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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 118 141 102
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -39
Contract jobs citing Solaris 83 67 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.54% 1.13% 1.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.89% 5.01% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 43 109
Average daily rate
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£400 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £353 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.16% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.67 £57.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-36.22% +55.40%
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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
1205 1338 1601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.38% 22.62% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 956 980 1068
Average daily rate £425 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 58 79
Average hourly rate £16.95 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.37% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.97 £122.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 2 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 107 (71.81%) Linux
2 80 (53.69%) UNIX
3 74 (49.66%) Windows
4 63 (42.28%) Oracle
5 56 (37.58%) Finance
6 42 (28.19%) SQL
7 38 (25.50%) Veritas
8 37 (24.83%) SAN
9 35 (23.49%) Red Hat
9 35 (23.49%) Banking
10 31 (20.81%) IBM
11 29 (19.46%) EMC
11 29 (19.46%) Sybase
12 26 (17.45%) Cisco
13 24 (16.11%) Microsoft
13 24 (16.11%) Perl
13 24 (16.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 23 (15.44%) SSL
14 23 (15.44%) Windows Server 2003
15 22 (14.77%) Shell Script
15 22 (14.77%) ITIL
15 22 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
16 21 (14.09%) Windows Server 2012
17 20 (13.42%) Project Management
17 20 (13.42%) Firewall
17 20 (13.42%) Migration
17 20 (13.42%) VMware
18 19 (12.75%) Middleware
18 19 (12.75%) NAS
19 18 (12.08%) WebSphere

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 18 (12.08%) WebSphere
2 9 (6.04%) Apache
3 8 (5.37%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.70%) IIS
5 6 (4.03%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.68%) Oracle Coherence
6 4 (2.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (2.01%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.34%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.34%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.67%) CICS
9 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Process Server
9 1 (0.67%) Captiva
9 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.67%) Confluence
9 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.67%) Documentum
9 1 (0.67%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (4.70%) MS Project
1 7 (4.70%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.36%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.34%) MS Office
4 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.01%) RMDS
2 2 (1.34%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (24.83%) SAN
2 23 (15.44%) SSL
3 20 (13.42%) Firewall
4 19 (12.75%) NAS
5 10 (6.71%) LAN
5 10 (6.71%) DNS
6 9 (6.04%) HTTP
7 8 (5.37%) WAN
7 8 (5.37%) iSCSI
8 7 (4.70%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (4.70%) TCP/IP
9 6 (4.03%) LDAP
9 6 (4.03%) FCoE
9 6 (4.03%) Multicast
10 5 (3.36%) TACACS
10 5 (3.36%) SNMP
11 4 (2.68%) SMTP
11 4 (2.68%) Internet
12 3 (2.01%) VoIP
12 3 (2.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.08%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.74%) Oracle Database
3 13 (8.72%) Relational Database
4 9 (6.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (4.70%) RDBMS
6 6 (4.03%) Oracle Exadata
7 5 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.36%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (2.68%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.68%) HBase
9 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.34%) DB2
10 2 (1.34%) Informix
10 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.67%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 5 (3.36%) JUnit
2 4 (2.68%) Eclipse
2 4 (2.68%) Maven
2 4 (2.68%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.01%) Toad
4 2 (1.34%) Introscope
4 2 (1.34%) Subversion
4 2 (1.34%) JIRA
5 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
General
1 56 (37.58%) Finance
2 35 (23.49%) Banking
3 16 (10.74%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.03%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.34%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.67%) Back Office
6 1 (0.67%) Legal
6 1 (0.67%) Advertising
6 1 (0.67%) Marketing
6 1 (0.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (20.13%) Administrator
2 23 (15.44%) Systems Administrator
3 19 (12.75%) DBA
4 16 (10.74%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 15 (10.07%) UNIX Administrator
6 12 (8.05%) Architect
6 12 (8.05%) Analyst
7 10 (6.71%) Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (5.37%) Storage Engineer
8 8 (5.37%) Project Manager
8 8 (5.37%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (4.70%) UNIX Engineer
10 6 (4.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 5 (3.36%) Messaging Specialist
11 5 (3.36%) Linux Administrator
11 5 (3.36%) SQL DBA
11 5 (3.36%) Developer
11 5 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.36%) Oracle DBA
11 5 (3.36%) SWIFT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.75%) Middleware
2 10 (6.71%) TIBCO EMS
