The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Nottingham region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.61% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+15.59% -10.65%
Operating Systems Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
64 88 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 19.63% 28.95% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 43 16
Average daily rate £325 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £218 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £24.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Solaris
Nottinghamshire

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 18 April 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 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (50.00%) AIX
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) POSIX
3 3 (50.00%) OCP
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (33.33%) Data Guard
4 2 (33.33%) Database Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (33.33%) Data Management
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (33.33%) Database Security
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) HP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DBA
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (33.33%) Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Support Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX Support
4 1 (16.67%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) POSIX
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) SUSE
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) HPUX
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Database Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Database Security
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) OCP
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (16.67%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Veritas
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat