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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solaris System Administrator
Rank 564 564 553
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Solaris Systems Administrator 16 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.035% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.037% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 13
Average daily rate £420 £450 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £325 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £370
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +21.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £44.00
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
44601 43533 41830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.51% 94.45% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29104 27575 25284
Average daily rate £418 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1612 1743 1871
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.77 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 -4 6 £441 +21.72% 2
Yorkshire -12 3 £403 -10.55% 3
South East +3 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
South West +1 1 - -
North West -18 1 - -
East of England - 1 £375 -
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Solaris Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 40 (100.00%) Solaris
2 31 (77.50%) Unix
3 25 (62.50%) Veritas
3 25 (62.50%) Red Hat
4 24 (60.00%) Linux
5 19 (47.50%) Banking
6 18 (45.00%) Finance
6 18 (45.00%) Oracle
7 17 (42.50%) Perl
7 17 (42.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (40.00%) SAN
9 15 (37.50%) Investment Banking
10 14 (35.00%) Sun
10 14 (35.00%) Patch Management
11 13 (32.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 13 (32.50%) HP
12 12 (30.00%) IBM
12 12 (30.00%) VMware
12 12 (30.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 11 (27.50%) EMC
13 11 (27.50%) NFS
14 10 (25.00%) Bash Shell
14 10 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
15 9 (22.50%) Puppet
15 9 (22.50%) Shell Script
16 8 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
17 7 (17.50%) Oracle ZFS
17 7 (17.50%) Oracle RAC
17 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
17 7 (17.50%) SUSE

Solaris Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 (5.00%) Apache
1 2 (5.00%) Tuxedo
1 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (40.00%) SAN
2 7 (17.50%) DNS
3 6 (15.00%) NAS
4 5 (12.50%) LDAP
5 3 (7.50%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.50%) DHCP
6 1 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.50%) Firewall
6 1 (2.50%) SNMP
6 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 19 (47.50%) Banking
2 18 (45.00%) Finance
3 15 (37.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) HACMP
2 2 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Solaris
2 31 (77.50%) Unix
3 24 (60.00%) Linux
4 17 (42.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (17.50%) SUSE
6 3 (7.50%) AIX
6 3 (7.50%) CentOS
6 3 (7.50%) Ubuntu
6 3 (7.50%) Windows
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Patch Management
2 10 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (12.50%) Line Management
5 5 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (10.00%) Capacity Management
7 3 (7.50%) API Integration
7 3 (7.50%) ITIL
7 3 (7.50%) Kernel Tuning
7 3 (7.50%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) High Availability
8 2 (5.00%) Migration
9 1 (2.50%) Change Management
9 1 (2.50%) Open Source
9 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.50%) Server Building
9 1 (2.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) Perl
2 10 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 9 (22.50%) Shell Script
4 6 (15.00%) C-shell
5 4 (10.00%) Bourne shell
6 3 (7.50%) Korn
6 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.50%) Python
6 3 (7.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 12 (30.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 11 (27.50%) NFS
4 7 (17.50%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (7.50%) GPFS
7 2 (5.00%) Veritas File System
7 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.50%) Firmware
8 1 (2.50%) KVM
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (2.50%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Puppet
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle ZFS
3 4 (10.00%) yum
4 3 (7.50%) NetBackup
4 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (7.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (2.50%) CFEngine
5 1 (2.50%) Data Guard
5 1 (2.50%) OpenView
5 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) Red Hat
1 25 (62.50%) Veritas
2 18 (45.00%) Oracle
3 14 (35.00%) Sun
4 13 (32.50%) HP
5 12 (30.00%) IBM
5 12 (30.00%) VMware
6 11 (27.50%) EMC
7 4 (10.00%) Symantec
8 3 (7.50%) Cisco
8 3 (7.50%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.50%) Splunk
9 2 (5.00%) Dell
9 2 (5.00%) NetApp
10 1 (2.50%) Brocade
10 1 (2.50%) Intel
10 1 (2.50%) Sybase
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