Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 102 96
Rank change year-on-year +20 -6 -2
Contract jobs citing Solaris 24 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.57% 0.98% 0.069%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.94% 3.71% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Milton Keynes median daily rate £325 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.78% - -
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £450 -
% change year-on-year -22.22% - -
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 346 404 313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 22.63% 26.34% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 150 130
Milton Keynes median daily rate £371 £405 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +3.85% +11.43%
10th Percentile £190 £215 £226
90th Percentile £513 £538 £501
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 28 23
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £18.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.94% +28.57% -7.27%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.23 £12.00
90th Percentile £17.50 £18.70 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £18.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -21.94% +18.03% -3.17%

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 19 July 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 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (75.00%) Unix
3 16 (66.67%) Finance
3 16 (66.67%) VMware
4 13 (54.17%) Oracle
4 13 (54.17%) Banking
5 12 (50.00%) AIX
6 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
6 11 (45.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (41.67%) WebSphere
7 10 (41.67%) Bash Shell
7 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
7 10 (41.67%) DB2
7 10 (41.67%) Mainframe
7 10 (41.67%) Change Management
7 10 (41.67%) Financial Institution
8 9 (37.50%) Clustering
8 9 (37.50%) Windows
8 9 (37.50%) SharePoint
8 9 (37.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 9 (37.50%) Matrix Organization
9 8 (33.33%) Process Improvement
9 8 (33.33%) SQL
9 8 (33.33%) Veritas
9 8 (33.33%) Red Hat
9 8 (33.33%) RHCE
10 7 (29.17%) Project Management
11 6 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 6 (25.00%) Technical Architecture

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 10 (41.67%) WebSphere
2 9 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (20.83%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (20.83%) Confluence
3 5 (20.83%) IIS
4 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (20.83%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) DB2
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) GitLab
2 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.83%) JIRA
General
1 16 (66.67%) Finance
2 13 (54.17%) Banking
3 10 (41.67%) Financial Institution
4 3 (12.50%) Spanish Language
5 2 (8.33%) Back Office
6 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 7 (29.17%) Administrator
2 7 (29.17%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (29.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 7 (29.17%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (20.83%) Technical Manager
3 5 (20.83%) Technical Project Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Junior
4 4 (16.67%) Junior Project Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Implementation Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Implementation Project Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Migration Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Migration Project Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Project Implementation Manager
5 3 (12.50%) VMWare Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
6 2 (8.33%) Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Mainframe
2 9 (37.50%) Clustering
3 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (20.83%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (4.17%) HACMP
6 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
6 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
6 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (75.00%) Unix
3 12 (50.00%) AIX
4 11 (45.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (37.50%) Windows
6 5 (20.83%) zOS
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Change Management
2 9 (37.50%) Matrix Organization
3 8 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 7 (29.17%) Project Management
5 6 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
6 5 (20.83%) Kanban
6 5 (20.83%) Migration
6 5 (20.83%) Programme Delivery
6 5 (20.83%) Release Management
7 4 (16.67%) High Availability
7 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (12.50%) IT Governance
8 3 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (4.17%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Bash Shell
2 8 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) Korn
3 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) PMO
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
2 4 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (37.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.17%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Ansible
1 6 (25.00%) Cobbler
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (4.17%) Control-M
3 1 (4.17%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) VMware
2 13 (54.17%) Oracle
3 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
4 8 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 8 (33.33%) Veritas
5 2 (8.33%) NetApp
6 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.17%) Brocade
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) Google
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) IBM
6 1 (4.17%) Intel