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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - 62 -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - 0.82% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £23.08 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+116.68% -29.00%
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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
173 215 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.41% 29.21% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 75 66
Average daily rate £275 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £125 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 21
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.27 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +2.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £10.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.16 £19.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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 2 October 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 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) GPFS
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) Informix
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (33.33%) OLTP
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (33.33%) Intel
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) HACMP
3 1 (33.33%) Control-M
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (33.33%) TIBCO Hawk

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) Informix
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) OLTP
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (33.33%) DB2 UDB
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Informix DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
1 1 (33.33%) HACMP
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) GPFS
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Control-M
1 1 (33.33%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Intel
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) VMware