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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 42 45 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -20
Contract jobs citing Solaris 11 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.21% 1.41% 1.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.22% 8.11% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 2
Median daily rate £525 £388 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% +1.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.71%
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
90 74 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 18.11% 17.41% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 45 25
Median daily rate £500 £415 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.48% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £125 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 14
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £22.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 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 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (95.45%) Oracle
3 19 (86.36%) Windows
3 19 (86.36%) SQL
3 19 (86.36%) Intel
3 19 (86.36%) VMware
3 19 (86.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (81.82%) Middleware
5 12 (54.55%) SUSE
5 12 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (54.55%) AIX
6 11 (50.00%) DB2
6 11 (50.00%) zOS
7 10 (45.45%) WebSphere MQ
7 10 (45.45%) SAN
7 10 (45.45%) CICS
7 10 (45.45%) EMC
7 10 (45.45%) NAS
7 10 (45.45%) Replication
7 10 (45.45%) IBM HTTP Server
7 10 (45.45%) Feasibility Study
8 9 (40.91%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (40.91%) Multicast
8 9 (40.91%) KVM
8 9 (40.91%) FCoE
8 9 (40.91%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (40.91%) Finance
8 9 (40.91%) Benchmarking
8 9 (40.91%) iSCSI
8 9 (40.91%) Hyper-V

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 10 (45.45%) CICS
1 10 (45.45%) IBM HTTP Server
2 7 (31.82%) Apache
2 7 (31.82%) IIS
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle Coherence
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 7 (31.82%) Tomcat
2 7 (31.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) NAS
1 10 (45.45%) SAN
2 9 (40.91%) FCoE
2 9 (40.91%) Fibre Channel
2 9 (40.91%) iSCSI
2 9 (40.91%) LAN
2 9 (40.91%) Multicast
2 9 (40.91%) WAN
3 7 (31.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) DB2
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
3 7 (31.82%) Hadoop
3 7 (31.82%) HBase
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Architect
1 19 (86.36%) Infrastructure Architect
2 14 (63.64%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 14 (63.64%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.09%) DBA
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Network Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) Middleware
2 10 (45.45%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (31.82%) HTML
3 7 (31.82%) Rendezvous
3 7 (31.82%) XML
3 7 (31.82%) XSLT
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (86.36%) Windows
3 12 (54.55%) AIX
3 12 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (54.55%) SUSE
4 11 (50.00%) zOS
5 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Feasibility Study
2 9 (40.91%) Benchmarking
2 9 (40.91%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
System Software
1 19 (86.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (40.91%) Hyper-V
2 9 (40.91%) KVM
2 9 (40.91%) NFS
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (40.91%) SRDF
2 9 (40.91%) Xen
3 1 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Data Guard
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Oracle
2 19 (86.36%) Intel
2 19 (86.36%) VMware
3 10 (45.45%) EMC
4 9 (40.91%) Cisco
4 9 (40.91%) NetApp
5 8 (36.36%) IBM
6 7 (31.82%) DataSynapse
6 7 (31.82%) Sybase
6 7 (31.82%) TIBCO
7 2 (9.09%) AppDynamics
7 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.55%) HP
8 1 (4.55%) Veritas