The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Solaris Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solaris Administrator
Rank 610 601 596
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Solaris Administrator 46 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.048% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.050% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 11
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £301 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £363 £333
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +9.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51683 51537 49827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.72% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 33740 31811 30809
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 2054 2097
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Solaris Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Solaris Administrator in the job title.

Solaris Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Solaris Administrator
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solaris Administrator within the UK.

Solaris Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Solaris Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Solaris Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Solaris Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solaris Administrator within the UK.

Solaris Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Solaris Administrator
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 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
England -9 37 £400 - 3
South East -7 13 £331 -8.62% 1
London -9 11 £475 +18.75% 1
Scotland -9 9 £425 +6.25% 1
Edinburgh +5 8 £425 +6.25% 1
North East - 7 £320 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £320 -
Tyne and Wear - 7 £320 -
Surrey -4 5 £450 +5.88% 1
Berkshire - 5 £275 -
Newbury - 5 £275 -
East of England - 3 £408 -
West Midlands -11 2 £363 +16.93%
Cambridge - 2 £340 -
Guildford - 2 £450 -
Crawley - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £340 -
Glasgow +3 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £475 -
Kent - 1 £425 -
Bristol - 1 £400 -
South West - 1 £400 -

Solaris Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Solaris 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 featuring Solaris Administrator in the job title.

1 80 (100.00%) Solaris
2 55 (68.75%) Unix
3 52 (65.00%) Veritas
4 35 (43.75%) Migration
4 35 (43.75%) Finance
5 34 (42.50%) Linux
6 30 (37.50%) Oracle
6 30 (37.50%) SAN
7 29 (36.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 28 (35.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 22 (27.50%) Red Hat
10 20 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (23.75%) Sun
12 16 (20.00%) Banking
12 16 (20.00%) Data Centre
13 15 (18.75%) NAS
13 15 (18.75%) Veritas File System
13 15 (18.75%) EMC
13 15 (18.75%) Clustering
13 15 (18.75%) Change Management
14 14 (17.50%) NetBackup
14 14 (17.50%) AIX
14 14 (17.50%) VMware
15 13 (16.25%) Law
16 12 (15.00%) Shell Script
16 12 (15.00%) HP
16 12 (15.00%) LDAP
16 12 (15.00%) DNS
16 12 (15.00%) Incident Management
16 12 (15.00%) High Availability

Solaris Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 (2.50%) TPMS
2 1 (1.25%) Apache
2 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (37.50%) SAN
2 15 (18.75%) NAS
3 12 (15.00%) DNS
3 12 (15.00%) LDAP
4 6 (7.50%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (6.25%) Firewall
6 4 (5.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.75%) LAN
7 3 (3.75%) WAN
8 1 (1.25%) Internet
8 1 (1.25%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) OLTP
1 2 (2.50%) VLDB
2 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.25%) MySQL
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) JIRA
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 35 (43.75%) Finance
2 16 (20.00%) Banking
3 13 (16.25%) Law
4 3 (3.75%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.50%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) Software Packaging
1 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 15 (18.75%) Clustering
3 4 (5.00%) HACMP
4 3 (3.75%) EMC VMAX
4 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.50%) Contactless
5 2 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.50%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.25%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.25%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Solaris
2 55 (68.75%) Unix
3 34 (42.50%) Linux
4 20 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (17.50%) AIX
6 9 (11.25%) Windows
7 6 (7.50%) HPUX
7 6 (7.50%) SUSE
8 3 (3.75%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (43.75%) Migration
2 15 (18.75%) Change Management
3 12 (15.00%) High Availability
3 12 (15.00%) Incident Management
4 7 (8.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 5 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (5.00%) ITIL
7 3 (3.75%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.75%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.75%) Data Protection
7 3 (3.75%) DevOps
7 3 (3.75%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.50%) Data Migration
8 2 (2.50%) Patch Management
8 2 (2.50%) Project Management
8 2 (2.50%) Server Building
9 1 (1.25%) E-business
9 1 (1.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.00%) Shell Script
2 7 (8.75%) Perl
3 6 (7.50%) SQL
4 5 (6.25%) Java
5 3 (3.75%) Korn
5 3 (3.75%) Python
6 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (8.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.25%) AAT
2 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (36.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 28 (35.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 15 (18.75%) Veritas File System
4 6 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (6.25%) NFS
6 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
6 3 (3.75%) Firmware
6 3 (3.75%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (1.25%) GlusterFS
7 1 (1.25%) GPFS
7 1 (1.25%) iptables
7 1 (1.25%) KVM
7 1 (1.25%) Postfix
7 1 (1.25%) Sendmail
7 1 (1.25%) SRDF
7 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (17.50%) NetBackup
2 8 (10.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 8 (10.00%) Puppet
3 7 (8.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 4 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (2.50%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.25%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.25%) Nagios
6 1 (1.25%) OSSEC
6 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.25%) Simpana
6 1 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 52 (65.00%) Veritas
2 30 (37.50%) Oracle
3 22 (27.50%) Red Hat
4 19 (23.75%) Sun
5 15 (18.75%) EMC
6 14 (17.50%) VMware
7 12 (15.00%) HP
8 9 (11.25%) IBM
8 9 (11.25%) NetApp
9 7 (8.75%) Symantec
10 5 (6.25%) Brocade
11 3 (3.75%) StorageTek
12 2 (2.50%) Emulex
12 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
13 1 (1.25%) Dell
13 1 (1.25%) LogRhythm
13 1 (1.25%) Opsware
13 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow
13 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds
13 1 (1.25%) Splunk
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