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 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 189 123 135
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +12
Contract jobs citing Solaris 236 357 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.12% 1.63% 1.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.89% 7.38% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 248 200
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -52.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.63 £31.90 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.94% -8.85%
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
4822 4835 4477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.98% 22.14% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3319 3216 2850
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.12% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 215 290
Average hourly rate £17.37 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.77% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 +7 68 £425 -9.33% 18
Canary Wharf - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

1 321 (72.95%) Linux
2 307 (69.77%) UNIX
3 174 (39.55%) Finance
4 162 (36.82%) Oracle
5 159 (36.14%) Red Hat
6 151 (34.32%) Banking
7 140 (31.82%) Windows
8 121 (27.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 102 (23.18%) SQL
10 98 (22.27%) Perl
11 91 (20.68%) SAN
12 85 (19.32%) Shell Script
13 78 (17.73%) Investment Banking
14 76 (17.27%) Veritas
15 75 (17.05%) EMC
16 74 (16.82%) IBM
17 69 (15.68%) Java
17 69 (15.68%) VMware
18 64 (14.55%) AIX
19 63 (14.32%) HP
20 60 (13.64%) Cisco
21 56 (12.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
21 56 (12.73%) Oracle Database
22 54 (12.27%) Firewall
23 53 (12.05%) ITIL
24 51 (11.59%) Middleware
25 48 (10.91%) NetApp
25 48 (10.91%) Sun
26 46 (10.45%) Performance Tuning
27 44 (10.00%) Sybase

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 33 (7.50%) WebSphere
2 29 (6.59%) WebLogic
3 27 (6.14%) Tomcat
3 27 (6.14%) Apache
4 15 (3.41%) IIS
5 14 (3.18%) SharePoint
6 10 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (1.82%) MS Exchange
8 7 (1.59%) TIBCO EMS
9 6 (1.36%) JBoss
10 5 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 5 (1.14%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (1.14%) Lync
10 5 (1.14%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (0.91%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
11 4 (0.91%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.68%) CMS
12 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.91%) MS Office
3 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.23%) MS Project
3 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.59%) RMDS
2 6 (1.36%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (1.36%) Markit EDM
2 6 (1.36%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.91%) Murex MxG2000
4 3 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.68%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.23%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 91 (20.68%) SAN
2 54 (12.27%) Firewall
3 41 (9.32%) TCP/IP
4 34 (7.73%) DNS
5 30 (6.82%) LAN
6 28 (6.36%) WAN
6 28 (6.36%) NAS
7 26 (5.91%) LDAP
8 19 (4.32%) Fibre Channel
9 18 (4.09%) HTTP
10 15 (3.41%) Multicast
11 14 (3.18%) SSL
12 12 (2.73%) Internet
13 10 (2.27%) FCoE
13 10 (2.27%) FTP
14 8 (1.82%) Network Security
14 8 (1.82%) iSCSI
14 8 (1.82%) DHCP
14 8 (1.82%) BGP
15 7 (1.59%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (12.73%) Oracle Database
2 32 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.27%) Relational Database
3 29 (6.59%) Oracle Database 11g
4 17 (3.86%) RDBMS
5 15 (3.41%) MySQL
5 15 (3.41%) DB2
5 15 (3.41%) Oracle Database 10g
5 15 (3.41%) Sybase ASE
6 14 (3.18%) Oracle9i Database
7 7 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (1.59%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (0.91%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (0.91%) Big Data
8 4 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (0.68%) SQLPlus
9 3 (0.68%) OLTP
9 3 (0.68%) HBase
Development Applications
1 18 (4.09%) Eclipse
2 13 (2.95%) Maven
2 13 (2.95%) TeamCity
3 10 (2.27%) JUnit
4 9 (2.05%) SoapUI
5 8 (1.82%) Subversion
5 8 (1.82%) Ant
6 6 (1.36%) Toad
7 5 (1.14%) Selenium
7 5 (1.14%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.91%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.68%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.68%) GCC
10 2 (0.45%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.45%) Hudson
10 2 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.45%) YourKit
10 2 (0.45%) JIRA
11 1 (0.23%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 174 (39.55%) Finance
2 151 (34.32%) Banking
3 78 (17.73%) Investment Banking
4 22 (5.00%) Front Office
5 13 (2.95%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.82%) Marketing
7 7 (1.59%) Corporate Banking
7 7 (1.59%) Retail
8 6 (1.36%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.36%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.14%) Legal
10 4 (0.91%) Publishing
10 4 (0.91%) Local Government
11 3 (0.68%) Advertising
12 2 (0.45%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.23%) French Language
13 1 (0.23%) German Language
13 1 (0.23%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (17.73%) Administrator
2 58 (13.18%) Developer
3 54 (12.27%) Analyst
4 49 (11.14%) Systems Administrator
5 42 (9.55%) UNIX Administrator
6 36 (8.18%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 31 (7.05%) Architect
8 30 (6.82%) DBA
9 24 (5.45%) UNIX Engineer
10 23 (5.23%) C++ Developer
10 23 (5.23%) Consultant
11 19 (4.32%) Support Analyst
