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 June 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.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 34 15
Rank change year-on-year -13 -19  
Contract jobs citing Solaris 3 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.74% 1.28% 8.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.45% 4.94% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £702 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +65.17%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £400
% change year-on-year +9.58% -8.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £36.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year -54.77% +32.11%  

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 87 81 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 21.48% 25.96% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 23 32
Median daily rate £375 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -16.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 6
Median hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.53% -31.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.45 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris in Basingstoke.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 4 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Blog
3 2 (50.00%) Remedy
3 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (50.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (50.00%) Sun
3 2 (50.00%) Sun Certification
3 2 (50.00%) CA
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (50.00%) AIX
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Informix
3 2 (50.00%) LDAP
3 2 (50.00%) Sybase
3 2 (50.00%) DB2
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) XSD
4 1 (25.00%) XSLT
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (25.00%) JSP
4 1 (25.00%) Servlets

Solaris
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (25.00%) FTP
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
1 2 (50.00%) Informix
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) NOC Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) SailPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Servlets
2 1 (25.00%) SPML
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML Schema
2 1 (25.00%) XSD
2 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blog
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) BeanShell
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Jython
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Sun Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (25.00%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) CA
2 2 (50.00%) Remedy
2 2 (50.00%) Sun
2 2 (50.00%) Sybase
3 1 (25.00%) IBM