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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solaris System Administrator
Rank 620 608 572
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Solaris Systems Administrator 11 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.007% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.008% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 8
Average daily rate
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£406 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £397 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £436 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
55134 51382 48884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 35199 31088 29037
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2028 1976 2121
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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
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 31 August 2015.

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 23 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 31 August 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 -25 8 £413 -2.94%
Yorkshire - 4 £413 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £413 -
Scotland -9 3 £363 -9.37%
London +2 2 £432 +1.52%
Dunfermline - 2 - -
Fife - 2 - -
Renfrewshire - 2 - -
West Lothian - 2 - -
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Paisley - 2 - -
Barnsley - 2 £426 -
Sheffield - 2 £400 -
Livingston - 2 - -
Motherwell - 2 - -
City of London -3 1 £451 +2.38%
Edinburgh -15 1 £363 -9.37%
Hook - 1 £325 -
Swindon - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £325 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
South East - 1 £325 -
South West - 1 - -

Solaris Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 24 (100.00%) Solaris
2 18 (75.00%) Veritas
2 18 (75.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 14 (58.33%) Red Hat
3 14 (58.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 13 (54.17%) Finance
5 12 (50.00%) SAN
5 12 (50.00%) Linux
5 12 (50.00%) UNIX
6 10 (41.67%) Oracle
6 10 (41.67%) HP
6 10 (41.67%) Banking
7 8 (33.33%) SUSE
7 8 (33.33%) NetBackup
7 8 (33.33%) EMC
7 8 (33.33%) IBM
7 8 (33.33%) Sun
7 8 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
8 7 (29.17%) LDAP
9 6 (25.00%) NAS
10 5 (20.83%) Firmware
10 5 (20.83%) Symantec
11 4 (16.67%) Investment Banking
11 4 (16.67%) International Banking
12 3 (12.50%) Migration
12 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
12 3 (12.50%) Perl
12 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
13 2 (8.33%) Veritas File System
13 2 (8.33%) AIX

Solaris Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) SAN
2 7 (29.17%) LDAP
3 6 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (4.17%) SSH
4 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.17%) Kerberos
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) DB2
2 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) Banking
3 4 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 4 (16.67%) International Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Solaris
2 12 (50.00%) Linux
2 12 (50.00%) UNIX
3 8 (33.33%) SUSE
4 2 (8.33%) AIX
5 1 (4.17%) HPUX
5 1 (4.17%) Windows
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
2 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
2 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (4.17%) Patch Management
2 1 (4.17%) Server Building
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL
2 1 (4.17%) Service Management
2 1 (4.17%) Change Management
2 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Perl
2 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.33%) Korn
3 1 (4.17%) Bourne shell
3 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 14 (58.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (20.83%) Firmware
4 2 (8.33%) Samba
4 2 (8.33%) Veritas File System
4 2 (8.33%) NFS
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (4.17%) iptables
5 1 (4.17%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.17%) Nagios
2 1 (4.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (4.17%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.17%) Cacti
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Veritas
2 14 (58.33%) Red Hat
3 10 (41.67%) HP
3 10 (41.67%) Oracle
4 8 (33.33%) IBM
4 8 (33.33%) Sun
4 8 (33.33%) EMC
5 5 (20.83%) Symantec
6 2 (8.33%) VMware
7 1 (4.17%) Intel
7 1 (4.17%) NetApp