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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 116 93 85
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -8
Contract jobs citing Solaris 6 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.28% 0.30% 0.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.31% 1.61% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
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£313 £430 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.32% +18.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.73% -4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.46%
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
457 311 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.03% 18.36% 28.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 191 177
Average daily rate £350 £264 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.70% -12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 23 30
Average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.86% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.48 £11.13 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 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 -24 5 - - 4
Solaris
Yorkshire

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (86.67%) UNIX
2 11 (73.33%) Linux
3 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) AIX
3 8 (53.33%) Oracle
4 7 (46.67%) ITIL
4 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (40.00%) DNS
6 5 (33.33%) Python
6 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 5 (33.33%) Replication
7 4 (26.67%) VMware
7 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (26.67%) SUSE
7 4 (26.67%) zOS
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
7 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (26.67%) BIG-IP
7 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
7 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
7 4 (26.67%) F5
8 3 (20.00%) XML
8 3 (20.00%) HP
8 3 (20.00%) ISEB
9 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
9 2 (13.33%) Change Management
9 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (13.33%) Tomcat

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (26.67%) BIG-IP
3 1 (6.67%) NAS
3 1 (6.67%) OpenVPN
3 1 (6.67%) LDAP
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
1 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Splunk Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Support
4 1 (6.67%) Senior UNIX Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) XSLT
2 1 (6.67%) Regular Expression
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) UNIX
2 11 (73.33%) Linux
3 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) AIX
4 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (26.67%) zOS
5 4 (26.67%) SUSE
6 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.67%) HPUX
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) V-Model
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) ISEB
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) F5
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) SAP
6 1 (6.67%) Sun
6 1 (6.67%) Dell
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix
6 1 (6.67%) Veritas
6 1 (6.67%) Splunk