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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 38 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing Solaris 4 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.20% 2.87% 3.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.00% 10.64% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 9
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£438 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.27% -12.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £300 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £398 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £369
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.63 £31.90 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.94% -8.85%
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
50 94 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 15.06% 27.01% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 47 46
Average daily rate £325 £215 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.16% -33.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £110 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £353 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 21
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -43.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 January 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 +1 3 £438 +6.06% 2
Solaris
Yorkshire

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) EMC
1 8 (72.73%) NetApp
1 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle
3 6 (54.55%) Apache
3 6 (54.55%) Tomcat
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco
4 5 (45.45%) DNS
4 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 5 (45.45%) CLARiiON
4 5 (45.45%) Symantec
4 5 (45.45%) NetBackup
5 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) McAfee
5 4 (36.36%) BCP
5 4 (36.36%) EMC Navisphere
5 4 (36.36%) SCOM
5 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (36.36%) JBoss
5 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
5 4 (36.36%) DHCP
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (54.55%) Apache
1 6 (54.55%) Tomcat
2 4 (36.36%) JBoss
2 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
3 2 (18.18%) IIS
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) HTTP
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) iSCSI
3 2 (18.18%) NAS
3 2 (18.18%) FCoE
3 2 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (18.18%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) HBase
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Storage Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Rendezvous
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) XML
1 2 (18.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (36.36%) BCP
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Benchmarking
3 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) vSphere
2 4 (36.36%) vCloud
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) NFS
4 2 (18.18%) Xen
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 2 (18.18%) SRDF
4 2 (18.18%) KVM
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) NetBackup
2 4 (36.36%) EMC Navisphere
2 4 (36.36%) SCOM
2 4 (36.36%) ZABBIX
2 4 (36.36%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (36.36%) Puppet
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (9.09%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) EMC
1 8 (72.73%) NetApp
1 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco
4 5 (45.45%) Symantec
5 4 (36.36%) McAfee
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) IBM
7 2 (18.18%) TIBCO
7 2 (18.18%) Intel
7 2 (18.18%) DataSynapse
8 1 (9.09%) Sybase
8 1 (9.09%) HP
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