Period
to 11 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 11 November 2019 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 35 33
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 -2
Contract jobs citing Solaris 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.36% 2.01% 0.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.38% 10.29% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Slough median daily rate £450 £280 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.71% -58.52% +111.27%
Berkshire median daily rate £300 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -20.00% +15.38% +16.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £41.50

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 Slough with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 42 68 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 15.27% 19.48% 31.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 44 50
Slough median daily rate £155 £318 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.18% -13.90% +9.26%
10th Percentile £104 £208 £262
90th Percentile £500 £522 £625
Berkshire median daily rate £394 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -1.56% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +22.95% -10.29%
10th Percentile £18.80 £13.09 £13.45
90th Percentile £144.00 £20.00 £17.05
Berkshire median hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year +41.18% +23.64% -

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Slough

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Slough

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Slough

For the 6 months to 11 November 2019, 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 Slough region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) XMLSpy
1 1 (100.00%) Vitria
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) DataPower
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) JProfiler
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) FileZilla
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Notepad++
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) JProfiler
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) XMLSpy
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP ALM
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Vitria