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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 129 125 110
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Contract jobs citing Solaris 13 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.45% 0.52% 0.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.86% 2.33% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 18
Median daily rate £525 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £125 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £34.30 £30.60
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +12.09%
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
700 645 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.27% 22.26% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 367 304
Median daily rate £400 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £425 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 65 71
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.87 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.87% -0.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
West Yorkshire +4 7 £525 +52.17% 4
South Yorkshire -2 6 £470 +88.00% 2
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 19 (79.17%) Linux
2 18 (75.00%) Finance
3 14 (58.33%) Unix
4 13 (54.17%) EMC
4 13 (54.17%) SUSE
5 12 (50.00%) Oracle
6 11 (45.83%) IBM
6 11 (45.83%) SAN
6 11 (45.83%) Red Hat
7 10 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (41.67%) NAS
8 9 (37.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 9 (37.50%) HP
9 8 (33.33%) Veritas
9 8 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 8 (33.33%) Banking
10 7 (29.17%) VMware
10 7 (29.17%) Windows
11 6 (25.00%) AIX
11 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (20.83%) Middleware
12 5 (20.83%) SQL
12 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
13 4 (16.67%) Intel
13 4 (16.67%) Migration
14 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 3 (12.50%) Law
14 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (12.50%) Billing
14 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V

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 3 (12.50%) Apache
1 3 (12.50%) IIS
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.33%) CICS
2 2 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (4.17%) Jetty
3 1 (4.17%) nginx
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (4.17%) PowerExchange
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) SAN
2 10 (41.67%) NAS
3 3 (12.50%) HTTP
4 2 (8.33%) FCoE
4 2 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (8.33%) iSCSI
4 2 (8.33%) LAN
4 2 (8.33%) LDAP
4 2 (8.33%) Multicast
4 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (4.17%) DHCP
5 1 (4.17%) DNS
5 1 (4.17%) FTP
5 1 (4.17%) IPsec
5 1 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) DB2
1 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (8.33%) HBase
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.17%) Log4j
1 1 (4.17%) Travis CI
General
1 18 (75.00%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Billing
3 3 (12.50%) Law
4 2 (8.33%) Electronics
4 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (8.33%) Marketing
4 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Administrator
2 6 (25.00%) Architect
2 6 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 6 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
3 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Solaris Administrator
5 3 (12.50%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) DBA
6 1 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (4.17%) Project Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Middleware
2 2 (8.33%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) Rendezvous
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (8.33%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) XSLT
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) J2EE
3 1 (4.17%) Servlets
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Linux
2 14 (58.33%) Unix
3 13 (54.17%) SUSE
4 10 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (29.17%) Windows
6 6 (25.00%) AIX
7 2 (8.33%) zOS
8 1 (4.17%) HPUX
8 1 (4.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
8 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Migration
2 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.33%) Benchmarking
3 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.17%) DevOps
4 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.17%) Secure Coding
4 1 (4.17%) Software Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) C-shell
4 1 (4.17%) Korn
4 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.17%) QA
1 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 8 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (12.50%) Xen
5 2 (8.33%) KVM
5 2 (8.33%) NFS
5 2 (8.33%) SRDF
6 1 (4.17%) Veritas File System
6 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Data Guard
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (4.17%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) EMC
2 12 (50.00%) Oracle
3 11 (45.83%) IBM
3 11 (45.83%) Red Hat
4 9 (37.50%) HP
5 8 (33.33%) Veritas
6 7 (29.17%) VMware
7 4 (16.67%) Intel
8 2 (8.33%) Cisco
8 2 (8.33%) DataSynapse
8 2 (8.33%) NetApp
8 2 (8.33%) SAP
8 2 (8.33%) Sun
8 2 (8.33%) Sybase
8 2 (8.33%) TIBCO
9 1 (4.17%) Axway
9 1 (4.17%) Citrix
9 1 (4.17%) Forcepoint
9 1 (4.17%) Informatica
9 1 (4.17%) Qualys
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