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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 40 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing Solaris 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.23% 1.74% 0.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.03% 18.18% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate £400 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £33.35
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +16.94%
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
124 22 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 30.62% 9.57% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 10 32
Average daily rate £420 £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £490 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Average hourly rate £9.00 £13.11 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.36% -9.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) SUSE
3 5 (71.43%) NAS
3 5 (71.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (71.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (71.43%) IBM
3 5 (71.43%) Unix
3 5 (71.43%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) EMC
3 5 (71.43%) SAN
3 5 (71.43%) Veritas
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
6 1 (14.29%) Windows
6 1 (14.29%) AIX
6 1 (14.29%) Firewall
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) Open Source
6 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
6 1 (14.29%) PowerHA
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) NAS
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (71.43%) SUSE
2 5 (71.43%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
1 1 (14.29%) Re-Platforming
1 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
1 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 5 (71.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (14.29%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Data Guard
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) EMC
1 5 (71.43%) HP
1 5 (71.43%) IBM
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
1 5 (71.43%) Veritas
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
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