The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 111 118 82
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -36
Contract jobs citing Solaris 5 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.27% 0.36% 0.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.33% 1.46% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 11
Median daily rate £450 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £363 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £363 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.71%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
376 547 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.06% 24.47% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 311 211
Median daily rate £363 £380 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +26.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £195 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 54 39
Median hourly rate £13.25 £12.38 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.07% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.86 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £17.50 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +1 4 £475 +31.03% 3
Solaris
Yorkshire

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 8 (66.67%) Unix
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Migration
4 6 (50.00%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 4 (33.33%) EMC
6 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (33.33%) Billing
6 4 (33.33%) Law
6 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (33.33%) VMware
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
7 3 (25.00%) Windows
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (16.67%) MS Office
8 2 (16.67%) AIX
8 2 (16.67%) HPUX
8 2 (16.67%) Middleware
8 2 (16.67%) Database Security
8 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Database Tuning

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) CICS
1 1 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (8.33%) DB2
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) SAP BW
3 1 (8.33%) SAP HANA
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Billing
2 4 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) DBA
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Oracle DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Basis
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
1 8 (66.67%) Unix
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) AIX
4 2 (16.67%) HPUX
5 1 (8.33%) SUSE
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Database Security
3 2 (16.67%) Database Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) BCP
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) EMC
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Intel
4 1 (8.33%) SAP