Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 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 28 July 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 Midlands > Derbyshire
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 42 51
Rank change year-on-year +19 +9 +1
Contract jobs citing Solaris 46 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 8.03% 1.52% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.07% 8.97% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 7 1
Derbyshire median daily rate £375 £386 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.72% +15.94% +15.65%
10th Percentile £305 £360 £316
90th Percentile £440 £410 £349
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £333
% change year-on-year -6.25% +20.30% -16.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Derbyshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Operating System Skills
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 135 78 103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 23.56% 16.92% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 41 35
Derbyshire median daily rate £325 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.16% +5.71% +84.21%
10th Percentile £130 £150 £291
90th Percentile £437 £488 £433
East Midlands median daily rate £338 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -10.00% +15.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 8
Derbyshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% +1.96% -8.93%
10th Percentile £11.95 £8.79 £10.85
90th Percentile £15.65 £19.75 £20.50
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 £14.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year -0.35% +5.56% -

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Derbyshire

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Derbyshire

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in Derbyshire over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solaris in Derbyshire

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Derbyshire

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Derbyshire region over the 6 months to 28 July 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
Derby +17 45 £375 -
Solaris
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 45 (97.83%) Oracle
1 45 (97.83%) Sun
2 44 (95.65%) Veritas
3 43 (93.48%) SAP
4 42 (91.30%) ERP
4 42 (91.30%) SAP ERP
4 42 (91.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 37 (80.43%) Security Cleared
6 32 (69.57%) SC Cleared
7 29 (63.04%) Unix
8 26 (56.52%) Linux
9 21 (45.65%) Virtual Machines
10 20 (43.48%) Korn
10 20 (43.48%) Perl
11 19 (41.30%) Python
11 19 (41.30%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (6.52%) Clustering
12 3 (6.52%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (6.52%) SUSE
12 3 (6.52%) iPlanet
12 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
12 3 (6.52%) J2EE
12 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
12 3 (6.52%) JBoss
12 3 (6.52%) Apache
12 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
12 3 (6.52%) AIX
12 3 (6.52%) High Availability
13 2 (4.35%) KVM
13 2 (4.35%) Veritas Volume Manager

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 3 (6.52%) Apache
1 3 (6.52%) iPlanet
1 3 (6.52%) JBoss
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
1 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.17%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 42 (91.30%) SAP ERP
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Firewall
1 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) LDAP
2 1 (2.17%) NAS
2 1 (2.17%) SAN
General
1 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Unix Engineer
2 19 (41.30%) Consultant
2 19 (41.30%) Solaris Consultant
3 16 (34.78%) Design Engineer
3 16 (34.78%) Solaris Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Unix Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Solaris Administrator
7 1 (2.17%) Linux Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.17%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.17%) Unix Administrator
7 1 (2.17%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Clustering
2 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 29 (63.04%) Unix
2 26 (56.52%) Linux
3 3 (6.52%) AIX
3 3 (6.52%) SUSE
4 2 (4.35%) HPUX
5 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (91.30%) ERP
2 19 (41.30%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.52%) High Availability
4 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.17%) ITIL
5 1 (2.17%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (2.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (43.48%) Korn
1 20 (43.48%) Perl
2 19 (41.30%) Python
3 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.17%) C-shell
3 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (80.43%) Security Cleared
2 32 (69.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 42 (91.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 21 (45.65%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.35%) KVM
3 2 (4.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) OpenView
Vendors
1 45 (97.83%) Oracle
1 45 (97.83%) Sun
2 44 (95.65%) Veritas
3 43 (93.48%) SAP
4 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.35%) Cisco
5 2 (4.35%) F5
5 2 (4.35%) PlateSpin
5 2 (4.35%) VMware
6 1 (2.17%) Borland
6 1 (2.17%) Cognos
6 1 (2.17%) HP
6 1 (2.17%) Opsware