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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 97 93 83
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing Solaris 6 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.39% 0.37% 0.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.73% 1.51% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £488 £125 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+290.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £387 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.06% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+41.50% -
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
347 331 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.74% 24.36% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 220 162
Median daily rate £400 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £175 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £445 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 19
Median hourly rate £11.75 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.85% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.86 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £35.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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
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 25 May 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 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Law
3 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (57.14%) EMC
3 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 4 (57.14%) Billing
3 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) AIX
5 2 (28.57%) Middleware
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Travis CI
6 1 (14.29%) IPsec
6 1 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (14.29%) nginx
6 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
6 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
6 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (14.29%) WebSphere

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 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) CICS
1 1 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Jetty
1 1 (14.29%) nginx
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle 10gAS
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (14.29%) PowerExchange
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) IPsec
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) Log4j
1 1 (14.29%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Billing
2 4 (57.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) Servlets
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) AIX
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) HPUX
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) SUSE
4 1 (14.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Xen
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) EMC
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Axway
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Informatica
4 1 (14.29%) Intel
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft