The first table below looks at the demand for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Leicester region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - 24 -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester - 0.90% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-18.46% -7.14%
Operating Systems Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
52 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 30.95% 16.22% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 8
Average daily rate £300 £255 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £100 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £310 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 11
Average hourly rate £15.50 £11.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.91% -73.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £26.45 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Solaris
Leicestershire

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solaris across the Leicester region.

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Leicester