The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 28 31 44
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Contract jobs citing Solaris 7 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.35% 0.54% 2.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 1.39% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
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£550 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £352
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.35 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+18.44% +21.27%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Operating Systems Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
63 72 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 30.14% 38.92% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 40 22
Average daily rate £290 £225 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.88% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £185 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 14
Average hourly rate £15.75 £28.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +103.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.89 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £37.85 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solaris across the Basingstoke region.

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) AIX
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Change Management
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) LDAP
3 4 (57.14%) IBM
4 3 (42.86%) DB2
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 3 (42.86%) Remedy
5 2 (28.57%) McAfee
5 2 (28.57%) Financial Institution
5 2 (28.57%) SSL
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) Information Security Management
5 2 (28.57%) Security Management
5 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) COBIT
5 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
5 2 (28.57%) OAuth
5 2 (28.57%) COSO
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
1 2 (28.57%) JBoss
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Project
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LDAP
2 2 (28.57%) SSL
2 2 (28.57%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (28.57%) HTTP
2 2 (28.57%) Kerberos
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) SSH
2 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) DB2
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
3 1 (14.29%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Ant
1 2 (28.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
General
1 2 (28.57%) Financial Institution
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Incident Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) OAuth
1 2 (28.57%) XACML
1 2 (28.57%) OpenID
1 2 (28.57%) SailPoint
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) XHTML
1 2 (28.57%) SAML
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
1 2 (28.57%) SecurID
1 2 (28.57%) PKI
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) AIX
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Forensics
3 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Cyber Security
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
3 2 (28.57%) Document Management
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) GCIA
2 2 (28.57%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) COBIT
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
1 2 (28.57%) COSO
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Directory Server
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (28.57%) Tivoli
1 2 (28.57%) CA Single Sign-On
1 2 (28.57%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) Remedy
4 2 (28.57%) McAfee
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) CA
4 2 (28.57%) ForgeRock