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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 207 171 139
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -32
Contract jobs citing Solaris 214 279 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.97% 1.23% 1.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.50% 5.67% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 189 246
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £726 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.83 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £26.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -1.85%
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
4759 4922 4458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.47% 21.75% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3165 3353 2910
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 236 239
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £25.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -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 22 May 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
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 22 May 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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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 -11 65 £425 -1.16% 11
Docklands, London +1 6 £550 -15.38%
Croydon - 4 £425 -
Hounslow - 1 £375 -
Ealing - 1 £425 -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 329 (72.63%) Linux
2 305 (67.33%) UNIX
3 180 (39.74%) Finance
4 170 (37.53%) Windows
5 159 (35.10%) Oracle
6 143 (31.57%) Perl
7 141 (31.13%) Red Hat
8 128 (28.26%) Banking
9 117 (25.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 91 (20.09%) Java
11 85 (18.76%) SAN
12 81 (17.88%) SQL
13 80 (17.66%) Shell Script
14 79 (17.44%) VMware
15 68 (15.01%) ITIL
16 67 (14.79%) Cisco
17 66 (14.57%) Investment Banking
18 65 (14.35%) AIX
19 62 (13.69%) IBM
19 62 (13.69%) WebSphere
20 58 (12.80%) Firewall
20 58 (12.80%) Middleware
20 58 (12.80%) EMC
21 55 (12.14%) Veritas
22 53 (11.70%) SQL Server
23 50 (11.04%) Python
23 50 (11.04%) NetApp
23 50 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
24 49 (10.82%) HP
24 49 (10.82%) Migration

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 62 (13.69%) WebSphere
2 42 (9.27%) Apache
3 39 (8.61%) Tomcat
4 34 (7.51%) WebLogic
5 27 (5.96%) IIS
6 23 (5.08%) WebSphere Application Server
7 10 (2.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 9 (1.99%) Lync
8 9 (1.99%) Oracle Coherence
8 9 (1.99%) WebSphere Process Server
9 8 (1.77%) CICS
9 8 (1.77%) WebSphere Portal
10 7 (1.55%) MS Exchange
11 6 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
12 5 (1.10%) Confluence
12 5 (1.10%) JBoss
12 5 (1.10%) MQSeries
13 4 (0.88%) MindAlign
13 4 (0.88%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (2.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.77%) MS Office
3 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.77%) RMDS
3 6 (1.32%) Markit EDM
4 5 (1.10%) Murex MxG2000
5 3 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.22%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.66%) IaaS
3 1 (0.22%) PaaS
3 1 (0.22%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 85 (18.76%) SAN
2 58 (12.80%) Firewall
3 42 (9.27%) TCP/IP
4 37 (8.17%) NAS
5 36 (7.95%) LDAP
6 32 (7.06%) SSL
7 26 (5.74%) DNS
8 25 (5.52%) LAN
9 23 (5.08%) WAN
10 22 (4.86%) Fibre Channel
11 17 (3.75%) HTTP
12 15 (3.31%) iSCSI
13 13 (2.87%) Multicast
13 13 (2.87%) Internet
14 11 (2.43%) FCoE
15 10 (2.21%) VoIP
15 10 (2.21%) DMZ
16 9 (1.99%) TACACS
16 9 (1.99%) Kerberos
16 9 (1.99%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (11.70%) SQL Server
2 46 (10.15%) Oracle Database
3 29 (6.40%) Relational Database
4 23 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (2.87%) DB2
5 13 (2.87%) RDBMS
6 8 (1.77%) Hadoop
7 7 (1.55%) MySQL
8 6 (1.32%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (1.10%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.10%) Oracle Exadata
9 5 (1.10%) HBase
9 5 (1.10%) OLTP
10 4 (0.88%) Oracle9i Database
10 4 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.44%) Data Mart
11 2 (0.44%) Sybase ASA
11 2 (0.44%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.44%) PowerCenter
11 2 (0.44%) KDB
Development Applications
1 19 (4.19%) TeamCity
1 19 (4.19%) Maven
2 17 (3.75%) Eclipse
2 17 (3.75%) Introscope
3 15 (3.31%) JUnit
3 15 (3.31%) Subversion
4 12 (2.65%) JIRA
5 11 (2.43%) Git (software)
6 7 (1.55%) SoapUI
6 7 (1.55%) Selenium
7 6 (1.32%) Toad
7 6 (1.32%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.66%) Hudson
9 3 (0.66%) FishEye
9 3 (0.66%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.66%) Ant
10 2 (0.44%) Lombardi
10 2 (0.44%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.22%) Mercurial
General
1 180 (39.74%) Finance
2 128 (28.26%) Banking
3 66 (14.57%) Investment Banking
4 19 (4.19%) Front Office
5 18 (3.97%) Financial Institution
6 13 (2.87%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.21%) Retail
8 4 (0.88%) Advertising
8 4 (0.88%) Marketing
9 3 (0.66%) International Banking
9 3 (0.66%) Private Banking
9 3 (0.66%) Local Government
9 3 (0.66%) Legal
10 2 (0.44%) Back Office
10 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.44%) French Language
11 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 69 (15.23%) Administrator
2 60 (13.25%) Developer
3 41 (9.05%) Analyst
4 39 (8.61%) Systems Administrator
5 37 (8.17%) Architect
6 26 (5.74%) UNIX Engineer
7 25 (5.52%) UNIX Administrator
8 20 (4.42%) C++ Developer
9 19 (4.19%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 18 (3.97%) Linux Engineer
11 17 (3.75%) Infrastructure Architect
12 16 (3.53%) Consultant
13 15 (3.31%) Storage Engineer
14 14 (3.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 14 (3.09%) Support Engineer
15 13 (2.87%) Support Analyst
15 13 (2.87%) Technical Support
16 12 (2.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 10 (2.21%) Technical Architect
17 10 (2.21%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (12.80%) Middleware
2 31 (6.84%) .NET
3 29 (6.40%) Web Services
4 24 (5.30%) WebSphere MQ
5 22 (4.86%) XML
6 20 (4.42%) FIX Protocol
7 18 (3.97%) TIBCO EMS
7 18 (3.97%) STL
8 17 (3.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 14 (3.09%) J2EE
9 14 (3.09%) XSLT
10 11 (2.43%) Java EE
11 8 (1.77%) Rendezvous
12 7 (1.55%) Ultra Messaging
12 7 (1.55%) HTML
13 6 (1.32%) SOAP
14 5 (1.10%) WPF
14 5 (1.10%) LAMP
15 4 (0.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 4 (0.88%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (8.61%) Clustering
3 20 (4.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 20 (4.42%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.97%) Open Source
5 17 (3.75%) PKI
6 12 (2.65%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.99%) Replication
8 8 (1.77%) LPAR
9 7 (1.55%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (1.32%) CMDB
11 5 (1.10%) Mobile Payment
11 5 (1.10%) Equities
12 4 (0.88%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.66%) SWIFT
13 3 (0.66%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.66%) Wiki
13 3 (0.66%) Derivative
13 3 (0.66%) Cryptography
13 3 (0.66%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 329 (72.63%) Linux
2 305 (67.33%) UNIX
3 170 (37.53%) Windows
4 117 (25.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 65 (14.35%) AIX
6 35 (7.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (6.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (5.52%) HPUX
9 21 (4.64%) Oracle Linux
10 18 (3.97%) SUSE
11 13 (2.87%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 10 (2.21%) zOS
13 6 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.88%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.88%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.66%) CentOS
15 3 (0.66%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.66%) Debian
15 3 (0.66%) Slackware
16 2 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (15.01%) ITIL
2 49 (10.82%) Migration
3 30 (6.62%) Configuration Management
4 29 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (5.96%) Change Management
6 24 (5.30%) Service Management
6 24 (5.30%) Performance Tuning
7 23 (5.08%) Load Balancing
8 20 (4.42%) Multithreading
9 19 (4.19%) Low Latency
10 18 (3.97%) OO
11 17 (3.75%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (3.53%) Project Management
12 16 (3.53%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (3.31%) ITSM
13 15 (3.31%) Test Scripting
14 14 (3.09%) Risk Management
14 14 (3.09%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (3.09%) DevOps
15 12 (2.65%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 143 (31.57%) Perl
2 91 (20.09%) Java
3 81 (17.88%) SQL
4 80 (17.66%) Shell Script
5 50 (11.04%) Python
6 44 (9.71%) C++
7 32 (7.06%) C
8 29 (6.40%) Korn
9 26 (5.74%) Bash Shell
10 24 (5.30%) PowerShell
11 18 (3.97%) Ruby
12 17 (3.75%) PL/SQL
12 17 (3.75%) JavaScript
13 13 (2.87%) C#
14 9 (1.99%) PHP
14 9 (1.99%) VBScript
15 8 (1.77%) Jython
15 8 (1.77%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.10%) C-shell
16 5 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (8.17%) Degree
2 13 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (2.65%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (1.55%) RHCE
6 6 (1.32%) CISSP
7 5 (1.10%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.88%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.88%) ISEB
8 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.88%) CCNA
8 4 (0.88%) MCSE
9 3 (0.66%) NCDA
9 3 (0.66%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.66%) VCAP
9 3 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.66%) CISM
9 3 (0.66%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.66%) MCP
9 3 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.31%) QA
2 4 (0.88%) SLA
3 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 41 (9.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (8.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 33 (7.28%) Active Directory
4 28 (6.18%) NFS
5 15 (3.31%) KVM
6 11 (2.43%) SRDF
7 10 (2.21%) Xen
7 10 (2.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 10 (2.21%) Hyper-V
8 8 (1.77%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (1.32%) ProxySG
10 5 (1.10%) Squid
11 4 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.66%) Gluster
12 3 (0.66%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.66%) Sendmail
12 3 (0.66%) Ceph
12 3 (0.66%) RHEV
12 3 (0.66%) GPFS
12 3 (0.66%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 41 (9.05%) Puppet
2 29 (6.40%) NetBackup
3 18 (3.97%) BladeLogic
4 17 (3.75%) CA Wily
4 17 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (3.75%) CA Single Sign-On
5 16 (3.53%) Red Hat Satellite
6 15 (3.31%) Control-M
7 10 (2.21%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 9 (1.99%) Cisco Prime
8 9 (1.99%) Tivoli
8 9 (1.99%) Netcool
8 9 (1.99%) Nagios
8 9 (1.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 8 (1.77%) SCOM
10 7 (1.55%) EMC NetWorker
11 6 (1.32%) yum
12 5 (1.10%) SCCM
12 5 (1.10%) Data Guard
12 5 (1.10%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 159 (35.10%) Oracle
2 141 (31.13%) Red Hat
3 79 (17.44%) VMware
4 67 (14.79%) Cisco
5 62 (13.69%) IBM
6 58 (12.80%) EMC
7 55 (12.14%) Veritas
8 50 (11.04%) NetApp
9 49 (10.82%) HP
10 35 (7.73%) Sun
10 35 (7.73%) CA
11 33 (7.28%) Sybase
12 30 (6.62%) Microsoft
12 30 (6.62%) TIBCO
13 25 (5.52%) F5
14 21 (4.64%) CheckPoint
15 17 (3.75%) Symantec
16 14 (3.09%) Bloomberg
17 13 (2.87%) Fidessa
18 11 (2.43%) Splunk
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £475 - 535 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Posted: 26 days ago