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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 92 93 85
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing Solaris 9 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.52% 0.25% 0.078%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.18% 1.21% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
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£347 - £230
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £30.60 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+32.67% +13.33%
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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 East Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
412 331 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.61% 20.99% 21.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 129 98
Average daily rate £325 £223 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.06% -20.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £70 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 74 59
Average hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £13.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +2.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £72.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

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
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 27 April 2015. 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 -1 4 £347 -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - - 2
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) UNIX
2 10 (83.33%) Linux
3 8 (66.67%) Red Hat
4 7 (58.33%) Shell Script
4 7 (58.33%) Windows
4 7 (58.33%) AIX
4 7 (58.33%) HPUX
4 7 (58.33%) Oracle
5 6 (50.00%) SAN
6 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
6 5 (41.67%) VMware
6 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (33.33%) Clustering
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (33.33%) DNS
7 4 (33.33%) Sun
7 4 (33.33%) HP
7 4 (33.33%) Veritas
7 4 (33.33%) Finance
7 4 (33.33%) Perl
7 4 (33.33%) ITIL
7 4 (33.33%) Apache
7 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
8 3 (25.00%) JBoss
8 3 (25.00%) WAN
8 3 (25.00%) Cisco
8 3 (25.00%) J2EE
8 3 (25.00%) MS Office
8 3 (25.00%) WebLogic

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 4 (33.33%) Apache
1 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (25.00%) JBoss
2 3 (25.00%) iPlanet
3 2 (16.67%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (16.67%) MQSeries
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) SAN
2 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) VLAN
4 3 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) FCoE
5 2 (16.67%) NAS
5 2 (16.67%) LDAP
6 1 (8.33%) ADSL
6 1 (8.33%) Broadband
6 1 (8.33%) LAN
6 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) UNIX Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior DBA
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Support
4 1 (8.33%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) AIX Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Deployment Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 1 (8.33%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Grid Computing
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) HACMP
3 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) UNIX
2 10 (83.33%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) AIX
3 7 (58.33%) HPUX
4 3 (25.00%) SUSE
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (25.00%) High Availability
2 3 (25.00%) Procure-to-pay
3 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Requirements Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Development
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Database Security
4 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (8.33%) Monte Carlo Method
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Shell Script
2 4 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (25.00%) Korn
3 3 (25.00%) C-shell
3 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) OCP
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (8.33%) IBM AIX Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
1 1 (8.33%) COBIT
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (25.00%) KVM
3 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Samba
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (8.33%) NFS
4 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (8.33%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) OpenView
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (8.33%) CA Endevor
2 1 (8.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) Veritas
4 4 (33.33%) Sun
4 4 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) PlateSpin
5 3 (25.00%) F5
6 2 (16.67%) Opsware
6 2 (16.67%) Cognos
6 2 (16.67%) IBM
6 2 (16.67%) EMC
7 1 (8.33%) Citrix
7 1 (8.33%) NetApp
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
7 1 (8.33%) Perforce
7 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
7 1 (8.33%) Brocade
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