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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
England / London
Rank 266 241 210
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -31
Contract jobs citing Solaris 139 162 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.72% 0.79% 1.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.41% 3.86% 4.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 112 155
Median daily rate £473 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £350 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £414 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.32% +6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +25.51%

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
4074 4199 4797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.03% 20.46% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2869 2838 3331
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 142 165
Median hourly rate £20.23 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.44% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £31.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -19 17 £488 +2.68% 5
Docklands, London - 3 £488 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £613 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 £490 -
Southwark - 1 £425 -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 237 (86.81%) Linux
2 189 (69.23%) Unix
3 118 (43.22%) Finance
4 101 (37.00%) Red Hat
4 101 (37.00%) Oracle
5 90 (32.97%) Windows
6 89 (32.60%) Banking
6 89 (32.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 77 (28.21%) SAN
8 74 (27.11%) VMware
8 74 (27.11%) SQL
9 64 (23.44%) Perl
10 63 (23.08%) HP
11 60 (21.98%) Veritas
12 58 (21.25%) IBM
13 56 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
14 52 (19.05%) Shell Script
15 50 (18.32%) Sun
16 49 (17.95%) EMC
17 45 (16.48%) Java
17 45 (16.48%) Middleware
18 44 (16.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 43 (15.75%) Cisco
20 42 (15.38%) NFS
21 39 (14.29%) AIX
21 39 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
22 37 (13.55%) Investment Banking
23 36 (13.19%) Python
23 36 (13.19%) NAS
23 36 (13.19%) 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 29 (10.62%) Tomcat
2 28 (10.26%) Apache
3 27 (9.89%) WebSphere
4 17 (6.23%) WebLogic
5 16 (5.86%) IIS
6 10 (3.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 8 (2.93%) Oracle Coherence
8 6 (2.20%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (2.20%) CMS
8 6 (2.20%) JBoss
8 6 (2.20%) MQSeries
9 4 (1.47%) iPlanet
10 3 (1.10%) Confluence
11 2 (0.73%) Documentum
11 2 (0.73%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.73%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.73%) Oracle 10gAS
11 2 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.73%) SAS
11 2 (0.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.10%) RMDS
1 3 (1.10%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.37%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 35 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.03%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.20%) SaaS
4 5 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.10%) GitHub
6 2 (0.73%) PaaS
7 1 (0.37%) IaaS
7 1 (0.37%) Office 365
7 1 (0.37%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 77 (28.21%) SAN
2 36 (13.19%) NAS
3 35 (12.82%) DNS
3 35 (12.82%) LDAP
4 25 (9.16%) TCP/IP
5 22 (8.06%) Firewall
5 22 (8.06%) LAN
5 22 (8.06%) WAN
6 17 (6.23%) HTTP
6 17 (6.23%) Multicast
7 15 (5.49%) DHCP
8 14 (5.13%) Fibre Channel
9 13 (4.76%) iSCSI
10 11 (4.03%) BIG-IP
10 11 (4.03%) FCoE
10 11 (4.03%) Internet
11 9 (3.30%) Kerberos
12 8 (2.93%) SSH
13 6 (2.20%) SSL
13 6 (2.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.09%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.16%) Oracle Database
3 23 (8.42%) MySQL
4 14 (5.13%) Relational Database
5 13 (4.76%) Hadoop
6 12 (4.40%) Big Data
7 10 (3.66%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (3.30%) HBase
9 7 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (2.20%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.83%) Oracle Exadata
12 4 (1.47%) OLTP
12 4 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.73%) Oracle8/8i Database
14 2 (0.73%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 9 (3.30%) Git (software)
1 9 (3.30%) Subversion
2 6 (2.20%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.20%) JIRA
2 6 (2.20%) JUnit
3 5 (1.83%) Eclipse
3 5 (1.83%) Mockito
4 3 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (1.10%) Toad
5 2 (0.73%) Ant
5 2 (0.73%) Maven
5 2 (0.73%) SonarQube
5 2 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.37%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.37%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.37%) GDB
6 1 (0.37%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.37%) JMeter
6 1 (0.37%) Selenium
6 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
General
1 118 (43.22%) Finance
2 89 (32.60%) Banking
3 37 (13.55%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.93%) Financial Institution
4 8 (2.93%) Front Office
5 3 (1.10%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (0.73%) Marketing
6 2 (0.73%) Retail
7 1 (0.37%) Advertising
7 1 (0.37%) Automotive
7 1 (0.37%) Back Office
7 1 (0.37%) French Language
7 1 (0.37%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Military
7 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 94 (34.43%) Administrator
2 76 (27.84%) Systems Administrator
3 56 (20.51%) Unix Administrator
4 54 (19.78%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 37 (13.55%) Architect
6 36 (13.19%) Developer
7 31 (11.36%) Unix Engineer
8 29 (10.62%) Infrastructure Architect
8 29 (10.62%) Linux Administrator
9 24 (8.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 22 (8.06%) Linux Engineer
11 18 (6.59%) Solaris Engineer
12 17 (6.23%) C++ Developer
13 13 (4.76%) Consultant
13 13 (4.76%) Unix Linux Engineer
14 12 (4.40%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
15 9 (3.30%) Solaris Administrator
15 9 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
16 8 (2.93%) Applications Support
16 8 (2.93%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (16.48%) Middleware
2 19 (6.96%) XML
3 17 (6.23%) Web Services
4 16 (5.86%) XSLT
5 14 (5.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 14 (5.13%) STL
6 11 (4.03%) HTML
7 9 (3.30%) LAMP
8 8 (2.93%) J2EE
8 8 (2.93%) Rendezvous
8 8 (2.93%) SOAP
9 7 (2.56%) REST
9 7 (2.56%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (2.20%) JMS
10 6 (2.20%) JSON
10 6 (2.20%) Spring
11 5 (1.83%) ActiveMQ
11 5 (1.83%) Murex MxML
11 5 (1.83%) RESTful
11 5 (1.83%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.33%) Clustering
1 20 (7.33%) Data Centre
2 15 (5.49%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (2.56%) Derivative
5 7 (2.56%) Online Banking
6 6 (2.20%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.47%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.47%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (1.47%) Freedom of Information Act
7 4 (1.47%) SWIFT
8 3 (1.10%) CMDB
8 3 (1.10%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.10%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.10%) Grid Computing
8 3 (1.10%) IVR
8 3 (1.10%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.10%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 237 (86.81%) Linux
2 189 (69.23%) Unix
3 90 (32.97%) Windows
4 89 (32.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (14.29%) AIX
6 30 (10.99%) SUSE
7 21 (7.69%) Windows Server
7 21 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (6.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 17 (6.23%) HPUX
10 9 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (2.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (2.20%) CentOS
12 6 (2.20%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (1.83%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.10%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.73%) Debian
15 2 (0.73%) Fedora
15 2 (0.73%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.73%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (12.82%) ITIL
3 33 (12.09%) Migration
4 25 (9.16%) Low Latency
5 22 (8.06%) Algorithmic Trading
5 22 (8.06%) Change Management
5 22 (8.06%) Electronic Trading
6 21 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 20 (7.33%) Performance Tuning
8 19 (6.96%) Configuration Management
9 18 (6.59%) Multithreading
10 17 (6.23%) High Availability
11 16 (5.86%) Project Management
12 14 (5.13%) DevOps
13 13 (4.76%) Benchmarking
14 12 (4.40%) Service Management
15 11 (4.03%) User Acceptance Testing
16 10 (3.66%) Capacity Planning
17 9 (3.30%) ITSM
17 9 (3.30%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (27.11%) SQL
2 64 (23.44%) Perl
3 52 (19.05%) Shell Script
4 45 (16.48%) Java
5 36 (13.19%) Bash Shell
5 36 (13.19%) Python
6 31 (11.36%) C++
7 17 (6.23%) Korn
8 16 (5.86%) JavaScript
9 13 (4.76%) C
10 11 (4.03%) PowerShell
11 10 (3.66%) Ruby
12 9 (3.30%) PL/SQL
13 7 (2.56%) C#
14 6 (2.20%) PHP
15 5 (1.83%) Bourne shell
15 5 (1.83%) C-shell
15 5 (1.83%) Go
15 5 (1.83%) SystemTap
16 4 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (3.30%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.56%) Degree
2 7 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.83%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.73%) CISA
4 2 (0.73%) CISM
4 2 (0.73%) CISSP
4 2 (0.73%) MCSE
4 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.73%) RHCE
4 2 (0.73%) RHCT
5 1 (0.37%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.37%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.47%) SLA
2 3 (1.10%) MiFID
3 2 (0.73%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.37%) QA
4 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 56 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (16.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 42 (15.38%) NFS
4 36 (13.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 29 (10.62%) Active Directory
6 21 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
7 19 (6.96%) KVM
8 14 (5.13%) Hyper-V
8 14 (5.13%) SRDF
9 12 (4.40%) Xen
10 8 (2.93%) vSphere
11 7 (2.56%) Samba
11 7 (2.56%) VMware ESX
12 5 (1.83%) Squid
13 4 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (1.47%) XenApp
13 4 (1.47%) XenDesktop
14 3 (1.10%) Docker
14 3 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 25 (9.16%) Puppet
2 18 (6.59%) NetBackup
3 14 (5.13%) Red Hat Satellite
4 13 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (4.40%) BladeLogic
5 12 (4.40%) OpenView
6 9 (3.30%) Nagios
6 9 (3.30%) Oracle ZFS
7 7 (2.56%) Control-M
8 6 (2.20%) Ansible
8 6 (2.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (1.83%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (1.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (1.47%) Oracle Identity Management
10 4 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (1.47%) SCCM
11 3 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (1.10%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 3 (1.10%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 101 (37.00%) Oracle
1 101 (37.00%) Red Hat
2 74 (27.11%) VMware
3 63 (23.08%) HP
4 60 (21.98%) Veritas
5 58 (21.25%) IBM
6 50 (18.32%) Sun
7 49 (17.95%) EMC
8 43 (15.75%) Cisco
9 25 (9.16%) Sybase
10 22 (8.06%) NetApp
11 18 (6.59%) Citrix
11 18 (6.59%) TIBCO
12 16 (5.86%) Splunk
13 14 (5.13%) 3PAR
14 12 (4.40%) Microsoft
14 12 (4.40%) Reuters
15 11 (4.03%) Intel
15 11 (4.03%) Murex
16 9 (3.30%) BMC
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