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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - 41 26
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - 0.27% 0.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.23% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £33.35
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +16.94%
Solaris
Oxfordshire

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
90 81 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 31.69% 22.13% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 28 16
Average daily rate £300 £290 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £180 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £130.30 £17.50 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) RHCT
1 1 (100.00%) LPIC
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) LPIC
1 1 (100.00%) RHCT
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat