Period
to 14 May 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 14 May 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
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 402 390 513
Rank change year-on-year -12 +123 -86
Contract jobs citing Solaris 61 39 94
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.26% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.78% 1.08% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 54
10th Percentile £413 £350 £423
25th Percentile £459 £450 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £470 £500
Median % change year-on-year +6.38% -6.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £578 £588 £575
90th Percentile £600 £603 £700
England median daily rate £450 £470 £475
% change year-on-year -4.26% -1.05% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £43.20
England median hourly rate £48.25 - £43.20

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 3,423 3,602 7,368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.34% 17.35% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,418 2,574 5,215
10th Percentile £275 £178 £181
25th Percentile £400 £325 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £463 £488
Median % change year-on-year +8.11% -5.13% +2.63%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £588
90th Percentile £688 £650 £656
England median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 100 187
10th Percentile £15.00 £13.69 £14.00
25th Percentile £24.00 £17.88 £16.08
Median hourly rate £43.00 £21.00 £20.33
Median % change year-on-year +104.76% +3.32% +5.58%
75th Percentile £64.00 £47.15 £34.38
90th Percentile £68.00 £53.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £17.77 £17.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.01% +1.47% -

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 14 May 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 14 May 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 +19 4 £475 -5.00% 1
West London +23 1 £250 -33.33%
Solaris
England

For the 6 months to 14 May 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 57 (93.44%) Linux
2 38 (62.30%) Oracle
3 34 (55.74%) Windows
4 31 (50.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (49.18%) Red Hat
6 21 (34.43%) VMware
7 20 (32.79%) Unix
8 18 (29.51%) Python
9 17 (27.87%) Perl
9 17 (27.87%) SQL
9 17 (27.87%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (27.87%) Azure
10 16 (26.23%) Ansible
11 15 (24.59%) AWS
12 14 (22.95%) AIX
12 14 (22.95%) EMC
13 13 (21.31%) Java
13 13 (21.31%) Clustering
13 13 (21.31%) PaaS
13 13 (21.31%) High Availability
13 13 (21.31%) IaaS
13 13 (21.31%) Terraform
14 12 (19.67%) Data Centre
14 12 (19.67%) Jenkins
14 12 (19.67%) Migration
15 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
15 11 (18.03%) GCP
15 11 (18.03%) Windows Server
16 10 (16.39%) LDAP
16 10 (16.39%) TCP/IP

