Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 173 182
Rank change year-on-year +11 +9 +7
Contract jobs citing Solaris 31 16 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.63% 0.38% 0.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.33% 1.90% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 29
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -23.81% +52.17%
10th Percentile £350 £220 £373
90th Percentile £538 £520 £563
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £31.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -22.50% +11.11% +28.57%

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 930 840 1,346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.80% 19.73% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 474 918
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +15.94%
10th Percentile £207 £161 £243
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
England median daily rate £438 £425 £402
% change year-on-year +2.94% +5.72% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 66 63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.78 £12.50 £14.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.24% -13.67% +15.84%
10th Percentile £10.63 £9.34 £9.60
90th Percentile £43.25 £22.13 £42.40
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.39 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.63% +5.39% -

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +14 20 £395 -21.00% 1
West Yorkshire -17 7 £525 +45.33% 2
North Yorkshire +6 4 £350 +79.49% 1
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 (93.55%) Linux
2 20 (64.52%) Oracle
3 19 (61.29%) Unix
4 12 (38.71%) SMS
4 12 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (35.48%) Middleware
6 9 (29.03%) Windows
6 9 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (25.81%) AIX
7 8 (25.81%) LDAP
7 8 (25.81%) Identity Management
7 8 (25.81%) Deployment Automation
8 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
8 7 (22.58%) SAML
8 7 (22.58%) Replication
8 7 (22.58%) PLM
8 7 (22.58%) HPUX
8 7 (22.58%) HTTP
8 7 (22.58%) Kerberos
8 7 (22.58%) Sun
8 7 (22.58%) ForgeRock
9 6 (19.35%) Banking
9 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
10 5 (16.13%) HP
10 5 (16.13%) CISSP
10 5 (16.13%) Mainframe
10 5 (16.13%) CentOS
10 5 (16.13%) Identity Access Management
11 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
11 4 (12.90%) Regulatory Compliance

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 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) SMS
2 7 (22.58%) HTTP
2 7 (22.58%) Kerberos
3 3 (9.68%) SAN
4 2 (6.45%) DNS
4 2 (6.45%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (6.45%) SMTP
4 2 (6.45%) SSH
4 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.23%) LAN
5 1 (3.23%) Multicast
5 1 (3.23%) NAS
5 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
General
1 6 (19.35%) Banking
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Consultant
2 5 (16.13%) Solaris Specialist
2 5 (16.13%) Unix Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Linux Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) LDAP Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (9.68%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Unix Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Middleware Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Solaris Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Unix Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) Middleware
2 8 (25.81%) LDAP
3 7 (22.58%) SAML
4 2 (6.45%) LAMP
5 1 (3.23%) JSON
5 1 (3.23%) Regular Expression
5 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (22.58%) Replication
3 5 (16.13%) Mainframe
4 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
5 3 (9.68%) Private Cloud
6 2 (6.45%) Virtual Team
7 1 (3.23%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 29 (93.55%) Linux
2 19 (61.29%) Unix
3 9 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (29.03%) Windows
4 8 (25.81%) AIX
5 7 (22.58%) HPUX
6 5 (16.13%) CentOS
7 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Deployment Automation
1 8 (25.81%) Identity Management
2 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
2 7 (22.58%) PLM
3 5 (16.13%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (12.90%) Information Security
4 4 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (12.90%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.68%) IT Strategy
5 3 (9.68%) Process Improvement
6 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (6.45%) ETL
6 2 (6.45%) ETL Development
6 2 (6.45%) SDLC
6 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.45%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) Perl
4 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) CISSP
2 4 (12.90%) CISMP
2 4 (12.90%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) GCIA
3 1 (3.23%) GCIH
3 1 (3.23%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Docker
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (6.45%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.23%) KVM
4 1 (3.23%) NFS
4 1 (3.23%) SRDF
4 1 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (3.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) NetBackup
1 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (9.68%) Puppet
2 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (3.23%) Ansible
3 1 (3.23%) QRadar
3 1 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) ForgeRock
2 7 (22.58%) Sun
3 5 (16.13%) HP
4 4 (12.90%) IBM
4 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
5 3 (9.68%) VMware
6 2 (6.45%) Ab Initio
6 2 (6.45%) Veritas
7 1 (3.23%) ArcSight
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco
7 1 (3.23%) EMC
7 1 (3.23%) LogRhythm
7 1 (3.23%) NetApp
7 1 (3.23%) Splunk