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 3 months to 30 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.

Sun Microsystems Solaris
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 101 71
Rank change year-on-year +14 -30  
Contract jobs citing Solaris 26 25 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.37% 1.12% 2.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.18% 4.19% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 21
Median daily rate £370 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £336 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £416 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -3.65% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year - -10.12%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 502 596 749
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 26.52% 26.77% 34.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 390 367
Median daily rate £400 £360 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 33 51
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.75 £11.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.85 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Solaris
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook +16 8 £365 -14.11%
Havant -3 4 £390 +2.63%
Portsmouth -5 3 £500 +36.98% 2
Southampton +3 1 - -
Basingstoke +1 1 - -
Solaris
South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Solaris.

1 27 (62.79%) Linux
2 22 (51.16%) Oracle
3 18 (41.86%) Security Cleared
4 17 (39.53%) SAN
5 16 (37.21%) Windows
6 14 (32.56%) Shell Script
7 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
8 12 (27.91%) Configuration Management
8 12 (27.91%) Red Hat
8 12 (27.91%) SQL
9 10 (23.26%) AIX
9 10 (23.26%) Tivoli
9 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
9 10 (23.26%) DV Cleared
9 10 (23.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (20.93%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (20.93%) Oracle Clusterware
10 9 (20.93%) Veritas
10 9 (20.93%) WebSphere
11 8 (18.60%) IPsec
11 8 (18.60%) Clustering
11 8 (18.60%) Netcool
11 8 (18.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 8 (18.60%) Citrix
11 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
11 8 (18.60%) Server Building
11 8 (18.60%) Software Distribution
11 8 (18.60%) NAS
12 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
12 7 (16.28%) Oracle Reports

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 9 (20.93%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2000
2 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Office
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) MS Project
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 17 (39.53%) SAN
2 8 (18.60%) IPsec
2 8 (18.60%) NAS
3 7 (16.28%) Firewall
4 4 (9.30%) LAN
4 4 (9.30%) WAN
5 3 (6.98%) X.500
6 2 (4.65%) LDAP
7 1 (2.33%) Internet
7 1 (2.33%) Network Security
7 1 (2.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.33%) JasperReports
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) ClearCase
1 4 (9.30%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.33%) Ant
2 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.33%) Gradle
2 1 (2.33%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.33%) Maven
General
1 4 (9.30%) Military
2 3 (6.98%) Local Government
3 2 (4.65%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) AIX Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Administrator
3 5 (11.63%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Systems Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Programmer
6 2 (4.65%) Solaris Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.33%) C++ Programmer
7 1 (2.33%) DBA
7 1 (2.33%) Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Information Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) REST
1 3 (6.98%) SOAP
1 3 (6.98%) XML
2 2 (4.65%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) HTML
2 2 (4.65%) Spring
3 1 (2.33%) CSS
3 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.33%) J2EE
3 1 (2.33%) JAXB
3 1 (2.33%) JSF
3 1 (2.33%) JSP
3 1 (2.33%) Middleware
3 1 (2.33%) RichFaces
3 1 (2.33%) SailPoint
3 1 (2.33%) Servlets
3 1 (2.33%) SPML
3 1 (2.33%) Spring Security
3 1 (2.33%) Web Services
3 1 (2.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Clustering
2 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (62.79%) Linux
2 16 (37.21%) Windows
3 10 (23.26%) AIX
3 10 (23.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (16.28%) Unix
4 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
5 4 (9.30%) HPUX
5 4 (9.30%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Configuration Management
2 9 (20.93%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (18.60%) Server Building
3 8 (18.60%) Software Distribution
4 6 (13.95%) Matrix Organization
4 6 (13.95%) Office Automation
4 6 (13.95%) OO
4 6 (13.95%) Process Improvement
4 6 (13.95%) Protective Monitoring
4 6 (13.95%) RUP
4 6 (13.95%) TOGAF
5 5 (11.63%) Time Management
6 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.33%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.33%) Information Security
8 1 (2.33%) Migration
8 1 (2.33%) MVC
8 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) Shell Script
2 12 (27.91%) SQL
3 5 (11.63%) Java
3 5 (11.63%) Korn
3 5 (11.63%) Perl
4 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.65%) C#
5 2 (4.65%) C++
6 1 (2.33%) AWK
6 1 (2.33%) BeanShell
6 1 (2.33%) Python
6 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (41.86%) Security Cleared
2 10 (23.26%) DV Cleared
2 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) RHCA
4 1 (2.33%) RHCE
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.93%) Oracle Clusterware
3 6 (13.95%) Samba
4 2 (4.65%) NFS
4 2 (4.65%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) Tivoli
2 8 (18.60%) Netcool
2 8 (18.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (13.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (9.30%) SCCM
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Nagios
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Oracle
2 12 (27.91%) Red Hat
3 9 (20.93%) Veritas
4 8 (18.60%) Citrix
5 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
5 5 (11.63%) Sun
6 4 (9.30%) Cisco
6 4 (9.30%) HP
7 2 (4.65%) F5
7 2 (4.65%) VMware
8 1 (2.33%) CA
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £50 - £56 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago