Period
to 18 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 18 January 2022 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 180 121 187
Rank change year-on-year -59 +66 +48
Contract jobs citing Solaris 7 5 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.18% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.31% 1.48% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 8
10th Percentile £450 £434 £408
25th Percentile £477 £471 £434
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £544 £625 £470
Median % change year-on-year -13.00% +32.98% -10.05%
75th Percentile £585 £638 £538
90th Percentile £640 £645 £541
Central London median daily rate £544 £625 £470
% change year-on-year -13.00% +32.98% -10.05%

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 the City of London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 534 337 858
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.35% 16.51% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 262 671
10th Percentile £181 £180 £150
25th Percentile £369 £357 £282
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £442
% change year-on-year +7.89% +7.59% -7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 28
10th Percentile - £16.40 £12.36
25th Percentile £13.88 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £14.25 £22.50 £16.73
Median % change year-on-year -36.67% +34.53% -10.56%
75th Percentile £25.44 £23.00 £20.81
90th Percentile £34.25 - £21.47
Central London median hourly rate £14.25 £22.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year -36.67% +20.32% -

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in the City of London

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Solaris in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Solaris in the City of London

Solaris
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Solaris in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Solaris in the City of London

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Solaris in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Solaris in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Unix
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
3 5 (71.43%) Banking
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Ansible
3 5 (71.43%) DevOps
4 4 (57.14%) Kernel Tuning
4 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (57.14%) International Banking
5 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) Subversion
5 3 (42.86%) Qualys
5 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 3 (42.86%) EMC
5 3 (42.86%) LDAP
5 3 (42.86%) Splunk
5 3 (42.86%) CyberArk
5 3 (42.86%) Docker
5 3 (42.86%) GitHub
5 3 (42.86%) QRadar
5 3 (42.86%) Kubernetes
6 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (28.57%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (28.57%) Nutanix
6 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
6 2 (28.57%) Icinga
6 2 (28.57%) API Integration

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 2 (28.57%) Confluence
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) GitHub
2 2 (28.57%) Nutanix
3 1 (14.29%) AWS
3 1 (14.29%) Azure
3 1 (14.29%) GCP
3 1 (14.29%) Rubrik
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) Kerberos
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
1 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Serena SBM
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) International Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Administrator
1 5 (71.43%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Site Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Site Reliability Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) LDAP
2 2 (28.57%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Unix
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) AIX
5 1 (14.29%) CentOS
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (14.29%) SUSE
5 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Kernel Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) API Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (28.57%) Data Security
3 2 (28.57%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Privileged Access Management
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Security Hardening
4 1 (14.29%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Bash
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GDPR
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Docker
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) NFS
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas File System
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Ansible
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (42.86%) Kubernetes
3 3 (42.86%) QRadar
4 2 (28.57%) Control-M
4 2 (28.57%) Icinga
4 2 (28.57%) Tivoli
5 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
5 1 (14.29%) Netcool
5 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (14.29%) Puppet
5 1 (14.29%) Terraform
5 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) CyberArk
2 3 (42.86%) EMC
2 3 (42.86%) Qualys
2 3 (42.86%) Splunk
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) BMC
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Infoblox
3 2 (28.57%) Serena
3 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) Hitachi
4 1 (14.29%) McAfee
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Sophos
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas