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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 109 94 78
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -16
Contract jobs citing Solaris 3 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.15% 0.51% 1.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.72% 2.45% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 16
Average daily rate £443 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £125 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £39.00 £33.43
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +16.67%
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
414 367 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.46% 20.95% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 233 183
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £175 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 19
Average hourly rate £15.13 £13.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.03% +22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £36.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -15 2 £335 -25.55% 3
Bradford - 1 £550 -
Solaris
Yorkshire

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (28.57%) PowerExchange
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
4 2 (28.57%) XSLT
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Informatica
4 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) VirtualBox

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (28.57%) PowerExchange
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Jetty
2 1 (14.29%) nginx
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (14.29%) SAS
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) BASE24
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) IPsec
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
3 1 (14.29%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (14.29%) OLTP
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (14.29%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) Log4j
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SOC Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) XSLT
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) SAML
3 1 (14.29%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Presales
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Secure Coding
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 8583
1 1 (14.29%) ISO20022
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) VirtualBox
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) Xen
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Informatica
3 1 (14.29%) Axway
3 1 (14.29%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (14.29%) Forcepoint
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) LogRhythm
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Qualys
3 1 (14.29%) SAP