The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solaris 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.98% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.94% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.60 £30.60
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +32.67%
Solaris
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Operating Systems Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
34 37 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 33.33% 31.09% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 15
Average daily rate £375 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £118 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £335 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 5
Average hourly rate £47.83 £13.00 £20.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+267.92% -36.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solaris across the Portsmouth region.

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Portsmouth region.

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) AIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Korn
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (50.00%) Wiki
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Symmetrix DMX
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) Veritas
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) SUSE
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) LDAP
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Clusterware

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) AIX Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Symmetrix DMX
1 2 (50.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) AIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) SUSE
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Veritas
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) IBM