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 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 51 35 21
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -14
Contract jobs citing Solaris 4 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.95% 0.36% 4.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.05% 1.59% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 8
Median daily rate £525 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.38% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £27.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+37.61% +2.83%
Solaris
South Yorkshire

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
131 63 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 31.12% 22.42% 32.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 39 35
Median daily rate £425 £275 £272
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £140 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 15
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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
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 27 May 2016, 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%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) IBM
2 7 (77.78%) EMC
2 7 (77.78%) SAN
2 7 (77.78%) NAS
3 6 (66.67%) SUSE
3 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (55.56%) Banking
4 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
4 5 (55.56%) Oracle
5 4 (44.44%) HP
5 4 (44.44%) Intel
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) Unix
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (44.44%) Veritas
5 4 (44.44%) VMware
5 4 (44.44%) Middleware
5 4 (44.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (44.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (33.33%) FCoE
6 3 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (33.33%) HBase
6 3 (33.33%) SRDF
6 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
6 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (33.33%) Multicast

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%) Apache
1 3 (33.33%) IIS
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) CICS
2 1 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) NAS
1 7 (77.78%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) FCoE
2 3 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (33.33%) HTTP
2 3 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) Multicast
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 3 (33.33%) HBase
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) DB2
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Middleware
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) Rendezvous
2 3 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) XSLT
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (66.67%) SUSE
3 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) AIX
5 2 (22.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Benchmarking
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (44.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 4 (44.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (33.33%) KVM
2 3 (33.33%) NFS
2 3 (33.33%) SRDF
2 3 (33.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Data Guard
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) EMC
1 7 (77.78%) IBM
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) Intel
3 4 (44.44%) Veritas
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) DataSynapse
4 3 (33.33%) NetApp
4 3 (33.33%) Sybase
4 3 (33.33%) TIBCO