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 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 41 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.18% 0.96% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.75% 4.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£336 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.33% -
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
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
87 68 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 20.62% 21.66% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 20 27
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £110 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 27
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.25 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.84% -23.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £18.17 £30.00
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 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 22 May 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) AIX
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (66.67%) HPUX
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) Perl
4 3 (50.00%) J2EE
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (50.00%) Apache
4 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) JBoss
4 3 (50.00%) Sun
4 3 (50.00%) Korn
4 3 (50.00%) VLAN
4 3 (50.00%) Clustering
4 3 (50.00%) PlateSpin
4 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (50.00%) JBoss
2 3 (50.00%) iPlanet
3 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
3 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (33.33%) MQSeries
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Project
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) VLAN
2 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (50.00%) FCoE
3 2 (33.33%) NAS
3 2 (33.33%) LDAP
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Oracle DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior DBA
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) AIX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Grid Computing
3 1 (16.67%) HACMP
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) AIX
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) HPUX
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) SUSE
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (50.00%) High Availability
1 3 (50.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Database Security
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) Korn
3 3 (50.00%) C-shell
3 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) OCP
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (16.67%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) Samba
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (50.00%) KVM
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) OpenView
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Sun
2 3 (50.00%) PlateSpin
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Veritas
2 3 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) Opsware
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos