Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 18 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 120 124
Rank change year-on-year -10 +4 -24
Contract jobs citing Solaris 6 36 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.20% 1.01% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.05% 4.69% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 16
Manchester median daily rate £363 £425 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.71% -8.60% +3.33%
10th Percentile £322 £350 £370
90th Percentile £426 £480 £555
North West median daily rate £438 £425 £448
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.03% +4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Manchester with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 574 768 726
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.55% 21.52% 19.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 518 376
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £136 £184 £175
90th Percentile £538 £505 £488
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 38 84
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £14.88 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.18% +10.19% -6.90%
10th Percentile £11.35 £9.95 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.83 £40.00 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £14.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year +20.21% -8.05% +5.13%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Manchester

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Manchester

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 6 (100.00%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) AIX
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (33.33%) Middleware
5 2 (33.33%) HPUX
5 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) J2EE
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
6 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (16.67%) Change Management
6 1 (16.67%) Firewall
6 1 (16.67%) SLA
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco
6 1 (16.67%) IBM
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (16.67%) BEA
6 1 (16.67%) Veritas
6 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
6 1 (16.67%) JBoss
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) EPiServer
2 1 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (16.67%) SMTP
2 1 (16.67%) SNMP
2 1 (16.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) IAM Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Oracle Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) AIX
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (33.33%) HPUX
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Change Control
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
1 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
1 1 (16.67%) ETL
1 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Jython
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) BEA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) CyberArk
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas