The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 42 45 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs citing Solaris 5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.43% 1.45% 0.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.75% 4.80% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Median daily rate £350 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +60.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £43.75 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.06%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
87 125 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 24.93% 30.12% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 86 8
Median daily rate £425 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £261 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £15.25 £9.00 £13.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.44% -31.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £15.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solaris across the Sheffield region.

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Solaris
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) SUSE
3 7 (77.78%) Replication
3 7 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (77.78%) AIX
4 6 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (55.56%) SAN
5 5 (55.56%) NFS
5 5 (55.56%) IBM
5 5 (55.56%) EMC
5 5 (55.56%) NetApp
5 5 (55.56%) NAS
5 5 (55.56%) SRDF
6 4 (44.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (44.44%) Veritas File System
6 4 (44.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 4 (44.44%) Veritas
6 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
6 4 (44.44%) Intel
6 4 (44.44%) Unix
6 4 (44.44%) Sun
6 4 (44.44%) VMS
6 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
6 4 (44.44%) DNS
6 4 (44.44%) LDAP
6 4 (44.44%) Perl
6 4 (44.44%) SQL

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 3 (33.33%) CICS
1 3 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) DataSynapse
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) NAS
1 5 (55.56%) SAN
2 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) LDAP
2 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) FCoE
3 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) Multicast
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 1 (11.11%) HBase
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Solutions Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) AIX Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) SAN Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Middleware
2 3 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) Rendezvous
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Replication
2 4 (44.44%) Symmetrix
3 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) AIX
3 7 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (77.78%) SUSE
4 4 (44.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 4 (44.44%) Unix
4 4 (44.44%) VMS
5 3 (33.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Change Management
1 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (33.33%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Perl
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (55.56%) NFS
2 5 (55.56%) SRDF
3 4 (44.44%) Veritas File System
3 4 (44.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (11.11%) KVM
5 1 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (11.11%) Data Guard
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) EMC
3 5 (55.56%) IBM
3 5 (55.56%) NetApp
4 4 (44.44%) Intel
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
4 4 (44.44%) Sun
4 4 (44.44%) Veritas
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Sybase
5 1 (11.11%) TIBCO