Period
to 4 March 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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 383 425 516
Rank change year-on-year +42 +91 -114
Contract jobs citing Solaris 46 66 96
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.51% 1.38% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 43 70
Median daily rate £475 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% -
10th Percentile £413 £425 £407
90th Percentile £638 £653 £675
England median daily rate £439 £470 £500
% change year-on-year -6.65% -6.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £38.75 - £22.50
10th Percentile £35.93 - £21.25
90th Percentile £41.38 - £23.75
England median hourly rate £42.00 - £17.50

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 3,040 4,783 8,362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.16% 17.13% 19.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,149 3,362 5,873
Median daily rate £483 £450 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.22% -7.22% +2.11%
10th Percentile £255 £158 £175
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £445 £415 £435
% change year-on-year +7.23% -4.60% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 151 215
Median hourly rate £35.50 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.05% +12.30% -
10th Percentile £18.00 £15.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £65.90 £63.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate £17.32 £17.43 £17.00
% change year-on-year -0.63% +2.53% +3.03%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +69 4 £625 +25.00% 3
East London +31 1 - -
West London - 1 £250 -
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 41 (89.13%) Linux
2 23 (50.00%) Windows
2 23 (50.00%) Oracle
3 16 (34.78%) Unix
4 14 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (28.26%) Azure
5 13 (28.26%) AWS
5 13 (28.26%) VMware
6 11 (23.91%) Red Hat
6 11 (23.91%) SQL
6 11 (23.91%) PaaS
6 11 (23.91%) IaaS
6 11 (23.91%) Ansible
7 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
7 10 (21.74%) AIX
8 9 (19.57%) Clustering
8 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (19.57%) Banking
8 9 (19.57%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (17.39%) SaaS
9 8 (17.39%) Puppet
9 8 (17.39%) SIEM
9 8 (17.39%) Firewall
9 8 (17.39%) Finance
9 8 (17.39%) Migration
9 8 (17.39%) Java
9 8 (17.39%) Windows Server
9 8 (17.39%) GDPR
9 8 (17.39%) Security Monitoring
9 8 (17.39%) NIST

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 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
1 5 (10.87%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.35%) Confluence
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.17%) JBoss
4 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.17%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.26%) AWS
1 13 (28.26%) Azure
2 11 (23.91%) IaaS
2 11 (23.91%) PaaS
3 8 (17.39%) GCP
3 8 (17.39%) GitHub
3 8 (17.39%) SaaS
4 4 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (2.17%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) Firewall
2 7 (15.22%) LAN
2 7 (15.22%) WAN
3 5 (10.87%) DNS
3 5 (10.87%) Internet
3 5 (10.87%) NAS
3 5 (10.87%) SAN
4 4 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (8.70%) FCoE
4 4 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (8.70%) iSCSI
4 4 (8.70%) Multicast
4 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.52%) Kerberos
5 3 (6.52%) VPN
5 3 (6.52%) Wireshark
6 2 (4.35%) DHCP
6 2 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) Hadoop
2 5 (10.87%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.70%) HBase
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (4.35%) Big Data
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2017
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2019
6 1 (2.17%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.70%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (6.52%) JIRA
3 3 (6.52%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.35%) Serena SBM
4 2 (4.35%) SonarQube
4 2 (4.35%) Subversion
5 1 (2.17%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.17%) Checkstyle
5 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.17%) FindBugs
5 1 (2.17%) Gradle
5 1 (2.17%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.17%) JUnit
5 1 (2.17%) Selenium
5 1 (2.17%) Toad
General
1 9 (19.57%) Banking
2 8 (17.39%) Finance
3 5 (10.87%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.52%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.35%) Back Office
5 2 (4.35%) International Banking
6 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.17%) Front Office
