Period
to 18 December 2018

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 6 months to 18 December 2018 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 107 86
Rank change year-on-year +18 -21 +12
Contract jobs citing Solaris 8 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.65% 0.56% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.28% 2.62% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Milton Keynes median daily rate £350 £310 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% - -
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £310 -
% change year-on-year +12.90% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 351 381 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 28.35% 21.40% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 121 142
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £385 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.60% -9.41% +13.33%
10th Percentile £161 £200 £213
90th Percentile £500 £500 £536
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 31 19
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.71% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £12.80 £11.42 £11.45
90th Percentile £21.85 £21.00 £16.32
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.27 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -20.71% +20.00% -5.84%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Unix
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) Change Management
3 6 (75.00%) VMware
4 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 5 (62.50%) Banking
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (50.00%) Mainframe
5 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) Oracle
5 4 (50.00%) DB2
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (50.00%) Migration
5 4 (50.00%) Financial Institution
5 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (37.50%) QA
6 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
6 3 (37.50%) AIX
6 3 (37.50%) LDAP
6 3 (37.50%) Project Management
6 3 (37.50%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (25.00%) Ansible
7 2 (25.00%) RHCE
7 2 (25.00%) Veritas
7 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP

Solaris
Co-occurring 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 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (25.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Migration Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Data Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Operator
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Unix
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) AIX
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Change Management
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) Threat Detection
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) Veritas
5 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
5 1 (12.50%) Brocade
5 1 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) Sun