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 24 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 83 81 90
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Solaris 38 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.49% 1.54% 1.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.55% 6.57% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 17
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £234 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £23.22 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+52.63% -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
580 533 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.77% 23.42% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 288 209
Average daily rate £313 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 59 67
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.52 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.15% -24.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.13 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £23.75 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 24 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 24 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 +20 29 £300 -13.04% 9
South Yorkshire -15 9 £400 +33.33% 2
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 (73.21%) UNIX
2 32 (57.14%) Oracle
3 28 (50.00%) Linux
4 25 (44.64%) Red Hat
5 22 (39.29%) HP
6 19 (33.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (28.57%) Apache
8 15 (26.79%) SC Cleared
8 15 (26.79%) Security Cleared
8 15 (26.79%) ITIL
8 15 (26.79%) DNS
8 15 (26.79%) SAN
9 14 (25.00%) AIX
10 13 (23.21%) Tomcat
11 11 (19.64%) Shell Script
11 11 (19.64%) VMware
12 10 (17.86%) Service Management
12 10 (17.86%) NAS
12 10 (17.86%) Oracle Database
13 8 (14.29%) NetApp
13 8 (14.29%) EMC
14 7 (12.50%) JBoss
14 7 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 7 (12.50%) DHCP
14 7 (12.50%) E-Commerce
14 7 (12.50%) NetBackup
14 7 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
15 6 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
15 6 (10.71%) Samba
15 6 (10.71%) iSCSI

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (28.57%) Apache
2 13 (23.21%) Tomcat
3 7 (12.50%) JBoss
4 6 (10.71%) WebSphere
5 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.36%) ATG Dynamo
7 2 (3.57%) IIS
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.79%) DNS
1 15 (26.79%) SAN
2 10 (17.86%) NAS
3 7 (12.50%) DHCP
4 6 (10.71%) LDAP
4 6 (10.71%) iSCSI
5 4 (7.14%) InfiniBand
6 2 (3.57%) Firewall
6 2 (3.57%) LAN
6 2 (3.57%) WAN
6 2 (3.57%) HTTP
6 2 (3.57%) FCoE
6 2 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (3.57%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) Oracle Database
2 7 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (7.14%) Ingres
3 4 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.79%) DB2
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.79%) HBase
General
1 2 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Banking
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (42.86%) Administrator
2 18 (32.14%) Systems Administrator
3 16 (28.57%) UNIX Administrator
4 14 (25.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 9 (16.07%) UNIX Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) UNIX Operator
6 5 (8.93%) Storage Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Storage Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Solaris Administrator
8 3 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Storage Administrator
9 2 (3.57%) Oracle DBA
9 2 (3.57%) DBA
9 2 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Architect
10 1 (1.79%) Analyst
10 1 (1.79%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) J2EE
2 3 (5.36%) Java EE
3 2 (3.57%) HTML
3 2 (3.57%) XML
3 2 (3.57%) XSLT
3 2 (3.57%) Rendezvous
3 2 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) CLARiiON
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) Open Source
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 41 (73.21%) UNIX
2 28 (50.00%) Linux
3 19 (33.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (25.00%) AIX
5 6 (10.71%) Windows
5 6 (10.71%) Ubuntu
6 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.57%) CentOS
8 1 (1.79%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) ITIL
2 10 (17.86%) Service Management
3 7 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 6 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.14%) BCP
6 3 (5.36%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.36%) Capacity Management
6 3 (5.36%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (5.36%) DevOps
7 2 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.57%) Project Management
7 2 (3.57%) Benchmarking
7 2 (3.57%) Migration
7 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.79%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.79%) Fault Management
8 1 (1.79%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.79%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.64%) Shell Script
2 6 (10.71%) Java
2 6 (10.71%) SQL
3 3 (5.36%) Python
3 3 (5.36%) PHP
4 2 (3.57%) Korn
4 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (26.79%) SC Cleared
1 15 (26.79%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.79%) OCP
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Samba
1 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.14%) vSphere
3 4 (7.14%) vCloud
4 3 (5.36%) NFS
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (3.57%) Xen
5 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.57%) SRDF
5 2 (3.57%) KVM
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 7 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.14%) SCOM
2 4 (7.14%) EMC Navisphere
2 4 (7.14%) ZABBIX
2 4 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (7.14%) Puppet
2 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (3.57%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 32 (57.14%) Oracle
2 25 (44.64%) Red Hat
3 22 (39.29%) HP
4 11 (19.64%) VMware
5 8 (14.29%) NetApp
5 8 (14.29%) EMC
6 6 (10.71%) Cisco
7 5 (8.93%) Symantec
8 4 (7.14%) McAfee
8 4 (7.14%) IBM
8 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
9 3 (5.36%) ATG
10 2 (3.57%) DataSynapse
10 2 (3.57%) TIBCO
10 2 (3.57%) Intel
11 1 (1.79%) Sybase
11 1 (1.79%) Sun
11 1 (1.79%) Veritas
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