6 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Architect
2 9 (19.57%) Administrator
3 5 (10.87%) Security Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) DBA
4 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (8.70%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Data Centre Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Information Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Security Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Unix Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) Middleware
2 3 (6.52%) LDAP
3 2 (4.35%) HTML
3 2 (4.35%) JDBC
3 2 (4.35%) JSON
3 2 (4.35%) ODBC
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (4.35%) Web Services
3 2 (4.35%) XML
3 2 (4.35%) YAML
4 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.17%) JAX-RS
4 1 (2.17%) JAX-WS
4 1 (2.17%) Node.js
4 1 (2.17%) RxJS
4 1 (2.17%) Sass
4 1 (2.17%) Spring Boot
4 1 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 9 (19.57%) Clustering
3 5 (10.87%) AS400
3 5 (10.87%) Internet of Things
4 3 (6.52%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.35%) HACMP
5 2 (4.35%) Replication
5 2 (4.35%) Robotics
5 2 (4.35%) SWIFT
6 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.17%) Derivative
6 1 (2.17%) Equities
6 1 (2.17%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.17%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 41 (89.13%) Linux
2 23 (50.00%) Windows
3 16 (34.78%) Unix
4 14 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (21.74%) AIX
6 8 (17.39%) Windows Server
7 7 (15.22%) HPUX
8 4 (8.70%) CentOS
8 4 (8.70%) SUSE
9 3 (6.52%) Ubuntu
9 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
10 2 (4.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
11 1 (2.17%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Migration
1 8 (17.39%) Security Monitoring
1 8 (17.39%) SIEM
2 7 (15.22%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (13.04%) High Availability
4 5 (10.87%) ArchiMate
4 5 (10.87%) Benchmarking
4 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (10.87%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure as Code
4 5 (10.87%) SABSA
4 5 (10.87%) Security Architecture
4 5 (10.87%) TOGAF
5 4 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (8.70%) Investment Management
5 4 (8.70%) Thought Leadership
5 4 (8.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (6.52%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) SQL
2 8 (17.39%) Java
3 6 (13.04%) Perl
4 5 (10.87%) Python
5 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.52%) C#
7 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.35%) VBA
8 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.17%) ES6
8 1 (2.17%) Java 8
8 1 (2.17%) Kotlin
8 1 (2.17%) Ruby
8 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.17%) VB
8 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.17%) VB6
8 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 2 (4.35%) CCSP
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.35%) CISM
2 2 (4.35%) CISSP
2 2 (4.35%) CREST Certified
2 2 (4.35%) GCFA
2 2 (4.35%) GCIA
2 2 (4.35%) GCIH
2 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) RHCE
3 1 (2.17%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) GDPR
1 8 (17.39%) NIST
2 5 (10.87%) HIPAA
2 5 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (6.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (4.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) Oracle RAC
1 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.22%) Docker
3 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
3 6 (13.04%) NFS
4 5 (10.87%) Xen
5 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V
5 4 (8.70%) KVM
5 4 (8.70%) SRDF
6 3 (6.52%) Veritas File System
6 3 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (2.17%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) Ansible
2 8 (17.39%) Puppet
3 7 (15.22%) Kubernetes
3 7 (15.22%) Terraform
4 5 (10.87%) Control-M
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (4.35%) CSIRT
6 2 (4.35%) Data Guard
6 2 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (4.35%) Icinga
6 2 (4.35%) Netcool
6 2 (4.35%) QRadar
6 2 (4.35%) Tivoli
6 2 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (2.17%) BladeLogic
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) Oracle
2 13 (28.26%) VMware
3 11 (23.91%) Red Hat
4 7 (15.22%) Cisco
5 6 (13.04%) EMC
5 6 (13.04%) IBM
5 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 6 (13.04%) NetApp
5 6 (13.04%) Sybase
6 5 (10.87%) HP
7 4 (8.70%) Google
7 4 (8.70%) MuleSoft
8 3 (6.52%) BMC
8 3 (6.52%) SaltStack
9 2 (4.35%) 3PAR
9 2 (4.35%) Infoblox
9 2 (4.35%) Qualys
9 2 (4.35%) Serena
9 2 (4.35%) Splunk
9 2 (4.35%) Sun