Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Solaris skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Solaris over the 6 months to 14 November 2018 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 126 141
Rank change year-on-year -38 +15 -3
Contract jobs citing Solaris 20 37 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.53% 1.03% 0.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.99% 3.69% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 29
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +5.26% -3.49%
10th Percentile £285 £330 £301
90th Percentile £558 £496 £455
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +3.13% +8.11% -11.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £54.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £54.00 £41.50 -
% change year-on-year +30.12% - -

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

All Operating Systems
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,007 1,004 1,124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 26.85% 27.93% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 607 677
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +1.97% +4.83%
10th Percentile £213 £163 £250
90th Percentile £550 £500 £544
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 68 65
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.25 £20.06 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.95% +33.73% -14.29%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.50 £48.09 £51.28
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.03
% change year-on-year - +2.76% -5.39%

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Solaris as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris in Hampshire

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris in Hampshire

Solaris
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris in Hampshire over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solaris in Hampshire

Solaris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris 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 6 months to 14 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Farnborough - 8 £375 -
Portsmouth -20 3 £269 -44.82%
Hook - 3 £388 -
Fareham -4 2 £320 -23.81%
Aldershot -6 2 £363 +20.83%
Basingstoke +10 1 £500 - 2
Fleet - 1 £400 -
Solaris
South East

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Solaris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Linux
3 12 (60.00%) Unix
4 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (45.00%) McAfee
5 7 (35.00%) AIX
5 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (30.00%) ArcSight
6 6 (30.00%) Protective Monitoring
6 6 (30.00%) Palo Alto
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle
6 6 (30.00%) IBM
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (30.00%) Internet
7 5 (25.00%) SAN
7 5 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (20.00%) Security Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 4 (20.00%) VMware
8 4 (20.00%) DNS
8 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 4 (20.00%) IIS
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (15.00%) Perl

Solaris
Co-occurring 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 4 (20.00%) IIS
1 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) Apache
2 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (5.00%) SAS
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Internet
2 5 (25.00%) SAN
3 4 (20.00%) DNS
4 3 (15.00%) DHCP
5 2 (10.00%) Broadband
5 2 (10.00%) Firewall
5 2 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.00%) OLAP
3 1 (5.00%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (5.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Phabricator
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Military
2 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Test Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Security Test Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Wintel Support
4 2 (10.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) CSS
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) PKI
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Linux
3 12 (60.00%) Unix
4 7 (35.00%) AIX
5 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (5.00%) SUSE
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (15.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) OOP
4 3 (15.00%) Patch Management
4 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (10.00%) Demand Management
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.00%) MVC
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Perl
1 3 (15.00%) PHP
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) Python
2 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (15.00%) SCOM
1 3 (15.00%) WSUS
2 2 (10.00%) Data Guard
3 1 (5.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) McAfee
2 6 (30.00%) ArcSight
2 6 (30.00%) IBM
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) Palo Alto
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Infoblox
5 1 (5.00%) Symantec
5 1 (5.00%) TIBCO