Period
to 12 December 2019

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 12 December 2019 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
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 452 449 370
Rank change year-on-year -3 -79 -18
Contract jobs citing Solaris 80 186 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.24% 0.40% 0.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.33% 2.00% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 128 171
London median daily rate £500 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £368 £375 £340
90th Percentile £650 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% -27.73% -25.63%
England median hourly rate £52.50 £17.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year +195.77% -44.53% -11.11%

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 6,002 9,312 9,892
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.64% 19.79% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,127 6,542 7,040
London median daily rate £450 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £159 £188 £200
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
England median daily rate £418 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -1.76% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 269 272
London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -0.80% +4.72%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £55.50 £47.50 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in London

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in London

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in London over the 6 months to 12 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solaris in London

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor 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 12 December 2019. 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 +47 17 £475 -7.77% 2
East London +36 1 £550 - 2
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, 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 63 (78.75%) Linux
2 57 (71.25%) Unix
3 34 (42.50%) Oracle
4 27 (33.75%) SQL
4 27 (33.75%) Finance
5 23 (28.75%) Perl
5 23 (28.75%) Windows
6 22 (27.50%) Banking
7 20 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 16 (20.00%) Relational Database
9 15 (18.75%) Shell Script
10 14 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (17.50%) DevOps
11 13 (16.25%) Oracle Database
11 13 (16.25%) Java
12 12 (15.00%) Sybase
12 12 (15.00%) Python
13 11 (13.75%) ITIL
13 11 (13.75%) Migration
13 11 (13.75%) FIX Protocol
13 11 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (13.75%) Investment Banking
13 11 (13.75%) Ansible
13 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (12.50%) Active Directory
15 9 (11.25%) RDBMS
15 9 (11.25%) HP
15 9 (11.25%) Sun
15 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
15 9 (11.25%) Informatica

