The median contractor rate for a Solaris Administrator was £404 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 26 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
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 253 261
Rank change year-on-year +13 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a Solaris Administrator 8 25 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.28% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.30% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 1
Median daily rate £404 £365 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.61% -23.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £353 £363
% change year-on-year +8.51% -2.75%  
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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7368 8379 8989
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.56% 95.03% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4310 4996 5126
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 381 430
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.61 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.75% +21.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris Administrator in the South East

Solaris Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris Administrator in the South East

Solaris Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solaris Administrator in the South East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solaris Administrator in the South East

Solaris Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris Administrator in the South East

Solaris Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 26 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
West Sussex +18 3 £383 +4.79%
Hampshire - 3 £500 -
Surrey 0 1 £425 +8.97%
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 -
Solaris Administrator
England

Solaris Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region featuring Solaris Administrator in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Solaris
2 19 (86.36%) Linux
3 18 (81.82%) Oracle
4 17 (77.27%) Unix
4 17 (77.27%) Sun
4 17 (77.27%) Red Hat
5 16 (72.73%) SAN
6 15 (68.18%) Veritas
7 14 (63.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 12 (54.55%) Finance
8 12 (54.55%) NAS
8 12 (54.55%) Veritas File System
9 11 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
9 11 (50.00%) High Availability
9 11 (50.00%) NetBackup
10 10 (45.45%) Change Management
11 8 (36.36%) NFS
11 8 (36.36%) Problem Management
11 8 (36.36%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (31.82%) Oracle ZFS
12 7 (31.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (31.82%) Change Control
12 7 (31.82%) Symantec
12 7 (31.82%) Brocade
12 7 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
12 7 (31.82%) Legal
13 5 (22.73%) Shell Script

Solaris Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) SAN
2 12 (54.55%) NAS
3 4 (18.18%) FTP
3 4 (18.18%) iSCSI
3 4 (18.18%) SSH
4 3 (13.64%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.55%) DHCP
5 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Legal
3 3 (13.64%) Local Government
4 1 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (18.18%) Replication
3 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Exalytics
4 1 (4.55%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Solaris
2 19 (86.36%) Linux
3 17 (77.27%) Unix
4 11 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (18.18%) HPUX
6 3 (13.64%) CentOS
7 1 (4.55%) AIX
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) High Availability
2 10 (45.45%) Change Management
3 8 (36.36%) Problem Management
4 7 (31.82%) Change Control
4 7 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
5 4 (18.18%) Capacity Management
5 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
6 3 (13.64%) Benchmarking
6 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
6 3 (13.64%) Information Security
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 3 (13.64%) Mathematics
6 3 (13.64%) QMS
6 3 (13.64%) Quality Management
6 3 (13.64%) Server Hardening
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (4.55%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
2 4 (18.18%) Bourne shell
2 4 (18.18%) Perl
3 3 (13.64%) AWK
3 3 (13.64%) Korn
4 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) OCP
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) OCA
2 3 (13.64%) RHCE
2 3 (13.64%) RHCSA
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 12 (54.55%) Veritas File System
3 8 (36.36%) NFS
3 8 (36.36%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (13.64%) GlusterFS
5 1 (4.55%) Firmware
5 1 (4.55%) Samba
5 1 (4.55%) Sendmail
5 1 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle ZFS
2 7 (31.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 4 (18.18%) EMC Navisphere
3 4 (18.18%) Nagios
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Tivoli
3 4 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Oracle
2 17 (77.27%) Red Hat
2 17 (77.27%) Sun
3 15 (68.18%) Veritas
4 7 (31.82%) Brocade
4 7 (31.82%) Symantec
5 5 (22.73%) NetApp
6 4 (18.18%) EMC
6 4 (18.18%) HP
7 3 (13.64%) StorageTek
7 3 (13.64%) VMware
8 1 (4.55%) Dell
8 1 (4.55%) IBM