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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 89 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 12 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.73% 0.27% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.25% 1.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£333 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £26.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -1.85%
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
369 331 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 22.43% 22.29% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 123 79
Average daily rate £350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £110 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £423 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 81 66
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.94 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £72.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 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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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
Nottinghamshire -6 6 £336 -10.33%
Derbyshire - 1 £333 -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (93.33%) UNIX
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) Linux
3 8 (53.33%) Oracle
4 7 (46.67%) AIX
4 7 (46.67%) HPUX
5 6 (40.00%) ITIL
5 6 (40.00%) Sun
5 6 (40.00%) SAN
5 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (40.00%) Firewall
6 5 (33.33%) VMware
6 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (33.33%) DNS
6 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 5 (33.33%) Perl
6 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
7 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
7 4 (26.67%) Veritas
7 4 (26.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (26.67%) Korn
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (20.00%) SUSE
8 3 (20.00%) Samba
8 3 (20.00%) Clustering
8 3 (20.00%) Change Management
8 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (20.00%) Finance
8 3 (20.00%) Migration

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (26.67%) WebLogic
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (20.00%) iPlanet
2 3 (20.00%) JBoss
2 3 (20.00%) Apache
2 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (13.33%) OpenStack
3 2 (13.33%) MQSeries
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (13.33%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Project
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
1 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) SAN
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (20.00%) VLAN
3 3 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (20.00%) Internet
3 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 3 (20.00%) LDAP
3 3 (20.00%) FCoE
3 3 (20.00%) NAS
4 2 (13.33%) DHCP
4 2 (13.33%) VPN
5 1 (6.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Security Specialist
2 3 (20.00%) IT Security Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) DBA
3 2 (13.33%) IT Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 1 (6.67%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Support
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) AIX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (13.33%) Grid Computing
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) HACMP
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) UNIX
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) Linux
4 7 (46.67%) AIX
4 7 (46.67%) HPUX
5 3 (20.00%) SUSE
6 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Change Management
2 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (20.00%) High Availability
2 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
3 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Requirements Management
3 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Monte Carlo Method
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 5 (33.33%) Perl
2 4 (26.67%) Korn
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) C-shell
3 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) Bourne shell
4 1 (6.67%) REXX
4 1 (6.67%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) CISSP
1 1 (6.67%) OCP
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (6.67%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) COBIT
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Samba
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (20.00%) KVM
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (6.67%) Firmware
4 1 (6.67%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) OpenView
2 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (6.67%) CA Endevor
2 1 (6.67%) Data Guard
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) Sun
2 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) Veritas
5 3 (20.00%) PlateSpin
5 3 (20.00%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco
5 3 (20.00%) IBM
5 3 (20.00%) F5
6 2 (13.33%) Cognos
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) Opsware
7 1 (6.67%) Brocade
7 1 (6.67%) Perforce
7 1 (6.67%) NetApp
7 1 (6.67%) EMC
7 1 (6.67%) Citrix
7 1 (6.67%) Symantec
7 1 (6.67%) Business Objects