Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 161 159
Rank change year-on-year +26 -2 -23
Contract jobs citing Solaris 11 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.39% 0.32% 0.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.04% 1.47% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 7
West Yorkshire median daily rate £360 £450 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +30.43% -27.37%
10th Percentile £243 £388 £113
90th Percentile £430 £569 £405
Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £525 £335
% change year-on-year -30.95% +56.72% -16.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 540 882 881
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 19.13% 21.71% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 600 502
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +26.92% -
10th Percentile £263 £280 £193
90th Percentile £538 £565 £450
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £402 £325
% change year-on-year -0.37% +23.54% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 34 75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £11.63 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.53% -22.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £9.34 £8.50 £9.08
90th Percentile £21.10 £16.93 £40.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.09 £12.75
% change year-on-year -4.51% +2.67% -4.14%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 25 July 2017. 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 +20 9 £360 -20.00% 1
Pudsey - 2 £325 -
Solaris
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Unix
3 7 (63.64%) AIX
4 5 (45.45%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) IBM
4 5 (45.45%) HP
4 5 (45.45%) Sun
5 4 (36.36%) High Availability
5 4 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Performance Engineering
6 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
6 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
6 3 (27.27%) Python
6 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) C
6 3 (27.27%) Scrum
6 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (27.27%) System Testing
7 2 (18.18%) SSH
7 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) CentOS
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Games
7 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) LDAP

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
1 2 (18.18%) LDAP
1 2 (18.18%) SSH
2 1 (9.09%) DMZ
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Unix Support
3 1 (9.09%) AIX Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Support
3 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Unix
3 7 (63.64%) AIX
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (18.18%) CentOS
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 1 (9.09%) SUSE
6 1 (9.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) High Availability
1 4 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) System Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Build Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Facilities Management
4 1 (9.09%) KYC
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) C
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) KVM
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (9.09%) yum
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) HP
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
1 5 (45.45%) Sun
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) Hitachi
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
4 1 (9.09%) Veritas
4 1 (9.09%) VMware