The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 73 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.56% 0.29% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.33% 1.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £390 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+68.42% -32.14%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Operating Systems Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
215 181 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.16% 25.93% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 70 28
Average daily rate £260 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £122 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £411 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 12
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.27 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.91 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.00 £15.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solaris across the Milton Keynes region.

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Milton Keynes region.

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 6 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Clustering
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Veritas
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 3 (50.00%) HPUX
4 3 (50.00%) YaST
4 3 (50.00%) SUSE
4 3 (50.00%) Retail
5 2 (33.33%) SSH
5 2 (33.33%) Korn
5 2 (33.33%) Requirements Management
5 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (33.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (33.33%) Bourne shell
5 2 (33.33%) GPFS
5 2 (33.33%) NetApp
5 2 (33.33%) Sun
5 2 (33.33%) Intel
5 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) OLTP
2 1 (16.67%) Informix
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Informix DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 2 (33.33%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 3 (50.00%) HPUX
4 3 (50.00%) SUSE
5 2 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Korn
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) Bourne shell
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) GPFS
1 2 (33.33%) NFS
2 1 (16.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) YaST
2 2 (33.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (16.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Veritas
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (33.33%) Sun
4 2 (33.33%) Intel
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec
5 1 (16.67%) Remedy