The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Basingstoke region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 21 36 24
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Contract jobs citing Solaris 8 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 4.30% 4.72% 2.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.53% 20.00% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
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£300 £418 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.14% -12.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -14.28%
Operating Systems Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
76 55 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 40.86% 23.61% 36.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 27
Average daily rate £425 £410 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 13
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £13.50 £10.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.65 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
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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 28 July 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%) Perl
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) AIX
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) McAfee
4 3 (33.33%) Sophos
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) Security Management
4 3 (33.33%) Korn
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) C
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) FTP
4 3 (33.33%) HTTP
4 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Vista
4 3 (33.33%) JSON
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) FTP
1 3 (33.33%) HTTP
2 2 (22.22%) ATM
2 2 (22.22%) Telnet
2 2 (22.22%) SSH
3 1 (11.11%) LDAP
3 1 (11.11%) SNMP
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Server Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Server Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Server Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Server Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
1 4 (44.44%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE
4 1 (11.11%) XSD
4 1 (11.11%) XSLT
4 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (11.11%) Middleware
4 1 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) HACMP
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) AIX
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Vista
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Security Management
1 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
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
4 1 (11.11%) XPath
4 1 (11.11%) Jython
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) McAfee
1 3 (33.33%) Sophos
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
1 3 (33.33%) Lumension
2 2 (22.22%) Juniper
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Motorola
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy