44% +11.16%
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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 Warrington region.

Operating Systems Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
22 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 10.58% 18.99% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 3
Average daily rate £360 £525 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +288.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +10.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

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 4 March 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (71.43%) IIS
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) F5
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
3 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) Time Management
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (57.14%) BODI
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) Business Objects
3 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
3 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 4 (57.14%) HPUX
3 4 (57.14%) Documentum
3 4 (57.14%) Compuware
3 4 (57.14%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) Service Management
4 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
4 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) Incident Management

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) IIS
2 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
2 4 (57.14%) Documentum
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Intranet
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) TACACS
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
2 4 (57.14%) BODI
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 4 (57.14%) HPUX
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 1 (14.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) Time Management
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) CAFM
3 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CISSP
3 1 (14.29%) CEH
3 1 (14.29%) GCIA
3 1 (14.29%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) F5
3 4 (57.14%) Business Objects
3 4 (57.14%) Compuware
3 4 (57.14%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Fortinet