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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 64 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.15% - 1.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.52% - 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate
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£535 - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £31.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+25.39% +9.56%
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
194 99 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 28.20% 21.15% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 25 41
Average daily rate £340 £250 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £88 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 30 29
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.09 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 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 - 1 £535 - 3
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (60.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (60.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Flash
2 3 (60.00%) LDAP
2 3 (60.00%) Sun
2 3 (60.00%) EMC
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Veritas
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (60.00%) LDAP
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Administrator
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 3 (60.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 3 (60.00%) Analyst
4 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (20.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (60.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 3 (60.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Sun
2 3 (60.00%) EMC
2 3 (60.00%) Veritas