The median contractor rate for a Solaris Systems Administrator was £375 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 System Administrator
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 574 615 601
Rank change year-on-year +41 -14  
Contract jobs requiring a Solaris Systems Administrator 16 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.037% 0.044% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.047% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 18
Median daily rate £375 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £285 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £523 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -20.58% +6.25%  
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 Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris Systems Administrator in England

Solaris Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris Systems Administrator in England

Solaris Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris Systems Administrator in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solaris Systems Administrator in England

Solaris Systems 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 Systems Administrator in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris Systems Administrator in England

Solaris Systems 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 Systems 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 +26 8 £356 -20.83%
North East +67 3 £313 +39.11%
London +4 3 £446 -0.83% 1
East Midlands - 1 £375 -
North West - 1 £420 -
Solaris Systems Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Solaris Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) Solaris
2 23 (71.88%) Unix
3 22 (68.75%) Linux
4 17 (53.13%) Oracle
4 17 (53.13%) Veritas
4 17 (53.13%) Red Hat
5 14 (43.75%) Sun
5 14 (43.75%) High Availability
6 12 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (37.50%) NetBackup
7 11 (34.38%) SAN
7 11 (34.38%) Veritas File System
8 10 (31.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 10 (31.25%) Finance
9 9 (28.13%) Change Management
9 9 (28.13%) NAS
10 8 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 8 (25.00%) Problem Management
10 8 (25.00%) Perl
11 7 (21.88%) Legal
11 7 (21.88%) Symantec
11 7 (21.88%) Clustering
11 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
11 7 (21.88%) Enterprise Storage
11 7 (21.88%) Change Control
11 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (18.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 6 (18.75%) EMC
13 5 (15.63%) HP
13 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery

Solaris Systems 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 (9.38%) Apache
1 3 (9.38%) iPlanet
1 3 (9.38%) JBoss
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
1 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) HiPortfolio
1 1 (3.13%) SAP ERP
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.13%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) SAN
2 9 (28.13%) NAS
3 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.38%) Firewall
5 2 (6.25%) DNS
6 1 (3.13%) Broadband
6 1 (3.13%) DHCP
6 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.13%) Kerberos
6 1 (3.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Legal
3 3 (9.38%) Local Government
4 2 (6.25%) Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.13%) Electronics
5 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Clustering
1 7 (21.88%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Solaris
2 23 (71.88%) Unix
3 22 (68.75%) Linux
4 12 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (12.50%) AIX
5 4 (12.50%) SUSE
6 3 (9.38%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) High Availability
2 9 (28.13%) Change Management
3 8 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 7 (21.88%) Change Control
4 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
5 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (15.63%) Migration
6 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
6 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.13%) ERP
7 1 (3.13%) Investment Management
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL
7 1 (3.13%) Kernel Tuning
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Server Building
7 1 (3.13%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) Perl
2 5 (15.63%) Bash Shell
2 5 (15.63%) Korn
3 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.25%) Python
4 2 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) Bourne shell
5 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Veritas File System
2 10 (31.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 8 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (12.50%) NFS
5 3 (9.38%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.13%) Samba
6 1 (3.13%) Sendmail
6 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) NetBackup
2 6 (18.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (9.38%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.13%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Oracle
1 17 (53.13%) Red Hat
1 17 (53.13%) Veritas
2 14 (43.75%) Sun
3 7 (21.88%) Symantec
4 6 (18.75%) EMC
5 5 (15.63%) HP
6 4 (12.50%) Cisco
6 4 (12.50%) IBM
7 3 (9.38%) F5
8 2 (6.25%) SAP
9 1 (3.13%) CyberArk
9 1 (3.13%) Dell
9 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.13%) Northgate
9 1 (3.13%) Splunk
9 1 (3.13%) VMware