Period
to 19 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 February 2019 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 46 53
Rank change year-on-year -39 +7 +8
Contract jobs citing Solaris 3 47 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.32% 5.13% 4.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.41% 16.61% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 40 67
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £490 £358 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.06% -4.67% +27.12%
10th Percentile £470 £307 £303
90th Percentile £510 £411 £428
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £490 £358 £375
% change year-on-year +37.06% -4.67% +20.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £36.00

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 213 283 727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 22.90% 30.90% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 200 523
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £156 £213 £263
90th Percentile £538 £552 £488
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +8.11% +5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 52
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £12.25 £13.00 £26.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.77% -51.01% -1.71%
10th Percentile £8.89 £8.38 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £38.80 £42.70
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.14 £12.75 £24.50
% change year-on-year +18.71% -47.96% -8.41%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Solaris as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Newcastle upon Tyne

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Newcastle upon Tyne

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Server Management
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Korn
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) ProC
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Unix

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) ProC
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Build and Release Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Build Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Build Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Release Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Server Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) Korn
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle