The median contractor rate for a Solaris Administrator was £401 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 572 581 598
Rank change year-on-year +9 +17  
Contract jobs requiring a Solaris Administrator 18 56 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.042% 0.11% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.12% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 54 19
Median daily rate £401 £377 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.43% -5.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £273 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £365 £400
% change year-on-year +4.79% -8.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 40770 47086 48496
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.72% 95.05% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26583 31109 30993
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1252 1361 1876
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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 +6 8 £404 +10.61%
North East +59 3 £313 +11.78%
London +1 3 £434 -0.85% 1
North West +24 2 £420 -
East Midlands - 2 £398 -
Solaris Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 39 (100.00%) Solaris
2 30 (76.92%) Unix
3 27 (69.23%) Linux
4 26 (66.67%) Oracle
5 25 (64.10%) Veritas
5 25 (64.10%) Red Hat
6 23 (58.97%) Sun
7 18 (46.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 18 (46.15%) SAN
8 16 (41.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (38.46%) Veritas File System
9 15 (38.46%) Finance
10 14 (35.90%) High Availability
11 13 (33.33%) NAS
12 12 (30.77%) Change Management
13 11 (28.21%) NetBackup
13 11 (28.21%) Enterprise Storage
14 9 (23.08%) EMC
14 9 (23.08%) NFS
15 8 (20.51%) HP
15 8 (20.51%) Disaster Recovery
15 8 (20.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 8 (20.51%) Problem Management
15 8 (20.51%) Virtual Servers
16 7 (17.95%) Oracle ZFS
16 7 (17.95%) Change Control
16 7 (17.95%) Veritas Storage Foundation
16 7 (17.95%) Load Balancing
16 7 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (17.95%) Clustering

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 3 (7.69%) Apache
1 3 (7.69%) iPlanet
1 3 (7.69%) JBoss
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 3 (7.69%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.56%) HiPortfolio
2 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.56%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (46.15%) SAN
2 13 (33.33%) NAS
3 4 (10.26%) FTP
3 4 (10.26%) iSCSI
3 4 (10.26%) SSH
3 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.69%) DNS
4 3 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (7.69%) Firewall
5 1 (2.56%) Broadband
5 1 (2.56%) DHCP
5 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.56%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Legal
3 3 (7.69%) Local Government
4 2 (5.13%) Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.56%) Electronics
5 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (17.95%) Clustering
3 4 (10.26%) Replication
4 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Exalytics
6 1 (2.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Solaris
2 30 (76.92%) Unix
3 27 (69.23%) Linux
4 16 (41.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (17.95%) HPUX
6 4 (10.26%) AIX
6 4 (10.26%) SUSE
7 3 (7.69%) CentOS
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) High Availability
2 12 (30.77%) Change Management
3 8 (20.51%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (20.51%) Problem Management
4 7 (17.95%) Change Control
4 7 (17.95%) Load Balancing
4 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
5 6 (15.38%) Migration
6 4 (10.26%) Capacity Management
6 4 (10.26%) ITIL
7 3 (7.69%) Benchmarking
7 3 (7.69%) Business Continuity
7 3 (7.69%) Information Security
7 3 (7.69%) Mathematics
7 3 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 3 (7.69%) QMS
7 3 (7.69%) Quality Management
7 3 (7.69%) Server Hardening
8 2 (5.13%) ERP
9 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) Perl
1 7 (17.95%) Shell Script
2 4 (10.26%) Bourne shell
2 4 (10.26%) Korn
3 3 (7.69%) AWK
4 2 (5.13%) Python
4 2 (5.13%) SQL
5 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
1 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) OCP
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (7.69%) Degree
3 3 (7.69%) OCA
3 3 (7.69%) RHCE
3 3 (7.69%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 18 (46.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 15 (38.46%) Veritas File System
3 9 (23.08%) NFS
4 8 (20.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 8 (20.51%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (7.69%) GlusterFS
6 1 (2.56%) Firmware
6 1 (2.56%) Samba
6 1 (2.56%) Sendmail
6 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) NetBackup
2 7 (17.95%) Oracle ZFS
2 7 (17.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (17.95%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 4 (10.26%) EMC Navisphere
3 4 (10.26%) Nagios
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (10.26%) Tivoli
4 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (2.56%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) Oracle
2 25 (64.10%) Red Hat
2 25 (64.10%) Veritas
3 23 (58.97%) Sun
4 9 (23.08%) EMC
5 8 (20.51%) HP
6 7 (17.95%) Brocade
6 7 (17.95%) Symantec
7 5 (12.82%) NetApp
8 4 (10.26%) Cisco
8 4 (10.26%) IBM
8 4 (10.26%) VMware
9 3 (7.69%) F5
9 3 (7.69%) SAP
9 3 (7.69%) StorageTek
10 1 (2.56%) CyberArk
10 1 (2.56%) Dell
10 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.56%) Northgate
10 1 (2.56%) Splunk