Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 154 192
Rank change year-on-year -14 +38 -60
Contract jobs citing Solaris 20 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.43% 0.73% 0.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.28% 3.48% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 14
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -9.38% +23.08%
10th Percentile £366 £300 £321
90th Percentile £438 £546 £526
England median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £45.50
England median hourly rate £29.75 £50.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year -40.50% +83.49% -30.13%

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 879 977 1,299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.02% 20.94% 22.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 574 769
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +1.27% +16.18%
10th Percentile £138 £208 £155
90th Percentile £550 £538 £550
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 95 132
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.85 £13.92 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.47% +9.14% -1.92%
10th Percentile £10.43 £9.81 £9.05
90th Percentile £21.90 £24.50 £22.48
England median hourly rate £17.30 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.85% - +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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +7 11 £425 +6.25% 2
West Yorkshire -7 9 £400 +21.21% 2
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (95.00%) Unix
3 13 (65.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (55.00%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
6 9 (45.00%) AIX
6 9 (45.00%) Banking
7 7 (35.00%) HPUX
7 7 (35.00%) Windows
8 6 (30.00%) Python
8 6 (30.00%) SMS
8 6 (30.00%) Finance
9 5 (25.00%) Degree
9 5 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (25.00%) SLA
9 5 (25.00%) Oracle
9 5 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
10 4 (20.00%) Ansible
10 4 (20.00%) IBM
10 4 (20.00%) HP
10 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
10 4 (20.00%) NAS
10 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
10 4 (20.00%) Puppet
10 4 (20.00%) Investment Banking
11 3 (15.00%) Ruby
11 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
11 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (15.00%) Investment Management

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 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) SMS
2 4 (20.00%) NAS
3 3 (15.00%) SAN
4 2 (10.00%) LAN
4 2 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (45.00%) Banking
2 6 (30.00%) Finance
3 4 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Solaris Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Solaris Specialist
2 4 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Unix Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Unix Technical Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Unix Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (5.00%) Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (95.00%) Unix
3 13 (65.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (45.00%) AIX
5 7 (35.00%) HPUX
5 7 (35.00%) Windows
6 3 (15.00%) CentOS
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (10.00%) Debian
8 1 (5.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
1 5 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (15.00%) Investment Management
2 3 (15.00%) Security Operations
2 3 (15.00%) Server Building
2 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Python
2 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (15.00%) Perl
3 3 (15.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) CISMP
2 1 (5.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
2 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (5.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Ansible
1 4 (20.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Cobbler
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (5.00%) Nagios
3 1 (5.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (20.00%) HP
3 4 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) CyberArk
4 2 (10.00%) EMC
4 2 (10.00%) Google
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) Dynatrace
5 1 (5.00%) Veritas