The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 151 103 155
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +52
Contract jobs citing Solaris 10 56 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 1.61% 0.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.53% 7.30% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 50 39
Median daily rate £438 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £424 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £650 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £23.00 £35.58
% change year-on-year
+117.39% -35.34%
Solaris
London

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

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
654 767 1367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.58% 22.12% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 603 1030
Median daily rate £450 £430 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 69
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.24 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Solaris
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the City of London region.

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 26 (81.25%) Linux
2 22 (68.75%) Unix
3 21 (65.63%) Oracle
4 20 (62.50%) Finance
5 17 (53.13%) Banking
6 15 (46.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (37.50%) VMware
8 11 (34.38%) Windows
8 11 (34.38%) SQL
9 10 (31.25%) Red Hat
10 9 (28.13%) Cisco
10 9 (28.13%) IBM
10 9 (28.13%) AIX
10 9 (28.13%) Middleware
11 8 (25.00%) ITIL
11 8 (25.00%) EMC
12 7 (21.88%) SAN
12 7 (21.88%) Veritas
12 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
13 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (18.75%) Low Latency
14 5 (15.63%) KVM
14 5 (15.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 5 (15.63%) Firewall
14 5 (15.63%) SUSE
14 5 (15.63%) Perl
14 5 (15.63%) WAN
14 5 (15.63%) LAN
15 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
15 4 (12.50%) Sun

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
1 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) JBoss
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) SAN
2 5 (15.63%) Firewall
2 5 (15.63%) LAN
2 5 (15.63%) WAN
3 4 (12.50%) NAS
4 3 (9.38%) Internet
5 2 (6.25%) DNS
5 2 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (6.25%) HTTP
6 1 (3.13%) BIG-IP
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.13%) DHCP
6 1 (3.13%) FCoE
6 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.13%) LDAP
6 1 (3.13%) Multicast
6 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.13%) VoIP
6 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.25%) Data Mart
4 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (3.13%) Big Data
5 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.13%) DB2
5 1 (3.13%) HBase
5 1 (3.13%) Informix
5 1 (3.13%) OLAP
5 1 (3.13%) OLTP
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Toad
General
1 20 (62.50%) Finance
2 17 (53.13%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Back Office
4 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.13%) Front Office
4 1 (3.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Administrator
2 9 (28.13%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (21.88%) Architect
3 7 (21.88%) Unix Administrator
3 7 (21.88%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (18.75%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (15.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (12.50%) Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (9.38%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Murex Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Architect
8 2 (6.25%) Solaris Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Oracle Consultant
9 1 (3.13%) Perl Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 1 (3.13%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) Middleware
2 2 (6.25%) Murex MxML
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (3.13%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) Online Banking
3 2 (6.25%) CMDB
3 2 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.13%) Derivative
4 1 (3.13%) SWIFT
4 1 (3.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (81.25%) Linux
2 22 (68.75%) Unix
3 15 (46.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (34.38%) Windows
5 9 (28.13%) AIX
6 5 (15.63%) SUSE
7 4 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (12.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
9 1 (3.13%) CentOS
9 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Low Latency
3 4 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading
3 4 (12.50%) Build Automation
3 4 (12.50%) High-Frequency Trading
3 4 (12.50%) ITSM
3 4 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (12.50%) Service Management
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.38%) DevOps
4 3 (9.38%) Migration
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.25%) RUP
5 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) Perl
3 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
4 3 (9.38%) Ruby
5 2 (6.25%) Korn
5 2 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.63%) KVM
2 5 (15.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (12.50%) Xen
4 3 (9.38%) NFS
4 3 (9.38%) vSphere
5 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
5 2 (6.25%) SRDF
5 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Puppet
2 3 (9.38%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.25%) Ansible
3 2 (6.25%) BladeLogic
3 2 (6.25%) Control-M
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (3.13%) Data Guard
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (3.13%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (3.13%) SCCM
4 1 (3.13%) Xymon
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) Oracle
2 12 (37.50%) VMware
3 10 (31.25%) Red Hat
4 9 (28.13%) Cisco
4 9 (28.13%) IBM
5 8 (25.00%) EMC
6 7 (21.88%) Veritas
7 4 (12.50%) HP
7 4 (12.50%) Sun
8 3 (9.38%) Bloomberg
8 3 (9.38%) Citrix
8 3 (9.38%) Reuters
9 2 (6.25%) Dell
9 2 (6.25%) Intel
9 2 (6.25%) Juniper
9 2 (6.25%) Murex
9 2 (6.25%) NetApp
9 2 (6.25%) Remedy
9 2 (6.25%) Sybase
9 2 (6.25%) Symantec
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