The first table below looks at the demand for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Leeds region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 74 71 77
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Solaris 4 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.38% 1.10% 0.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.97% 3.48% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 7
Average daily rate
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£430 £431 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +28.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-18.46% -7.14%
Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
203 287 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.54% 31.64% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 135 127
Average daily rate £185 £308 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.83% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 22
Average hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +135.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.00 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £45.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Solaris
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Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solaris across the Leeds region.

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 7 (70.00%) UNIX
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) Apache
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Clustering
5 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (30.00%) Perl
6 2 (20.00%) C
6 2 (20.00%) C++
6 2 (20.00%) JBoss
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) SAN
6 2 (20.00%) NetApp
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (20.00%) SLA
6 2 (20.00%) Sun
6 2 (20.00%) ATG
6 2 (20.00%) ATG Dynamo
6 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (20.00%) MySQL
6 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (20.00%) Sendmail

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 5 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) ATG Dynamo
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (10.00%) WordPress
3 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
1 2 (20.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) CGI
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) UNIX
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Database Security
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Perl
1 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) OCP
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) JBoss
2 2 (20.00%) Sun
2 2 (20.00%) NetApp
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) ATG
3 1 (10.00%) HP