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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 110 141 92
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -49
Contract jobs citing Solaris 17 9 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.71% 0.29% 1.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.50% 1.36% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 25
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £352 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £23.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+117.39% -42.50%
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
486 663 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.23% 21.51% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 393 341
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 80 78
Median hourly rate £14.48 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.00 £24.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 13 £350 -12.50% 1
West Yorkshire +22 4 £300 -13.97% 2
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 37 (88.10%) Linux
2 27 (64.29%) Oracle
3 25 (59.52%) Windows
4 24 (57.14%) VMware
5 21 (50.00%) Unix
6 20 (47.62%) SUSE
7 19 (45.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (45.24%) SQL
7 19 (45.24%) AIX
7 19 (45.24%) Red Hat
8 16 (38.10%) Intel
8 16 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (33.33%) NAS
9 14 (33.33%) EMC
9 14 (33.33%) Middleware
9 14 (33.33%) SAN
10 12 (28.57%) NetApp
10 12 (28.57%) NFS
10 12 (28.57%) SRDF
10 12 (28.57%) Replication
11 11 (26.19%) Banking
11 11 (26.19%) Oracle RAC
11 11 (26.19%) IBM
12 10 (23.81%) Cisco
13 9 (21.43%) Finance
14 8 (19.05%) IBM HTTP Server
14 8 (19.05%) FCoE
14 8 (19.05%) Fibre Channel
14 8 (19.05%) iSCSI
14 8 (19.05%) 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 8 (19.05%) CICS
1 8 (19.05%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (11.90%) Apache
2 5 (11.90%) IIS
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 5 (11.90%) Tomcat
2 5 (11.90%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.38%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (33.33%) NAS
1 14 (33.33%) SAN
2 8 (19.05%) FCoE
2 8 (19.05%) Fibre Channel
2 8 (19.05%) iSCSI
2 8 (19.05%) LAN
2 8 (19.05%) Multicast
2 8 (19.05%) WAN
3 5 (11.90%) HTTP
4 4 (9.52%) DNS
4 4 (9.52%) LDAP
4 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) DB2
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (11.90%) Hadoop
3 5 (11.90%) HBase
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.38%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.38%) SAP HANA
General
1 11 (26.19%) Banking
2 9 (21.43%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Architect
1 16 (38.10%) Infrastructure Architect
2 10 (23.81%) Administrator
2 10 (23.81%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 10 (23.81%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (19.05%) Unix Administrator
4 5 (11.90%) DBA
4 5 (11.90%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (11.90%) Unix Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (7.14%) AIX Specialist
6 3 (7.14%) Linux Specialist
6 3 (7.14%) Solaris Specialist
6 3 (7.14%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Unix Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) AIX Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) Middleware
2 8 (19.05%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (11.90%) HTML
3 5 (11.90%) Rendezvous
3 5 (11.90%) XML
3 5 (11.90%) XSLT
4 2 (4.76%) Web Services
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (2.38%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Replication
2 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.52%) Symmetrix
4 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.76%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 37 (88.10%) Linux
2 25 (59.52%) Windows
3 21 (50.00%) Unix
4 20 (47.62%) SUSE
5 19 (45.24%) AIX
5 19 (45.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (19.05%) zOS
7 4 (9.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (9.52%) VMS
8 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
9 2 (4.76%) HPUX
10 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Benchmarking
1 8 (19.05%) Feasibility Study
1 8 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (9.52%) Change Management
5 3 (7.14%) Migration
6 2 (4.76%) Database Security
6 2 (4.76%) Database Tuning
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL
6 2 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.38%) BCP
7 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.38%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.38%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.38%) Process Improvement
7 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.38%) Service Management
7 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 5 (11.90%) Java
3 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.90%) Perl
4 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.76%) C
5 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (28.57%) NFS
2 12 (28.57%) SRDF
3 11 (26.19%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (19.05%) Hyper-V
4 8 (19.05%) KVM
4 8 (19.05%) Xen
5 6 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (9.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (9.52%) Veritas File System
7 3 (7.14%) vSphere
8 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
9 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (9.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (4.76%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.38%) QRadar
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) Oracle
2 24 (57.14%) VMware
3 19 (45.24%) Red Hat
4 16 (38.10%) Intel
5 14 (33.33%) EMC
6 12 (28.57%) NetApp
7 11 (26.19%) IBM
8 10 (23.81%) Cisco
9 6 (14.29%) Veritas
10 5 (11.90%) DataSynapse
10 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
10 5 (11.90%) Sybase
10 5 (11.90%) TIBCO
11 4 (9.52%) Sun
12 2 (4.76%) AppDynamics
12 2 (4.76%) HP
13 1 (2.38%) 3PAR
13 1 (2.38%) SAP
13 1 (2.38%) Splunk
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