Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 144 212 222
Rank change year-on-year +68 +10 -44
Contract jobs citing Solaris 4 22 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.34% 0.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.78% 1.80% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 22
Median daily rate £490 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.26% -9.52%
10th Percentile £455 £398 £405
90th Percentile £574 £603 £608
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £43.20 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +92.00% -
Central London median hourly rate - £43.20 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +92.00% -

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 511 1,225 1,432
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.06% 19.16% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 921 1,128
Median daily rate £450 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £150 £163 £223
90th Percentile £608 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £450 £478 £500
% change year-on-year -5.76% -4.50% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 51
Median hourly rate £16.95 £21.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.29% +9.09% +13.24%
10th Percentile £12.50 £16.64 £13.00
90th Percentile £21.00 £37.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -10.95% +5.00% +14.29%

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
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 2 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
3 1 (25.00%) Azure
3 1 (25.00%) AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Confluence
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot

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 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) OpenEdge
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (25.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Market Data Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) OpenEdge Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Progress 4GL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Progress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) OpenFin
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Progress 4GL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Progress
2 1 (25.00%) Refinitiv
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas