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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solaris System Administrator
Rank 615 615 616
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Solaris Systems Administrator 6 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.053% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.055% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 20 12
Median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £378 £450
% change year-on-year
- -16.11%
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
47057 52332 52807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.77% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30804 33337 33423
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1653 2041 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.41 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
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 8 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 8 December 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 +2 4 £450 +2.85%
London -15 3 £450 -6.49%
Scotland +12 2 - -
East Ayrshire - 2 - -
Kilmarnock - 2 - -
South East +32 1 - -
Surrey +10 1 - -
City of London -8 1 - -

Solaris Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 24 (100.00%) Solaris
2 19 (79.17%) Unix
3 13 (54.17%) Linux
4 12 (50.00%) SAN
5 11 (45.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (33.33%) Incident Management
6 8 (33.33%) Server Building
7 7 (29.17%) Change Management
7 7 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 6 (25.00%) Sun
8 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 6 (25.00%) Firmware
8 6 (25.00%) SLA
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle
8 6 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (25.00%) AAT
8 6 (25.00%) Operations Management
8 6 (25.00%) Performance Management
9 5 (20.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (20.83%) Finance
10 4 (16.67%) Investment Banking
10 4 (16.67%) IBM
10 4 (16.67%) AIX
10 4 (16.67%) NetApp
10 4 (16.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 4 (16.67%) NAS
10 4 (16.67%) Banking
11 3 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading
11 3 (12.50%) Low Latency

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 (4.17%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (16.67%) NAS
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) FTP
3 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
2 4 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.17%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (4.17%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Solaris
2 19 (79.17%) Unix
3 13 (54.17%) Linux
4 11 (45.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (16.67%) AIX
5 4 (16.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (4.17%) CentOS
7 1 (4.17%) HPUX
7 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 8 (33.33%) Server Building
2 7 (29.17%) Change Management
2 7 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (25.00%) Operations Management
3 6 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 6 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading
4 3 (12.50%) Build Automation
4 3 (12.50%) High-Frequency Trading
4 3 (12.50%) Low Latency
4 3 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) High Availability
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) ITSM
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.33%) Service Management
6 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) Perl
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) AAT
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Firmware
2 5 (20.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (12.50%) NFS
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.17%) Veritas File System
5 1 (4.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
1 2 (8.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (4.17%) Control-M
2 1 (4.17%) EMC Navisphere
2 1 (4.17%) Nagios
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
1 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (25.00%) Sun
2 4 (16.67%) IBM
2 4 (16.67%) NetApp
3 3 (12.50%) Veritas
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco
4 2 (8.33%) CommVault
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) Bloomberg
5 1 (4.17%) Brocade
5 1 (4.17%) Canon
5 1 (4.17%) EMC
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Intel Security
5 1 (4.17%) Juniper
5 1 (4.17%) Reuters
5 1 (4.17%) Symantec