Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 6 months to 20 January 2018 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 147 176
Rank change year-on-year -2 +29 -68
Contract jobs citing Solaris 5 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.17% 0.37% 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.91% 1.88% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £330 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -5.38% -7.00%
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £45.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £45.50

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

All Operating Systems
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 550 640 962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 18.18% 19.87% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 377 563
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £173 £205 £176
90th Percentile £553 £525 £534
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +5.00% +0.63% +18.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 40 83
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £12.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -5.77% +8.33%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.72 £8.97
90th Percentile £20.21 £23.88 £18.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £13.83 £13.00
% change year-on-year +1.21% +6.40% -

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Solaris as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in West Yorkshire

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in West Yorkshire

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in West Yorkshire

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds 0 3 £360 +9.09% 1
Pudsey - 2 £400 -
Solaris
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) AIX
3 3 (60.00%) HPUX
3 3 (60.00%) SLA
3 3 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (60.00%) Regulatory Compliance
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) CyberArk
4 2 (40.00%) Ansible
4 2 (40.00%) Puppet
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) IBM
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) CentOS
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Dynatrace
5 1 (20.00%) Nagios
5 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Unix Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Unix Technical Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) AIX
3 3 (60.00%) HPUX
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) CentOS
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Identity Access Management
1 3 (60.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) CyberArk
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Dynatrace
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) VMware