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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 76 84 77
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing Solaris 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.10% 0.43% 0.097%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.44% 1.81% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £39.00 £33.43
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +16.67%
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
228 276 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.48% 23.51% 23.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 103 106
Average daily rate £350 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £140 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 25
Average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.42 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.00 £18.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 11 (73.33%) Unix
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 10 (66.67%) AIX
2 10 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) Oracle
3 9 (60.00%) NetApp
4 8 (53.33%) Migration
4 8 (53.33%) Clustering
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
5 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (46.67%) VMware
5 7 (46.67%) Intel
5 7 (46.67%) Java
5 7 (46.67%) N-Tier
6 6 (40.00%) Linux
6 6 (40.00%) OLTP
6 6 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (40.00%) HACMP
6 6 (40.00%) GPFS
7 5 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (33.33%) Retail
7 5 (33.33%) Requirements Management
7 5 (33.33%) Service Management
7 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
8 4 (26.67%) SLA
9 3 (20.00%) HP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (40.00%) OLTP
2 3 (20.00%) DB2
3 2 (13.33%) DB2 UDB
3 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (13.33%) PowerCenter
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Architect
2 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Solaris Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Architect
4 2 (13.33%) TIBCO Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Unix Architect
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Architect
5 1 (6.67%) AIX Architect
5 1 (6.67%) AIX Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Migration Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Migration Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Storage Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Transformation Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Transformation Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (53.33%) Clustering
3 7 (46.67%) N-Tier
4 6 (40.00%) HACMP
5 1 (6.67%) Health Informatics
5 1 (6.67%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Unix
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) AIX
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
4 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (40.00%) Linux
6 1 (6.67%) HPUX
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Migration
2 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 5 (33.33%) Service Management
3 5 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) High Availability
4 3 (20.00%) Open Source
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Change Control
6 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
6 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) JCL
3 2 (13.33%) Korn
3 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (40.00%) GPFS
3 3 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (6.67%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (6.67%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) NetApp
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 7 (46.67%) Intel
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) 3PAR
4 2 (13.33%) Brocade
4 2 (13.33%) EMC
4 2 (13.33%) IBM
4 2 (13.33%) TIBCO
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Sun
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec
5 1 (6.67%) Veritas