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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 67 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 8 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.82% - 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.46% - 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£305 - £272
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.41% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.67 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +13.51%
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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
231 174 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.57% 20.96% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 71 74
Average daily rate £368 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 September 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 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Finance
3 11 (57.89%) AIX
4 10 (52.63%) SQL
4 10 (52.63%) Oracle
5 9 (47.37%) UNIX
5 9 (47.37%) Windows
6 8 (42.11%) Migration
7 7 (36.84%) Oracle Database
8 6 (31.58%) 3PAR
8 6 (31.58%) High Availability
8 6 (31.58%) Brocade
8 6 (31.58%) Korn
8 6 (31.58%) TIBCO EMS
8 6 (31.58%) Clustering
8 6 (31.58%) IBM
8 6 (31.58%) HP
8 6 (31.58%) EMC
8 6 (31.58%) SAN
8 6 (31.58%) NetApp
8 6 (31.58%) TIBCO
8 6 (31.58%) BusinessWorks
8 6 (31.58%) Project Management
8 6 (31.58%) Bash Shell
8 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
9 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
9 5 (26.32%) Java
9 5 (26.32%) DB2
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 4 (21.05%) Oracle RMAN

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
1 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (31.58%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle Database
2 5 (26.32%) DB2
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (15.79%) DB2 UDB
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Administrator
2 6 (31.58%) Project Manager
3 4 (21.05%) DBA
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (10.53%) SQL DBA
5 2 (10.53%) Migration Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Transformation Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Python Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Solaris Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Clustering
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) AIX
3 9 (47.37%) UNIX
3 9 (47.37%) Windows
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Migration
2 6 (31.58%) Project Management
2 6 (31.58%) High Availability
3 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (15.79%) Workflow
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.79%) Change Control
6 1 (5.26%) People Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) Korn
2 6 (31.58%) Bash Shell
3 5 (26.32%) Java
4 3 (15.79%) VB
5 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) IBM
2 6 (31.58%) HP
2 6 (31.58%) EMC
2 6 (31.58%) NetApp
2 6 (31.58%) TIBCO
2 6 (31.58%) Brocade
2 6 (31.58%) 3PAR
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Sun