The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 43 35 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing Solaris 8 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.67% 0.87% 3.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.16% 6.82% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 9
Average daily rate £400 £250 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -20.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £250 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £39.25 £33.35
% change year-on-year
+15.92% +17.69%
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 South Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
155 44 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 32.29% 12.83% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 19 47
Average daily rate £400 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £413 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 16
Average hourly rate £11.50 £16.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Sheffield -12 5 £400 +60.00% 3
Barnsley +3 2 £403 +61.00%
Solaris
Yorkshire

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) IBM
2 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 8 (80.00%) HP
2 8 (80.00%) EMC
2 8 (80.00%) SAN
2 8 (80.00%) Veritas
2 8 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (80.00%) SUSE
2 8 (80.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 8 (80.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (70.00%) Unix
3 7 (70.00%) NAS
4 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (60.00%) Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (10.00%) Clustering
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (10.00%) Open Source
6 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) PowerHA
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (10.00%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
6 1 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (10.00%) AIX
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) SAN
2 7 (70.00%) NAS
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Administrator
2 5 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) Solaris Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) SUSE
3 7 (70.00%) Unix
4 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (10.00%) AIX
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Migration
1 1 (10.00%) Open Source
1 1 (10.00%) Re-Platforming
1 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 8 (80.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (10.00%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) EMC
1 8 (80.00%) HP
1 8 (80.00%) IBM
1 8 (80.00%) Red Hat
1 8 (80.00%) Veritas
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
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