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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solaris Administrator
Rank 577 622 611
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Solaris Administrator 68 40 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.068% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.072% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 22 10
Median daily rate £365 £363 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £278 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
-23.44% +20.83%
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
51143 55638 52625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33308 35407 31787
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2080 2057
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 31 August 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 26 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 31 August 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 +42 65 £365 -
South East +36 29 £275 -15.38%
Berkshire - 19 £275 -
Newbury - 17 £275 -
London -28 11 £450 +25.26%
North East - 11 £225 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 £225 -
Tyne and Wear - 10 £225 -
North West +26 7 £313 -
South West +24 7 £425 -
Wiltshire +14 7 £425 -
Swindon +13 7 £425 -
West Sussex +2 5 £365 -
Lancashire - 5 £313 -
Gatwick - 5 £365 -
Lancaster - 5 £313 -
Surrey +5 4 £408 -
Scotland +8 3 £425 +17.24%
Edinburgh +1 3 £425 +17.24%
Manchester +2 2 - -
Camberley - 2 £425 -
Redhill - 2 £390 -
Hampshire +11 1 £450 +38.46%
Farnborough - 1 £450 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Durham - 1 - -

Solaris Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 117 (100.00%) Solaris
2 68 (58.12%) Unix
3 48 (41.03%) Veritas
3 48 (41.03%) Oracle
4 45 (38.46%) SAN
5 44 (37.61%) Linux
6 37 (31.62%) Incident Management
6 37 (31.62%) LDAP
7 36 (30.77%) Change Management
7 36 (30.77%) Finance
8 35 (29.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 32 (27.35%) Sun
10 31 (26.50%) NetBackup
11 30 (25.64%) VMware
11 30 (25.64%) Red Hat
11 30 (25.64%) DNS
12 29 (24.79%) Java
13 26 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 26 (22.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 24 (20.51%) SQL
15 23 (19.66%) Performance Monitoring
16 21 (17.95%) Banking
17 19 (16.24%) Disaster Recovery
18 18 (15.38%) Oracle ZFS
19 17 (14.53%) Migration
20 15 (12.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
20 15 (12.82%) High Availability
21 14 (11.97%) Configuration Management
21 14 (11.97%) IBM
21 14 (11.97%) AIX

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 (5.98%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.85%) Apache
2 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.85%) TPMS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (38.46%) SAN
2 37 (31.62%) LDAP
3 30 (25.64%) DNS
4 13 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
4 13 (11.11%) NAS
5 10 (8.55%) Firewall
6 5 (4.27%) iSCSI
7 4 (3.42%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.56%) LAN
8 3 (2.56%) WAN
9 1 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.85%) Internet
9 1 (0.85%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.55%) Oracle Database
2 7 (5.98%) OLTP
2 7 (5.98%) VLDB
3 6 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (4.27%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.71%) MySQL
6 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) JIRA
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.85%) ProC
General
1 36 (30.77%) Finance
2 21 (17.95%) Banking
3 8 (6.84%) International Banking
4 5 (4.27%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.56%) Law
6 1 (0.85%) Retail
6 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.98%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (2.56%) Middleware
3 1 (0.85%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.85%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.55%) Clustering
2 8 (6.84%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.56%) EMC VMAX
4 3 (2.56%) HACMP
4 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.71%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.85%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 117 (100.00%) Solaris
2 68 (58.12%) Unix
3 44 (37.61%) Linux
4 26 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (11.97%) AIX
6 7 (5.98%) Windows
7 6 (5.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 5 (4.27%) SUSE
9 4 (3.42%) HPUX
10 3 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.62%) Incident Management
2 36 (30.77%) Change Management
3 23 (19.66%) Performance Monitoring
4 19 (16.24%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (14.53%) Migration
6 15 (12.82%) High Availability
7 14 (11.97%) Configuration Management
8 10 (8.55%) ITIL
9 9 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (6.84%) Operations Management
10 8 (6.84%) Server Building
11 7 (5.98%) Performance Management
12 6 (5.13%) Service Management
13 5 (4.27%) Low Latency
13 5 (4.27%) Security Patching
14 4 (3.42%) Algorithmic Trading
14 4 (3.42%) Build Automation
14 4 (3.42%) High-Frequency Trading
14 4 (3.42%) ITSM
14 4 (3.42%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 29 (24.79%) Java
2 24 (20.51%) SQL
3 11 (9.40%) Shell Script
4 7 (5.98%) Perl
5 3 (2.56%) Korn
5 3 (2.56%) Python
6 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.85%) C
7 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.85%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 11 (9.40%) AAT
2 8 (6.84%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) Degree
4 1 (0.85%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (29.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 26 (22.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 9 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (6.84%) Firmware
5 7 (5.98%) Veritas File System
6 5 (4.27%) NFS
6 5 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (3.42%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (2.56%) Active Directory
8 3 (2.56%) Oracle Clusterware
9 2 (1.71%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.85%) iptables
10 1 (0.85%) KVM
10 1 (0.85%) Postfix
10 1 (0.85%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (26.50%) NetBackup
2 18 (15.38%) Oracle ZFS
3 15 (12.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 11 (9.40%) Puppet
5 7 (5.98%) Control-M
5 7 (5.98%) SCOM
6 4 (3.42%) Ansible
7 2 (1.71%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.85%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.85%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.85%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.85%) Nagios
8 1 (0.85%) NetApp OnCommand
8 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.85%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.85%) Simpana
Vendors
1 48 (41.03%) Oracle
1 48 (41.03%) Veritas
2 32 (27.35%) Sun
3 30 (25.64%) Red Hat
3 30 (25.64%) VMware
4 14 (11.97%) IBM
5 13 (11.11%) EMC
6 12 (10.26%) Brocade
7 11 (9.40%) StorageTek
8 10 (8.55%) HP
8 10 (8.55%) Symantec
9 7 (5.98%) Intel Security
10 5 (4.27%) NetApp
11 2 (1.71%) SAP
12 1 (0.85%) Cisco
12 1 (0.85%) CommVault
12 1 (0.85%) Microsoft
12 1 (0.85%) Netezza
12 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.85%) TippingPoint