Period
to 19 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 19 September 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 319 469 400
Rank change year-on-year +150 -69 -58
Contract jobs citing Solaris 31 111 229
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.29% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.37% 1.59% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 62 161
Median daily rate £425 £480 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.46% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £343 £394 £358
90th Percentile £489 £698 £675
England median daily rate £423 £470 £445
% change year-on-year -10.11% +5.62% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Median hourly rate £35.50 £43.20 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.82% +110.73% -48.75%
10th Percentile £35.25 £37.50 £20.25
90th Percentile £35.75 £46.12 £22.85
England median hourly rate £35.00 £43.20 £26.75
% change year-on-year -18.98% +61.50% -33.13%

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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,256 6,984 9,305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.01% 17.95% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,477 4,920 6,570
Median daily rate £485 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% -2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £250 £173 £200
90th Percentile £660 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 195 302
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.73% +9.63% -6.50%
10th Percentile £17.15 £12.60 £13.00
90th Percentile £49.40 £52.50 £47.80
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in London

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Solaris in London.

Daily rate trend for Solaris in London

Solaris
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Solaris in London over the 6 months to 19 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Solaris in London

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Solaris in London.

Hourly rate trend for Solaris in London

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the London region over the 6 months to 19 September 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +111 2 £453 -4.74% 2
West London +56 1 £375 -28.57%
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 London region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 26 (83.87%) Linux
2 19 (61.29%) Unix
3 13 (41.94%) Oracle
4 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
5 11 (35.48%) SQL
5 11 (35.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (32.26%) TCP/IP
6 10 (32.26%) Red Hat
7 9 (29.03%) Windows
8 8 (25.81%) IBM
8 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (25.81%) Azure
8 8 (25.81%) Office 365
9 7 (22.58%) IaaS
9 7 (22.58%) SaaS
9 7 (22.58%) PaaS
9 7 (22.58%) VPN
9 7 (22.58%) SOA
10 6 (19.35%) LDAP
10 6 (19.35%) AIX
10 6 (19.35%) Sybase
10 6 (19.35%) Sun
10 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
10 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
10 6 (19.35%) Finance
10 6 (19.35%) VMware
10 6 (19.35%) Puppet
10 6 (19.35%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (19.35%) GitHub
10 6 (19.35%) Ansible

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (12.90%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (12.90%) Skype for Business
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.23%) MTS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (12.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Azure
1 8 (25.81%) Office 365
2 7 (22.58%) IaaS
2 7 (22.58%) PaaS
2 7 (22.58%) SaaS
3 6 (19.35%) GitHub
4 3 (9.68%) AWS
4 3 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (9.68%) GCP
5 1 (3.23%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) TCP/IP
2 7 (22.58%) VPN
3 5 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (16.13%) LAN
3 5 (16.13%) WAN
4 4 (12.90%) ATM
4 4 (12.90%) DECnet
4 4 (12.90%) FDDI
4 4 (12.90%) IPX
4 4 (12.90%) IPX/SPX
4 4 (12.90%) MPLS
4 4 (12.90%) NetScreen
4 4 (12.90%) Skype
4 4 (12.90%) SNA
4 4 (12.90%) Unified Communications
4 4 (12.90%) VLAN
4 4 (12.90%) X.25
5 3 (9.68%) DNS
5 3 (9.68%) Firewall
5 3 (9.68%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Big Data
1 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 4 (12.90%) GIS
1 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.45%) DB2
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2017
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.23%) PolyBase
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.23%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
1 3 (9.68%) Subversion
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.23%) Front Office
3 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) Architect
1 5 (16.13%) Consultant
2 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Architect
2 4 (12.90%) Unified Communications Specialist
3 3 (9.68%) DBA
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Developer
4 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared DBA
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Site Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) LDAP
2 4 (12.90%) Middleware
2 4 (12.90%) RESTful
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (3.23%) .NET
4 1 (3.23%) EDI
4 1 (3.23%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (3.23%) Kafka
4 1 (3.23%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (9.68%) Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.45%) Replication
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Derivative
4 1 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.23%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 26 (83.87%) Linux
2 19 (61.29%) Unix
3 11 (35.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (29.03%) Windows
5 6 (19.35%) AIX
6 4 (12.90%) Debian
6 4 (12.90%) Fedora
6 4 (12.90%) NetWare
6 4 (12.90%) Ubuntu
6 4 (12.90%) VMS
7 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
7 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (6.45%) CentOS
9 1 (3.23%) HPUX
9 1 (3.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) SOA
3 6 (19.35%) DevOps
4 5 (16.13%) High Availability
4 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
5 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.90%) Content Management
5 4 (12.90%) CRM
5 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (12.90%) ETL
5 4 (12.90%) Identity Management
5 4 (12.90%) Information Management
5 4 (12.90%) IT Strategy
5 4 (12.90%) MODAF
5 4 (12.90%) Network Management
5 4 (12.90%) Open Source
5 4 (12.90%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (12.90%) Scrum
5 4 (12.90%) Technical Leadership
5 4 (12.90%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
3 5 (16.13%) Python
4 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
5 3 (9.68%) Perl
5 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.23%) Java
7 1 (3.23%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) CCIE
3 1 (3.23%) CCSA
3 1 (3.23%) CCSP
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) MCSE
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) RHCE
3 1 (3.23%) RHCSA
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) NIST
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.68%) Docker
4 2 (6.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (3.23%) GlusterFS
5 1 (3.23%) NFS
5 1 (3.23%) ProxySG
5 1 (3.23%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Ansible
1 6 (19.35%) Puppet
2 5 (16.13%) Data Guard
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (9.68%) Kubernetes
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (9.68%) Terraform
5 2 (6.45%) Avamar
5 2 (6.45%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
5 2 (6.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (6.45%) vCenter Server
6 1 (3.23%) Nagios
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Oracle
2 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (32.26%) Red Hat
4 8 (25.81%) IBM
5 6 (19.35%) Sun
5 6 (19.35%) Sybase
5 6 (19.35%) VMware
6 5 (16.13%) Blue Coat
6 5 (16.13%) Cisco
6 5 (16.13%) F5
7 4 (12.90%) Avaya
7 4 (12.90%) Foundstone
7 4 (12.90%) Juniper
7 4 (12.90%) Novell
8 3 (9.68%) HP
8 3 (9.68%) SaltStack
9 2 (6.45%) CommVault
9 2 (6.45%) CyberArk
9 2 (6.45%) Dell
9 2 (6.45%) NetApp