Period
to 21 September 2021

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 21 September 2021 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
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 168 116 208
Rank change year-on-year -52 +92 +41
Contract jobs citing Solaris 5 1 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.057% 0.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.17% 0.31% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 18
10th Percentile " " £373
25th Percentile £463 £409 £428
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £418 £475
Median % change year-on-year +13.77% -12.11% -
75th Percentile £506 £426 £538
90th Percentile £540 " £600
Central London median daily rate £475 £453 £475
% change year-on-year +4.97% -4.74% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £43.20
Central London median hourly rate - - £43.20

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 427 320 1,208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.71% 18.21% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 246 955
10th Percentile £216 £205 £165
25th Percentile £400 £356 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £515 £473 £475
Median % change year-on-year +8.99% -0.53% -2.56%
75th Percentile £589 £550 £575
90th Percentile £691 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £514 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +8.16% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 33
10th Percentile £13.78 £20.50 £12.04
25th Percentile £13.88 £21.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate £14.25 £22.50 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -36.67% +9.76% +9.63%
75th Percentile £16.81 £30.38 £21.50
90th Percentile £20.60 £35.10 £41.04
Central London median hourly rate £14.25 £20.00 £20.83
% change year-on-year -28.75% -3.98% +11.39%

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 21 September 2021, 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 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) LDAP
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 4 (80.00%) Qualys
2 4 (80.00%) TeamCity
2 4 (80.00%) Splunk
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (80.00%) Kernel Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) CyberArk
2 4 (80.00%) Ansible
2 4 (80.00%) GitHub
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) QRadar
3 3 (60.00%) Storage Management
3 3 (60.00%) SaltStack
3 3 (60.00%) Security Hardening
3 3 (60.00%) API Integration
3 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (60.00%) REST
3 3 (60.00%) High Availability
3 3 (60.00%) Confluence
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (60.00%) JIRA
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Tivoli

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 (60.00%) Confluence
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) GitHub
2 2 (40.00%) AWS
2 2 (40.00%) Azure
2 2 (40.00%) GCP
2 2 (40.00%) IaaS
2 2 (40.00%) PaaS
2 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Kerberos
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
1 4 (80.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Serena SBM
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) International Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Site Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) LDAP
2 3 (60.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
1 4 (80.00%) Kernel Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) API Integration
2 3 (60.00%) High Availability
2 3 (60.00%) Security Hardening
2 3 (60.00%) Storage Management
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (20.00%) Data Security
4 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (20.00%) Privileged Access Management
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) NFS
3 2 (40.00%) Veritas File System
3 2 (40.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Ansible
1 4 (80.00%) QRadar
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (60.00%) Control-M
2 3 (60.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (60.00%) Netcool
2 3 (60.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (60.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (40.00%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) Icinga
4 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (20.00%) Puppet
4 1 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) CyberArk
1 4 (80.00%) Qualys
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (80.00%) Splunk
2 3 (60.00%) BMC
2 3 (60.00%) EMC
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) SaltStack
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Altiris
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) Infoblox
4 1 (20.00%) Ivanti
4 1 (20.00%) McAfee
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Serena
4 1 (20.00%) Sophos
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec