Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 170 176
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6 +25
Contract jobs citing Solaris 21 15 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.43% 0.34% 0.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.18% 1.72% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 34
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £410 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -17.17% +23.75%
10th Percentile £363 £259 £309
90th Percentile £638 £494 £543
England median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £17.75 £38.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -54.19% +7.64% +27.43%

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 964 872 1,167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.58% 19.80% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 543 740
Yorkshire median daily rate £391 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.85% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £201 £130 £200
90th Percentile £538 £542 £550
England median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 69 83
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -13.79% +16.00%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.96 £10.26
90th Percentile £41.85 £21.90 £41.30
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 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 0 9 £625 +35.14%
West Yorkshire -14 8 £413 +8.20% 1
North Yorkshire - 4 £313 - 1
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 19 (90.48%) Oracle
1 19 (90.48%) Linux
2 12 (57.14%) Unix
2 12 (57.14%) Windows
3 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
3 10 (47.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (42.86%) Middleware
5 8 (38.10%) Finance
5 8 (38.10%) Java
5 8 (38.10%) SQL
5 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (38.10%) WebSphere
6 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (33.33%) Banking
6 7 (33.33%) AIX
6 7 (33.33%) SAN
6 7 (33.33%) VMware
7 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
7 6 (28.57%) SSH
7 6 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
8 5 (23.81%) HPUX
9 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
9 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
9 4 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (19.05%) XML
9 4 (19.05%) NetApp
9 4 (19.05%) HP

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 8 (38.10%) WebSphere
2 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
2 4 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.76%) IaaS
3 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) SAN
2 6 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (28.57%) SSH
3 4 (19.05%) LAN
3 4 (19.05%) NAS
3 4 (19.05%) WAN
4 3 (14.29%) DNS
4 3 (14.29%) SMTP
4 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.52%) HTTP
5 2 (9.52%) Kerberos
5 2 (9.52%) SMS
6 1 (4.76%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) Amazon Aurora
3 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 3 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Unix Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) LDAP Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) LDAP Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Platform Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Unix Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) Middleware
2 4 (19.05%) XML
3 3 (14.29%) HTML
3 3 (14.29%) LAMP
3 3 (14.29%) XSLT
4 2 (9.52%) LDAP
4 2 (9.52%) SAML
5 1 (4.76%) JSON
5 1 (4.76%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Private Cloud
2 3 (14.29%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) Virtual Team
3 2 (9.52%) Replication
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) iSeries
4 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Linux
2 12 (57.14%) Unix
2 12 (57.14%) Windows
3 10 (47.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (33.33%) AIX
5 5 (23.81%) HPUX
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.76%) CentOS
6 1 (4.76%) SUSE
6 1 (4.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (19.05%) IT Strategy
2 4 (19.05%) Process Improvement
2 4 (19.05%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (14.29%) Benchmarking
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (14.29%) Security Hardening
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (9.52%) ETL
4 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
4 2 (9.52%) PLM
4 2 (9.52%) SDLC
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Java
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) Perl
3 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CISSP
1 1 (4.76%) GCIA
1 1 (4.76%) GCIH
1 1 (4.76%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (19.05%) Docker
2 4 (19.05%) NFS
2 4 (19.05%) SRDF
2 4 (19.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (19.05%) Xen
3 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 3 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) NetBackup
2 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (14.29%) Puppet
2 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (4.76%) QRadar
3 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Oracle
2 7 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco
4 4 (19.05%) CyberArk
4 4 (19.05%) EMC
4 4 (19.05%) HP
4 4 (19.05%) NetApp
5 3 (14.29%) Google
5 3 (14.29%) MuleSoft
6 2 (9.52%) Ab Initio
6 2 (9.52%) ForgeRock
6 2 (9.52%) Sun
7 1 (4.76%) ArcSight
7 1 (4.76%) LogRhythm
7 1 (4.76%) Splunk
7 1 (4.76%) Veritas