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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 233 160 139
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -21
Contract jobs citing Solaris 197 315 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.88% 1.35% 1.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.08% 6.42% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 211 252
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £375 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £700 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.83 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £30.60 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+32.67% +13.33%
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
4834 4906 4437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.64% 21.04% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3226 3317 2906
Average daily rate £403 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 221 233
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

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 April 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 April 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 -5 70 £411 -13.37% 6
Docklands, London -5 3 £550 -3.50%
Croydon - 3 £425 -
Paddington -6 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £425 -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 306 (71.00%) Linux
2 299 (69.37%) UNIX
3 182 (42.23%) Finance
4 158 (36.66%) Oracle
5 152 (35.27%) Windows
6 135 (31.32%) Red Hat
7 124 (28.77%) Perl
8 118 (27.38%) Banking
9 110 (25.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 88 (20.42%) Shell Script
11 87 (20.19%) VMware
12 84 (19.49%) Java
13 82 (19.03%) SAN
14 81 (18.79%) SQL
15 69 (16.01%) Cisco
16 67 (15.55%) IBM
17 66 (15.31%) EMC
17 66 (15.31%) ITIL
18 62 (14.39%) AIX
19 60 (13.92%) Veritas
20 56 (12.99%) NetApp
20 56 (12.99%) WebSphere
21 53 (12.30%) Firewall
22 52 (12.06%) Middleware
23 50 (11.60%) HP
24 49 (11.37%) SQL Server
25 48 (11.14%) Investment Banking
25 48 (11.14%) VMware Infrastructure
26 46 (10.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
27 45 (10.44%) Oracle Database

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 56 (12.99%) WebSphere
2 45 (10.44%) Apache
3 43 (9.98%) Tomcat
4 33 (7.66%) WebLogic
5 25 (5.80%) IIS
6 22 (5.10%) WebSphere Application Server
7 12 (2.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 10 (2.32%) Oracle Coherence
9 9 (2.09%) Lync
10 8 (1.86%) SharePoint
10 8 (1.86%) WebSphere Process Server
11 7 (1.62%) MS Exchange
11 7 (1.62%) Oracle Service Bus
12 6 (1.39%) WebSphere Portal
12 6 (1.39%) CICS
13 5 (1.16%) Confluence
13 5 (1.16%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.93%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.93%) JBoss
14 4 (0.93%) MQSeries
Applications
1 12 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.86%) MS Office
3 2 (0.46%) MS Project
4 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.09%) RMDS
2 6 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.39%) Markit EDM
3 5 (1.16%) Murex MxG2000
4 4 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.70%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.70%) IaaS
3 1 (0.23%) PaaS
3 1 (0.23%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 82 (19.03%) SAN
2 53 (12.30%) Firewall
3 37 (8.58%) NAS
4 35 (8.12%) TCP/IP
5 31 (7.19%) LDAP
6 28 (6.50%) Fibre Channel
7 27 (6.26%) SSL
8 26 (6.03%) LAN
9 23 (5.34%) WAN
10 21 (4.87%) DNS
11 19 (4.41%) HTTP
12 18 (4.18%) Multicast
13 15 (3.48%) iSCSI
14 12 (2.78%) FCoE
14 12 (2.78%) Internet
15 10 (2.32%) DMZ
15 10 (2.32%) SNMP
16 9 (2.09%) TACACS
17 8 (1.86%) BGP
17 8 (1.86%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (11.37%) SQL Server
2 45 (10.44%) Oracle Database
3 22 (5.10%) Relational Database
3 22 (5.10%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (2.55%) MySQL
5 9 (2.09%) Hadoop
5 9 (2.09%) DB2
6 6 (1.39%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.39%) HBase
6 6 (1.39%) Oracle ODI
7 5 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (1.16%) Oracle Exadata
7 5 (1.16%) OLTP
7 5 (1.16%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.46%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.46%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.46%) KDB
8 2 (0.46%) Data Mart
8 2 (0.46%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 17 (3.94%) Maven
1 17 (3.94%) TeamCity
2 15 (3.48%) Eclipse
2 15 (3.48%) Introscope
3 13 (3.02%) Subversion
4 12 (2.78%) JUnit
5 9 (2.09%) Git (software)
6 8 (1.86%) JIRA
7 7 (1.62%) Selenium
7 7 (1.62%) SoapUI
7 7 (1.62%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.39%) Toad
9 4 (0.93%) Hudson
10 2 (0.46%) Ant
10 2 (0.46%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.46%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.46%) Lombardi
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 182 (42.23%) Finance
2 118 (27.38%) Banking
3 48 (11.14%) Investment Banking
4 21 (4.87%) Front Office
5 13 (3.02%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.78%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.86%) Retail
8 5 (1.16%) Marketing
8 5 (1.16%) Legal
9 4 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.93%) Private Banking
9 4 (0.93%) Local Government
10 3 (0.70%) International Banking
10 3 (0.70%) French Language
11 2 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.46%) Advertising
12 1 (0.23%) Publishing
12 1 (0.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 64 (14.85%) Administrator
2 47 (10.90%) Developer
3 45 (10.44%) Analyst
4 40 (9.28%) Systems Administrator
5 33 (7.66%) Architect
6 26 (6.03%) UNIX Administrator
6 26 (6.03%) UNIX Engineer
7 20 (4.64%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 19 (4.41%) Linux Engineer
9 17 (3.94%) Support Engineer
10 16 (3.71%) Support Analyst
