The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 28 12 29
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Contract jobs citing Solaris 8 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.21% 10.17% 3.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.81% 28.57% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +93.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £375 £180
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £22.69 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+68.42% -32.14%
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
54 63 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 21.69% 35.59% 32.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 36 40
Average daily rate £325 £200 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £113 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £330 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 16
Average hourly rate £15.73 £22.69 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.69% +41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £33.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris.

1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
1 7 (87.50%) EMC
1 7 (87.50%) NetApp
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Apache
2 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) CLARiiON
3 5 (62.50%) NetBackup
3 5 (62.50%) Symantec
4 4 (50.00%) vSphere
4 4 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (50.00%) Puppet
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (50.00%) vCloud
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) McAfee
4 4 (50.00%) BCP
4 4 (50.00%) EMC Navisphere
4 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (50.00%) SCOM
4 4 (50.00%) ZABBIX
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (50.00%) Shell Script

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (75.00%) Apache
1 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (50.00%) JBoss
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) IIS
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) HTTP
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) NAS
3 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (25.00%) Multicast
3 2 (25.00%) FCoE
3 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) HBase
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) XML
1 2 (25.00%) XSLT
1 2 (25.00%) Rendezvous
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) BCP
2 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Benchmarking
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) vSphere
2 4 (50.00%) vCloud
3 2 (25.00%) NFS
3 2 (25.00%) SRDF
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Xen
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) KVM
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) NetBackup
2 4 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (50.00%) Puppet
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (50.00%) EMC Navisphere
2 4 (50.00%) SCOM
2 4 (50.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (12.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
1 7 (87.50%) EMC
1 7 (87.50%) NetApp
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 5 (62.50%) Symantec
4 4 (50.00%) McAfee
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) IBM
5 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
5 2 (25.00%) Intel
5 2 (25.00%) DataSynapse
6 1 (12.50%) Sybase
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Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago