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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 103 99 84
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Contract jobs citing Solaris 1 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.061% 0.12% 0.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.36% 0.73% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 12
Median daily rate £650 £338 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.59% -21.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.71%
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
275 273 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.70% 16.82% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 112 159
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £221 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £465 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 55 54
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.21 £10.50 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £19.08 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 28 September 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 +3 1 £650 -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Foglight
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL

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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Migration Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365 Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Unix Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Unix Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (33.33%) Foglight
1 1 (33.33%) nmon
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Intel
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) VMware