The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 100 84 107
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +23
Contract jobs citing Solaris 19 36 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.78% 1.65% 1.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.73% 6.21% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 8
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£400 £369 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% +0.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £150.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
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
510 580 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.04% 26.56% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 307 198
Average daily rate £320 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 61 48
Average hourly rate £13.38 £12.52 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.82% -16.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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
West Yorkshire +8 14 £425 +17.24% 7
South Yorkshire -13 3 £382 +1.73% 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 23 (67.65%) Linux
2 20 (58.82%) Oracle
2 20 (58.82%) UNIX
3 16 (47.06%) Red Hat
4 13 (38.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
5 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
5 11 (32.35%) HP
6 10 (29.41%) Oracle Database
7 9 (26.47%) ITIL
7 9 (26.47%) Apache
8 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
8 8 (23.53%) SLA
8 8 (23.53%) SAN
9 7 (20.59%) DNS
10 6 (17.65%) AIX
10 6 (17.65%) JBoss
10 6 (17.65%) Service Management
10 6 (17.65%) WebSphere
10 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (14.71%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (14.71%) Data Guard
11 5 (14.71%) ATG
11 5 (14.71%) ATG Dynamo
11 5 (14.71%) VMware
12 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
12 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (11.76%) Finance
12 4 (11.76%) DHCP
12 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (26.47%) Apache
2 6 (17.65%) WebSphere
3 5 (14.71%) ATG Dynamo
4 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) SAN
2 7 (20.59%) DNS
3 4 (11.76%) DHCP
3 4 (11.76%) iSCSI
3 4 (11.76%) InfiniBand
4 2 (5.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) Oracle Database
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) UNIX Engineer
1 11 (32.35%) Administrator
2 6 (17.65%) DBA
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (14.71%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) UNIX Operator
5 3 (8.82%) Storage Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Storage Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Solaris Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) UNIX Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Java EE
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (2.94%) J2EE
1 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) CLARiiON
2 2 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Linux
2 20 (58.82%) UNIX
3 13 (38.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (17.65%) AIX
5 4 (11.76%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.88%) CentOS
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.94%) Windows
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) ITIL
2 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
3 6 (17.65%) Service Management
4 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.82%) Capacity Management
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Project Management
6 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.88%) DevOps
6 2 (5.88%) Database Security
7 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.94%) BCP
7 1 (2.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) Python
1 1 (2.94%) Java
1 1 (2.94%) PHP
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
1 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
1 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (5.88%) OCP
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.94%) vSphere
4 1 (2.94%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Data Guard
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (5.88%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.94%) SCOM
4 1 (2.94%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.94%) Puppet
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.94%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Oracle
2 16 (47.06%) Red Hat
3 11 (32.35%) HP
4 6 (17.65%) JBoss
5 5 (14.71%) ATG
5 5 (14.71%) VMware
6 2 (5.88%) NetApp
6 2 (5.88%) Symantec
6 2 (5.88%) IBM
6 2 (5.88%) EMC
7 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco
7 1 (2.94%) McAfee
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