The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 77 84 75
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing Solaris 11 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.89% 0.23% 0.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.89% 1.23% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.66%
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
283 244 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.80% 18.56% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 90 99
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £182 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 25
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £18.75 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +4 8 - -
Amersham - 1 - -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris.

1 18 (75.00%) Linux
2 16 (66.67%) UNIX
3 14 (58.33%) AIX
3 14 (58.33%) Oracle
4 12 (50.00%) SQL
4 12 (50.00%) Finance
5 11 (45.83%) Windows
6 9 (37.50%) Migration
6 9 (37.50%) Clustering
6 9 (37.50%) Oracle Database
7 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 8 (33.33%) TIBCO EMS
7 8 (33.33%) TIBCO
7 8 (33.33%) BusinessWorks
7 8 (33.33%) Java
7 8 (33.33%) DB2
8 7 (29.17%) Korn
8 7 (29.17%) High Availability
9 6 (25.00%) Data Migration
9 6 (25.00%) NetApp
10 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (20.83%) VB
10 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (20.83%) Project Management
10 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (20.83%) DB2 UDB
10 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
11 4 (16.67%) Brocade

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.17%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
1 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (33.33%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.17%) SAP APO
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 8 (33.33%) DB2
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (20.83%) DB2 UDB
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (8.33%) OLTP
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Administrator
2 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.50%) DBA
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Solaris Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Migration Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Virtualisation Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.17%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (4.17%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Clustering
2 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) N-Tier
3 2 (8.33%) HACMP
3 2 (8.33%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Linux
2 16 (66.67%) UNIX
3 14 (58.33%) AIX
4 11 (45.83%) Windows
5 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Migration
2 7 (29.17%) High Availability
3 6 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (20.83%) Project Management
4 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.50%) Service Management
6 3 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (8.33%) Change Control
7 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.33%) Workflow
8 1 (4.17%) Change Management
8 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 7 (29.17%) Korn
4 5 (20.83%) VB
5 2 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) GPFS
3 1 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (4.17%) Control-M
2 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle
2 8 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 6 (25.00%) NetApp
4 4 (16.67%) Brocade
4 4 (16.67%) 3PAR
4 4 (16.67%) IBM
4 4 (16.67%) HP
4 4 (16.67%) EMC
5 3 (12.50%) Sun
6 2 (8.33%) VMware
6 2 (8.33%) Veritas
6 2 (8.33%) Intel
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.17%) SAP
7 1 (4.17%) BMC
7 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.17%) Remedy