The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester - - 0.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.41% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.67 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +13.51%
Solaris
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Operating Systems Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29 49 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 17.90% 32.67% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 9
Average daily rate £275 £381 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.86% +55.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £550 £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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

Solaris
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Brocade
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Migration Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Brocade
1 1 (100.00%) 3PAR