Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 57 65
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8 -14
Contract jobs citing Solaris 7 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.84% 2.48% 1.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.65% 12.24% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 27 8
South Yorkshire median daily rate £463 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £413 £347 £318
90th Percentile £553 £547 £442
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £490 £400
% change year-on-year -18.37% +22.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £45.50

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 192 245 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 23.05% 20.26% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 169 124
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +18.42% +20.63%
10th Percentile £286 £258 £122
90th Percentile £615 £575 £517
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 28 43
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +32.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £10.67 £10.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £26.35 £35.13 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.48 £12.50
% change year-on-year -10.22% +15.84% -3.85%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +4 7 £463 -11.90% 1
Solaris
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 7 (100.00%) Banking
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Python
3 5 (71.43%) Investment Banking
4 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
4 4 (57.14%) QA
4 4 (57.14%) Investment Management
4 4 (57.14%) Perl
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) Security Operations
4 4 (57.14%) Server Building
5 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (28.57%) NAS
6 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 2 (28.57%) AIX
6 2 (28.57%) EMC
6 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
7 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
7 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (14.29%) vCenter Server
7 1 (14.29%) SAN
7 1 (14.29%) Veritas

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) SMS
General
1 7 (100.00%) Banking
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Unix Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Unix Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) AIX
5 1 (14.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Investment Management
1 4 (57.14%) Security Operations
1 4 (57.14%) Server Building
1 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) Korn
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (14.29%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas
3 1 (14.29%) VMware