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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 47 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 8 0 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.54% - 6.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.67% - 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 26
Average daily rate
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£400 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 - £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.41% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.67 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +13.51%
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
120 93 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 23.03% 25.83% 34.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 40 81
Average daily rate £300 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £110 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 16
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £10.20 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £25.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 September 2015. 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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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 - 6 £388 -
Barnsley - 2 £426 -
Solaris
Yorkshire

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Red Hat
3 7 (77.78%) HP
4 6 (66.67%) IBM
5 5 (55.56%) UNIX
5 5 (55.56%) EMC
6 4 (44.44%) SAN
6 4 (44.44%) Windows
6 4 (44.44%) Sun
6 4 (44.44%) Veritas
6 4 (44.44%) Finance
6 4 (44.44%) SUSE
6 4 (44.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (44.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (33.33%) NAS
7 3 (33.33%) VMware
8 2 (22.22%) Banking
8 2 (22.22%) CentOS
8 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
8 2 (22.22%) Firewall
8 2 (22.22%) JBoss
8 2 (22.22%) Apache
8 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
8 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
8 2 (22.22%) Puppet
8 2 (22.22%) vCloud
8 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
9 1 (11.11%) FishEye
9 1 (11.11%) Jasmine

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 2 (22.22%) JBoss
1 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) Jetty
2 1 (11.11%) nginx
2 1 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) NAS
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) DMZ
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Ant
1 1 (11.11%) PVCS
1 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
1 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 1 (11.11%) JMeter
1 1 (11.11%) CruiseControl
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Mercurial
1 1 (11.11%) Hudson
1 1 (11.11%) Gerrit
1 1 (11.11%) FishEye
1 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
1 1 (11.11%) Gradle
1 1 (11.11%) Artifactory
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Solaris Systems Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) LAMP
1 1 (11.11%) Java EE
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) CLARiiON
2 1 (11.11%) Tandem
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) UNIX
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) SUSE
4 2 (22.22%) CentOS
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
5 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
5 1 (11.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
1 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C++
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby
1 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (22.22%) vCloud
3 1 (11.11%) Docker
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) HAProxy
2 1 (11.11%) ZABBIX
2 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Red Hat
2 7 (77.78%) HP
3 6 (66.67%) IBM
4 5 (55.56%) EMC
5 4 (44.44%) Veritas
5 4 (44.44%) Sun
6 3 (33.33%) VMware
7 1 (11.11%) Google
7 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
7 1 (11.11%) Splunk
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (11.11%) NetApp