The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 74 71 82
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.20% 1.25% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.05% 6.02% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £293 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £387 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+41.50% -
Solaris
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
190 249 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.33% 20.73% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 90 105
Median daily rate £400 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 26
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.14 £15.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% +3.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.25%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solaris across the Buckinghamshire region.

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -6 1 - -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Informatics
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas File System
3 1 (33.33%) Health Informatics
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) SnapVault
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (33.33%) HPUX

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Storage Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Storage Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Health Informatics
1 1 (33.33%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) HPUX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas