The table below looks at the statistics for the Solaris Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris 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 Administrator
Rank 247 249 238
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Solaris Administrator 6 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.070% 0.065% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.069% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £44.00
Solaris Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8034 8717 7813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.91% 93.76% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4854 4667 4070
Average daily rate £385 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 421 454
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.28 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Solaris Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Solaris Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Solaris Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Solaris Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Solaris Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Solaris Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Solaris Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris Administrator within the South East 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
Surrey -2 4 - -
Kent - 1 £400 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Solaris Administrator
England

Solaris Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Solaris 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Solaris
2 9 (75.00%) Unix
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle
4 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) Sun
4 5 (41.67%) SAN
5 4 (33.33%) NetBackup
5 4 (33.33%) Veritas
5 4 (33.33%) LDAP
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Migration
6 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (25.00%) Brocade
6 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (25.00%) High Availability
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (16.67%) Contactless
7 2 (16.67%) NAS
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (16.67%) Korn
7 2 (16.67%) Symantec
7 2 (16.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (16.67%) Banking

Solaris Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Solaris 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) LDAP
3 3 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (16.67%) NAS
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) OLTP
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (16.67%) VLDB
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (16.67%) Contactless
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) EMC VNX
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (8.33%) Symmetrix DMX
2 1 (8.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Solaris
2 9 (75.00%) Unix
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) AIX
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) SUSE
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (25.00%) High Availability
1 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (16.67%) Korn
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (16.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Sun
3 4 (33.33%) Veritas
4 3 (25.00%) Brocade
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) EMC
5 2 (16.67%) StorageTek
5 2 (16.67%) Symantec
6 1 (8.33%) NetApp
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (8.33%) TIBCO
6 1 (8.33%) VMware