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 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 43 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Solaris 1 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.22% 1.80% 0.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.20% 8.08% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £336 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £27.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+37.61% +2.83%
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
83 99 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 18.28% 22.25% 22.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 45 21
Median daily rate £450 £368 £274
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% +34.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 16
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +35.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.50 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.23 £50.00 £17.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 29 May 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Unix
3 9 (81.82%) Migration
4 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
4 8 (72.73%) HP
4 8 (72.73%) Project Management
4 8 (72.73%) Issue Tracking
5 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
5 7 (63.64%) Middleware
5 7 (63.64%) Validation
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (18.18%) Data Guard
6 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (18.18%) Database Security
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
6 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
6 2 (18.18%) POSIX
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (18.18%) AIX
6 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (9.09%) Perl
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle GoldenGate

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 2 (18.18%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Service Bus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) DBA
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Resource Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Support
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Middleware
2 2 (18.18%) POSIX
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Unix
3 2 (18.18%) AIX
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Migration
2 8 (72.73%) Issue Tracking
2 8 (72.73%) Project Management
3 7 (63.64%) Validation
4 2 (18.18%) Database Security
4 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
1 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Data Guard
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle