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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 49 43 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Solaris 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.68% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.65% 1.59% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£347 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.58% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £31.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+25.39% +9.56%
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
113 63 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 25.74% 18.69% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 15 54
Average daily rate £325 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £125 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 16
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.13 £17.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 2015. 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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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 -7 3 £347 +8.58%
Solaris
East Midlands

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (100.00%) UNIX
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 8 (88.89%) Red Hat
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle
3 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
4 6 (66.67%) Windows
5 5 (55.56%) MS Office
5 5 (55.56%) SAN
5 5 (55.56%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (44.44%) VMware
6 4 (44.44%) Clustering
6 4 (44.44%) Veritas
6 4 (44.44%) HP
6 4 (44.44%) AIX
6 4 (44.44%) DNS
7 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
7 3 (33.33%) ADSL
7 3 (33.33%) Broadband
7 3 (33.33%) HPUX
7 3 (33.33%) Perl
7 3 (33.33%) Apache
7 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (33.33%) Internet
7 3 (33.33%) EMC

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (33.33%) Apache
1 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (33.33%) Lync
2 2 (22.22%) OpenStack
2 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (22.22%) iPlanet
2 2 (22.22%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (22.22%) MQSeries
2 2 (22.22%) JBoss
2 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Project
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
2 5 (55.56%) SAN
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) ADSL
4 3 (33.33%) Broadband
4 3 (33.33%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) FCoE
5 2 (22.22%) NAS
5 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) VLAN
5 2 (22.22%) LDAP
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
6 1 (11.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Administrator
2 4 (44.44%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) IT Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Senior DBA
4 1 (11.11%) AIX Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Grid Computing
3 1 (11.11%) HACMP
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) UNIX
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (44.44%) AIX
4 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 3 (33.33%) HPUX
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Procure-to-pay
2 2 (22.22%) Line Management
2 2 (22.22%) High Availability
2 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) Requirements Management
2 2 (22.22%) Business Development
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) C-shell
3 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 2 (22.22%) Korn
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) OCP
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (11.11%) IBM AIX Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) KVM
4 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (22.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Samba
4 2 (22.22%) NFS
5 1 (11.11%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) OpenView
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (11.11%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Red Hat
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Veritas
2 4 (44.44%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) EMC
4 2 (22.22%) F5
4 2 (22.22%) Opsware
4 2 (22.22%) PlateSpin
4 2 (22.22%) Cognos
4 2 (22.22%) Sun
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco