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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solaris Administrator
Rank 597 610 610
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs requiring a Solaris Administrator 24 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.063% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.067% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 15
Median daily rate £275 £428 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.67% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £336 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
-27.15% -5.62%
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
46860 52217 52769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.73% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30653 33283 33387
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2021 2181
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 14 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 9 December 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 -2 17 £275 -35.29%
South East +35 13 £275 -21.42%
Scotland +10 7 £238 -40.06%
Berkshire - 7 £275 -
Newbury - 7 £275 -
Surrey +25 6 - -
London +1 4 £475 -1.29%
South Ayrshire - 4 £238 -
Ayr - 4 £238 -
Kilmarnock - 3 - -
East Ayrshire - 3 - -
Epsom - 2 - -
City of London -8 1 - -
Tadworth - 1 - -

Solaris Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 77 (100.00%) Solaris
2 41 (53.25%) Unix
3 35 (45.45%) Oracle
4 32 (41.56%) VMware
5 31 (40.26%) Change Management
5 31 (40.26%) Java
5 31 (40.26%) Incident Management
6 30 (38.96%) Linux
6 30 (38.96%) LDAP
7 27 (35.06%) Sun
8 25 (32.47%) DNS
8 25 (32.47%) SQL
8 25 (32.47%) Performance Monitoring
9 23 (29.87%) SAN
10 21 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (24.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 15 (19.48%) IBM
12 15 (19.48%) NetBackup
13 14 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
13 14 (18.18%) Finance
13 14 (18.18%) NetApp
14 13 (16.88%) Veritas
15 12 (15.58%) Red Hat
16 11 (14.29%) Brocade
17 10 (12.99%) High Availability
17 10 (12.99%) Veritas Storage Foundation
17 10 (12.99%) NFS
17 10 (12.99%) Oracle Database
18 9 (11.69%) Oracle Linux
18 9 (11.69%) NAS

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 7 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.60%) SAS
3 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (38.96%) LDAP
2 25 (32.47%) DNS
3 23 (29.87%) SAN
4 9 (11.69%) NAS
5 8 (10.39%) iSCSI
6 7 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (9.09%) Firewall
7 4 (5.19%) FTP
7 4 (5.19%) Internet
7 4 (5.19%) SSH
8 1 (1.30%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (6.49%) OLTP
3 5 (6.49%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (6.49%) VLDB
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) ProC
General
1 14 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Banking
2 4 (5.19%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (3.90%) Middleware
3 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.90%) Replication
4 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.30%) Clustering
5 1 (1.30%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.30%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Solaris
2 41 (53.25%) Unix
3 30 (38.96%) Linux
4 21 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (11.69%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (5.19%) AIX
6 4 (5.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (3.90%) HPUX
8 2 (2.60%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (2.60%) Windows
9 1 (1.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.26%) Change Management
1 31 (40.26%) Incident Management
2 25 (32.47%) Performance Monitoring
3 14 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (12.99%) High Availability
5 7 (9.09%) Server Building
6 6 (7.79%) Configuration Management
6 6 (7.79%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (6.49%) Operations Management
7 5 (6.49%) Performance Management
7 5 (6.49%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (6.49%) Security Patching
8 4 (5.19%) Capacity Management
9 3 (3.90%) Algorithmic Trading
9 3 (3.90%) Build Automation
9 3 (3.90%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.90%) Low Latency
9 3 (3.90%) Migration
9 3 (3.90%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.90%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (40.26%) Java
2 25 (32.47%) SQL
3 8 (10.39%) Shell Script
4 7 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.30%) C
5 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) AAT
2 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (24.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 10 (12.99%) NFS
3 7 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (6.49%) Firmware
5 4 (5.19%) Veritas File System
5 4 (5.19%) vSphere
6 3 (3.90%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (3.90%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (2.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 15 (19.48%) NetBackup
2 10 (12.99%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 7 (9.09%) Control-M
3 7 (9.09%) SCOM
4 6 (7.79%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (5.19%) Nagios
6 3 (3.90%) EMC Navisphere
7 2 (2.60%) Puppet
8 1 (1.30%) Ansible
8 1 (1.30%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 35 (45.45%) Oracle
2 32 (41.56%) VMware
3 27 (35.06%) Sun
4 15 (19.48%) IBM
5 14 (18.18%) NetApp
6 13 (16.88%) Veritas
7 12 (15.58%) Red Hat
8 11 (14.29%) Brocade
9 7 (9.09%) CommVault
9 7 (9.09%) Intel Security
10 5 (6.49%) StorageTek
11 2 (2.60%) Canon
11 2 (2.60%) Cisco
11 2 (2.60%) HP
11 2 (2.60%) Nimble Storage
11 2 (2.60%) Symantec
12 1 (1.30%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.30%) EMC
12 1 (1.30%) Juniper
12 1 (1.30%) Reuters