The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South Yorkshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - 23 29
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 4.18% 1.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 14.81% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 2
Average daily rate
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- £283 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -7.69%
Operating Systems Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
86 81 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 27.83% 28.22% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 46 31
Average daily rate £275 £253 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.91% -22.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 14
Average hourly rate £13.98 £14.40 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.95% -30.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £10.30 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £132.25 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
Solaris
Yorkshire

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 22 July 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
Rotherham - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Solaris
Yorkshire

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 (69.23%) Oracle
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle RAC
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle Database
2 8 (61.54%) Data Guard
2 8 (61.54%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) UNIX
3 5 (38.46%) AIX
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) IBM
5 2 (15.38%) Service Management
5 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (15.38%) Firewall
5 2 (15.38%) SAN
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (15.38%) Middleware
5 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma
5 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) LAN
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) Open Source
5 2 (15.38%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (7.69%) VMware
6 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
6 1 (7.69%) Clustering

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle Database
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle DBA
1 8 (61.54%) DBA
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Storage Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) SAN Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.69%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) UNIX
2 5 (38.46%) AIX
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Service Management
2 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma
2 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.69%) GPFS
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Data Guard
2 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix