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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 88 82 82
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 34 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.61% 1.72% 1.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.62% 5.48% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 17
Average daily rate
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£410 £385 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +13.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £332 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.73% -4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.43% -18.46%
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
605 639 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 28.56% 31.35% 27.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 339 276
Average daily rate £363 £325 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -3.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 44 49
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Solaris Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 August 2015. 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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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 -4 13 £425 +41.66%
Hook -5 7 £325 -9.21%
Aldershot - 2 £375 - 1
Havant -4 1 £388 -
Fareham - 1 - -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 54 (62.79%) Windows
2 52 (60.47%) Linux
3 42 (48.84%) UNIX
4 40 (46.51%) Oracle
5 35 (40.70%) AIX
6 32 (37.21%) SAN
7 28 (32.56%) Tivoli
8 27 (31.40%) IBM
9 23 (26.74%) Security Cleared
10 22 (25.58%) Red Hat
10 22 (25.58%) Shell Script
11 19 (22.09%) VMware
12 18 (20.93%) Change Management
13 17 (19.77%) Korn
14 16 (18.60%) ITIL
14 16 (18.60%) Perl
15 15 (17.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 14 (16.28%) SC Cleared
16 14 (16.28%) WebSphere
17 13 (15.12%) Veritas
17 13 (15.12%) Java
17 13 (15.12%) Degree
17 13 (15.12%) NAS
18 12 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
18 12 (13.95%) Clustering
18 12 (13.95%) LDAP
18 12 (13.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
18 12 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
19 11 (12.79%) Oracle Clusterware

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 14 (16.28%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.65%) IIS
3 3 (3.49%) JBoss
4 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.33%) Apache
4 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.16%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 9 (10.47%) MS Visio
2 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
3 7 (8.14%) MS Project
4 2 (2.33%) MS Office
4 2 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (11.63%) Maximo
2 5 (5.81%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 32 (37.21%) SAN
2 13 (15.12%) NAS
3 12 (13.95%) LDAP
4 8 (9.30%) IPsec
5 6 (6.98%) SSL
5 6 (6.98%) HTTP
6 5 (5.81%) Firewall
6 5 (5.81%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (4.65%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (4.65%) SSH
7 4 (4.65%) Internet
8 3 (3.49%) VPN
8 3 (3.49%) DNS
9 2 (2.33%) Kerberos
9 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.33%) LAN
9 2 (2.33%) WAN
9 2 (2.33%) SMTP
9 2 (2.33%) FTP
9 2 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.63%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.65%) DB2
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.33%) MySQL
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.33%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.16%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Maven
2 4 (4.65%) StarTeam
2 4 (4.65%) ClearCase
2 4 (4.65%) Ant
3 3 (3.49%) ClearQuest
3 3 (3.49%) Subversion
3 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.33%) Selenium
4 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.33%) Gradle
4 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.33%) JUnit
4 2 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.16%) JIRA
5 1 (1.16%) Redmine
General
1 10 (11.63%) Banking
2 9 (10.47%) Finance
3 8 (9.30%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (20.93%) Administrator
2 14 (16.28%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (10.47%) UNIX Administrator
3 9 (10.47%) Consultant
4 8 (9.30%) Software Engineer
4 8 (9.30%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 6 (6.98%) Developer
5 6 (6.98%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) AIX Administrator
6 5 (5.81%) Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Technical Design Authority
