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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 17 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing Solaris 16 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 7.73% 2.42% 8.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.09% 5.68% 26.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 10
Average daily rate
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£425 £300 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -28.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.83% -11.66%
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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
55 88 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 26.57% 42.51% 30.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 49 39
Average daily rate £388 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £214 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -65.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.83%

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 July 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 17 (77.27%) Windows
1 17 (77.27%) Change Management
2 16 (72.73%) AIX
2 16 (72.73%) ITIL
3 14 (63.64%) UNIX
4 11 (50.00%) Oracle
5 10 (45.45%) Linux
6 9 (40.91%) IBM
6 9 (40.91%) Financial Institution
6 9 (40.91%) Information Security Management
6 9 (40.91%) Security Management
6 9 (40.91%) Management Information System
6 9 (40.91%) Finance
6 9 (40.91%) Information Security
6 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (36.36%) Cyber Security
7 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 8 (36.36%) Remedy
7 8 (36.36%) LDAP
7 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
7 8 (36.36%) MS Visio
7 8 (36.36%) MS Project
8 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
9 6 (27.27%) Middleware
9 6 (27.27%) CA
9 6 (27.27%) Degree
10 5 (22.73%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (22.73%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 5 (22.73%) Tivoli
10 5 (22.73%) CA Single Sign-On

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 2 (9.09%) IIS
1 2 (9.09%) JBoss
1 2 (9.09%) Apache
1 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Project
1 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
1 8 (36.36%) MS Visio
2 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) LDAP
2 4 (18.18%) HTTP
2 4 (18.18%) VPN
2 4 (18.18%) SSL
2 4 (18.18%) SSH
2 4 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (9.09%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (9.09%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) DB2
2 2 (9.09%) Data Mining
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.55%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Ant
1 2 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (9.09%) Subversion
1 2 (9.09%) Maven
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (40.91%) Financial Institution
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Incident Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Project Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Storage Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Solaris Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Support
5 1 (4.55%) OAT Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Tester
5 1 (4.55%) DBA
5 1 (4.55%) DB2 DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Middleware
2 3 (13.64%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) SailPoint
3 2 (9.09%) XHTML
3 2 (9.09%) SAML
3 2 (9.09%) OpenID
3 2 (9.09%) CSS
3 2 (9.09%) OAuth
3 2 (9.09%) XACML
4 1 (4.55%) SPML
4 1 (4.55%) JDBC
4 1 (4.55%) JSP
4 1 (4.55%) Servlets
4 1 (4.55%) SOAP
4 1 (4.55%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Management Information System
1 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
3 4 (18.18%) PKI
4 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 2 (9.09%) Replication
4 2 (9.09%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) AIX
3 14 (63.64%) UNIX
4 10 (45.45%) Linux
5 2 (9.09%) SUSE
5 2 (9.09%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Change Management
2 16 (72.73%) ITIL
3 9 (40.91%) Information Security Management
3 9 (40.91%) Security Management
3 9 (40.91%) Information Security
4 8 (36.36%) Cyber Security
5 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
6 4 (18.18%) Patch Management
6 4 (18.18%) Digital Forensics
6 4 (18.18%) Network Architecture
6 4 (18.18%) SIEM
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Analytics
6 4 (18.18%) Document Management
6 4 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
6 4 (18.18%) Release Management
6 4 (18.18%) PRINCE
7 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Perl
1 4 (18.18%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 2 (9.09%) Ruby
3 2 (9.09%) C
4 1 (4.55%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 5 (22.73%) ISEB
3 4 (18.18%) CISSP
3 4 (18.18%) GCIA
3 4 (18.18%) GCIH
4 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) COBIT
1 4 (18.18%) PCI DSS
1 4 (18.18%) COSO
2 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Tivoli
1 5 (22.73%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (18.18%) NetBackup
3 2 (9.09%) Puppet
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (9.09%) OpenAM
3 2 (9.09%) SnapMirror
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle
2 9 (40.91%) IBM
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 8 (36.36%) Remedy
4 6 (27.27%) CA
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco
5 4 (18.18%) McAfee
6 2 (9.09%) VMware
6 2 (9.09%) Brocade
6 2 (9.09%) Symantec
6 2 (9.09%) ForgeRock
6 2 (9.09%) EMC
6 2 (9.09%) NetApp
6 2 (9.09%) Veritas
6 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (4.55%) Cyber-Ark