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 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 43 44
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1  
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 0.51% 1.95% 0.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.57% 9.82% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £272 £271 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.27% -21.93%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £48.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year - +21.51%  

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 56 112 113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 14.21% 19.89% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 40 47
Median daily rate £340 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.63% -15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £180 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £438 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 18
Median hourly rate £10.75 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.86% -6.45%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 +1 2 £272 +0.27% 1
Solaris
East Midlands

Solaris
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) Sun
2 6 (75.00%) BEA
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) iPlanet
2 6 (75.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) J2EE
2 6 (75.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (75.00%) Unix
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) AIX
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (75.00%) Six Sigma
2 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) BIG-IP
2 6 (75.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) F5
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL V3
3 5 (62.50%) JSP 440
3 5 (62.50%) JSP
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) SLA

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 6 (75.00%) iPlanet
1 6 (75.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (37.50%) MQSeries
3 2 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) BIG-IP
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (37.50%) LDAP
4 2 (25.00%) FTP
4 2 (25.00%) NAS
4 2 (25.00%) SSH
5 1 (12.50%) HTTP
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Solaris Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Chief Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Chief Enterprise Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) J2EE
2 5 (62.50%) JSP
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) HP Storage
1 3 (37.50%) HP StoreVirtual
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Grid Computing
2 2 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) AIX
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Unix
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
1 6 (75.00%) Six Sigma
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL V3
3 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (50.00%) IT Strategy
3 4 (50.00%) QMS
3 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) ERP
4 2 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) JSP 440
2 4 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (75.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (37.50%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (25.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) Sun
2 6 (75.00%) BEA
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) F5
2 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) 3PAR
3 4 (50.00%) EMC
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Symantec
3 4 (50.00%) Veritas
4 2 (25.00%) BMC
4 2 (25.00%) Cognos
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
4 2 (25.00%) Opsware
4 2 (25.00%) Qualys
4 2 (25.00%) SAP