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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 44 38 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Solaris 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.04% 0.96% 0.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.62% 3.88% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £347 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.60 £30.60
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +32.67%
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
89 103 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 18.58% 24.70% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 46 18
Average daily rate £365 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £213 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £37.70 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

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 29 April 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (92.86%) Unix
3 12 (85.71%) Migration
4 11 (78.57%) Project Management
5 10 (71.43%) Middleware
5 10 (71.43%) HP
5 10 (71.43%) Validation
5 10 (71.43%) Issue Tracking
6 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
7 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (14.29%) Data Guard
8 2 (14.29%) Database Tuning
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (14.29%) Database Security
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
8 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
8 2 (14.29%) POSIX
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (14.29%) AIX
8 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
8 2 (14.29%) SQL
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (7.14%) Red Hat

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Unix Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Unix Support
3 3 (21.43%) Unix Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) DBA
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Resource Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
5 1 (7.14%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) POSIX
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (92.86%) Unix
3 2 (14.29%) AIX
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Migration
2 11 (78.57%) Project Management
3 10 (71.43%) Issue Tracking
3 10 (71.43%) Validation
4 2 (14.29%) Database Security
4 2 (14.29%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Data Guard
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat