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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 140 130 120
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs citing Solaris 66 80 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.11% 1.36% 1.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.38% 6.17% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 58 91
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£450 £431 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £345 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £599 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £359 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -4.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.83% -18.46%
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
1226 1297 1432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.63% 21.99% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 944 975
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 60 81
Average hourly rate £21.28 £18.46 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.24% -5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £32.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 29 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Solaris Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

1 103 (75.74%) Linux
2 76 (55.88%) UNIX
3 63 (46.32%) Windows
4 59 (43.38%) Finance
5 46 (33.82%) Oracle
6 37 (27.21%) SAN
7 34 (25.00%) IBM
7 34 (25.00%) EMC
8 31 (22.79%) Banking
9 29 (21.32%) Cisco
9 29 (21.32%) Red Hat
9 29 (21.32%) SQL
10 26 (19.12%) VMware
11 25 (18.38%) Perl
12 24 (17.65%) ITIL
12 24 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 23 (16.91%) WebSphere
13 23 (16.91%) Veritas
14 22 (16.18%) SSL
14 22 (16.18%) Firewall
15 21 (15.44%) Java
16 20 (14.71%) SQL Server
16 20 (14.71%) NetApp
16 20 (14.71%) Migration
16 20 (14.71%) Middleware
16 20 (14.71%) NAS
17 18 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
17 18 (13.24%) TIBCO
18 16 (11.76%) HP
18 16 (11.76%) Sybase

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 23 (16.91%) WebSphere
2 13 (9.56%) Apache
3 11 (8.09%) Tomcat
4 9 (6.62%) IIS
5 6 (4.41%) Oracle Coherence
5 6 (4.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 5 (3.68%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (3.68%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.47%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.47%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.74%) MindAlign
8 1 (0.74%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.74%) Lync
8 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.74%) CICS
8 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 6 (4.41%) MS Project
1 6 (4.41%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.68%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.68%) RMDS
2 2 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.74%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (27.21%) SAN
2 22 (16.18%) SSL
2 22 (16.18%) Firewall
3 20 (14.71%) NAS
4 14 (10.29%) LAN
5 12 (8.82%) WAN
5 12 (8.82%) TCP/IP
6 11 (8.09%) HTTP
7 10 (7.35%) iSCSI
7 10 (7.35%) Multicast
8 9 (6.62%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (6.62%) LDAP
9 8 (5.88%) DNS
9 8 (5.88%) FCoE
10 5 (3.68%) TACACS
10 5 (3.68%) SNMP
11 4 (2.94%) DMZ
11 4 (2.94%) Internet
12 3 (2.21%) VoIP
12 3 (2.21%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.56%) Oracle Database
2 13 (9.56%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.62%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (5.15%) Oracle Exadata
4 7 (5.15%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.68%) HBase
5 5 (3.68%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.47%) DB2
8 1 (0.74%) Informix
8 1 (0.74%) Ingres
8 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (3.68%) JUnit
2 4 (2.94%) Eclipse
2 4 (2.94%) Introscope
2 4 (2.94%) Maven
2 4 (2.94%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.47%) Toad
4 1 (0.74%) Subversion
4 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.74%) JIRA
General
1 59 (43.38%) Finance
2 31 (22.79%) Banking
3 13 (9.56%) Investment Banking
4 7 (5.15%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.21%) Front Office
6 1 (0.74%) Back Office
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Advertising
6 1 (0.74%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (14.71%) Administrator
2 14 (10.29%) Architect
2 14 (10.29%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (9.56%) Analyst
4 12 (8.82%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (6.62%) Storage Engineer
5 9 (6.62%) DBA
5 9 (6.62%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 8 (5.88%) UNIX Administrator
7 7 (5.15%) UNIX Engineer
7 7 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.15%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.41%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.68%) Support Analyst
9 5 (3.68%) Developer
9 5 (3.68%) Oracle DBA
9 5 (3.68%) Messaging Specialist
9 5 (3.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 4 (2.94%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.71%) Middleware
2 11 (8.09%) TIBCO EMS
3 10 (7.35%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (5.88%) XML
5 7 (5.15%) HTML
5 7 (5.15%) Rendezvous
6 6 (4.41%) XSLT
6 6 (4.41%) Ultra Messaging
7 4 (2.94%) JMS
7 4 (2.94%) .NET
