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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 55 49 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs citing Solaris 1 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.19% 0.61% 2.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.77% 2.50% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £369 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% +13.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -2.09%
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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 Oxfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
130 120 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.19% 24.34% 20.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 67 39
Average daily rate £290 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.30% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £170 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 18
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £13.00 £10.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £21.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -8.57%

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat