The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for Solaris skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank - - 44
Contract jobs citing Solaris 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford - - 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £48.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year - +21.51%  

Solaris is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 49 82 104
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 17.50% 34.75% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 59 64
Median daily rate £375 £250 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 19
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.06% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.10 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing Solaris as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Oxford

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Solaris in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Oxford

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Oxford