The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 120 137 112
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -25
Contract jobs citing Solaris 25 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.86% 0.48% 0.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.11% 2.08% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 6
Median daily rate £525 £400 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £285 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £440 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £420 £388
% change year-on-year
-13.80% +8.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.67 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-1.82% -36.22%
Solaris
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
608 722 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.02% 22.88% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 402 279
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £176 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 79 65
Median hourly rate £13.70 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.60% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £9.43 £10.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.50 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +5.25%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
South Yorkshire +6 18 £525 +31.25% 1
West Yorkshire +3 5 £450 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £288 -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 33 (84.62%) Linux
2 31 (79.49%) Oracle
3 24 (61.54%) SQL
3 24 (61.54%) Windows
3 24 (61.54%) VMware
4 22 (56.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (51.28%) Intel
6 19 (48.72%) Middleware
6 19 (48.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (38.46%) SUSE
7 15 (38.46%) Finance
8 14 (35.90%) EMC
8 14 (35.90%) AIX
9 12 (30.77%) Unix
9 12 (30.77%) DB2
9 12 (30.77%) zOS
10 11 (28.21%) WebSphere MQ
10 11 (28.21%) CICS
10 11 (28.21%) Replication
10 11 (28.21%) IBM HTTP Server
10 11 (28.21%) Feasibility Study
11 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
11 10 (25.64%) NAS
11 10 (25.64%) SAN
12 9 (23.08%) NetApp
12 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
12 9 (23.08%) Benchmarking
12 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
12 9 (23.08%) LAN
12 9 (23.08%) WAN

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in 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 11 (28.21%) CICS
1 11 (28.21%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (15.38%) Apache
2 6 (15.38%) IIS
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle Coherence
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 6 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) NAS
1 10 (25.64%) SAN
2 9 (23.08%) FCoE
2 9 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
2 9 (23.08%) iSCSI
2 9 (23.08%) LAN
2 9 (23.08%) Multicast
2 9 (23.08%) WAN
3 6 (15.38%) HTTP
4 1 (2.56%) Firewall
4 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) DB2
2 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 6 (15.38%) Hadoop
3 6 (15.38%) HBase
3 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.56%) SAP BW
6 1 (2.56%) SAP HANA
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Billing
3 4 (10.26%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Architect
1 21 (53.85%) Infrastructure Architect
2 14 (35.90%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 14 (35.90%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (12.82%) DBA
4 4 (10.26%) Administrator
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (48.72%) Middleware
2 11 (28.21%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (15.38%) HTML
3 6 (15.38%) Rendezvous
3 6 (15.38%) XML
3 6 (15.38%) XSLT
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (2.56%) SAP Basis
4 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Replication
2 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (84.62%) Linux
2 24 (61.54%) Windows
3 19 (48.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (38.46%) SUSE
5 14 (35.90%) AIX
6 12 (30.77%) Unix
6 12 (30.77%) zOS
7 2 (5.13%) HPUX
8 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Feasibility Study
2 9 (23.08%) Benchmarking
2 9 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (17.95%) Migration
4 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.69%) ITIL
7 2 (5.13%) Database Security
7 2 (5.13%) Database Tuning
7 2 (5.13%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (5.13%) Software Delivery
7 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.56%) BCP
8 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.56%) DevOps
8 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.56%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.56%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (2.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) Java
2 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 22 (56.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
3 9 (23.08%) KVM
3 9 (23.08%) NFS
3 9 (23.08%) SRDF
3 9 (23.08%) Xen
4 8 (20.51%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (2.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (5.13%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 31 (79.49%) Oracle
2 24 (61.54%) VMware
3 20 (51.28%) Intel
4 14 (35.90%) EMC
5 9 (23.08%) Cisco
5 9 (23.08%) NetApp
5 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
6 7 (17.95%) IBM
7 6 (15.38%) DataSynapse
7 6 (15.38%) Sybase
7 6 (15.38%) TIBCO
8 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
9 2 (5.13%) 3PAR
9 2 (5.13%) AppDynamics
10 1 (2.56%) Citrix
10 1 (2.56%) HP
10 1 (2.56%) SAP
10 1 (2.56%) Veritas