Period
to 17 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Solaris skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Solaris over the 6 months to 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
London > Central London
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 129 217 280
Rank change year-on-year +88 +63 -59
Contract jobs citing Solaris 5 12 16
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 0.22% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.35% 1.07% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 12
Median daily rate £625 £470 £523
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.98% -10.05% +1.95%
10th Percentile £434 £408 £419
90th Percentile £645 £541 £718
London median daily rate £425 £513 £525
% change year-on-year -17.07% -2.38% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
London median hourly rate £35.50 - £22.50

Solaris is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 371 1,119 1,761
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 16.40% 17.79% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 883 1,318
Median daily rate £475 £443 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.22% -6.74% -
10th Percentile £181 £155 £153
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
London median daily rate £475 £450 £488
% change year-on-year +5.56% -7.69% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 37 69
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.32% - +22.62%
10th Percentile £16.40 £12.50 £14.64
90th Percentile £23.00 £24.26 £25.50
Median hourly rate £29.65 £20.83 £18.70
% change year-on-year +42.34% +11.39% -

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Central London

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Solaris in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Solaris in Central London

Solaris
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Solaris in Central London over the 6 months to 17 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Solaris in Central London

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Solaris in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for Solaris in Central London

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Central 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 Central London region over the 6 months to 17 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +70 5 £625 +32.98% 3
Solaris
London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Information Security
3 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 3 (60.00%) Content Management
3 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (60.00%) Use Case
3 3 (60.00%) Investment Management
3 3 (60.00%) Azure
3 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (60.00%) SIEM
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Threat Modelling
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 3 (60.00%) Remediation Plan
3 3 (60.00%) Security Monitoring
3 3 (60.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 3 (60.00%) Cyber Kill Chain

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Azure
2 2 (40.00%) AWS
3 1 (20.00%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (20.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Toad
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Information Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Information Risk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (20.00%) PeopleSoft DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Security Risk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) YAML
2 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Content Management
1 3 (60.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) Investment Management
1 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Remediation Plan
1 3 (60.00%) Security Monitoring
1 3 (60.00%) SIEM
1 3 (60.00%) Threat Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Threat Modelling
1 3 (60.00%) Use Case
1 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Acquisition
2 2 (40.00%) Internal Audit
2 2 (40.00%) OSINT
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (40.00%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 2 (40.00%) CCSP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) CISM
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) CREST Certified
1 2 (40.00%) GCFA
1 2 (40.00%) GCIA
1 2 (40.00%) GCIH
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) NIST
2 2 (40.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) CSIRT
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (20.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas