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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 35 47 33
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs citing Solaris 8 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 2.16% 0.75% 2.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.99% 3.42% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
Average daily rate
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£430 £303 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.14% -13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £414 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -21.42%
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
89 117 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 24.05% 22.03% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 60 21
Average daily rate £350 £300 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 13
Average hourly rate £13.25 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £23.20 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

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 20 August 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 +16 7 £430 +42.14% 2
Solaris
East Midlands

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) C++
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) UNIX
4 4 (36.36%) OO
4 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
4 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Multithreading
4 4 (36.36%) Electronic Trading
5 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
6 2 (18.18%) AIX
6 2 (18.18%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) DHCP
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) IBM
6 2 (18.18%) MySQL
6 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) CentOS
7 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (9.09%) Retail

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 1 (9.09%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) C++ Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) JMS
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) UNIX
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) AIX
3 2 (18.18%) CentOS
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) SUSE
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) OO
1 4 (36.36%) Multithreading
1 4 (36.36%) Electronic Trading
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) C++
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) NFS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
1 1 (9.09%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Veritas
4 1 (9.09%) Sun
4 1 (9.09%) VMware