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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solaris System Administrator
Rank 607 585 580
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Solaris Systems Administrator 20 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.026% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.027% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 12
Average daily rate £450 £413 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £333 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £473 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Solaris Systems Administrator
UK

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
48697 48044 46983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.77% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32114 29627 29164
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average 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 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1383 1932 1948
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris Systems Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 7 £475 +18.75%
South East -16 6 £450 +5.88%
South West - 3 £400 -
East of England - 3 £475 -
West Midlands - 1 £375 -
Solaris Systems Administrator
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Solaris Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 38 (100.00%) Solaris
2 29 (76.32%) Unix
3 26 (68.42%) Linux
4 24 (63.16%) Veritas
5 17 (44.74%) Finance
5 17 (44.74%) SAN
5 17 (44.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (42.11%) Red Hat
7 14 (36.84%) Oracle
7 14 (36.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 13 (34.21%) Banking
9 12 (31.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 12 (31.58%) NAS
10 11 (28.95%) Shell Script
11 10 (26.32%) VMware
11 10 (26.32%) Perl
11 10 (26.32%) EMC
12 9 (23.68%) NetApp
12 9 (23.68%) Migration
13 8 (21.05%) NFS
13 8 (21.05%) AIX
14 7 (18.42%) Windows
14 7 (18.42%) DNS
14 7 (18.42%) IBM
14 7 (18.42%) Sun
14 7 (18.42%) HP
14 7 (18.42%) NetBackup
14 7 (18.42%) Investment Banking
15 6 (15.79%) SUSE
15 6 (15.79%) Symantec

Solaris Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 2 (5.26%) TPMS
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) Tuxedo
2 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (44.74%) SAN
2 12 (31.58%) NAS
3 7 (18.42%) DNS
4 5 (13.16%) LDAP
5 4 (10.53%) Firewall
6 3 (7.89%) LAN
6 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.89%) WAN
7 2 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.63%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
General
1 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 13 (34.21%) Banking
3 7 (18.42%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Clustering
1 5 (13.16%) HACMP
2 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (5.26%) EMC VNX
3 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.63%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Solaris
2 29 (76.32%) Unix
3 26 (68.42%) Linux
4 17 (44.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (21.05%) AIX
6 7 (18.42%) Windows
7 6 (15.79%) SUSE
8 3 (7.89%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (5.26%) HPUX
10 1 (2.63%) CentOS
10 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Migration
2 5 (13.16%) Patch Management
2 5 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (10.53%) Change Management
3 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.53%) Line Management
3 4 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.89%) DevOps
4 3 (7.89%) ITIL
5 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.26%) High Availability
5 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.63%) Investment Management
6 1 (2.63%) Logistics
6 1 (2.63%) Project Management
6 1 (2.63%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) Shell Script
2 10 (26.32%) Perl
3 3 (7.89%) C-shell
3 3 (7.89%) Python
4 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.63%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 14 (36.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 12 (31.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 8 (21.05%) NFS
4 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (10.53%) Veritas File System
6 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle Clusterware
7 2 (5.26%) Firmware
7 2 (5.26%) GPFS
8 1 (2.63%) KVM
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) NetBackup
2 6 (15.79%) Puppet
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle ZFS
4 4 (10.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Veritas
2 16 (42.11%) Red Hat
3 14 (36.84%) Oracle
4 10 (26.32%) EMC
4 10 (26.32%) VMware
5 9 (23.68%) NetApp
6 7 (18.42%) HP
6 7 (18.42%) IBM
6 7 (18.42%) Sun
7 6 (15.79%) Symantec
8 2 (5.26%) Brocade
8 2 (5.26%) Emulex
8 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.63%) Dell
9 1 (2.63%) Sybase