The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 61 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 2 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.27% - 2.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.01% - 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 9
Average daily rate
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£463 - £320
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 - £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £26.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+2.83% -1.85%
Solaris
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
198 119 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.68% 24.04% 23.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 47 58
Average daily rate £375 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £120 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 27 17
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 2 £463 -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) CentOS
4 1 (20.00%) LDAP
4 1 (20.00%) Sun
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Veritas
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Flash
4 1 (20.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (20.00%) LDAP
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Administrator
2 4 (80.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 2 (40.00%) Freedom of Information
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (40.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle