Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 25 May 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 160 194
Rank change year-on-year -12 +34 -8
Contract jobs citing Solaris 29 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.59% 0.62% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.23% 2.87% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 16
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £369 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.47% -15.71% +34.62%
10th Percentile £351 £300 £328
90th Percentile £438 £563 £563
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £31.00 - £49.00

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 899 907 1,342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.37% 21.48% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 515 895
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £200 £169 £233
90th Percentile £550 £538 £575
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 76 63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.37% -2.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.34 £9.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £21.50 £24.55
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £16.91
% change year-on-year +4.48% -0.92% +3.02%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Yorkshire

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Yorkshire

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Yorkshire

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 May 2018. 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
South Yorkshire +6 20 £400 -20.00%
West Yorkshire -23 8 £394 +9.00% 3
North Yorkshire -6 1 £350 +79.49%
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (72.41%) Unix
3 17 (58.62%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (51.72%) Oracle
4 15 (51.72%) SMS
5 10 (34.48%) Deployment Automation
6 9 (31.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (27.59%) Identity Management
7 8 (27.59%) LDAP
7 8 (27.59%) AIX
7 8 (27.59%) HPUX
7 8 (27.59%) Middleware
8 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
8 7 (24.14%) Sun
8 7 (24.14%) SAML
8 7 (24.14%) HTTP
8 7 (24.14%) Kerberos
8 7 (24.14%) Replication
8 7 (24.14%) PLM
8 7 (24.14%) Degree
8 7 (24.14%) ForgeRock
8 7 (24.14%) Identity Access Management
9 6 (20.69%) Regulatory Compliance
9 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (20.69%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (20.69%) CentOS
9 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
9 6 (20.69%) SLA
9 6 (20.69%) IBM
9 6 (20.69%) Windows

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.90%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) SMS
2 7 (24.14%) HTTP
2 7 (24.14%) Kerberos
3 2 (6.90%) LAN
3 2 (6.90%) NAS
3 2 (6.90%) SAN
3 2 (6.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.34%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Consultant
1 7 (24.14%) Solaris Specialist
2 5 (17.24%) Unix Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Linux Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Unix Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Unix Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) LDAP Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Solaris Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Middleware Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Unix Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Identity Management Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) LDAP
1 8 (27.59%) Middleware
2 7 (24.14%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (58.62%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (24.14%) Replication
3 6 (20.69%) Mainframe
3 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.90%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (72.41%) Unix
3 9 (31.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (27.59%) AIX
4 8 (27.59%) HPUX
5 6 (20.69%) CentOS
5 6 (20.69%) Windows
6 2 (6.90%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Deployment Automation
2 8 (27.59%) Identity Management
3 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
3 7 (24.14%) Identity Access Management
3 7 (24.14%) PLM
4 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (20.69%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (20.69%) Regulatory Compliance
5 4 (13.79%) Information Security
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.90%) DevOps
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
1 2 (6.90%) Python
1 2 (6.90%) Ruby
1 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) CISMP
2 4 (13.79%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (20.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Ansible
1 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (10.34%) Puppet
2 2 (6.90%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Oracle
2 7 (24.14%) ForgeRock
2 7 (24.14%) Sun
3 6 (20.69%) HP
3 6 (20.69%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) Google
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.45%) Veritas