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 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 85 104 63
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -41
Contract jobs citing Solaris 4 2 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.35% 0.13% 2.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.67% 0.62% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 20
Median daily rate £300 £363 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +26.08%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £23.00 £35.58
% change year-on-year
+117.39% -35.34%
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
239 323 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 21.06% 20.47% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 195 207
Median daily rate £425 £394 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £549 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 18
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £9.91 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £17.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 4 December 2016.

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 4 December 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) Unix
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
5 2 (25.00%) VCE vBlock
5 2 (25.00%) Database Security
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (25.00%) Database Tuning
5 2 (25.00%) vSphere
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) HPUX
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) C
5 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
6 1 (12.50%) NetWeaver
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle8/8i Database

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
3 1 (12.50%) SAP HANA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Security Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) VCE vBlock
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Unix
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) HPUX
5 1 (12.50%) AIX
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Database Security
2 2 (25.00%) Database Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) BCP
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (12.50%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) Splunk