11 15 (3.48%) Consultant
11 15 (3.48%) Storage Engineer
12 13 (3.02%) Technical Support
12 13 (3.02%) Systems Engineer
13 12 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
13 12 (2.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 12 (2.78%) Infrastructure Architect
14 11 (2.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 11 (2.55%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (12.06%) Middleware
2 29 (6.73%) .NET
3 25 (5.80%) Web Services
4 23 (5.34%) FIX Protocol
5 22 (5.10%) WebSphere MQ
6 20 (4.64%) XML
7 17 (3.94%) TIBCO EMS
8 14 (3.25%) XSLT
9 12 (2.78%) J2EE
9 12 (2.78%) Java EE
10 9 (2.09%) STL
10 9 (2.09%) Rendezvous
11 8 (1.86%) Ultra Messaging
12 7 (1.62%) HTML
12 7 (1.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 6 (1.39%) SOAP
14 5 (1.16%) WPF
14 5 (1.16%) LAMP
15 4 (0.93%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 4 (0.93%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.21%) Clustering
2 43 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.64%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.48%) PKI
5 13 (3.02%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.02%) Open Source
6 10 (2.32%) Enterprise Storage
7 9 (2.09%) Replication
7 9 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.62%) Wiki
9 6 (1.39%) LPAR
9 6 (1.39%) Equities
9 6 (1.39%) Mobile Payment
10 5 (1.16%) Symmetrix DMX
11 4 (0.93%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.70%) Eurex
12 3 (0.70%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.70%) Derivative
12 3 (0.70%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 306 (71.00%) Linux
2 299 (69.37%) UNIX
3 152 (35.27%) Windows
4 110 (25.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 62 (14.39%) AIX
6 37 (8.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (6.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (6.26%) SUSE
8 27 (6.26%) HPUX
9 16 (3.71%) Oracle Linux
10 15 (3.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 10 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (1.62%) zOS
13 5 (1.16%) Slackware
13 5 (1.16%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.16%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.93%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.93%) CentOS
14 4 (0.93%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (15.31%) ITIL
2 40 (9.28%) Migration
3 36 (8.35%) Configuration Management
4 35 (8.12%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (7.19%) Performance Tuning
6 29 (6.73%) Change Management
7 24 (5.57%) Low Latency
8 23 (5.34%) Service Management
9 22 (5.10%) Load Balancing
10 17 (3.94%) ITSM
11 15 (3.48%) OO
12 14 (3.25%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (3.25%) Test Scripting
13 13 (3.02%) Project Management
13 13 (3.02%) DevOps
14 12 (2.78%) Network Management
14 12 (2.78%) Service Delivery
14 12 (2.78%) Risk Management
14 12 (2.78%) Integration Testing
15 11 (2.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 124 (28.77%) Perl
2 88 (20.42%) Shell Script
3 84 (19.49%) Java
4 81 (18.79%) SQL
5 41 (9.51%) Python
6 28 (6.50%) Korn
7 25 (5.80%) C++
8 23 (5.34%) C
9 21 (4.87%) PL/SQL
10 20 (4.64%) Bash Shell
11 16 (3.71%) Ruby
12 13 (3.02%) PowerShell
13 12 (2.78%) C#
14 11 (2.55%) JavaScript
15 10 (2.32%) PHP
16 6 (1.39%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.39%) Jython
17 4 (0.93%) C-shell
17 4 (0.93%) sed
17 4 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (8.35%) Degree
2 13 (3.02%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (1.62%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (1.62%) RHCE
5 5 (1.16%) CCNA
6 4 (0.93%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.70%) PMP
7 3 (0.70%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.70%) ISEB
7 3 (0.70%) CISSP
7 3 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.70%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.46%) RHCSA
8 2 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.46%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.23%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.23%) CCSA
9 1 (0.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) SLA
2 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 48 (11.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (10.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 34 (7.89%) Active Directory
4 25 (5.80%) NFS
5 18 (4.18%) KVM
6 17 (3.94%) Hyper-V
7 15 (3.48%) Xen
8 13 (3.02%) SRDF
8 13 (3.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 9 (2.09%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (1.39%) Squid
11 4 (0.93%) Samba
11 4 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.70%) RHEV
12 3 (0.70%) GPFS
12 3 (0.70%) Ceph
12 3 (0.70%) Firmware
12 3 (0.70%) vSphere
12 3 (0.70%) Gluster
12 3 (0.70%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 44 (10.21%) Puppet
2 25 (5.80%) NetBackup
3 19 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (3.48%) CA Wily
5 13 (3.02%) Red Hat Satellite
6 12 (2.78%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 12 (2.78%) CA Single Sign-On
7 11 (2.55%) Control-M
8 9 (2.09%) Netcool
8 9 (2.09%) Cisco Prime
9 8 (1.86%) Nagios
9 8 (1.86%) Tivoli
9 8 (1.86%) SCOM
10 7 (1.62%) EMC NetWorker
11 6 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
11 6 (1.39%) BladeLogic
12 5 (1.16%) SCCM
12 5 (1.16%) Data Guard
12 5 (1.16%) yum
12 5 (1.16%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 158 (36.66%) Oracle
2 135 (31.32%) Red Hat
3 87 (20.19%) VMware
4 69 (16.01%) Cisco
5 67 (15.55%) IBM
6 66 (15.31%) EMC
7 60 (13.92%) Veritas
8 56 (12.99%) NetApp
9 50 (11.60%) HP
10 38 (8.82%) Sun
11 32 (7.42%) Microsoft
12 29 (6.73%) TIBCO
13 26 (6.03%) F5
14 25 (5.80%) Sybase
15 20 (4.64%) CA
16 15 (3.48%) Bloomberg
17 14 (3.25%) Fidessa
18 13 (3.02%) CheckPoint
18 13 (3.02%) Intel
18 13 (3.02%) Brocade
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