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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 208 225 134
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -91
Contract jobs citing Solaris 249 216 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.03% 0.90% 1.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.82% 3.97% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 130 300
Average daily rate
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£414 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.05% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £335 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £389 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.03% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £62.50 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.67 £57.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-36.22% +55.40%
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
5169 5441 5723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.47% 22.69% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3517 3554 3747
Average daily rate £405 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 242 261
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £34.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 31 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Solaris Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 August 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 +12 83 £400 -15.78% 13
Croydon - 4 £450 - 1
Chiswick - 2 - -
Feltham - 1 £330 -
Hounslow - 1 £370 -
Docklands, London - 1 £550 -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 370 (79.57%) Linux
2 291 (62.58%) UNIX
3 198 (42.58%) Windows
4 178 (38.28%) Finance
5 170 (36.56%) Oracle
6 145 (31.18%) Banking
7 136 (29.25%) Perl
8 115 (24.73%) SQL
9 107 (23.01%) Red Hat
10 99 (21.29%) SAN
11 89 (19.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 85 (18.28%) VMware
13 84 (18.06%) Veritas
14 76 (16.34%) AIX
15 74 (15.91%) Investment Banking
16 72 (15.48%) IBM
17 69 (14.84%) Shell Script
18 68 (14.62%) Migration
19 66 (14.19%) EMC
20 64 (13.76%) Java
21 63 (13.55%) WebSphere
22 60 (12.90%) NAS
23 59 (12.69%) Middleware
24 58 (12.47%) Firewall
25 57 (12.26%) ITIL
25 57 (12.26%) Cisco
25 57 (12.26%) VMware Infrastructure
26 56 (12.04%) HP
27 55 (11.83%) C++
28 52 (11.18%) Data Centre

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 63 (13.55%) WebSphere
2 37 (7.96%) Apache
3 29 (6.24%) Tomcat
4 27 (5.81%) WebSphere Application Server
5 19 (4.09%) CICS
6 17 (3.66%) WebLogic
7 15 (3.23%) IIS
8 14 (3.01%) WebSphere Process Server
9 13 (2.80%) WebSphere Portal
10 10 (2.15%) MS Exchange
11 8 (1.72%) JBoss
11 8 (1.72%) Confluence
12 7 (1.51%) Oracle Coherence
13 6 (1.29%) Oracle Service Bus
13 6 (1.29%) OpenStack
13 6 (1.29%) SharePoint
13 6 (1.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 5 (1.08%) iPlanet
14 5 (1.08%) MQSeries
15 4 (0.86%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.58%) MS Visio
3 11 (2.37%) MS Office
4 10 (2.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.08%) RMDS
3 2 (0.43%) BusinessWare
3 2 (0.43%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.22%) Maximo
4 1 (0.22%) Summit
4 1 (0.22%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (0.65%) IaaS
4 2 (0.43%) PaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 99 (21.29%) SAN
2 60 (12.90%) NAS
3 58 (12.47%) Firewall
4 46 (9.89%) SSL
5 40 (8.60%) DNS
6 31 (6.67%) TCP/IP
7 30 (6.45%) LAN
8 29 (6.24%) LDAP
9 26 (5.59%) WAN
10 19 (4.09%) iSCSI
11 17 (3.66%) HTTP
12 15 (3.23%) Wireless
12 15 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (3.01%) FCoE
13 14 (3.01%) BIG-IP
13 14 (3.01%) VoIP
14 13 (2.80%) DHCP
14 13 (2.80%) Fibre Channel
15 12 (2.58%) Internet
16 11 (2.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 37 (7.96%) Oracle Database
3 31 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 26 (5.59%) DB2
5 25 (5.38%) RDBMS
6 17 (3.66%) Oracle Exadata
7 16 (3.44%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (3.23%) MySQL
9 8 (1.72%) Hadoop
9 8 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (1.51%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (1.29%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.29%) HBase
11 6 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.08%) Oracle ODI
12 5 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
14 3 (0.65%) Informix
Development Applications
1 22 (4.73%) Introscope
2 15 (3.23%) JIRA
3 13 (2.80%) Maven
4 12 (2.58%) Subversion
4 12 (2.58%) Git (software)
5 11 (2.37%) Eclipse
6 10 (2.15%) TeamCity
7 8 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (1.72%) Selenium
7 8 (1.72%) FishEye
7 8 (1.72%) Ant
7 8 (1.72%) JUnit
7 8 (1.72%) ClearCase
8 6 (1.29%) Hudson
9 5 (1.08%) Gradle
9 5 (1.08%) Artifactory
9 5 (1.08%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.08%) Toad
10 4 (0.86%) PVCS
10 4 (0.86%) CruiseControl
General
1 178 (38.28%) Finance
2 145 (31.18%) Banking
3 74 (15.91%) Investment Banking
4 18 (3.87%) Financial Institution
5 13 (2.80%) Front Office
6 8 (1.72%) Retail
7 6 (1.29%) Legal
7 6 (1.29%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.08%) Advertising
8 5 (1.08%) Marketing
9 3 (0.65%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.43%) Back Office
10 2 (0.43%) German Language
10 2 (0.43%) International Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 99 (21.29%) Administrator
2 67 (14.41%) Systems Administrator
3 55 (11.83%) Developer
4 48 (10.32%) UNIX Administrator
5 46 (9.89%) Architect
6 43 (9.25%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 31 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
7 31 (6.67%) DBA
8 29 (6.24%) C++ Developer
8 29 (6.24%) UNIX Engineer
9 23 (4.95%) Analyst
10 19 (4.09%) Project Manager
11 15 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (3.23%) WebSphere Specialist
12 14 (3.01%) Server Specialist
12 14 (3.01%) Oracle DBA
12 14 (3.01%) Systems Engineer
12 14 (3.01%) Applications Specialist
13 13 (2.80%) WebSphere Server Specialist
14 12 (2.58%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (12.69%) Middleware
2 25 (5.38%) STL
3 24 (5.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 22 (4.73%) Web Services
5 21 (4.52%) TIBCO EMS
6 19 (4.09%) WebSphere MQ
7 16 (3.44%) XML
8 14 (3.01%) HTML
8 14 (3.01%) J2EE
9 11 (2.37%) XSLT
9 11 (2.37%) LAMP
10 9 (1.94%) .NET
10 9 (1.94%) Oracle Fusion
11 8 (1.72%) Java EE
12 7 (1.51%) Rendezvous
13 6 (1.29%) JMS
13 6 (1.29%) FIX Protocol
14 5 (1.08%) Ultra Messaging
14 5 (1.08%) SOAP
15 4 (0.86%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.18%) Data Centre
2 33 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 30 (6.45%) Clustering
4 23 (4.95%) Replication
5 21 (4.52%) Management Information System
6 19 (4.09%) LPAR
7 14 (3.01%) PKI
8 13 (2.80%) SWIFT
9 11 (2.37%) CMDB
10 10 (2.15%) Mainframe
10 10 (2.15%) Equities
11 9 (1.94%) Enterprise Storage
12 6 (1.29%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.29%) Derivative
12 6 (1.29%) Tandem
13 5 (1.08%) PMI
13 5 (1.08%) EMC VMAX
14 4 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.86%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 370 (79.57%) Linux
2 291 (62.58%) UNIX
3 198 (42.58%) Windows
4 89 (19.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 76 (16.34%) AIX
6 32 (6.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (6.45%) zOS
7 30 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (6.02%) Oracle Linux
9 27 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (3.23%) SUSE
11 13 (2.80%) HPUX
12 10 (2.15%) CentOS
13 8 (1.72%) Ubuntu
14 7 (1.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 7 (1.51%) Data ONTAP
15 6 (1.29%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.86%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.86%) VMS
16 4 (0.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (14.62%) Migration
2 57 (12.26%) ITIL
3 45 (9.68%) Project Management
4 35 (7.53%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (6.24%) Risk Management
6 27 (5.81%) Configuration Management
6 27 (5.81%) Multithreading
7 26 (5.59%) SDLC
8 23 (4.95%) Service Management
8 23 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (4.73%) PRINCE2
9 22 (4.73%) Load Balancing
10 20 (4.30%) Change Management
10 20 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (4.09%) Low Latency
12 16 (3.44%) Performance Monitoring
12 16 (3.44%) Workflow
13 15 (3.23%) OO
13 15 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 136 (29.25%) Perl
2 115 (24.73%) SQL
3 69 (14.84%) Shell Script
4 64 (13.76%) Java
5 55 (11.83%) C++
6 40 (8.60%) Python
7 35 (7.53%) Bash Shell
8 30 (6.45%) PowerShell
8 30 (6.45%) Korn
8 30 (6.45%) C
9 24 (5.16%) JavaScript
10 19 (4.09%) Jython
11 16 (3.44%) Ruby
12 13 (2.80%) PHP
12 13 (2.80%) PL/SQL
13 10 (2.15%) VBScript
14 6 (1.29%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.29%) Bourne shell
15 5 (1.08%) C-shell
16 4 (0.86%) sed
Qualifications
1 28 (6.02%) Degree
2 27 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.37%) CISSP
5 8 (1.72%) PMI Certification
5 8 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.72%) CCNA
6 7 (1.51%) Oracle Certification
6 7 (1.51%) MCSE
6 7 (1.51%) VCAP
7 6 (1.29%) RHCE
7 6 (1.29%) ISEB
8 5 (1.08%) CISM
9 4 (0.86%) GCIA
9 4 (0.86%) GCIH
9 4 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.86%) MCP
9 4 (0.86%) CCNP
9 4 (0.86%) NCDA
10 3 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.23%) QA
2 8 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (1.51%) SLA
4 4 (0.86%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.22%) COSO
5 1 (0.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 57 (12.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (8.17%) NFS
3 30 (6.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 27 (5.81%) Active Directory
5 23 (4.95%) Oracle RAC
6 19 (4.09%) Hyper-V
7 18 (3.87%) KVM
8 17 (3.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 13 (2.80%) vSphere
9 13 (2.80%) ProxySG
10 12 (2.58%) VMware ESX
11 9 (1.94%) Xen
12 7 (1.51%) SRDF
13 6 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (1.08%) vCloud
15 4 (0.86%) Docker
16 3 (0.65%) RHEV
16 3 (0.65%) Samba
16 3 (0.65%) Terminal Services
17 2 (0.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 42 (9.03%) Puppet
2 33 (7.10%) BladeLogic
3 32 (6.88%) NetBackup
4 22 (4.73%) CA Wily
5 20 (4.30%) SCOM
5 20 (4.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 20 (4.30%) Oracle ZFS
6 15 (3.23%) Control-M
6 15 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (2.37%) Tivoli
8 10 (2.15%) CA Single Sign-On
8 10 (2.15%) yum
9 9 (1.94%) Data Guard
9 9 (1.94%) SnapVault
10 8 (1.72%) Nagios
11 7 (1.51%) Red Hat Satellite
12 6 (1.29%) Netcool
12 6 (1.29%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 6 (1.29%) EMC NetWorker
13 5 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 170 (36.56%) Oracle
2 107 (23.01%) Red Hat
3 85 (18.28%) VMware
4 84 (18.06%) Veritas
5 72 (15.48%) IBM
6 66 (14.19%) EMC
7 57 (12.26%) Cisco
8 56 (12.04%) HP
9 47 (10.11%) Microsoft
10 46 (9.89%) Sybase
10 46 (9.89%) CA
11 42 (9.03%) Sun
12 40 (8.60%) NetApp
13 35 (7.53%) Symantec
14 33 (7.10%) TIBCO
15 26 (5.59%) CheckPoint
16 17 (3.66%) BMC
17 16 (3.44%) Nortel
17 16 (3.44%) Blue Coat
18 14 (3.01%) Avaya
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