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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
England / East Midlands
Rank 94 75 91
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +16
Contract jobs citing Solaris 6 27 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.41% 1.69% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.16% 8.60% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 2
Median daily rate £491 £384 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.01% +17.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £254 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £425 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £43.75 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.06%

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
278 314 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.95% 19.67% 23.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 138 157
Median daily rate £275 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £114 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £420 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 37 49
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £29.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Nottinghamshire +1 6 £491 +87.14%
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (87.50%) Project Management
3 6 (75.00%) Six Sigma
3 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) BIG-IP
3 6 (75.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) iPlanet
3 6 (75.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (75.00%) Sun
3 6 (75.00%) BEA
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) AIX
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 6 (75.00%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) WebLogic
3 6 (75.00%) J2EE
3 6 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (75.00%) F5
4 5 (62.50%) ITIL V3
4 5 (62.50%) ITIL
4 5 (62.50%) JSP
4 5 (62.50%) SAN
4 5 (62.50%) JSP 440

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 6 (75.00%) iPlanet
1 6 (75.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (37.50%) MQSeries
3 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) BIG-IP
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) SAN
3 3 (37.50%) LDAP
3 3 (37.50%) NAS
4 2 (25.00%) FTP
4 2 (25.00%) SSH
4 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (12.50%) HTTP
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Chief Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Chief Enterprise Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) J2EE
2 5 (62.50%) JSP
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) HP Storage
1 3 (37.50%) HP StoreVirtual
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Grid Computing
2 2 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
2 6 (75.00%) AIX
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Project Management
2 6 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (75.00%) Six Sigma
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL V3
4 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (50.00%) QMS
4 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) Change Control
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) JSP 440
2 4 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (75.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (37.50%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (25.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (75.00%) BEA
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) F5
2 6 (75.00%) Sun
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) 3PAR
3 4 (50.00%) EMC
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Symantec
4 2 (25.00%) BMC
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Cognos
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
4 2 (25.00%) Opsware
4 2 (25.00%) Qualys
4 2 (25.00%) Veritas