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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solaris System Administrator
Rank 631 606 596
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Solaris Systems Administrator 30 36 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.063% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.067% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 9
Median daily rate £425 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £448 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £349 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.30% -16.12%
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
51181 53984 51041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33252 34149 30933
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1553 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 25 July 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 10 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 25 July 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 -11 22 £425 +21.42% 2
London -10 12 £438 +25.00% 1
Scotland +1 8 £425 +36.00%
Edinburgh 0 8 £425 -
North East - 8 £225 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 8 £225 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £225 -
South East +1 2 £425 +6.25%
Surrey - 2 £425 -
Camberley - 2 £425 -

Solaris Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 55 (100.00%) Solaris
2 44 (80.00%) Unix
3 33 (60.00%) Veritas
4 31 (56.36%) Finance
5 24 (43.64%) Linux
6 22 (40.00%) SAN
7 21 (38.18%) Banking
8 20 (36.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 19 (34.55%) Migration
9 19 (34.55%) Red Hat
9 19 (34.55%) Oracle
10 17 (30.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (25.45%) NetBackup
11 14 (25.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 13 (23.64%) NAS
12 13 (23.64%) Symantec
13 11 (20.00%) Change Management
13 11 (20.00%) Sun
14 10 (18.18%) Puppet
15 9 (16.36%) NetApp
15 9 (16.36%) Configuration Management
16 8 (14.55%) Shell Script
16 8 (14.55%) Firmware
16 8 (14.55%) EMC
16 8 (14.55%) AIX
16 8 (14.55%) Data Centre
16 8 (14.55%) Incident Management
16 8 (14.55%) International Banking
17 7 (12.73%) AAT
17 7 (12.73%) Windows

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 2 (3.64%) TPMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (40.00%) SAN
2 13 (23.64%) NAS
3 6 (10.91%) DNS
4 5 (9.09%) LDAP
5 4 (7.27%) Firewall
5 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.45%) LAN
6 3 (5.45%) WAN
7 2 (3.64%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.82%) Kerberos
General
1 31 (56.36%) Finance
2 21 (38.18%) Banking
3 8 (14.55%) International Banking
4 5 (9.09%) Law
5 4 (7.27%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.82%) Retail
6 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) Middleware
2 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.91%) Clustering
3 3 (5.45%) HACMP
4 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (3.64%) EMC VNX
4 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.82%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Solaris
2 44 (80.00%) Unix
3 24 (43.64%) Linux
4 17 (30.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (14.55%) AIX
6 7 (12.73%) Windows
7 4 (7.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (5.45%) SUSE
9 2 (3.64%) HPUX
9 2 (3.64%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Migration
2 11 (20.00%) Change Management
3 9 (16.36%) Configuration Management
4 8 (14.55%) Incident Management
5 6 (10.91%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (10.91%) Operations Management
5 6 (10.91%) Performance Management
5 6 (10.91%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (10.91%) Server Building
6 4 (7.27%) Low Latency
7 3 (5.45%) Algorithmic Trading
7 3 (5.45%) Build Automation
7 3 (5.45%) DevOps
7 3 (5.45%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.64%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.64%) High Availability
8 2 (3.64%) ITIL
8 2 (3.64%) ITSM
8 2 (3.64%) Service Management
9 1 (1.82%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.55%) Shell Script
2 6 (10.91%) Perl
3 3 (5.45%) Python
4 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.82%) Korn
4 1 (1.82%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) AAT
2 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (36.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 14 (25.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 8 (14.55%) Firmware
4 6 (10.91%) Veritas File System
5 5 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (7.27%) NFS
7 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
7 3 (5.45%) Oracle Clusterware
7 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (3.64%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (25.45%) NetBackup
2 10 (18.18%) Puppet
3 4 (7.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (1.82%) Ansible
5 1 (1.82%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (60.00%) Veritas
2 19 (34.55%) Oracle
2 19 (34.55%) Red Hat
3 13 (23.64%) Symantec
4 11 (20.00%) Sun
5 9 (16.36%) NetApp
6 8 (14.55%) EMC
7 5 (9.09%) VMware
8 4 (7.27%) HP
8 4 (7.27%) IBM
9 2 (3.64%) Brocade
9 2 (3.64%) Emulex
9 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
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