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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solaris Administrator
Rank 569 612 602
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Solaris Administrator 71 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.050% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.053% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 19 11
Median daily rate £380 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £363 £358
% change year-on-year
-2.75% +1.39%
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
50938 53139 51380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.75% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 33356 31629
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £568 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1509 2051 2085
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 24 June 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 25 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 24 June 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 +38 60 £365 -8.75% 1
South East +25 25 £365 -23.15%
London 0 17 £438 +9.37%
North East - 12 £276 -
Berkshire - 12 £275 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 12 £276 -
Tyne and Wear - 12 £276 -
Scotland -14 11 £425 +19.29%
Newbury - 11 £275 -
Edinburgh -4 10 £425 +6.25%
Surrey -1 6 £390 -
West Sussex - 6 £365 -
Gatwick - 6 £365 -
Manchester - 3 - -
North West - 3 - - 1
East of England - 2 £408 -
Redhill - 2 £390 -
Glasgow +1 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £340 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £475 -
Cambridge - 1 £340 -
Guildford - 1 £450 -
Kent - 1 £425 -
South West - 1 £400 -
Bristol - 1 £400 -

Solaris Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 108 (100.00%) Solaris
2 72 (66.67%) Unix
3 70 (64.81%) Veritas
4 47 (43.52%) SAN
5 46 (42.59%) Oracle
6 43 (39.81%) Linux
7 40 (37.04%) Finance
8 38 (35.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 38 (35.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 35 (32.41%) Sun
10 33 (30.56%) Migration
11 32 (29.63%) Red Hat
12 31 (28.70%) NetBackup
13 28 (25.93%) LDAP
14 24 (22.22%) Change Management
15 21 (19.44%) Banking
15 21 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 21 (19.44%) Incident Management
16 20 (18.52%) Oracle ZFS
17 19 (17.59%) High Availability
17 19 (17.59%) Disaster Recovery
17 19 (17.59%) VMware
17 19 (17.59%) DNS
18 18 (16.67%) EMC
18 18 (16.67%) Clustering
19 17 (15.74%) NAS
20 16 (14.81%) Veritas Storage Foundation
21 15 (13.89%) Fibre Channel
21 15 (13.89%) Data Centre
22 14 (12.96%) Brocade

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 (1.85%) TPMS
2 1 (0.93%) Apache
2 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (43.52%) SAN
2 28 (25.93%) LDAP
3 19 (17.59%) DNS
4 17 (15.74%) NAS
5 15 (13.89%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (4.63%) Firewall
7 4 (3.70%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.78%) LAN
8 3 (2.78%) WAN
9 1 (0.93%) Internet
9 1 (0.93%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.41%) OLTP
1 8 (7.41%) VLDB
2 2 (1.85%) MySQL
3 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) JIRA
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
General
1 40 (37.04%) Finance
2 21 (19.44%) Banking
3 12 (11.11%) Law
4 8 (7.41%) International Banking
5 4 (3.70%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Retail
6 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) Middleware
1 1 (0.93%) Software Packaging
1 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.67%) Clustering
2 15 (13.89%) Data Centre
3 9 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.70%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (3.70%) HACMP
5 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.85%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.93%) Contactless
7 1 (0.93%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.93%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 108 (100.00%) Solaris
2 72 (66.67%) Unix
3 43 (39.81%) Linux
4 21 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (12.04%) AIX
6 8 (7.41%) SUSE
6 8 (7.41%) Windows
7 5 (4.63%) HPUX
8 3 (2.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.85%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (30.56%) Migration
2 24 (22.22%) Change Management
3 21 (19.44%) Incident Management
4 19 (17.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (17.59%) High Availability
5 12 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 11 (10.19%) Configuration Management
7 9 (8.33%) ITIL
8 6 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (4.63%) Operations Management
9 5 (4.63%) Service Management
10 4 (3.70%) Business Continuity
10 4 (3.70%) Performance Management
10 4 (3.70%) Server Building
11 3 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (2.78%) Data Protection
11 3 (2.78%) DevOps
11 3 (2.78%) Problem Management
11 3 (2.78%) Project Management
12 2 (1.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.04%) SQL
2 12 (11.11%) Java
2 12 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 7 (6.48%) Perl
4 3 (2.78%) Korn
4 3 (2.78%) Python
5 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.93%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 8 (7.41%) AAT
1 8 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) Degree
3 1 (0.93%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (35.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 38 (35.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 14 (12.96%) Veritas File System
3 8 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (5.56%) Firmware
5 5 (4.63%) NFS
5 5 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (2.78%) Active Directory
6 3 (2.78%) Oracle Clusterware
7 2 (1.85%) GlusterFS
7 2 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.93%) GPFS
8 1 (0.93%) iptables
8 1 (0.93%) KVM
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.93%) Postfix
8 1 (0.93%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (28.70%) NetBackup
2 20 (18.52%) Oracle ZFS
3 16 (14.81%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 9 (8.33%) Puppet
5 4 (3.70%) Ansible
6 3 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.93%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.93%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.93%) Nagios
8 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.93%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.93%) Simpana
8 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 70 (64.81%) Veritas
2 46 (42.59%) Oracle
3 35 (32.41%) Sun
4 32 (29.63%) Red Hat
5 19 (17.59%) VMware
6 18 (16.67%) EMC
7 14 (12.96%) Brocade
8 13 (12.04%) HP
8 13 (12.04%) Symantec
9 12 (11.11%) StorageTek
10 11 (10.19%) IBM
11 9 (8.33%) NetApp
12 2 (1.85%) Emulex
12 2 (1.85%) Microsoft
12 2 (1.85%) SAP
13 1 (0.93%) LogRhythm
13 1 (0.93%) Opsware
13 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
13 1 (0.93%) SolarWinds
13 1 (0.93%) Splunk