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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
England / London
Rank 288 257 203
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -54
Contract jobs citing Solaris 109 165 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.57% 0.77% 1.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.81% 3.87% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 120 173
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 £340 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.75 £39.75
% change year-on-year
- +10.06%

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
3874 4260 4871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.28% 19.86% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2745 2923 3357
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £210 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 138 148
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -4.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.78 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 13 £588 +38.23% 4
Canary Wharf +1 4 £550 +10.00%
Docklands, London 0 3 £488 -7.14%
Croydon - 1 - -
Southwark - 1 £425 -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 206 (85.83%) Linux
2 165 (68.75%) Unix
3 101 (42.08%) Finance
4 86 (35.83%) Red Hat
5 81 (33.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 75 (31.25%) Banking
6 75 (31.25%) Oracle
7 70 (29.17%) Windows
8 69 (28.75%) Perl
8 69 (28.75%) SQL
9 61 (25.42%) SAN
10 54 (22.50%) VMware
11 50 (20.83%) Shell Script
12 49 (20.42%) IBM
13 46 (19.17%) Veritas
13 46 (19.17%) Java
14 45 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
15 43 (17.92%) Python
16 42 (17.50%) HP
16 42 (17.50%) Bash Shell
17 41 (17.08%) NFS
18 40 (16.67%) Sun
18 40 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
19 38 (15.83%) Middleware
20 37 (15.42%) DNS
21 36 (15.00%) Investment Banking
22 34 (14.17%) LDAP
23 33 (13.75%) EMC
23 33 (13.75%) WebSphere
24 32 (13.33%) C++

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 33 (13.75%) WebSphere
2 30 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 29 (12.08%) Apache
4 16 (6.67%) IIS
5 9 (3.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 9 (3.75%) WebLogic
6 8 (3.33%) DataSynapse
6 8 (3.33%) Oracle Coherence
7 7 (2.92%) CMS
7 7 (2.92%) MQSeries
8 6 (2.50%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (2.08%) JBoss
10 4 (1.67%) Confluence
11 2 (0.83%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.83%) iPlanet
11 2 (0.83%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.83%) SAS
11 2 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.83%) WebSphere Portal
11 2 (0.83%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 9 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.25%) RMDS
1 3 (1.25%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.42%) Maximo
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 29 (12.08%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.50%) SaaS
4 4 (1.67%) IaaS
5 3 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.25%) GitHub
6 2 (0.83%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.83%) PaaS
7 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 61 (25.42%) SAN
2 37 (15.42%) DNS
3 34 (14.17%) LDAP
4 29 (12.08%) TCP/IP
5 26 (10.83%) NAS
6 20 (8.33%) LAN
6 20 (8.33%) WAN
7 19 (7.92%) Multicast
8 16 (6.67%) DHCP
9 14 (5.83%) Firewall
9 14 (5.83%) HTTP
10 13 (5.42%) Fibre Channel
10 13 (5.42%) iSCSI
11 11 (4.58%) FCoE
12 9 (3.75%) Kerberos
13 8 (3.33%) Internet
14 7 (2.92%) SSH
15 6 (2.50%) BIG-IP
15 6 (2.50%) VoIP
16 5 (2.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.92%) MySQL
3 14 (5.83%) Oracle Database
4 13 (5.42%) Big Data
4 13 (5.42%) Hadoop
4 13 (5.42%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.33%) HBase
6 5 (2.08%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.25%) Informix
8 3 (1.25%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.83%) KDB
9 2 (0.83%) OLTP
9 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (5.42%) Git (software)
2 12 (5.00%) Subversion
3 9 (3.75%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.50%) Eclipse
4 6 (2.50%) JUnit
4 6 (2.50%) Mockito
5 5 (2.08%) JIRA
6 3 (1.25%) ClearCase
6 3 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.83%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.83%) ERwin
7 2 (0.83%) GDB
7 2 (0.83%) Log4Net
7 2 (0.83%) NUnit
7 2 (0.83%) Toad
8 1 (0.42%) Ant
8 1 (0.42%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.42%) Maven
8 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
General
1 101 (42.08%) Finance
2 75 (31.25%) Banking
3 36 (15.00%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.33%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.92%) Front Office
6 3 (1.25%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.83%) Retail
8 1 (0.42%) Advertising
8 1 (0.42%) Back Office
8 1 (0.42%) French Language
8 1 (0.42%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.42%) Marketing
8 1 (0.42%) Military
8 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 62 (25.83%) Administrator
2 49 (20.42%) Systems Administrator
3 43 (17.92%) Developer
4 38 (15.83%) Unix Administrator
5 37 (15.42%) Unix Engineer
5 37 (15.42%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 26 (10.83%) Architect
7 25 (10.42%) Linux Engineer
8 23 (9.58%) Infrastructure Architect
9 21 (8.75%) Linux Administrator
10 19 (7.92%) C++ Developer
11 18 (7.50%) Solaris Engineer
12 17 (7.08%) Unix Linux Engineer
13 16 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 11 (4.58%) Consultant
15 10 (4.17%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
16 8 (3.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
16 8 (3.33%) Senior Developer
16 8 (3.33%) WebSphere Developer
17 7 (2.92%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (15.83%) Middleware
2 23 (9.58%) XML
3 18 (7.50%) XSLT
4 15 (6.25%) Web Services
5 14 (5.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 14 (5.83%) STL
5 14 (5.83%) WebSphere MQ
6 13 (5.42%) SOAP
7 11 (4.58%) HTML
8 9 (3.75%) IBM Integration Bus
8 9 (3.75%) JSON
8 9 (3.75%) REST
8 9 (3.75%) Spring
9 8 (3.33%) JDBC
9 8 (3.33%) Rendezvous
9 8 (3.33%) Spring Security
9 8 (3.33%) XSD
10 7 (2.92%) ActiveMQ
10 7 (2.92%) Hibernate
10 7 (2.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.75%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.25%) Clustering
3 12 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (2.92%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.50%) CMDB
6 6 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.08%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.08%) Derivative
8 4 (1.67%) Online Banking
8 4 (1.67%) Symmetrix
9 3 (1.25%) Fintech
9 3 (1.25%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.25%) IVR
9 3 (1.25%) Replication
9 3 (1.25%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.83%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.83%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 206 (85.83%) Linux
2 165 (68.75%) Unix
3 81 (33.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 70 (29.17%) Windows
5 27 (11.25%) AIX
6 16 (6.67%) HPUX
6 16 (6.67%) SUSE
6 16 (6.67%) Windows Server
7 14 (5.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 8 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (2.08%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.25%) VMS
10 3 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.83%) CentOS
11 2 (0.83%) Debian
11 2 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.83%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.83%) zOS
12 1 (0.42%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (12.92%) Migration
3 27 (11.25%) Low Latency
4 25 (10.42%) E-Commerce
5 22 (9.17%) Change Management
6 21 (8.75%) Electronic Trading
7 19 (7.92%) Configuration Management
7 19 (7.92%) Multithreading
8 18 (7.50%) ITIL
9 17 (7.08%) Algorithmic Trading
10 15 (6.25%) High Availability
10 15 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (5.83%) DevOps
12 13 (5.42%) Project Management
13 11 (4.58%) Benchmarking
14 10 (4.17%) TDD
15 9 (3.75%) Performance Monitoring
16 8 (3.33%) Coaching
16 8 (3.33%) Mentoring
16 8 (3.33%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 69 (28.75%) Perl
1 69 (28.75%) SQL
2 50 (20.83%) Shell Script
3 46 (19.17%) Java
4 43 (17.92%) Python
5 42 (17.50%) Bash Shell
6 32 (13.33%) C++
7 15 (6.25%) Korn
8 13 (5.42%) C
8 13 (5.42%) JavaScript
9 8 (3.33%) Bourne shell
9 8 (3.33%) C-shell
9 8 (3.33%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.92%) C#
11 6 (2.50%) Ruby
12 5 (2.08%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.67%) Go
13 4 (1.67%) PHP
13 4 (1.67%) SystemTap
14 3 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (4.17%) Degree
2 9 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.92%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.83%) RHCE
4 2 (0.83%) RHCT
5 1 (0.42%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.42%) MCSE
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.67%) Data Quality
1 4 (1.67%) MiFID
2 2 (0.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 41 (17.08%) NFS
2 40 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 26 (10.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 22 (9.17%) Active Directory
6 20 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
7 16 (6.67%) SRDF
8 14 (5.83%) KVM
9 11 (4.58%) Hyper-V
10 9 (3.75%) Xen
11 5 (2.08%) Samba
11 5 (2.08%) VMware ESX
12 4 (1.67%) Docker
12 4 (1.67%) Squid
12 4 (1.67%) vSphere
12 4 (1.67%) XenApp
12 4 (1.67%) XenDesktop
13 3 (1.25%) Veritas File System
13 3 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (9.17%) Puppet
2 13 (5.42%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (5.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 11 (4.58%) NetBackup
5 9 (3.75%) Ansible
5 9 (3.75%) BladeLogic
6 8 (3.33%) Oracle ZFS
7 7 (2.92%) Control-M
8 6 (2.50%) Nagios
8 6 (2.50%) OpenView
8 6 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (2.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 4 (1.67%) SCCM
10 3 (1.25%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (1.25%) MIMEsweeper
10 3 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (1.25%) Oracle Identity Management
10 3 (1.25%) PowerBroker
10 3 (1.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 86 (35.83%) Red Hat
2 75 (31.25%) Oracle
3 54 (22.50%) VMware
4 49 (20.42%) IBM
5 46 (19.17%) Veritas
6 42 (17.50%) HP
7 40 (16.67%) Sun
8 33 (13.75%) EMC
9 31 (12.92%) Cisco
10 27 (11.25%) Sybase
11 20 (8.33%) NetApp
12 19 (7.92%) TIBCO
13 17 (7.08%) Splunk
14 16 (6.67%) Citrix
15 13 (5.42%) Reuters
16 11 (4.58%) Murex
17 10 (4.17%) Bloomberg
17 10 (4.17%) Intel
18 7 (2.92%) Remedy
18 7 (2.92%) Symantec
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