Period
to 30 July 2021

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 30 July 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
England > London
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 456 358 485
Rank change year-on-year -98 +127 -51
Contract jobs citing Solaris 75 35 114
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.76% 1.28% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 30 65
10th Percentile £394 £346 £413
25th Percentile £462 £428 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £470 £485
Median % change year-on-year +9.04% -3.09% +7.78%
75th Percentile £588 £499 £569
90th Percentile £641 £613 £700
England median daily rate £450 £450 £460
% change year-on-year - -2.17% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £35.50 £43.20
Median % change year-on-year - -17.82% +100.93%
England median hourly rate £47.50 £35.50 £45.10
% change year-on-year +33.80% -21.29% +45.48%

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 4,256 2,739 7,291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.06% 17.32% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,997 1,973 5,215
10th Percentile £296 £220 £175
25th Percentile £413 £363 £358
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £485 £475
Median % change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% -1.04%
75th Percentile £625 £575 £588
90th Percentile £700 £659 £656
England median daily rate £470 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +4.44% +2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 51 184
10th Percentile £14.95 £14.50 £12.83
25th Percentile £16.26 £19.39 £16.06
Median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £20.67
Median % change year-on-year -10.71% +35.49% +8.76%
75th Percentile £58.17 £47.83 £28.31
90th Percentile £65.30 £53.75 £51.19
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.23 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% -

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 30 July 2021.

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 30 July 2021. 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 -34 3 £475 -5.00% 5
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 London region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 75 (100.00%) Linux
2 52 (69.33%) Oracle
3 42 (56.00%) Windows
4 41 (54.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (48.00%) Red Hat
6 30 (40.00%) VMware
7 28 (37.33%) SQL
7 28 (37.33%) EMC
8 25 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 24 (32.00%) Python
9 24 (32.00%) Ansible
10 21 (28.00%) Terraform
10 21 (28.00%) AIX
10 21 (28.00%) Unix
10 21 (28.00%) Java
11 20 (26.67%) Perl
11 20 (26.67%) AWS
12 19 (25.33%) Azure
12 19 (25.33%) Oracle Database
13 18 (24.00%) GitHub
13 18 (24.00%) GCP
13 18 (24.00%) Microsoft
14 17 (22.67%) Migration
14 17 (22.67%) JIRA
14 17 (22.67%) Jenkins
15 16 (21.33%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (21.33%) SQL Server
16 15 (20.00%) NFS
16 15 (20.00%) Puppet
16 15 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c

