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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 32 26 45
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +19
Contract jobs citing Solaris 1 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.45% 5.26% 1.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.08% 21.15% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Average daily rate
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- £360 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £23.61 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+111.81% -27.36%
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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
93 52 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 41.70% 24.88% 25.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 25 41
Average daily rate £325 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £176 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.94 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.53% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £11.58 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.25 £16.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -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 24 October 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Perl
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) McAfee
3 4 (44.44%) Sophos
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (44.44%) Security Management
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Vista
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (44.44%) Lumension
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 3 (33.33%) JSON
4 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Korn
4 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) AIX
4 3 (33.33%) C

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) ATM
1 2 (22.22%) FTP
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
1 2 (22.22%) Telnet
1 2 (22.22%) SSH
2 1 (11.11%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
1 3 (33.33%) XML
1 3 (33.33%) JSON
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Vista
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Security Management
2 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Perl
2 3 (33.33%) C
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 3 (33.33%) Korn
2 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) McAfee
1 4 (44.44%) Sophos
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
1 4 (44.44%) Lumension
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Juniper
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Motorola