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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 62 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.33% 0.77% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.30% 3.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £353 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -26.00%
Solaris
Buckinghamshire

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
154 223 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 25.29% 21.48% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 81 74
Median daily rate £425 £368 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% +26.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 15
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £20.00 £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Logistics
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) ATM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) zOS
2 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Windows

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) ATM
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) zOS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Logistics
1 2 (66.67%) Matrix Organization
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) VMware