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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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 181 162 140
Rank change year-on-year -19 -22 +82
Contract jobs citing Solaris 7 3 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.097% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.25% 0.84% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
10th Percentile - £453 £455
25th Percentile £500 £456 £456
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £475 £490
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -2.96% -4.25%
75th Percentile £639 £488 £554
90th Percentile £664 - £574
Central London median daily rate £570 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -5.00% -

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 562 358 468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.15% 11.55% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 275 347
10th Percentile £186 £231 £183
25th Percentile £313 £397 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -7.22%
75th Percentile £625 £650 £550
90th Percentile £700 £700 £643
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 6
10th Percentile £13.88 £13.70 £14.19
25th Percentile £14.81 £13.81 £15.46
Median hourly rate £17.00 £14.25 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +19.30% -23.80% -10.95%
75th Percentile £38.88 £16.72 £20.43
90th Percentile £87.00 £20.49 £24.79
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.25 £18.70
% change year-on-year +40.35% -23.80% -10.95%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) International Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (42.86%) Ansible
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
3 2 (28.57%) Kernel Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (28.57%) Security Patching
3 2 (28.57%) Technology Roadmap
3 2 (28.57%) CI/CD
3 2 (28.57%) Knowledge Transfer
3 2 (28.57%) Cognizant
3 2 (28.57%) Bash
3 2 (28.57%) SSL
3 2 (28.57%) Clustering
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Python

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 1 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Azure
1 1 (14.29%) GCP
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
1 1 (14.29%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
1 2 (28.57%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Kerberos
2 1 (14.29%) SD-WAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) PeopleTools
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Serena SBM
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
1 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) CentOS
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (14.29%) SUSE
4 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) CI/CD
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps
1 2 (28.57%) Kernel Tuning
1 2 (28.57%) Knowledge Transfer
1 2 (28.57%) Security Patching
1 2 (28.57%) Technology Roadmap
2 1 (14.29%) Agile
2 1 (14.29%) API Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Boundary Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Data Security
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Runbook
2 1 (14.29%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Bash
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GDPR
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) NFS
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas File System
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Ansible
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (14.29%) Control-M
3 1 (14.29%) Icinga
3 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
3 1 (14.29%) QRadar
3 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
3 1 (14.29%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Cognizant
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
3 1 (14.29%) BMC
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) CyberArk
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Infoblox
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
3 1 (14.29%) Qualys
3 1 (14.29%) Serena
3 1 (14.29%) Splunk
3 1 (14.29%) TOWER Software