The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 222 127 151
Rank change year-on-year
-95 +24
Contract jobs citing Solaris 221 427 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.91% 1.69% 1.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.00% 7.37% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 305 208
Average daily rate
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£440 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £310 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £37.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+55.40% +8.82%
Solaris
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5522 5797 5582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.71% 22.88% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3619 3803 3396
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 262 346
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £28.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in London

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in London

Solaris
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the London region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram in London

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in London

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the London region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -39 67 £475 - 23
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 375 (74.70%) Linux
2 280 (55.78%) UNIX
3 246 (49.00%) Oracle
4 199 (39.64%) Finance
5 172 (34.26%) SQL
6 166 (33.07%) Banking
7 160 (31.87%) Windows
8 133 (26.49%) Red Hat
9 113 (22.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 108 (21.51%) Perl
11 104 (20.72%) Java
12 94 (18.73%) SAN
13 81 (16.14%) Shell Script
14 76 (15.14%) Sybase
15 74 (14.74%) Veritas
16 72 (14.34%) IBM
17 70 (13.94%) Investment Banking
18 69 (13.75%) VMware
18 69 (13.75%) Oracle Database
19 68 (13.55%) Sun
20 61 (12.15%) HP
21 60 (11.95%) ITIL
21 60 (11.95%) Migration
22 58 (11.55%) AIX
23 55 (10.96%) Microsoft
24 53 (10.56%) EMC
24 53 (10.56%) SQL Server
24 53 (10.56%) NetApp
25 49 (9.76%) NAS
26 47 (9.36%) TCP/IP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 40 (7.97%) WebSphere
2 28 (5.58%) Oracle Coherence
3 27 (5.38%) Apache
4 26 (5.18%) Tomcat
5 22 (4.38%) IIS
6 18 (3.59%) WebSphere Application Server
7 13 (2.59%) WebLogic
8 11 (2.19%) MQSeries
8 11 (2.19%) Lync
9 9 (1.79%) MS Exchange
9 9 (1.79%) CICS
10 5 (1.00%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (1.00%) TIBCO EMS
11 4 (0.80%) CMS
11 4 (0.80%) LiveLink
12 3 (0.60%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (0.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (0.60%) Oracle Spatial
12 3 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.40%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (2.59%) MS Office
2 10 (1.99%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 28 (5.58%) RMDS
2 5 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.80%) Tridion
4 2 (0.40%) SunGard Stream Ubix
4 2 (0.40%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.20%) Global One
5 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.59%) SaaS
2 4 (0.80%) Joyent
3 3 (0.60%) IaaS
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (18.73%) SAN
2 49 (9.76%) NAS
3 47 (9.36%) TCP/IP
4 45 (8.96%) DNS
4 45 (8.96%) LDAP
5 37 (7.37%) Firewall
6 23 (4.58%) LAN
6 23 (4.58%) HTTP
7 21 (4.18%) WAN
8 19 (3.78%) Internet
9 18 (3.59%) DHCP
10 17 (3.39%) Network Security
11 14 (2.79%) Multicast
12 12 (2.39%) SSL
13 11 (2.19%) FTP
14 10 (1.99%) BOOTP
14 10 (1.99%) SSH
14 10 (1.99%) Fibre Channel
15 9 (1.79%) HTTPS
16 8 (1.59%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (13.75%) Oracle Database
2 53 (10.56%) SQL Server
3 36 (7.17%) Relational Database
4 33 (6.57%) Sybase ASE
4 33 (6.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 27 (5.38%) RDBMS
6 26 (5.18%) MySQL
7 24 (4.78%) Oracle Database 10g
8 23 (4.58%) DB2
9 18 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (3.19%) Oracle Exadata
11 11 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (2.19%) Oracle9i Database
12 7 (1.39%) Big Data
12 7 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (1.20%) Sybase IQ
13 6 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (3.39%) SoapUI
2 16 (3.19%) Eclipse
2 16 (3.19%) Selenium
3 15 (2.99%) Calabash
4 12 (2.39%) Subversion
5 11 (2.19%) Git (software)
6 7 (1.39%) JIRA
6 7 (1.39%) Ant
7 6 (1.20%) JUnit
7 6 (1.20%) LoadRunner
7 6 (1.20%) Log4j
7 6 (1.20%) RSpec
7 6 (1.20%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.20%) Jasmine
7 6 (1.20%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.00%) Toad
8 5 (1.00%) ClearCase
9 4 (0.80%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 4 (0.80%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.60%) Maven
General
1 199 (39.64%) Finance
2 166 (33.07%) Banking
3 70 (13.94%) Investment Banking
4 31 (6.18%) Front Office
5 28 (5.58%) Financial Institution
6 26 (5.18%) Retail
7 9 (1.79%) German Language
7 9 (1.79%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.59%) Back Office
8 8 (1.59%) Legal
9 6 (1.20%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.00%) Advertising
11 4 (0.80%) Marketing
11 4 (0.80%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.40%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.40%) Publishing
12 2 (0.40%) Games
13 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (15.14%) Developer
2 70 (13.94%) Administrator
3 57 (11.35%) Architect
4 51 (10.16%) DBA
5 48 (9.56%) Analyst
6 47 (9.36%) UNIX Administrator
7 42 (8.37%) Systems Administrator
8 29 (5.78%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 27 (5.38%) Consultant
9 27 (5.38%) Development Manager
10 24 (4.78%) Infrastructure Architect
11 23 (4.58%) UNIX Engineer
11 23 (4.58%) Sybase DBA
11 23 (4.58%) Oracle DBA
12 21 (4.18%) Java Developer
13 20 (3.98%) C++ Developer
14 18 (3.59%) Support Analyst
14 18 (3.59%) Linux Administrator
15 17 (3.39%) Data Architect
16 16 (3.19%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (7.97%) Middleware
2 37 (7.37%) Web Services
3 33 (6.57%) XML
4 23 (4.58%) HTML
5 21 (4.18%) J2EE
6 17 (3.39%) CSS
7 16 (3.19%) XSLT
8 14 (2.79%) JSP
8 14 (2.79%) Oracle Fusion
9 13 (2.59%) jQuery
9 13 (2.59%) WebSphere MQ
10 12 (2.39%) Spring
10 12 (2.39%) JMS
10 12 (2.39%) .NET
11 11 (2.19%) Servlets
12 9 (1.79%) EJB
12 9 (1.79%) XHTML
12 9 (1.79%) JSON
12 9 (1.79%) Ruby on Rails
13 8 (1.59%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.76%) Replication
2 37 (7.37%) Clustering
3 34 (6.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 33 (6.57%) Enterprise Storage
5 19 (3.78%) Hedge funds
6 16 (3.19%) Mobile App
7 13 (2.59%) SecurID
8 12 (2.39%) CLARiiON
9 11 (2.19%) Symmetrix
9 11 (2.19%) Management Information System
9 11 (2.19%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.99%) AS400
11 9 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.59%) Mobile Payment
12 8 (1.59%) Mainframe
12 8 (1.59%) VAX
12 8 (1.59%) Open Source
12 8 (1.59%) iSeries
13 7 (1.39%) Client/Server
14 6 (1.20%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 375 (74.70%) Linux
2 280 (55.78%) UNIX
3 160 (31.87%) Windows
4 113 (22.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 58 (11.55%) AIX
6 31 (6.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (5.38%) HPUX
8 23 (4.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (3.39%) Windows 7
10 14 (2.79%) Windows XP
11 11 (2.19%) SUSE
11 11 (2.19%) zOS
11 11 (2.19%) Ubuntu
