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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 101 81 74
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -7
Contract jobs citing Solaris 13 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.70% 1.26% 0.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.37% 5.66% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 1
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£175 £463 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.16% +27.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £356
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.35 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+18.44% +16.00%
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
386 371 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.91% 22.20% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 203 88
Average daily rate £325 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £150 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 24 34
Average hourly rate £16.72 £11.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.39% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £16.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 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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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 -13 9 £150 -62.50% 5
Wakefield - - - -
Solaris
Yorkshire

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 35 (100.00%) UNIX
2 22 (62.86%) Oracle
3 19 (54.29%) HP
4 17 (48.57%) AIX
4 17 (48.57%) Linux
5 15 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (40.00%) DNS
7 13 (37.14%) ITIL
8 12 (34.29%) Tomcat
8 12 (34.29%) Red Hat
8 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
9 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database
9 9 (25.71%) NAS
9 9 (25.71%) SAN
10 8 (22.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 8 (22.86%) LDAP
10 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
10 8 (22.86%) Windows
10 8 (22.86%) Service Management
10 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
10 8 (22.86%) Oracle Database 12c
11 7 (20.00%) Incident Management
11 7 (20.00%) Apache
12 6 (17.14%) Shell Script
12 6 (17.14%) Samba
13 5 (14.29%) Replication
14 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
14 4 (11.43%) F5
14 4 (11.43%) SUSE
14 4 (11.43%) BIG-IP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 12 (34.29%) Tomcat
2 7 (20.00%) Apache
3 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 14 (40.00%) DNS
2 9 (25.71%) SAN
2 9 (25.71%) NAS
3 8 (22.86%) LDAP
4 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.43%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.86%) OpenVPN
5 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database
2 8 (22.86%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (11.43%) Ingres
4 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.86%) MySQL
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Administrator
2 19 (54.29%) UNIX Administrator
3 17 (48.57%) Systems Administrator
3 17 (48.57%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 5 (14.29%) Solaris Administrator
4 5 (14.29%) Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) UNIX Operator
6 3 (8.57%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) UNIX Support
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Service Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Senior UNIX Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior UNIX Support
8 1 (2.86%) Senior UNIX Support Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) UNIX
2 17 (48.57%) AIX
2 17 (48.57%) Linux
3 15 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (22.86%) Windows
5 4 (11.43%) zOS
5 4 (11.43%) SUSE
6 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.86%) HPUX
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
2 8 (22.86%) Service Management
3 7 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.86%) Fault Management
4 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.86%) Change Management
4 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.86%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) Shell Script
2 4 (11.43%) Python
3 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.86%) Korn
4 1 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) Perl
4 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Samba
2 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) NFS
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Oracle
2 19 (54.29%) HP
3 12 (34.29%) Red Hat
4 4 (11.43%) F5
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.71%) Sun
5 2 (5.71%) Veritas
5 2 (5.71%) VMware
6 1 (2.86%) Dell
6 1 (2.86%) Citrix
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
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