The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham with a requirement for Solaris skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 - 39
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Solaris 5 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.37% - 1.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.15% - 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £400
% change year-on-year +9.58% -8.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £36.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year -54.77% +32.11%  

Solaris is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 97 77 84
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 26.50% 17.23% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 47 46
Median daily rate £375 £555 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.43% +52.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £307 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.68% +45.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham citing Solaris as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Nottingham

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Solaris in Nottingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Nottingham

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in Nottingham over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solaris in Nottingham

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris in Nottingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Nottingham region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Sun
3 4 (57.14%) Veritas
3 4 (57.14%) AIX
3 4 (57.14%) SAP
3 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 4 (57.14%) ERP
3 4 (57.14%) SAP ERP
3 4 (57.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Tcl
5 2 (28.57%) Middleware
5 2 (28.57%) C
5 2 (28.57%) Perl
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) MQSeries
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (28.57%) Korn
5 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) VMware

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) MQSeries
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) C Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Solaris Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) AIX
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) Korn
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) MCITP
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Sun
3 4 (57.14%) SAP
3 4 (57.14%) Veritas
4 3 (42.86%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) StorageTek
5 1 (14.29%) VMware