Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Solaris Administrator was £383 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 361 333 387
Rank change year-on-year -28 +54 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Solaris Administrator 14 46 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.083% 0.28% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.29% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 38 6
South East median daily rate £383 £275 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.09% -18.52% -18.18%
10th Percentile £369 £275 £290
90th Percentile £423 £391 £431
England median daily rate £383 £310 £390
% change year-on-year +23.39% -20.51% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15902 15635 18500
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.50% 93.94% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9436 9281 10868
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 786 927
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% +15.63%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £10.33
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Solaris Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Solaris Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -5 11 £400 +2.56%
West Sussex -8 2 £383 +4.79%
Hampshire +9 1 - -
Solaris Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 14 (100.00%) Solaris
1 14 (100.00%) Unix
2 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 13 (92.86%) SAN
2 13 (92.86%) Red Hat
3 12 (85.71%) Veritas
3 12 (85.71%) NetBackup
4 11 (78.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (78.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 10 (71.43%) Veritas File System
5 10 (71.43%) Finance
5 10 (71.43%) Brocade
5 10 (71.43%) NetApp
6 9 (64.29%) Enterprise Storage
6 9 (64.29%) Fibre Channel
7 8 (57.14%) Windows
8 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (50.00%) NFS
8 7 (50.00%) Symantec
8 7 (50.00%) Legal
8 7 (50.00%) Migration
8 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
8 7 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (50.00%) NAS
9 6 (42.86%) Sun
10 5 (35.71%) Perl
10 5 (35.71%) Oracle
10 5 (35.71%) EMC
11 4 (28.57%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) SAN
2 9 (64.29%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (50.00%) NAS
4 3 (21.43%) SSH
5 2 (14.29%) FTP
5 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.14%) DHCP
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Solaris
1 14 (100.00%) Unix
2 13 (92.86%) Linux
3 11 (78.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (57.14%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) CentOS
6 1 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 7 (50.00%) Migration
1 7 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) Benchmarking
3 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) High Availability
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 2 (14.29%) QMS
3 2 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 2 (14.29%) Server Hardening
4 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Perl
2 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 3 (21.43%) Bourne shell
4 2 (14.29%) AWK
4 2 (14.29%) Korn
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) OCA
1 2 (14.29%) OCP
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (14.29%) RHCE
1 2 (14.29%) RHCSA
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 10 (71.43%) Veritas File System
3 7 (50.00%) NFS
3 7 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (14.29%) GlusterFS
4 2 (14.29%) Samba
5 1 (7.14%) iptables
5 1 (7.14%) Sendmail
5 1 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 12 (85.71%) NetBackup
2 4 (28.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (14.29%) Ansible
4 2 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (14.29%) Puppet
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (14.29%) SnapMirror
4 2 (14.29%) SnapVault
5 1 (7.14%) Cacti
5 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Red Hat
2 12 (85.71%) Veritas
3 10 (71.43%) Brocade
3 10 (71.43%) NetApp
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) Symantec
5 6 (42.86%) Sun
6 5 (35.71%) EMC
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle
7 4 (28.57%) HP
8 2 (14.29%) StorageTek
8 2 (14.29%) VMware
9 1 (7.14%) Dell
9 1 (7.14%) IBM