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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
England / Yorkshire
Rank 105 127 99
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -28
Contract jobs citing Solaris 17 10 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.78% 0.36% 1.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.94% 1.63% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 19
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £328 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £415 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £414 £394
% change year-on-year
-3.32% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +25.51%

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
431 612 557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 19.80% 21.90% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 360 340
Median daily rate £375 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 53 62
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.26 £9.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.97 £45.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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
West Yorkshire +23 8 £315 -5.97% 3
South Yorkshire -4 7 £350 -12.50%
North Yorkshire +8 2 - -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 32 (82.05%) Linux
2 26 (66.67%) Windows
3 23 (58.97%) Oracle
4 21 (53.85%) Unix
5 20 (51.28%) VMware
6 18 (46.15%) SUSE
7 17 (43.59%) AIX
8 16 (41.03%) Red Hat
9 14 (35.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (33.33%) SQL
11 12 (30.77%) Replication
12 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (25.64%) NAS
13 10 (25.64%) SAN
13 10 (25.64%) EMC
13 10 (25.64%) Intel
14 9 (23.08%) Banking
15 8 (20.51%) Finance
15 8 (20.51%) Oracle RAC
15 8 (20.51%) NetApp
15 8 (20.51%) Veritas
15 8 (20.51%) Middleware
15 8 (20.51%) IBM
15 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
15 8 (20.51%) NFS
15 8 (20.51%) SRDF
16 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (17.95%) Windows Server
16 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
17 6 (15.38%) IBM HTTP Server

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 6 (15.38%) CICS
1 6 (15.38%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (5.13%) Apache
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
2 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.56%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) NAS
1 10 (25.64%) SAN
2 4 (10.26%) DNS
2 4 (10.26%) FCoE
2 4 (10.26%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (10.26%) iSCSI
2 4 (10.26%) LAN
2 4 (10.26%) LDAP
2 4 (10.26%) Multicast
2 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.26%) WAN
3 2 (5.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) DB2
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.13%) HBase
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.56%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.56%) SAP HANA
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 9 (23.08%) Banking
2 8 (20.51%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Administrator
2 10 (25.64%) Architect
2 10 (25.64%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (20.51%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 8 (20.51%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (20.51%) Unix Administrator
4 7 (17.95%) DBA
5 5 (12.82%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (12.82%) Oracle DBA
5 5 (12.82%) Unix Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) AIX Specialist
7 3 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Linux Specialist
7 3 (7.69%) Solaris Specialist
7 3 (7.69%) SQL DBA
7 3 (7.69%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) Middleware
2 6 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (5.13%) HTML
3 2 (5.13%) Rendezvous
3 2 (5.13%) Web Services
3 2 (5.13%) XML
3 2 (5.13%) XSLT
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (2.56%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Replication
2 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.26%) Symmetrix
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) Thin Client
4 2 (5.13%) User Experience
4 2 (5.13%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 32 (82.05%) Linux
2 26 (66.67%) Windows
3 21 (53.85%) Unix
4 18 (46.15%) SUSE
5 17 (43.59%) AIX
6 14 (35.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (17.95%) Windows Server
8 6 (15.38%) zOS
9 4 (10.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 4 (10.26%) VMS
10 2 (5.13%) HPUX
10 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) Feasibility Study
2 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.26%) Benchmarking
3 4 (10.26%) Change Management
3 4 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (5.13%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (5.13%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.56%) Data Transformation
6 1 (2.56%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.56%) Migration
6 1 (2.56%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.56%) Process Improvement
6 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.56%) Service Management
6 1 (2.56%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 5 (12.82%) Perl
4 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.13%) C
5 2 (5.13%) Java
5 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) MCP
3 2 (5.13%) MCSE
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (20.51%) NFS
2 8 (20.51%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (20.51%) SRDF
3 6 (15.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
4 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.26%) KVM
4 4 (10.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (10.26%) Veritas File System
4 4 (10.26%) Xen
5 3 (7.69%) vSphere
6 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (7.69%) Data Guard
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (5.13%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.13%) SCCM
4 1 (2.56%) QRadar
Vendors
1 23 (58.97%) Oracle
2 20 (51.28%) VMware
3 16 (41.03%) Red Hat
4 10 (25.64%) EMC
4 10 (25.64%) Intel
5 8 (20.51%) IBM
5 8 (20.51%) NetApp
5 8 (20.51%) Veritas
6 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
7 6 (15.38%) Cisco
7 6 (15.38%) Sun
8 2 (5.13%) Citrix
8 2 (5.13%) DataSynapse
8 2 (5.13%) HP
8 2 (5.13%) Sybase
8 2 (5.13%) TIBCO
9 1 (2.56%) SAP
9 1 (2.56%) Splunk
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