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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
England / Yorkshire
Rank 106 132 119
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -13
Contract jobs citing Solaris 16 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.73% 0.36% 0.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.25% 1.56% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 11
Median daily rate £350 £413 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +43.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £328 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.75 £39.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.75%

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
492 639 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.44% 22.95% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 409 280
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 36 62
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £12.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +9.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +20 10 £338 -23.72%
South Yorkshire +2 4 £450 +5.88% 1
North Yorkshire +9 2 - - 2
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 26 (83.87%) Linux
2 23 (74.19%) Unix
3 20 (64.52%) Red Hat
4 16 (51.61%) Windows
5 14 (45.16%) SUSE
6 13 (41.94%) VMware
6 13 (41.94%) AIX
6 13 (41.94%) Oracle
7 10 (32.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (25.81%) Replication
8 8 (25.81%) Veritas
9 7 (22.58%) SAN
9 7 (22.58%) IBM
9 7 (22.58%) EMC
9 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
9 7 (22.58%) NAS
10 6 (19.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 6 (19.35%) Banking
10 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
10 6 (19.35%) Sun
10 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
10 6 (19.35%) SQL
10 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
11 5 (16.13%) Perl
11 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
11 5 (16.13%) NFS
11 5 (16.13%) NetApp
11 5 (16.13%) Finance
11 5 (16.13%) Oracle RAC

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 2 (6.45%) CICS
1 2 (6.45%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) DataSynapse
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) NAS
1 7 (22.58%) SAN
2 4 (12.90%) DNS
2 4 (12.90%) LDAP
2 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) FCoE
3 1 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (3.23%) HTTP
3 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) Multicast
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.45%) DB2
3 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.23%) HBase
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 6 (19.35%) Banking
2 5 (16.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Administrator
2 8 (25.81%) Unix Administrator
2 8 (25.81%) Unix Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) DBA
4 5 (16.13%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) AIX Specialist
5 3 (9.68%) Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Linux Specialist
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (9.68%) Solaris Specialist
5 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.68%) SQL DBA
5 3 (9.68%) Unix Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) AIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Middleware
2 2 (6.45%) Web Services
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) Rendezvous
3 1 (3.23%) XML
3 1 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Replication
2 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.90%) Symmetrix
4 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
5 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.45%) Fat Client
5 2 (6.45%) Thin Client
5 2 (6.45%) User Experience
5 2 (6.45%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (83.87%) Linux
2 23 (74.19%) Unix
3 16 (51.61%) Windows
4 14 (45.16%) SUSE
5 13 (41.94%) AIX
6 10 (32.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
8 4 (12.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 4 (12.90%) VMS
9 2 (6.45%) zOS
10 1 (3.23%) HPUX
10 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) Change Management
1 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (6.45%) Feasibility Study
2 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (6.45%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.23%) Benchmarking
3 1 (3.23%) Data Transformation
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL
3 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.23%) Process Improvement
3 1 (3.23%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) Perl
3 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.45%) C
5 1 (3.23%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) Degree
4 2 (6.45%) MCP
4 2 (6.45%) MCSE
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
3 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 5 (16.13%) NFS
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (16.13%) SRDF
3 4 (12.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (12.90%) Veritas File System
3 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.68%) vSphere
5 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
6 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.23%) KVM
6 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.45%) SCCM
3 1 (3.23%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.23%) QRadar
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Red Hat
2 13 (41.94%) Oracle
2 13 (41.94%) VMware
3 8 (25.81%) Veritas
4 7 (22.58%) EMC
4 7 (22.58%) IBM
5 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
5 6 (19.35%) Sun
6 5 (16.13%) NetApp
7 4 (12.90%) Cisco
7 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds
8 3 (9.68%) Intel
9 2 (6.45%) Citrix
9 2 (6.45%) HP
10 1 (3.23%) Splunk
10 1 (3.23%) Sybase
10 1 (3.23%) TIBCO