The table below looks at the statistics for the Solaris Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solaris Administrator
Rank 570 541 521
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Solaris Administrator 9 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.021% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.023% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £344 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45626 43383 41175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.03% 92.64% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29592 26643 23710
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £229 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1873 1913 2427
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Solaris Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris Administrator in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solaris Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in England

Solaris Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solaris Administrator across the England region.

Solaris Administrator Daily Rate Trend in England

Solaris Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris Administrator across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Solaris Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in England

Solaris Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Solaris Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in England

Solaris Administrator
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire - 4 £450 -
London +8 3 £356 -10.93%
South West - 2 £425 -
East of England - - - -
South East - - - -
Solaris Administrator
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Solaris Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Solaris Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Solaris Administrator in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Solaris
2 13 (81.25%) UNIX
3 9 (56.25%) Linux
4 8 (50.00%) SAN
4 8 (50.00%) NAS
5 6 (37.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
5 6 (37.50%) Veritas
5 6 (37.50%) Oracle
6 5 (31.25%) LDAP
6 5 (31.25%) DNS
6 5 (31.25%) HP
6 5 (31.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (25.00%) Finance
7 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (25.00%) IBM
7 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (18.75%) EMC
8 3 (18.75%) NetApp
8 3 (18.75%) Apache
8 3 (18.75%) Java
8 3 (18.75%) SAP
8 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) Veritas File System
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
8 3 (18.75%) Banking
8 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
8 3 (18.75%) SUSE
8 3 (18.75%) Samba
9 2 (12.50%) Programme Management

Solaris Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Solaris Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Solaris Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) SAN
1 8 (50.00%) NAS
2 5 (31.25%) LDAP
2 5 (31.25%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) Ingres
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Solaris
2 13 (81.25%) UNIX
3 9 (56.25%) Linux
4 3 (18.75%) SUSE
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.25%) CentOS
6 1 (6.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Service Management
1 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
1 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (6.25%) Logistics
2 1 (6.25%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (18.75%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (18.75%) Samba
3 3 (18.75%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (6.25%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
1 6 (37.50%) Veritas
2 5 (31.25%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (25.00%) IBM
4 3 (18.75%) SAP
4 3 (18.75%) EMC
4 3 (18.75%) NetApp
5 2 (12.50%) Juniper
5 2 (12.50%) Sun
5 2 (12.50%) Foundry
5 2 (12.50%) F5