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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 94 117 83
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -34
Contract jobs citing Solaris 4 4 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.26% 0.18% 1.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.31% 0.90% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 21
Median daily rate £300 £349 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.97% +16.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £23.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+117.39% -42.50%
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
306 446 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.09% 20.29% 23.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 264 257
Median daily rate £415 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £130 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £540 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 43 36
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.45 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £17.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +20 4 £300 -13.97% 2
Solaris
Yorkshire

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 7 (77.78%) Unix
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
5 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (33.33%) Migration
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) C
6 2 (22.22%) MS Office
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) HPUX
6 2 (22.22%) Database Security
6 2 (22.22%) VCE vBlock
6 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Database Tuning
6 2 (22.22%) vSphere
7 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (11.11%) Banking
7 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
7 1 (11.11%) Splunk

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) SAP BW
3 1 (11.11%) SAP HANA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Security Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Senior DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Oracle DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) VCE vBlock
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Unix
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) HPUX
5 1 (11.11%) AIX
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Database Security
2 2 (22.22%) Database Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) BCP
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
2 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (11.11%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
5 1 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (11.11%) Splunk