The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Unix Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
Rank - - 64
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £425 £338
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Unix Systems Administrator
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
741 688 737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.48% 96.63% 95.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 431 409
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 32 42
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £42.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Unix Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

Unix Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Unix Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix Systems Administrator across the Birmingham region.

Unix Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Unix Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix Systems Administrator across the Birmingham region.

Unix Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Unix 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 Birmingham region featuring Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) SAML
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SAML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle