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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 112 131 114
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Contract jobs citing Solaris 45 66 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.34% 1.20% 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.24% 5.87% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 46 68
Median daily rate £475 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £305 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £531 £740
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £22.83 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £27.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+37.61% +2.83%
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
721 1124 1241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.52% 20.51% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 858 919
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 50 47
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.38 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 55 (75.34%) Linux
2 51 (69.86%) Unix
3 50 (68.49%) Finance
4 32 (43.84%) SQL
4 32 (43.84%) Oracle
5 29 (39.73%) Veritas
6 27 (36.99%) Shell Script
7 23 (31.51%) Banking
8 20 (27.40%) Migration
9 19 (26.03%) Red Hat
9 19 (26.03%) SAN
9 19 (26.03%) SQL Server
10 18 (24.66%) Windows
11 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
11 14 (19.18%) PL/SQL
11 14 (19.18%) VMware
11 14 (19.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (19.18%) Puppet
12 13 (17.81%) NAS
12 13 (17.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 13 (17.81%) ITIL
12 13 (17.81%) Oracle Database
12 13 (17.81%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (16.44%) Performance Monitoring
13 12 (16.44%) IBM
13 12 (16.44%) HP
13 12 (16.44%) EMC
13 12 (16.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 11 (15.07%) Oracle RMAN
14 11 (15.07%) Python

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 4 (5.48%) MQSeries
1 4 (5.48%) Tomcat
1 4 (5.48%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.11%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.74%) Apache
3 2 (2.74%) JBoss
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (2.74%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.37%) IIS
4 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) CSG Singleview
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.37%) PeopleSoft CRM
1 1 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.37%) RMDS
1 1 (1.37%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.74%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.37%) IaaS
3 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (26.03%) SAN
2 13 (17.81%) NAS
3 5 (6.85%) LDAP
4 4 (5.48%) DNS
4 4 (5.48%) Firewall
4 4 (5.48%) LAN
4 4 (5.48%) PuTTY
4 4 (5.48%) WAN
5 3 (4.11%) DHCP
5 3 (4.11%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.74%) BIG-IP
6 2 (2.74%) FTP
6 2 (2.74%) HTTP
6 2 (2.74%) Multicast
6 2 (2.74%) SNMP
6 2 (2.74%) VoIP
6 2 (2.74%) Wireless
7 1 (1.37%) 4G
7 1 (1.37%) FCoE
7 1 (1.37%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.03%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.81%) Oracle Database
3 10 (13.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (10.96%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (5.48%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (4.11%) Sybase ASE
8 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.74%) HBase
9 1 (1.37%) BODI
9 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.37%) DB2
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.37%) SoapUI
General
1 50 (68.49%) Finance
2 23 (31.51%) Banking
3 6 (8.22%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.48%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.11%) Back Office
5 3 (4.11%) Front Office
6 1 (1.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (24.66%) Administrator
2 16 (21.92%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (15.07%) Developer
4 10 (13.70%) DBA
4 10 (13.70%) Oracle DBA
5 9 (12.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 9 (12.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 8 (10.96%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (9.59%) Unix Administrator
8 6 (8.22%) Analyst
8 6 (8.22%) Applications Support
8 6 (8.22%) Architect
8 6 (8.22%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (6.85%) Consultant
9 5 (6.85%) Java Developer
9 5 (6.85%) Support Analyst
10 4 (5.48%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Senior Oracle Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.59%) Middleware
2 6 (8.22%) JMS
3 4 (5.48%) XML
4 3 (4.11%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (4.11%) Spring
5 2 (2.74%) EJB
5 2 (2.74%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (2.74%) J2EE
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (2.74%) SOAP
5 2 (2.74%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (2.74%) XML Messaging
6 1 (1.37%) .NET
6 1 (1.37%) FpML
6 1 (1.37%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (1.37%) Rendezvous
6 1 (1.37%) Ultra Messaging
6 1 (1.37%) Web Services
6 1 (1.37%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Derivative
1 5 (6.85%) Equities
1 5 (6.85%) Fixed Income
2 4 (5.48%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.48%) Replication
3 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.11%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.74%) CMDB
4 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.74%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.37%) Clustering
5 1 (1.37%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 55 (75.34%) Linux
2 51 (69.86%) Unix
3 18 (24.66%) Windows
4 14 (19.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (8.22%) AIX
5 6 (8.22%) SUSE
6 5 (6.85%) Windows Server
7 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.40%) Migration
2 13 (17.81%) ITIL
2 13 (17.81%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (16.44%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (9.59%) Change Control
4 7 (9.59%) Database Tuning
5 6 (8.22%) Risk Management
5 6 (8.22%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.85%) Service Management
7 4 (5.48%) Project Management
7 4 (5.48%) SDLC
8 3 (4.11%) DSDM
8 3 (4.11%) Line Management
8 3 (4.11%) Low Latency
8 3 (4.11%) Pair Programming
8 3 (4.11%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (4.11%) Refactoring
8 3 (4.11%) SOA
8 3 (4.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (43.84%) SQL
2 27 (36.99%) Shell Script
3 14 (19.18%) PL/SQL
4 11 (15.07%) Python
5 10 (13.70%) Perl
6 7 (9.59%) C++
6 7 (9.59%) Java
7 3 (4.11%) Korn
7 3 (4.11%) SystemTap
7 3 (4.11%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.74%) C
9 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.37%) Groovy
9 1 (1.37%) Ruby
9 1 (1.37%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.37%) NCDA
2 1 (1.37%) NCIE
2 1 (1.37%) NCSA
2 1 (1.37%) RHCA
2 1 (1.37%) RHCE
2 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.70%) SLA
2 2 (2.74%) QA
System Software
1 13 (17.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 12 (16.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (8.22%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (6.85%) KVM
5 5 (6.85%) NFS
5 5 (6.85%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (4.11%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
7 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle Clusterware
7 2 (2.74%) Samba
7 2 (2.74%) SRDF
7 2 (2.74%) Xen
8 1 (1.37%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.37%) vCloud
8 1 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (19.18%) Puppet
2 11 (15.07%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (13.70%) SCOM
4 9 (12.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (9.59%) Control-M
6 5 (6.85%) Ansible
6 5 (6.85%) BladeLogic
6 5 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (5.48%) Data Guard
7 4 (5.48%) NetBackup
7 4 (5.48%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (2.74%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (2.74%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (2.74%) Netcool
8 2 (2.74%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (2.74%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (2.74%) SCCM
8 2 (2.74%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.37%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 32 (43.84%) Oracle
2 29 (39.73%) Veritas
3 19 (26.03%) Red Hat
4 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
4 14 (19.18%) VMware
5 12 (16.44%) EMC
5 12 (16.44%) HP
5 12 (16.44%) IBM
6 11 (15.07%) Sybase
7 8 (10.96%) NetApp
8 6 (8.22%) Sun
9 5 (6.85%) Cisco
9 5 (6.85%) Remedy
10 4 (5.48%) SAP
10 4 (5.48%) Symantec
11 3 (4.11%) BMC
11 3 (4.11%) Dell
11 3 (4.11%) Siebel
12 2 (2.74%) Citrix
12 2 (2.74%) Intel
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago