The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Hampshire 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 84 77 82
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing Solaris 35 31 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.69% 1.78% 1.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.48% 6.19% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 8
Average daily rate
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£385 £340 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.23% -1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £288 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £430 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £33.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -14.28%
Operating Systems Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
639 501 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 30.87% 28.78% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 279 221
Average daily rate £325 £338 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £186 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 53 77
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Solaris
South East

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 July 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 +15 8 £300 -28.14% 3
Winchester +2 2 - -
Southampton -8 2 £425 - 2
Farnborough - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Gosport - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 40 (76.92%) UNIX
2 32 (61.54%) Linux
3 29 (55.77%) Shell Script
4 26 (50.00%) Korn
5 25 (48.08%) AIX
6 23 (44.23%) Windows
7 22 (42.31%) Tivoli
8 21 (40.38%) IBM
9 20 (38.46%) SAN
10 17 (32.69%) Red Hat
10 17 (32.69%) VMware
11 16 (30.77%) Perl
12 15 (28.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 13 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 13 (25.00%) Sun
13 13 (25.00%) WebSphere
14 12 (23.08%) Maximo
15 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
15 11 (21.15%) Bash Shell
16 10 (19.23%) HPUX
16 10 (19.23%) Java
17 9 (17.31%) C
17 9 (17.31%) Telecoms
17 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
18 8 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
18 8 (15.38%) SSH
18 8 (15.38%) HP
18 8 (15.38%) FTP
18 8 (15.38%) Hitachi
18 8 (15.38%) EMC

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 13 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (13.46%) MS Exchange
3 6 (11.54%) Apache
4 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.85%) IIS
6 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.92%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Office
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (38.46%) SAN
2 8 (15.38%) SSH
2 8 (15.38%) FTP
2 8 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (11.54%) HTTP
4 5 (9.62%) DNS
4 5 (9.62%) LDAP
5 4 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.69%) Telnet
5 4 (7.69%) NAS
6 3 (5.77%) iSCSI
6 3 (5.77%) ATM
6 3 (5.77%) HTTPS
7 2 (3.85%) Firewall
7 2 (3.85%) DMZ
7 2 (3.85%) Internet
8 1 (1.92%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.92%) SSL
8 1 (1.92%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 9 (17.31%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Analyst
2 8 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (15.38%) Administrator
3 5 (9.62%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 5 (9.62%) UNIX Administrator
3 5 (9.62%) Developer
4 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Consultant
4 4 (7.69%) Architect
4 4 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Security Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Test Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Security Specialist
5 3 (5.77%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Security Operations Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) Web Services
2 5 (9.62%) HTML
3 4 (7.69%) CSS
3 4 (7.69%) XML
4 3 (5.77%) JSON
5 1 (1.92%) RESTful
5 1 (1.92%) XSD
5 1 (1.92%) XSLT
5 1 (1.92%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.92%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.92%) Middleware
5 1 (1.92%) SOAP
5 1 (1.92%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Clustering
2 6 (11.54%) HACMP
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) DataPower
3 1 (1.92%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 40 (76.92%) UNIX
2 32 (61.54%) Linux
3 25 (48.08%) AIX
4 23 (44.23%) Windows
5 10 (19.23%) HPUX
6 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (13.46%) Windows Vista
6 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
7 5 (9.62%) NetWare
8 4 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.85%) SUSE
9 2 (3.85%) Debian
10 1 (1.92%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.46%) Security Management
2 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
2 4 (7.69%) Web Development
2 4 (7.69%) SIEM
3 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (5.77%) DevOps
3 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
4 2 (3.85%) Migration
4 2 (3.85%) ERP
4 2 (3.85%) B2B
4 2 (3.85%) Change Control
4 2 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (1.92%) ITIL
5 1 (1.92%) OO
5 1 (1.92%) Information Security
5 1 (1.92%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (1.92%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (1.92%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (55.77%) Shell Script
2 26 (50.00%) Korn
3 16 (30.77%) Perl
4 11 (21.15%) Bash Shell
5 10 (19.23%) Java
6 9 (17.31%) C
7 6 (11.54%) C++
8 5 (9.62%) PHP
9 4 (7.69%) Python
10 2 (3.85%) SQL
10 2 (3.85%) sed
10 2 (3.85%) AWK
11 1 (1.92%) Jython
11 1 (1.92%) Ruby
11 1 (1.92%) XPath
11 1 (1.92%) VC++
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) ISEB
4 1 (1.92%) GIAC
4 1 (1.92%) CEH
System Software
1 13 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.62%) GPFS
4 4 (7.69%) Snort
5 2 (3.85%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.85%) vSphere
5 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.92%) Samba
Systems Management
1 22 (42.31%) Tivoli
2 15 (28.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (13.46%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.92%) Puppet
4 1 (1.92%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 21 (40.38%) IBM
2 17 (32.69%) Red Hat
2 17 (32.69%) VMware
3 13 (25.00%) Sun
4 8 (15.38%) HP
4 8 (15.38%) EMC
4 8 (15.38%) Hitachi
5 7 (13.46%) McAfee
5 7 (13.46%) Sophos
5 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
5 7 (13.46%) Lumension
6 6 (11.54%) Cisco
6 6 (11.54%) Compaq
7 5 (9.62%) Veritas
8 4 (7.69%) Sourcefire
8 4 (7.69%) Juniper
9 3 (5.77%) Oracle
10 2 (3.85%) Citrix
10 2 (3.85%) NetApp
10 2 (3.85%) Brocade