12 10 (1.99%) Mac OS X
13 9 (1.79%) VMS
14 7 (1.39%) Debian
14 7 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
14 7 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (1.20%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.80%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (11.95%) ITIL
1 60 (11.95%) Migration
2 43 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
3 34 (6.77%) E-Commerce
4 32 (6.37%) Risk Management
5 30 (5.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 30 (5.98%) Load Balancing
5 30 (5.98%) Low Latency
6 28 (5.58%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (4.98%) Change Management
8 22 (4.38%) Waterfall
9 20 (3.98%) Multithreading
9 20 (3.98%) Project Management
9 20 (3.98%) Service Delivery
10 19 (3.78%) SOA
10 19 (3.78%) PRINCE2
11 16 (3.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 16 (3.19%) Capacity Planning
12 15 (2.99%) Data Migration
12 15 (2.99%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 172 (34.26%) SQL
2 108 (21.51%) Perl
3 104 (20.72%) Java
4 81 (16.14%) Shell Script
5 45 (8.96%) Bash Shell
6 37 (7.37%) Python
7 33 (6.57%) PL/SQL
8 32 (6.37%) C++
9 30 (5.98%) JavaScript
10 22 (4.38%) Korn
11 19 (3.78%) Ruby
12 17 (3.39%) PowerShell
12 17 (3.39%) C
13 8 (1.59%) Bourne shell
14 6 (1.20%) XPath
14 6 (1.20%) CoffeeScript
15 5 (1.00%) PHP
16 3 (0.60%) C#
16 3 (0.60%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.60%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 42 (8.37%) Degree
2 21 (4.18%) ISTQB
3 14 (2.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (2.39%) CISSP
5 8 (1.59%) Sun Certification
5 8 (1.59%) PMP
5 8 (1.59%) PMI Certification
5 8 (1.59%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.39%) CISM
7 6 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.20%) MCITP
8 5 (1.00%) CCNA
9 4 (0.80%) RHCE
9 4 (0.80%) MCSA
9 4 (0.80%) MCTS
10 3 (0.60%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.60%) OCP
10 3 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.79%) SLA
2 8 (1.59%) QA
3 3 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (8.76%) Oracle RAC
2 41 (8.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 40 (7.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (5.78%) Active Directory
5 22 (4.38%) NFS
6 19 (3.78%) Oracle RMAN
7 15 (2.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 12 (2.39%) Veritas File System
9 10 (1.99%) VMware ESX
9 10 (1.99%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 8 (1.59%) SRDF
11 7 (1.39%) RHEV
12 6 (1.20%) KVM
13 5 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (1.00%) Squid
14 3 (0.60%) Xen
14 3 (0.60%) Sendmail
14 3 (0.60%) Hyper-V
14 3 (0.60%) Dovecot
14 3 (0.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 44 (8.76%) NetBackup
2 33 (6.57%) Tivoli
3 31 (6.18%) Data Guard
4 28 (5.58%) Puppet
5 27 (5.38%) Control-M
6 20 (3.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 16 (3.19%) BMC PATROL
8 12 (2.39%) Legato
9 11 (2.19%) OpenView
10 10 (1.99%) BladeLogic
11 9 (1.79%) Nagios
11 9 (1.79%) SCOM
12 8 (1.59%) YUM
12 8 (1.59%) HP SIM
12 8 (1.59%) Backup Exec
12 8 (1.59%) Netcool
12 8 (1.59%) Tivoli NetView
13 6 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (1.20%) Capistrano
14 5 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 246 (49.00%) Oracle
2 133 (26.49%) Red Hat
3 76 (15.14%) Sybase
4 74 (14.74%) Veritas
5 72 (14.34%) IBM
6 69 (13.75%) VMware
7 68 (13.55%) Sun
8 61 (12.15%) HP
9 55 (10.96%) Microsoft
10 53 (10.56%) EMC
10 53 (10.56%) NetApp
11 38 (7.57%) Cisco
12 29 (5.78%) 29West
13 24 (4.78%) Citrix
14 18 (3.59%) CA
15 16 (3.19%) BMC
15 16 (3.19%) Remedy
16 12 (2.39%) Symantec
16 12 (2.39%) Brocade
17 10 (1.99%) Wall Street Systems
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