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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solaris Administrator
UK
Rank 581 589 574
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Solaris Administrator 16 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.065% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.069% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 21
Median daily rate £320 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £363 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £380 £450
% change year-on-year
-27.63% -15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 -

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
42412 48118 48163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.73% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27609 30636 30303
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1503 1747 1909
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

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 15 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +18 14 £365 -13.09%
South East +19 10 £275 -24.13%
Surrey +21 9 - -
London +2 3 £450 -6.49%
Epsom - 3 - -
Scotland +21 2 £250 -31.03%
South Ayrshire - 2 £250 -
Ayr - 2 £250 -
North West +25 1 £365 -
Liverpool +4 1 £365 -
Merseyside -1 1 £365 -
City of London -4 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £275 -
Tadworth - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £275 -

Solaris Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 51 (100.00%) Solaris
2 29 (56.86%) Oracle
2 29 (56.86%) Unix
3 25 (49.02%) Linux
4 24 (47.06%) Sun
5 21 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (39.22%) VMware
7 19 (37.25%) Java
8 17 (33.33%) NetApp
9 15 (29.41%) Change Management
10 14 (27.45%) Incident Management
10 14 (27.45%) IBM
10 14 (27.45%) SQL
11 13 (25.49%) LDAP
11 13 (25.49%) DNS
11 13 (25.49%) Red Hat
11 13 (25.49%) Finance
11 13 (25.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 13 (25.49%) Performance Monitoring
12 12 (23.53%) NFS
13 11 (21.57%) SAN
14 10 (19.61%) Veritas
15 9 (17.65%) Oracle Linux
15 9 (17.65%) NAS
16 8 (15.69%) iSCSI
16 8 (15.69%) Enterprise Storage
16 8 (15.69%) Brocade
16 8 (15.69%) NetBackup
16 8 (15.69%) Shell Script
17 7 (13.73%) CommVault

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 6 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.92%) SAS
3 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.49%) DNS
1 13 (25.49%) LDAP
2 11 (21.57%) SAN
3 9 (17.65%) NAS
4 8 (15.69%) iSCSI
5 6 (11.76%) FTP
5 6 (11.76%) SSH
6 5 (9.80%) Firewall
7 4 (7.84%) Internet
8 2 (3.92%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) ProC
General
1 13 (25.49%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Banking
2 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (3.92%) Middleware
3 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (9.80%) Replication
3 1 (1.96%) Clustering
3 1 (1.96%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.96%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (1.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Solaris
2 29 (56.86%) Unix
3 25 (49.02%) Linux
4 21 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (17.65%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (9.80%) HPUX
7 2 (3.92%) AIX
7 2 (3.92%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (3.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.96%) CentOS
8 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Change Management
2 14 (27.45%) Incident Management
3 13 (25.49%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (11.76%) Capacity Management
4 6 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (11.76%) High Availability
5 5 (9.80%) Load Balancing
5 5 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.88%) Migration
6 3 (5.88%) Regulatory Compliance
6 3 (5.88%) Security Patching
6 3 (5.88%) Server Building
6 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.92%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.96%) Fault Management
8 1 (1.96%) ITIL
8 1 (1.96%) ITSM
8 1 (1.96%) Project Management
8 1 (1.96%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.96%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (37.25%) Java
2 14 (27.45%) SQL
3 8 (15.69%) Shell Script
4 7 (13.73%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.92%) Perl
6 1 (1.96%) C
6 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (25.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 12 (23.53%) NFS
3 7 (13.73%) Veritas File System
4 6 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (9.80%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (7.84%) vSphere
7 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (3.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) NetBackup
2 7 (13.73%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 6 (11.76%) Control-M
3 6 (11.76%) Nagios
3 6 (11.76%) SCOM
4 5 (9.80%) EMC Navisphere
5 1 (1.96%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (56.86%) Oracle
2 24 (47.06%) Sun
3 20 (39.22%) VMware
4 17 (33.33%) NetApp
5 14 (27.45%) IBM
6 13 (25.49%) Red Hat
7 10 (19.61%) Veritas
8 8 (15.69%) Brocade
9 7 (13.73%) CommVault
10 6 (11.76%) Intel Security
11 2 (3.92%) Canon
11 2 (3.92%) Cisco
11 2 (3.92%) EMC
11 2 (3.92%) HP
11 2 (3.92%) Nimble Storage
11 2 (3.92%) Symantec
12 1 (1.96%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.96%) Bloomberg
12 1 (1.96%) Juniper
12 1 (1.96%) Reuters