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 14 (18.67%) Tomcat
2 13 (17.33%) Confluence
3 11 (14.67%) WebSphere
3 11 (14.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (10.67%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.33%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (26.67%) AWS
2 19 (25.33%) Azure
3 18 (24.00%) GCP
3 18 (24.00%) GitHub
4 13 (17.33%) IaaS
4 13 (17.33%) PaaS
5 10 (13.33%) SaaS
6 5 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.67%) npm
7 2 (2.67%) Snowflake
8 1 (1.33%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.67%) SAN
2 13 (17.33%) NAS
3 12 (16.00%) WAN
4 11 (14.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (14.67%) FCoE
4 11 (14.67%) Fibre Channel
4 11 (14.67%) iSCSI
4 11 (14.67%) LAN
4 11 (14.67%) Multicast
5 10 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 8 (10.67%) DNS
7 7 (9.33%) Firewall
7 7 (9.33%) Kerberos
8 4 (5.33%) Internet
9 2 (2.67%) DHCP
9 2 (2.67%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.67%) HTTP
9 2 (2.67%) SMTP
9 2 (2.67%) Wireshark
10 1 (1.33%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.33%) Oracle Database
2 16 (21.33%) SQL Server
3 15 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 11 (14.67%) MongoDB
5 7 (9.33%) Hadoop
6 6 (8.00%) HBase
6 6 (8.00%) MySQL
6 6 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2017
7 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2019
7 5 (6.67%) Sybase ASE
8 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
8 3 (4.00%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (22.67%) Jenkins
1 17 (22.67%) JIRA
2 15 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 9 (12.00%) TeamCity
4 7 (9.33%) Git (software)
4 7 (9.33%) Subversion
5 6 (8.00%) Maven
6 5 (6.67%) Gradle
7 4 (5.33%) GitLab
7 4 (5.33%) Serena SBM
8 2 (2.67%) Grunt
9 1 (1.33%) AppScan
9 1 (1.33%) Burp Suite
9 1 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 15 (20.00%) Social Skills
2 13 (17.33%) Banking
3 9 (12.00%) Finance
4 6 (8.00%) Presentation Skills
5 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.33%) Manufacturing
7 3 (4.00%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
8 2 (2.67%) Public Sector
8 2 (2.67%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.33%) Back Office
9 1 (1.33%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (36.00%) Architect
2 12 (16.00%) Administrator
3 11 (14.67%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (12.00%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (9.33%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (9.33%) Unix Administrator
7 6 (8.00%) DBA
7 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 5 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (6.67%) Technical Architect
9 4 (5.33%) Security Architect
9 4 (5.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 3 (4.00%) AWS Architect
10 3 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) SQL DBA
10 3 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
11 2 (2.67%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.00%) LDAP
2 11 (14.67%) Middleware
3 5 (6.67%) REST
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (4.00%) Web Services
5 3 (4.00%) XML
6 2 (2.67%) HTML
6 2 (2.67%) LAMP
6 2 (2.67%) SOAP
6 2 (2.67%) Velocity
6 2 (2.67%) XSLT
7 1 (1.33%) JDBC
7 1 (1.33%) JMS
7 1 (1.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Replication
2 8 (10.67%) Clustering
2 8 (10.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.67%) EMC VNX
4 4 (5.33%) AS400
4 4 (5.33%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.67%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.33%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.33%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (56.00%) Windows
3 41 (54.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (28.00%) AIX
4 21 (28.00%) Unix
5 12 (16.00%) Windows Server
6 8 (10.67%) HPUX
7 5 (6.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 5 (6.67%) Ubuntu
8 4 (5.33%) CentOS
8 4 (5.33%) SUSE
9 2 (2.67%) OpenVMS
10 1 (1.33%) Debian
10 1 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.33%) Slackware
10 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.67%) Migration
2 16 (21.33%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (17.33%) DevOps
5 11 (14.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (14.67%) High Availability
6 10 (13.33%) Benchmarking
6 10 (13.33%) Infrastructure as Code
7 8 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (9.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (9.33%) ITIL
9 6 (8.00%) Storage Management
10 5 (6.67%) Data Security
10 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 5 (6.67%) Kernel Tuning
10 5 (6.67%) Security Hardening
11 4 (5.33%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (5.33%) GAP Analysis
11 4 (5.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 28 (37.33%) SQL
2 24 (32.00%) Python
3 21 (28.00%) Java
4 20 (26.67%) Perl
5 14 (18.67%) Bash Shell
6 13 (17.33%) Shell Script
7 9 (12.00%) PL/SQL
8 7 (9.33%) Ruby
9 6 (8.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (8.00%) PowerShell
9 6 (8.00%) T-SQL
10 5 (6.67%) C
10 5 (6.67%) C#
11 3 (4.00%) AWK
11 3 (4.00%) Groovy
11 3 (4.00%) Korn
12 1 (1.33%) C++
12 1 (1.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.33%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.67%) Degree
4 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.33%) CCNA
5 1 (1.33%) CCNP
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.33%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (1.33%) RHCE
5 1 (1.33%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.00%) GDPR
2 5 (6.67%) NIST
2 5 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (5.33%) HIPAA
3 4 (5.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.33%) Accessibility
4 1 (1.33%) FISMA
System Software
1 25 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (20.00%) NFS
3 13 (17.33%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (16.00%) Active Directory
5 11 (14.67%) Hyper-V
5 11 (14.67%) KVM
5 11 (14.67%) SRDF
5 11 (14.67%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (14.67%) Xen
6 7 (9.33%) Docker
7 6 (8.00%) Veritas File System
8 5 (6.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (2.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (1.33%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 24 (32.00%) Ansible
2 21 (28.00%) Terraform
3 15 (20.00%) Puppet
4 11 (14.67%) Control-M
5 9 (12.00%) Kubernetes
6 8 (10.67%) Red Hat Satellite
7 6 (8.00%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (8.00%) QRadar
7 6 (8.00%) Tivoli
7 6 (8.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (6.67%) Data Guard
8 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (6.67%) vRealize
9 4 (5.33%) Packer
10 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 3 (4.00%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (4.00%) Netcool
11 2 (2.67%) BladeLogic
11 2 (2.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (2.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 52 (69.33%) Oracle
2 36 (48.00%) Red Hat
3 30 (40.00%) VMware
4 28 (37.33%) EMC
5 18 (24.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (16.00%) Cisco
7 11 (14.67%) Google
7 11 (14.67%) NetApp
7 11 (14.67%) Sybase
8 10 (13.33%) Murex
9 9 (12.00%) IBM
9 9 (12.00%) Qualys
10 8 (10.67%) BMC
11 7 (9.33%) Splunk
12 6 (8.00%) CyberArk
12 6 (8.00%) HP
13 5 (6.67%) MuleSoft
13 5 (6.67%) SAP
14 4 (5.33%) SaltStack
14 4 (5.33%) ServiceNow