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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 29 36 26
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing Solaris 6 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.48% 0.43% 5.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.70% 1.27% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Average daily rate £588 £550 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% +29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £39.00 £33.43
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +16.67%
Solaris
Hampshire

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
69 79 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 28.51% 33.76% 35.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 20 37
Average daily rate £325 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £550 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.35 £12.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.18% -8.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) AIX
2 8 (72.73%) HTTP
2 8 (72.73%) SSL
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco
3 7 (63.64%) VPN
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) CISSP
3 7 (63.64%) GCIA
3 7 (63.64%) GCIH
3 7 (63.64%) Document Management
3 7 (63.64%) SSH
3 7 (63.64%) PKI
3 7 (63.64%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (63.64%) Digital Forensics
3 7 (63.64%) Network Architecture
3 7 (63.64%) SIEM
3 7 (63.64%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (63.64%) Analytics
3 7 (63.64%) RSA Security Analytics
4 6 (54.55%) Middleware
5 5 (45.45%) McAfee
5 5 (45.45%) PRINCE
5 5 (45.45%) MS Visio
5 5 (45.45%) ITIL
5 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
5 5 (45.45%) MS Project
5 5 (45.45%) Degree
5 5 (45.45%) COBIT

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
1 5 (45.45%) MS Project
1 5 (45.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) HTTP
1 8 (72.73%) SSL
2 7 (63.64%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (63.64%) SSH
2 7 (63.64%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) FTP
3 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
3 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
1 5 (45.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Incident Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Deployment Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Test Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) XML Schema
2 1 (9.09%) XSD
2 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) PKI
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 1 (9.09%) DataPower
3 1 (9.09%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) AIX
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Analytics
1 7 (63.64%) Digital Forensics
1 7 (63.64%) Document Management
1 7 (63.64%) Network Architecture
1 7 (63.64%) Root Cause Analysis
1 7 (63.64%) SIEM
2 5 (45.45%) Change Management
2 5 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
2 5 (45.45%) Patch Management
2 5 (45.45%) PRINCE
2 5 (45.45%) Security Operations
2 5 (45.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (36.36%) Information Security
3 4 (36.36%) Information Security Management
3 4 (36.36%) Line Management
3 4 (36.36%) Security Management
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Jython
2 1 (9.09%) Korn
2 1 (9.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) CISSP
1 7 (63.64%) GCIA
1 7 (63.64%) GCIH
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) COBIT
1 5 (45.45%) COSO
1 5 (45.45%) PCI DSS
1 5 (45.45%) SAS 70
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (9.09%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) McAfee
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) CA
4 1 (9.09%) IBM