The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 22 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing Solaris 1 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 1.01% 4.31% 5.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.25% 21.43% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 4
Average daily rate
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£378 £550 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.36% +43.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £369
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.63 £31.90 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.94% -8.85%
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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 Docklands, London region.

Operating Systems Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
16 42 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 16.16% 20.10% 33.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 33 29
Average daily rate £450 £543 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.05% +27.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £390 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solaris across the Docklands, London region.

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Docklands, London region.

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, 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 4 (100.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) CA
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) BladeLogic
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Nokia
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (50.00%) Nortel
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Avaya
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Control-M
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) WAN

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, 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 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Network Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Web Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) NFS
1 1 (25.00%) Samba
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) BladeLogic
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Control-M
3 1 (25.00%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) CA
2 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (50.00%) Nokia
2 2 (50.00%) Nortel
2 2 (50.00%) Avaya
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) BMC
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) 3PAR