The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Solaris skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 32 38 25
Rank change year-on-year +6 -13  
Contract jobs citing Solaris 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.39% 1.07% 2.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.63% 4.11% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £48.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year - +21.51%  

Solaris is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 38 73 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 14.90% 26.07% 29.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 17
Median daily rate £320 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.69% +12.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 5
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +33.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing Solaris as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Basingstoke

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Solaris in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Basingstoke

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Basingstoke

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) SPML
2 1 (50.00%) BeanShell
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) SailPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (50.00%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Servlets
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SailPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Servlets
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) SPML
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (50.00%) Remediation Plan
1 1 (50.00%) Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) BeanShell
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle