The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 307 226 240
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +14
Contract jobs citing Solaris 129 228 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.60% 1.00% 0.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.90% 4.75% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 162 135
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £647 £650 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £23.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+117.39% -42.50%
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
4444 4800 5538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.51% 21.13% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3065 3267 3921
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 165 223
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the London region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -52 10 £438 -7.89% 7
Canary Wharf - 2 £675 -
Feltham - 1 £490 -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 London region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 243 (88.69%) Linux
2 178 (64.96%) Unix
3 119 (43.43%) Finance
4 118 (43.07%) Oracle
5 104 (37.96%) Windows
6 93 (33.94%) Red Hat
7 91 (33.21%) Banking
8 85 (31.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 78 (28.47%) VMware
10 76 (27.74%) SQL
11 74 (27.01%) Perl
11 74 (27.01%) SAN
12 66 (24.09%) IBM
13 59 (21.53%) HP
13 59 (21.53%) VMware Infrastructure
14 54 (19.71%) EMC
15 52 (18.98%) Java
15 52 (18.98%) Veritas
16 51 (18.61%) Sun
17 50 (18.25%) AIX
18 48 (17.52%) Middleware
19 47 (17.15%) Shell Script
20 44 (16.06%) NFS
21 43 (15.69%) Cisco
22 41 (14.96%) SQL Server
23 40 (14.60%) Python
23 40 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
24 39 (14.23%) NAS
24 39 (14.23%) ITIL
25 36 (13.14%) Apache

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in 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 36 (13.14%) Apache
2 34 (12.41%) WebSphere
3 33 (12.04%) Tomcat
4 25 (9.12%) IIS
5 20 (7.30%) WebLogic
6 14 (5.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 11 (4.01%) JBoss
7 11 (4.01%) Oracle Coherence
8 5 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (1.82%) iPlanet
9 4 (1.46%) CMS
9 4 (1.46%) MQSeries
10 3 (1.09%) Confluence
11 2 (0.73%) Documentum
11 2 (0.73%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.73%) Oracle 10gAS
11 2 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.73%) SAS
11 2 (0.73%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.73%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 15 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.09%) MS Office
2 3 (1.09%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) RMDS
1 3 (1.09%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.36%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.85%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.74%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.19%) SaaS
4 3 (1.09%) GitHub
5 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.73%) PaaS
6 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.36%) IaaS
6 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 74 (27.01%) SAN
2 39 (14.23%) NAS
3 36 (13.14%) DNS
4 28 (10.22%) Firewall
4 28 (10.22%) HTTP
5 26 (9.49%) LAN
5 26 (9.49%) LDAP
5 26 (9.49%) WAN
6 21 (7.66%) Multicast
7 20 (7.30%) TCP/IP
8 19 (6.93%) Fibre Channel
9 16 (5.84%) iSCSI
10 14 (5.11%) FCoE
11 13 (4.74%) Internet
12 11 (4.01%) DHCP
13 9 (3.28%) BIG-IP
14 8 (2.92%) DMZ
14 8 (2.92%) Kerberos
14 8 (2.92%) VPN
15 7 (2.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (14.96%) SQL Server
2 32 (11.68%) MySQL
3 25 (9.12%) Oracle Database
4 17 (6.20%) Hadoop
5 14 (5.11%) Big Data
5 14 (5.11%) Relational Database
6 12 (4.38%) HBase
7 11 (4.01%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (3.28%) DB2
9 9 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (2.19%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.82%) MariaDB
11 5 (1.82%) OLTP
12 4 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (1.46%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (1.46%) Oracle Exadata
12 4 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (5.11%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.01%) Jenkins
2 11 (4.01%) JIRA
2 11 (4.01%) Subversion
3 10 (3.65%) JUnit
4 9 (3.28%) Toad
5 8 (2.92%) Ant
5 8 (2.92%) Maven
5 8 (2.92%) SonarQube
6 7 (2.55%) Gerrit
6 7 (2.55%) JMeter
6 7 (2.55%) Selenium
6 7 (2.55%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.09%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.09%) Mockito
7 3 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.36%) GoCD
8 1 (0.36%) JBuilder
8 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
General
1 119 (43.43%) Finance
2 91 (33.21%) Banking
3 35 (12.77%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.92%) Front Office
5 7 (2.55%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.19%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.09%) Retail
7 3 (1.09%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.73%) Back Office
8 2 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.73%) Marketing
9 1 (0.36%) Advertising
9 1 (0.36%) Automotive
9 1 (0.36%) International Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.36%) Military
9 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 91 (33.21%) Administrator
2 69 (25.18%) Systems Administrator
3 50 (18.25%) Unix Administrator
4 48 (17.52%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 40 (14.60%) Architect
6 35 (12.77%) Linux Administrator
7 31 (11.31%) Developer
7 31 (11.31%) Infrastructure Architect
8 27 (9.85%) Linux Engineer
8 27 (9.85%) Unix Engineer
9 25 (9.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 16 (5.84%) Consultant
10 16 (5.84%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 14 (5.11%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
12 13 (4.74%) C++ Developer
12 13 (4.74%) Solaris Administrator
12 13 (4.74%) Solaris Engineer
12 13 (4.74%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (4.01%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 11 (4.01%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (17.52%) Middleware
2 20 (7.30%) XML
3 19 (6.93%) HTML
4 17 (6.20%) Web Services
4 17 (6.20%) XSLT
5 15 (5.47%) LAMP
6 12 (4.38%) REST
7 10 (3.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 10 (3.65%) Rendezvous
7 10 (3.65%) STL
8 8 (2.92%) CSS
8 8 (2.92%) SOAP
8 8 (2.92%) XHTML
9 7 (2.55%) SailPoint
9 7 (2.55%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (2.19%) J2EE
10 6 (2.19%) RESTful
11 5 (1.82%) JMS
11 5 (1.82%) SAML
12 4 (1.46%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.66%) Clustering
2 19 (6.93%) Data Centre
3 15 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.47%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (2.92%) Online Banking
5 8 (2.92%) PKI
6 7 (2.55%) N-Tier
7 6 (2.19%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.19%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.19%) Derivative
8 5 (1.82%) SWIFT
9 4 (1.46%) CMDB
9 4 (1.46%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.09%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (1.09%) Freedom of Information Act
10 3 (1.09%) Grid Computing
10 3 (1.09%) IVR
10 3 (1.09%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 243 (88.69%) Linux
2 178 (64.96%) Unix
3 104 (37.96%) Windows
4 85 (31.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 50 (18.25%) AIX
6 30 (10.95%) SUSE
7 22 (8.03%) Windows Server
8 21 (7.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (7.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 16 (5.84%) HPUX
11 9 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (2.92%) Oracle Linux
12 8 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (1.82%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.46%) CentOS
15 3 (1.09%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.73%) Debian
16 2 (0.73%) Fedora
16 2 (0.73%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.73%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (14.23%) ITIL
3 29 (10.58%) Low Latency
4 28 (10.22%) Configuration Management
5 27 (9.85%) Migration
6 24 (8.76%) Performance Tuning
7 22 (8.03%) Algorithmic Trading
7 22 (8.03%) Change Management
8 18 (6.57%) High Availability
8 18 (6.57%) Project Management
9 17 (6.20%) Benchmarking
9 17 (6.20%) Electronic Trading
10 15 (5.47%) E-Commerce
10 15 (5.47%) Service Management
11 14 (5.11%) DevOps
12 13 (4.74%) Build Automation
12 13 (4.74%) Multithreading
12 13 (4.74%) Performance Testing
13 12 (4.38%) High-Frequency Trading
13 12 (4.38%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 76 (27.74%) SQL
2 74 (27.01%) Perl
3 52 (18.98%) Java
4 47 (17.15%) Shell Script
5 40 (14.60%) Python
6 26 (9.49%) Bash Shell
7 25 (9.12%) C++
8 24 (8.76%) JavaScript
9 19 (6.93%) Ruby
10 13 (4.74%) Korn
11 12 (4.38%) PL/SQL
12 11 (4.01%) C
13 9 (3.28%) PowerShell
14 8 (2.92%) C#
15 7 (2.55%) SystemTap
16 6 (2.19%) PHP
17 5 (1.82%) Bourne shell
17 5 (1.82%) C-shell
17 5 (1.82%) Go
17 5 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (4.38%) Degree
2 9 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.55%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.19%) RHCE
4 6 (2.19%) RHCT
5 5 (1.82%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.73%) CCNP
6 2 (0.73%) CISA
6 2 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.73%) CISM
6 2 (0.73%) CISSP
6 2 (0.73%) MCSE
6 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.73%) RHCA
6 2 (0.73%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.36%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) ISEB
7 1 (0.36%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.09%) MiFID
2 2 (0.73%) JSP 440
2 2 (0.73%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.73%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 59 (21.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (16.06%) NFS
3 36 (13.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 33 (12.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 31 (11.31%) Active Directory
6 25 (9.12%) KVM
6 25 (9.12%) Oracle RAC
7 19 (6.93%) Hyper-V
8 18 (6.57%) SRDF
9 17 (6.20%) Xen
10 10 (3.65%) vSphere
11 6 (2.19%) Samba
12 5 (1.82%) Squid
12 5 (1.82%) VMware ESX
13 4 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (1.46%) XenApp
13 4 (1.46%) XenDesktop
14 3 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.73%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 32 (11.68%) Puppet
2 24 (8.76%) NetBackup
3 13 (4.74%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (4.74%) Oracle ZFS
4 12 (4.38%) OpenView
4 12 (4.38%) Red Hat Satellite
5 9 (3.28%) Ansible
5 9 (3.28%) Nagios
6 8 (2.92%) Oracle Identity Management
7 6 (2.19%) BladeLogic
8 5 (1.82%) Control-M
8 5 (1.82%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (1.46%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (1.46%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (1.09%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (1.09%) ITRS Geneos
10 3 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (1.09%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 3 (1.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 118 (43.07%) Oracle
2 93 (33.94%) Red Hat
3 78 (28.47%) VMware
4 66 (24.09%) IBM
5 59 (21.53%) HP
6 54 (19.71%) EMC
7 52 (18.98%) Veritas
8 51 (18.61%) Sun
9 43 (15.69%) Cisco
10 27 (9.85%) Sybase
11 26 (9.49%) NetApp
12 17 (6.20%) Citrix
12 17 (6.20%) TIBCO
13 16 (5.84%) Intel
14 15 (5.47%) Splunk
15 13 (4.74%) 3PAR
15 13 (4.74%) Microsoft
15 13 (4.74%) Reuters
16 11 (4.01%) Dell
17 10 (3.65%) Bloomberg
London
Huxley
Rate: £500 - £501 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
East London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £280 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £470 - £560 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £603.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 4 days ago