Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 140 132
Rank change year-on-year +16 -8 -8
Contract jobs citing Solaris 40 34 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.12% 0.87% 1.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.00% 3.07% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 37
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +3.23%
10th Percentile £350 £301 £314
90th Percentile £494 £458 £458
South East median daily rate £400 £370 £420
% change year-on-year +8.11% -11.90% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £41.50 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year -17.00% - -

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 1000 1108 1268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 28.07% 28.34% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 678 743
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.97% +4.83% +5.66%
10th Percentile £163 £250 £250
90th Percentile £500 £550 £484
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 66 118
Hampshire median hourly rate £21.63 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.20% -14.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.75 £11.78
90th Percentile £48.09 £49.46 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.06 £18.75
% change year-on-year +2.58% -9.01% +19.20%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Havant +9 18 £400 +5.26%
Portsmouth - 5 £488 -
Aldershot - 5 £300 -
Basingstoke -28 3 - -
Fareham - 1 £420 -
Solaris
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 29 (72.50%) Oracle
2 25 (62.50%) AIX
3 24 (60.00%) SAN
4 22 (55.00%) Red Hat
4 22 (55.00%) Shell Script
4 22 (55.00%) Linux
5 21 (52.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 21 (52.50%) Korn
5 21 (52.50%) WebSphere
6 19 (47.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (47.50%) Oracle Clusterware
7 13 (32.50%) Tivoli
8 12 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (27.50%) IBM
10 10 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 10 (25.00%) Unix
11 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
12 8 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
12 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 8 (20.00%) Validation
13 6 (15.00%) Windows
13 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
14 5 (12.50%) QA
14 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
15 4 (10.00%) SQL
15 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
15 4 (10.00%) VMware
16 3 (7.50%) Oracle RMAN

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 21 (52.50%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.50%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 24 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (7.50%) Internet
3 2 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (2.50%) Firewall
4 1 (2.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) DB2
1 3 (7.50%) Informix
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
1 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (5.00%) Local Government
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Administrator
2 10 (25.00%) AIX Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (20.00%) AIX Administrator
3 8 (20.00%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) DBA
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (7.50%) Solaris Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Technician
5 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Support Technician
6 1 (2.50%) E-Business Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Solaris Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.00%) LPAR
4 1 (2.50%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 25 (62.50%) AIX
2 22 (55.00%) Linux
3 19 (47.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (25.00%) Unix
5 6 (15.00%) Windows
6 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
7 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 8 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 8 (20.00%) Validation
3 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.50%) Change Management
5 2 (5.00%) Change Control
5 2 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL
5 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (5.00%) Time Management
6 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.50%) Hardware Maintenance
6 1 (2.50%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.50%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) Shell Script
2 21 (52.50%) Korn
3 4 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) Degree
4 2 (5.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 19 (47.50%) Oracle Clusterware
2 10 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.50%) KVM
5 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (52.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 13 (32.50%) Tivoli
3 3 (7.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (5.00%) AirWatch
4 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (5.00%) Puppet
5 1 (2.50%) Nagios
5 1 (2.50%) Netcool
5 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.50%) SCCM
5 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (72.50%) Oracle
2 22 (55.00%) Red Hat
3 11 (27.50%) IBM
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.00%) VMware
5 3 (7.50%) Citrix
5 3 (7.50%) HP
5 3 (7.50%) Remedy
5 3 (7.50%) Sun
5 3 (7.50%) Sybase
6 2 (5.00%) Infoblox
6 2 (5.00%) NetApp
6 2 (5.00%) Symantec
6 2 (5.00%) TIBCO
6 2 (5.00%) Veritas
7 1 (2.50%) Brocade
7 1 (2.50%) EMC
7 1 (2.50%) McAfee