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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 42 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Solaris 10 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.93% 0.49% 0.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.53% 1.94% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate £263 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £39.25 £33.35
% change year-on-year
+15.92% +17.69%
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
95 103 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 18.38% 25.43% 20.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 47 19
Average daily rate £275 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £203 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 11
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.00 £16.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 9 £263 -25.00% 3
Solaris
East Midlands

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 16 (84.21%) Unix
3 15 (78.95%) Migration
4 13 (68.42%) Middleware
4 13 (68.42%) Project Management
4 13 (68.42%) HP
4 13 (68.42%) Validation
5 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
5 11 (57.89%) Issue Tracking
6 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
7 4 (21.05%) SQL
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle
8 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
8 3 (15.79%) POSIX
8 3 (15.79%) AIX
8 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
8 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (15.79%) Data Guard
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (15.79%) Database Security
9 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (10.53%) Database Tuning
9 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
9 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (5.26%) Active Directory

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (15.79%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Advent Geneva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Converged Networks
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Unix Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) DBA
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (15.79%) Unix Support
3 3 (15.79%) Unix Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Resource Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) Middleware
2 3 (15.79%) POSIX
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 16 (84.21%) Unix
3 3 (15.79%) AIX
3 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Migration
2 13 (68.42%) Project Management
2 13 (68.42%) Validation
3 11 (57.89%) Issue Tracking
4 3 (15.79%) Database Security
5 2 (10.53%) Database Tuning
6 1 (5.26%) Change Control
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
2 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Data Guard
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) HP
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) Advent
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) EMC
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) VMware