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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 72 73
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1  
Contract jobs citing Solaris 20 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.96% 0.21% 1.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.33% 0.99% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £400
% change year-on-year +9.58% -8.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £36.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year -54.77% +32.11%  

Solaris is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 273 203 280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 26.69% 21.26% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 83 109
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 21
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £22.70 £27.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing Solaris as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -2 14 £450 -
Solaris
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 18 (81.82%) Linux
2 17 (77.27%) VMware
3 16 (72.73%) Windows
4 15 (68.18%) AIX
4 15 (68.18%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (50.00%) OpenStack
6 11 (50.00%) Ansible
7 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
8 9 (40.91%) Finance
8 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
9 8 (36.36%) DevOps
9 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (31.82%) Unix
11 6 (27.27%) IIS
11 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
11 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
11 6 (27.27%) SAN
11 6 (27.27%) Validation
11 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (27.27%) SCCM
11 6 (27.27%) GitLab
11 6 (27.27%) Rundeck
12 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (22.73%) Migration
12 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
13 4 (18.18%) StorageTek
13 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (18.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 4 (18.18%) Mainframe

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 11 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 6 (27.27%) IIS
3 4 (18.18%) Apache
3 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
4 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
5 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (68.18%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (18.18%) Office 365
4 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) SAN
2 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) NAS
3 3 (13.64%) LDAP
4 2 (9.09%) ATM
5 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (13.64%) Big Data
3 3 (13.64%) DB2
3 3 (13.64%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) GitLab
2 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Cloud Automation Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Banking Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Migration Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Network Technical Architect
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
1 2 (9.09%) HTML5
1 2 (9.09%) Laravel
1 2 (9.09%) Node.js
1 2 (9.09%) SOAP
1 2 (9.09%) XML
1 2 (9.09%) YAML
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Clustering
1 4 (18.18%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (9.09%) Private Cloud
2 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Linux
2 16 (72.73%) Windows
3 15 (68.18%) AIX
4 7 (31.82%) Unix
5 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Vista
7 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
7 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 2 (9.09%) zOS
8 1 (4.55%) HPUX
8 1 (4.55%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
2 8 (36.36%) DevOps
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) Validation
4 5 (22.73%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) Logistics
6 2 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (9.09%) Open Source
6 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Workflow
7 1 (4.55%) ITIL
7 1 (4.55%) Personalization
7 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.55%) Programme Delivery
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) PHP
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) MCITP
1 3 (13.64%) MCSE
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) Ansible
2 6 (27.27%) Rundeck
2 6 (27.27%) SCCM
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (18.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (18.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
4 4 (18.18%) Citrix
4 4 (18.18%) HP
4 4 (18.18%) StorageTek
4 4 (18.18%) Sun
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle