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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 284 216 203
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -13
Contract jobs citing Solaris 146 246 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.66% 1.04% 1.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.12% 4.92% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 179 150
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £319 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £550 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £48.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+35.84% -
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
4680 5000 5373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.11% 21.21% 22.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3299 3420 3562
Median daily rate £438 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £185 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £309
% change year-on-year
- +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 175 241
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.83 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +5 23 £415 -7.88% 10
Croydon -11 6 £375 -16.66%
Docklands, London +10 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £350 -
Bromley - 1 £450 -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 361 (86.57%) Linux
2 250 (59.95%) Unix
3 175 (41.97%) Finance
4 172 (41.25%) Oracle
5 159 (38.13%) Red Hat
6 152 (36.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 149 (35.73%) Windows
8 130 (31.18%) Banking
9 114 (27.34%) VMware
10 109 (26.14%) Veritas
11 108 (25.90%) AIX
11 108 (25.90%) Perl
12 101 (24.22%) SAN
13 97 (23.26%) SQL
14 82 (19.66%) VMware Infrastructure
15 81 (19.42%) IBM
16 75 (17.99%) HP
17 74 (17.75%) Shell Script
18 71 (17.03%) Migration
19 69 (16.55%) Puppet
20 67 (16.07%) SQL Server
21 66 (15.83%) Java
22 63 (15.11%) EMC
23 61 (14.63%) NAS
24 59 (14.15%) ITIL
25 55 (13.19%) Python
26 53 (12.71%) Cisco
27 50 (11.99%) Middleware
27 50 (11.99%) Active Directory
28 48 (11.51%) NetApp

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 42 (10.07%) WebSphere
2 36 (8.63%) Apache
3 33 (7.91%) Tomcat
4 29 (6.95%) WebLogic
5 27 (6.47%) IIS
6 15 (3.60%) JBoss
6 15 (3.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 11 (2.64%) iPlanet
7 11 (2.64%) Oracle Coherence
7 11 (2.64%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (2.40%) MS Exchange
9 8 (1.92%) SharePoint
10 7 (1.68%) IBM HTTP Server
10 7 (1.68%) MQSeries
11 6 (1.44%) WebSphere Portal
11 6 (1.44%) WebSphere Process Server
12 5 (1.20%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.96%) Oracle Service Bus
14 3 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.48%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 23 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.44%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.20%) MS Office
3 5 (1.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) BusinessWare
1 3 (0.72%) SAP R/3
2 2 (0.48%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.24%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.24%) PeopleSoft CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.24%) RMDS
3 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.64%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (1.20%) IaaS
4 5 (1.20%) PaaS
5 4 (0.96%) SaaS
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.24%) Joyent
6 1 (0.24%) Office 365
6 1 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 101 (24.22%) SAN
2 61 (14.63%) NAS
3 46 (11.03%) Firewall
4 44 (10.55%) DNS
5 33 (7.91%) LAN
5 33 (7.91%) WAN
6 29 (6.95%) LDAP
7 26 (6.24%) Fibre Channel
7 26 (6.24%) HTTP
8 23 (5.52%) Multicast
9 22 (5.28%) iSCSI
10 21 (5.04%) FCoE
11 19 (4.56%) TCP/IP
12 14 (3.36%) DHCP
12 14 (3.36%) Wireless
13 12 (2.88%) VPN
14 8 (1.92%) BIG-IP
14 8 (1.92%) DMZ
14 8 (1.92%) VoIP
15 7 (1.68%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 37 (8.87%) Oracle Database
3 25 (6.00%) MySQL
4 21 (5.04%) Hadoop
5 18 (4.32%) DB2
5 18 (4.32%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (3.12%) HBase
7 12 (2.88%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (2.40%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (2.16%) Big Data
9 9 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.92%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.92%) Sybase ASE
11 7 (1.68%) Oracle Database 12c
11 7 (1.68%) Oracle Exadata
12 6 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.20%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 29 (6.95%) Git (software)
2 18 (4.32%) Subversion
3 15 (3.60%) Jenkins
4 12 (2.88%) Maven
5 11 (2.64%) JIRA
5 11 (2.64%) SoapUI
6 10 (2.40%) Ant
7 8 (1.92%) JMeter
7 8 (1.92%) JUnit
8 7 (1.68%) Gerrit
8 7 (1.68%) Selenium
8 7 (1.68%) SonarQube
8 7 (1.68%) Toad
9 5 (1.20%) Gradle
10 3 (0.72%) ClearCase
10 3 (0.72%) ClearQuest
10 3 (0.72%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.72%) Hudson
11 2 (0.48%) JBuilder
11 2 (0.48%) LoadRunner
General
1 175 (41.97%) Finance
2 130 (31.18%) Banking
3 24 (5.76%) Investment Banking
4 12 (2.88%) Front Office
5 11 (2.64%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.16%) Games
7 8 (1.92%) Back Office
7 8 (1.92%) Law
8 7 (1.68%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.20%) Billing
10 4 (0.96%) International Banking
11 3 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.72%) Retail
11 3 (0.72%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.48%) Advertising
13 1 (0.24%) German Language
13 1 (0.24%) Legal
13 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 104 (24.94%) Administrator
2 67 (16.07%) Systems Administrator
3 64 (15.35%) Consultant
4 56 (13.43%) Unix Administrator
5 53 (12.71%) Architect
6 48 (11.51%) Linux Engineer
7 45 (10.79%) Linux Administrator
8 44 (10.55%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 38 (9.11%) Developer
10 35 (8.39%) Solaris Consultant
11 34 (8.15%) Infrastructure Architect
12 31 (7.43%) Unix Engineer
13 30 (7.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 28 (6.71%) Solutions Architect
15 25 (6.00%) Solaris Administrator
16 24 (5.76%) Unix Consultant
17 21 (5.04%) Linux Consultant
17 21 (5.04%) Systems Engineer
18 20 (4.80%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
19 19 (4.56%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (11.99%) Middleware
2 26 (6.24%) HTML
2 26 (6.24%) XML
3 23 (5.52%) Web Services
4 19 (4.56%) WebSphere MQ
5 18 (4.32%) XSLT
6 16 (3.84%) SOAP
7 14 (3.36%) JMS
8 13 (3.12%) REST
9 12 (2.88%) LAMP
9 12 (2.88%) Rendezvous
10 11 (2.64%) CSS
11 9 (2.16%) IBM Integration Bus
12 8 (1.92%) J2EE
13 7 (1.68%) SailPoint
13 7 (1.68%) XHTML
14 6 (1.44%) FIX Protocol
14 6 (1.44%) FpML
15 5 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
15 5 (1.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.35%) Data Centre
2 23 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.52%) Clustering
3 17 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (2.88%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.40%) Derivative
6 10 (2.40%) Replication
6 10 (2.40%) SWIFT
7 9 (2.16%) Equities
7 9 (2.16%) Fixed Income
8 8 (1.92%) PKI
8 8 (1.92%) PlayStation
9 7 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.68%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.44%) DataPower
11 5 (1.20%) Interactive TV
12 4 (0.96%) CMDB
12 4 (0.96%) HACMP
12 4 (0.96%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 361 (86.57%) Linux
2 250 (59.95%) Unix
3 152 (36.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 149 (35.73%) Windows
5 108 (25.90%) AIX
6 48 (11.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 40 (9.59%) Windows Server
8 20 (4.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (3.60%) SUSE
10 11 (2.64%) CentOS
