Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 159 197
Rank change year-on-year -11 +38 -63
Contract jobs citing Solaris 16 42 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.36% 0.79% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.87% 3.93% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 36 12
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £470 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.89% +17.50% -
10th Percentile £262 £315 £303
90th Percentile £488 £541 £473
England median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £45.50
England median hourly rate £34.75 £36.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -3.47% +33.33% -13.32%

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 857 1069 1399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.37% 20.08% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 677 808
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +13.81%
10th Percentile £131 £195 £179
90th Percentile £550 £550 £526
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 84 164
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.24 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.71% +13.92% -3.85%
10th Percentile £9.87 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £20.70 £26.75 £22.45
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +3.13%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +19 9 £400 -8.57%
South Yorkshire +1 7 £463 -7.50%
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) Unix
3 11 (68.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (56.25%) Red Hat
5 8 (50.00%) AIX
6 7 (43.75%) Banking
7 6 (37.50%) Finance
7 6 (37.50%) Python
8 5 (31.25%) Windows
8 5 (31.25%) Investment Banking
9 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 4 (25.00%) QA
9 4 (25.00%) Perl
9 4 (25.00%) Investment Management
9 4 (25.00%) Server Building
9 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 4 (25.00%) Security Operations
10 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (18.75%) IBM
10 3 (18.75%) HP
11 2 (12.50%) Sun
11 2 (12.50%) VMware
11 2 (12.50%) NAS
11 2 (12.50%) SSH
11 2 (12.50%) EMC
11 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
11 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (12.50%) Java
11 2 (12.50%) HPUX
11 2 (12.50%) SLA

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 1 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) NAS
1 2 (12.50%) SSH
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 7 (43.75%) Banking
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Solaris Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Unix Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Unix Support
4 2 (12.50%) Unix Technical Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Support
5 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) Unix
3 11 (68.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (50.00%) AIX
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (12.50%) HPUX
8 1 (6.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Investment Management
1 4 (25.00%) Security Operations
1 4 (25.00%) Server Building
1 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (12.50%) High Availability
2 2 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (6.25%) Build Automation
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
3 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Python
2 4 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) Korn
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Ansible
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
1 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (6.25%) Nagios
2 1 (6.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Red Hat
2 3 (18.75%) HP
2 3 (18.75%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) CyberArk
3 2 (12.50%) EMC
3 2 (12.50%) Sun
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Dynatrace
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Veritas