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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 72 86 64
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -22
Contract jobs citing Solaris 16 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.35% 0.23% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.32% 1.15% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£293 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £26.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+2.83% -1.85%
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
253 262 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.30% 20.39% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 103 68
Average daily rate £350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £145 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 29 44
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.63 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +15.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.98 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £29.60 £24.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 28 May 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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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 +12 12 £293 - 1
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) UNIX
3 12 (63.16%) AIX
4 10 (52.63%) Windows
4 10 (52.63%) Oracle
4 10 (52.63%) Finance
5 9 (47.37%) SQL
6 8 (42.11%) Migration
7 7 (36.84%) Clustering
8 6 (31.58%) TIBCO EMS
8 6 (31.58%) DB2
8 6 (31.58%) Java
8 6 (31.58%) NetApp
8 6 (31.58%) TIBCO
8 6 (31.58%) BusinessWorks
8 6 (31.58%) Bash Shell
8 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
9 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
9 5 (26.32%) High Availability
9 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
9 5 (26.32%) Korn
9 5 (26.32%) Project Management
10 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (21.05%) DB2 UDB
10 4 (21.05%) Brocade
10 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (21.05%) SAN
10 4 (21.05%) IBM
10 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (21.05%) HP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (31.58%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) DB2
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
2 4 (21.05%) DB2 UDB
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.53%) OLTP
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) DBA
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Clustering
2 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.53%) Replication
3 2 (10.53%) HACMP
3 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.26%) CMDB
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) UNIX
3 12 (63.16%) AIX
4 10 (52.63%) Windows
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Migration
2 5 (26.32%) High Availability
2 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
2 5 (26.32%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.79%) Service Management
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Workflow
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Change Control
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) Bash Shell
3 5 (26.32%) Korn
4 4 (21.05%) VB
5 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (10.53%) GPFS
2 1 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.26%) Control-M
2 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) NetApp
2 6 (31.58%) TIBCO
3 4 (21.05%) Brocade
3 4 (21.05%) IBM
3 4 (21.05%) HP
3 4 (21.05%) EMC
3 4 (21.05%) 3PAR
4 3 (15.79%) Sun
5 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 2 (10.53%) Intel
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.26%) Remedy
6 1 (5.26%) BMC
6 1 (5.26%) Veritas
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat