The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 70 - 63
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.27% - 0.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.94% - 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £293
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £48.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year - +21.51%  

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 213 162 182
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 28.51% 21.57% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 64 65
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £260 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.84% +12.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.08 £13.70 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £20.91
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Milton Keynes

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Milton Keynes

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 4 (80.00%) Unix
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) AIX
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) DB2
3 2 (40.00%) HPUX
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (40.00%) Logistics
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) People Management
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) ATM
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) AIX
3 2 (40.00%) HPUX
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Logistics
1 2 (40.00%) Matrix Organization
1 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) VMware