The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Yorkshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 103 87 107
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +20
Contract jobs citing Solaris 13 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.57% 1.28% 0.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.70% 4.45% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 10
Average daily rate
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£428 £313 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.80% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £193 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £430 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -7.69%
Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
481 607 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.19% 28.73% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 273 243
Average daily rate £275 £308 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.56% -2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £125 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £439 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 59 69
Average hourly rate £14.25 £14.50 £13.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +4.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.51 £10.13 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £39.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
Solaris
England

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
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 22 July 2014. 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
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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
North Yorkshire +10 7 £425 +41.66%
West Yorkshire -4 6 £430 -0.28% 5
East Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 26 (70.27%) Oracle
2 17 (45.95%) Linux
3 16 (43.24%) Oracle Database
4 15 (40.54%) UNIX
5 13 (35.14%) Security Cleared
6 12 (32.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
7 9 (24.32%) ITIL
7 9 (24.32%) Finance
7 9 (24.32%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (21.62%) Apache
8 8 (21.62%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (21.62%) Service Management
8 8 (21.62%) Data Guard
9 7 (18.92%) DNS
9 7 (18.92%) HP
10 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
10 6 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (13.51%) SQL
11 5 (13.51%) AIX
11 5 (13.51%) Sun
11 5 (13.51%) SAN
11 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
11 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
11 5 (13.51%) Clustering
11 5 (13.51%) Oracle RMAN
12 4 (10.81%) Perl
12 4 (10.81%) Windows
12 4 (10.81%) NetApp
12 4 (10.81%) iSCSI

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 8 (21.62%) Apache
2 2 (5.41%) ATG Dynamo
2 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.70%) WordPress
3 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (5.41%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) DNS
2 5 (13.51%) SAN
3 4 (10.81%) iSCSI
3 4 (10.81%) InfiniBand
4 3 (8.11%) Firewall
4 3 (8.11%) LDAP
5 2 (5.41%) LAN
5 2 (5.41%) WAN
5 2 (5.41%) VPN
5 2 (5.41%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (2.70%) DHCP
6 1 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) Oracle Database
2 12 (32.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (21.62%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (8.11%) MySQL
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (5.41%) Toad
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
2 2 (5.41%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Administrator
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle DBA
2 9 (24.32%) DBA
3 5 (13.51%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Storage Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Storage Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) SAN Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) Middleware
2 2 (5.41%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) CGI
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Clustering
2 2 (5.41%) Open Source
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.70%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Linux
2 15 (40.54%) UNIX
3 6 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (13.51%) AIX
5 4 (10.81%) Windows
6 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) ITIL
2 8 (21.62%) Service Management
3 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
4 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
4 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.41%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Six Sigma
6 1 (2.70%) User Stories
6 1 (2.70%) Database Security
6 1 (2.70%) DevOps
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.70%) BDD
6 1 (2.70%) Workflow
6 1 (2.70%) TDD
6 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
2 5 (13.51%) SQL
3 4 (10.81%) Perl
4 3 (8.11%) C
4 3 (8.11%) C++
4 3 (8.11%) Java
4 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.41%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) VB
6 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) Security Cleared
2 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.70%) IBM AIX Certification
5 1 (2.70%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) OCP
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (10.81%) Sendmail
4 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.70%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Data Guard
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (70.27%) Oracle
2 7 (18.92%) HP
3 5 (13.51%) Sun
3 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
4 4 (10.81%) NetApp
5 3 (8.11%) VMware
5 3 (8.11%) IBM
6 2 (5.41%) ATG
6 2 (5.41%) SAP
6 2 (5.41%) JBoss
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco
7 1 (2.70%) EMC
7 1 (2.70%) Citrix
7 1 (2.70%) Juniper
7 1 (2.70%) McAfee