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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 98 70 73
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +3
Contract jobs citing Solaris 7 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.41% 0.97% 0.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.78% 4.57% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Average daily rate
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- £430 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £389 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.03% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £150.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.67 £57.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-36.22% +55.40%
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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
394 219 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 23.31% 21.22% 28.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 143 134
Average daily rate £375 £250 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £150 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 24
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.60 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.73% -38.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.36 £10.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £150.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 1 September 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 10 (83.33%) UNIX
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) VMware
4 6 (50.00%) Oracle
4 6 (50.00%) XML
5 5 (41.67%) MySQL
5 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 4 (33.33%) Ubuntu
6 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
6 4 (33.33%) Subversion
6 4 (33.33%) XSLT
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (33.33%) AIX
6 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
6 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (33.33%) VirtualBox
6 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 3 (25.00%) ISEB
7 3 (25.00%) ITIL

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) NAS
1 1 (8.33%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MySQL
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Subversion
1 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 2 (16.67%) SAP Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Splunk Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) UNIX Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (8.33%) Regular Expression
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) UNIX
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) AIX
4 4 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (8.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) V-Model
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
1 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (33.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 2 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Veritas
5 1 (8.33%) Sun
5 1 (8.33%) Splunk