The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
South East / Hampshire
Rank 92 92 109
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Contract jobs citing Solaris 18 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.05% 1.44% 0.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.91% 4.75% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 14
Median daily rate £380 £390 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £331 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £519 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £394
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +25.51%

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
460 568 778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 26.76% 30.24% 39.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 332 399
Median daily rate £375 £350 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £514 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 42 41
Median hourly rate £14.88 £15.13 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.65% -24.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.54 £11.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.10 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing Solaris as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Havant +3 6 £380 +5.92%
Hook +13 4 £393 +4.73%
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 24 (68.57%) Linux
2 21 (60.00%) Windows
3 20 (57.14%) Oracle
4 14 (40.00%) SAN
4 14 (40.00%) Shell Script
5 13 (37.14%) Security Cleared
5 13 (37.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (34.29%) Red Hat
6 12 (34.29%) AIX
7 10 (28.57%) WebSphere
7 10 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
8 9 (25.71%) Oracle Clusterware
8 9 (25.71%) Unix
9 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
9 8 (22.86%) HP
9 8 (22.86%) DV Cleared
10 7 (20.00%) Cisco
10 7 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (20.00%) SQL
10 7 (20.00%) Perl
11 6 (17.14%) ITIL
11 6 (17.14%) OO
11 6 (17.14%) RUP
11 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
11 6 (17.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 6 (17.14%) Korn
11 6 (17.14%) TOGAF
11 6 (17.14%) Intel Security
11 6 (17.14%) VMware

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2000
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS Office
3 3 (8.57%) MS Project
3 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (40.00%) SAN
2 5 (14.29%) HTTP
2 5 (14.29%) SSH
3 4 (11.43%) DHCP
3 4 (11.43%) DNS
3 4 (11.43%) LAN
3 4 (11.43%) SSL
3 4 (11.43%) WAN
4 3 (8.57%) FTP
4 3 (8.57%) Telnet
4 3 (8.57%) X.500
5 2 (5.71%) Firewall
5 2 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (5.71%) LDAP
5 2 (5.71%) VPN
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (8.57%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) JasperReports
3 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Ant
1 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.86%) Gradle
1 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
1 1 (2.86%) Maven
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Advertising
3 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) AIX Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Architect
2 4 (11.43%) Build Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Administrator
3 3 (8.57%) Perl Developer
3 3 (8.57%) PHP Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.71%) Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Incident Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Systems Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) AIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Design Authority
5 1 (2.86%) Java Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) CSS
1 4 (11.43%) HTML
2 2 (5.71%) Middleware
2 2 (5.71%) REST
2 2 (5.71%) SOAP
2 2 (5.71%) Spring
2 2 (5.71%) XML
3 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.86%) J2EE
3 1 (2.86%) JAXB
3 1 (2.86%) jQuery
3 1 (2.86%) JSF
3 1 (2.86%) RichFaces
3 1 (2.86%) Spring Boot
3 1 (2.86%) Spring MVC
3 1 (2.86%) Spring Security
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
2 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) PKI
4 1 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Linux
2 21 (60.00%) Windows
3 13 (37.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (34.29%) AIX
5 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 9 (25.71%) Unix
7 4 (11.43%) HPUX
7 4 (11.43%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
7 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.86%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (17.14%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) Matrix Organization
2 6 (17.14%) Office Automation
2 6 (17.14%) OO
2 6 (17.14%) Process Improvement
2 6 (17.14%) Protective Monitoring
2 6 (17.14%) RUP
2 6 (17.14%) TOGAF
3 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (11.43%) Programme Management
3 4 (11.43%) Server Building
4 3 (8.57%) Change Management
4 3 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (8.57%) PRINCE
4 3 (8.57%) Security Operations
4 3 (8.57%) Web Development
5 2 (5.71%) Document Management
5 2 (5.71%) Time Management
5 2 (5.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 7 (20.00%) Perl
2 7 (20.00%) SQL
3 6 (17.14%) Korn
4 3 (8.57%) PHP
5 2 (5.71%) Java
5 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) DV Cleared
3 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
4 4 (11.43%) CCNA
4 4 (11.43%) CCNP
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (11.43%) MCITP
4 4 (11.43%) MCSA
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (11.43%) VCP4
4 4 (11.43%) VCP5
4 4 (11.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (5.71%) CISSP
5 2 (5.71%) Degree
5 2 (5.71%) GCIA
5 2 (5.71%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) COBIT
1 2 (5.71%) COSO
1 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
1 2 (5.71%) SAS 70
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Oracle Clusterware
2 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (11.43%) Samba
4 3 (8.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (11.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (11.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (8.57%) Tivoli
4 2 (5.71%) CSIRT
4 2 (5.71%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Oracle
2 12 (34.29%) Red Hat
3 8 (22.86%) HP
3 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
4 7 (20.00%) Cisco
5 6 (17.14%) Intel Security
5 6 (17.14%) VMware
6 4 (11.43%) Altiris
6 4 (11.43%) Sun
6 4 (11.43%) Supermicro
7 3 (8.57%) IBM
8 2 (5.71%) NetApp
8 2 (5.71%) NetWitness
9 1 (2.86%) F5