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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 74 85 58
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -27
Contract jobs citing Solaris 12 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.94% 0.33% 1.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.48% 1.45% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£293 - £260
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 - £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £299 - £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £31.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +16.66%
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
268 275 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.07% 23.01% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 107 65
Average daily rate £395 £275 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.63% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 38
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.35 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.30% +5.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £130.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 17 April 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 +1 10 £293 -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (77.78%) UNIX
2 12 (66.67%) Linux
3 9 (50.00%) Oracle
4 8 (44.44%) Windows
4 8 (44.44%) AIX
4 8 (44.44%) Finance
4 8 (44.44%) Clustering
5 7 (38.89%) Migration
5 7 (38.89%) VMware
5 7 (38.89%) SQL
5 7 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (33.33%) SAN
7 5 (27.78%) NetApp
7 5 (27.78%) Sun
7 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (27.78%) Data Migration
8 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (22.22%) Korn
8 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
8 4 (22.22%) Service Management
8 4 (22.22%) Retail
8 4 (22.22%) HPUX
9 3 (16.67%) DB2
9 3 (16.67%) C
9 3 (16.67%) Java
9 3 (16.67%) OLTP
9 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (16.67%) N-Tier

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (16.67%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.56%) iPlanet
3 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) SSH
3 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 3 (16.67%) DB2
2 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (16.67%) OLTP
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.11%) DB2 UDB
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Administrator
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) DBA
2 2 (11.11%) Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Solaris Administrator
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (5.56%) Migration Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Designer
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Clustering
2 3 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 3 (16.67%) HACMP
3 2 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) UNIX
2 12 (66.67%) Linux
3 8 (44.44%) Windows
3 8 (44.44%) AIX
4 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (22.22%) HPUX
6 3 (16.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (16.67%) SUSE
7 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Migration
1 7 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (27.78%) Data Migration
2 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (22.22%) Service Management
4 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Requirements Management
5 2 (11.11%) High Availability
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Korn
2 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 3 (16.67%) C
3 3 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) Perl
4 2 (11.11%) C++
4 2 (11.11%) Bourne shell
4 2 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) GPFS
3 2 (11.11%) NFS
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (5.56%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) YaST
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (11.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) Sun
3 5 (27.78%) NetApp
4 3 (16.67%) Veritas
4 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 3 (16.67%) TIBCO
4 3 (16.67%) EMC
4 3 (16.67%) Intel
5 2 (11.11%) Brocade
5 2 (11.11%) 3PAR
5 2 (11.11%) Symantec
5 2 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) IBM