The first table below looks at the demand for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 17 April 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 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 93 103 61
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -42
Contract jobs citing Solaris 26 8 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.01% 0.39% 2.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.47% 1.72% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 2 42
Average daily rate £400 £318 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.98% +11.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £252 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £384 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £23.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.47%
Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
582 465 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.63% 22.55% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 202 251
Average daily rate £320 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £120 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £403 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 75 64
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Solaris
England

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solaris across the Yorkshire region.

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Solaris
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Yorkshire region.

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Yorkshire +8 13 £375 +18.11% 1
West Yorkshire -14 13 £475 - 9
North Yorkshire - - - - 3
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 36 (64.29%) Oracle
2 27 (48.21%) Linux
3 17 (30.36%) Sun
3 17 (30.36%) Oracle Database
4 16 (28.57%) DNS
4 16 (28.57%) Finance
5 15 (26.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (26.79%) Shell Script
5 15 (26.79%) UNIX
6 14 (25.00%) NetApp
6 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 13 (23.21%) SC Cleared
7 13 (23.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (23.21%) SAN
7 13 (23.21%) Perl
7 13 (23.21%) AIX
7 13 (23.21%) Firewall
8 12 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
9 11 (19.64%) Cisco
9 11 (19.64%) NAS
10 10 (17.86%) Data Guard
10 10 (17.86%) Sendmail
10 10 (17.86%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (17.86%) EMC
10 10 (17.86%) Veritas
10 10 (17.86%) Blue Coat
11 8 (14.29%) SUSE
11 8 (14.29%) IBM
11 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
11 8 (14.29%) SQL

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 5 (8.93%) Apache
2 4 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.57%) GlassFish
3 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.57%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.79%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) SAP WM
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.57%) DNS
2 13 (23.21%) SAN
2 13 (23.21%) Firewall
3 11 (19.64%) NAS
4 7 (12.50%) OpenLDAP
5 5 (8.93%) NetScreen
6 3 (5.36%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (5.36%) Internet
6 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.36%) LDAP
7 2 (3.57%) LAN
7 2 (3.57%) WAN
7 2 (3.57%) VPN
7 2 (3.57%) HTTP
7 2 (3.57%) SSH
8 1 (1.79%) Network Security
8 1 (1.79%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.36%) Oracle Database
2 15 (26.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (17.86%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (5.36%) MySQL
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (5.36%) Toad
General
1 16 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.36%) Retail
3 3 (5.36%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) DBA
1 10 (17.86%) Oracle DBA
2 9 (16.07%) Administrator
3 8 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Oracle Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.14%) Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (5.36%) AIX Administrator
7 3 (5.36%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Functional Tester
8 2 (3.57%) UNIX Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) UNIX Administrator
8 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) SOAP
1 2 (3.57%) Web Services
1 2 (3.57%) XML
1 2 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (3.57%) Middleware
1 2 (3.57%) REST
2 1 (1.79%) CSS
2 1 (1.79%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Clustering
2 2 (3.57%) Open Source
2 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.79%) HACMP
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (48.21%) Linux
2 15 (26.79%) UNIX
3 13 (23.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (23.21%) AIX
4 8 (14.29%) SUSE
4 8 (14.29%) Windows
5 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 5 (8.93%) ITIL
3 4 (7.14%) Service Management
4 3 (5.36%) Project Management
4 3 (5.36%) Workflow
4 3 (5.36%) Project Planning
4 3 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (5.36%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.57%) User Stories
5 2 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.57%) Test Scripting
5 2 (3.57%) BDD
5 2 (3.57%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.57%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (3.57%) Migration
5 2 (3.57%) TDD
5 2 (3.57%) Six Sigma
5 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.57%) E-business
6 1 (1.79%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.79%) Shell Script
2 13 (23.21%) Perl
3 8 (14.29%) SQL
4 7 (12.50%) Java
4 7 (12.50%) C
5 5 (8.93%) C++
6 4 (7.14%) PHP
6 4 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 4 (7.14%) Python
7 3 (5.36%) VB
8 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (23.21%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) Degree
4 3 (5.36%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 12 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (17.86%) Sendmail
3 8 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (8.93%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) Data Guard
2 2 (3.57%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.79%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.79%) Control-M
Vendors
1 36 (64.29%) Oracle
2 17 (30.36%) Sun
3 14 (25.00%) NetApp
4 11 (19.64%) Cisco
5 10 (17.86%) EMC
5 10 (17.86%) Veritas
5 10 (17.86%) Blue Coat
6 8 (14.29%) IBM
7 7 (12.50%) Juniper
7 7 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 7 (12.50%) McAfee
8 3 (5.36%) VMware
8 3 (5.36%) SAP
8 3 (5.36%) HP
9 2 (3.57%) JBoss
10 1 (1.79%) Citrix
10 1 (1.79%) BMC
10 1 (1.79%) Hitachi
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