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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.53% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £446
% change year-on-year
- -15.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Operating Systems Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
74 105 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 19.79% 28.85% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 50 18
Average daily rate £325 £295 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% +7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 7
Average hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.15 £30.00 £22.27
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham - 2 - - 3
Solaris
East Midlands

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (85.71%) Oracle
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Database
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
3 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) AIX
4 3 (42.86%) POSIX
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 3 (42.86%) OCP
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Service Management
5 2 (28.57%) Perl
5 2 (28.57%) Data Guard
5 2 (28.57%) Database Tuning
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (28.57%) Data Management
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (28.57%) Database Security
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (28.57%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Database
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) MySQL
5 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) DBA
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (28.57%) Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX Support
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) POSIX
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) HPUX
4 1 (14.29%) SUSE
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Database Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) Database Security
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 1 (14.29%) RAD
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
1 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) OCP
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Data Guard
2 1 (14.29%) HP SIM
2 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Sun
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat