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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 37 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing Solaris 1 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.42% 6.61% 0.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.20% 17.65% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £394 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £369
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.63 £31.90 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.94% -8.85%
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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
83 85 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 34.87% 37.44% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 40 8
Average daily rate £325 £394 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% +23.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £325 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 15
Average hourly rate £11.35 £175.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.51% +1029.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £44.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £175.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 January 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 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) GCIA
2 1 (50.00%) GCIH

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) SSH
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) GCIA
1 1 (50.00%) GCIH
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) COSO
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Lumension