The table below looks at the statistics for the Solaris Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solaris System Administrator
Rank 568 549 514
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Solaris Systems Administrator 11 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.008% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.009% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £406 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £351 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £461 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £384
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -12.05%
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
45428 44376 39335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.50% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27952 23212
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1800 1857 2029
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Solaris Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Solaris Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in England

Solaris Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Solaris Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in England

Solaris Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris Systems Administrator across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Solaris Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in England

Solaris Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Solaris Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in England

Solaris Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London -4 6 £400 -15.78%
West Midlands -8 2 £310 -8.14%
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
East Midlands - 1 £325 -
South East - 1 £425 -
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Solaris Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Solaris Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Solaris
2 11 (61.11%) Oracle
3 10 (55.56%) LDAP
4 9 (50.00%) UNIX
5 8 (44.44%) Veritas
5 8 (44.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 7 (38.89%) HP
7 6 (33.33%) Linux
7 6 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 6 (33.33%) NetBackup
8 5 (27.78%) Service Management
8 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
8 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
8 5 (27.78%) Perl
8 5 (27.78%) Sun
8 5 (27.78%) DNS
8 5 (27.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
8 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
9 4 (22.22%) Firmware
9 4 (22.22%) SAN
9 4 (22.22%) Finance
9 4 (22.22%) Banking
10 3 (16.67%) Symantec
10 3 (16.67%) NetApp
11 2 (11.11%) IBM
11 2 (11.11%) NFS
11 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
11 2 (11.11%) Juniper

Solaris Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Solaris Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) LDAP
2 5 (27.78%) DNS
3 4 (22.22%) SAN
4 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.11%) NAS
5 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.56%) SSH
5 1 (5.56%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 12c
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
1 4 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) International Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Statistics
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) CMDB
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Solaris
2 9 (50.00%) UNIX
3 6 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.11%) SUSE
5 1 (5.56%) Windows
5 1 (5.56%) AIX
5 1 (5.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Service Management
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Perl
2 2 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) Korn
3 1 (5.56%) Bourne shell
3 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 6 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (22.22%) Firmware
4 2 (11.11%) NFS
4 2 (11.11%) Samba
5 1 (5.56%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (5.56%) Cacti
3 1 (5.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (5.56%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) Veritas
3 7 (38.89%) HP
4 5 (27.78%) Sun
4 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
5 3 (16.67%) Symantec
5 3 (16.67%) NetApp
6 2 (11.11%) IBM
6 2 (11.11%) Juniper
6 2 (11.11%) EMC
6 2 (11.11%) Foundry
6 2 (11.11%) F5
7 1 (5.56%) VMware