Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 56 24
Rank change year-on-year +11 -32 +22
Contract jobs citing Solaris 12 2 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 2.35% 0.38% 5.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.45% 1.82% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 20
Derbyshire median daily rate £353 £650 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.77% +60.49% +1.25%
10th Percentile £307 £625 £363
90th Percentile £394 £675 £502
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £495 £386
% change year-on-year -34.34% +28.16% -9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Derbyshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 Derbyshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Derbyshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 127 110 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 24.85% 20.87% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 70 58
Derbyshire median daily rate £320 £300 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -20.27% +9.06%
10th Percentile £214 £125 £197
90th Percentile £438 £504 £500
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £325 £338
% change year-on-year - -3.70% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 20
Derbyshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 £12.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.83% -6.07% -20.95%
10th Percentile £14.62 £8.69 £10.29
90th Percentile £30.23 £38.28 £18.20
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.53 £13.00 £12.90
% change year-on-year +19.42% +0.78% -4.44%

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 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 19 January 2018. 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 +12 12 £353 -45.77%
Solaris
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 12 (100.00%) Oracle
1 12 (100.00%) Unix
1 12 (100.00%) AIX
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (91.67%) SC Cleared
3 10 (83.33%) High Availability
3 10 (83.33%) HPUX
3 10 (83.33%) Veritas
4 9 (75.00%) Clustering
5 8 (66.67%) KVM
6 7 (58.33%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (58.33%) PowerHA
6 7 (58.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (58.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 7 (58.33%) HACMP
6 7 (58.33%) IBM
7 6 (50.00%) Xen
7 6 (50.00%) LPAR
7 6 (50.00%) Driving Licence
8 5 (41.67%) Sun
9 4 (33.33%) Apache
9 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
9 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 4 (33.33%) Cisco
9 4 (33.33%) SAN
9 4 (33.33%) JBoss
9 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
9 4 (33.33%) iPlanet
9 4 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server

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 4 (33.33%) Apache
1 4 (33.33%) iPlanet
1 4 (33.33%) JBoss
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
1 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (16.67%) MQSeries
2 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (8.33%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
1 4 (33.33%) SAN
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) FCoE
2 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (16.67%) NAS
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Unix Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Solaris Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) AIX Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) AIX Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) J2EE
2 2 (16.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Clustering
2 7 (58.33%) HACMP
3 6 (50.00%) Driving Licence
3 6 (50.00%) LPAR
4 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) AIX
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) Unix
2 10 (83.33%) HPUX
3 3 (25.00%) SUSE
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) High Availability
2 7 (58.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Korn
1 3 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) C-shell
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (91.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) KVM
2 7 (58.33%) PowerHA
2 7 (58.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 7 (58.33%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (50.00%) Xen
4 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (16.67%) Samba
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (83.33%) Veritas
3 7 (58.33%) IBM
4 5 (41.67%) Sun
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco
5 4 (33.33%) F5
6 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (16.67%) Borland
7 2 (16.67%) Cognos
7 2 (16.67%) HP
7 2 (16.67%) Opsware
7 2 (16.67%) PlateSpin
7 2 (16.67%) VMware
8 1 (8.33%) SAP