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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - 67 -
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - 0.63% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £39.00 £33.43
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +16.67%
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
175 192 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 25.00% 24.12% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 75 77
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £132 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 20
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.06 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £30.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 9 February 2016, 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 10 (76.92%) Unix
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) AIX
2 9 (69.23%) NetApp
2 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 9 (69.23%) Data Centre
3 8 (61.54%) Migration
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) Oracle
4 7 (53.85%) N-Tier
4 7 (53.85%) Intel
4 7 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (53.85%) VMware
4 7 (53.85%) Clustering
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (46.15%) GPFS
5 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (46.15%) HACMP
5 6 (46.15%) OLTP
5 6 (46.15%) Java
6 5 (38.46%) Linux
6 5 (38.46%) Service Management
6 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
6 5 (38.46%) Retail
6 5 (38.46%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (38.46%) Requirements Management
7 4 (30.77%) SLA
8 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (46.15%) OLTP
2 2 (15.38%) DB2
2 2 (15.38%) DB2 UDB
2 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 2 (15.38%) PowerCenter
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Architect
1 7 (53.85%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Solaris Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Unix Architect
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Architect
3 1 (7.69%) AIX Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.69%) DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Data Centre
2 7 (53.85%) Clustering
2 7 (53.85%) N-Tier
3 6 (46.15%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Unix
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) AIX
3 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Migration
2 7 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (38.46%) Requirements Management
3 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
3 5 (38.46%) Service Management
3 5 (38.46%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) Open Source
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 2 (15.38%) High Availability
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) Change Control
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 1 (7.69%) People Management
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) JCL
3 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.69%) Korn
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (46.15%) GPFS
3 3 (23.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) NetApp
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle
3 7 (53.85%) Intel
3 7 (53.85%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) 3PAR
4 2 (15.38%) Brocade
4 2 (15.38%) EMC
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec
5 1 (7.69%) TIBCO