The median contractor rate for a Solaris Administrator was £370 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solaris Administrator
England / South East
Rank 239 250 266
Rank change year-on-year +11 +16  
Contract jobs requiring a Solaris Administrator 14 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.16% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.17% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
Median daily rate £370 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +3.70%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £369 £375
% change year-on-year +13.89% -1.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 -

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 7328 8762 9391
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.03% 95.01% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4152 5355 5022
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 377 459
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +7.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.45 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 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
Surrey +13 12 - -
Berkshire - 1 £370 -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Solaris Administrator
England

Solaris Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 25 (100.00%) Solaris
2 19 (76.00%) Red Hat
2 19 (76.00%) Linux
3 18 (72.00%) Oracle
3 18 (72.00%) Unix
3 18 (72.00%) Sun
4 17 (68.00%) SAN
4 17 (68.00%) NAS
4 17 (68.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 16 (64.00%) Veritas
6 15 (60.00%) Veritas File System
6 15 (60.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 15 (60.00%) High Availability
7 14 (56.00%) Finance
8 12 (48.00%) Change Management
8 12 (48.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (44.00%) NetApp
10 10 (40.00%) Service Delivery
10 10 (40.00%) Brocade
11 8 (32.00%) SSH
11 8 (32.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 8 (32.00%) NetBackup
11 8 (32.00%) Capacity Management
11 8 (32.00%) Nagios
11 8 (32.00%) Symantec
11 8 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (32.00%) FTP
11 8 (32.00%) NFS
11 8 (32.00%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (28.00%) Change Control

Solaris Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (8.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) NAS
1 17 (68.00%) SAN
2 8 (32.00%) FTP
2 8 (32.00%) SSH
3 7 (28.00%) iSCSI
4 5 (20.00%) DNS
4 5 (20.00%) LDAP
5 2 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 17 (68.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (28.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Solaris
2 19 (76.00%) Linux
3 18 (72.00%) Unix
4 12 (48.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (28.00%) HPUX
6 2 (8.00%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) High Availability
2 12 (48.00%) Change Management
3 10 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 8 (32.00%) Capacity Management
4 8 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (28.00%) Change Control
5 7 (28.00%) Load Balancing
5 7 (28.00%) Problem Management
6 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 5 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (12.00%) Regulatory Compliance
8 1 (4.00%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Java
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 15 (60.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 15 (60.00%) Veritas File System
2 8 (32.00%) NFS
2 8 (32.00%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Nagios
1 8 (32.00%) NetBackup
1 8 (32.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 7 (28.00%) EMC Navisphere
3 1 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Red Hat
2 18 (72.00%) Oracle
2 18 (72.00%) Sun
3 16 (64.00%) Veritas
4 11 (44.00%) NetApp
5 10 (40.00%) Brocade
6 8 (32.00%) Symantec
7 5 (20.00%) VMware
8 2 (8.00%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (4.00%) 3PAR
9 1 (4.00%) HP
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