11 10 (2.40%) Oracle Linux
11 10 (2.40%) zOS
12 9 (2.16%) HPUX
12 9 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (1.44%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.96%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.96%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.48%) Debian
16 2 (0.48%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (17.03%) Migration
2 59 (14.15%) ITIL
3 42 (10.07%) Performance Tuning
4 39 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (7.91%) Configuration Management
6 31 (7.43%) Low Latency
7 26 (6.24%) Project Management
8 24 (5.76%) Change Management
9 22 (5.28%) DevOps
10 21 (5.04%) High Availability
11 17 (4.08%) Benchmarking
11 17 (4.08%) Problem Management
12 16 (3.84%) Service Management
13 15 (3.60%) Load Balancing
13 15 (3.60%) Scrum
14 14 (3.36%) Performance Monitoring
14 14 (3.36%) SDLC
14 14 (3.36%) Service Delivery
15 13 (3.12%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (3.12%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (25.90%) Perl
2 97 (23.26%) SQL
3 74 (17.75%) Shell Script
4 66 (15.83%) Java
5 55 (13.19%) Python
6 47 (11.27%) C
7 28 (6.71%) JavaScript
8 27 (6.47%) Bash Shell
9 23 (5.52%) C++
9 23 (5.52%) Ruby
10 22 (5.28%) PL/SQL
11 10 (2.40%) C#
12 9 (2.16%) Korn
12 9 (2.16%) PowerShell
13 8 (1.92%) SystemTap
14 7 (1.68%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.96%) Groovy
15 4 (0.96%) PHP
16 3 (0.72%) VB
17 2 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (6.00%) Degree
2 11 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.44%) CCNA
5 5 (1.20%) CCNP
5 5 (1.20%) CISM
5 5 (1.20%) CISSP
5 5 (1.20%) MCSE
5 5 (1.20%) RHCE
6 4 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.96%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.96%) PMP
6 4 (0.96%) RHCT
7 3 (0.72%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 3 (0.72%) CCSP
7 3 (0.72%) RHCA
7 3 (0.72%) VCAP
7 3 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.64%) SLA
2 8 (1.92%) QA
3 3 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.24%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.24%) MiFID
System Software
1 82 (19.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (11.99%) Active Directory
3 41 (9.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 39 (9.35%) NFS
5 38 (9.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 30 (7.19%) KVM
7 29 (6.95%) Oracle RAC
7 29 (6.95%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (5.04%) SRDF
9 20 (4.80%) Hyper-V
9 20 (4.80%) Xen
10 18 (4.32%) vSphere
11 17 (4.08%) VMware ESX
12 12 (2.88%) Virtual Servers
13 9 (2.16%) Veritas File System
14 5 (1.20%) Oracle Clusterware
15 4 (0.96%) Squid
15 4 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
16 3 (0.72%) ClearTrust
16 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 69 (16.55%) Puppet
2 30 (7.19%) NetBackup
3 18 (4.32%) Ansible
3 18 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (4.08%) Red Hat Satellite
5 15 (3.60%) BladeLogic
6 14 (3.36%) Oracle ZFS
7 12 (2.88%) Oracle Identity Management
8 11 (2.64%) Control-M
8 11 (2.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 11 (2.64%) Oracle RMAN
9 9 (2.16%) Xymon
10 8 (1.92%) SCOM
10 8 (1.92%) Tivoli
11 7 (1.68%) Nagios
11 7 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (1.44%) Netcool
12 6 (1.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 5 (1.20%) Netcool/OMNIbus
13 5 (1.20%) Netcool/Webtop
Vendors
1 172 (41.25%) Oracle
2 159 (38.13%) Red Hat
3 114 (27.34%) VMware
4 109 (26.14%) Veritas
5 81 (19.42%) IBM
6 75 (17.99%) HP
7 63 (15.11%) EMC
8 53 (12.71%) Cisco
9 48 (11.51%) NetApp
10 43 (10.31%) Microsoft
11 41 (9.83%) Sun
12 34 (8.15%) Sybase
13 27 (6.47%) Dell
14 22 (5.28%) Citrix
15 20 (4.80%) Intel
16 18 (4.32%) Symantec
17 15 (3.60%) SAP
18 13 (3.12%) DataSynapse
18 13 (3.12%) TIBCO
19 11 (2.64%) BEA
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