Period
to 15 December 2019

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 15 December 2019 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
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 234 283 224
Rank change year-on-year +49 -59 -3
Contract jobs citing Solaris 16 19 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.23% 0.21% 0.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.25% 1.01% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 43
Central London median daily rate £470 £515 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.74% -1.90% +17.98%
10th Percentile £357 £349 £289
90th Percentile £539 £695 £658
London median daily rate £500 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Central London median hourly rate - £22.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.18% -
London median hourly rate - £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year - -21.82% -31.25%

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 1,285 1,878 1,774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 18.38% 20.31% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 980 1,399 1,362
Central London median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £163 £152 £207
90th Percentile £625 £625 £663
London median daily rate £450 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -7.69% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 81 65
Central London median hourly rate £19.47 £18.70 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.09% +10.00% -2.86%
10th Percentile £13.40 £14.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.95 £25.50 £30.00
London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +12.30% - +3.89%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Central London

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Solaris in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Central London

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in Central London over the 6 months to 15 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solaris in Central London

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris in Central London.

Contractor 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 15 December 2019. 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 +44 16 £470 -9.62% 2
Solaris
London

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, 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 11 (68.75%) Unix
2 10 (62.50%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (37.50%) DevOps
4 5 (31.25%) HP
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (25.00%) IBM
5 4 (25.00%) IIS
5 4 (25.00%) Sybase
5 4 (25.00%) Perl
5 4 (25.00%) Analytics
6 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
6 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) Dell
6 3 (18.75%) Internet
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle ZFS
6 3 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure as Code
7 2 (12.50%) Prototyping
7 2 (12.50%) Task Automation
7 2 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Development
7 2 (12.50%) Angular 2
7 2 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 2 (12.50%) Swagger

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) Apache Solr
2 2 (12.50%) CMS
2 2 (12.50%) JBoss
2 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) OpenEdge
3 1 (6.25%) SilverStripe
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) GitHub
2 1 (6.25%) AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) FTP
2 2 (12.50%) NAS
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) Intranet
3 1 (6.25%) SSH
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) DB2
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Front Office
2 2 (12.50%) Law
2 2 (12.50%) Publishing
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Developer
1 3 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (12.50%) Solaris Specialist
2 2 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Angular Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) OpenEdge Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Progress 4GL Developer
3 1 (6.25%) React Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Supply Chain Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Ajax
1 2 (12.50%) Angular 2
1 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
1 2 (12.50%) CSS3
1 2 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (12.50%) Google Maps API
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) HTML5
1 2 (12.50%) Java EE
1 2 (12.50%) jQuery
1 2 (12.50%) JSON
1 2 (12.50%) JSP
1 2 (12.50%) REST
1 2 (12.50%) RESTful
1 2 (12.50%) RSS
1 2 (12.50%) SOAP
1 2 (12.50%) Swagger
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
1 2 (12.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (12.50%) Blog
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Derivative
3 1 (6.25%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Unix
2 10 (62.50%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Windows
5 2 (12.50%) AIX
5 2 (12.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) zOS
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) DevOps
2 4 (25.00%) Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure as Code
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) B2B
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Management
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Open Source
4 2 (12.50%) Prototyping
4 2 (12.50%) SEO
4 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 2 (12.50%) Web Accessibility
4 2 (12.50%) Web Design
4 2 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Perl
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 2 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (12.50%) Ansible
2 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (12.50%) Puppet
3 1 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) IBM
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (25.00%) Sybase
4 3 (18.75%) Dell
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) EMC
5 2 (12.50%) Google
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Sun
5 2 (12.50%) TIBCO
5 2 (12.50%) Veritas
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) FatWire
6 1 (6.25%) Juniper
6 1 (6.25%) Progress
6 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
6 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds