The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 - 41
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Solaris 5 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 1.18% - 1.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.55% - 6.12%
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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 110 82 98
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 26.00% 16.87% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 49 55
Median daily rate £375 £538 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.23% +43.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.75 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.03% -48.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £20.00 £56.50
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 Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Nottinghamshire

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solaris in Nottinghamshire

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Nottinghamshire

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham - 5 £350 -
Solaris
East Midlands

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 Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire 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