Period
to 19 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 October 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 54 64
Rank change year-on-year -11 +10 -7
Contract jobs citing Solaris 14 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.46% 1.77% 0.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.88% 7.98% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 4
South Yorkshire median daily rate £395 £413 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.24% -10.81% -11.90%
10th Percentile £327 £328 £413
90th Percentile £500 £638 £553
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +15.15% +3.13% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 238 188 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 24.77% 22.14% 25.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 123 110
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.06% -5.88% -11.92%
10th Percentile £130 £235 £194
90th Percentile £550 £525 £615
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £400 £418
% change year-on-year -3.13% -4.19% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 11
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.40 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.46% +4.00% -41.86%
10th Percentile £11.01 £10.55 £8.79
90th Percentile £16.89 £62.34 £17.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.07 £12.50
% change year-on-year +6.63% +12.54% -14.18%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in South Yorkshire

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in South Yorkshire

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solaris in South Yorkshire

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in South Yorkshire

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 2019. 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
Sheffield -17 14 £395 -4.24% 1
Barnsley -1 1 £330 - 1
Solaris
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (85.71%) Perl
3 11 (78.57%) Python
3 11 (78.57%) Unix
3 11 (78.57%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (71.43%) Shell Script
4 10 (71.43%) Technical Leadership
5 7 (50.00%) Finance
6 6 (42.86%) Change Management
6 6 (42.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (21.43%) Decision-Making
8 2 (14.29%) Ansible
8 2 (14.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (14.29%) Puppet
8 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 2 (14.29%) SUSE
8 2 (14.29%) VMware
8 2 (14.29%) Clustering
8 2 (14.29%) SAN
8 2 (14.29%) EMC
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle
9 1 (7.14%) Sybase
9 1 (7.14%) DB2
9 1 (7.14%) IIS
9 1 (7.14%) Cisco
9 1 (7.14%) IBM
9 1 (7.14%) Sun
9 1 (7.14%) HP
9 1 (7.14%) Citrix

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Solaris Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) RESTful
1 1 (7.14%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Blog
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) Unix
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (14.29%) SUSE
4 2 (14.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (7.14%) AIX
5 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Technical Leadership
2 6 (42.86%) Change Management
2 6 (42.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 3 (21.43%) Decision-Making
4 1 (7.14%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure as Code
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) Prototyping
4 1 (7.14%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Task Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Perl
2 11 (78.57%) Python
3 10 (71.43%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) AWK
4 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Ansible
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) vMotion
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) EMC
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
2 1 (7.14%) Brocade
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Sun
2 1 (7.14%) Sybase
2 1 (7.14%) Veritas