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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank - 60 46
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 0.47% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.99% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate - £375 £375
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
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
145 151 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 27.05% 23.45% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 69 33
Average daily rate £325 £305 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £155 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 35 32
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £128.50 £24.00 £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 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 25 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) RHCT
1 2 (100.00%) LPIC
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) LPIC
1 2 (100.00%) RHCT
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat