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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 124 131 99
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -32
Contract jobs citing Solaris 22 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.76% 0.41% 0.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.54% 1.92% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 4
Median daily rate £525 £400 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -6.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £260 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+35.84% -
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
622 626 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.56% 21.23% 21.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 349 277
Median daily rate £400 £310 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £446 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 62 59
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £9.48 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £21.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +5 14 £525 +27.19%
West Yorkshire +7 7 £425 +36.00% 1
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 29 (87.88%) Linux
2 26 (78.79%) Oracle
3 21 (63.64%) SQL
3 21 (63.64%) VMware
4 20 (60.61%) Windows
5 19 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (51.52%) Intel
7 16 (48.48%) Middleware
7 16 (48.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (45.45%) EMC
9 14 (42.42%) Finance
10 12 (36.36%) SUSE
11 11 (33.33%) Hyper-V
11 11 (33.33%) NAS
11 11 (33.33%) SAN
11 11 (33.33%) AIX
11 11 (33.33%) Unix
12 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
12 10 (30.30%) Cisco
12 10 (30.30%) LAN
12 10 (30.30%) WAN
12 10 (30.30%) NFS
12 10 (30.30%) NetApp
12 10 (30.30%) Red Hat
12 10 (30.30%) Benchmarking
12 10 (30.30%) iSCSI
12 10 (30.30%) Xen
12 10 (30.30%) SRDF
12 10 (30.30%) FCoE
12 10 (30.30%) Fibre Channel

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 7 (21.21%) Apache
1 7 (21.21%) CICS
1 7 (21.21%) IBM HTTP Server
1 7 (21.21%) IIS
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle Coherence
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 7 (21.21%) Tomcat
1 7 (21.21%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) NAS
1 11 (33.33%) SAN
2 10 (30.30%) FCoE
2 10 (30.30%) Fibre Channel
2 10 (30.30%) iSCSI
2 10 (30.30%) LAN
2 10 (30.30%) Multicast
2 10 (30.30%) WAN
3 7 (21.21%) HTTP
4 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 8 (24.24%) DB2
3 7 (21.21%) Hadoop
3 7 (21.21%) HBase
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Billing
3 4 (12.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Architect
2 18 (54.55%) Infrastructure Architect
3 12 (36.36%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 12 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) DBA
5 3 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) IT Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Network Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 1 (3.03%) SOC Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) Middleware
2 7 (21.21%) HTML
2 7 (21.21%) Rendezvous
2 7 (21.21%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (21.21%) XML
2 7 (21.21%) XSLT
3 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Replication
2 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) Linux
2 20 (60.61%) Windows
3 16 (48.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (36.36%) SUSE
5 11 (33.33%) AIX
5 11 (33.33%) Unix
6 8 (24.24%) zOS
7 1 (3.03%) HPUX
7 1 (3.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Benchmarking
1 10 (30.30%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.18%) Migration
4 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.09%) Software Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Database Security
6 2 (6.06%) Database Tuning
6 2 (6.06%) DevOps
6 2 (6.06%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.03%) BCP
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL
7 1 (3.03%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.03%) Secure Coding
7 1 (3.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (3.03%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) Java
2 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.03%) QA
1 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 10 (30.30%) KVM
3 10 (30.30%) NFS
3 10 (30.30%) SRDF
3 10 (30.30%) Xen
4 7 (21.21%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (3.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.03%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 26 (78.79%) Oracle
2 21 (63.64%) VMware
3 17 (51.52%) Intel
4 15 (45.45%) EMC
5 10 (30.30%) Cisco
5 10 (30.30%) NetApp
5 10 (30.30%) Red Hat
6 9 (27.27%) IBM
7 7 (21.21%) DataSynapse
7 7 (21.21%) Sybase
7 7 (21.21%) TIBCO
8 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 2 (6.06%) 3PAR
9 2 (6.06%) AppDynamics
9 2 (6.06%) HP
10 1 (3.03%) Citrix
10 1 (3.03%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (3.03%) LogRhythm
10 1 (3.03%) Qualys
10 1 (3.03%) Veritas