The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solaris System Administrator
Rank 584 541 571
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Solaris Systems Administrator 3 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.006% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.007% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Average daily rate £406 £445 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.70% +18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £319 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £445 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 18 April 2014.

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 7 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -87 3 £406 -8.70%
East of England - - - -
Dunstable - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
South East - - - -

Solaris Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) Solaris
2 10 (83.33%) Veritas
3 9 (75.00%) UNIX
4 8 (66.67%) Oracle
5 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (50.00%) Sun
6 5 (41.67%) Finance
6 5 (41.67%) Banking
6 5 (41.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (33.33%) NetBackup
7 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
8 3 (25.00%) Symantec
8 3 (25.00%) SAN
8 3 (25.00%) BMC
8 3 (25.00%) International Banking
8 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
8 3 (25.00%) Migration
8 3 (25.00%) Perl
8 3 (25.00%) IBM
8 3 (25.00%) Linux
9 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (16.67%) ITIL
9 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (16.67%) SUSE
9 2 (16.67%) HP
9 2 (16.67%) OCP
9 2 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (16.67%) Sun Certification
9 2 (16.67%) Tivoli
9 2 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server

Solaris Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) SSH
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) FTP
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) International Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Solaris
2 9 (75.00%) UNIX
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) SUSE
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) Time Management
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 3 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) Korn
3 1 (8.33%) Bourne shell
3 1 (8.33%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) OCP
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (8.33%) Veritas File System
3 1 (8.33%) Samba
3 1 (8.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (16.67%) Tivoli
3 1 (8.33%) BladeLogic
3 1 (8.33%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Veritas
2 8 (66.67%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (50.00%) Sun
4 3 (25.00%) Symantec
4 3 (25.00%) BMC
4 3 (25.00%) IBM
5 2 (16.67%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
6 1 (8.33%) EMC