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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 125 140 97
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -43
Contract jobs citing Solaris 15 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.53% 0.50% 1.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.53% 2.13% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 15
Median daily rate £500 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £308 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.84 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-2.26% -26.33%
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
594 750 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.98% 23.31% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 423 274
Median daily rate £365 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 88 79
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.66 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £21.37 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +8 11 £525 +31.25%
West Yorkshire +4 2 £500 +37.93% 3
North Yorkshire +3 2 £288 -42.50%
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 32 (84.21%) Linux
2 31 (81.58%) Oracle
3 24 (63.16%) SQL
3 24 (63.16%) Windows
3 24 (63.16%) VMware
4 22 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (52.63%) Intel
6 19 (50.00%) Middleware
7 17 (44.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (39.47%) EMC
9 14 (36.84%) AIX
9 14 (36.84%) Finance
10 12 (31.58%) SUSE
11 11 (28.95%) Hyper-V
11 11 (28.95%) NAS
11 11 (28.95%) DB2
11 11 (28.95%) Unix
11 11 (28.95%) SAN
11 11 (28.95%) zOS
12 10 (26.32%) WebSphere MQ
12 10 (26.32%) CICS
12 10 (26.32%) NetApp
12 10 (26.32%) Benchmarking
12 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
12 10 (26.32%) LAN
12 10 (26.32%) WAN
12 10 (26.32%) NFS
12 10 (26.32%) Cisco
12 10 (26.32%) iSCSI
12 10 (26.32%) Xen

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 10 (26.32%) CICS
1 10 (26.32%) IBM HTTP Server
2 7 (18.42%) Apache
2 7 (18.42%) IIS
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle Coherence
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 7 (18.42%) Tomcat
2 7 (18.42%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) NAS
1 11 (28.95%) SAN
2 10 (26.32%) FCoE
2 10 (26.32%) Fibre Channel
2 10 (26.32%) iSCSI
2 10 (26.32%) LAN
2 10 (26.32%) Multicast
2 10 (26.32%) WAN
3 7 (18.42%) HTTP
4 1 (2.63%) Firewall
4 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) DB2
2 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 7 (18.42%) Hadoop
3 7 (18.42%) HBase
4 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
4 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.63%) SAP BW
7 1 (2.63%) SAP HANA
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 10 (26.32%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Billing
3 4 (10.53%) Law
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Architect
1 21 (55.26%) Infrastructure Architect
2 14 (36.84%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 14 (36.84%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (13.16%) DBA
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (7.89%) Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (50.00%) Middleware
2 10 (26.32%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (18.42%) HTML
3 7 (18.42%) Rendezvous
3 7 (18.42%) XML
3 7 (18.42%) XSLT
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (2.63%) SAP Basis
4 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Replication
2 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 32 (84.21%) Linux
2 24 (63.16%) Windows
3 17 (44.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (36.84%) AIX
5 12 (31.58%) SUSE
6 11 (28.95%) Unix
6 11 (28.95%) zOS
7 3 (7.89%) HPUX
8 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Benchmarking
1 10 (26.32%) Feasibility Study
1 10 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.42%) Migration
4 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL
6 2 (5.26%) Database Security
6 2 (5.26%) Database Tuning
6 2 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (5.26%) Software Delivery
6 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.63%) BCP
7 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.63%) DevOps
7 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.63%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) SQL
2 7 (18.42%) Java
2 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (28.95%) Hyper-V
3 10 (26.32%) KVM
3 10 (26.32%) NFS
3 10 (26.32%) SRDF
3 10 (26.32%) Xen
4 9 (23.68%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (2.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (5.26%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.63%) QRadar
Vendors
1 31 (81.58%) Oracle
2 24 (63.16%) VMware
3 20 (52.63%) Intel
4 15 (39.47%) EMC
5 10 (26.32%) Cisco
5 10 (26.32%) NetApp
6 8 (21.05%) IBM
7 7 (18.42%) DataSynapse
7 7 (18.42%) Red Hat
7 7 (18.42%) Sybase
7 7 (18.42%) TIBCO
8 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
9 2 (5.26%) 3PAR
9 2 (5.26%) AppDynamics
10 1 (2.63%) Citrix
10 1 (2.63%) HP
10 1 (2.63%) SAP
10 1 (2.63%) Splunk
10 1 (2.63%) Veritas