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 9 (14.75%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.20%) Confluence
2 5 (8.20%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.20%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.92%) Apache
5 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.64%) JBoss
5 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 17 (27.87%) Azure
2 15 (24.59%) AWS
3 13 (21.31%) IaaS
3 13 (21.31%) PaaS
4 11 (18.03%) GCP
5 10 (16.39%) GitHub
5 10 (16.39%) SaaS
6 4 (6.56%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (3.28%) npm
8 1 (1.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.64%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.39%) TCP/IP
2 8 (13.11%) DNS
2 8 (13.11%) NAS
2 8 (13.11%) SAN
3 6 (9.84%) Firewall
4 5 (8.20%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (8.20%) FCoE
4 5 (8.20%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (8.20%) Internet
4 5 (8.20%) iSCSI
4 5 (8.20%) Kerberos
4 5 (8.20%) LAN
4 5 (8.20%) Multicast
4 5 (8.20%) WAN
5 3 (4.92%) DHCP
5 3 (4.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) Oracle Database
1 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.48%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.20%) Hadoop
3 5 (8.20%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (8.20%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (6.56%) HBase
5 3 (4.92%) MySQL
5 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2017
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2019
5 3 (4.92%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (3.28%) Big Data
7 1 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.64%) DB2
7 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Jenkins
2 9 (14.75%) Sonatype Nexus
3 8 (13.11%) JIRA
3 8 (13.11%) TeamCity
4 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
5 6 (9.84%) Maven
6 5 (8.20%) Gradle
7 4 (6.56%) GitLab
7 4 (6.56%) Subversion
8 2 (3.28%) Grunt
8 2 (3.28%) Serena SBM
9 1 (1.64%) AppScan
9 1 (1.64%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.64%) Burp Suite
9 1 (1.64%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.64%) Toad
General
1 9 (14.75%) Banking
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
2 8 (13.11%) Social Skills
3 6 (9.84%) Presentation Skills
4 5 (8.20%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.92%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.92%) Influencing Skills
6 2 (3.28%) International Banking
7 1 (1.64%) Back Office
7 1 (1.64%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (1.64%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 24 (39.34%) Architect
2 12 (19.67%) Administrator
3 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (11.48%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (9.84%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (9.84%) Technical Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Security Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Unix Administrator
6 4 (6.56%) DBA
6 4 (6.56%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (6.56%) VMware Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Data Centre Architect
7 3 (4.92%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.92%) SQL DBA
7 3 (4.92%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) LDAP
2 6 (9.84%) Middleware
3 5 (8.20%) REST
4 2 (3.28%) JDBC
4 2 (3.28%) JSON
4 2 (3.28%) LAMP
4 2 (3.28%) ODBC
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (3.28%) SOAP
4 2 (3.28%) Velocity
4 2 (3.28%) Web Services
5 1 (1.64%) .NET
5 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.64%) HTML
5 1 (1.64%) J2EE
5 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Clustering
2 12 (19.67%) Data Centre
3 6 (9.84%) Replication
4 5 (8.20%) AS400
4 5 (8.20%) EMC VNX
4 5 (8.20%) Internet of Things
5 2 (3.28%) Cloud Native
5 2 (3.28%) HACMP
6 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.64%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 57 (93.44%) Linux
2 34 (55.74%) Windows
3 31 (50.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (32.79%) Unix
5 14 (22.95%) AIX
6 11 (18.03%) Windows Server
7 8 (13.11%) HPUX
8 5 (8.20%) CentOS
8 5 (8.20%) Ubuntu
9 4 (6.56%) SUSE
9 4 (6.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.64%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.31%) High Availability
2 12 (19.67%) Migration
3 10 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (14.75%) DevOps
5 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure as Code
5 7 (11.48%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (9.84%) Kernel Tuning
7 5 (8.20%) ArchiMate
7 5 (8.20%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (8.20%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (8.20%) SABSA
7 5 (8.20%) Security Architecture
7 5 (8.20%) Security Hardening
7 5 (8.20%) Security Monitoring
7 5 (8.20%) SIEM
7 5 (8.20%) TOGAF
8 4 (6.56%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.51%) Python
2 17 (27.87%) Perl
2 17 (27.87%) SQL
3 13 (21.31%) Java
4 10 (16.39%) Shell Script
5 9 (14.75%) Bash Shell
6 6 (9.84%) PL/SQL
7 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
7 5 (8.20%) Ruby
8 4 (6.56%) C#
8 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
9 3 (4.92%) AWK
9 3 (4.92%) Groovy
9 3 (4.92%) Korn
9 3 (4.92%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.64%) C
10 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.64%) VBA
10 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.56%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.75%) GDPR
2 6 (9.84%) NIST
3 5 (8.20%) HIPAA
3 5 (8.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (8.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (6.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.64%) FISMA
System Software
1 17 (27.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (16.39%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (14.75%) NFS
3 9 (14.75%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (11.48%) Active Directory
4 7 (11.48%) Docker
4 7 (11.48%) Veritas File System
5 5 (8.20%) Hyper-V
5 5 (8.20%) KVM
5 5 (8.20%) SRDF
5 5 (8.20%) Xen
6 3 (4.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (3.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (26.23%) Ansible
2 13 (21.31%) Terraform
3 9 (14.75%) Kubernetes
4 8 (13.11%) Puppet
5 7 (11.48%) Red Hat Satellite
6 5 (8.20%) Control-M
6 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (8.20%) vRealize
7 4 (6.56%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (6.56%) Netcool
7 4 (6.56%) QRadar
7 4 (6.56%) Tivoli
7 4 (6.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (4.92%) BladeLogic
9 2 (3.28%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (3.28%) Icinga
10 1 (1.64%) AppDetective
10 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (1.64%) Nessus
10 1 (1.64%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 38 (62.30%) Oracle
2 30 (49.18%) Red Hat
3 21 (34.43%) VMware
4 14 (22.95%) EMC
5 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
6 10 (16.39%) IBM
7 9 (14.75%) HP
8 8 (13.11%) Sybase
9 7 (11.48%) BMC
9 7 (11.48%) NetApp
10 6 (9.84%) Qualys
11 5 (8.20%) Cisco
11 5 (8.20%) Google
11 5 (8.20%) SaltStack
12 4 (6.56%) CyberArk
12 4 (6.56%) MuleSoft
12 4 (6.56%) Splunk
12 4 (6.56%) Veritas
13 3 (4.92%) Dell
13 3 (4.92%) SAP