The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 38 49 28
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Contract jobs citing Solaris 9 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 2.02% 1.24% 4.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 5.43% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 7
Average daily rate
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£430 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
Solaris
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottinghamshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
99 129 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 22.25% 22.79% 25.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 63 31
Average daily rate £350 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 15
Average hourly rate £12.75 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.00 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £22.93 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Nottinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solaris across the Nottinghamshire region.

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Nottinghamshire region.

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +19 8 £430 +32.81% 2
Solaris
East Midlands

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) UNIX
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 4 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
4 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) OO
5 3 (25.00%) DHCP
5 3 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Capacity Management
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (16.67%) AIX
6 2 (16.67%) CentOS
6 2 (16.67%) IBM
6 2 (16.67%) MySQL
6 2 (16.67%) HP
7 1 (8.33%) EMC
7 1 (8.33%) SAN

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (8.33%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DHCP
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) C++ Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (8.33%) JMS
1 1 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) UNIX
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (16.67%) AIX
3 2 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) SUSE
4 1 (8.33%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 4 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
1 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 4 (33.33%) OO
2 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C++
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) NFS
1 1 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (8.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Veritas
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Sun