The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solaris Administrator
Rank 581 496 551
Rank change year-on-year
-85 +55
Contract jobs requiring a Solaris Administrator 9 7 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.016% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.018% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 8
Average daily rate £338 £419 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.40% +8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £445 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47408 39975 51632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29341 23493 29070
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1940 2055 2466
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Solaris Administrator
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -27 2 £475 +13.43%
South East - 1 - -
East of England - - - -
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Solaris Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 23 (100.00%) Solaris
2 17 (73.91%) UNIX
3 15 (65.22%) Veritas
4 12 (52.17%) Oracle
5 11 (47.83%) Linux
5 11 (47.83%) Sun
6 10 (43.48%) Red Hat
7 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (34.78%) Perl
9 7 (30.43%) SAN
9 7 (30.43%) NetBackup
10 6 (26.09%) Migration
10 6 (26.09%) SSH
10 6 (26.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 6 (26.09%) NetApp
10 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
10 6 (26.09%) FTP
10 6 (26.09%) NFS
11 5 (21.74%) DNS
11 5 (21.74%) ITIL
11 5 (21.74%) BMC
11 5 (21.74%) IBM
11 5 (21.74%) Finance
11 5 (21.74%) NAS
11 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
12 4 (17.39%) Change Control
12 4 (17.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 4 (17.39%) HP
13 3 (13.04%) EMC
13 3 (13.04%) StorageTek

Solaris Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (13.04%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) SAN
2 6 (26.09%) SSH
2 6 (26.09%) FTP
3 5 (21.74%) DNS
3 5 (21.74%) NAS
4 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.70%) Firewall
5 2 (8.70%) LAN
6 1 (4.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) CLARiiON
2 2 (8.70%) CMDB
2 2 (8.70%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Solaris
2 17 (73.91%) UNIX
3 11 (47.83%) Linux
4 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.70%) SUSE
6 1 (4.35%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Migration
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) Change Control
4 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.04%) Change Management
4 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.04%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (8.70%) Software Deployment
5 2 (8.70%) Time Management
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Perl
2 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
3 3 (13.04%) C
3 3 (13.04%) Bourne shell
4 1 (4.35%) Korn
4 1 (4.35%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (8.70%) OCP
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (8.70%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) NFS
2 4 (17.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (8.70%) vSphere
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (4.35%) Samba
4 1 (4.35%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) NetBackup
2 6 (26.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (8.70%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (8.70%) Tivoli
4 1 (4.35%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (4.35%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Veritas
2 12 (52.17%) Oracle
3 11 (47.83%) Sun
4 10 (43.48%) Red Hat
5 6 (26.09%) NetApp
6 5 (21.74%) BMC
6 5 (21.74%) IBM
7 4 (17.39%) HP
8 3 (13.04%) EMC
8 3 (13.04%) StorageTek
9 2 (8.70%) VMware
9 2 (8.70%) Cisco
10 1 (4.35%) 3PAR