Period
to 5 August 2020

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 5 August 2020 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
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 144 250 280
Rank change year-on-year +106 +30 -82
Contract jobs citing Solaris 5 30 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 0.18% 0.36% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.99% 1.78% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 15
Median daily rate £500 £465 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +9.41% -14.57%
10th Percentile £457 £371 £317
90th Percentile £558 £600 £523
London median daily rate £470 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £43.20 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +92.00% -
London median hourly rate £35.50 £43.20 £21.50
% change year-on-year -17.82% +100.93% -46.25%

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 503 1,681 1,850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 18.41% 20.09% 20.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 1,273 1,391
Median daily rate £475 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £213 £178 £185
90th Percentile £638 £650 £650
London median daily rate £485 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +2.11% -2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 44 81
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +5.00%
10th Percentile £16.33 £12.62 £14.00
90th Percentile £34.39 £42.61 £25.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% +10.53% -

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
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 5 August 2020. 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 +78 2 £490 +4.15%
Solaris
London

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, 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%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Sun
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Sybase
4 2 (40.00%) LDAP
4 2 (40.00%) Back Office
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) DevOps
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (20.00%) Ansible
5 1 (20.00%) Docker
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) Data Security
5 1 (20.00%) Kibana
5 1 (20.00%) Microservices
5 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
5 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (20.00%) Power BI
5 1 (20.00%) Grafana
5 1 (20.00%) WireMock
5 1 (20.00%) Prometheus

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 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (20.00%) OpenShift
1 1 (20.00%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Back Office
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Market Data Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (20.00%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) LDAP
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) OpenFin
2 1 (20.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (20.00%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Security
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) Microservices
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leadership
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Grafana
1 1 (20.00%) Kibana
1 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Prometheus
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Sun
2 2 (40.00%) Sybase
3 1 (20.00%) Refinitiv
3 1 (20.00%) Splunk
3 1 (20.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas