The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, 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 3 months to 23 April 2017 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
London / Docklands, London
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 13 21
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8  
Contract jobs citing Solaris 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 1.64% 5.66% 2.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.14% 21.43% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.54%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £396 £400
% change year-on-year -1.57% -0.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £44.00 £40.60
% change year-on-year -63.00% +8.37%  

Solaris is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 14 14 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 22.95% 26.42% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 13
Median daily rate £550 £513 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.31% +20.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £430 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £593 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.20% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Docklands, London citing Solaris as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Docklands, London

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Docklands, London

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Docklands, London region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) NFS
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) NAS
3 2 (50.00%) BladeLogic
3 2 (50.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) DataSynapse
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Rendezvous
4 1 (25.00%) Xen
4 1 (25.00%) Axway
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Docklands, 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 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) DataSynapse
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) NAS
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) FCoE
2 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) FTP
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) LDAP
2 1 (25.00%) Multicast
2 1 (25.00%) SSH
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (25.00%) HBase
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Electronic Trading Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Low Latency C++ Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (25.00%) Rendezvous
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CLARiiON
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) NFS
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) KVM
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (25.00%) Samba
2 1 (25.00%) SRDF
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (25.00%) Control-M
2 1 (25.00%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) EMC
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) TIBCO
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (25.00%) Axway
2 1 (25.00%) BEA
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (25.00%) BMC
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Intel
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia
2 1 (25.00%) Solace
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) Talarian