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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 135 110 88
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -22
Contract jobs citing Solaris 11 15 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.38% 0.58% 1.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.67% 2.86% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 24
Average daily rate £400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £140 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £33.35
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +16.94%
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
659 525 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.68% 20.47% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 303 267
Average daily rate £393 £340 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.44% +15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £157 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 61 45
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £22.35 £15.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
South Yorkshire -4 8 £400 +23.07% 3
West Yorkshire -16 2 £443 +41.60% 2
North Yorkshire +5 1 £313 -3.84% 1
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Unix
2 12 (63.16%) Finance
3 10 (52.63%) HP
3 10 (52.63%) IBM
4 9 (47.37%) SAN
4 9 (47.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 8 (42.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 8 (42.11%) NAS
5 8 (42.11%) Banking
5 8 (42.11%) EMC
5 8 (42.11%) Veritas
5 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
5 8 (42.11%) SUSE
5 8 (42.11%) Oracle
6 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (26.32%) Windows
8 4 (21.05%) XML
8 4 (21.05%) SQL
8 4 (21.05%) MySQL
8 4 (21.05%) VMware
9 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (15.79%) Security Architecture
9 3 (15.79%) Open Source
9 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
9 3 (15.79%) Java
9 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
9 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
9 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
10 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.53%) PowerExchange
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) Jetty
3 1 (5.26%) nginx
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (5.26%) SAS
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) BASE24
1 2 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) SAN
2 8 (42.11%) NAS
3 2 (10.53%) LDAP
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) FTP
4 1 (5.26%) HTTP
4 1 (5.26%) IPsec
4 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) NonStop SQL
2 2 (10.53%) OLTP
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.26%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Log4j
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Electronics
3 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Administrator
2 7 (36.84%) Unix Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Solaris Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) DBA
6 1 (5.26%) IT Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Project Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) SOC Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) XML
2 2 (10.53%) Middleware
2 2 (10.53%) RESTful
2 2 (10.53%) SAML
2 2 (10.53%) XSLT
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) J2EE
3 1 (5.26%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (10.53%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Unix
3 8 (42.11%) SUSE
4 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (26.32%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
7 2 (10.53%) AIX
7 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Open Source
1 3 (15.79%) Security Architecture
2 2 (10.53%) Benchmarking
2 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.53%) High Availability
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (10.53%) Presales
2 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
3 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) C-shell
4 1 (5.26%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO 8583
1 2 (10.53%) ISO20022
2 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 8 (42.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.53%) VirtualBox
5 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (5.26%) PowerHA
5 1 (5.26%) Veritas File System
5 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Data Guard
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) HP
1 10 (52.63%) IBM
2 8 (42.11%) EMC
2 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
2 8 (42.11%) Veritas
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) Informatica
4 2 (10.53%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) Axway
5 1 (5.26%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (5.26%) Forcepoint
5 1 (5.26%) LogRhythm
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Qualys
5 1 (5.26%) Sun
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