The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire with a requirement for Solaris skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 27 32
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5  
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 1.40% 0.55% 0.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.26% 2.94% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £195 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £400
% change year-on-year +9.58% -8.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £36.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year -54.77% +32.11%  

Solaris is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
North Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 38 34 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 26.57% 18.58% 21.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 24
Median daily rate £130 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £120 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 8
Median hourly rate £11.50 £16.60 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.70% +50.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £13.19 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £35.40 £24.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Yorkshire citing Solaris as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in North Yorkshire

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Solaris in North Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in North Yorkshire

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in North 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 North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
York - 1 - -
Solaris
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) Veritas
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (75.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Sun
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in North 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 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Live Communications Server
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MS Access
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (75.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) Netcool
3 1 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Unicenter
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) Veritas
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Meridio
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat