The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 87 87 88
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Solaris 37 30 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.40% 1.34% 1.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.22% 5.86% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 20
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £198
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +51.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £243 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £23.22 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+68.42% -32.14%
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
595 512 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.51% 22.85% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 273 208
Average daily rate £320 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £148 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 54 67
Average hourly rate £12.51 £12.45 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% -24.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.06 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £23.75 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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
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 28 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 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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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
West Yorkshire +18 28 £288 -16.66% 3
South Yorkshire -13 9 £400 +33.33% 3
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 41 (83.67%) UNIX
2 28 (57.14%) Linux
3 26 (53.06%) Oracle
4 25 (51.02%) Red Hat
5 19 (38.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (32.65%) HP
6 16 (32.65%) Apache
7 15 (30.61%) SAN
8 14 (28.57%) AIX
9 13 (26.53%) Tomcat
9 13 (26.53%) DNS
10 11 (22.45%) Shell Script
10 11 (22.45%) VMware
11 10 (20.41%) NAS
12 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
12 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
12 8 (16.33%) NetApp
12 8 (16.33%) EMC
12 8 (16.33%) ITIL
13 7 (14.29%) JBoss
13 7 (14.29%) DHCP
13 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
13 7 (14.29%) NetBackup
14 6 (12.24%) Samba
14 6 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (12.24%) Ubuntu
14 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (12.24%) WebSphere
14 6 (12.24%) Windows
14 6 (12.24%) SQL

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 16 (32.65%) Apache
2 13 (26.53%) Tomcat
3 7 (14.29%) JBoss
4 6 (12.24%) WebSphere
5 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
6 3 (6.12%) ATG Dynamo
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (4.08%) IIS
8 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.61%) SAN
2 13 (26.53%) DNS
3 10 (20.41%) NAS
4 7 (14.29%) DHCP
5 4 (8.16%) LDAP
6 2 (4.08%) Firewall
6 2 (4.08%) iSCSI
6 2 (4.08%) FCoE
6 2 (4.08%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (4.08%) HTTP
6 2 (4.08%) LAN
6 2 (4.08%) WAN
6 2 (4.08%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (8.16%) Ingres
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (2.04%) DB2
5 1 (2.04%) HBase
5 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Administrator
2 16 (32.65%) UNIX Administrator
3 14 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (28.57%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 9 (18.37%) UNIX Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) UNIX Operator
5 5 (10.20%) Storage Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Storage Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Solaris Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (4.08%) DBA
8 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Architect
9 1 (2.04%) Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Consultant
9 1 (2.04%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) J2EE
2 3 (6.12%) Java EE
3 2 (4.08%) Rendezvous
3 2 (4.08%) Middleware
3 2 (4.08%) HTML
3 2 (4.08%) XML
3 2 (4.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) CLARiiON
2 3 (6.12%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 41 (83.67%) UNIX
2 28 (57.14%) Linux
3 19 (38.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (28.57%) AIX
5 6 (12.24%) Ubuntu
5 6 (12.24%) Windows
6 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.08%) CentOS
8 1 (2.04%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) ITIL
2 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 6 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.16%) Service Management
4 4 (8.16%) BCP
5 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.12%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (6.12%) DevOps
5 3 (6.12%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.08%) Migration
6 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.08%) Benchmarking
6 2 (4.08%) Project Management
6 2 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.04%) Database Security
7 1 (2.04%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.04%) Fault Management
7 1 (2.04%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) Shell Script
2 6 (12.24%) SQL
2 6 (12.24%) Java
3 3 (6.12%) Python
3 3 (6.12%) PHP
4 2 (4.08%) Korn
4 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
1 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) OCP
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) Samba
1 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.16%) vSphere
3 4 (8.16%) vCloud
4 3 (6.12%) NFS
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (4.08%) Xen
5 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.08%) SRDF
5 2 (4.08%) KVM
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 4 (8.16%) EMC Navisphere
2 4 (8.16%) SCOM
2 4 (8.16%) ZABBIX
2 4 (8.16%) Puppet
2 4 (8.16%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (4.08%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 26 (53.06%) Oracle
2 25 (51.02%) Red Hat
3 16 (32.65%) HP
4 11 (22.45%) VMware
5 8 (16.33%) NetApp
5 8 (16.33%) EMC
6 6 (12.24%) Cisco
7 5 (10.20%) Symantec
8 4 (8.16%) IBM
8 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.16%) McAfee
9 3 (6.12%) ATG
10 2 (4.08%) DataSynapse
10 2 (4.08%) TIBCO
10 2 (4.08%) Intel
11 1 (2.04%) Sybase
11 1 (2.04%) Sun
11 1 (2.04%) Veritas
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