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 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 60 - 72
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Solaris 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.18% - 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.85% - 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £338 - £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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 118 143 196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 20.92% 28.77% 28.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 110 111
Median daily rate £375 £250 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -26.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £135 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 46
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Oxfordshire

Solaris
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) X-Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) VirtualBox
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Solaris
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) X-Windows
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VirtualBox
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware