The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 82 82 72
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing Solaris 15 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.94% 1.15% 1.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.05% 5.20% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 10
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £278 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £425 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £23.08 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+116.68% -29.00%
Solaris
England

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

Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
370 346 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.13% 22.14% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 164 137
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £80 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 51 93
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.29 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £53.00 £60.00
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 the East Midlands

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Solaris
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 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
Nottinghamshire +9 9 £430 +30.30% 4
Leicestershire +5 1 - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 12 (60.00%) UNIX
3 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (45.00%) Oracle
5 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (35.00%) SQL
6 7 (35.00%) Java
7 6 (30.00%) Sun
7 6 (30.00%) Migration
7 6 (30.00%) VMware
7 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (30.00%) Multithreading
8 5 (25.00%) NAS
8 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (25.00%) Finance
8 5 (25.00%) SAN
9 4 (20.00%) NetApp
9 4 (20.00%) Veritas
9 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (20.00%) EMC
9 4 (20.00%) NFS
9 4 (20.00%) C++
9 4 (20.00%) OO
9 4 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (20.00%) Degree
9 4 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
9 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
10 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) NAS
1 5 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (15.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Developer
1 5 (25.00%) Administrator
2 4 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Java Architect
5 1 (5.00%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.00%) C Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (5.00%) J2EE
1 1 (5.00%) J2SE
1 1 (5.00%) JMS
1 1 (5.00%) POSIX
1 1 (5.00%) CGI
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 12 (60.00%) UNIX
3 10 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Windows
4 2 (10.00%) AIX
4 2 (10.00%) CentOS
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (5.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Migration
1 6 (30.00%) Multithreading
2 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (20.00%) OO
2 4 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
5 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) UML
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
1 7 (35.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) Groovy
4 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (20.00%) NFS
2 4 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP SIM
1 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle
3 6 (30.00%) Sun
3 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 4 (20.00%) NetApp
4 4 (20.00%) Veritas
4 4 (20.00%) EMC
5 3 (15.00%) IBM
6 2 (10.00%) HP
7 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
7 1 (5.00%) Sybase
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