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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
London / City of London
Rank 142 126 123
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Contract jobs citing Solaris 13 27 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.44% 0.85% 1.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.06% 3.93% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 53
Median daily rate £575 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £480 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £43.75 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.06%

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
630 687 1151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.35% 21.52% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 512 894
Median daily rate £450 £428 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 36
Median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £17.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +12.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £129.03 £30.00 £105.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 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 City of London region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 21 (87.50%) Linux
2 17 (70.83%) Unix
3 15 (62.50%) Finance
4 13 (54.17%) Banking
5 10 (41.67%) Oracle
6 9 (37.50%) Windows
7 8 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
9 6 (25.00%) Veritas
9 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
9 6 (25.00%) Middleware
9 6 (25.00%) SAN
9 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (25.00%) Perl
9 6 (25.00%) SQL
9 6 (25.00%) Bash Shell
10 5 (20.83%) Low Latency
10 5 (20.83%) Cisco
10 5 (20.83%) IBM
10 5 (20.83%) Investment Banking
11 4 (16.67%) VMware
11 4 (16.67%) Reuters
11 4 (16.67%) Bloomberg
11 4 (16.67%) ITIL
11 4 (16.67%) Python
11 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
12 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
12 3 (12.50%) Windows Server

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 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) JBoss
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) AMQP
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) Multicast
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) BIG-IP
4 1 (4.17%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) FCoE
4 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) LDAP
4 1 (4.17%) NAS
4 1 (4.17%) VoIP
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (8.33%) KDB
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (4.17%) Big Data
4 1 (4.17%) Data Mart
4 1 (4.17%) Informix
4 1 (4.17%) Kdb+
4 1 (4.17%) OLTP
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) GDB
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
1 1 (4.17%) Toad
General
1 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 13 (54.17%) Banking
3 5 (20.83%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Back Office
4 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.17%) French Language
4 1 (4.17%) Front Office
4 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Administrator
2 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Solaris Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Gloss Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) Middleware
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) TIBCO EMS
2 3 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (8.33%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (8.33%) Ultra Messaging
4 1 (4.17%) J2EE
4 1 (4.17%) Murex MxML
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) CMDB
2 2 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Derivative
3 1 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) SWIFT
3 1 (4.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Linux
2 17 (70.83%) Unix
3 9 (37.50%) Windows
4 8 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (12.50%) AIX
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 2 (8.33%) SUSE
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (4.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Low Latency
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
3 3 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.33%) High Availability
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.17%) ITSM
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.17%) RUP
5 1 (4.17%) Scrum
5 1 (4.17%) Service Management
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (25.00%) Perl
1 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) Korn
4 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (4.17%) NFS
4 1 (4.17%) SRDF
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (8.33%) Control-M
2 2 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Ansible
3 1 (4.17%) BladeLogic
3 1 (4.17%) Data Guard
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (4.17%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (4.17%) Puppet
3 1 (4.17%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) Xymon
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle
2 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
3 6 (25.00%) Veritas
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco
4 5 (20.83%) IBM
5 4 (16.67%) Bloomberg
5 4 (16.67%) Reuters
5 4 (16.67%) VMware
6 3 (12.50%) Citrix
6 3 (12.50%) TIBCO
7 2 (8.33%) Dell
7 2 (8.33%) EMC
7 2 (8.33%) Hortonworks
7 2 (8.33%) HP
7 2 (8.33%) Informatica
7 2 (8.33%) Juniper
7 2 (8.33%) Remedy
7 2 (8.33%) Sun
7 2 (8.33%) Sybase
7 2 (8.33%) Symantec
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