The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 38 49 36
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs citing Solaris 11 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.47% 0.24% 0.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.00% 0.80% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 3
Median daily rate £525 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £27.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+32.11% +2.83%
Solaris
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 South Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
110 125 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 24.66% 29.55% 32.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 66 49
Median daily rate £450 £283 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.29% +2.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 19
Median hourly rate £22.50 £13.50 £13.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +1.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £7.19 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Solaris
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -1 11 £525 - 2
Solaris
Yorkshire

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 12 (66.67%) Oracle
2 12 (66.67%) Intel
2 12 (66.67%) Middleware
2 12 (66.67%) SUSE
2 12 (66.67%) VMware
2 12 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (61.11%) EMC
3 11 (61.11%) SAN
4 10 (55.56%) IBM
4 10 (55.56%) Finance
4 10 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (55.56%) NAS
5 9 (50.00%) Banking
6 7 (38.89%) FCoE
6 7 (38.89%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (38.89%) iSCSI
6 7 (38.89%) Hyper-V
6 7 (38.89%) Xen
6 7 (38.89%) SRDF
6 7 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (38.89%) Multicast
6 7 (38.89%) KVM
6 7 (38.89%) NFS
6 7 (38.89%) Cisco
6 7 (38.89%) NetApp
6 7 (38.89%) Benchmarking
6 7 (38.89%) Red Hat

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 6 (33.33%) Apache
1 6 (33.33%) IIS
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 5 (27.78%) CICS
2 5 (27.78%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) SAN
2 10 (55.56%) NAS
3 7 (38.89%) FCoE
3 7 (38.89%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (38.89%) iSCSI
3 7 (38.89%) LAN
3 7 (38.89%) Multicast
3 7 (38.89%) WAN
4 6 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) DB2
2 6 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 6 (33.33%) HBase
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Architect
1 12 (66.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 8 (44.44%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 8 (44.44%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Administrator
4 4 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Solaris Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Unix Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) Middleware
2 6 (33.33%) HTML
2 6 (33.33%) Rendezvous
2 6 (33.33%) XML
2 6 (33.33%) XSLT
3 5 (27.78%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) SUSE
2 12 (66.67%) Windows
3 10 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (38.89%) AIX
5 6 (33.33%) zOS
6 5 (27.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Benchmarking
1 7 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (38.89%) Hyper-V
2 7 (38.89%) KVM
2 7 (38.89%) NFS
2 7 (38.89%) SRDF
2 7 (38.89%) Xen
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (22.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (22.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Intel
1 12 (66.67%) Oracle
1 12 (66.67%) VMware
2 11 (61.11%) EMC
3 10 (55.56%) IBM
4 7 (38.89%) Cisco
4 7 (38.89%) NetApp
4 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
5 6 (33.33%) DataSynapse
5 6 (33.33%) Sybase
5 6 (33.33%) TIBCO
6 4 (22.22%) HP
6 4 (22.22%) Veritas
7 2 (11.11%) AppDynamics