The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 23 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 8.39% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.71% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate £410 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +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
East Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
83 35 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 30.29% 23.65% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 8 71
Average daily rate £375 £350 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +218.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £241 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £403 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 23
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +59.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Solaris
Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Derby - 13 £438 -
Chesterfield - 3 £398 -
Solaris
East Midlands

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 29 (90.63%) Unix
2 27 (84.38%) Linux
3 25 (78.13%) Security Cleared
4 24 (75.00%) Red Hat
5 22 (68.75%) Oracle
6 20 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (62.50%) SC Cleared
7 19 (59.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 19 (59.38%) Perl
7 19 (59.38%) Sun
7 19 (59.38%) SAN
7 19 (59.38%) Veritas
8 18 (56.25%) HP
8 18 (56.25%) Shell Script
8 18 (56.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 18 (56.25%) Veritas File System
8 18 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (56.25%) Software Packaging
8 18 (56.25%) VMware
8 18 (56.25%) Korn
8 18 (56.25%) Bash Shell
8 18 (56.25%) High Availability
8 18 (56.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 16 (50.00%) Opsware
10 12 (37.50%) Degree
10 12 (37.50%) Computer Science
11 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
11 7 (21.88%) AIX
12 2 (6.25%) ITIL
12 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 (3.13%) AquaLogic
1 1 (3.13%) MQSeries
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) Tuxedo
1 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 19 (59.38%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) NAS
2 1 (3.13%) SSL
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Architect
2 8 (25.00%) Consultant
2 8 (25.00%) Solaris Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Solaris Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Linux Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Unix Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) AIX Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Unix Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) AIX Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Middleware Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Solaris Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Unix Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.13%) J2EE
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (90.63%) Unix
2 27 (84.38%) Linux
3 20 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (56.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 7 (21.88%) AIX
6 2 (6.25%) Windows
7 1 (3.13%) HPUX
7 1 (3.13%) OS/390
7 1 (3.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) High Availability
2 2 (6.25%) Change Management
2 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
2 2 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.13%) Migration
3 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.13%) QMS
3 1 (3.13%) Release Management
3 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.13%) Security Management
3 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) Perl
2 18 (56.25%) Bash Shell
2 18 (56.25%) Korn
2 18 (56.25%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.13%) C
3 1 (3.13%) C++
3 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (78.13%) Security Cleared
2 20 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 12 (37.50%) Degree
System Software
1 19 (59.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 18 (56.25%) Veritas File System
2 18 (56.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 18 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (3.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 22 (68.75%) Oracle
3 19 (59.38%) Sun
3 19 (59.38%) Veritas
4 18 (56.25%) HP
4 18 (56.25%) VMware
5 16 (50.00%) Opsware
6 1 (3.13%) Axway
6 1 (3.13%) EMC
6 1 (3.13%) Fujitsu
6 1 (3.13%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) Metastorm
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft