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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 216 132 153
Rank change year-on-year
-84 +21
Contract jobs citing Solaris 222 419 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.91% 1.67% 1.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.95% 7.24% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 311 203
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £311 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
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
5616 5786 5583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.98% 23.06% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3737 3819 3440
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 £175 £211 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 252 331
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £27.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -28 77 £500 +14.28% 16
Greenford - 5 - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 380 (75.55%) Linux
2 282 (56.06%) UNIX
3 230 (45.73%) Oracle
4 200 (39.76%) Finance
5 169 (33.60%) Banking
6 162 (32.21%) SQL
7 152 (30.22%) Windows
8 142 (28.23%) Red Hat
9 120 (23.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 103 (20.48%) Perl
11 101 (20.08%) Java
12 92 (18.29%) SAN
13 84 (16.70%) Shell Script
14 77 (15.31%) Veritas
15 76 (15.11%) Sybase
16 73 (14.51%) Investment Banking
17 72 (14.31%) IBM
18 71 (14.12%) VMware
19 67 (13.32%) Migration
20 65 (12.92%) Sun
21 64 (12.72%) HP
21 64 (12.72%) Oracle Database
22 63 (12.52%) AIX
23 60 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
24 53 (10.54%) EMC
24 53 (10.54%) Microsoft
25 51 (10.14%) ITIL
26 50 (9.94%) SQL Server
26 50 (9.94%) NetApp
27 49 (9.74%) TCP/IP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 37 (7.36%) WebSphere
2 29 (5.77%) Oracle Coherence
3 28 (5.57%) Apache
4 24 (4.77%) Tomcat
5 18 (3.58%) IIS
6 14 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
7 11 (2.19%) MQSeries
7 11 (2.19%) Lync
8 10 (1.99%) WebLogic
9 9 (1.79%) MS Exchange
10 6 (1.19%) TIBCO EMS
11 5 (0.99%) CICS
11 5 (0.99%) IBM HTTP Server
12 4 (0.80%) CMS
12 4 (0.80%) LiveLink
13 3 (0.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 3 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.40%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.40%) Adobe CQ
14 2 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (2.58%) MS Office
2 10 (1.99%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 28 (5.57%) RMDS
2 4 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.80%) Tridion
3 2 (0.40%) SunGard Stream Ubix
3 2 (0.40%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.20%) Global One
4 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.59%) SaaS
2 4 (0.80%) Joyent
3 3 (0.60%) IaaS
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 92 (18.29%) SAN
2 49 (9.74%) TCP/IP
3 48 (9.54%) NAS
4 46 (9.15%) DNS
5 45 (8.95%) LDAP
6 39 (7.75%) Firewall
7 24 (4.77%) LAN
7 24 (4.77%) HTTP
8 22 (4.37%) WAN
9 19 (3.78%) Internet
10 18 (3.58%) DHCP
11 16 (3.18%) Network Security
11 16 (3.18%) Multicast
12 12 (2.39%) SSL
13 11 (2.19%) Fibre Channel
14 10 (1.99%) FTP
14 10 (1.99%) BOOTP
14 10 (1.99%) SSH
15 9 (1.79%) HTTPS
16 8 (1.59%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (12.72%) Oracle Database
2 50 (9.94%) SQL Server
3 35 (6.96%) Sybase ASE
3 35 (6.96%) Relational Database
4 28 (5.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 27 (5.37%) RDBMS
6 26 (5.17%) MySQL
7 25 (4.97%) DB2
8 21 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
9 16 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (2.98%) Oracle Exadata
11 13 (2.58%) Oracle9i Database
12 12 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (1.59%) Big Data
14 6 (1.19%) Sybase IQ
15 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (0.80%) Informix
15 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (3.98%) SoapUI
2 16 (3.18%) Eclipse
2 16 (3.18%) Selenium
3 15 (2.98%) Calabash
4 12 (2.39%) Subversion
5 11 (2.19%) Ant
5 11 (2.19%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.19%) RSpec
6 6 (1.19%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.19%) Jasmine
6 6 (1.19%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.19%) JUnit
6 6 (1.19%) LoadRunner
6 6 (1.19%) Log4j
7 5 (0.99%) JIRA
7 5 (0.99%) Toad
8 4 (0.80%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 4 (0.80%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.60%) GCC
9 3 (0.60%) Maven
General
1 200 (39.76%) Finance
2 169 (33.60%) Banking
3 73 (14.51%) Investment Banking
4 30 (5.96%) Front Office
5 26 (5.17%) Financial Institution
5 26 (5.17%) Retail
6 9 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.59%) Legal
7 8 (1.59%) Marketing
8 7 (1.39%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.19%) Back Office
9 6 (1.19%) German Language
10 5 (0.99%) Advertising
11 4 (0.80%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.60%) Publishing
13 2 (0.40%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.20%) Games
14 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (14.91%) Developer
2 73 (14.51%) Administrator
3 57 (11.33%) Architect
4 51 (10.14%) UNIX Administrator
5 48 (9.54%) Analyst
5 48 (9.54%) DBA
6 43 (8.55%) Systems Administrator
7 35 (6.96%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 28 (5.57%) Consultant
9 27 (5.37%) Development Manager
10 25 (4.97%) Sybase DBA
11 24 (4.77%) Infrastructure Architect
12 22 (4.37%) UNIX Engineer