7 4 (2.94%) Web Services
7 4 (2.94%) Java EE
8 3 (2.21%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 3 (2.21%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (1.47%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.74%) WPF
10 1 (0.74%) Struts2
10 1 (0.74%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.74%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.74%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.09%) Clustering
3 10 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.15%) Replication
5 6 (4.41%) PKI
6 5 (3.68%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.94%) SWIFT
7 4 (2.94%) EMC VMAX
8 3 (2.21%) EMC VNX
8 3 (2.21%) Mainframe
8 3 (2.21%) EMC Centera
8 3 (2.21%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.21%) CMDB
9 2 (1.47%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.47%) Equities
9 2 (1.47%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.47%) PMI
9 2 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.47%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.47%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 103 (75.74%) Linux
2 76 (55.88%) UNIX
3 63 (46.32%) Windows
4 24 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (11.76%) AIX
6 10 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (6.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (4.41%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (3.68%) zOS
10 5 (3.68%) HPUX
10 5 (3.68%) Data ONTAP
11 4 (2.94%) SUSE
12 3 (2.21%) i5/OS
13 2 (1.47%) CentOS
13 2 (1.47%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.47%) Windows 7
13 2 (1.47%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.74%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.65%) ITIL
2 20 (14.71%) Migration
3 14 (10.29%) Project Management
4 12 (8.82%) Load Balancing
5 11 (8.09%) Change Management
5 11 (8.09%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (7.35%) Service Delivery
6 10 (7.35%) Risk Management
6 10 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (5.15%) Service Management
7 7 (5.15%) PRINCE2
7 7 (5.15%) SDLC
8 6 (4.41%) Network Management
8 6 (4.41%) Benchmarking
9 5 (3.68%) Configuration Management
9 5 (3.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (3.68%) Project Planning
9 5 (3.68%) Software Deployment
10 4 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (2.94%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.32%) SQL
2 25 (18.38%) Perl
3 21 (15.44%) Java
4 15 (11.03%) Shell Script
5 11 (8.09%) C
6 9 (6.62%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.62%) Python
7 8 (5.88%) PowerShell
8 7 (5.15%) PL/SQL
9 6 (4.41%) Bash Shell
9 6 (4.41%) Korn
10 4 (2.94%) C++
11 3 (2.21%) VBScript
12 2 (1.47%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.74%) VB
13 1 (0.74%) Tcl
13 1 (0.74%) Jython
13 1 (0.74%) Ruby
13 1 (0.74%) COBOL
13 1 (0.74%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (5.88%) Degree
2 4 (2.94%) ISEB
3 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.21%) MCSE
3 3 (2.21%) CCNA
3 3 (2.21%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.47%) RHCE
4 2 (1.47%) CISSP
4 2 (1.47%) VCAP
5 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) VCDX
5 1 (0.74%) NCDA
5 1 (0.74%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.74%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.74%) PMP
5 1 (0.74%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.15%) QA
2 2 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.47%) COBIT
3 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.74%) COSO
System Software
1 18 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (10.29%) NFS
3 10 (7.35%) Hyper-V
3 10 (7.35%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (7.35%) KVM
4 8 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 7 (5.15%) SRDF
5 7 (5.15%) Xen
6 6 (4.41%) Active Directory
7 5 (3.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (2.21%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.21%) ProxySG
8 3 (2.21%) vSphere
9 2 (1.47%) Samba
9 2 (1.47%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.74%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.74%) RHEV
10 1 (0.74%) GPFS
10 1 (0.74%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 10 (7.35%) NetBackup
2 6 (4.41%) BladeLogic
2 6 (4.41%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (4.41%) Oracle ZFS
3 5 (3.68%) Puppet
3 5 (3.68%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (3.68%) SCOM
3 5 (3.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (3.68%) Netcool
4 4 (2.94%) Control-M
4 4 (2.94%) CA Single Sign-On
4 4 (2.94%) Tivoli
4 4 (2.94%) CA Wily
5 3 (2.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (2.21%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.47%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.47%) OpenView
6 2 (1.47%) Legato
6 2 (1.47%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 46 (33.82%) Oracle
2 34 (25.00%) IBM
2 34 (25.00%) EMC
3 29 (21.32%) Cisco
3 29 (21.32%) Red Hat
4 26 (19.12%) VMware
5 23 (16.91%) Veritas
6 20 (14.71%) NetApp
7 18 (13.24%) TIBCO
8 16 (11.76%) Sybase
8 16 (11.76%) HP
9 12 (8.82%) Microsoft
10 11 (8.09%) Intel
11 10 (7.35%) CheckPoint
12 8 (5.88%) CA
12 8 (5.88%) Sun
13 7 (5.15%) DataSynapse
13 7 (5.15%) F5
14 5 (3.68%) Symantec
14 5 (3.68%) McAfee
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