Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 114 138 148
Rank change year-on-year +24 +10 -17
Contract jobs citing Solaris 1 9 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Manchester 0.048% 0.31% 0.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.22% 1.49% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £350 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +3.45% +24.29%
North West median daily rate £378 £575 £425
% change year-on-year -34.35% +35.29% +9.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 463 604 580
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.27% 20.81% 19.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 396 362
Median daily rate £400 £393 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.91% -3.38% +4.50%
10th Percentile £118 £153 £175
90th Percentile £575 £588 £574
North West median daily rate £393 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -1.88% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 38 50
Median hourly rate £19.17 £16.50 £17.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.15% -5.34% +19.18%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.87 £11.95
90th Percentile £35.00 £36.13 £40.20
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.42 £15.43
% change year-on-year +4.76% +12.90% -3.56%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Manchester

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Solaris in Manchester.

Daily rate trend for Solaris in Manchester

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Solaris in Manchester.

Hourly rate trend for Solaris in Manchester

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 8 April 2020. 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
Bolton - 1 £350 -
Solaris
North West

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) BEA
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement

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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BEA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat