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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 22 24 43
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Contract jobs citing Solaris 12 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 4.94% 3.94% 3.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.19% 8.60% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £300 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -13.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £389 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.07% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.67 £57.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-36.22% +55.40%
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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
79 93 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 32.51% 45.81% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 46 23
Average daily rate £383 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.98 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.30 £15.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 August 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 15 (65.22%) UNIX
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) AIX
2 14 (60.87%) ITIL
2 14 (60.87%) Change Management
3 12 (52.17%) Linux
3 12 (52.17%) Oracle
4 8 (34.78%) Perl
4 8 (34.78%) Financial Institution
4 8 (34.78%) Information Security Management
4 8 (34.78%) Security Management
4 8 (34.78%) Management Information System
4 8 (34.78%) Middleware
4 8 (34.78%) IBM
4 8 (34.78%) Finance
4 8 (34.78%) Information Security
4 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (30.43%) Cyber Security
5 7 (30.43%) NetBackup
5 7 (30.43%) Banking
5 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 7 (30.43%) MS Project
5 7 (30.43%) LDAP
5 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
5 7 (30.43%) MS Visio
6 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
6 6 (26.09%) Remedy
7 5 (21.74%) Symantec
7 5 (21.74%) CA
7 5 (21.74%) Red Hat

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (8.70%) WebLogic
1 2 (8.70%) IIS
1 2 (8.70%) JBoss
1 2 (8.70%) Apache
1 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
1 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Project
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
1 7 (30.43%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) LDAP
2 3 (13.04%) HTTP
2 3 (13.04%) VPN
2 3 (13.04%) SSL
2 3 (13.04%) SSH
2 3 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (8.70%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (8.70%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
1 2 (8.70%) DB2
1 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Ant
1 2 (8.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (8.70%) Subversion
1 2 (8.70%) Maven
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (34.78%) Financial Institution
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Linux Support
2 4 (17.39%) Project Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Solaris Support Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Linux Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Incident Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Storage Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) OAT Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Middleware
2 4 (17.39%) HTML
3 3 (13.04%) SailPoint
4 2 (8.70%) OAuth
4 2 (8.70%) XACML
4 2 (8.70%) OpenID
4 2 (8.70%) CSS
4 2 (8.70%) XML
4 2 (8.70%) XHTML
4 2 (8.70%) SAML
5 1 (4.35%) JSON
5 1 (4.35%) JDBC
5 1 (4.35%) JSP
5 1 (4.35%) Servlets
5 1 (4.35%) SOAP
5 1 (4.35%) Web Services
5 1 (4.35%) REST
5 1 (4.35%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Management Information System
1 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
3 3 (13.04%) PKI
4 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
4 2 (8.70%) Replication
4 2 (8.70%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) UNIX
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) AIX
3 12 (52.17%) Linux
4 5 (21.74%) SUSE
5 2 (8.70%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) ITIL
1 14 (60.87%) Change Management
2 8 (34.78%) Information Security
2 8 (34.78%) Information Security Management
2 8 (34.78%) Security Management
3 7 (30.43%) Cyber Security
4 5 (21.74%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (21.74%) Performance Management
5 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
5 4 (17.39%) Release Management
5 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.04%) Patch Management
6 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Analytics
6 3 (13.04%) Digital Forensics
6 3 (13.04%) Network Architecture
6 3 (13.04%) SIEM
6 3 (13.04%) Line Management
6 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Perl
2 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) Ruby
4 2 (8.70%) C
5 1 (4.35%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) ISEB
3 3 (13.04%) CISSP
3 3 (13.04%) GCIA
3 3 (13.04%) GCIH
4 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) COBIT
1 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
1 3 (13.04%) COSO
2 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) VMware ESX
1 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (21.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) NetBackup
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Tivoli
2 5 (21.74%) Puppet
2 5 (21.74%) Red Hat Satellite
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle ZFS
3 4 (17.39%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (8.70%) OpenAM
4 2 (8.70%) SnapMirror
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle
2 8 (34.78%) IBM
3 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 6 (26.09%) Remedy
5 5 (21.74%) VMware
5 5 (21.74%) Symantec
5 5 (21.74%) EMC
5 5 (21.74%) CA
5 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco
6 3 (13.04%) McAfee
7 2 (8.70%) Brocade
7 2 (8.70%) ForgeRock
7 2 (8.70%) NetApp
7 2 (8.70%) Veritas
8 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (4.35%) Cyber-Ark