The median contractor rate for a Solaris Systems Administrator was £410 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solaris System Administrator
UK / England
Rank 569 601 587
Rank change year-on-year +32 -14  
Contract jobs requiring a Solaris Systems Administrator 16 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.038% 0.029% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.030% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 9
Median daily rate £410 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £370 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
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 39636 46701 45542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25783 30610 27944
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
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 1372 1458 1840
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £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 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 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 +25 9 £370 -17.77% 1
North West +29 3 £410 -
London +34 2 £340 -28.42%
Yorkshire +14 1 £425 -
West Midlands +12 1 £450 +20.00%
Solaris Systems Administrator
UK

Solaris Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 19 (100.00%) Solaris
2 16 (84.21%) Unix
3 15 (78.95%) Linux
4 14 (73.68%) Red Hat
5 13 (68.42%) Veritas
6 12 (63.16%) Oracle
7 11 (57.89%) Veritas File System
8 10 (52.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 10 (52.63%) NAS
8 10 (52.63%) Sun
8 10 (52.63%) SAN
8 10 (52.63%) Finance
9 9 (47.37%) Change Management
10 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (42.11%) Enterprise Storage
10 8 (42.11%) High Availability
11 7 (36.84%) Change Control
11 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (36.84%) Problem Management
11 7 (36.84%) NetBackup
11 7 (36.84%) Legal
11 7 (36.84%) Service Delivery
11 7 (36.84%) Symantec
12 5 (26.32%) EMC
13 4 (21.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 4 (21.05%) Migration
14 3 (15.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
14 3 (15.79%) Clustering
14 3 (15.79%) IBM

Solaris Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) NAS
1 10 (52.63%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) Broadband
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) FTP
2 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.26%) SSH
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Legal
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Electronics
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Local Government
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (15.79%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Solaris
2 16 (84.21%) Unix
3 15 (78.95%) Linux
4 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.26%) HPUX
5 1 (5.26%) SUSE
5 1 (5.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Change Management
2 8 (42.11%) High Availability
3 7 (36.84%) Change Control
3 7 (36.84%) Problem Management
3 7 (36.84%) Service Delivery
4 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.26%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Perl
1 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.26%) Python
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Veritas File System
2 10 (52.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (15.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (10.53%) NFS
4 2 (10.53%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) NetBackup
2 4 (21.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (5.26%) EMC Navisphere
4 1 (5.26%) Nagios
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Red Hat
2 13 (68.42%) Veritas
3 12 (63.16%) Oracle
4 10 (52.63%) Sun
5 7 (36.84%) Symantec
6 5 (26.32%) EMC
7 3 (15.79%) IBM
8 2 (10.53%) HP
9 1 (5.26%) Bloomberg
9 1 (5.26%) Brocade
9 1 (5.26%) Cisco
9 1 (5.26%) Juniper
9 1 (5.26%) NetApp
9 1 (5.26%) Reuters
9 1 (5.26%) SAP
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