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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 190 136 139
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +3
Contract jobs citing Solaris 249 380 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.06% 1.57% 1.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.64% 7.18% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 274 233
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -14.28%
Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5370 5290 5698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.77% 21.81% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3549 3447 3277
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 £204 £205
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 236 254 376
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 £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
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 28 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 28 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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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 -22 78 £438 -2.77% 34
Canary Wharf +23 1 - -
Chiswick - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Harrow - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Solaris
England

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 402 (74.17%) Linux
2 306 (56.46%) UNIX
3 289 (53.32%) Oracle
4 215 (39.67%) Finance
5 210 (38.75%) SQL
6 176 (32.47%) Banking
7 171 (31.55%) Windows
8 128 (23.62%) Red Hat
9 119 (21.96%) Perl
10 115 (21.22%) Java
11 113 (20.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 100 (18.45%) SAN
13 94 (17.34%) Oracle Database
14 91 (16.79%) Shell Script
15 78 (14.39%) Veritas
16 76 (14.02%) Sybase
16 76 (14.02%) ITIL
17 75 (13.84%) VMware
18 69 (12.73%) IBM
19 65 (11.99%) Investment Banking
20 64 (11.81%) SQL Server
21 62 (11.44%) Sun
22 61 (11.25%) Migration
23 58 (10.70%) Microsoft
23 58 (10.70%) AIX
24 57 (10.52%) NetApp
24 57 (10.52%) Bash Shell
25 55 (10.15%) Oracle RAC
26 53 (9.78%) HP
27 50 (9.23%) WebSphere

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 50 (9.23%) WebSphere
2 39 (7.20%) Tomcat
3 37 (6.83%) Apache
4 35 (6.46%) WebLogic
5 32 (5.90%) Oracle Coherence
6 29 (5.35%) IIS
7 25 (4.61%) WebSphere Application Server
8 16 (2.95%) CICS
9 11 (2.03%) MQSeries
9 11 (2.03%) Lync
10 8 (1.48%) Oracle Application Server
11 7 (1.29%) MS Exchange
11 7 (1.29%) Oracle Spatial
12 5 (0.92%) TIBCO EMS
13 4 (0.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 3 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.55%) CMS
15 2 (0.37%) LiveLink
15 2 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
15 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 11 (2.03%) MS Office
2 10 (1.85%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.55%) MS Project
5 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 36 (6.64%) RMDS
2 7 (1.29%) Tridion
3 5 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.37%) SunGard Stream Ubix
4 2 (0.37%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
4 2 (0.37%) 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%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.18%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.48%) SaaS
2 4 (0.74%) Joyent
3 3 (0.55%) IaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (18.45%) SAN
2 49 (9.04%) NAS
3 43 (7.93%) LDAP
4 39 (7.20%) TCP/IP
4 39 (7.20%) DNS
5 30 (5.54%) Firewall
6 24 (4.43%) LAN
7 23 (4.24%) WAN
8 20 (3.69%) Internet
9 18 (3.32%) Multicast
10 17 (3.14%) HTTP
11 16 (2.95%) FTP
12 15 (2.77%) DHCP
13 13 (2.40%) Network Security
14 12 (2.21%) Fibre Channel
14 12 (2.21%) SSH
15 11 (2.03%) SSL
16 10 (1.85%) FCoE
17 9 (1.66%) BOOTP
18 8 (1.48%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (17.34%) Oracle Database
2 64 (11.81%) SQL Server
