Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Solaris skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Solaris over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 132 146
Rank change year-on-year +1 +14 -59
Contract jobs citing Solaris 6 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.27% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.34% 1.22% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Leeds median daily rate £363 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +3.45% -9.38%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £356
90th Percentile £430 £493 £369
West Yorkshire median daily rate £381 £400 £338
% change year-on-year -4.69% +18.52% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Leeds median hourly rate - - £45.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £45.50

Solaris is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 447 572 731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 20.03% 21.77% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 370 446
Leeds median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% +22.95%
10th Percentile £209 £231 £198
90th Percentile £545 £563 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +16.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 56
Leeds median hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.41% +8.00% -5.30%
10th Percentile £10.30 £8.86 £9.08
90th Percentile £26.30 £24.75 £18.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year -3.85% +1.96% +6.25%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Solaris as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Leeds

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Solaris in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Leeds

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in Leeds over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solaris in Leeds

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) AIX
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) Sun
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) High Availability
3 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) System Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) C
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) LDAP
5 1 (16.67%) ERP
5 1 (16.67%) HTTP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Identity Management

Solaris
Co-occurring 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 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
1 1 (16.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) AIX Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) AIX Support
2 1 (16.67%) AIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Support
2 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Support
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) AIX
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) High Availability
1 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) System Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) KVM
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (16.67%) yum
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) VMware