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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 92 88 86
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.13% 0.69% 0.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.70% 3.09% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £400 £325 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £27.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+32.11% +2.83%
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
284 356 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.72% 22.45% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 165 118
Median daily rate £400 £323 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.03% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 74
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.20 £10.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.00 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +7 1 - -
Northamptonshire -1 1 £400 -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 26 (83.87%) Unix
1 26 (83.87%) Linux
2 20 (64.52%) Security Cleared
3 19 (61.29%) SC Cleared
3 19 (61.29%) AIX
4 15 (48.39%) Middleware
5 12 (38.71%) Oracle
6 9 (29.03%) Windows
6 9 (29.03%) Migration
7 8 (25.81%) Project Management
7 8 (25.81%) Change Management
7 8 (25.81%) ITIL
7 8 (25.81%) IBM
7 8 (25.81%) Sun
7 8 (25.81%) HP
7 8 (25.81%) WebSphere
7 8 (25.81%) Issue Tracking
8 7 (22.58%) Oracle Application Server
8 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
8 7 (22.58%) Validation
9 5 (16.13%) VMware
9 5 (16.13%) SAN
9 5 (16.13%) Citrix
9 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
9 5 (16.13%) Perl
9 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (12.90%) AquaLogic
10 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
10 4 (12.90%) EMC NetWorker

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (25.81%) WebSphere
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (12.90%) AquaLogic
3 4 (12.90%) MQSeries
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (12.90%) Tuxedo
3 4 (12.90%) WebLogic
3 4 (12.90%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) SAN
2 4 (12.90%) SSL
3 1 (3.23%) NAS
3 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Unix Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) AIX Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Solaris Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Unix Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Unix Technical Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) DBA
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (6.45%) AIX Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Resource Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) Middleware
2 4 (12.90%) IBM Integration Bus
2 4 (12.90%) J2EE
3 3 (9.68%) POSIX
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Clustering
1 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (83.87%) Linux
1 26 (83.87%) Unix
2 19 (61.29%) AIX
3 9 (29.03%) Windows
4 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (12.90%) OS/390
6 1 (3.23%) CentOS
6 1 (3.23%) Fedora
6 1 (3.23%) SUSE
6 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Migration
2 8 (25.81%) Change Management
2 8 (25.81%) Issue Tracking
2 8 (25.81%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Project Management
3 7 (22.58%) Validation
4 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
4 4 (12.90%) Project Planning
4 4 (12.90%) QMS
4 4 (12.90%) Release Management
4 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (12.90%) Security Management
4 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
4 4 (12.90%) Service Management
5 3 (9.68%) Database Security
6 2 (6.45%) Database Tuning
7 1 (3.23%) Change Control
7 1 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (3.23%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) Perl
2 4 (12.90%) C
2 4 (12.90%) C++
2 4 (12.90%) Java
2 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
2 4 (12.90%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (64.52%) Security Cleared
2 19 (61.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.23%) RHCE
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (12.90%) Foglight
1 4 (12.90%) nmon
2 3 (9.68%) Data Guard
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Oracle
2 8 (25.81%) HP
2 8 (25.81%) IBM
2 8 (25.81%) Sun
3 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
4 5 (16.13%) Citrix
4 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.13%) VMware
5 4 (12.90%) Axway
5 4 (12.90%) EMC
5 4 (12.90%) Fujitsu
5 4 (12.90%) Intel
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco