Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 69 71
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 -23
Contract jobs citing Solaris 6 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.80% 1.10% 1.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.00% 4.19% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 8
Sheffield median daily rate £400 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.51% +15.63% +23.08%
10th Percentile £345 £350 £375
90th Percentile £433 £575 £545
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +23.08%
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 150 191 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 19.92% 26.24% 29.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 122 196
Sheffield median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +28.57%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £260
90th Percentile £600 £575 £704
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 5
Sheffield median hourly rate £16.01 £13.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.12% +23.81% -19.23%
10th Percentile £10.33 £10.60 £9.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £16.60 £15.75
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +169.23% - +3.83%

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 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 26 April 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) SMS
3 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (50.00%) Replication
5 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
5 2 (33.33%) SAML
5 2 (33.33%) Middleware
5 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (33.33%) LDAP
5 2 (33.33%) HTTP
5 2 (33.33%) Kerberos
5 2 (33.33%) Sun
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) ForgeRock
5 2 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (33.33%) PLM
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
6 1 (16.67%) Korn
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (16.67%) vSphere
6 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (16.67%) vCenter Server
6 1 (16.67%) Veritas
6 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) AIX

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SMS
2 2 (33.33%) HTTP
2 2 (33.33%) Kerberos
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Solaris Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Unix Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) LDAP
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Replication
3 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
1 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 2 (33.33%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) Korn
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) ForgeRock
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas
2 1 (16.67%) VMware