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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 96 90 80
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing Solaris 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.32% 0.37% 0.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.42% 1.56% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate £488 £238 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.26% -50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.60 £30.60
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +32.67%
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
352 320 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.54% 23.86% 20.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 207 142
Average daily rate £400 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £185 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 13
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.48 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £26.60 £16.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 30 April 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
4 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (42.86%) Law
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Billing
4 3 (42.86%) Unix
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) EMC
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%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) J2EE
6 1 (14.29%) DB2
6 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (14.29%) IIS
6 1 (14.29%) SAP
6 1 (14.29%) Servlets
6 1 (14.29%) Apache
6 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
6 1 (14.29%) LDAP
6 1 (14.29%) Data Mining

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 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
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
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%) LDAP
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 3 (42.86%) Billing
2 3 (42.86%) Law
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
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%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
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 3 (42.86%) AIX
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) HPUX
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) SUSE
3 1 (14.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) Xen
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) EMC
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
4 1 (14.29%) SAP