Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 September 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
England > North East
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 29 30
Rank change year-on-year -71 +1 +44
Contract jobs citing Solaris 4 77 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.33% 6.16% 7.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.11% 21.63% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 71 149
North East median daily rate £380 £325 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.92% +14.04% -48.18%
10th Percentile £360 £305 £225
90th Percentile £388 £415 £377
England median daily rate £441 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.82% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
North East median hourly rate - - £36.00
England median hourly rate £26.75 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -33.13% +11.11% +24.14%

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 the North East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 360 356 1,200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 29.46% 28.50% 41.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 255 782
North East median daily rate £365 £340 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.35% +9.68% -17.33%
10th Percentile £185 £196 £218
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
England median daily rate £438 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.66% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 87
North East median hourly rate £13.72 £26.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.23% -7.14% +73.27%
10th Percentile £10.35 £9.50 £11.03
90th Percentile £35.00 £48.25 £36.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Solaris as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in the North East

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in the North East

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in the North East

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the North East region over the 6 months to 19 September 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
Tyne and Wear -71 4 £380 +16.92%
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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 North East region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (75.00%) Korn
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) VME
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) PaaS
3 1 (25.00%) HP SIM
3 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) IaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) zOS
3 1 (25.00%) MVS
3 1 (25.00%) Nagios
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Design Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) HPUX
3 1 (25.00%) MVS
3 1 (25.00%) VME
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) ITSM
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Korn
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP SIM
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Veritas
2 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (25.00%) BMC
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle