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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 115 109 95
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Contract jobs citing Solaris 7 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.34% 0.44% 0.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.54% 1.99% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 6
Average daily rate £525 £345 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% -27.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £125 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £400 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.60 £30.60
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +32.67%
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
456 453 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.20% 22.17% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 257 189
Average daily rate £401 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 38 27
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.72 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.22% +45.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £11.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £35.50 £16.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 1 May 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 +1 5 £488 +105.26% 5
Bradford - 1 £550 -
Solaris
Yorkshire

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) AIX
3 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (33.33%) EMC
4 3 (33.33%) Law
4 3 (33.33%) Billing
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Middleware
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) SUSE
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (11.11%) nginx
6 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
6 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
6 1 (11.11%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (11.11%) LogRhythm
6 1 (11.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) CICS
1 1 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) Jetty
1 1 (11.11%) nginx
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle 10gAS
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (11.11%) PowerExchange
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) FTP
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) IPsec
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) Log4j
1 1 (11.11%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Billing
2 3 (33.33%) Law
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SOC Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Architect
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) Servlets
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) AIX
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) SUSE
4 1 (11.11%) HPUX
4 1 (11.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Secure Coding
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) Axway
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (11.11%) Forcepoint
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Informatica
4 1 (11.11%) Intel
4 1 (11.11%) LogRhythm
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Qualys
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Sun