The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Nottinghamshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 37 48 32
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.60% 0.45% 1.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.47% 1.68% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£403 £363 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.03% +45.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -11.76%
Operating Systems Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
81 119 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 24.32% 26.98% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 59 12
Average daily rate £321 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.08% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 13
Average hourly rate £13.25 £16.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.69% +26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.21 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £27.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Solaris
East Midlands

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 23 July 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 +9 2 £403 +11.03% 2
Solaris
East Midlands

Solaris
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) HP SIM
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) SUSE

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) DBA
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) SUSE
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (25.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
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Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
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