7 4 (4.65%) Solaris Support Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Linux Support Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Linux Support
7 4 (4.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.65%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (4.65%) Project Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.47%) Middleware
2 4 (4.65%) J2SE
2 4 (4.65%) HTML
3 3 (3.49%) SailPoint
4 2 (2.33%) OpenID
4 2 (2.33%) XML
4 2 (2.33%) XHTML
4 2 (2.33%) CSS
4 2 (2.33%) SAML
4 2 (2.33%) OAuth
4 2 (2.33%) XACML
5 1 (1.16%) SPML
5 1 (1.16%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.16%) JMS
5 1 (1.16%) CGI
5 1 (1.16%) JDBC
5 1 (1.16%) JSP
5 1 (1.16%) Servlets
5 1 (1.16%) SOAP
5 1 (1.16%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Clustering
1 12 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.63%) Management Information System
3 8 (9.30%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.14%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.81%) HACMP
5 5 (5.81%) PKI
6 2 (2.33%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.33%) SecurID
6 2 (2.33%) Replication
6 2 (2.33%) CESG
7 1 (1.16%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.16%) DataPower
7 1 (1.16%) iSeries
7 1 (1.16%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 54 (62.79%) Windows
2 52 (60.47%) Linux
3 42 (48.84%) UNIX
4 35 (40.70%) AIX
5 15 (17.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (10.47%) HPUX
7 5 (5.81%) NetWare
7 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.81%) SUSE
8 4 (4.65%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.33%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.93%) Change Management
2 16 (18.60%) ITIL
3 11 (12.79%) Root Cause Analysis
3 11 (12.79%) Protective Monitoring
3 11 (12.79%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (12.79%) Office Automation
4 10 (11.63%) OO
4 10 (11.63%) RUP
5 9 (10.47%) Software Engineering
6 8 (9.30%) Information Security
6 8 (9.30%) Information Security Management
6 8 (9.30%) Security Management
7 7 (8.14%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.14%) Server Building
7 7 (8.14%) Cyber Security
8 6 (6.98%) Software Distribution
8 6 (6.98%) TOGAF
8 6 (6.98%) Programme Management
8 6 (6.98%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (6.98%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.58%) Shell Script
2 17 (19.77%) Korn
3 16 (18.60%) Perl
4 13 (15.12%) Java
5 9 (10.47%) SQL
6 8 (9.30%) Bash Shell
7 7 (8.14%) C
8 6 (6.98%) C++
9 3 (3.49%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.33%) Python
10 2 (2.33%) Ruby
11 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.16%) BeanShell
11 1 (1.16%) VBScript
11 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (26.74%) Security Cleared
2 14 (16.28%) SC Cleared
3 13 (15.12%) Degree
4 6 (6.98%) DV Cleared
5 5 (5.81%) ISEB
6 3 (3.49%) CISSP
6 3 (3.49%) GCIA
6 3 (3.49%) GCIH
7 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.33%) MCSA
8 1 (1.16%) MCP
8 1 (1.16%) MCSE
8 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.16%) IBM Certification
8 1 (1.16%) MCITP
8 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) COBIT
1 3 (3.49%) PCI DSS
1 3 (3.49%) COSO
2 2 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (12.79%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 11 (12.79%) Oracle Clusterware
3 9 (10.47%) VMware ESX
4 6 (6.98%) KVM
4 6 (6.98%) GPFS
5 5 (5.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (5.81%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 3 (3.49%) Samba
7 2 (2.33%) Snort
8 1 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (32.56%) Tivoli
2 12 (13.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 11 (12.79%) Puppet
4 7 (8.14%) NetBackup
4 7 (8.14%) Netcool
4 7 (8.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (8.14%) Oracle ZFS
5 5 (5.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (5.81%) Nagios
5 5 (5.81%) CA Single Sign-On
5 5 (5.81%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (2.33%) OpenAM
6 2 (2.33%) SnapMirror
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.16%) WSUS
7 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.16%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 40 (46.51%) Oracle
2 27 (31.40%) IBM
3 22 (25.58%) Red Hat
4 19 (22.09%) VMware
5 13 (15.12%) Veritas
6 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
7 10 (11.63%) Sun
8 9 (10.47%) EMC
9 8 (9.30%) Remedy
10 6 (6.98%) Citrix
10 6 (6.98%) CA
10 6 (6.98%) Symantec
11 5 (5.81%) HP
12 4 (4.65%) Compaq
12 4 (4.65%) Hitachi
12 4 (4.65%) NetApp
12 4 (4.65%) Cisco
12 4 (4.65%) McAfee
13 2 (2.33%) ForgeRock
13 2 (2.33%) Sourcefire