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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 69 97 80
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -17
Contract jobs citing Solaris 48 21 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.30% 1.04% 2.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.36% 3.32% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 18
Average daily rate
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£422 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £299 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £26.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+2.83% -1.85%
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
652 633 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.27% 31.43% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 326 325
Average daily rate £368 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.21% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 40 53
Average hourly rate £16.16 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.13% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £8.68 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +12 11 - - 1
Hook -5 6 £398 +11.29%
Aldershot - 5 £300 -
Havant -9 4 £381 +1.66%
Southampton -10 3 £525 +23.52% 1
Winchester -7 1 - -
Fareham - 1 - -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 55 (65.48%) Windows
2 43 (51.19%) Linux
3 33 (39.29%) UNIX
4 32 (38.10%) AIX
4 32 (38.10%) Oracle
5 31 (36.90%) SAN
6 30 (35.71%) Security Cleared
7 29 (34.52%) Tivoli
8 26 (30.95%) IBM
9 23 (27.38%) SC Cleared
10 19 (22.62%) Korn
10 19 (22.62%) Shell Script
11 17 (20.24%) Java
12 16 (19.05%) C++
13 15 (17.86%) Perl
13 15 (17.86%) Red Hat
13 15 (17.86%) Migration
13 15 (17.86%) VMware
13 15 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis
14 14 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (16.67%) Change Management
15 13 (15.48%) Veritas
15 13 (15.48%) Clustering
16 12 (14.29%) WebSphere
16 12 (14.29%) ITIL
17 11 (13.10%) C
17 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
17 11 (13.10%) LDAP
17 11 (13.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 11 (13.10%) Degree

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 12 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.76%) IIS
3 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.38%) Apache
3 2 (2.38%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.38%) JBoss
4 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (9.52%) MS Office
2 7 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 6 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Maximo
2 5 (5.95%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 31 (36.90%) SAN
2 11 (13.10%) LDAP
3 10 (11.90%) NAS
4 8 (9.52%) SSL
4 8 (9.52%) IPsec
4 8 (9.52%) Firewall
5 7 (8.33%) HTTP
5 7 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (5.95%) VPN
6 5 (5.95%) DNS
7 4 (4.76%) SSH
7 4 (4.76%) LAN
7 4 (4.76%) WAN
7 4 (4.76%) SMTP
7 4 (4.76%) Internet
8 3 (3.57%) FTP
8 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.57%) Wireshark
8 3 (3.57%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (5.95%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.57%) DB2
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.38%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.38%) MySQL
5 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.19%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) ClearQuest
1 3 (3.57%) Ant
1 3 (3.57%) ClearCase
1 3 (3.57%) Maven
1 3 (3.57%) StarTeam
1 3 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.38%) Subversion
2 2 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.19%) JUnit
3 1 (1.19%) Selenium
3 1 (1.19%) Gradle
3 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (7.14%) Finance
1 6 (7.14%) Financial Institution
2 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (14.29%) Administrator
2 10 (11.90%) Consultant
2 10 (11.90%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (9.52%) Software Engineer
4 7 (8.33%) Developer
4 7 (8.33%) Analyst
5 5 (5.95%) Programmer
5 5 (5.95%) Integration Engineer
5 5 (5.95%) UNIX Administrator
5 5 (5.95%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 4 (4.76%) Technical Design Authority
6 4 (4.76%) Incident Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.57%) Architect
7 3 (3.57%) AIX Administrator
8 2 (2.38%) AIX Specialist
8 2 (2.38%) AIX Engineer
8 2 (2.38%) DevOps Administrator
8 2 (2.38%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.33%) .NET
2 4 (4.76%) Middleware
3 3 (3.57%) HTML
4 2 (2.38%) OAuth
4 2 (2.38%) OpenID
4 2 (2.38%) XACML
4 2 (2.38%) SailPoint
4 2 (2.38%) XHTML
4 2 (2.38%) CSS
4 2 (2.38%) SAML
5 1 (1.19%) XML
5 1 (1.19%) J2SE
5 1 (1.19%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.48%) Clustering
2 9 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.52%) HACMP
4 7 (8.33%) PKI
4 7 (8.33%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.57%) CESG
7 2 (2.38%) LPAR
7 2 (2.38%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.38%) SecurID
8 1 (1.19%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 55 (65.48%) Windows
2 43 (51.19%) Linux
3 33 (39.29%) UNIX
4 32 (38.10%) AIX
5 14 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (10.71%) HPUX
6 9 (10.71%) Windows 7
7 8 (9.52%) NetWare
8 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.86%) Migration
1 15 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis
2 14 (16.67%) Change Management
3 12 (14.29%) ITIL
4 10 (11.90%) Protective Monitoring
4 10 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (10.71%) RUP
5 9 (10.71%) OO
6 8 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.33%) SIEM
8 6 (7.14%) Server Building
8 6 (7.14%) Cyber Security
8 6 (7.14%) Information Security
8 6 (7.14%) Information Security Management
8 6 (7.14%) Security Management
9 5 (5.95%) Configuration Management
9 5 (5.95%) Programme Management
9 5 (5.95%) TOGAF
9 5 (5.95%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (5.95%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.62%) Korn
1 19 (22.62%) Shell Script
2 17 (20.24%) Java
3 16 (19.05%) C++
4 15 (17.86%) Perl
5 11 (13.10%) C
5 11 (13.10%) Bash Shell
6 7 (8.33%) SQL
7 4 (4.76%) C#
8 3 (3.57%) Python
9 2 (2.38%) Ruby
9 2 (2.38%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.19%) PHP
10 1 (1.19%) VBScript
10 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 23 (27.38%) SC Cleared
3 11 (13.10%) Degree
4 7 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 5 (5.95%) ISEB
6 4 (4.76%) GCIA
6 4 (4.76%) GCIH
6 4 (4.76%) CISSP
7 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.19%) MCSA
7 1 (1.19%) CCIE
7 1 (1.19%) CCNP
7 1 (1.19%) CCNA
7 1 (1.19%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) COSO
1 4 (4.76%) COBIT
1 4 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (11.90%) Oracle Clusterware
1 10 (11.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 9 (10.71%) Samba
2 9 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.71%) GPFS
3 6 (7.14%) KVM
4 5 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.95%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 3 (3.57%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.57%) Snort
6 1 (1.19%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 29 (34.52%) Tivoli
2 11 (13.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (7.14%) Puppet
3 6 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (7.14%) Netcool
4 5 (5.95%) Nagios
4 5 (5.95%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (2.38%) OpenAM
6 1 (1.19%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (1.19%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (1.19%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 32 (38.10%) Oracle
2 26 (30.95%) IBM
3 15 (17.86%) Red Hat
3 15 (17.86%) VMware
4 13 (15.48%) Veritas
5 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
6 8 (9.52%) HP
7 7 (8.33%) McAfee
7 7 (8.33%) Compaq
7 7 (8.33%) EMC
7 7 (8.33%) Hitachi
7 7 (8.33%) Cisco
7 7 (8.33%) Sun
8 6 (7.14%) Remedy
9 5 (5.95%) CA
9 5 (5.95%) Citrix
10 4 (4.76%) 3PAR
11 3 (3.57%) NetApp
11 3 (3.57%) Juniper
11 3 (3.57%) Sourcefire
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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