Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 182 191
Rank change year-on-year +13 +9 -53
Contract jobs citing Solaris 17 33 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.40% 0.57% 0.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.92% 2.47% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 17
Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £525 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.95% +61.54% -18.75%
10th Percentile £220 £386 £113
90th Percentile £508 £571 £450
England median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% -0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +9.59% +37.74% -

Solaris is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 886 1336 1257
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 20.92% 23.08% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 909 702
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £401 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.12% +23.23% +1.56%
10th Percentile £163 £258 £175
90th Percentile £538 £575 £450
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 62 129
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.09 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.51% +4.72% -5.66%
10th Percentile £9.34 £8.58 £8.87
90th Percentile £20.50 £25.20 £36.75
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.16
% change year-on-year - +2.10% +2.60%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 22 July 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
West Yorkshire +24 12 £360 -20.00% 1
South Yorkshire -12 3 £500 -4.76% 5
North Yorkshire +10 2 £195 - 1
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 16 (94.12%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) Unix
3 8 (47.06%) AIX
4 7 (41.18%) IBM
4 7 (41.18%) HP
5 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
5 6 (35.29%) Java
6 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle
6 5 (29.41%) Sun
6 5 (29.41%) Finance
6 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
7 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 4 (23.53%) Windows
7 4 (23.53%) High Availability
7 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Performance Engineering
8 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
8 3 (17.65%) KVM
8 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
8 3 (17.65%) CentOS
8 3 (17.65%) C
8 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
8 3 (17.65%) Python
8 3 (17.65%) Internet
8 3 (17.65%) EMC
8 3 (17.65%) SAN
8 3 (17.65%) Veritas

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (5.88%) DataSynapse
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Live Communications Server
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) HTTP
2 2 (11.76%) LDAP
2 2 (11.76%) NAS
2 2 (11.76%) SSH
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) DMZ
3 1 (5.88%) FCoE
3 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) Multicast
3 1 (5.88%) VLAN
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.88%) HBase
2 1 (5.88%) MS Access
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Games
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Administrator
1 3 (17.65%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (17.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (17.65%) Tester
1 3 (17.65%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) DBA
2 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (11.76%) Performance Tester
2 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (11.76%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Unix Support
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) AIX Support
3 1 (5.88%) AIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (5.88%) Rendezvous
2 1 (5.88%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) Unix
3 8 (47.06%) AIX
4 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (23.53%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) CentOS
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
7 2 (11.76%) SUSE
7 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
8 1 (5.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (23.53%) High Availability
1 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (17.65%) Performance Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) Scrum
2 3 (17.65%) System Testing
2 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.76%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Build Automation
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.88%) KYC
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) C
4 3 (17.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) KVM
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (5.88%) ISA Server
3 1 (5.88%) NFS
3 1 (5.88%) SRDF
3 1 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (5.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.88%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Netcool
2 1 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (5.88%) Unicenter
2 1 (5.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (5.88%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) HP
1 7 (41.18%) IBM
2 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 5 (29.41%) Sun
4 3 (17.65%) EMC
4 3 (17.65%) Veritas
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) NetApp
5 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) Dell
6 1 (5.88%) Hitachi
6 1 (5.88%) Intel
6 1 (5.88%) Meridio
6 1 (5.88%) Sybase
6 1 (5.88%) TIBCO