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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 84 94 94
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 9 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.53% 0.64% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.76% 2.38% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
Average daily rate
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£430 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +4.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £150.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.09%
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
326 420 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 19.26% 26.82% 19.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 182 178
Average daily rate £298 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.75% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 26
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £17.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Leeds +10 9 £430 +22.85% 7
Wetherby - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Solaris
Yorkshire

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 16 (88.89%) UNIX
1 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
4 9 (50.00%) Apache
5 8 (44.44%) Oracle
6 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 6 (33.33%) SLA
6 6 (33.33%) SAN
7 5 (27.78%) JBoss
7 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
7 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
7 5 (27.78%) ATG
7 5 (27.78%) ATG Dynamo
7 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
8 4 (22.22%) DNS
8 4 (22.22%) AIX
8 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
9 3 (16.67%) HP
9 3 (16.67%) DHCP
9 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (16.67%) Capacity Management
9 3 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (16.67%) Clustering
10 2 (11.11%) VMware
10 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
10 2 (11.11%) CentOS
10 2 (11.11%) Sun
10 2 (11.11%) IBM
11 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 9 (50.00%) Apache
2 5 (27.78%) ATG Dynamo
2 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) SAN
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
3 3 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) UNIX Operator
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) UNIX
1 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (22.22%) AIX
4 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
4 2 (11.11%) CentOS
5 1 (5.56%) Windows
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) OCP
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Sendmail
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle
3 5 (27.78%) JBoss
3 5 (27.78%) ATG
4 3 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) Sun
5 2 (11.11%) IBM
6 1 (5.56%) NetApp
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago