Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 75 90
Rank change year-on-year -21 +15 -9
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.14% 0.45% 1.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.63% 1.86% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 10
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £325 £350 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -4.76% -16.00%
10th Percentile £273 £329 £310
90th Percentile £378 £388 £397
East of England median daily rate £463 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +23.33% -1.32% -10.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £60.00
East of England median hourly rate - - £23.00

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 319 269 353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 22.56% 24.28% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 111 158
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -12.00% +20.97%
10th Percentile £188 £105 £166
90th Percentile £472 £480 £441
East of England median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 28 61
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £28.94 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.23% +106.70% -44.00%
10th Percentile £13.25 £10.13 £9.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £44.65 £41.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.58% -5.71% +6.06%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Cambridgeshire

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Cambridgeshire

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Cambridgeshire

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -7 2 £325 -7.14% 3
Solaris
East of England

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 Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire 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