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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solaris System Administrator
Rank 621 624 616
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Solaris Systems Administrator 26 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.029% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.030% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 12
Median daily rate £450 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £355 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +22.22%
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
52745 52880 52258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.86% 94.75% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34373 32080 31881
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1528 2113 2153
Median hourly rate £17.95 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 3 May 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 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 Systems Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 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 -14 21 £450 +5.88%
London -24 8 £475 +18.75%
South East +1 6 £450 -
Surrey -2 5 £450 +5.88%
Edinburgh -8 5 - -
Scotland -13 5 - -
South West - 3 £400 -
East of England - 3 £475 -
Bristol - 3 £400 -
Cambridge - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 £450 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £475 -
Kent - 1 £425 -
West Midlands - 1 £375 -

Solaris Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 49 (100.00%) Solaris
2 40 (81.63%) Unix
3 34 (69.39%) Veritas
4 28 (57.14%) Finance
5 27 (55.10%) Linux
6 20 (40.82%) Oracle
6 20 (40.82%) Migration
7 19 (38.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (36.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 18 (36.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 18 (36.73%) Red Hat
8 18 (36.73%) SAN
9 17 (34.69%) Banking
10 12 (24.49%) Shell Script
11 11 (22.45%) EMC
11 11 (22.45%) NAS
12 10 (20.41%) Data Centre
12 10 (20.41%) Perl
12 10 (20.41%) AIX
12 10 (20.41%) VMware
12 10 (20.41%) Clustering
13 9 (18.37%) NetBackup
13 9 (18.37%) Windows
13 9 (18.37%) NetApp
13 9 (18.37%) Veritas File System
14 8 (16.33%) NFS
14 8 (16.33%) HP
15 7 (14.29%) Sun
15 7 (14.29%) DNS
15 7 (14.29%) Investment Banking

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 (4.08%) TPMS
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) Tuxedo
2 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (36.73%) SAN
2 11 (22.45%) NAS
3 7 (14.29%) DNS
4 5 (10.20%) LDAP
5 4 (8.16%) Firewall
5 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.12%) LAN
6 3 (6.12%) WAN
7 2 (4.08%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.04%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
General
1 28 (57.14%) Finance
2 17 (34.69%) Banking
3 7 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 7 (14.29%) Law
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Clustering
1 10 (20.41%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.20%) HACMP
3 2 (4.08%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (4.08%) EMC VNX
3 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.04%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Solaris
2 40 (81.63%) Unix
3 27 (55.10%) Linux
4 19 (38.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (20.41%) AIX
6 9 (18.37%) Windows
7 5 (10.20%) SUSE
8 4 (8.16%) HPUX
9 3 (6.12%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (2.04%) CentOS
10 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) Migration
2 7 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 6 (12.24%) Change Management
4 5 (10.20%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.16%) Line Management
5 4 (8.16%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.12%) DevOps
6 3 (6.12%) ITIL
7 2 (4.08%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.08%) High Availability
7 2 (4.08%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.04%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.04%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.04%) Investment Management
8 1 (2.04%) Logistics
8 1 (2.04%) Project Management
8 1 (2.04%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) Shell Script
2 10 (20.41%) Perl
3 3 (6.12%) C-shell
3 3 (6.12%) Python
4 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.04%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 18 (36.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 18 (36.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 9 (18.37%) Veritas File System
3 8 (16.33%) NFS
4 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle Clusterware
6 2 (4.08%) Firmware
6 2 (4.08%) GPFS
6 2 (4.08%) SRDF
7 1 (2.04%) KVM
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (18.37%) NetBackup
2 7 (14.29%) Puppet
3 6 (12.24%) Oracle ZFS
4 5 (10.20%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (8.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (4.08%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 34 (69.39%) Veritas
2 20 (40.82%) Oracle
3 18 (36.73%) Red Hat
4 11 (22.45%) EMC
5 10 (20.41%) VMware
6 9 (18.37%) NetApp
7 8 (16.33%) HP
8 7 (14.29%) Sun
9 6 (12.24%) IBM
9 6 (12.24%) Symantec
10 2 (4.08%) Brocade
10 2 (4.08%) Emulex
10 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
11 1 (2.04%) Dell
11 1 (2.04%) Sybase