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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 296 219 234
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +15
Contract jobs citing Solaris 144 242 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.63% 1.05% 0.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.04% 4.86% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 181 141
Median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.71%
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
4738 4981 5577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.66% 21.59% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3263 3410 3745
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 152 244
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.95 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.65% +9.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £34.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -39 21 £469 +17.18% 5
Croydon -10 7 £375 -16.66%
Docklands, London +11 1 £350 -36.36%
Southwark - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £450 -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 308 (85.79%) Linux
2 212 (59.05%) Unix
3 166 (46.24%) Oracle
4 159 (44.29%) Finance
5 134 (37.33%) Windows
6 131 (36.49%) Red Hat
7 121 (33.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 118 (32.87%) Banking
9 110 (30.64%) VMware
10 96 (26.74%) Perl
11 95 (26.46%) SAN
12 90 (25.07%) SQL
13 87 (24.23%) Veritas
14 84 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
15 81 (22.56%) AIX
16 79 (22.01%) HP
17 76 (21.17%) IBM
18 65 (18.11%) EMC
19 64 (17.83%) SQL Server
20 63 (17.55%) Java
21 62 (17.27%) Shell Script
22 59 (16.43%) Middleware
23 57 (15.88%) ITIL
24 53 (14.76%) NAS
25 52 (14.48%) Puppet
25 52 (14.48%) Sun
26 51 (14.21%) Cisco
27 46 (12.81%) Migration
28 44 (12.26%) Active Directory
28 44 (12.26%) Veritas Volume Manager

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 39 (10.86%) WebSphere
2 36 (10.03%) Apache
3 31 (8.64%) Tomcat
4 29 (8.08%) WebLogic
5 23 (6.41%) IIS
6 13 (3.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 12 (3.34%) JBoss
8 9 (2.51%) iPlanet
8 9 (2.51%) SharePoint
9 8 (2.23%) Oracle Coherence
9 8 (2.23%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (1.95%) MS Exchange
11 6 (1.67%) GlassFish
11 6 (1.67%) IBM HTTP Server
12 5 (1.39%) WebSphere Portal
12 5 (1.39%) WebSphere Process Server
13 4 (1.11%) Confluence
13 4 (1.11%) Oracle Service Bus
14 3 (0.84%) WebLogic Portal
15 2 (0.56%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.39%) MS Office
3 3 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.28%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (0.28%) Maximo
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (0.28%) PeopleSoft CRM
2 1 (0.28%) RMDS
2 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.52%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.67%) SaaS
4 5 (1.39%) IaaS
4 5 (1.39%) PaaS
5 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.56%) GitHub
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.28%) Joyent
7 1 (0.28%) Office 365
7 1 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 95 (26.46%) SAN
2 53 (14.76%) NAS
3 37 (10.31%) Firewall
4 36 (10.03%) DNS
5 29 (8.08%) LAN
5 29 (8.08%) WAN
6 28 (7.80%) HTTP
7 27 (7.52%) LDAP
8 21 (5.85%) Fibre Channel
9 20 (5.57%) iSCSI
10 18 (5.01%) FCoE
11 17 (4.74%) TCP/IP
12 16 (4.46%) Multicast
13 11 (3.06%) DHCP
14 10 (2.79%) Internet
14 10 (2.79%) Wireless
15 9 (2.51%) VPN
16 7 (1.95%) BIG-IP
17 6 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
17 6 (1.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (17.83%) SQL Server
2 37 (10.31%) Oracle Database
3 30 (8.36%) MySQL
4 20 (5.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 17 (4.74%) Hadoop
6 13 (3.62%) DB2
7 12 (3.34%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (3.34%) Relational Database
8 11 (3.06%) Big Data
8 11 (3.06%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (2.79%) HBase
9 10 (2.79%) RDBMS
10 9 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.67%) OLTP
11 6 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
12 5 (1.39%) MariaDB
12 5 (1.39%) Oracle Exadata
13 4 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (5.29%) Git (software)
2 15 (4.18%) Jenkins
3 14 (3.90%) JIRA
4 13 (3.62%) Subversion
5 12 (3.34%) SoapUI
6 11 (3.06%) Maven
7 10 (2.79%) Toad
8 9 (2.51%) Ant
9 8 (2.23%) Gerrit
9 8 (2.23%) JMeter
9 8 (2.23%) JUnit
9 8 (2.23%) Selenium
9 8 (2.23%) SonarQube
10 3 (0.84%) Gradle
11 2 (0.56%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.56%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.56%) Hudson
11 2 (0.56%) JBuilder
11 2 (0.56%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 159 (44.29%) Finance
2 118 (32.87%) Banking
3 24 (6.69%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.23%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.95%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.95%) Front Office
6 5 (1.39%) Billing
7 4 (1.11%) International Banking
7 4 (1.11%) Law
8 3 (0.84%) Back Office
8 3 (0.84%) Games
8 3 (0.84%) Retail
8 3 (0.84%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.56%) Advertising
9 2 (0.56%) Marketing
10 1 (0.28%) Automotive
10 1 (0.28%) German Language
10 1 (0.28%) Legal
10 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 117 (32.59%) Administrator
2 81 (22.56%) Systems Administrator
3 63 (17.55%) Unix Administrator
4 55 (15.32%) Architect
5 50 (13.93%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 47 (13.09%) Linux Administrator
7 41 (11.42%) Consultant
8 35 (9.75%) Infrastructure Architect
9 32 (8.91%) Linux Engineer
9 32 (8.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 29 (8.08%) Solutions Architect
11 27 (7.52%) Unix Engineer
12 24 (6.69%) Developer
13 23 (6.41%) Solaris Administrator
14 21 (5.85%) Solaris Consultant
15 19 (5.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
15 19 (5.29%) Solaris Systems Administrator
16 16 (4.46%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
17 15 (4.18%) Systems Engineer
18 14 (3.90%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (16.43%) Middleware
2 27 (7.52%) Web Services
3 21 (5.85%) XML
4 20 (5.57%) HTML
5 18 (5.01%) WebSphere MQ
6 16 (4.46%) LAMP
6 16 (4.46%) XSLT
7 14 (3.90%) REST
8 13 (3.62%) SOAP
9 11 (3.06%) CSS
10 10 (2.79%) JMS
11 9 (2.51%) IBM Integration Bus
11 9 (2.51%) Rendezvous
12 8 (2.23%) SailPoint
12 8 (2.23%) XHTML
13 7 (1.95%) J2EE
14 6 (1.67%) FpML
15 5 (1.39%) SAML
16 4 (1.11%) EJB
16 4 (1.11%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.08%) Data Centre
2 26 (7.24%) Clustering
3 20 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (5.29%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (3.06%) PKI
6 9 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.23%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.23%) SWIFT
8 7 (1.95%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.67%) Replication
10 5 (1.39%) DataPower
10 5 (1.39%) Derivative
10 5 (1.39%) Online Banking
11 4 (1.11%) CMDB
11 4 (1.11%) Credit Risk
11 4 (1.11%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.11%) Fintech
11 4 (1.11%) HACMP
11 4 (1.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 308 (85.79%) Linux
2 212 (59.05%) Unix
3 134 (37.33%) Windows
4 121 (33.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 81 (22.56%) AIX
6 39 (10.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 35 (9.75%) Windows Server
8 31 (8.64%) SUSE
9 26 (7.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (3.06%) Oracle Linux
10 11 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (2.79%) HPUX
11 10 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (1.95%) CentOS
12 7 (1.95%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.67%) zOS
14 3 (0.84%) Debian
14 3 (0.84%) VMS
14 3 (0.84%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.56%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (15.88%) ITIL
2 46 (12.81%) Migration
3 36 (10.03%) Performance Tuning
4 32 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (8.64%) Configuration Management
5 31 (8.64%) Low Latency
6 26 (7.24%) Project Management
7 24 (6.69%) High Availability
8 23 (6.41%) Change Management
9 17 (4.74%) Benchmarking
10 16 (4.46%) Service Management
11 14 (3.90%) Build Automation
11 14 (3.90%) DevOps
11 14 (3.90%) Functional Testing
11 14 (3.90%) ITSM
11 14 (3.90%) Problem Management
12 13 (3.62%) Algorithmic Trading
12 13 (3.62%) High-Frequency Trading
13 12 (3.34%) Capacity Planning
13 12 (3.34%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 96 (26.74%) Perl
2 90 (25.07%) SQL
3 63 (17.55%) Java
4 62 (17.27%) Shell Script
5 41 (11.42%) Python
6 24 (6.69%) JavaScript
6 24 (6.69%) Ruby
7 23 (6.41%) C
8 22 (6.13%) Bash Shell
9 19 (5.29%) PL/SQL
10 12 (3.34%) C++
11 10 (2.79%) C#
11 10 (2.79%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.51%) Korn
13 7 (1.95%) SystemTap
14 5 (1.39%) VB
15 4 (1.11%) Groovy
15 4 (1.11%) PHP
16 2 (0.56%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (4.46%) Degree
2 8 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.67%) CCNA
4 6 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.67%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.39%) CCNP
5 5 (1.39%) MCSE
5 5 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (1.11%) RHCE
6 4 (1.11%) RHCT
7 3 (0.84%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.84%) PMP
7 3 (0.84%) VCAP
7 3 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.56%) CISA
8 2 (0.56%) CISM
8 2 (0.56%) CISSP
8 2 (0.56%) RHCSA
8 2 (0.56%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.95%) SLA
2 5 (1.39%) QA
3 4 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.84%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.56%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.28%) MiFID
System Software
1 84 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (12.26%) Active Directory
2 44 (12.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 43 (11.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 37 (10.31%) NFS
5 31 (8.64%) Oracle RAC
6 29 (8.08%) KVM
7 21 (5.85%) Hyper-V
8 20 (5.57%) Xen
9 17 (4.74%) SRDF
9 17 (4.74%) vSphere
10 16 (4.46%) VMware ESX
11 13 (3.62%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (1.95%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (1.67%) Squid
14 5 (1.39%) Oracle Clusterware
15 4 (1.11%) Samba
16 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (0.84%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 52 (14.48%) Puppet
2 35 (9.75%) NetBackup
3 16 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (4.46%) Oracle ZFS
4 14 (3.90%) Ansible
4 14 (3.90%) Red Hat Satellite
5 11 (3.06%) OpenView
6 9 (2.51%) Oracle Identity Management
6 9 (2.51%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (2.23%) BladeLogic
8 6 (1.67%) Nagios
9 5 (1.39%) Control-M
9 5 (1.39%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (1.39%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 5 (1.39%) Xymon
10 4 (1.11%) Data Guard
10 4 (1.11%) ITRS Geneos
10 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 166 (46.24%) Oracle
2 131 (36.49%) Red Hat
3 110 (30.64%) VMware
4 87 (24.23%) Veritas
5 79 (22.01%) HP
6 76 (21.17%) IBM
7 65 (18.11%) EMC
8 52 (14.48%) Sun
9 51 (14.21%) Cisco
10 37 (10.31%) NetApp
11 33 (9.19%) Microsoft
12 26 (7.24%) Sybase
13 24 (6.69%) Citrix
14 23 (6.41%) Dell
15 18 (5.01%) Intel
16 13 (3.62%) Symantec
17 12 (3.34%) TIBCO
18 11 (3.06%) 3PAR
18 11 (3.06%) SAP
19 10 (2.79%) F5
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago