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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 126 143 113
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -30
Contract jobs citing Solaris 19 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.69% 0.20% 0.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.84% 0.95% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 6
Median daily rate £525 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £320 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £430 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £27.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+32.11% +2.83%
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
670 632 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.20% 21.43% 22.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 357 296
Median daily rate £425 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £188 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 54 66
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +9 11 £525 - 1
West Yorkshire +2 7 £450 +35.84% 5
North Yorkshire +4 1 - -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 23 (85.19%) Linux
2 18 (66.67%) Oracle
3 15 (55.56%) Windows
3 15 (55.56%) EMC
3 15 (55.56%) Finance
3 15 (55.56%) VMware
4 14 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (48.15%) Middleware
5 13 (48.15%) SUSE
5 13 (48.15%) SQL
6 12 (44.44%) Intel
6 12 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (40.74%) SAN
7 11 (40.74%) IBM
8 10 (37.04%) Unix
8 10 (37.04%) NAS
9 9 (33.33%) AIX
9 9 (33.33%) Banking
9 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
10 8 (29.63%) Hyper-V
11 7 (25.93%) SRDF
11 7 (25.93%) FCoE
11 7 (25.93%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (25.93%) Xen
11 7 (25.93%) iSCSI
11 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (25.93%) Multicast
11 7 (25.93%) KVM
11 7 (25.93%) Benchmarking
11 7 (25.93%) SQL 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 (22.22%) Apache
1 6 (22.22%) IIS
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle Coherence
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 6 (22.22%) Tomcat
1 6 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 5 (18.52%) CICS
2 5 (18.52%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) SAN
2 10 (37.04%) NAS
3 7 (25.93%) FCoE
3 7 (25.93%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (25.93%) iSCSI
3 7 (25.93%) LAN
3 7 (25.93%) Multicast
3 7 (25.93%) WAN
4 6 (22.22%) HTTP
5 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) DB2
2 6 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 6 (22.22%) HBase
General
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Banking
3 4 (14.81%) Billing
3 4 (14.81%) Law
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Architect
2 13 (48.15%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (33.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 9 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (22.22%) Administrator
5 5 (18.52%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (7.41%) Solaris Administrator
7 2 (7.41%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 2 (7.41%) Unix Administrator
8 1 (3.70%) Contracts Manager
8 1 (3.70%) IT Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Network Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Project Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) SOC Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Systems Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) Middleware
2 6 (22.22%) HTML
2 6 (22.22%) Rendezvous
2 6 (22.22%) XML
2 6 (22.22%) XSLT
3 5 (18.52%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Replication
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Linux
2 15 (55.56%) Windows
3 13 (48.15%) SUSE
4 12 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (37.04%) Unix
6 9 (33.33%) AIX
7 6 (22.22%) zOS
8 1 (3.70%) HPUX
8 1 (3.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
8 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Benchmarking
1 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) Migration
3 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps
4 2 (7.41%) Software Delivery
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.70%) Secure Coding
5 1 (3.70%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.70%) QA
1 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (29.63%) Hyper-V
3 7 (25.93%) KVM
3 7 (25.93%) NFS
3 7 (25.93%) SRDF
3 7 (25.93%) Xen
4 6 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (14.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (14.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Oracle
2 15 (55.56%) EMC
2 15 (55.56%) VMware
3 12 (44.44%) Intel
4 11 (40.74%) IBM
5 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 7 (25.93%) Cisco
6 7 (25.93%) NetApp
7 6 (22.22%) DataSynapse
7 6 (22.22%) Sybase
7 6 (22.22%) TIBCO
8 5 (18.52%) HP
9 4 (14.81%) Veritas
10 2 (7.41%) AppDynamics
11 1 (3.70%) 3PAR
11 1 (3.70%) Cyber-Ark
11 1 (3.70%) Forcepoint
11 1 (3.70%) LogRhythm
11 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
11 1 (3.70%) Qualys
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