Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 17 October 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 59 53
Rank change year-on-year +18 -6 +8
Contract jobs citing Solaris 13 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.18% 0.96% 2.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.97% 3.92% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 20
Sheffield median daily rate £413 £463 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.81% -11.90% +35.48%
10th Percentile £325 £413 £424
90th Percentile £638 £553 £564
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £463 £525
% change year-on-year -10.81% -11.90% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire 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 Sheffield with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 145 153 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 24.29% 24.44% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 84 137
Sheffield median daily rate £413 £434 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.84% -13.30% +25.00%
10th Percentile £300 £195 £303
90th Percentile £556 £638 £580
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £475
% change year-on-year -5.88% -10.53% +31.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 9
Sheffield median hourly rate £12.39 £12.13 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.21% -55.91% +120.00%
10th Percentile £10.38 £8.79 £16.60
90th Percentile £39.25 £20.75 £48.00
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +4.00% -41.86% +72.00%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Sheffield

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Sheffield

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in Sheffield over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solaris in Sheffield

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 12 (92.31%) Oracle
2 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Middleware
3 8 (61.54%) LDAP
3 8 (61.54%) Identity Management
4 7 (53.85%) Replication
4 7 (53.85%) PLM
4 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
4 7 (53.85%) SAML
4 7 (53.85%) HTTP
4 7 (53.85%) Kerberos
4 7 (53.85%) Sun
4 7 (53.85%) ForgeRock
4 7 (53.85%) Deployment Automation
5 5 (38.46%) SMS
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (23.08%) WAN
6 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
6 3 (23.08%) Unix
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) EMC
6 3 (23.08%) SAN
6 3 (23.08%) NetApp
6 3 (23.08%) NFS
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco
6 3 (23.08%) LAN
6 3 (23.08%) VMware

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
1 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
1 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) HTTP
1 7 (53.85%) Kerberos
2 5 (38.46%) SMS
3 3 (23.08%) LAN
3 3 (23.08%) NAS
3 3 (23.08%) SAN
3 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (7.69%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Architect
1 3 (23.08%) Consultant
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Architect
1 3 (23.08%) LDAP Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) IAM Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Identity Management Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) LDAP Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) LDAP Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) LDAP Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) Middleware
2 8 (61.54%) LDAP
3 7 (53.85%) SAML
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Replication
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) iSeries
3 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Identity Management
2 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
2 7 (53.85%) Deployment Automation
2 7 (53.85%) PLM
3 3 (23.08%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Benchmarking
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) ETL Development
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) NFS
1 3 (23.08%) SRDF
1 3 (23.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (23.08%) Xen
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) ForgeRock
2 7 (53.85%) Sun
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) EMC
3 3 (23.08%) NetApp
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Ab Initio
4 2 (15.38%) Google
4 2 (15.38%) MuleSoft
5 1 (7.69%) Veritas