The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 53 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.08% 0.49% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £298 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
434 377 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.53% 92.63% 91.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 260 149
Average daily rate £375 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £216 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 23 46
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.90 £45.00 £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

UNIX Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX Systems Administrator in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UNIX Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

UNIX Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

UNIX Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

UNIX Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

UNIX Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited UNIX Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with UNIX Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Data Security
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) RHCE
3 3 (60.00%) NetApp
3 3 (60.00%) RHCA
3 3 (60.00%) Statistics
4 2 (40.00%) Market Research

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited UNIX Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with UNIX Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Data Security
2 2 (40.00%) Market Research
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) RHCE
1 3 (60.00%) RHCA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp