The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 80 73 64
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing Solaris 3 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.23% 0.48% 1.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.24% 2.03% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate
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- £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-18.46% -7.14%
Operating Systems Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
241 246 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 18.34% 23.75% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 109 91
Average daily rate £325 £305 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 28
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.60 £12.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £20.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Solaris
South East

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 2014. 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 3 - - 1
Aylesbury - - - -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) AIX
2 6 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (71.43%) UNIX
3 5 (71.43%) Change Management
3 5 (71.43%) SLA
3 5 (71.43%) Migration
4 4 (57.14%) Release Management
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (42.86%) VMware
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) Clustering
6 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (28.57%) Intel
6 2 (28.57%) Remedy
6 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle
7 1 (14.29%) DB2
7 1 (14.29%) MCP
7 1 (14.29%) VB
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 1 (14.29%) Informix
7 1 (14.29%) Windows NT
7 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (14.29%) Informix
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) OLTP
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) DB2 UDB
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
1 1 (14.29%) Architect
1 1 (14.29%) DBA
1 1 (14.29%) Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Informix DBA
1 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
1 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
2 1 (14.29%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) AIX
3 5 (71.43%) UNIX
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (14.29%) Windows NT
7 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (71.43%) Change Management
2 5 (71.43%) Migration
3 4 (57.14%) Release Management
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Database Security
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) GPFS
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Control-M
1 1 (14.29%) TIBCO Hawk
1 1 (14.29%) BladeLogic
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Intel
2 2 (28.57%) Remedy
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas
3 1 (14.29%) TIBCO