Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 126 141
Rank change year-on-year +3 +15 -16
Contract jobs citing Solaris 30 38 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.85% 1.04% 1.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.04% 3.87% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 34 30
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £380 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +1.33%
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £50.00 £50.50
% change year-on-year - -0.99% +34.22%

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 986 981 1,233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 27.87% 26.93% 29.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 618 707
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +0.73%
10th Percentile £158 £262 £225
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 63 94
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.75 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.67% -6.25% -8.57%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.60 £10.83
90th Percentile £47.85 £48.96 £48.47
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -15.79% +18.75%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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
Havant -5 11 £400 +5.26%
Aldershot - 8 £400 -
Basingstoke -13 4 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £400 -
Solaris
South East

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 19 (63.33%) Oracle
1 19 (63.33%) AIX
2 18 (60.00%) SAN
3 16 (53.33%) Red Hat
4 15 (50.00%) Linux
5 14 (46.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 14 (46.67%) Shell Script
5 14 (46.67%) Korn
5 14 (46.67%) WebSphere
6 12 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 12 (40.00%) Oracle Clusterware
7 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
7 11 (36.67%) Unix
8 9 (30.00%) Windows
9 7 (23.33%) VMware
9 7 (23.33%) Tivoli
9 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
10 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (20.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 6 (20.00%) DNS
10 6 (20.00%) IBM
11 4 (13.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
11 4 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (13.33%) Validation

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 14 (46.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (10.00%) Apache
3 3 (10.00%) IIS
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) SAN
2 6 (20.00%) DNS
3 4 (13.33%) Internet
4 3 (10.00%) DHCP
5 1 (3.33%) Firewall
5 1 (3.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) DB2
1 1 (3.33%) Informix
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (3.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Administrator
2 7 (23.33%) AIX Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (16.67%) AIX Administrator
3 5 (16.67%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Solaris Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Database Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) PKI
3 2 (6.67%) LPAR
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) AIX
2 15 (50.00%) Linux
3 12 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (36.67%) Unix
5 9 (30.00%) Windows
6 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
8 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (3.33%) SUSE
9 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (13.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (13.33%) Validation
2 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (10.00%) Time Management
3 2 (6.67%) Patch Management
3 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) Change Control
4 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.33%) Demand Management
4 1 (3.33%) Hardware Maintenance
4 1 (3.33%) Identity Management
4 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.33%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.33%) Server Building
4 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) Korn
1 14 (46.67%) Shell Script
2 3 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) C
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Oracle Clusterware
2 6 (20.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.00%) vSphere
5 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.33%) KVM
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.33%) RHEV
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (46.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (23.33%) Tivoli
3 3 (10.00%) AirWatch
3 3 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (10.00%) SCOM
4 2 (6.67%) WSUS
5 1 (3.33%) Data Guard
5 1 (3.33%) Nagios
5 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.33%) Netcool
5 1 (3.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Oracle
2 16 (53.33%) Red Hat
3 7 (23.33%) VMware
4 6 (20.00%) IBM
5 4 (13.33%) Citrix
5 4 (13.33%) McAfee
5 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.00%) Infoblox
6 3 (10.00%) Symantec
6 3 (10.00%) TIBCO
7 1 (3.33%) HP
7 1 (3.33%) Remedy
7 1 (3.33%) Sun
7 1 (3.33%) Sybase
7 1 (3.33%) Veritas