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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 82 85 72
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing Solaris 25 8 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.36% 0.50% 1.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.75% 2.52% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £291 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £360 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+60.52% -32.14%
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
435 318 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.64% 19.86% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 174 136
Average daily rate £338 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £199 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 21 33
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -21.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.06 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.90 £15.65 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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
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 24 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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 +1 23 £313 +4.16%
Bradford - - - - 1
Solaris
Yorkshire

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 40 (97.56%) UNIX
2 21 (51.22%) Linux
3 20 (48.78%) Oracle
4 19 (46.34%) HP
5 17 (41.46%) Red Hat
5 17 (41.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (34.15%) AIX
7 11 (26.83%) DNS
7 11 (26.83%) SC Cleared
7 11 (26.83%) Security Cleared
7 11 (26.83%) SAN
8 10 (24.39%) Apache
9 8 (19.51%) NAS
9 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database
10 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (17.07%) Tomcat
10 7 (17.07%) LDAP
10 7 (17.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 7 (17.07%) Shell Script
10 7 (17.07%) Service Management
11 6 (14.63%) Samba
11 6 (14.63%) Ubuntu
11 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
12 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
13 4 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (9.76%) Ingres
13 4 (9.76%) J2EE
13 4 (9.76%) Java
14 3 (7.32%) PHP
14 3 (7.32%) ITIL

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (24.39%) Apache
2 7 (17.07%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.32%) ATG Dynamo
3 3 (7.32%) JBoss
3 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) DNS
1 11 (26.83%) SAN
2 8 (19.51%) NAS
3 7 (17.07%) LDAP
4 3 (7.32%) DHCP
5 2 (4.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (9.76%) Ingres
3 4 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Administrator
2 19 (46.34%) UNIX Administrator
3 17 (41.46%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 17 (41.46%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (14.63%) UNIX Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) UNIX Operator
5 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Solaris Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.44%) Linux Administrator
9 1 (2.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.44%) DBA
9 1 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.44%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle DBA
9 1 (2.44%) Architect
9 1 (2.44%) Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Consultant
9 1 (2.44%) Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) J2EE
2 3 (7.32%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 40 (97.56%) UNIX
2 21 (51.22%) Linux
3 17 (41.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (34.15%) AIX
5 6 (14.63%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.88%) CentOS
7 1 (2.44%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Service Management
2 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
3 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
4 3 (7.32%) ITIL
4 3 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (7.32%) Capacity Management
4 3 (7.32%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (7.32%) DevOps
5 2 (4.88%) Migration
6 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.44%) Fault Management
6 1 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.44%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) Shell Script
2 4 (9.76%) Java
3 3 (7.32%) PHP
3 3 (7.32%) Python
4 2 (4.88%) Korn
4 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) SC Cleared
1 11 (26.83%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) OCP
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Samba
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (4.88%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.44%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Oracle
2 19 (46.34%) HP
3 17 (41.46%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.32%) ATG
5 2 (4.88%) IBM
6 1 (2.44%) Sun
6 1 (2.44%) Veritas
6 1 (2.44%) VMware