The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 84 65 58
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -7
Contract jobs citing Solaris 8 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.68% 1.43% 1.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.04% 6.12% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 1
Average daily rate
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£125 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-68.75% +10.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £31.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+25.39% +9.56%
Solaris
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
263 245 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.34% 23.33% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 136 53
Average daily rate £348 £313 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £150 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 14
Average hourly rate £12.25 £14.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.94% +18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 £10.70 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.00 £80.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 March 2015, 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 30 (100.00%) UNIX
2 20 (66.67%) HP
3 15 (50.00%) Oracle
4 14 (46.67%) Linux
5 13 (43.33%) AIX
6 12 (40.00%) Red Hat
6 12 (40.00%) Tomcat
6 12 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (33.33%) DNS
8 8 (26.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 8 (26.67%) LDAP
8 8 (26.67%) E-Commerce
8 8 (26.67%) ITIL
8 8 (26.67%) Service Management
8 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
8 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
8 8 (26.67%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (26.67%) Oracle Database
9 7 (23.33%) NAS
9 7 (23.33%) Incident Management
9 7 (23.33%) SAN
10 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
10 6 (20.00%) Apache
10 6 (20.00%) Samba
11 4 (13.33%) Ingres
11 4 (13.33%) Windows
12 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
12 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (6.67%) VMware
12 2 (6.67%) Java

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 12 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (20.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) DNS
2 8 (26.67%) LDAP
3 7 (23.33%) SAN
3 7 (23.33%) NAS
4 1 (3.33%) OpenVPN
4 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle Database 12c
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (13.33%) Ingres
3 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
General
1 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Administrator
1 16 (53.33%) UNIX Administrator
2 15 (50.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 15 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (16.67%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Solaris Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) UNIX Operator
5 3 (10.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) UNIX Support
6 1 (3.33%) Senior UNIX Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior UNIX Support
6 1 (3.33%) Senior UNIX Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) UNIX Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (3.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.33%) Replication
1 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) UNIX
2 14 (46.67%) Linux
3 13 (43.33%) AIX
4 12 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (13.33%) Windows
6 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Service Management
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL
1 8 (26.67%) E-Commerce
2 7 (23.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.33%) DevOps
3 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.33%) Change Management
3 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.33%) Migration
3 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.67%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (3.33%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) Perl
3 1 (3.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Samba
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) HP
2 15 (50.00%) Oracle
3 12 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) Veritas
4 2 (6.67%) Sun
5 1 (3.33%) Dell
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix
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