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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 103 102 77
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -25
Contract jobs citing Solaris 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.34% 0.25% 0.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.52% 1.18% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+35.84% -
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
330 340 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.60% 21.14% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 209 133
Median daily rate £388 £330 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.42% +78.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £465 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 16
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.94% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.08 £9.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.13 £22.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 27 July 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 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) Unix
2 6 (66.67%) Migration
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) EMC
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Law
4 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Billing
4 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
6 2 (22.22%) Middleware
6 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
6 2 (22.22%) AIX
6 2 (22.22%) MS Office
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (22.22%) Database Tuning
6 2 (22.22%) Database Security
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared

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 (11.11%) CICS
1 1 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Billing
2 4 (44.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) DBA
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Unix
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) AIX
5 1 (11.11%) HPUX
5 1 (11.11%) SUSE
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Database Security
3 2 (22.22%) Database Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) EMC
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Intel