The first table below looks at the demand for the Solaris Administrator role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solaris Administrator
Rank 584 544 557
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Solaris Administrator 6 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.057% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.061% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 19 16
Average daily rate
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£425 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £320 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £404 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50446 47302 53477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.50% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30538 27736 29864
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2115 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Solaris Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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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
England -26 5 £450 +20.00% 2
Yorkshire -1 1 £450 +62.89%
London -4 1 - -
North West -10 1 - -
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Dunstable - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Luton - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Warwick - - - - 1
Watford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -

Solaris Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 9 (100.00%) Solaris
2 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) Veritas
3 4 (44.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 3 (33.33%) LDAP
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) Perl
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) SAN
5 2 (22.22%) Sun
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
5 2 (22.22%) SUSE
5 2 (22.22%) NAS
5 2 (22.22%) Veritas File System
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
6 1 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) Banking
6 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (11.11%) High Availability
6 1 (11.11%) Samba
6 1 (11.11%) Replication

Solaris Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LDAP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) SSH
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) FTP
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) International Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
1 1 (11.11%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Solaris
2 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) SUSE
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (11.11%) High Availability
1 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
1 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Migration
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (22.22%) Veritas File System
4 1 (11.11%) Samba
4 1 (11.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 1 (11.11%) BladeLogic
2 1 (11.11%) Data Guard
2 1 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
1 4 (44.44%) Veritas
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) Sun
3 2 (22.22%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) BMC
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) IBM