Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 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
England > London
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 526 350 445
Rank change year-on-year -176 +95 +50
Contract jobs citing Solaris 65 50 66
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.22% 1.79% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 24 42
10th Percentile £425 - £425
25th Percentile £438 £363 £439
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £430 £525
Median % change year-on-year +27.91% -18.10% -
75th Percentile £613 £537 £629
90th Percentile £625 £626 £656
England median daily rate £544 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +27.94% -10.53% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £38.75 -
England median hourly rate - £38.75 -

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 5,333 2,789 5,186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.21% 15.75% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,937 1,980 3,648
10th Percentile £225 £235 £158
25th Percentile £425 £363 £299
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +15.68% +5.56% -7.69%
75th Percentile £650 £575 £575
90th Percentile £738 £655 £650
England median daily rate £495 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +15.00% +4.24% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 32 165
10th Percentile £15.00 £18.20 £14.10
25th Percentile £20.00 £22.19 £18.00
Median hourly rate £24.75 £27.33 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -9.42% +33.29% +9.63%
75th Percentile £46.75 £48.78 £36.70
90th Percentile £63.73 £63.60 £54.90
England median hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £17.12
% change year-on-year +12.68% +3.68% -0.75%

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 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -44 9 £544 -13.00% 2
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 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 London region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 55 (84.62%) Linux
2 36 (55.38%) Unix
3 33 (50.77%) Oracle
4 32 (49.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (46.15%) Red Hat
6 26 (40.00%) Finance
7 24 (36.92%) Python
8 20 (30.77%) Banking
9 17 (26.15%) SQL
10 16 (24.62%) Git (software)
10 16 (24.62%) AWS
10 16 (24.62%) Social Skills
11 15 (23.08%) Bash
11 15 (23.08%) Subversion
12 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
12 14 (21.54%) Sybase
12 14 (21.54%) Java
12 14 (21.54%) Windows
13 13 (20.00%) LDAP
13 13 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (20.00%) GitHub
14 12 (18.46%) High Availability
14 12 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (18.46%) Oracle RAC
14 12 (18.46%) Replication
14 12 (18.46%) C++
14 12 (18.46%) GDPR
14 12 (18.46%) Ansible
14 12 (18.46%) DevOps

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 7 (10.77%) Confluence
2 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.62%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.54%) Apache
3 1 (1.54%) nginx
3 1 (1.54%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Eikon
1 3 (4.62%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
1 3 (4.62%) RMDS
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (24.62%) AWS
2 13 (20.00%) GitHub
3 9 (13.85%) Azure
4 4 (6.15%) GCP
5 3 (4.62%) IaaS
5 3 (4.62%) Nutanix
6 2 (3.08%) Rubrik
7 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.54%) PaaS
7 1 (1.54%) SaaS
7 1 (1.54%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.92%) Kerberos
2 5 (7.69%) NAS
2 5 (7.69%) SAN
2 5 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.15%) DNS
4 3 (4.62%) Multicast
5 2 (3.08%) HTTP
6 1 (1.54%) Internet
6 1 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (16.92%) Oracle Database
3 11 (16.92%) Oracle Database 12c
4 10 (15.38%) MongoDB
4 10 (15.38%) MySQL
5 9 (13.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (6.15%) NoSQL
6 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
6 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (4.62%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (3.08%) Informix
8 2 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.54%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 16 (24.62%) Git (software)
2 15 (23.08%) Subversion
3 11 (16.92%) JIRA
3 11 (16.92%) TeamCity
4 10 (15.38%) Jenkins
5 5 (7.69%) GitLab
6 3 (4.62%) Selenium
6 3 (4.62%) Serena SBM
6 3 (4.62%) TestLink
7 2 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (3.08%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.08%) Emacs
7 2 (3.08%) GDB
7 2 (3.08%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (3.08%) Pylint
7 2 (3.08%) Robot Framework
7 2 (3.08%) Sublime Text
8 1 (1.54%) Flyway
General
1 26 (40.00%) Finance
2 20 (30.77%) Banking
3 16 (24.62%) Social Skills
4 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.15%) Financial Institution
5 4 (6.15%) International Banking
6 3 (4.62%) Legal
7 2 (3.08%) Front Office
7 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
7 2 (3.08%) Marketing
8 1 (1.54%) Back Office
8 1 (1.54%) French Language
8 1 (1.54%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 13 (20.00%) Administrator
2 12 (18.46%) Developer
3 10 (15.38%) Unix Engineer
4 9 (13.85%) DBA
4 9 (13.85%) Oracle DBA
5 8 (12.31%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (10.77%) C++ Developer
7 6 (9.23%) Solaris Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (6.15%) Data Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Site Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Support Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Consultant
10 3 (4.62%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Market Data Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Market Data Support Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Test Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.00%) LDAP
2 5 (7.69%) REST
2 5 (7.69%) Spring
3 4 (6.15%) Middleware
4 3 (4.62%) CSS
4 3 (4.62%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (4.62%) HTML
4 3 (4.62%) Sensu
4 3 (4.62%) Web Services
5 2 (3.08%) Beautiful Soup
5 2 (3.08%) Django
5 2 (3.08%) Jinja
5 2 (3.08%) Matplotlib
5 2 (3.08%) Node.js
5 2 (3.08%) NumPy
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (3.08%) PySide
5 2 (3.08%) PyTables
5 2 (3.08%) SciPy
5 2 (3.08%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Replication
2 10 (15.38%) Clustering
3 6 (9.23%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.69%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.62%) Hedge funds
5 3 (4.62%) Legacy Systems
5 3 (4.62%) Private Cloud
6 2 (3.08%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (3.08%) Equities
6 2 (3.08%) Fixed Income
6 2 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (3.08%) PKI
6 2 (3.08%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.54%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 55 (84.62%) Linux
2 36 (55.38%) Unix
3 32 (49.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (21.54%) Windows
5 11 (16.92%) AIX
6 9 (13.85%) Oracle Linux
7 7 (10.77%) CentOS
8 6 (9.23%) SUSE
9 5 (7.69%) Fedora
9 5 (7.69%) Ubuntu
10 4 (6.15%) Windows Server
11 3 (4.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (1.54%) VMS
13 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.46%) DevOps
2 12 (18.46%) High Availability
3 11 (16.92%) CI/CD
4 10 (15.38%) Data Security
4 10 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (13.85%) Migration
6 8 (12.31%) Database Security
6 8 (12.31%) ITIL
7 6 (9.23%) Change Management
8 5 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (7.69%) Data Protection
8 5 (7.69%) Refactoring
8 5 (7.69%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 5 (7.69%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.15%) API Development
9 4 (6.15%) Kernel Tuning
9 4 (6.15%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.92%) Python
2 17 (26.15%) SQL
3 15 (23.08%) Bash
4 14 (21.54%) Java
5 12 (18.46%) C++
6 11 (16.92%) Perl
7 9 (13.85%) PL/SQL
8 8 (12.31%) C
8 8 (12.31%) T-SQL
9 6 (9.23%) Shell Script
10 4 (6.15%) Tcl
11 3 (4.62%) C#
11 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
11 3 (4.62%) Ruby
12 2 (3.08%) Go
12 2 (3.08%) PHP
12 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.54%) Java 11
13 1 (1.54%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) RHCE
1 2 (3.08%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.46%) GDPR
2 9 (13.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 12 (18.46%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.38%) Docker
3 4 (6.15%) NFS
3 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.62%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 3 (4.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (3.08%) vSphere
6 1 (1.54%) Samba
6 1 (1.54%) Squid
6 1 (1.54%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 12 (18.46%) Ansible
2 11 (16.92%) Data Guard
3 5 (7.69%) QRadar
3 5 (7.69%) Red Hat Satellite
3 5 (7.69%) Terraform
4 4 (6.15%) Control-M
4 4 (6.15%) Kubernetes
4 4 (6.15%) Puppet
5 3 (4.62%) Grafana
5 3 (4.62%) HP ALM
5 3 (4.62%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (4.62%) Rundeck
5 3 (4.62%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (4.62%) Tivoli
6 2 (3.08%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (3.08%) Icinga
6 2 (3.08%) NetBackup
6 2 (3.08%) SELinux
Vendors
1 33 (50.77%) Oracle
2 30 (46.15%) Red Hat
3 14 (21.54%) Sybase
4 9 (13.85%) VMware
5 8 (12.31%) Splunk
6 6 (9.23%) EMC
6 6 (9.23%) Hitachi
6 6 (9.23%) HP
6 6 (9.23%) IBM
7 5 (7.69%) Qualys
7 5 (7.69%) Sun
8 4 (6.15%) CyberArk
8 4 (6.15%) ForgeRock
8 4 (6.15%) Isilon
8 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
8 4 (6.15%) ServiceNow
9 3 (4.62%) FactSet
9 3 (4.62%) Murex
9 3 (4.62%) Ping Identity
9 3 (4.62%) SaltStack