12 22 (4.37%) C++ Developer
13 19 (3.78%) Java Developer
13 19 (3.78%) Oracle DBA
14 17 (3.38%) Support Analyst
14 17 (3.38%) Data Architect
14 17 (3.38%) Linux Administrator
14 17 (3.38%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (7.55%) Middleware
2 36 (7.16%) Web Services
3 33 (6.56%) XML
4 27 (5.37%) HTML
5 22 (4.37%) J2EE
6 21 (4.17%) CSS
7 14 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
8 13 (2.58%) XSLT
8 13 (2.58%) Oracle Fusion
9 12 (2.39%) .NET
9 12 (2.39%) JSP
9 12 (2.39%) XHTML
9 12 (2.39%) JMS
10 11 (2.19%) jQuery
10 11 (2.19%) Ajax
11 10 (1.99%) Spring
12 9 (1.79%) Ruby on Rails
12 9 (1.79%) JSON
12 9 (1.79%) Servlets
13 8 (1.59%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.15%) Replication
2 39 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (7.16%) Clustering
4 34 (6.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 34 (6.76%) Enterprise Storage
5 17 (3.38%) Hedge funds
6 16 (3.18%) Mobile App
7 13 (2.58%) CLARiiON
7 13 (2.58%) SecurID
8 12 (2.39%) Symmetrix
9 11 (2.19%) Management Information System
9 11 (2.19%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.99%) AS400
11 9 (1.79%) Mainframe
11 9 (1.79%) Open Source
11 9 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.59%) Mobile Payment
12 8 (1.59%) iSeries
12 8 (1.59%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.59%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 380 (75.55%) Linux
2 282 (56.06%) UNIX
3 152 (30.22%) Windows
4 120 (23.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 63 (12.52%) AIX
6 30 (5.96%) HPUX
6 30 (5.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (4.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (2.78%) Windows 7
9 13 (2.58%) SUSE
9 13 (2.58%) Windows XP
10 12 (2.39%) Ubuntu
11 10 (1.99%) VMS
11 10 (1.99%) Mac OS X
12 9 (1.79%) zOS
13 7 (1.39%) Debian
13 7 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
13 7 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.80%) SmartOS
15 2 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (13.32%) Migration
2 60 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (10.14%) ITIL
4 46 (9.15%) Performance Tuning
5 35 (6.96%) E-Commerce
6 32 (6.36%) Risk Management
7 29 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 29 (5.77%) Low Latency
8 27 (5.37%) Load Balancing
9 24 (4.77%) Change Management
10 22 (4.37%) Waterfall
11 20 (3.98%) Multithreading
11 20 (3.98%) Mentoring
12 19 (3.78%) Project Management
13 18 (3.58%) SOA
13 18 (3.58%) TDD
14 17 (3.38%) Service Delivery
15 16 (3.18%) PRINCE2
16 15 (2.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 15 (2.98%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 162 (32.21%) SQL
2 103 (20.48%) Perl
3 101 (20.08%) Java
4 84 (16.70%) Shell Script
5 38 (7.55%) Python
6 36 (7.16%) Bash Shell
7 34 (6.76%) C++
8 32 (6.36%) JavaScript
9 20 (3.98%) PL/SQL
10 19 (3.78%) Ruby
11 18 (3.58%) Korn
12 17 (3.38%) C
12 17 (3.38%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.19%) Bourne shell
13 6 (1.19%) CoffeeScript
13 6 (1.19%) XPath
14 5 (0.99%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.99%) PHP
15 3 (0.60%) C#
15 3 (0.60%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 41 (8.15%) Degree
2 21 (4.17%) ISTQB
3 16 (3.18%) CISSP
4 14 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (2.19%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.59%) Sun Certification
6 8 (1.59%) PMP
6 8 (1.59%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.39%) CISM
7 7 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.19%) CCNA
8 6 (1.19%) MCITP
9 5 (0.99%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.80%) MCTS
10 4 (0.80%) MCSA
11 2 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.40%) RHCE
11 2 (0.40%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.78%) SLA
2 8 (1.59%) QA
3 3 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (8.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 42 (8.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (7.55%) Oracle RAC
4 29 (5.77%) Active Directory
5 23 (4.57%) NFS
6 18 (3.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 17 (3.38%) Oracle RMAN
8 15 (2.98%) Veritas File System
9 11 (2.19%) VMware ESX
9 11 (2.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 9 (1.79%) SRDF
11 7 (1.39%) RHEV
12 6 (1.19%) KVM
12 6 (1.19%) Squid
13 5 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.80%) Xen
15 3 (0.60%) Hyper-V
15 3 (0.60%) Sendmail
15 3 (0.60%) Dovecot
15 3 (0.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 43 (8.55%) NetBackup
2 30 (5.96%) Data Guard
3 28 (5.57%) Tivoli
4 27 (5.37%) Control-M
5 26 (5.17%) Puppet
6 17 (3.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 15 (2.98%) BMC PATROL
8 11 (2.19%) OpenView
9 10 (1.99%) BladeLogic
10 9 (1.79%) Nagios
11 8 (1.59%) Backup Exec
11 8 (1.59%) Legato
11 8 (1.59%) Netcool
11 8 (1.59%) Tivoli NetView
11 8 (1.59%) SCOM
11 8 (1.59%) HP SIM
12 6 (1.19%) YUM
12 6 (1.19%) Capistrano
13 5 (0.99%) EMC NetWorker
13 5 (0.99%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 230 (45.73%) Oracle
2 142 (28.23%) Red Hat
3 77 (15.31%) Veritas
4 76 (15.11%) Sybase
5 72 (14.31%) IBM
6 71 (14.12%) VMware
7 65 (12.92%) Sun
8 64 (12.72%) HP
9 53 (10.54%) Microsoft
9 53 (10.54%) EMC
10 50 (9.94%) NetApp
11 43 (8.55%) Cisco
12 29 (5.77%) 29West
13 24 (4.77%) Citrix
14 17 (3.38%) BMC
14 17 (3.38%) CA
15 15 (2.98%) Remedy
16 13 (2.58%) Symantec
17 11 (2.19%) TIBCO
17 11 (2.19%) Intel
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