3 9 (6.04%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (3.36%) Rendezvous
4 5 (3.36%) HTML
4 5 (3.36%) XML
5 4 (2.68%) XSLT
5 4 (2.68%) JMS
5 4 (2.68%) Web Services
6 3 (2.01%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (2.01%) Ultra Messaging
7 2 (1.34%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (1.34%) Java EE
7 2 (1.34%) Application Packaging
7 2 (1.34%) .NET
7 2 (1.34%) J2EE
8 1 (0.67%) JSP
8 1 (0.67%) Servlets
8 1 (0.67%) Struts
8 1 (0.67%) WDK
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.08%) Replication
2 15 (10.07%) Data Centre
3 13 (8.72%) Clustering
4 6 (4.03%) SWIFT
5 5 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.36%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.68%) PKI
6 4 (2.68%) CMDB
7 3 (2.01%) EMC VMAX
7 3 (2.01%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.01%) EMC Centera
7 3 (2.01%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.34%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.34%) PMI
8 2 (1.34%) Equities
8 2 (1.34%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.34%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (1.34%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.34%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 107 (71.81%) Linux
2 80 (53.69%) UNIX
3 74 (49.66%) Windows
4 24 (16.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (15.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (14.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (12.08%) AIX
9 6 (4.03%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (3.36%) zOS
10 5 (3.36%) HPUX
11 4 (2.68%) SUSE
12 3 (2.01%) i5/OS
13 2 (1.34%) CentOS
13 2 (1.34%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.34%) Windows 7
13 2 (1.34%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.34%) VMS
13 2 (1.34%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (14.77%) ITIL
2 20 (13.42%) Project Management
2 20 (13.42%) Migration
3 15 (10.07%) Load Balancing
3 15 (10.07%) Performance Monitoring
4 11 (7.38%) Change Management
5 10 (6.71%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (6.04%) Coaching
6 9 (6.04%) People Management
6 9 (6.04%) Patch Management
7 8 (5.37%) SDLC
7 8 (5.37%) Service Delivery
7 8 (5.37%) PRINCE2
8 7 (4.70%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (4.03%) Software Deployment
9 6 (4.03%) Network Management
9 6 (4.03%) Service Management
9 6 (4.03%) Risk Management
9 6 (4.03%) Project Planning
10 5 (3.36%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (28.19%) SQL
2 24 (16.11%) Perl
3 22 (14.77%) Shell Script
4 15 (10.07%) Java
5 10 (6.71%) C
6 8 (5.37%) JavaScript
6 8 (5.37%) PowerShell
6 8 (5.37%) PL/SQL
6 8 (5.37%) Python
7 7 (4.70%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.03%) Korn
9 3 (2.01%) C++
9 3 (2.01%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.01%) VBScript
10 1 (0.67%) VB
10 1 (0.67%) COBOL
10 1 (0.67%) PHP
10 1 (0.67%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.67%) C-shell
10 1 (0.67%) Jython
Qualifications
1 8 (5.37%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (4.03%) Degree
3 5 (3.36%) ISEB
4 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.01%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (2.01%) MCSE
4 3 (2.01%) CCNA
4 3 (2.01%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.34%) RHCE
5 2 (1.34%) VCAP
6 1 (0.67%) CISSP
6 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.67%) VCDX
6 1 (0.67%) NCDA
6 1 (0.67%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.67%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.67%) PMP
6 1 (0.67%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.36%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.67%) COSO
2 1 (0.67%) SLA
2 1 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (11.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (8.72%) NFS
3 11 (7.38%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (6.04%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 8 (5.37%) KVM
6 6 (4.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 6 (4.03%) Active Directory
7 5 (3.36%) Xen
7 5 (3.36%) SRDF
7 5 (3.36%) vSphere
8 3 (2.01%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.01%) ProxySG
8 3 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.34%) Samba
9 2 (1.34%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.67%) Firmware
10 1 (0.67%) Gluster
10 1 (0.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (12.08%) SCOM
2 10 (6.71%) NetBackup
3 7 (4.70%) BladeLogic
3 7 (4.70%) Puppet
3 7 (4.70%) Oracle ZFS
4 6 (4.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (3.36%) Netcool
5 5 (3.36%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (2.68%) Control-M
6 4 (2.68%) CA Single Sign-On
6 4 (2.68%) Tivoli
7 3 (2.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (2.01%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (2.01%) Data Guard
7 3 (2.01%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (2.01%) yum
8 2 (1.34%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (1.34%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (1.34%) SnapVault
8 2 (1.34%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 63 (42.28%) Oracle
2 38 (25.50%) Veritas
3 35 (23.49%) Red Hat
4 31 (20.81%) IBM
5 29 (19.46%) Sybase
5 29 (19.46%) EMC
6 26 (17.45%) Cisco
7 24 (16.11%) Microsoft
8 20 (13.42%) VMware
9 16 (10.74%) HP
10 15 (10.07%) TIBCO
11 14 (9.40%) NetApp
12 10 (6.71%) CheckPoint
13 8 (5.37%) CA
13 8 (5.37%) Sun
13 8 (5.37%) Intel
14 7 (4.70%) F5
15 6 (4.03%) Symantec
15 6 (4.03%) Remedy
16 5 (3.36%) McAfee
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