Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Solaris skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Solaris over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 101 112
Rank change year-on-year -15 +11 +10
Contract jobs citing Solaris 16 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.68% 0.57% 0.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.15% 2.61% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £310 - £381
10th Percentile £300 - £322
90th Percentile £543 - £398
South East median daily rate £400 £370 £420
% change year-on-year +8.11% -11.90% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £41.50 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year -17.00% - -

Solaris is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 508 383 598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.45% 22.01% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 172 208
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.39% +3.00% +16.28%
10th Percentile £140 £200 £245
90th Percentile £500 £513 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 28 49
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +13.21%
10th Percentile £11.88 £11.43 £9.50
90th Percentile £60.00 £48.50 £31.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.06 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.58% -10.21% +20.79%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Solaris as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Buckinghamshire

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Solaris in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Buckinghamshire

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solaris in Buckinghamshire

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Buckinghamshire

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -19 11 £310 -
Solaris
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 9 (56.25%) AIX
3 9 (56.25%) VMware
4 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (43.75%) HP
5 7 (43.75%) Unix
5 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (43.75%) DevOps
6 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 6 (37.50%) SAN
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 5 (31.25%) Sun
7 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (31.25%) Project Management
7 5 (31.25%) SQL
7 5 (31.25%) SCCM
7 5 (31.25%) SCOM
7 5 (31.25%) Finance
7 5 (31.25%) Ansible
7 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
8 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (25.00%) Migration
8 4 (25.00%) Firewall
8 4 (25.00%) Banking
8 4 (25.00%) Clustering
8 4 (25.00%) Windows Vista

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 4 (25.00%) Apache
1 4 (25.00%) IIS
1 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) OpenStack
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.25%) IBM Domino
3 1 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (6.25%) Liferay
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (18.75%) Office 365
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) SAN
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) LDAP
3 3 (18.75%) NAS
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) Intranet
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (12.50%) Big Data
3 2 (12.50%) DB2
3 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Migration Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Migration Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Installations Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) UX Designer
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Web Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Web Content Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) HTML5
1 2 (12.50%) Laravel
1 2 (12.50%) Node.js
1 2 (12.50%) SOAP
1 2 (12.50%) XML
1 2 (12.50%) YAML
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 9 (56.25%) AIX
4 7 (43.75%) Unix
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Vista
7 2 (12.50%) Android
7 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
7 2 (12.50%) VMS
7 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 1 (6.25%) CentOS
8 1 (6.25%) SUSE
8 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) DevOps
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Open Source
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) Change Management
4 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
4 3 (18.75%) Workflow
5 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
6 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Content Management
6 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.25%) High Availability
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 3 (18.75%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CCNA
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (18.75%) MCITP
1 3 (18.75%) MCSE
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) CCSP
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) Docker
3 1 (6.25%) vCloud
3 1 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Ansible
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
1 5 (31.25%) SCOM
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (18.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) CFEngine
3 1 (6.25%) Cobbler
3 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.25%) Puppet
3 1 (6.25%) SCOrch
3 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
3 1 (6.25%) Unicenter
3 1 (6.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) HP
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) Sun
5 4 (25.00%) Citrix
5 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (18.75%) 3PAR
6 3 (18.75%) EMC
6 3 (18.75%) IBM
6 3 (18.75%) NetApp
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 3 (18.75%) StorageTek
7 2 (12.50%) Apple
7 2 (12.50%) Brocade
8 1 (6.25%) CA
8 1 (6.25%) Dell
8 1 (6.25%) FatWire
8 1 (6.25%) Infoblox
8 1 (6.25%) SunGard
8 1 (6.25%) Veritas