Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 33 31
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +7
Contract jobs citing Solaris 7 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.04% 0.34% 2.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.29% 1.19% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Slough median daily rate £280 £675 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -58.52% +111.27% -26.97%
10th Percentile £236 £663 £292
90th Percentile £296 £688 £470
Berkshire median daily rate £290 £343 £275
% change year-on-year -15.33% +24.55% -38.89%
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 68 84 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 19.83% 28.77% 27.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 47 58
Slough median daily rate £305 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.86% +3.57% -2.44%
10th Percentile £208 £210 £176
90th Percentile £495 £550 £469
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Slough median hourly rate £18.75 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.95% -12.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £15.68 £13.45 £16.30
90th Percentile £20.00 £17.05 £19.35
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +21.43% +12.00% -42.00%

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 17 October 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 Slough region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 7 (100.00%) Unix
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) NetApp
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
4 4 (57.14%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (57.14%) F5
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 4 (57.14%) Firewall
4 4 (57.14%) Crossbeam
4 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco
4 4 (57.14%) Sun
4 4 (57.14%) Dell
5 3 (42.86%) Citrix
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (42.86%) Ericsson
5 3 (42.86%) CCNP
5 3 (42.86%) CCNA
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle
5 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
5 3 (42.86%) CentOS
5 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (42.86%) Tekelec
5 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
6 2 (28.57%) Sandvine
6 2 (28.57%) Git (software)

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) DAB
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Unix Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Data Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) CentOS
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (28.57%) NFS
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) NetApp
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Crossbeam
2 4 (57.14%) Dell
2 4 (57.14%) F5
2 4 (57.14%) Sun
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Ericsson
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) Tekelec
4 2 (28.57%) Sandvine