The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 85 82 96
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Contract jobs citing Solaris 31 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.51% 1.43% 1.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.78% 5.30% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £335 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £327 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £378 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £375 £374
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £37.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+55.40% +8.82%
Solaris
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
649 491 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.52% 26.95% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 273 253
Average daily rate £325 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 53 70
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solaris across the Hampshire region.

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Hampshire region.

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Solaris
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +20 8 £300 -13.66%
Winchester +2 2 - - 1
Southampton - 1 £425 -
Farnborough - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 37 (72.55%) UNIX
2 34 (66.67%) Linux
3 26 (50.98%) Shell Script
4 25 (49.02%) Windows
5 22 (43.14%) Korn
6 20 (39.22%) AIX
7 19 (37.25%) VMware
8 18 (35.29%) Tivoli
9 17 (33.33%) SAN
9 17 (33.33%) Perl
10 16 (31.37%) IBM
11 15 (29.41%) Security Cleared
12 14 (27.45%) Red Hat
13 11 (21.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 11 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (21.57%) Bash Shell
14 10 (19.61%) Java
14 10 (19.61%) HPUX
14 10 (19.61%) Telecoms
15 9 (17.65%) C
15 9 (17.65%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
15 9 (17.65%) Sun
15 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
16 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (15.69%) Windows 7
16 8 (15.69%) McAfee ePO
16 8 (15.69%) Fibre Channel
16 8 (15.69%) Lumension
16 8 (15.69%) HP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 8 (15.69%) MS Exchange
1 8 (15.69%) WebSphere
2 6 (11.76%) Apache
3 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.92%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (33.33%) SAN
2 8 (15.69%) SSH
2 8 (15.69%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (13.73%) DNS
3 7 (13.73%) FTP
4 5 (9.80%) HTTP
4 5 (9.80%) LDAP
4 5 (9.80%) NAS
5 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.84%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (7.84%) Telnet
6 3 (5.88%) DHCP
6 3 (5.88%) Internet
6 3 (5.88%) iSCSI
7 2 (3.92%) ATM
7 2 (3.92%) Firewall
7 2 (3.92%) HTTPS
7 2 (3.92%) DMZ
8 1 (1.96%) IPsec
8 1 (1.96%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Subversion
2 1 (1.96%) MSI
2 1 (1.96%) InstallShield
General
1 10 (19.61%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Analyst
2 8 (15.69%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (13.73%) Administrator
4 5 (9.80%) Developer
4 5 (9.80%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 5 (9.80%) UNIX Administrator
5 4 (7.84%) Security Specialist
5 4 (7.84%) Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Security Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Security Operations Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Development Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) Web Services
1 5 (9.80%) HTML
2 4 (7.84%) CSS
3 3 (5.88%) XML
3 3 (5.88%) JSON
4 1 (1.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Clustering
2 5 (9.80%) HACMP
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 37 (72.55%) UNIX
2 34 (66.67%) Linux
3 25 (49.02%) Windows
4 20 (39.22%) AIX
5 10 (19.61%) HPUX
6 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (15.69%) Windows Vista
6 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (15.69%) Windows 7
7 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (9.80%) NetWare
8 2 (3.92%) SUSE
8 2 (3.92%) Debian
9 1 (1.96%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.69%) Security Management
2 4 (7.84%) Web Development
2 4 (7.84%) SIEM
3 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (5.88%) DevOps
3 3 (5.88%) Migration
3 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
3 3 (5.88%) Unit Testing
4 2 (3.92%) ERP
4 2 (3.92%) B2B
4 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.96%) Information Security
5 1 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (1.96%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (1.96%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (1.96%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.98%) Shell Script
2 22 (43.14%) Korn
3 17 (33.33%) Perl
4 11 (21.57%) Bash Shell
5 10 (19.61%) Java
6 9 (17.65%) C
7 6 (11.76%) C++
8 5 (9.80%) PHP
9 4 (7.84%) Python
10 3 (5.88%) SQL
11 2 (3.92%) sed
11 2 (3.92%) AWK
11 2 (3.92%) Ruby
12 1 (1.96%) VC++
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.80%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) GIAC
4 1 (1.96%) CEH
System Software
1 11 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (17.65%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 5 (9.80%) GPFS
4 4 (7.84%) Snort
5 2 (3.92%) vSphere
5 2 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.92%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.96%) Samba
Systems Management
1 18 (35.29%) Tivoli
2 11 (21.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 8 (15.69%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.92%) Puppet
4 2 (3.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.96%) Nagios
5 1 (1.96%) Icinga
5 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.96%) Netcool
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) VMware
2 16 (31.37%) IBM
3 14 (27.45%) Red Hat
4 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 9 (17.65%) Sun
5 8 (15.69%) HP
5 8 (15.69%) EMC
5 8 (15.69%) McAfee
5 8 (15.69%) Sophos
5 8 (15.69%) Hitachi
5 8 (15.69%) Lumension
6 6 (11.76%) Veritas
6 6 (11.76%) Cisco
6 6 (11.76%) Compaq
7 4 (7.84%) Juniper
7 4 (7.84%) Sourcefire
8 3 (5.88%) Oracle
8 3 (5.88%) Citrix
9 2 (3.92%) Brocade
9 2 (3.92%) NetApp
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