Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 499 327 476
Rank change year-on-year -172 +149 -51
Contract jobs citing Solaris 68 32 92
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.38% 1.40% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 20 59
10th Percentile £381 £361 £374
25th Percentile £456 £363 £422
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £425 £475
Median % change year-on-year +23.53% -10.53% -9.52%
75th Percentile £606 £509 £600
90th Percentile £650 £639 £650
England median daily rate £475 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +11.76% -10.53% +4.11%
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 £39.73 £35.50 £45.10
% change year-on-year +11.90% -21.29% +137.37%

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 4,921 2,284 6,548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.85% 16.56% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,598 1,579 4,687
10th Percentile £261 £250 £165
25th Percentile £425 £366 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £495 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% -2.56%
75th Percentile £638 £575 £575
90th Percentile £713 £657 £654
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 28 182
10th Percentile £14.05 £14.46 £14.00
25th Percentile £16.26 £18.38 £16.63
Median hourly rate £24.75 £23.75 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +4.21% +13.10% +12.30%
75th Percentile £48.12 £36.38 £33.06
90th Percentile £62.78 £44.80 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -5.41% +5.71% -

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -62 8 £475 -24.00% 4
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 65 (95.59%) Linux
2 40 (58.82%) Oracle
3 32 (47.06%) Red Hat
3 32 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (44.12%) Unix
5 25 (36.76%) Ansible
6 24 (35.29%) Windows
6 24 (35.29%) JIRA
7 22 (32.35%) Python
7 22 (32.35%) EMC
7 22 (32.35%) VMware
8 21 (30.88%) AIX
9 20 (29.41%) SQL
9 20 (29.41%) Perl
10 19 (27.94%) Java
10 19 (27.94%) DevOps
11 18 (26.47%) Finance
11 18 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (23.53%) Bash Shell
12 16 (23.53%) Banking
12 16 (23.53%) Migration
12 16 (23.53%) Oracle Database
12 16 (23.53%) Social Skills
13 15 (22.06%) GitHub
13 15 (22.06%) Confluence
14 14 (20.59%) Git (software)
14 14 (20.59%) AWS
14 14 (20.59%) LDAP
14 14 (20.59%) GCP
15 13 (19.12%) Terraform

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 15 (22.06%) Confluence
2 11 (16.18%) Tomcat
3 9 (13.24%) SharePoint
4 7 (10.29%) WebSphere
4 7 (10.29%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (7.35%) Apache
6 1 (1.47%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.06%) GitHub
2 14 (20.59%) AWS
2 14 (20.59%) GCP
3 12 (17.65%) Azure
4 7 (10.29%) IaaS
4 7 (10.29%) PaaS
4 7 (10.29%) SaaS
5 4 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.94%) npm
6 2 (2.94%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.12%) SAN
2 10 (14.71%) TCP/IP
3 9 (13.24%) NAS
4 8 (11.76%) DNS
4 8 (11.76%) Kerberos
4 8 (11.76%) WAN
5 7 (10.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (10.29%) FCoE
5 7 (10.29%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (10.29%) iSCSI
5 7 (10.29%) LAN
5 7 (10.29%) Multicast
6 4 (5.88%) Firewall
7 2 (2.94%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.94%) HTTP
7 2 (2.94%) SMTP
8 1 (1.47%) DHCP
8 1 (1.47%) FTP
8 1 (1.47%) SSL
8 1 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.53%) Oracle Database
2 12 (17.65%) Oracle Database 12c
3 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
4 6 (8.82%) MySQL
5 4 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (4.41%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.94%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.94%) HBase
7 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (2.94%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 24 (35.29%) JIRA
2 14 (20.59%) Git (software)
3 13 (19.12%) Jenkins
4 11 (16.18%) Sonatype Nexus
4 11 (16.18%) Subversion
4 11 (16.18%) TeamCity
5 5 (7.35%) GitLab
5 5 (7.35%) Serena SBM
6 4 (5.88%) Maven
7 3 (4.41%) Gradle
7 3 (4.41%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (4.41%) Selenium
7 3 (4.41%) TestLink
8 2 (2.94%) Robot Framework
9 1 (1.47%) AppScan
9 1 (1.47%) Burp Suite
General
1 18 (26.47%) Finance
2 16 (23.53%) Banking
2 16 (23.53%) Social Skills
3 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.41%) International Banking
5 2 (2.94%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.94%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.47%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (1.47%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (20.59%) Administrator
1 14 (20.59%) Architect
2 11 (16.18%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (10.29%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (10.29%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (10.29%) Unix Administrator
4 6 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.35%) Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Site Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Test Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.41%) Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) C++ Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) DBA
7 3 (4.41%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.59%) LDAP
2 7 (10.29%) Middleware
3 6 (8.82%) REST
4 4 (5.88%) Web Services
5 3 (4.41%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (4.41%) Sensu
5 3 (4.41%) XML
6 2 (2.94%) HTML
6 2 (2.94%) LAMP
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (2.94%) Spring
6 2 (2.94%) XSLT
7 1 (1.47%) JDBC
7 1 (1.47%) JMS
7 1 (1.47%) SailPoint
7 1 (1.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Replication
2 9 (13.24%) Data Centre
3 8 (11.76%) Clustering
4 3 (4.41%) Fixed Income
4 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.94%) Equities
5 2 (2.94%) PKI
6 1 (1.47%) AS400
6 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.47%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 65 (95.59%) Linux
2 32 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (44.12%) Unix
4 24 (35.29%) Windows
5 21 (30.88%) AIX
6 6 (8.82%) HPUX
7 5 (7.35%) Windows Server
8 4 (5.88%) SUSE
9 3 (4.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (4.41%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.94%) CentOS
10 2 (2.94%) OpenVMS
11 1 (1.47%) Debian
11 1 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.47%) Slackware
11 1 (1.47%) VMS
11 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) DevOps
2 16 (23.53%) Migration
3 13 (19.12%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (17.65%) High Availability
5 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (14.71%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (11.76%) Kernel Tuning
7 8 (11.76%) Storage Management
8 7 (10.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (10.29%) ITIL
9 6 (8.82%) Benchmarking
9 6 (8.82%) Data Security
9 6 (8.82%) Security Hardening
10 5 (7.35%) API Integration
10 5 (7.35%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (7.35%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 4 (5.88%) Decision-Making
11 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.35%) Python
2 20 (29.41%) Perl
2 20 (29.41%) SQL
3 19 (27.94%) Java
4 16 (23.53%) Bash Shell
5 12 (17.65%) Shell Script
6 7 (10.29%) C++
7 6 (8.82%) C
7 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
7 6 (8.82%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.41%) AWK
8 3 (4.41%) Korn
8 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.94%) C#
9 2 (2.94%) Groovy
9 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.94%) Ruby
10 1 (1.47%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) Degree
3 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.47%) CCNA
4 1 (1.47%) CCNP
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.47%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (1.47%) RHCE
4 1 (1.47%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) GDPR
2 5 (7.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.94%) NIST
4 1 (1.47%) Accessibility
4 1 (1.47%) FISMA
4 1 (1.47%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 18 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (19.12%) Active Directory
3 12 (17.65%) NFS
4 9 (13.24%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (11.76%) Docker
6 7 (10.29%) Hyper-V
6 7 (10.29%) KVM
6 7 (10.29%) SRDF
6 7 (10.29%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (10.29%) Xen
7 6 (8.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 5 (7.35%) Veritas File System
9 3 (4.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (2.94%) vSphere
11 1 (1.47%) Oracle Clusterware
11 1 (1.47%) Squid
Systems Management
1 25 (36.76%) Ansible
2 13 (19.12%) Terraform
3 11 (16.18%) Control-M
3 11 (16.18%) Puppet
4 10 (14.71%) Red Hat Satellite
5 8 (11.76%) Kubernetes
5 8 (11.76%) QRadar
6 7 (10.29%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (10.29%) Tivoli
6 7 (10.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (7.35%) Data Guard
8 4 (5.88%) Grafana
8 4 (5.88%) Netcool
8 4 (5.88%) Packer
9 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 3 (4.41%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (4.41%) HP ALM
9 3 (4.41%) Icinga
9 3 (4.41%) Rundeck
9 3 (4.41%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 40 (58.82%) Oracle
2 32 (47.06%) Red Hat
3 22 (32.35%) EMC
3 22 (32.35%) VMware
4 13 (19.12%) Splunk
5 11 (16.18%) Qualys
6 10 (14.71%) IBM
6 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
6 10 (14.71%) Murex
7 9 (13.24%) Cisco
8 8 (11.76%) BMC
8 8 (11.76%) CyberArk
8 8 (11.76%) HP
8 8 (11.76%) NetApp
9 7 (10.29%) Google
10 5 (7.35%) SaltStack
10 5 (7.35%) Serena
10 5 (7.35%) ServiceNow
11 4 (5.88%) Sybase
11 4 (5.88%) Veritas