The table below looks at the statistics for the Solaris Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solaris System Administrator
Rank 566 551 522
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Solaris Systems Administrator 5 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.016% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.018% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £400 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
46318 45203 42184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.55% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29063 26904 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1961 2473
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Solaris Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris Systems Administrator in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris Systems Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
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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 -18 5 £425 +6.25% 1
London +13 2 £356 -10.93% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Reading - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -

Solaris Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Solaris Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Solaris
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) UNIX
3 5 (50.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Service Management
5 3 (30.00%) SAN
5 3 (30.00%) IBM
5 3 (30.00%) Veritas
5 3 (30.00%) SUSE
5 3 (30.00%) EMC
5 3 (30.00%) NAS
5 3 (30.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (20.00%) Foundry
6 2 (20.00%) F5
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (20.00%) Coaching
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (20.00%) Derivative
6 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) CentOS

Solaris Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Solaris Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
1 3 (30.00%) NAS
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
1 2 (20.00%) Derivative
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Solaris
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) UNIX
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (30.00%) SUSE
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (20.00%) CentOS
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 1 (10.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) Coaching
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) Perl
1 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) HP
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) Veritas
2 3 (30.00%) EMC
3 2 (20.00%) Foundry
3 2 (20.00%) F5
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper
3 2 (20.00%) NetApp