Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Solaris skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Solaris over the 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 100 72
Rank change year-on-year +7 -28 -9
Contract jobs citing Solaris 4 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.25% 0.26% 0.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.30% 1.55% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Birmingham median daily rate £544 - £280
10th Percentile £533 - £261
90th Percentile £549 - £293
West Midlands median daily rate £380 £400 £388
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.23% +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £17.50

Solaris is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 307 258 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 19.21% 17.07% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 157 104
Birmingham median daily rate £325 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +25.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £155 £178 £153
90th Percentile £515 £543 £434
West Midlands median daily rate £370 £395 £333
% change year-on-year -6.33% +18.80% +2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 29 26
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -3.45% +7.53%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.20 £10.68
90th Percentile £19.78 £19.74 £19.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.10 £14.00
% change year-on-year +2.84% +0.71% -6.67%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Solaris as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Birmingham

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Solaris in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Birmingham

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 4 (100.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) LDAP
2 3 (75.00%) Sun
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Retail

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LDAP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Principal Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Server Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (75.00%) Sun