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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 73 101 89
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -12
Contract jobs citing Solaris 53 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.36% 0.64% 1.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.36% 2.02% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £267 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £30.60 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-8.49% +13.33%
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
720 645 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 32.01% 31.54% 27.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 346 283
Average daily rate £360 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.79% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 51 61
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.13 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £11.31 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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 5 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 5 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 - 11 - - 2
Hook - 9 £363 -
Havant -6 4 £381 +1.66%
Winchester -7 4 - -
Aldershot - 4 £300 - 1
Southampton -14 3 £525 +23.52% 3
Farnborough - 1 £400 -
Solaris
South East

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 50 (60.24%) Windows
2 41 (49.40%) Linux
3 37 (44.58%) UNIX
4 34 (40.96%) AIX
5 32 (38.55%) Security Cleared
6 30 (36.14%) Oracle
6 30 (36.14%) Tivoli
7 29 (34.94%) SAN
7 29 (34.94%) IBM
8 26 (31.33%) SC Cleared
9 21 (25.30%) Korn
9 21 (25.30%) Shell Script
10 16 (19.28%) Red Hat
10 16 (19.28%) C++
10 16 (19.28%) Java
11 15 (18.07%) Migration
11 15 (18.07%) WebSphere
12 14 (16.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (16.87%) Root Cause Analysis
12 14 (16.87%) VMware
12 14 (16.87%) Perl
13 13 (15.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 12 (14.46%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 11 (13.25%) Veritas
15 11 (13.25%) Cisco
15 11 (13.25%) Change Management
15 11 (13.25%) Firewall
15 11 (13.25%) McAfee
15 11 (13.25%) C
15 11 (13.25%) LDAP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 15 (18.07%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.61%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.61%) IIS
3 2 (2.41%) JBoss
3 2 (2.41%) Apache
3 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) MS Office
2 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.82%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (10.84%) Maximo
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (34.94%) SAN
2 11 (13.25%) Firewall
2 11 (13.25%) LDAP
3 8 (9.64%) SSL
4 7 (8.43%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (8.43%) HTTP
4 7 (8.43%) NAS
4 7 (8.43%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (7.23%) IPsec
6 5 (6.02%) VPN
6 5 (6.02%) DNS
7 4 (4.82%) LAN
7 4 (4.82%) WAN
7 4 (4.82%) SMTP
7 4 (4.82%) SSH
7 4 (4.82%) Internet
8 3 (3.61%) FTP
8 3 (3.61%) Wireshark
8 3 (3.61%) Kerberos
8 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.43%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.61%) DB2
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.41%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.41%) MySQL
5 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.20%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) ClearCase
1 3 (3.61%) ClearQuest
1 3 (3.61%) StarTeam
1 3 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.41%) Ant
2 2 (2.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.41%) Subversion
2 2 (2.41%) Maven
General
1 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.82%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (13.25%) Administrator
2 10 (12.05%) Consultant
3 9 (10.84%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (10.84%) Analyst
4 7 (8.43%) Software Engineer
4 7 (8.43%) Developer
5 5 (6.02%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 5 (6.02%) Programmer
5 5 (6.02%) UNIX Administrator
5 5 (6.02%) Security Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Incident Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) Architect
6 4 (4.82%) Technical Design Authority
7 3 (3.61%) Security Architect
7 3 (3.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.61%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (3.61%) AIX Administrator
7 3 (3.61%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (2.41%) UNIX Engineer
8 2 (2.41%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.43%) .NET
2 4 (4.82%) Middleware
3 3 (3.61%) HTML
4 2 (2.41%) SAML
4 2 (2.41%) OAuth
4 2 (2.41%) XACML
4 2 (2.41%) OpenID
4 2 (2.41%) SailPoint
4 2 (2.41%) CSS
4 2 (2.41%) XHTML
5 1 (1.20%) CGI
5 1 (1.20%) XML
5 1 (1.20%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Clustering
2 8 (9.64%) HACMP
3 7 (8.43%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.43%) PKI
4 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.61%) CESG
6 2 (2.41%) SecurID
6 2 (2.41%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.41%) LPAR
7 1 (1.20%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 50 (60.24%) Windows
2 41 (49.40%) Linux
3 37 (44.58%) UNIX
4 34 (40.96%) AIX
5 14 (16.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (12.05%) HPUX
7 9 (10.84%) Windows 7
8 8 (9.64%) NetWare
9 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (2.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (1.20%) CentOS
12 1 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.07%) Migration
2 14 (16.87%) Root Cause Analysis
3 11 (13.25%) Change Management
4 10 (12.05%) ITIL
4 10 (12.05%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (9.64%) Protective Monitoring
6 7 (8.43%) SIEM
6 7 (8.43%) OO
6 7 (8.43%) RUP
6 7 (8.43%) Software Engineering
7 5 (6.02%) Change Control
8 4 (4.82%) Cyber Security
8 4 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.82%) Analytics
8 4 (4.82%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.82%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (4.82%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.82%) Document Management
8 4 (4.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (4.82%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.30%) Shell Script
1 21 (25.30%) Korn
2 16 (19.28%) C++
2 16 (19.28%) Java
3 14 (16.87%) Perl
4 11 (13.25%) C
5 10 (12.05%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.02%) SQL
7 4 (4.82%) C#
8 3 (3.61%) Python
9 2 (2.41%) Ruby
9 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.20%) VBScript
10 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.20%) PHP
10 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (38.55%) Security Cleared
2 26 (31.33%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.84%) Degree
4 7 (8.43%) DV Cleared
5 5 (6.02%) ISEB
6 4 (4.82%) CISSP
6 4 (4.82%) GCIA
6 4 (4.82%) GCIH
7 2 (2.41%) CCIE
7 2 (2.41%) CCNP
7 2 (2.41%) CCNA
7 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.20%) MCITP
8 1 (1.20%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) COBIT
1 4 (4.82%) PCI DSS
1 4 (4.82%) COSO
2 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (14.46%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 10 (12.05%) Oracle Clusterware
3 9 (10.84%) GPFS
3 9 (10.84%) Samba
4 7 (8.43%) Active Directory
5 5 (6.02%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 5 (6.02%) KVM
6 4 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (3.61%) Snort
8 2 (2.41%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.20%) Sendmail
9 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (36.14%) Tivoli
2 13 (15.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (6.02%) CA Single Sign-On
3 5 (6.02%) Puppet
4 4 (4.82%) Nagios
4 4 (4.82%) Netcool
5 3 (3.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (2.41%) OpenAM
7 1 (1.20%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (1.20%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (1.20%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 30 (36.14%) Oracle
2 29 (34.94%) IBM
3 16 (19.28%) Red Hat
4 14 (16.87%) VMware
5 11 (13.25%) McAfee
5 11 (13.25%) Cisco
5 11 (13.25%) Veritas
6 10 (12.05%) Sun
7 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
8 7 (8.43%) HP
8 7 (8.43%) Compaq
8 7 (8.43%) EMC
8 7 (8.43%) Juniper
8 7 (8.43%) Hitachi
8 7 (8.43%) Blue Coat
9 6 (7.23%) Remedy
10 5 (6.02%) CA
11 4 (4.82%) Citrix
11 4 (4.82%) 3PAR
12 3 (3.61%) Sourcefire