The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solaris Administrator
Rank 593 570 539
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Solaris Administrator 30 23 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.045% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.048% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 22
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £44.00

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
47935 48321 46997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.47% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30815 30072 27703
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1687 1903 2072
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 13 February 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 22 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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 20 £400 +6.66% 4
Edinburgh - 10 £363 -
Scotland - 10 £363 -
London 0 8 £420 +17.89% 2
South East +10 6 £400 +6.66% 1
Surrey -1 4 - -
Yorkshire -14 3 £403 -10.55% 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £403 -
Redhill - 2 - -
Barnsley - 2 £403 -
North East - 2 - -
Durham - 2 - -
North West -10 1 - -
Manchester -14 1 - -
Kent - 1 £400 -
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £400 -
Staines - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £420 - 1
Sheffield - 1 - -
Gatwick - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £400 -

Solaris Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 65 (100.00%) Solaris
2 53 (81.54%) Unix
3 45 (69.23%) Veritas
4 33 (50.77%) Red Hat
4 33 (50.77%) Finance
5 32 (49.23%) Linux
6 31 (47.69%) Oracle
7 28 (43.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 25 (38.46%) SAN
9 23 (35.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (35.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 21 (32.31%) Banking
10 21 (32.31%) Perl
11 19 (29.23%) Sun
11 19 (29.23%) Migration
12 18 (27.69%) EMC
13 17 (26.15%) HP
13 17 (26.15%) Patch Management
14 16 (24.62%) IBM
15 15 (23.08%) Investment Banking
16 14 (21.54%) Shell Script
17 13 (20.00%) VMware
17 13 (20.00%) LDAP
17 13 (20.00%) Data Centre
18 11 (16.92%) Oracle ZFS
18 11 (16.92%) Performance Tuning
18 11 (16.92%) NFS
18 11 (16.92%) Law
18 11 (16.92%) Clustering
18 11 (16.92%) Veritas File System

Solaris Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (6.15%) Apache
2 3 (4.62%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.08%) Tuxedo
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (38.46%) SAN
2 13 (20.00%) LDAP
3 10 (15.38%) NAS
4 9 (13.85%) DNS
5 3 (4.62%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (4.62%) Kerberos
6 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.54%) DHCP
7 1 (1.54%) Firewall
7 1 (1.54%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.54%) SNMP
7 1 (1.54%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.08%) OLTP
2 2 (3.08%) VLDB
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.08%) Subversion
General
1 33 (50.77%) Finance
2 21 (32.31%) Banking
3 15 (23.08%) Investment Banking
4 11 (16.92%) Law
5 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (16.92%) Clustering
3 3 (4.62%) HACMP
4 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.08%) Contactless
4 2 (3.08%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.54%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.54%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (1.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 65 (100.00%) Solaris
2 53 (81.54%) Unix
3 32 (49.23%) Linux
4 23 (35.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (15.38%) AIX
6 8 (12.31%) SUSE
7 5 (7.69%) Windows
8 3 (4.62%) CentOS
8 3 (4.62%) HPUX
8 3 (4.62%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.54%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.23%) Migration
2 17 (26.15%) Patch Management
3 11 (16.92%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (12.31%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (7.69%) High Availability
7 5 (7.69%) Line Management
7 5 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (6.15%) Capacity Management
8 4 (6.15%) Change Management
8 4 (6.15%) ITIL
9 3 (4.62%) API Integration
9 3 (4.62%) Kernel Tuning
9 3 (4.62%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (4.62%) Problem Management
10 2 (3.08%) Business Continuity
10 2 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (1.54%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.31%) Perl
2 14 (21.54%) Shell Script
3 10 (15.38%) Bash Shell
4 7 (10.77%) C-shell
5 5 (7.69%) Bourne shell
6 4 (6.15%) Korn
6 4 (6.15%) Python
7 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (43.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 23 (35.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 11 (16.92%) NFS
3 11 (16.92%) Veritas File System
4 7 (10.77%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (4.62%) GPFS
6 2 (3.08%) SRDF
6 2 (3.08%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.54%) Firmware
7 1 (1.54%) KVM
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (1.54%) Samba
7 1 (1.54%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 11 (16.92%) Oracle ZFS
1 11 (16.92%) Puppet
2 7 (10.77%) NetBackup
2 7 (10.77%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 4 (6.15%) yum
4 3 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (3.08%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (1.54%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.54%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.54%) OpenView
6 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 45 (69.23%) Veritas
2 33 (50.77%) Red Hat
3 31 (47.69%) Oracle
4 19 (29.23%) Sun
5 18 (27.69%) EMC
6 17 (26.15%) HP
7 16 (24.62%) IBM
8 13 (20.00%) VMware
9 4 (6.15%) Symantec
10 3 (4.62%) Brocade
10 3 (4.62%) Cisco
10 3 (4.62%) Cyber-Ark
10 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
10 3 (4.62%) NetApp
10 3 (4.62%) Splunk
11 2 (3.08%) Dell
11 2 (3.08%) StorageTek
12 1 (1.54%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.54%) Intel
12 1 (1.54%) Sybase
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