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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 89 82 68
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Contract jobs citing Solaris 5 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.37% 0.52% 0.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.59% 2.38% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£238 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £30.60 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+32.67% +13.33%
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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
315 252 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 23.58% 21.88% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 144 85
Average daily rate £325 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 15
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.20 £57.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

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 April 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 April 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 20 (100.00%) UNIX
2 16 (80.00%) HP
3 10 (50.00%) Linux
3 10 (50.00%) AIX
3 10 (50.00%) Oracle
3 10 (50.00%) DNS
4 9 (45.00%) Red Hat
4 9 (45.00%) Oracle Database
5 8 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (40.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 8 (40.00%) LDAP
5 8 (40.00%) Service Management
6 7 (35.00%) Tomcat
6 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
6 7 (35.00%) Incident Management
7 6 (30.00%) ITIL
8 4 (20.00%) Windows
9 2 (10.00%) VMware
9 2 (10.00%) NAS
9 2 (10.00%) Sun
9 2 (10.00%) Apache
9 2 (10.00%) SAN
9 2 (10.00%) Veritas
10 1 (5.00%) Dell
10 1 (5.00%) Citrix
10 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
10 1 (5.00%) Change Management

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 7 (35.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) DNS
2 8 (40.00%) LDAP
3 2 (10.00%) SAN
3 2 (10.00%) NAS
4 1 (5.00%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) Ingres
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Systems Administrator
1 11 (55.00%) Administrator
1 11 (55.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 11 (55.00%) UNIX Administrator
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Solaris Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) UNIX Support
5 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) UNIX Operator
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Support
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Linux Support
6 1 (5.00%) Incident Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) UNIX
2 10 (50.00%) AIX
2 10 (50.00%) Linux
3 8 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (5.00%) HPUX
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Service Management
2 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (35.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (30.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Perl
1 1 (5.00%) PHP
1 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) NFS
1 1 (5.00%) Samba
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) HP
2 10 (50.00%) Oracle
3 9 (45.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) Veritas
4 2 (10.00%) Sun
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix