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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 143 108 96
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -12
Contract jobs citing Solaris 61 132 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.03% 1.81% 1.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.42% 8.02% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 106 87
Average daily rate
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£450 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £288 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £638 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £366 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.80% -2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £23.46 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+113.12% -28.90%
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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
1381 1646 1556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.25% 22.58% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1046 1116 1079
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 77 78
Average hourly rate £17.25 £18.18 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.11% -1.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £27.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -11.76%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 102 (74.45%) Linux
2 87 (63.50%) UNIX
3 52 (37.96%) Oracle
4 49 (35.77%) Finance
4 49 (35.77%) Banking
5 48 (35.04%) SQL
6 44 (32.12%) Red Hat
7 39 (28.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 33 (24.09%) Veritas
9 30 (21.90%) Shell Script
9 30 (21.90%) Windows
10 28 (20.44%) Sybase
11 27 (19.71%) NetApp
12 23 (16.79%) Investment Banking
13 21 (15.33%) SAN
13 21 (15.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 21 (15.33%) Performance Tuning
14 20 (14.60%) C++
15 19 (13.87%) Sun
15 19 (13.87%) Migration
16 18 (13.14%) Java
17 17 (12.41%) Python
17 17 (12.41%) Cisco
17 17 (12.41%) NetBackup
17 17 (12.41%) Multithreading
18 15 (10.95%) Replication
18 15 (10.95%) VMware
19 14 (10.22%) EMC
19 14 (10.22%) Perl
19 14 (10.22%) Oracle Database

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (7.30%) Apache
2 9 (6.57%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.11%) Oracle Coherence
4 6 (4.38%) IIS
5 5 (3.65%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.92%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (1.46%) JBoss
9 1 (0.73%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.73%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.73%) CMS
9 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.73%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.73%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (1.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (5.84%) RMDS
2 2 (1.46%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.33%) SAN
2 11 (8.03%) LAN
2 11 (8.03%) NAS
3 10 (7.30%) Multicast
4 9 (6.57%) LDAP
4 9 (6.57%) WAN
5 8 (5.84%) DNS
5 8 (5.84%) FCoE
5 8 (5.84%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (5.84%) Firewall
6 7 (5.11%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.92%) HTTP
8 3 (2.19%) Broadband
8 3 (2.19%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.19%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.46%) Wireless
9 2 (1.46%) SSH
9 2 (1.46%) WLAN
9 2 (1.46%) DHCP
9 2 (1.46%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.22%) Oracle Database
2 11 (8.03%) SQL Server
3 10 (7.30%) Sybase ASE
4 9 (6.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (6.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (6.57%) Relational Database
5 8 (5.84%) RDBMS
5 8 (5.84%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (2.92%) DB2
6 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.19%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.19%) HBase
8 2 (1.46%) Big Data
8 2 (1.46%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.46%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (1.46%) Data Mart
8 2 (1.46%) Informix
8 2 (1.46%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.73%) LoadRunner
1 1 (0.73%) MSI
1 1 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 49 (35.77%) Finance
1 49 (35.77%) Banking
2 23 (16.79%) Investment Banking
3 6 (4.38%) Front Office
4 5 (3.65%) Legal
4 5 (3.65%) Retail
5 3 (2.19%) Back Office
5 3 (2.19%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.46%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.73%) German Language
7 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.73%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (18.98%) Administrator
2 23 (16.79%) UNIX Administrator
3 22 (16.06%) Developer
4 21 (15.33%) DBA
5 20 (14.60%) Architect
6 19 (13.87%) C++ Developer
7 12 (8.76%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (8.03%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 9 (6.57%) Sybase DBA
9 9 (6.57%) Oracle DBA
10 7 (5.11%) Linux Administrator
10 7 (5.11%) Analyst
10 7 (5.11%) Consultant
11 6 (4.38%) Support Analyst
11 6 (4.38%) SQL DBA
11 6 (4.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 6 (4.38%) C Developer
12 5 (3.65%) UNIX Engineer
12 5 (3.65%) Project Manager
12 5 (3.65%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.57%) Middleware
2 7 (5.11%) XML
3 6 (4.38%) HTML
4 3 (2.19%) XSLT
4 3 (2.19%) Web Services
4 3 (2.19%) Rendezvous
5 2 (1.46%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.46%) .NET
5 2 (1.46%) JSP
5 2 (1.46%) STL
5 2 (1.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (0.73%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.73%) HTML5
6 1 (0.73%) CSS3
6 1 (0.73%) Java EE
6 1 (0.73%) jQuery
6 1 (0.73%) YAML
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.73%) CSS
6 1 (0.73%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.95%) Replication
2 14 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.38%) Clustering
3 6 (4.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (2.92%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.19%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.19%) CLARiiON
5 3 (2.19%) Symmetrix
5 3 (2.19%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.46%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.46%) Open Source
6 2 (1.46%) iPad
6 2 (1.46%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.73%) Equities
7 1 (0.73%) e-Health
7 1 (0.73%) Statistics
7 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.73%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 102 (74.45%) Linux
2 87 (63.50%) UNIX
3 39 (28.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (21.90%) Windows
5 7 (5.11%) AIX
6 5 (3.65%) SUSE
7 4 (2.92%) HPUX
8 2 (1.46%) VMS
8 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.46%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.73%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.73%) CentOS
9 1 (0.73%) Debian
9 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.73%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.33%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (13.87%) Migration
3 17 (12.41%) Multithreading
4 10 (7.30%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (5.84%) Benchmarking
5 8 (5.84%) Low Latency
6 7 (5.11%) Project Management
6 7 (5.11%) Change Management
7 6 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (4.38%) ITIL
7 6 (4.38%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (3.65%) Database Tuning
8 5 (3.65%) Service Delivery
9 4 (2.92%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (2.92%) Capacity Management
9 4 (2.92%) Mentoring
10 3 (2.19%) Time Management
10 3 (2.19%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 3 (2.19%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (2.19%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 48 (35.04%) SQL
2 30 (21.90%) Shell Script
3 20 (14.60%) C++
4 18 (13.14%) Java
5 17 (12.41%) Python
6 14 (10.22%) Perl
7 8 (5.84%) C
8 6 (4.38%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.92%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.92%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.19%) Bourne shell
10 3 (2.19%) Korn
10 3 (2.19%) PHP
10 3 (2.19%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.46%) C#
12 1 (0.73%) VB
12 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.73%) Ada
12 1 (0.73%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.73%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (3.65%) Degree
1 5 (3.65%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.73%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.73%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.46%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (15.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 12 (8.76%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (8.03%) NFS
4 9 (6.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (5.84%) SRDF
6 7 (5.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 7 (5.11%) Veritas File System
6 7 (5.11%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (2.92%) Xen
7 4 (2.92%) KVM
8 3 (2.19%) RHEV
8 3 (2.19%) Hyper-V
8 3 (2.19%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.46%) Squid
9 2 (1.46%) XenApp
10 1 (0.73%) Postfix
10 1 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
10 1 (0.73%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.73%) Samba
Systems Management
1 17 (12.41%) NetBackup
2 8 (5.84%) Control-M
3 7 (5.11%) Data Guard
4 5 (3.65%) Puppet
5 4 (2.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (2.92%) Tivoli
6 3 (2.19%) BladeLogic
6 3 (2.19%) Nagios
6 3 (2.19%) SCCM
7 2 (1.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.46%) OpenView
7 2 (1.46%) YUM
8 1 (0.73%) Cacti
8 1 (0.73%) Legato
8 1 (0.73%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.73%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.73%) SCOM
8 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 52 (37.96%) Oracle
2 44 (32.12%) Red Hat
3 33 (24.09%) Veritas
4 28 (20.44%) Sybase
5 27 (19.71%) NetApp
6 19 (13.87%) Sun
7 17 (12.41%) Cisco
8 15 (10.95%) VMware
9 14 (10.22%) EMC
10 12 (8.76%) HP
11 11 (8.03%) IBM
11 11 (8.03%) Intel
11 11 (8.03%) Citrix
12 7 (5.11%) BMC
12 7 (5.11%) 29West
13 6 (4.38%) CA
14 4 (2.92%) TIBCO
14 4 (2.92%) Symantec
15 3 (2.19%) DataSynapse
15 3 (2.19%) Hitachi
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