The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 79 95 83
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Contract jobs citing Solaris 8 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.72% 0.071% 0.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.07% 0.33% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 9
Median daily rate £338 £335 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -25.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £43.75 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.06%

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
261 307 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 23.64% 21.82% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 199 161
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £588 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.10 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +0.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £9.36 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £19.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 8 (72.73%) Unix
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
6 2 (18.18%) Replication
6 2 (18.18%) C
6 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 2 (18.18%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 2 (18.18%) vSphere
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
6 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
3 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) DBA
2 4 (36.36%) Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (27.27%) SQL DBA
3 3 (27.27%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Database Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Replication
1 2 (18.18%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
1 8 (72.73%) Unix
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) AIX
4 1 (9.09%) HPUX
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL
1 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
1 1 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) C
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
2 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) vSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Data Guard
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (9.09%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
6 1 (9.09%) Splunk