The median contractor rate for a Solaris Administrator was £415 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 561 585 589
Rank change year-on-year +24 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Solaris Administrator 22 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.053% 0.059% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.062% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 14
Median daily rate £415 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.66% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £340 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £369 £375
% change year-on-year +13.89% -1.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39444 47062 46529
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.27% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25724 30895 28569
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1347 1459 1887
Median hourly rate £18.40 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.54% +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Solaris Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Solaris Administrator in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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
South East +12 14 £370 +5.71% 1
North West +30 3 £410 -
London +21 2 £340 -28.42%
Yorkshire +16 1 £425 -
West Midlands +13 1 £450 +24.13%
East Midlands -8 1 £420 +5.00%
Solaris Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 35 (100.00%) Solaris
2 25 (71.43%) Linux
2 25 (71.43%) Unix
3 24 (68.57%) Red Hat
4 22 (62.86%) Veritas
4 22 (62.86%) Oracle
5 21 (60.00%) Sun
6 19 (54.29%) SAN
6 19 (54.29%) NAS
7 18 (51.43%) Veritas File System
7 18 (51.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 18 (51.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (48.57%) Enterprise Storage
9 16 (45.71%) Finance
10 15 (42.86%) High Availability
11 14 (40.00%) Change Management
12 11 (31.43%) NetApp
13 10 (28.57%) Service Delivery
13 10 (28.57%) Brocade
14 9 (25.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 8 (22.86%) Capacity Management
15 8 (22.86%) Virtual Servers
15 8 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
15 8 (22.86%) Symantec
15 8 (22.86%) NetBackup
15 8 (22.86%) SSH
15 8 (22.86%) Nagios
15 8 (22.86%) FTP
15 8 (22.86%) NFS
16 7 (20.00%) HPUX

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 2 (5.71%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 19 (54.29%) NAS
1 19 (54.29%) SAN
2 8 (22.86%) FTP
2 8 (22.86%) SSH
3 7 (20.00%) iSCSI
4 5 (14.29%) DNS
4 5 (14.29%) LDAP
5 2 (5.71%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.86%) Broadband
6 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Local Government
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 17 (48.57%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (20.00%) Replication
3 3 (8.57%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Solaris
2 25 (71.43%) Linux
2 25 (71.43%) Unix
3 18 (51.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (20.00%) HPUX
5 2 (5.71%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (2.86%) SUSE
6 1 (2.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) High Availability
2 14 (40.00%) Change Management
3 10 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 8 (22.86%) Capacity Management
4 8 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (20.00%) Change Control
5 7 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 7 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 5 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (11.43%) Migration
8 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
8 3 (8.57%) Regulatory Compliance
9 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (2.86%) Electronic Trading
9 1 (2.86%) ERP
9 1 (2.86%) Fault Management
9 1 (2.86%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) Java
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) Perl
2 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 18 (51.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 18 (51.43%) Veritas File System
2 8 (22.86%) NFS
2 8 (22.86%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (8.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 8 (22.86%) Nagios
2 8 (22.86%) NetBackup
3 7 (20.00%) EMC Navisphere
4 4 (11.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.86%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (68.57%) Red Hat
2 22 (62.86%) Oracle
2 22 (62.86%) Veritas
3 21 (60.00%) Sun
4 11 (31.43%) NetApp
5 10 (28.57%) Brocade
6 8 (22.86%) Symantec
7 5 (14.29%) EMC
7 5 (14.29%) VMware
8 3 (8.57%) HP
8 3 (8.57%) IBM
9 2 (5.71%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (5.71%) SAP
10 1 (2.86%) 3PAR
10 1 (2.86%) Bloomberg
10 1 (2.86%) Cisco
10 1 (2.86%) Juniper
10 1 (2.86%) Reuters
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