3 45 (8.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 43 (7.93%) Relational Database
5 34 (6.27%) Oracle Database 10g
6 28 (5.17%) RDBMS
7 24 (4.43%) MySQL
8 21 (3.87%) Sybase ASE
9 19 (3.51%) DB2
9 19 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (2.40%) Oracle Exadata
11 11 (2.03%) Oracle Database 12c
12 10 (1.85%) Oracle9i Database
13 7 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (1.11%) Sybase IQ
14 6 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 5 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (0.92%) Star Schema
15 5 (0.92%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 17 (3.14%) Eclipse
1 17 (3.14%) Selenium
1 17 (3.14%) SoapUI
2 15 (2.77%) Calabash
2 15 (2.77%) Subversion
3 13 (2.40%) LoadRunner
3 13 (2.40%) Git (software)
4 9 (1.66%) Ant
4 9 (1.66%) JUnit
5 8 (1.48%) Log4j
5 8 (1.48%) JIRA
6 7 (1.29%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.29%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 6 (1.11%) Jasmine
7 6 (1.11%) RSpec
7 6 (1.11%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.92%) Toad
8 5 (0.92%) ClearCase
9 4 (0.74%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.55%) Mercurial
General
1 215 (39.67%) Finance
2 176 (32.47%) Banking
3 65 (11.99%) Investment Banking
4 44 (8.12%) Front Office
5 29 (5.35%) Financial Institution
6 25 (4.61%) Retail
7 10 (1.85%) Back Office
8 9 (1.66%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.48%) Legal
9 8 (1.48%) German Language
10 5 (0.92%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.92%) Advertising
11 4 (0.74%) Marketing
11 4 (0.74%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.37%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.37%) Publishing
12 2 (0.37%) Games
13 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 89 (16.42%) Developer
2 71 (13.10%) Administrator
3 58 (10.70%) Architect
4 51 (9.41%) Analyst
5 48 (8.86%) DBA
6 47 (8.67%) UNIX Administrator
7 42 (7.75%) Systems Administrator
8 30 (5.54%) UNIX Engineer
9 29 (5.35%) Development Manager
9 29 (5.35%) Oracle DBA
9 29 (5.35%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 28 (5.17%) Java Developer
11 27 (4.98%) Infrastructure Architect
12 26 (4.80%) Consultant
13 22 (4.06%) C++ Developer
14 21 (3.87%) Project Manager
15 20 (3.69%) Linux Administrator
16 19 (3.51%) Tester
16 19 (3.51%) Support Engineer
17 17 (3.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (8.67%) Middleware
2 41 (7.56%) Web Services
3 35 (6.46%) XML
4 25 (4.61%) HTML
5 19 (3.51%) XSLT
6 18 (3.32%) J2EE
7 17 (3.14%) CSS
7 17 (3.14%) JSP
8 14 (2.58%) Oracle Fusion
9 13 (2.40%) Servlets
9 13 (2.40%) .NET
10 12 (2.21%) EJB
10 12 (2.21%) JMS
10 12 (2.21%) WebSphere MQ
10 12 (2.21%) jQuery
11 11 (2.03%) XHTML
11 11 (2.03%) Spring
12 10 (1.85%) Ruby on Rails
13 9 (1.66%) Ajax
13 9 (1.66%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.12%) Clustering
2 42 (7.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 35 (6.46%) Replication
4 25 (4.61%) Enterprise Storage
5 18 (3.32%) Hedge funds
6 16 (2.95%) Mobile App
7 15 (2.77%) Computer Science
8 12 (2.21%) Management Information System
8 12 (2.21%) AS400
9 10 (1.85%) Mainframe
9 10 (1.85%) iSeries
10 9 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.66%) Mobile Payment
11 8 (1.48%) Open Source
11 8 (1.48%) Web 2.0
11 8 (1.48%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.48%) CLARiiON
11 8 (1.48%) SecurID
11 8 (1.48%) VAX
12 6 (1.11%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 402 (74.17%) Linux
2 306 (56.46%) UNIX
3 171 (31.55%) Windows
4 113 (20.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 58 (10.70%) AIX
6 30 (5.54%) HPUX
6 30 (5.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (3.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (2.95%) Windows 7
9 15 (2.77%) Windows XP
10 14 (2.58%) Apple iOS
11 12 (2.21%) Ubuntu
12 11 (2.03%) zOS
13 10 (1.85%) Mac OS X
14 9 (1.66%) VMS
15 8 (1.48%) SUSE
16 7 (1.29%) Debian
16 7 (1.29%) Oracle Linux
16 7 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
17 4 (0.74%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (14.02%) ITIL
2 61 (11.25%) Migration
3 42 (7.75%) Performance Tuning
4 40 (7.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 39 (7.20%) Risk Management
6 37 (6.83%) E-Commerce
7 36 (6.64%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (6.64%) Low Latency
8 30 (5.54%) Waterfall
9 29 (5.35%) Load Balancing
9 29 (5.35%) Service Delivery
10 27 (4.98%) SOA
11 26 (4.80%) Change Management
11 26 (4.80%) Capacity Planning
12 23 (4.24%) Project Management
13 22 (4.06%) PRINCE2
14 19 (3.51%) Incident Management
14 19 (3.51%) Multithreading
15 16 (2.95%) Release Management
16 15 (2.77%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 210 (38.75%) SQL
2 119 (21.96%) Perl
3 115 (21.22%) Java
4 91 (16.79%) Shell Script
5 57 (10.52%) Bash Shell
6 42 (7.75%) PL/SQL
7 35 (6.46%) C++
8 32 (5.90%) Python
9 31 (5.72%) JavaScript
10 29 (5.35%) Korn
11 16 (2.95%) PowerShell
12 15 (2.77%) Ruby
13 11 (2.03%) C
14 10 (1.85%) Bourne shell
15 9 (1.66%) T-SQL
16 8 (1.48%) XPath
17 6 (1.11%) CoffeeScript
18 5 (0.92%) C-shell
18 5 (0.92%) PHP
19 4 (0.74%) C#
Qualifications
1 50 (9.23%) Degree
2 26 (4.80%) ISTQB
3 20 (3.69%) Security Cleared
4 19 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (2.77%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.66%) PMI Certification
7 8 (1.48%) PMP
7 8 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.29%) CISSP
8 7 (1.29%) Sun Certification
9 6 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.11%) CCNA
10 4 (0.74%) MCSA
10 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.74%) RHCE
10 4 (0.74%) CISM
10 4 (0.74%) MCTS
10 4 (0.74%) MCITP
11 3 (0.55%) OCP
11 3 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.14%) SLA
2 4 (0.74%) QA
3 3 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.55%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (10.15%) Oracle RAC
2 44 (8.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (7.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 30 (5.54%) Active Directory
5 26 (4.80%) NFS
6 21 (3.87%) Oracle RMAN
7 14 (2.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 12 (2.21%) VMware ESX
9 9 (1.66%) SRDF
10 8 (1.48%) Veritas File System
10 8 (1.48%) KVM
10 8 (1.48%) RHEV
10 8 (1.48%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 5 (0.92%) Squid
11 5 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.74%) Xen
12 4 (0.74%) Sendmail
13 3 (0.55%) Hyper-V
13 3 (0.55%) Samba
13 3 (0.55%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 40 (7.38%) NetBackup
2 37 (6.83%) Data Guard
3 36 (6.64%) Tivoli
4 26 (4.80%) Control-M
5 25 (4.61%) Puppet
6 21 (3.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 19 (3.51%) BMC PATROL
8 12 (2.21%) Legato
9 10 (1.85%) OpenView
9 10 (1.85%) Nagios
10 9 (1.66%) BladeLogic
10 9 (1.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 9 (1.66%) SCOM
10 9 (1.66%) YUM
11 8 (1.48%) HP SIM
11 8 (1.48%) Netcool
11 8 (1.48%) Tivoli NetView
11 8 (1.48%) Backup Exec
12 7 (1.29%) ZABBIX
13 6 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 289 (53.32%) Oracle
2 128 (23.62%) Red Hat
3 78 (14.39%) Veritas
4 76 (14.02%) Sybase
5 75 (13.84%) VMware
6 69 (12.73%) IBM
7 62 (11.44%) Sun
8 58 (10.70%) Microsoft
9 57 (10.52%) NetApp
10 53 (9.78%) HP
11 44 (8.12%) EMC
12 42 (7.75%) Cisco
13 36 (6.64%) 29West
14 27 (4.98%) Citrix
15 17 (3.14%) BMC
16 16 (2.95%) CA
17 14 (2.58%) Remedy
18 13 (2.40%) Brocade
18 13 (2.40%) Intel
18 13 (2.40%) JBoss
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1 per day + market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
DP Connect
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + 600 MAX
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Excellent & Neg
Posted: 27 days ago