Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 60 61
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1 -17
Contract jobs citing Solaris 13 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.76% 0.48% 1.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.93% 1.72% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 15
Sheffield median daily rate £400 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -4.76% +110.00%
10th Percentile £325 £425 £475
90th Percentile £475 £535 £570
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £500 £525
% change year-on-year -20.00% -4.76% +61.54%
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 164 174 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 22.19% 27.93% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 92 183
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £433 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.73% -8.95% +48.44%
10th Percentile £258 £116 £306
90th Percentile £575 £584 £691
South Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -3.53% -5.56% +56.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 2
Sheffield median hourly rate £14.50 £10.41 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.26% -71.28% +190.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.00 £27.88
90th Percentile £35.00 £12.30 £45.63
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.51 £13.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +34.69% -50.00% +136.36%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) Oracle
3 9 (69.23%) Middleware
4 8 (61.54%) LDAP
4 8 (61.54%) Identity Management
5 7 (53.85%) Replication
5 7 (53.85%) PLM
5 7 (53.85%) ForgeRock
5 7 (53.85%) SMS
5 7 (53.85%) HTTP
5 7 (53.85%) Kerberos
5 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
5 7 (53.85%) Sun
5 7 (53.85%) SAML
5 7 (53.85%) Deployment Automation
6 5 (38.46%) Unix
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (15.38%) SDLC
8 2 (15.38%) ETL Development
8 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Ab Initio
8 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
8 2 (15.38%) Banking
8 2 (15.38%) Veritas
8 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
8 2 (15.38%) ETL
9 1 (7.69%) LAN
9 1 (7.69%) WAN

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 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) HTTP
1 7 (53.85%) Kerberos
1 7 (53.85%) SMS
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) Multicast
2 1 (7.69%) NAS
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Consultant
1 3 (23.08%) LDAP Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) IAM Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Identity Management Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
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%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Unix Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Veritas Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) Middleware
2 8 (61.54%) LDAP
3 7 (53.85%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Replication
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) iSeries
3 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) 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 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) ETL
3 2 (15.38%) ETL Development
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
3 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) Java
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.69%) KVM
1 1 (7.69%) NFS
1 1 (7.69%) SRDF
1 1 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) ForgeRock
2 7 (53.85%) Sun
3 2 (15.38%) Ab Initio
3 2 (15.38%) Veritas
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) VMware