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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 81 115 83
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -32
Contract jobs citing Solaris 10 2 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.70% 0.10% 1.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.79% 0.49% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 16
Median daily rate £315 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.97% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £335 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £335 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +25.51%

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
264 405 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 18.60% 20.56% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 239 266
Median daily rate £375 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 34
Median hourly rate £10.65 £15.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.14% +27.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.15 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.46 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +13 8 £315 -5.97% 2
Solaris
Yorkshire

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 9 (75.00%) Unix
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
5 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco
7 2 (16.67%) Replication
7 2 (16.67%) HPUX
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 2 (16.67%) C
7 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
7 2 (16.67%) vSphere
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (16.67%) VCE vBlock
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
7 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
8 1 (8.33%) SAP HANA
8 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012

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%) NetWeaver
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (8.33%) SAP BW
3 1 (8.33%) SAP HANA
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) DBA
2 4 (33.33%) Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (25.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Database Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Security Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
1 2 (16.67%) VCE vBlock
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
1 9 (75.00%) Unix
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) HPUX
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (8.33%) AIX
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Transformation
1 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL
1 1 (8.33%) Migration
1 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
1 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Data Guard
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (8.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (8.33%) SAP
6 1 (8.33%) Splunk