12 16 (3.64%) Oracle DBA
13 15 (3.41%) Linux Administrator
14 14 (3.18%) Linux Engineer
14 14 (3.18%) Infrastructure Architect
14 14 (3.18%) Systems Engineer
14 14 (3.18%) Support Engineer
15 12 (2.73%) Storage Engineer
15 12 (2.73%) UNIX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (11.59%) Middleware
2 29 (6.59%) FIX Protocol
3 24 (5.45%) Web Services
4 22 (5.00%) XML
5 20 (4.55%) J2EE
6 19 (4.32%) WebSphere MQ
7 14 (3.18%) STL
7 14 (3.18%) .NET
8 13 (2.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 12 (2.73%) XSLT
10 10 (2.27%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 10 (2.27%) FpML
10 10 (2.27%) HTML
11 8 (1.82%) SOAP
12 7 (1.59%) CSS
13 5 (1.14%) JDBC
13 5 (1.14%) Ajax
14 4 (0.91%) HTML5
14 4 (0.91%) Oracle Fusion
14 4 (0.91%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (7.27%) Clustering
3 21 (4.77%) Replication
4 17 (3.86%) Enterprise Storage
5 14 (3.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 14 (3.18%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.95%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.27%) Symmetrix DMX
7 10 (2.27%) Wiki
8 9 (2.05%) CLARiiON
8 9 (2.05%) Open Source
9 7 (1.59%) Symmetrix
10 6 (1.36%) Equities
11 5 (1.14%) SecurID
11 5 (1.14%) PKI
11 5 (1.14%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
12 4 (0.91%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.68%) Derivative
13 3 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 321 (72.95%) Linux
2 307 (69.77%) UNIX
3 140 (31.82%) Windows
4 121 (27.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 64 (14.55%) AIX
6 34 (7.73%) HPUX
6 34 (7.73%) SUSE
7 28 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (3.86%) Oracle Linux
9 17 (3.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 8 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.36%) VMS
11 6 (1.36%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.14%) Slackware
13 4 (0.91%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.91%) Debian
14 3 (0.68%) zOS
14 3 (0.68%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.68%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (12.05%) ITIL
2 46 (10.45%) Performance Tuning
3 41 (9.32%) Migration
4 27 (6.14%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (5.45%) Low Latency
6 23 (5.23%) Multithreading
6 23 (5.23%) Service Management
7 21 (4.77%) Change Control
8 20 (4.55%) Change Management
9 18 (4.09%) Configuration Management
10 16 (3.64%) Validation
11 14 (3.18%) Database Tuning
11 14 (3.18%) OO
12 12 (2.73%) Test Scripting
12 12 (2.73%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (2.50%) Workflow
13 11 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (2.50%) Risk Management
13 11 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (2.50%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 102 (23.18%) SQL
2 98 (22.27%) Perl
3 85 (19.32%) Shell Script
4 69 (15.68%) Java
5 35 (7.95%) C++
6 32 (7.27%) Python
7 21 (4.77%) C
7 21 (4.77%) Korn
8 16 (3.64%) Bash Shell
8 16 (3.64%) PL/SQL
9 13 (2.95%) Ruby
10 10 (2.27%) C#
10 10 (2.27%) JavaScript
10 10 (2.27%) PHP
11 9 (2.05%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.59%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.68%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.45%) Jython
14 2 (0.45%) VB6
14 2 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (4.77%) Security Cleared
2 19 (4.32%) Degree
3 15 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (3.41%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.95%) CISSP
5 8 (1.82%) CCNA
6 7 (1.59%) CISM
7 5 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.91%) PMP
8 4 (0.91%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.68%) ISEB
9 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.68%) MCITP
9 3 (0.68%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.45%) CEH
10 2 (0.45%) RHCE
10 2 (0.45%) CISA
11 1 (0.23%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.23%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.82%) QA
2 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (12.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 41 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (5.45%) Active Directory
4 22 (5.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 18 (4.09%) NFS
6 17 (3.86%) Oracle RMAN
7 15 (3.41%) Oracle RAC
8 12 (2.73%) SRDF
8 12 (2.73%) KVM
9 11 (2.50%) Xen
9 11 (2.50%) Hyper-V
10 8 (1.82%) Veritas File System
11 7 (1.59%) Squid
12 4 (0.91%) RHEV
12 4 (0.91%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 3 (0.68%) Samba
13 3 (0.68%) Sendmail
13 3 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (6.14%) NetBackup
2 24 (5.45%) Puppet
3 21 (4.77%) Control-M
4 12 (2.73%) Red Hat Satellite
4 12 (2.73%) Tivoli
5 11 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 10 (2.27%) Data Guard
6 10 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 10 (2.27%) CA SiteMinder
7 9 (2.05%) BladeLogic
8 8 (1.82%) SCOM
8 8 (1.82%) Nagios
9 7 (1.59%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 5 (1.14%) Legato
11 4 (0.91%) Cisco Prime
11 4 (0.91%) OpenView
11 4 (0.91%) BMC PATROL
11 4 (0.91%) Netcool
12 3 (0.68%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 162 (36.82%) Oracle
2 159 (36.14%) Red Hat
3 76 (17.27%) Veritas
4 75 (17.05%) EMC
5 74 (16.82%) IBM
6 69 (15.68%) VMware
7 63 (14.32%) HP
8 60 (13.64%) Cisco
9 48 (10.91%) NetApp
9 48 (10.91%) Sun
10 44 (10.00%) Sybase
11 26 (5.91%) Microsoft
12 22 (5.00%) F5
13 17 (3.86%) BMC
14 15 (3.41%) CA
14 15 (3.41%) Symantec
15 14 (3.18%) TIBCO
15 14 (3.18%) CheckPoint
16 13 (2.95%) Fidessa
17 11 (2.50%) Intel
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