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 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 298 219 231
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +12
Contract jobs citing Solaris 153 242 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.66% 1.02% 0.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.20% 4.76% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 179 130
Median daily rate £475 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £423 £389
% change year-on-year
-14.20% +8.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £62.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.67 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.82% +33.34%
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
4781 5088 5502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.77% 21.43% 22.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3351 3474 3601
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 145 246
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% +14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.61 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.50 £32.10
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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -16 26 £450 +12.50% 5
Croydon -5 9 £375 -16.66%
Docklands, London +13 2 £350 -36.36%
Bromley - 1 £450 -
Southwark - 1 - -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 352 (88.44%) Linux
2 240 (60.30%) Unix
3 173 (43.47%) Oracle
4 168 (42.21%) Finance
5 165 (41.46%) Red Hat
6 154 (38.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 149 (37.44%) Windows
8 130 (32.66%) Banking
9 120 (30.15%) VMware
10 111 (27.89%) Veritas
11 107 (26.88%) SAN
12 103 (25.88%) AIX
12 103 (25.88%) Perl
13 95 (23.87%) SQL
14 88 (22.11%) HP
15 87 (21.86%) IBM
16 86 (21.61%) VMware Infrastructure
17 74 (18.59%) EMC
18 70 (17.59%) Shell Script
19 65 (16.33%) NAS
20 64 (16.08%) SQL Server
21 63 (15.83%) Java
21 63 (15.83%) Migration
21 63 (15.83%) Puppet
22 55 (13.82%) ITIL
23 51 (12.81%) Cisco
23 51 (12.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
24 50 (12.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
24 50 (12.56%) Sun
24 50 (12.56%) Middleware

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 (9.80%) WebSphere
2 36 (9.05%) Apache
3 30 (7.54%) Tomcat
4 27 (6.78%) WebLogic
5 22 (5.53%) IIS
6 13 (3.27%) JBoss
6 13 (3.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 10 (2.51%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (2.26%) iPlanet
9 8 (2.01%) Oracle Coherence
9 8 (2.01%) SharePoint
10 7 (1.76%) MS Exchange
11 6 (1.51%) GlassFish
11 6 (1.51%) IBM HTTP Server
12 5 (1.26%) WebSphere Portal
12 5 (1.26%) WebSphere Process Server
13 4 (1.01%) Oracle Service Bus
14 3 (0.75%) WebLogic Portal
15 2 (0.50%) CMS
15 2 (0.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (5.03%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.26%) MS Office
3 4 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.25%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.25%) PeopleSoft CRM
2 1 (0.25%) RMDS
2 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.26%) IaaS
3 5 (1.26%) PaaS
4 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.01%) SaaS
5 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.25%) Joyent
5 1 (0.25%) Office 365
5 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 107 (26.88%) SAN
2 65 (16.33%) NAS
3 43 (10.80%) Firewall
4 41 (10.30%) DNS
5 32 (8.04%) LDAP
6 28 (7.04%) LAN
6 28 (7.04%) WAN
7 26 (6.53%) HTTP
8 23 (5.78%) Fibre Channel
9 18 (4.52%) FCoE
9 18 (4.52%) iSCSI
10 17 (4.27%) Multicast
11 15 (3.77%) TCP/IP
12 12 (3.02%) VPN
13 11 (2.76%) Internet
14 10 (2.51%) Wireless
15 9 (2.26%) DHCP
16 8 (2.01%) DMZ
17 7 (1.76%) IPsec
17 7 (1.76%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (16.08%) SQL Server
2 32 (8.04%) Oracle Database
3 30 (7.54%) MySQL
4 20 (5.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 19 (4.77%) Hadoop
6 16 (4.02%) DB2
7 13 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (2.76%) HBase
8 11 (2.76%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (2.26%) Big Data
9 9 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (2.01%) RDBMS
10 8 (2.01%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.26%) MariaDB
11 5 (1.26%) OLTP
11 5 (1.26%) Oracle Exadata
11 5 (1.26%) SQLPlus
11 5 (1.26%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 25 (6.28%) Git (software)
2 16 (4.02%) Subversion
3 13 (3.27%) Jenkins
4 12 (3.02%) JIRA
4 12 (3.02%) SoapUI
5 11 (2.76%) Maven
6 9 (2.26%) Ant
6 9 (2.26%) JMeter
6 9 (2.26%) JUnit
7 8 (2.01%) Gerrit
7 8 (2.01%) Selenium
7 8 (2.01%) SonarQube
7 8 (2.01%) Toad
8 3 (0.75%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.75%) Gradle
8 3 (0.75%) Hudson
9 2 (0.50%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.50%) JBuilder
9 2 (0.50%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 168 (42.21%) Finance
2 130 (32.66%) Banking
3 26 (6.53%) Investment Banking
4 11 (2.76%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.26%) Front Office
6 7 (1.76%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.26%) Billing
7 5 (1.26%) Games
7 5 (1.26%) Law
8 4 (1.01%) Back Office
8 4 (1.01%) International Banking
9 3 (0.75%) Retail
9 3 (0.75%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.50%) Advertising
11 1 (0.25%) Automotive
11 1 (0.25%) German Language
11 1 (0.25%) Legal
11 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.25%) Marketing
11 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 122 (30.65%) Administrator
2 84 (21.11%) Systems Administrator
3 68 (17.09%) Unix Administrator
4 55 (13.82%) Consultant
5 54 (13.57%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 52 (13.07%) Architect
6 52 (13.07%) Linux Administrator
7 42 (10.55%) Linux Engineer
8 38 (9.55%) Developer
9 35 (8.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 33 (8.29%) Infrastructure Architect
10 33 (8.29%) Solaris Consultant
11 30 (7.54%) Unix Engineer
12 27 (6.78%) Solutions Architect
13 22 (5.53%) Solaris Administrator
14 21 (5.28%) Unix Consultant
15 20 (5.03%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
16 19 (4.77%) Solaris Systems Administrator
17 18 (4.52%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
17 18 (4.52%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (12.56%) Middleware
2 26 (6.53%) Web Services
3 22 (5.53%) XML
4 21 (5.28%) HTML
5 18 (4.52%) WebSphere MQ
6 16 (4.02%) SOAP
6 16 (4.02%) XSLT
7 15 (3.77%) LAMP
8 14 (3.52%) JMS
8 14 (3.52%) REST
9 12 (3.02%) CSS
10 9 (2.26%) IBM Integration Bus
10 9 (2.26%) J2EE
10 9 (2.26%) Rendezvous
11 8 (2.01%) SailPoint
11 8 (2.01%) XHTML
12 6 (1.51%) FpML
13 5 (1.26%) Spring
14 4 (1.01%) ActiveMQ
14 4 (1.01%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.79%) Data Centre
2 27 (6.78%) Clustering
3 19 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.52%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (2.51%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.51%) PKI
7 9 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (2.01%) Replication
8 8 (2.01%) SWIFT
9 7 (1.76%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.26%) Credit Risk
10 5 (1.26%) DataPower
10 5 (1.26%) Online Banking
10 5 (1.26%) PlayStation
11 4 (1.01%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.01%) HACMP
11 4 (1.01%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.75%) Freedom of Information
12 3 (0.75%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 352 (88.44%) Linux
2 240 (60.30%) Unix
3 154 (38.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 149 (37.44%) Windows
5 103 (25.88%) AIX
6 50 (12.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 37 (9.30%) Windows Server
8 30 (7.54%) SUSE
9 27 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (3.27%) Oracle Linux
11 11 (2.76%) CentOS
11 11 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (2.26%) HPUX
14 6 (1.51%) zOS
15 5 (1.26%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.75%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.75%) VMS
16 3 (0.75%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (15.83%) Migration
2 55 (13.82%) ITIL
3 35 (8.79%) Performance Tuning
4 34 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (7.79%) Low Latency
6 30 (7.54%) Configuration Management
7 24 (6.03%) High Availability
8 21 (5.28%) Project Management
9 19 (4.77%) Change Management
10 17 (4.27%) Problem Management
11 16 (4.02%) Benchmarking
12 15 (3.77%) DevOps
12 15 (3.77%) Service Management
13 14 (3.52%) ITSM
14 13 (3.27%) Functional Testing
14 13 (3.27%) Load Balancing
15 12 (3.02%) Integration Testing
15 12 (3.02%) Performance Monitoring
15 12 (3.02%) Scrum
16 11 (2.76%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 103 (25.88%) Perl
2 95 (23.87%) SQL
3 70 (17.59%) Shell Script
4 63 (15.83%) Java
5 47 (11.81%) Python
6 39 (9.80%) C
7 24 (6.03%) JavaScript
8 23 (5.78%) PL/SQL
8 23 (5.78%) Ruby
9 20 (5.03%) Bash Shell
10 14 (3.52%) PowerShell
11 13 (3.27%) C++
12 8 (2.01%) C#
12 8 (2.01%) SystemTap
13 7 (1.76%) Korn
14 4 (1.01%) Groovy
14 4 (1.01%) PHP
14 4 (1.01%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.75%) VB
16 2 (0.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (5.03%) Degree
2 8 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.51%) CCNA
5 5 (1.26%) CCNP
5 5 (1.26%) MCSE
5 5 (1.26%) RHCE
5 5 (1.26%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.26%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.01%) RHCT
7 3 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.75%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.75%) PMP
7 3 (0.75%) RHCA
7 3 (0.75%) VCAP
7 3 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.50%) CISA
8 2 (0.50%) CISM
8 2 (0.50%) CISSP
8 2 (0.50%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.01%) SLA
2 5 (1.26%) QA
3 4 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.50%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.25%) MiFID
System Software
1 86 (21.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (12.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 48 (12.06%) Active Directory
4 45 (11.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 41 (10.30%) NFS
6 29 (7.29%) KVM
7 28 (7.04%) Oracle RAC
8 24 (6.03%) VMware ESXi
9 21 (5.28%) vSphere
10 20 (5.03%) Hyper-V
10 20 (5.03%) Xen
11 19 (4.77%) SRDF
12 15 (3.77%) VMware ESX
13 12 (3.02%) Virtual Servers
14 7 (1.76%) Veritas File System
15 5 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (1.26%) Oracle Clusterware
15 5 (1.26%) Samba
16 4 (1.01%) Squid
17 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 63 (15.83%) Puppet
2 33 (8.29%) NetBackup
3 19 (4.77%) Red Hat Satellite
4 16 (4.02%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (3.52%) Ansible
6 13 (3.27%) BladeLogic
6 13 (3.27%) Oracle ZFS
7 10 (2.51%) Oracle RMAN
7 10 (2.51%) Tivoli
8 9 (2.26%) Oracle Identity Management
9 8 (2.01%) Nagios
9 8 (2.01%) OpenView
10 6 (1.51%) Netcool
10 6 (1.51%) SCOM
10 6 (1.51%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 5 (1.26%) BMC PATROL
11 5 (1.26%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (1.26%) Netcool/OMNIbus
11 5 (1.26%) Netcool/Webtop
11 5 (1.26%) Xymon
Vendors
1 173 (43.47%) Oracle
2 165 (41.46%) Red Hat
3 120 (30.15%) VMware
4 111 (27.89%) Veritas
5 88 (22.11%) HP
6 87 (21.86%) IBM
7 74 (18.59%) EMC
8 51 (12.81%) Cisco
9 50 (12.56%) Sun
10 49 (12.31%) NetApp
11 42 (10.55%) Microsoft
12 27 (6.78%) Dell
13 24 (6.03%) Citrix
14 23 (5.78%) Sybase
15 18 (4.52%) Intel
16 14 (3.52%) Symantec
17 12 (3.02%) BMC
18 11 (2.76%) SAP
18 11 (2.76%) TIBCO
19 10 (2.51%) DataSynapse
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