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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 62 70 61
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing Solaris 11 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.33% 0.33% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.37% 1.57% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £214
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.83% -11.66%
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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
205 191 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.85% 20.74% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 77 52
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 19
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.83%

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 1 July 2015, 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 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) AIX
3 11 (61.11%) Oracle
3 11 (61.11%) Finance
4 10 (55.56%) SQL
4 10 (55.56%) UNIX
5 9 (50.00%) Windows
6 8 (44.44%) Java
6 8 (44.44%) DB2
6 8 (44.44%) TIBCO
6 8 (44.44%) BusinessWorks
6 8 (44.44%) TIBCO EMS
6 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database
7 7 (38.89%) Korn
7 7 (38.89%) Bash Shell
7 7 (38.89%) High Availability
7 7 (38.89%) Migration
7 7 (38.89%) Clustering
8 5 (27.78%) Data Migration
8 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (27.78%) DB2 UDB
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (27.78%) VB
9 4 (22.22%) IBM
9 4 (22.22%) HP
9 4 (22.22%) EMC
9 4 (22.22%) SAN
9 4 (22.22%) NetApp
9 4 (22.22%) Project Management

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
1 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (44.44%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) DB2
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (27.78%) DB2 UDB
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) DBA
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Solaris Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Migration Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Clustering
2 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) AIX
3 10 (55.56%) UNIX
4 9 (50.00%) Windows
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Migration
1 7 (38.89%) High Availability
2 5 (27.78%) Data Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (11.11%) Change Control
5 2 (11.11%) Workflow
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) Korn
3 7 (38.89%) Bash Shell
4 5 (27.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) TIBCO
3 4 (22.22%) Brocade
3 4 (22.22%) 3PAR
3 4 (22.22%) HP
3 4 (22.22%) EMC
3 4 (22.22%) NetApp
3 4 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) Sun