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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 143 150 123
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -27
Contract jobs citing Solaris 23 66 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.68% 1.12% 1.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.07% 5.46% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 47 56
Median daily rate £425 £451 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £308 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £547 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £62.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+35.84% -
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
748 1209 1274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.99% 20.43% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 945 920
Median daily rate £450 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 44 60
Median hourly rate £15.50 £21.30 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.23% +15.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.93 £62.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 (77.46%) Linux
2 50 (70.42%) Unix
3 47 (66.20%) Finance
4 32 (45.07%) Oracle
5 26 (36.62%) SQL
6 25 (35.21%) Banking
7 23 (32.39%) Shell Script
8 21 (29.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (26.76%) Veritas
9 19 (26.76%) Red Hat
9 19 (26.76%) Windows
10 18 (25.35%) VMware
11 17 (23.94%) ITIL
11 17 (23.94%) Puppet
12 16 (22.54%) SAN
12 16 (22.54%) Migration
13 14 (19.72%) SQL Server
14 12 (16.90%) Perl
14 12 (16.90%) HP
15 11 (15.49%) EMC
15 11 (15.49%) Sybase
15 11 (15.49%) AIX
15 11 (15.49%) Python
15 11 (15.49%) Performance Tuning
16 10 (14.08%) NAS
16 10 (14.08%) PL/SQL
16 10 (14.08%) IBM
17 9 (12.68%) NetApp
17 9 (12.68%) Middleware
17 9 (12.68%) Veritas Volume Manager

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 5 (7.04%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.63%) MQSeries
2 4 (5.63%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.23%) Apache
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (4.23%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.82%) IIS
4 2 (2.82%) JBoss
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (2.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) CSG Singleview
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.41%) PeopleSoft CRM
1 1 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.41%) RMDS
1 1 (1.41%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.82%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.41%) IaaS
3 1 (1.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.54%) SAN
2 10 (14.08%) NAS
3 7 (9.86%) LDAP
4 5 (7.04%) DNS
4 5 (7.04%) Firewall
4 5 (7.04%) LAN
4 5 (7.04%) WAN
5 4 (5.63%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (5.63%) PuTTY
6 3 (4.23%) DHCP
6 3 (4.23%) HTTP
7 2 (2.82%) BIG-IP
7 2 (2.82%) FCoE
7 2 (2.82%) FTP
7 2 (2.82%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.82%) Multicast
7 2 (2.82%) SNMP
7 2 (2.82%) VoIP
7 2 (2.82%) Wireless
8 1 (1.41%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.72%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.68%) Oracle Database
3 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.23%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.23%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (2.82%) DB2
6 2 (2.82%) HBase
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.41%) Big Data
7 1 (1.41%) OLAP
7 1 (1.41%) OLTP
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.41%) SoapUI
General
1 47 (66.20%) Finance
2 25 (35.21%) Banking
3 6 (8.45%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.23%) Back Office
5 3 (4.23%) Front Office
6 1 (1.41%) Billing
6 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) Administrator
2 17 (23.94%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (15.49%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 10 (14.08%) Developer
4 10 (14.08%) Unix Administrator
5 9 (12.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 8 (11.27%) Architect
6 8 (11.27%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (9.86%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (8.45%) Analyst
8 6 (8.45%) Applications Support
8 6 (8.45%) DBA
8 6 (8.45%) Oracle DBA
8 6 (8.45%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (7.04%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (7.04%) Consultant
9 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (7.04%) Java Developer
9 5 (7.04%) Support Analyst
10 4 (5.63%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.68%) Middleware
2 6 (8.45%) JMS
3 4 (5.63%) XML
4 3 (4.23%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (4.23%) Spring
5 2 (2.82%) EJB
5 2 (2.82%) J2EE
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (2.82%) SOAP
5 2 (2.82%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (2.82%) XML Messaging
6 1 (1.41%) .NET
6 1 (1.41%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.41%) Rendezvous
6 1 (1.41%) Ultra Messaging
6 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.04%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.04%) Derivative
2 5 (7.04%) Equities
2 5 (7.04%) Fixed Income
3 4 (5.63%) Replication
4 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.82%) Clustering
5 2 (2.82%) CMDB
5 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.82%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.41%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 55 (77.46%) Linux
2 50 (70.42%) Unix
3 21 (29.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (26.76%) Windows
5 11 (15.49%) AIX
6 3 (4.23%) SUSE
6 3 (4.23%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (2.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.94%) ITIL
2 16 (22.54%) Migration
3 11 (15.49%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (12.68%) Low Latency
5 8 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (9.86%) Change Control
7 6 (8.45%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (5.63%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.63%) SDLC
8 4 (5.63%) Service Management
9 3 (4.23%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.23%) DSDM
9 3 (4.23%) Pair Programming
9 3 (4.23%) Programme Management
9 3 (4.23%) Refactoring
9 3 (4.23%) Scrum
9 3 (4.23%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.23%) SOA
9 3 (4.23%) TDD
9 3 (4.23%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 26 (36.62%) SQL
2 23 (32.39%) Shell Script
3 12 (16.90%) Perl
4 11 (15.49%) Python
5 10 (14.08%) PL/SQL
6 7 (9.86%) Java
7 6 (8.45%) C++
7 6 (8.45%) SystemTap
8 3 (4.23%) Korn
8 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.82%) C
9 2 (2.82%) Ruby
10 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.41%) Groovy
10 1 (1.41%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.41%) NCDA
2 1 (1.41%) NCIE
2 1 (1.41%) NCSA
2 1 (1.41%) RHCA
2 1 (1.41%) RHCE
2 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) SLA
2 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 9 (12.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 9 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.27%) KVM
3 7 (9.86%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (8.45%) NFS
4 6 (8.45%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
5 3 (4.23%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.23%) SRDF
5 3 (4.23%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.23%) Xen
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle Clusterware
6 2 (2.82%) Samba
6 2 (2.82%) vSphere
7 1 (1.41%) Sendmail
7 1 (1.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (23.94%) Puppet
2 7 (9.86%) Ansible
2 7 (9.86%) BladeLogic
2 7 (9.86%) Control-M
2 7 (9.86%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (9.86%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (9.86%) Oracle ZFS
3 5 (7.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (5.63%) Data Guard
4 4 (5.63%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.23%) SCOM
6 2 (2.82%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (2.82%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (2.82%) Netcool
6 2 (2.82%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (2.82%) SCCM
6 2 (2.82%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.41%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 32 (45.07%) Oracle
2 19 (26.76%) Red Hat
2 19 (26.76%) Veritas
3 18 (25.35%) VMware
4 12 (16.90%) HP
5 11 (15.49%) EMC
5 11 (15.49%) Sybase
6 10 (14.08%) IBM
7 9 (12.68%) NetApp
8 8 (11.27%) Sun
9 7 (9.86%) Dell
9 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
10 6 (8.45%) Cisco
11 5 (7.04%) Remedy
12 4 (5.63%) SAP
12 4 (5.63%) Symantec
13 3 (4.23%) BMC
13 3 (4.23%) Citrix
13 3 (4.23%) Intel
14 2 (2.82%) CA
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