The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Solaris Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solaris System Administrator
Rank 594 606 581
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Solaris Systems Administrator 23 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.039% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.042% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 11
Median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £363 £358
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Solaris Systems Administrator
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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
46209 48121 46401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.90% 94.81% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30544 30820 29000
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1354 1845 1896
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Solaris Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Solaris Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 26 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris Systems Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +16 14 £450 +12.50%
North East - 4 £225 -
South East +8 3 £450 -5.26%
South West - 1 £400 -
East of England - 1 £475 -
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Solaris Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Solaris Systems Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Solaris Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 37 (100.00%) Solaris
2 30 (81.08%) Unix
3 23 (62.16%) Veritas
4 22 (59.46%) Linux
5 19 (51.35%) SAN
6 18 (48.65%) Finance
7 16 (43.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 15 (40.54%) Red Hat
9 14 (37.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (32.43%) NAS
10 12 (32.43%) Banking
11 11 (29.73%) NetBackup
11 11 (29.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 10 (27.03%) EMC
12 10 (27.03%) Oracle
13 9 (24.32%) NetApp
13 9 (24.32%) Migration
13 9 (24.32%) Symantec
14 8 (21.62%) Change Management
14 8 (21.62%) Sun
14 8 (21.62%) Shell Script
14 8 (21.62%) Puppet
15 7 (18.92%) IBM
15 7 (18.92%) Windows
15 7 (18.92%) AIX
16 6 (16.22%) DNS
16 6 (16.22%) Perl
16 6 (16.22%) HP
16 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
17 5 (13.51%) SUSE

Solaris Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 2 (5.41%) TPMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (51.35%) SAN
2 12 (32.43%) NAS
3 6 (16.22%) DNS
4 5 (13.51%) LDAP
5 4 (10.81%) Firewall
5 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
6 3 (8.11%) LAN
6 3 (8.11%) WAN
7 2 (5.41%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.70%) Kerberos
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 12 (32.43%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) International Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Clustering
1 4 (10.81%) HACMP
2 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.41%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (5.41%) EMC VNX
3 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.70%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.70%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Solaris
2 30 (81.08%) Unix
3 22 (59.46%) Linux
4 14 (37.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (18.92%) AIX
5 7 (18.92%) Windows
6 5 (13.51%) SUSE
7 2 (5.41%) HPUX
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (5.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Migration
2 8 (21.62%) Change Management
3 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.11%) DevOps
5 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.11%) Operations Management
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Management
5 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (8.11%) Server Building
6 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL
6 2 (5.41%) Low Latency
6 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.41%) Service Management
7 1 (2.70%) Algorithmic Trading
7 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.70%) Investment Management
7 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) Shell Script
2 6 (16.22%) Perl
3 3 (8.11%) Python
4 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.70%) Korn
4 1 (2.70%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) AAT
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (43.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 11 (29.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (13.51%) Firmware
4 4 (10.81%) NFS
5 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle Clusterware
5 3 (8.11%) Veritas File System
5 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (5.41%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.70%) GPFS
7 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) NetBackup
2 8 (21.62%) Puppet
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle ZFS
3 4 (10.81%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (2.70%) Ansible
5 1 (2.70%) BladeLogic
5 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) Veritas
2 15 (40.54%) Red Hat
3 10 (27.03%) EMC
3 10 (27.03%) Oracle
4 9 (24.32%) NetApp
4 9 (24.32%) Symantec
5 8 (21.62%) Sun
6 7 (18.92%) IBM
7 6 (16.22%) HP
8 5 (13.51%) VMware
9 2 (5.41%) Brocade
9 2 (5.41%) Emulex
9 2 (5.41%) Microsoft