The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Solaris Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solaris System Administrator
Rank 619 627 628
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Solaris Systems Administrator 17 37 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.064% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.067% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 6
Median daily rate £450 £380 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -4.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £340 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £450 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.58% -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
49823 54841 54102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.99% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32593 35082 33109
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1682 2085 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.40 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Solaris Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Solaris Systems Administrator in the job title.

Solaris Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Solaris Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solaris Systems Administrator within the UK.

Solaris Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Solaris Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solaris Systems Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Solaris Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Solaris Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solaris Systems Administrator within the UK.

Solaris Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Solaris Systems Administrator
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris Systems Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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 +5 15 £450 +15.38%
London -6 5 £600 +50.00%
North East - 5 £225 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £225 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £225 -
South East +10 3 £425 +21.42%
South West +16 2 £400 -
Surrey +9 2 £425 +9.67%
Scotland 0 2 - -
East Ayrshire - 2 - -
Kilmarnock - 2 - -
Camberley - 2 £425 -
Hampshire +13 1 £450 +38.46%
Swindon +11 1 - -
Wiltshire +8 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £450 -
Durham - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £400 -

Solaris Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, Solaris Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 47 (100.00%) Solaris
2 35 (74.47%) Unix
3 22 (46.81%) Finance
3 22 (46.81%) Veritas
4 20 (42.55%) Linux
5 19 (40.43%) Oracle
6 17 (36.17%) Red Hat
6 17 (36.17%) SAN
6 17 (36.17%) Banking
7 16 (34.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 14 (29.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (27.66%) Sun
10 11 (23.40%) NetBackup
10 11 (23.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 10 (21.28%) Migration
11 10 (21.28%) Symantec
12 9 (19.15%) Change Management
12 9 (19.15%) Incident Management
13 8 (17.02%) International Banking
13 8 (17.02%) NAS
13 8 (17.02%) Server Building
14 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
14 7 (14.89%) IBM
14 7 (14.89%) Firmware
14 7 (14.89%) AAT
15 6 (12.77%) Root Cause Analysis
15 6 (12.77%) Puppet
15 6 (12.77%) Operations Management
15 6 (12.77%) Performance Management
15 6 (12.77%) AIX

Solaris Systems 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 1 (2.13%) TPMS
1 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.17%) SAN
2 8 (17.02%) NAS
3 2 (4.26%) DNS
3 2 (4.26%) Firewall
3 2 (4.26%) LDAP
3 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.13%) LAN
4 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
General
1 22 (46.81%) Finance
2 17 (36.17%) Banking
3 8 (17.02%) International Banking
4 4 (8.51%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.26%) Law
6 1 (2.13%) Retail
6 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Middleware
2 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Clustering
1 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (2.13%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.13%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (2.13%) HACMP
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Solaris
2 35 (74.47%) Unix
3 20 (42.55%) Linux
4 14 (29.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (12.77%) AIX
6 5 (10.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (8.51%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (6.38%) SUSE
9 1 (2.13%) CentOS
9 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) Migration
2 9 (19.15%) Change Management
2 9 (19.15%) Incident Management
3 8 (17.02%) Server Building
4 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
5 6 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (12.77%) Operations Management
5 6 (12.77%) Performance Management
5 6 (12.77%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (10.64%) Low Latency
7 4 (8.51%) Algorithmic Trading
7 4 (8.51%) Build Automation
7 4 (8.51%) High-Frequency Trading
8 3 (6.38%) ITIL
8 3 (6.38%) ITSM
8 3 (6.38%) Service Management
9 2 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (2.13%) DevOps
10 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.13%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) Shell Script
2 3 (6.38%) Perl
3 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.13%) Java
4 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.13%) Python
4 1 (2.13%) SQL
4 1 (2.13%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) AAT
2 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (34.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 11 (23.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (14.89%) Firmware
4 3 (6.38%) NFS
4 3 (6.38%) Veritas File System
4 3 (6.38%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 11 (23.40%) NetBackup
2 6 (12.77%) Puppet
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (4.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (2.13%) Ansible
4 1 (2.13%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.13%) Control-M
4 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) Veritas
2 19 (40.43%) Oracle
3 17 (36.17%) Red Hat
4 13 (27.66%) Sun
5 10 (21.28%) Symantec
6 7 (14.89%) IBM
7 5 (10.64%) EMC
7 5 (10.64%) NetApp
7 5 (10.64%) VMware
8 4 (8.51%) HP
9 2 (4.26%) CommVault
10 1 (2.13%) Canon
10 1 (2.13%) Cisco
10 1 (2.13%) Emulex
10 1 (2.13%) Intel Security