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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 97 89 106
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Contract jobs citing Solaris 18 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.76% 1.34% 1.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.70% 4.89% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 23 11
Average daily rate
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£430 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £150.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.09%
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
486 613 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.42% 27.39% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 292 246
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 63 52
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £24.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 August 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
West Yorkshire +10 9 £430 +22.85% 6
North Yorkshire - 7 £425 -
South Yorkshire - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 27 (71.05%) Linux
2 25 (65.79%) Oracle
3 21 (55.26%) UNIX
4 15 (39.47%) Red Hat
5 14 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (36.84%) Oracle Database
6 13 (34.21%) SC Cleared
6 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
7 10 (26.32%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (23.68%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (23.68%) ITIL
8 9 (23.68%) Apache
8 9 (23.68%) HP
8 9 (23.68%) SAN
9 8 (21.05%) SLA
9 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
9 8 (21.05%) Finance
9 8 (21.05%) Service Management
9 8 (21.05%) Data Guard
10 7 (18.42%) AIX
10 7 (18.42%) DNS
11 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
11 6 (15.79%) WebSphere
12 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (13.16%) ATG
12 5 (13.16%) ATG Dynamo
12 5 (13.16%) VMware
12 5 (13.16%) Clustering
12 5 (13.16%) Oracle RMAN

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (23.68%) Apache
2 6 (15.79%) WebSphere
3 5 (13.16%) ATG Dynamo
4 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) SAN
2 7 (18.42%) DNS
3 4 (10.53%) DHCP
3 4 (10.53%) iSCSI
3 4 (10.53%) InfiniBand
4 3 (7.89%) LDAP
5 2 (5.26%) Firewall
5 2 (5.26%) VPN
5 2 (5.26%) LAN
5 2 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) Oracle Database
2 10 (26.32%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.63%) MySQL
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) UNIX Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Administrator
3 9 (23.68%) DBA
3 9 (23.68%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (13.16%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Storage Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) UNIX Operator
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Solaris Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) UNIX Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Middleware
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Clustering
2 2 (5.26%) Open Source
3 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.63%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 27 (71.05%) Linux
2 21 (55.26%) UNIX
3 14 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (18.42%) AIX
5 2 (5.26%) Ubuntu
5 2 (5.26%) CentOS
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) ITIL
2 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
2 8 (21.05%) Service Management
3 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
4 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) Capacity Management
6 3 (7.89%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Six Sigma
7 2 (5.26%) Project Management
7 2 (5.26%) Lean Six Sigma
8 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.63%) DevOps
8 1 (2.63%) Database Security
8 1 (2.63%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) Java
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) SC Cleared
1 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (2.63%) OCP
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.63%) GPFS
4 1 (2.63%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Data Guard
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) Oracle
2 15 (39.47%) Red Hat
3 9 (23.68%) HP
4 5 (13.16%) ATG
4 5 (13.16%) VMware
4 5 (13.16%) JBoss
5 3 (7.89%) IBM
6 2 (5.26%) Sun
7 1 (2.63%) NetApp
7 1 (2.63%) Citrix
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