The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solaris System Administrator
Rank 554 519 553
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Solaris Systems Administrator 3 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.007% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.007% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Average daily rate £406 £445 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.70% +18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £319 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £445 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
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
47436 40059 51618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.37% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29338 23533 29060
Average daily rate £398 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -
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
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 2075 2465
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 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Solaris Systems Administrator
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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 17 April 2014.

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 17 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.

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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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Average Daily Rate
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Solaris Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Solaris
2 7 (77.78%) Veritas
3 6 (66.67%) UNIX
4 5 (55.56%) Oracle
5 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 3 (33.33%) SAN
6 3 (33.33%) BMC
6 3 (33.33%) Perl
6 3 (33.33%) IBM
6 3 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 3 (33.33%) Sun
6 3 (33.33%) Migration
7 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (22.22%) SUSE
7 2 (22.22%) HP
7 2 (22.22%) OCP
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (22.22%) Sun Certification
7 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL
7 2 (22.22%) Banking
7 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (22.22%) Time Management
7 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
7 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (22.22%) Veritas Volume Manager

Solaris Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) SSH
2 1 (11.11%) NAS
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (11.11%) FTP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Solaris
2 6 (66.67%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) SUSE
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Korn
3 1 (11.11%) Bourne shell
3 1 (11.11%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) OCP
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (22.22%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (11.11%) Veritas File System
2 1 (11.11%) NFS
2 1 (11.11%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
2 1 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 1 (11.11%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Veritas
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (33.33%) Sun
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (33.33%) BMC
4 2 (22.22%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) EMC
5 1 (11.11%) 3PAR