Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Solaris skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Solaris over the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 - 107
Rank change year-on-year - +107 -23
Contract jobs citing Solaris 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.57% - 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.36% - 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Oxfordshire median daily rate £475 - £388
10th Percentile £402 - £366
90th Percentile £508 - £399
South East median daily rate £400 £370 £420
% change year-on-year +8.11% -11.90% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £41.50 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year -17.00% - -

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

All Operating Systems
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 296 289 336
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 24.07% 22.74% 24.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 193 219
Oxfordshire median daily rate £405 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £143 £128 £149
90th Percentile £601 £508 £470
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 48
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.62% +3.17% +11.70%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.34 £11.25
90th Percentile £131.55 £36.93 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £17.77 £17.06 £18.50
% change year-on-year +4.16% -7.78% +17.63%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Solaris as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Oxfordshire

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Oxfordshire

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solaris in Oxfordshire

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Oxfordshire

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 4 £498 -
Kidlington - 1 £375 -
Solaris
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Migration
2 6 (85.71%) Change Management
2 6 (85.71%) PRINCE2
2 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
3 5 (71.43%) PMI
3 5 (71.43%) PMP
3 5 (71.43%) PMI Certification
3 5 (71.43%) Release Management
4 4 (57.14%) Change Control
4 4 (57.14%) Resource Allocation
5 3 (42.86%) QA
5 3 (42.86%) Contingency Planning
5 3 (42.86%) Unix
6 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (28.57%) Publishing
7 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
7 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
7 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
7 1 (14.29%) Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (14.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (14.29%) RHCSA
7 1 (14.29%) Security Patching
7 1 (14.29%) Server Building
7 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
7 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (14.29%) VMware
7 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

Solaris
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (28.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Data Centre Manager
1 6 (85.71%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
1 6 (85.71%) Data Centre Project Manager
1 6 (85.71%) Migration Manager
1 6 (85.71%) Migration Project Manager
1 6 (85.71%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Data Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
2 5 (71.43%) PMI
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Migration
2 6 (85.71%) Change Management
2 6 (85.71%) PRINCE2
3 5 (71.43%) Release Management
4 4 (57.14%) Change Control
4 4 (57.14%) Resource Allocation
5 3 (42.86%) Contingency Planning
6 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 1 (14.29%) ITIL
7 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
7 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
7 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
7 1 (14.29%) Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (14.29%) Security Patching
7 1 (14.29%) Server Building
7 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) PMI Certification
1 5 (71.43%) PMP
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (14.29%) RHCE
2 1 (14.29%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Sun
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas
2 1 (14.29%) VMware