The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - 35 32
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire - 0.95% 2.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 4.26% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £23.75 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+110.52% -24.00%
Solaris
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the North Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
49 47 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 16.33% 22.38% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 17
Average daily rate £325 £328 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -15.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £138 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 10
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.60 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.70 £15.00 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solaris across the North Yorkshire region.

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the North Yorkshire region.

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Harrogate - - - - 1
Solaris
Yorkshire

Solaris
Top 18 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris.

1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) HP
2 6 (85.71%) Service Management
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
3 4 (57.14%) InfiniBand
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (57.14%) iSCSI
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (28.57%) LDAP
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
6 1 (14.29%) Clustering

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) InfiniBand
1 4 (57.14%) iSCSI
2 2 (28.57%) LDAP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (42.86%) Storage Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) HP
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle