The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 197 137 141
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +4
Contract jobs citing Solaris 241 390 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.05% 1.61% 1.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.61% 7.45% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 284 243
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -7.69%
Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5225 5235 5651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.81% 21.60% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3460 3424 3254
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £202 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 256 367
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
Solaris
England

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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 -17 78 £425 -8.10% 28
Canary Wharf +17 1 - -
Chiswick - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Harrow - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

1 425 (75.22%) Linux
2 316 (55.93%) UNIX
3 297 (52.57%) Oracle
4 225 (39.82%) Finance
5 222 (39.29%) SQL
6 182 (32.21%) Windows
7 181 (32.04%) Banking
8 139 (24.60%) Red Hat
9 132 (23.36%) Perl
10 120 (21.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 119 (21.06%) Java
12 104 (18.41%) SAN
13 91 (16.11%) Shell Script
14 90 (15.93%) Oracle Database
15 86 (15.22%) Veritas
16 81 (14.34%) VMware
17 80 (14.16%) Sybase
18 77 (13.63%) ITIL
19 70 (12.39%) SQL Server
19 70 (12.39%) Sun
20 69 (12.21%) IBM
21 67 (11.86%) Investment Banking
22 66 (11.68%) HP
23 60 (10.62%) Microsoft
24 58 (10.27%) NetApp
25 57 (10.09%) AIX
25 57 (10.09%) Migration
25 57 (10.09%) Bash Shell
26 52 (9.20%) Clustering
26 52 (9.20%) Degree

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 49 (8.67%) WebSphere
2 47 (8.32%) Apache
3 39 (6.90%) Tomcat
4 38 (6.73%) WebLogic
5 32 (5.66%) Oracle Coherence
6 28 (4.96%) IIS
7 24 (4.25%) WebSphere Application Server
8 15 (2.65%) CICS
9 11 (1.95%) Lync
9 11 (1.95%) MQSeries
10 8 (1.42%) Oracle Application Server
11 7 (1.24%) Oracle Spatial
11 7 (1.24%) MS Exchange
12 5 (0.88%) TIBCO EMS
13 4 (0.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 3 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.53%) MS Project Server
14 3 (0.53%) CMS
15 2 (0.35%) Documentum
15 2 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (1.77%) MS Office
2 9 (1.59%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.24%) MS Project
5 5 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 37 (6.55%) RMDS
2 8 (1.42%) Tridion
3 5 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.35%) SunGard Stream Ubix
4 2 (0.35%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.18%) Magento
5 1 (0.18%) Global One
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.18%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.18%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.42%) SaaS
2 4 (0.71%) Joyent
3 3 (0.53%) IaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 104 (18.41%) SAN
2 50 (8.85%) NAS
3 43 (7.61%) LDAP
4 42 (7.43%) TCP/IP
5 40 (7.08%) DNS
6 31 (5.49%) Firewall
7 24 (4.25%) LAN
8 23 (4.07%) WAN
9 21 (3.72%) Internet
10 20 (3.54%) Multicast
11 16 (2.83%) HTTP
12 15 (2.65%) DHCP
12 15 (2.65%) FTP
13 13 (2.30%) Network Security
14 12 (2.12%) SSH
15 11 (1.95%) Fibre Channel
16 10 (1.77%) SSL
17 9 (1.59%) FCoE
18 8 (1.42%) BOOTP
18 8 (1.42%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (15.93%) Oracle Database
2 70 (12.39%) SQL Server
3 44 (7.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 44 (7.79%) Relational Database
4 34 (6.02%) Oracle Database 10g
5 30 (5.31%) MySQL
6 29 (5.13%) RDBMS
7 21 (3.72%) Sybase ASE
8 19 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (3.19%) DB2
10 11 (1.95%) Oracle Database 12c
10 11 (1.95%) Oracle Exadata
11 10 (1.77%) Oracle9i Database
12 7 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (1.06%) Sybase IQ
13 6 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (0.88%) Star Schema
14 5 (0.88%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 20 (3.54%) Selenium
1 20 (3.54%) SoapUI
1 20 (3.54%) Eclipse
2 16 (2.83%) Subversion
3 15 (2.65%) Calabash
4 13 (2.30%) Git (software)
4 13 (2.30%) LoadRunner
5 10 (1.77%) Ant
5 10 (1.77%) JUnit
6 9 (1.59%) Log4j
7 8 (1.42%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 8 (1.42%) JIRA
8 7 (1.24%) Jenkins
9 6 (1.06%) Jasmine
9 6 (1.06%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.06%) RSpec
10 5 (0.88%) Toad
10 5 (0.88%) ClearCase
11 4 (0.71%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.53%) Mercurial
General
1 225 (39.82%) Finance
2 181 (32.04%) Banking
3 67 (11.86%) Investment Banking
4 48 (8.50%) Front Office
5 29 (5.13%) Financial Institution
6 25 (4.42%) Retail
7 10 (1.77%) Back Office
8 9 (1.59%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.42%) Legal
9 8 (1.42%) German Language
10 5 (0.88%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.88%) Advertising
11 4 (0.71%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.71%) Marketing
11 4 (0.71%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.35%) Games
12 2 (0.35%) Publishing
12 2 (0.35%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (16.28%) Developer
2 74 (13.10%) Administrator
3 53 (9.38%) Architect
4 52 (9.20%) Analyst
5 50 (8.85%) UNIX Administrator
6 48 (8.50%) DBA
7 44 (7.79%) Systems Administrator
8 37 (6.55%) UNIX Engineer
9 32 (5.66%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 30 (5.31%) Java Developer
11 29 (5.13%) Oracle DBA
11 29 (5.13%) Development Manager
12 27 (4.78%) Consultant
13 24 (4.25%) Infrastructure Architect
14 22 (3.89%) Support Engineer
14 22 (3.89%) Project Manager
15 21 (3.72%) Tester
15 21 (3.72%) C++ Developer
16 20 (3.54%) Linux Administrator
17 17 (3.01%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (8.14%) Middleware
2 42 (7.43%) Web Services
3 38 (6.73%) XML
4 26 (4.60%) HTML
5 22 (3.89%) XSLT
6 18 (3.19%) JSP
6 18 (3.19%) J2EE
7 17 (3.01%) CSS
8 14 (2.48%) Servlets
9 13 (2.30%) EJB
9 13 (2.30%) .NET
9 13 (2.30%) JMS
10 12 (2.12%) XHTML
10 12 (2.12%) Oracle Fusion
10 12 (2.12%) jQuery
11 11 (1.95%) Spring
11 11 (1.95%) WebSphere MQ
12 10 (1.77%) Ruby on Rails
12 10 (1.77%) Ajax
13 9 (1.59%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.20%) Clustering
2 43 (7.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 38 (6.73%) Replication
4 20 (3.54%) Enterprise Storage
5 18 (3.19%) Hedge funds
6 16 (2.83%) Mobile App
7 15 (2.65%) Computer Science
8 13 (2.30%) CLARiiON
8 13 (2.30%) AS400
9 12 (2.12%) iSeries
10 11 (1.95%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.77%) Mobile Payment
12 9 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.59%) Web 2.0
12 9 (1.59%) Mainframe
13 8 (1.42%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.42%) SecurID
13 8 (1.42%) VAX
13 8 (1.42%) Open Source
14 6 (1.06%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 425 (75.22%) Linux
2 316 (55.93%) UNIX
3 182 (32.21%) Windows
4 120 (21.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 57 (10.09%) AIX
6 37 (6.55%) HPUX
7 31 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (3.01%) Windows 7
9 17 (3.01%) Windows XP
10 14 (2.48%) Apple iOS
11 13 (2.30%) VMS
12 12 (2.12%) Ubuntu
13 10 (1.77%) Mac OS X
13 10 (1.77%) zOS
14 8 (1.42%) SUSE
15 7 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (1.24%) Debian
16 4 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.71%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (13.63%) ITIL
2 57 (10.09%) Migration
3 41 (7.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 41 (7.26%) Risk Management
3 41 (7.26%) Performance Tuning
4 40 (7.08%) Low Latency
5 37 (6.55%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (6.55%) E-Commerce
6 33 (5.84%) Load Balancing
7 31 (5.49%) Service Delivery
7 31 (5.49%) Waterfall
8 30 (5.31%) SOA
9 27 (4.78%) Project Management
9 27 (4.78%) Capacity Planning
10 26 (4.60%) Change Management
11 22 (3.89%) PRINCE2
12 21 (3.72%) Incident Management
13 18 (3.19%) Multithreading
13 18 (3.19%) Performance Management
14 16 (2.83%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 222 (39.29%) SQL
2 132 (23.36%) Perl
3 119 (21.06%) Java
4 91 (16.11%) Shell Script
5 57 (10.09%) Bash Shell
6 44 (7.79%) PL/SQL
7 35 (6.19%) C++
8 32 (5.66%) JavaScript
8 32 (5.66%) Python
9 29 (5.13%) Korn
10 16 (2.83%) PowerShell
11 15 (2.65%) Ruby
12 11 (1.95%) C
13 10 (1.77%) Bourne shell
14 9 (1.59%) XPath
14 9 (1.59%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.06%) PHP
15 6 (1.06%) CoffeeScript
16 5 (0.88%) C-shell
17 4 (0.71%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 52 (9.20%) Degree
2 27 (4.78%) ISTQB
3 23 (4.07%) Security Cleared
4 20 (3.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (2.83%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.59%) Sun Certification
6 9 (1.59%) PMI Certification
7 8 (1.42%) PMP
7 8 (1.42%) Oracle Certification
7 8 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.42%) OCP
8 7 (1.24%) CISSP
9 6 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.06%) CCNA
10 5 (0.88%) OCA
11 4 (0.71%) RHCE
11 4 (0.71%) CISM
11 4 (0.71%) MCSA
11 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.71%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.01%) SLA
2 4 (0.71%) QA
3 3 (0.53%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (9.20%) Oracle RAC
2 49 (8.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (7.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 30 (5.31%) Active Directory
5 26 (4.60%) NFS
6 21 (3.72%) Oracle RMAN
6 21 (3.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 18 (3.19%) VMware ESX
8 10 (1.77%) Veritas File System
8 10 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (1.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 8 (1.42%) SRDF
9 8 (1.42%) RHEV
9 8 (1.42%) KVM
10 5 (0.88%) Sendmail
10 5 (0.88%) Squid
11 4 (0.71%) Xen
12 3 (0.53%) Docker
12 3 (0.53%) Dovecot
12 3 (0.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 40 (7.08%) NetBackup
2 39 (6.90%) Tivoli
3 34 (6.02%) Data Guard
4 26 (4.60%) Puppet
5 23 (4.07%) Control-M
6 19 (3.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 19 (3.36%) BMC PATROL
7 13 (2.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 12 (2.12%) Legato
9 10 (1.77%) Nagios
9 10 (1.77%) OpenView
10 9 (1.59%) YUM
10 9 (1.59%) SCOM
11 8 (1.42%) Tivoli NetView
11 8 (1.42%) Netcool
11 8 (1.42%) Backup Exec
11 8 (1.42%) HP SIM
12 7 (1.24%) ZABBIX
12 7 (1.24%) BladeLogic
13 6 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 297 (52.57%) Oracle
2 139 (24.60%) Red Hat
3 86 (15.22%) Veritas
4 81 (14.34%) VMware
5 80 (14.16%) Sybase
6 70 (12.39%) Sun
7 69 (12.21%) IBM
8 66 (11.68%) HP
9 60 (10.62%) Microsoft
10 58 (10.27%) NetApp
11 48 (8.50%) EMC
12 47 (8.32%) Cisco
13 37 (6.55%) 29West
14 31 (5.49%) Citrix
15 18 (3.19%) BMC
16 15 (2.65%) CA
17 14 (2.48%) TIBCO
17 14 (2.48%) Remedy
17 14 (2.48%) Murex
17 14 (2.48%) JBoss
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