The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 89 86 97
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing Solaris 4 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.24% 0.66% 0.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.35% 2.27% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Average daily rate
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£430 £363 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.62% +8.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -14.28%
Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
297 441 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 17.66% 28.92% 20.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 182 177
Average daily rate £263 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 32 36
Average hourly rate £14.10 £12.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.13 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Solaris
Yorkshire

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 28 July 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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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 0 4 £430 +18.62% 5
Wetherby - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Solaris
Yorkshire

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (64.29%) Oracle
1 9 (64.29%) UNIX
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) Apache
4 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 4 (28.57%) Sun
5 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 3 (21.43%) SAN
6 3 (21.43%) NetApp
6 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
6 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
6 3 (21.43%) Clustering
6 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
6 3 (21.43%) SLA
6 3 (21.43%) DNS
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 3 (21.43%) MySQL
6 3 (21.43%) Perl
6 3 (21.43%) Sendmail
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
7 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (14.29%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (14.29%) C
7 2 (14.29%) C++
7 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) Web Services

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) ATG Dynamo
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) WordPress
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (7.14%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (7.14%) Toad
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
1 1 (7.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) CGI
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) UNIX
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
1 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.14%) Database Security
2 1 (7.14%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 3 (21.43%) Perl
3 2 (14.29%) C
3 2 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) OCP
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Sendmail
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Sun
3 3 (21.43%) NetApp
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
4 2 (14.29%) ATG
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) JBoss
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) SAP