The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 28 47 30
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Contract jobs citing Solaris 8 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.54% 0.86% 1.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.96% 3.81% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
Average daily rate
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£430 £303 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.14% -13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £414 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -2.09%
Solaris
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottingham region.

Operating Systems Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
73 105 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 23.17% 22.58% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 53 20
Average daily rate £350 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 9
Average hourly rate £13.25 £13.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.65 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £23.75 £15.54
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -8.57%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solaris across the Nottingham region.

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Nottingham region.

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) UNIX
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
4 3 (27.27%) C++
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) DHCP
4 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
4 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
4 3 (27.27%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) MySQL
5 2 (18.18%) AIX
5 2 (18.18%) IBM
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) CentOS
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) Windows

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DHCP
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) C++ Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) UNIX
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) AIX
3 2 (18.18%) CentOS
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) SUSE
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) OO
2 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
2 3 (27.27%) Electronic Trading
2 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) NFS
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
1 1 (9.09%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
1 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) Veritas
3 1 (9.09%) Sun
3 1 (9.09%) VMware