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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 98 77 79
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Contract jobs citing Solaris 8 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.47% 1.34% 0.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.25% 6.42% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 3
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£175 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.82% +54.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £356
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +3.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.35 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+18.44% +21.27%
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
356 327 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.71% 20.80% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 183 95
Average daily rate £350 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 15 34
Average hourly rate £16.72 £12.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.13% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.30 £9.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £15.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 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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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 -25 7 £175 -54.78% 4
Bradford - - - -
Solaris
Yorkshire

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 36 (97.30%) UNIX
2 21 (56.76%) HP
3 18 (48.65%) Oracle
4 17 (45.95%) Linux
5 15 (40.54%) AIX
6 14 (37.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (35.14%) Red Hat
8 10 (27.03%) Tomcat
8 10 (27.03%) DNS
9 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
10 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
10 8 (21.62%) NAS
10 8 (21.62%) Service Management
10 8 (21.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 8 (21.62%) SAN
10 8 (21.62%) LDAP
10 8 (21.62%) ITIL
10 8 (21.62%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (21.62%) Oracle Database
11 7 (18.92%) Shell Script
12 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
12 6 (16.22%) Apache
12 6 (16.22%) Samba
13 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
14 4 (10.81%) Ubuntu
14 4 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (10.81%) Ingres
14 4 (10.81%) J2EE
14 4 (10.81%) Java
14 4 (10.81%) Python

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 (27.03%) Tomcat
2 6 (16.22%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) DNS
2 8 (21.62%) SAN
2 8 (21.62%) LDAP
2 8 (21.62%) NAS
3 2 (5.41%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle Database 12c
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.81%) Ingres
2 4 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Administrator
1 19 (51.35%) UNIX Administrator
2 17 (45.95%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 17 (45.95%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) UNIX Operator
3 5 (13.51%) Solaris Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) UNIX Support
6 1 (2.70%) Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Incident Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) J2EE
2 3 (8.11%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Open Source
2 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (97.30%) UNIX
2 17 (45.95%) Linux
3 15 (40.54%) AIX
4 14 (37.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (10.81%) Ubuntu
6 3 (8.11%) Windows
7 1 (2.70%) HPUX
7 1 (2.70%) zOS
7 1 (2.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) ITIL
1 8 (21.62%) Service Management
2 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
3 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.11%) DevOps
4 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.41%) Migration
6 1 (2.70%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) Shell Script
2 4 (10.81%) Java
2 4 (10.81%) Python
3 3 (8.11%) PHP
4 2 (5.41%) Korn
4 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Samba
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) NFS
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (5.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) HP
2 18 (48.65%) Oracle
3 13 (35.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.70%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) F5
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) Sun
4 1 (2.70%) Veritas
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