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 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 - 70
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Solaris 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.96% - 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.31% - 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Median daily rate £375 - £463
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 - £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 - £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £400
% change year-on-year +9.58% -8.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £36.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year -54.77% +32.11%  

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 113 152 187
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 18.02% 25.68% 24.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 97 115
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 33
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -17.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.80 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.70 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 2 £385 -
Kidlington - 1 £375 - 1
Solaris
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (71.43%) SAN
4 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
4 4 (57.14%) NAS
5 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
6 2 (28.57%) Sun
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle
6 2 (28.57%) VMware
7 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (14.29%) Puppet
7 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (14.29%) VirtualBox
7 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
7 1 (14.29%) Ansible
7 1 (14.29%) DevOps
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%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
7 1 (14.29%) Incident Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
2 4 (57.14%) NAS
3 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Administrator
1 5 (71.43%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (71.43%) Unix Administrator
1 5 (71.43%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Flash
1 1 (14.29%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
1 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) CentOS
3 1 (14.29%) HPUX
3 1 (14.29%) SUSE
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Change Management
1 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
1 1 (14.29%) DevOps
1 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
1 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
1 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
1 1 (14.29%) Security Patching
1 1 (14.29%) Server Building
1 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
1 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) RHCE
1 1 (14.29%) RHCSA
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (14.29%) VirtualBox
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Sun
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas
Oxfordshire
Volt
Rate: £475.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Volt
Rate: From £475 to £495 per annum
Posted: Yesterday