Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 2018 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 238 193 174
Rank change year-on-year -45 -19 -3
Contract jobs citing Solaris 17 49 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.24% 0.75% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.16% 3.63% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 41 62
City of London median daily rate £431 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.86% +10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £400 £285 £340
90th Percentile £534 £638 £636
Central London median daily rate £425 £495 £450
% change year-on-year -14.14% +10.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £22.50 - -
Central London median hourly rate £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 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 1,462 1,351 1,442
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.82% 20.79% 21.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,140 1,052 1,177
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £213 £231 £270
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £451
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.44% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 32 36
City of London median hourly rate £18.85 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.88% -10.53% +1.60%
10th Percentile £14.56 £12.76 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.58 £29.53 £25.63
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £18.69 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.00% -1.63% +5.56%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Solaris as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in the City of London

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solaris in the City of London

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (94.12%) Unix
3 12 (70.59%) Finance
4 8 (47.06%) Oracle
5 7 (41.18%) Windows
6 6 (35.29%) Perl
6 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
6 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
7 5 (29.41%) VMware
7 5 (29.41%) SQL
8 4 (23.53%) AIX
8 4 (23.53%) IBM
8 4 (23.53%) Middleware
8 4 (23.53%) Banking
8 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (17.65%) NAS
9 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
9 3 (17.65%) Veritas
9 3 (17.65%) SAN
9 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
9 3 (17.65%) DNS
9 3 (17.65%) Java
10 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
10 2 (11.76%) Sybase
10 2 (11.76%) XML
10 2 (11.76%) Apache
10 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
10 2 (11.76%) Python
10 2 (11.76%) HTTP

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 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) MQSeries
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) OpenShift
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
1 3 (17.65%) NAS
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
1 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) HTTP
2 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
3 1 (5.88%) FCoE
3 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) Intranet
3 1 (5.88%) PABX
3 1 (5.88%) SMS
3 1 (5.88%) SNMP
3 1 (5.88%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) VoIP
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) DataStage
2 1 (5.88%) DB2
2 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.88%) HBase
2 1 (5.88%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (5.88%) MariaDB
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.88%) JUnit
General
1 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Back Office
3 2 (11.76%) Front Office
4 1 (5.88%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Unix Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.88%) IT Audit Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Unix Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Solaris Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Middleware
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (11.76%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) CGI
3 1 (5.88%) Embperl
3 1 (5.88%) FastCGI
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (5.88%) LAMP
3 1 (5.88%) LDAP
3 1 (5.88%) Rendezvous
3 1 (5.88%) REST
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (5.88%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) WireMock
3 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.88%) iSeries
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) PKI
3 1 (5.88%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (94.12%) Unix
3 7 (41.18%) Windows
4 4 (23.53%) AIX
4 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (11.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.88%) HPUX
6 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.88%) SUSE
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.88%) Windows NT
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (11.76%) Change Management
1 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL
1 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
1 2 (11.76%) Patch Management
1 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (11.76%) Reverse Engineering
1 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
1 2 (11.76%) SDLC
2 1 (5.88%) Benchmarking
2 1 (5.88%) Cryptography
2 1 (5.88%) Data Management
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Network Management
2 1 (5.88%) Scrum
2 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.88%) Service Management
2 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Perl
2 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) Korn
4 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.76%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) C
5 1 (5.88%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CISSP
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) CEH
2 1 (5.88%) CISA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) GCIH
2 1 (5.88%) HP ASE
2 1 (5.88%) SANS
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) NFS
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.76%) vSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) KVM
2 1 (5.88%) SRDF
2 1 (5.88%) VirtualBox
2 1 (5.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Ansible
2 1 (5.88%) BladeLogic
2 1 (5.88%) CFEngine
2 1 (5.88%) Control-M
2 1 (5.88%) CSIRT
2 1 (5.88%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.88%) Grafana
2 1 (5.88%) Kibana
2 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.88%) OpenView
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.88%) Prometheus
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) RSA Archer
2 1 (5.88%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
3 5 (29.41%) VMware
4 4 (23.53%) IBM
5 3 (17.65%) Veritas
6 2 (11.76%) EMC
6 2 (11.76%) Hitachi
6 2 (11.76%) HP
6 2 (11.76%) Splunk
6 2 (11.76%) Sybase
6 2 (11.76%) TIBCO
7 1 (5.88%) BMC
7 1 (5.88%) CA
7 1 (5.88%) CyberArk
7 1 (5.88%) F5
7 1 (5.88%) Google
7 1 (5.88%) MuleSoft
7 1 (5.88%) NetApp
7 1 (5.88%) Opsware
7 1 (5.88%) Wallstreet Suite