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 8 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.25%) JBoss
3 4 (5.00%) IIS
4 3 (3.75%) Apache
5 2 (2.50%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.50%) CMS
5 2 (2.50%) Confluence
5 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.25%) OpenEdge
6 1 (1.25%) SilverStripe
6 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) HiPortfolio
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (1.25%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) Azure
2 5 (6.25%) AWS
3 3 (3.75%) GitHub
3 3 (3.75%) OpenShift
4 2 (2.50%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.25%) GCP
5 1 (1.25%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.25%) IaaS
5 1 (1.25%) NuGet
5 1 (1.25%) Office 365
5 1 (1.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.00%) Internet
1 8 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.50%) NAS
3 5 (6.25%) FIX Connectivity
3 5 (6.25%) SAN
4 4 (5.00%) DHCP
4 4 (5.00%) DNS
4 4 (5.00%) WAN
5 3 (3.75%) FTP
5 3 (3.75%) LAN
6 2 (2.50%) Firewall
6 2 (2.50%) SSH
7 1 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.25%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.25%) Intranet
7 1 (1.25%) Multicast
7 1 (1.25%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 13 (16.25%) Oracle Database
3 9 (11.25%) PowerCenter
3 9 (11.25%) RDBMS
3 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (3.75%) MySQL
6 2 (2.50%) DB2
6 2 (2.50%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.50%) Power BI
7 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.25%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (1.25%) Redis
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.50%) Subversion
3 4 (5.00%) Bitbucket
3 4 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.00%) JIRA
3 4 (5.00%) JUnit
3 4 (5.00%) Maven
4 2 (2.50%) Artifactory
4 2 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.50%) LoadUI
4 2 (2.50%) Selenium
4 2 (2.50%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.25%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.25%) Mocha
5 1 (1.25%) MSI
5 1 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 27 (33.75%) Finance
2 22 (27.50%) Banking
3 11 (13.75%) Investment Banking
4 7 (8.75%) Front Office
5 3 (3.75%) Retail
6 2 (2.50%) Law
6 2 (2.50%) Publishing
6 2 (2.50%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (18.75%) Developer
2 10 (12.50%) Administrator
2 10 (12.50%) Analyst
3 9 (11.25%) Informatica Developer
3 9 (11.25%) Unix Engineer
4 6 (7.50%) Architect
4 6 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (6.25%) Solaris Administrator
6 4 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) Applications Support
7 3 (3.75%) Consultant
7 3 (3.75%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (3.75%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.75%) Unix Administrator
7 3 (3.75%) Unix Support
7 3 (3.75%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.75%) FIX Protocol
2 7 (8.75%) LDAP
3 6 (7.50%) XML
4 5 (6.25%) Middleware
5 4 (5.00%) Ajax
5 4 (5.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (5.00%) Java EE
5 4 (5.00%) REST
6 3 (3.75%) Hibernate
6 3 (3.75%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (3.75%) Web Services
7 2 (2.50%) CSS
7 2 (2.50%) Google Maps API
7 2 (2.50%) HTML
7 2 (2.50%) jQuery
7 2 (2.50%) JSON
7 2 (2.50%) JSP
7 2 (2.50%) RSS
7 2 (2.50%) SOAP
7 2 (2.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.25%) Equities
3 6 (7.50%) Derivative
4 4 (5.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.75%) Clustering
5 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.75%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.75%) Replication
6 2 (2.50%) Blog
7 1 (1.25%) CMDB
7 1 (1.25%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.25%) Eurex
7 1 (1.25%) PKI
7 1 (1.25%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.25%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 63 (78.75%) Linux
2 57 (71.25%) Unix
3 23 (28.75%) Windows
4 14 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.25%) AIX
5 5 (6.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.75%) Windows NT
7 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.75%) zOS
8 2 (2.50%) CentOS
8 2 (2.50%) HPUX
8 2 (2.50%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.50%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.25%) SUSE
9 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.50%) DevOps
2 11 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (13.75%) ITIL
2 11 (13.75%) Migration
3 9 (11.25%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (10.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 8 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 7 (8.75%) Technical Leadership
6 6 (7.50%) Analytics
6 6 (7.50%) Configuration Management
6 6 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (7.50%) Identity Management
6 6 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (6.25%) Data Management
7 5 (6.25%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 4 (5.00%) Creative Thinking
8 4 (5.00%) Front End Development
8 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (5.00%) SDLC
8 4 (5.00%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 27 (33.75%) SQL
2 23 (28.75%) Perl
3 15 (18.75%) Shell Script
4 13 (16.25%) Java
5 12 (15.00%) Python
6 5 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.75%) C
7 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.50%) Korn
8 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.50%) Tcl
9 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.25%) C++
9 1 (1.25%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.75%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) CISM
4 1 (1.25%) CISSP
4 1 (1.25%) Degree
4 1 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.25%) MCP
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.25%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) COBIT
2 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.75%) Docker
3 5 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (3.75%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.50%) NFS
6 2 (2.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.25%) KVM
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.25%) Samba
7 1 (1.25%) SRDF
7 1 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (13.75%) Ansible
2 7 (8.75%) Puppet
3 6 (7.50%) Oracle ZFS
4 5 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (6.25%) Terraform
5 3 (3.75%) Kubernetes
5 3 (3.75%) PowerBroker
6 2 (2.50%) Control-M
6 2 (2.50%) Grafana
6 2 (2.50%) Kibana
6 2 (2.50%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.25%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.25%) Packer
7 1 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 34 (42.50%) Oracle
2 20 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 12 (15.00%) Sybase
4 9 (11.25%) HP
4 9 (11.25%) Informatica
4 9 (11.25%) Sun
5 7 (8.75%) VMware
6 6 (7.50%) Dell
6 6 (7.50%) Splunk
6 6 (7.50%) TIBCO
7 5 (6.25%) F5
7 5 (6.25%) IBM
7 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
8 4 (5.00%) Juniper
8 4 (5.00%) NetApp
8 4 (5.00%) Veritas
9 3 (3.75%) Cisco
9 3 (3.75%) Citrix
9 3 (3.75%) EMC
9 3 (3.75%) Google