The median contractor rate for a Solaris Administrator was £383 per day in advertised job vacancies 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 Administrator
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 593 578 613
Rank change year-on-year -15 +35  
Contract jobs requiring a Solaris Administrator 22 67 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.12% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.13% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 58 22
Median daily rate £383 £386 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.97% -3.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £274 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £458 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £365 £400
% change year-on-year +4.79% -8.75%  
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44408 51163 53304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28718 33369 33474
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1506 2056
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 £11.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.50 £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

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

Job vacancy trend for Solaris Administrator in the UK

Solaris Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solaris Administrator in the UK

Solaris Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solaris Administrator in the UK

Solaris Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solaris Administrator in the UK

Solaris Administrator
Top 21 Contract Locations

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 UK 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
England +9 18 £401 +6.43% 1
South East +6 8 £404 +10.61%
Scotland +27 4 £250 -41.17%
Edinburgh +8 4 £250 -41.17%
Newcastle upon Tyne +68 3 £313 +11.78%
Tyne and Wear +67 3 £313 +11.78%
North East +59 3 £313 +11.78%
West Sussex +13 3 £383 +4.79%
London +1 3 £434 -0.85% 1
Gatwick -3 3 £383 +4.79%
Hampshire - 3 £500 -
Portsmouth - 3 £500 -
North West +24 2 £420 -
Lancashire - 2 £420 -
Derbyshire - 2 £398 -
Preston - 2 £420 -
Derby - 2 £398 -
East Midlands - 2 £398 -
Surrey 0 1 £425 +8.97%
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 -
Camberley - 1 £425 -

Solaris Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 featuring Solaris Administrator in the job title.

1 45 (100.00%) Solaris
2 32 (71.11%) Oracle
3 31 (68.89%) Unix
4 27 (60.00%) Linux
5 25 (55.56%) Veritas
5 25 (55.56%) Red Hat
6 23 (51.11%) Sun
7 19 (42.22%) SAN
8 18 (40.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 17 (37.78%) High Availability
10 16 (35.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (33.33%) Finance
11 15 (33.33%) Veritas File System
12 14 (31.11%) NAS
13 12 (26.67%) Change Management
14 11 (24.44%) NetBackup
14 11 (24.44%) Enterprise Storage
15 9 (20.00%) EMC
15 9 (20.00%) NFS
16 8 (17.78%) HP
16 8 (17.78%) Apache
16 8 (17.78%) Tomcat
16 8 (17.78%) Disaster Recovery
16 8 (17.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 8 (17.78%) Problem Management
16 8 (17.78%) Virtual Servers
17 7 (15.56%) Oracle ZFS
17 7 (15.56%) Change Control
17 7 (15.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
17 7 (15.56%) Load Balancing

Solaris Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 8 (17.78%) Apache
1 8 (17.78%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.67%) iPlanet
2 3 (6.67%) JBoss
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (6.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.22%) HiPortfolio
2 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.22%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (42.22%) SAN
2 14 (31.11%) NAS
3 4 (8.89%) FTP
3 4 (8.89%) iSCSI
3 4 (8.89%) SSH
3 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.67%) DNS
4 3 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (6.67%) Firewall
5 2 (4.44%) Internet
6 1 (2.22%) Broadband
6 1 (2.22%) DHCP
6 1 (2.22%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.22%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Legal
3 3 (6.67%) Local Government
4 2 (4.44%) Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.22%) Electronics
5 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (15.56%) Clustering
3 4 (8.89%) Replication
4 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Exalytics
6 1 (2.22%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Solaris
2 31 (68.89%) Unix
3 27 (60.00%) Linux
4 16 (35.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (15.56%) HPUX
6 4 (8.89%) AIX
6 4 (8.89%) SUSE
7 3 (6.67%) CentOS
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) High Availability
2 12 (26.67%) Change Management
3 8 (17.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (17.78%) Problem Management
4 7 (15.56%) Change Control
4 7 (15.56%) Load Balancing
4 7 (15.56%) Service Delivery
5 6 (13.33%) Migration
6 4 (8.89%) Capacity Management
6 4 (8.89%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (8.89%) ITIL
7 3 (6.67%) Business Continuity
7 3 (6.67%) Information Security
7 3 (6.67%) Mathematics
7 3 (6.67%) Network Design
7 3 (6.67%) Performance Management
7 3 (6.67%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.67%) QMS
7 3 (6.67%) Quality Management
7 3 (6.67%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) Perl
1 7 (15.56%) Shell Script
2 4 (8.89%) Bourne shell
2 4 (8.89%) Java
2 4 (8.89%) Korn
3 3 (6.67%) AWK
3 3 (6.67%) SQL
4 2 (4.44%) Python
5 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) OCP
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (6.67%) Degree
3 3 (6.67%) OCA
3 3 (6.67%) RHCE
3 3 (6.67%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 18 (40.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 15 (33.33%) Veritas File System
3 9 (20.00%) NFS
4 8 (17.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 8 (17.78%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (8.89%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (6.67%) GlusterFS
7 1 (2.22%) Firmware
7 1 (2.22%) Samba
7 1 (2.22%) Sendmail
7 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) NetBackup
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle ZFS
2 7 (15.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (15.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 4 (8.89%) EMC Navisphere
3 4 (8.89%) Nagios
3 4 (8.89%) Tivoli
4 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (2.22%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (71.11%) Oracle
2 25 (55.56%) Red Hat
2 25 (55.56%) Veritas
3 23 (51.11%) Sun
4 9 (20.00%) EMC
5 8 (17.78%) HP
6 7 (15.56%) Brocade
6 7 (15.56%) Symantec
7 5 (11.11%) NetApp
8 4 (8.89%) Cisco
8 4 (8.89%) IBM
8 4 (8.89%) VMware
9 3 (6.67%) F5
9 3 (6.67%) SAP
9 3 (6.67%) StorageTek
10 1 (2.22%) CyberArk
10 1 (2.22%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (2.22%) Open-E
10 1 (2.22%) Splunk
10 1 (2.22%) Synology