The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 39 37 36
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Solaris 6 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.78% 1.99% 1.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 10.53% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 3
Median daily rate £491 £270 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.94% -36.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £414 £394
% change year-on-year
-3.32% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +25.51%

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
36 76 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 10.68% 18.86% 27.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 37 42
Median daily rate £450 £273 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.13% -22.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 14
Median hourly rate £19.88 £14.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.47% -8.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottingham region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 January 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Sun
1 6 (100.00%) BEA
1 6 (100.00%) iPlanet
1 6 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 6 (100.00%) Project Management
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 6 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) F5
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL V3
2 5 (83.33%) JSP 440
2 5 (83.33%) JSP
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) SLA

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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 (100.00%) iPlanet
1 6 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (50.00%) MQSeries
3 2 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) LDAP
4 2 (33.33%) FTP
4 2 (33.33%) NAS
4 2 (33.33%) SSH
5 1 (16.67%) HTTP
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) DB2
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Chief Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Chief Enterprise Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
2 5 (83.33%) JSP
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) HP Storage
1 3 (50.00%) HP StoreVirtual
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Grid Computing
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 6 (100.00%) Project Management
1 6 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL V3
3 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (66.67%) QMS
3 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) JSP 440
2 4 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (66.67%) NetBackup
3 3 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (33.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) BEA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) F5
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (100.00%) Sun
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) 3PAR
2 4 (66.67%) EMC
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) BMC
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) Opsware
3 2 (33.33%) Qualys
3 2 (33.33%) Veritas