Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 110 129
Rank change year-on-year -37 +19 -30
Contract jobs citing Solaris 28 55 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.74% 1.55% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.72% 5.98% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 46 32
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £383 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.58% +0.66% -0.33%
10th Percentile £329 £323 £341
90th Percentile £500 £481 £583
South East median daily rate £425 £384 £400
% change year-on-year +10.75% -4.06% -5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £49.50 - £50.50

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 1,029 919 1,156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 27.07% 25.89% 28.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 571 711
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £205 £254 £250
90th Percentile £538 £501 £505
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 72 73
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.50 £14.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.98% -46.36% +57.14%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.41 £11.23
90th Percentile £46.00 £43.25 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year +14.75% -19.74% +15.15%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Basingstoke -6 7 £300 - 1
Portsmouth +4 6 £500 -
Aldershot - 6 £408 -
Havant -12 5 £400 -
Hook -5 2 £355 -3.67%
Fleet - 1 £400 - 1
Solaris
South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (57.14%) Unix
2 15 (53.57%) Linux
2 15 (53.57%) Oracle
3 14 (50.00%) SAN
4 13 (46.43%) Windows
5 12 (42.86%) AIX
5 12 (42.86%) VMware
5 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
6 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (35.71%) Windows 7
7 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (35.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 10 (35.71%) DNS
8 9 (32.14%) Shell Script
8 9 (32.14%) Red Hat
8 9 (32.14%) Internet
8 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
9 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
10 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
10 7 (25.00%) Apache
10 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
10 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 7 (25.00%) DHCP
10 7 (25.00%) IIS
10 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
10 7 (25.00%) McAfee
10 7 (25.00%) SCOM
10 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 7 (25.00%) Apache
1 7 (25.00%) IIS
1 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (21.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) SAN
2 10 (35.71%) DNS
3 9 (32.14%) Internet
4 7 (25.00%) DHCP
5 1 (3.57%) Broadband
5 1 (3.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.14%) Phabricator
General
1 3 (10.71%) Local Government
2 2 (7.14%) Military
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Administrator
1 6 (21.43%) AIX Engineer
1 6 (21.43%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 4 (14.29%) Solaris Administrator
2 4 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) PHP Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Python Developer
4 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Solaris Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) AIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) CSS
1 3 (10.71%) HTML
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (3.57%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) PKI
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle Exalytics
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Unix
2 15 (53.57%) Linux
3 13 (46.43%) Windows
4 12 (42.86%) AIX
5 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (35.71%) Windows 7
6 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
8 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (7.14%) SUSE
11 1 (3.57%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Patch Management
2 5 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (17.86%) Time Management
3 4 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.14%) Demand Management
5 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.14%) MVC
5 2 (7.14%) OO
5 2 (7.14%) OOP
5 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) Shell Script
2 6 (21.43%) Korn
3 3 (10.71%) Java
3 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.71%) PHP
3 3 (10.71%) Python
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.14%) C
5 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) OCP
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.00%) vSphere
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle Clusterware
4 5 (17.86%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (14.29%) NFS
6 1 (3.57%) Firmware
6 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (3.57%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (25.00%) SCOM
3 6 (21.43%) WSUS
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle ZFS
4 4 (14.29%) Tivoli
5 3 (10.71%) AirWatch
6 2 (7.14%) Data Guard
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Oracle
2 12 (42.86%) VMware
3 9 (32.14%) Red Hat
4 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 7 (25.00%) McAfee
6 3 (10.71%) Citrix
6 3 (10.71%) Infoblox
6 3 (10.71%) Symantec
6 3 (10.71%) TIBCO
7 1 (3.57%) HP
7 1 (3.57%) IBM
7 1 (3.57%) Sun