The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.59% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.20% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£463 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £26.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -1.85%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
91 59 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 27.00% 25.54% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 18 20
Average daily rate £375 £175 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £110 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 8
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.45 £11.29 £9.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solaris across the Oxford region.

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Solaris
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris.

1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (50.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (100.00%) Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
1 2 (50.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat