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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 21 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Solaris 4 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 3.64% 4.55% 3.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 19.35% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 6
Average daily rate
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£600 £608 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £476 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £650 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.30 £30.60 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+12.09% +13.33%
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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 31 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 14.55% 23.48% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 25
Average daily rate £450 £506 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £410 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 May 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 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Korn
4 1 (20.00%) DataSynapse
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Xen
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) NAS
4 1 (20.00%) SRDF
4 1 (20.00%) Hadoop

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (20.00%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
1 1 (20.00%) FCoE
1 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (20.00%) Multicast
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (20.00%) HBase
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Web Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 1 (20.00%) Ultra Messaging
2 1 (20.00%) Rendezvous
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Korn
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) CISM
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Xen
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) SRDF
1 1 (20.00%) KVM
1 1 (20.00%) NFS
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (20.00%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) DataSynapse
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Sybase
3 1 (20.00%) CA
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Intel