Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Solaris Administrator was £383 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Solaris Administrator
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 816 786 812
Rank change year-on-year -30 +26 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Solaris Administrator 33 90 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.035% 0.093% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.098% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 73 40
England median daily rate £383 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.50% -25.00% -3.03%
10th Percentile £263 £264 £312
90th Percentile £509 £470 £500
UK median daily rate £383 £320 £400
% change year-on-year +19.53% -20.00% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89119 91561 99256
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.77% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59385 60311 64207
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2639 2960 3840
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.96 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Solaris Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Solaris Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Solaris Administrator in England

Solaris Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Solaris Administrator in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris Administrator in England

Solaris Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris Administrator in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solaris Administrator in England

Solaris Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris Administrator in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris Administrator in England

Solaris Administrator
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solaris Administrator within the England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -24 14 £383 +39.09%
London -24 8 £359 -18.00%
North of England +41 4 £500 +81.00%
East Midlands - 4 £278 -
Midlands - 4 £278 -
South West +6 3 £463 +15.63%
North West +15 2 £513 +64.00%
North East +49 1 £278 +11.56%
Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
Solaris Administrator
UK

Solaris Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Solaris 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 across the England region featuring Solaris Administrator in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) Solaris
2 30 (90.91%) Unix
3 27 (81.82%) Linux
4 22 (66.67%) Red Hat
5 16 (48.48%) SAN
6 14 (42.42%) Veritas
6 14 (42.42%) NetBackup
6 14 (42.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (39.39%) Finance
8 12 (36.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 12 (36.36%) Migration
9 11 (33.33%) Sun
9 11 (33.33%) NetApp
9 11 (33.33%) Windows
9 11 (33.33%) Brocade
10 10 (30.30%) Fibre Channel
10 10 (30.30%) Veritas File System
11 9 (27.27%) HP
11 9 (27.27%) NFS
11 9 (27.27%) Enterprise Storage
11 9 (27.27%) Load Balancing
12 8 (24.24%) AIX
12 8 (24.24%) Perl
12 8 (24.24%) Oracle
12 8 (24.24%) Symantec
12 8 (24.24%) Performance Monitoring
13 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
13 7 (21.21%) Legal
13 7 (21.21%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (21.21%) NAS

Solaris Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 4 (12.12%) Apache
1 4 (12.12%) JBoss
1 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.06%) iPlanet
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) HiPortfolio
1 1 (3.03%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (48.48%) SAN
2 10 (30.30%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (21.21%) NAS
4 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
5 4 (12.12%) DNS
6 3 (9.09%) SSH
7 2 (6.06%) Firewall
7 2 (6.06%) FTP
7 2 (6.06%) LDAP
8 1 (3.03%) DHCP
8 1 (3.03%) FCoE
8 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
8 1 (3.03%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Legal
3 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) J2EE
2 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (12.12%) Clustering
2 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.03%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (3.03%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (3.03%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Solaris
2 30 (90.91%) Unix
3 27 (81.82%) Linux
4 14 (42.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (33.33%) Windows
6 8 (24.24%) AIX
7 6 (18.18%) HPUX
8 5 (15.15%) SUSE
9 2 (6.06%) CentOS
10 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Migration
2 9 (27.27%) Load Balancing
3 8 (24.24%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (12.12%) High Availability
5 3 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (6.06%) Benchmarking
6 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.06%) Change Management
6 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security
6 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
6 2 (6.06%) QMS
6 2 (6.06%) Quality Management
6 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.06%) Server Hardening
6 2 (6.06%) Service Management
6 2 (6.06%) Visualisation
7 1 (3.03%) Patch Management
7 1 (3.03%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) Perl
2 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 4 (12.12%) Korn
4 3 (9.09%) Bourne shell
4 3 (9.09%) SQL
5 2 (6.06%) AWK
5 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.06%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) C-shell
6 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) OCA
3 2 (6.06%) OCP
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (6.06%) RHCE
3 2 (6.06%) RHCSA
4 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 10 (30.30%) Veritas File System
3 9 (27.27%) NFS
4 7 (21.21%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (12.12%) Samba
6 3 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (6.06%) GlusterFS
8 1 (3.03%) iptables
8 1 (3.03%) Sendmail
8 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (42.42%) NetBackup
2 4 (12.12%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (9.09%) Puppet
4 2 (6.06%) Ansible
4 2 (6.06%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (6.06%) SnapMirror
4 2 (6.06%) SnapVault
5 1 (3.03%) Cacti
5 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 14 (42.42%) Veritas
3 11 (33.33%) Brocade
3 11 (33.33%) NetApp
3 11 (33.33%) Sun
4 9 (27.27%) HP
5 8 (24.24%) Oracle
5 8 (24.24%) Symantec
6 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
7 6 (18.18%) EMC
8 3 (9.09%) Cisco
8 3 (9.09%) IBM
8 3 (9.09%) VMware
9 2 (6.06%) F5
9 2 (6.06%) StorageTek
10 1 (3.03%) CyberArk
10 1 (3.03%) Dell
10 1 (3.03%) Hitachi
10 1 (3.03%) Splunk
10 1 (3.03%) Sybase