Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 20 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 54 70
Rank change year-on-year -7 +16 -17
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.29% 0.81% 1.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.08% 3.88% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 8
Cambridge median daily rate £325 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -2.78% -20.00%
10th Percentile £273 £329 £310
90th Percentile £378 £388 £378
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £325 £350 £368
% change year-on-year -7.14% -4.76% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cambridge median hourly rate - - £60.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £60.00

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 Cambridge with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 185 129 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 26.50% 20.94% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 59 128
Cambridge median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £183 £199 £185
90th Percentile £420 £425 £438
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £330 £375
% change year-on-year +6.06% -12.00% +20.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 9 15
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.00 £16.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +154.55% -56.58% +38.18%
10th Percentile £15.95 £10.25 £11.45
90th Percentile £52.75 £43.75 £56.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £28.94 £14.00
% change year-on-year +38.23% +106.70% -44.00%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Cambridge

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Cambridge

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) MediaWiki
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) MediaWiki
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware