The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 179 197 218
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +21
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 17 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £444 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.85% +17.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £385 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.50
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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 City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4890 5349 6613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.97% 92.10% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3852 3890 4809
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 90 145
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £13.03 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

UNIX Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

UNIX Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

UNIX Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

UNIX Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

UNIX Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX Systems Administrator across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

UNIX Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

UNIX Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

UNIX Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 21 (100.00%) UNIX
2 19 (90.48%) Linux
3 18 (85.71%) Solaris
4 12 (57.14%) Perl
4 12 (57.14%) Veritas
4 12 (57.14%) Red Hat
5 11 (52.38%) Banking
6 8 (38.10%) Investment Banking
6 8 (38.10%) Shell Script
7 7 (33.33%) Finance
7 7 (33.33%) Load Balancing
7 7 (33.33%) Clustering
7 7 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (33.33%) Patch Management
8 6 (28.57%) Puppet
8 6 (28.57%) SAN
9 5 (23.81%) NFS
9 5 (23.81%) LDAP
9 5 (23.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
10 4 (19.05%) Capacity Management
10 4 (19.05%) DNS
11 3 (14.29%) SSL
11 3 (14.29%) NetApp
11 3 (14.29%) IBM
11 3 (14.29%) EMC
11 3 (14.29%) SMTP
11 3 (14.29%) HTTP
11 3 (14.29%) Oracle
11 3 (14.29%) VMware

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 6 (28.57%) SAN
2 5 (23.81%) LDAP
3 4 (19.05%) DNS
4 3 (14.29%) SSL
4 3 (14.29%) HTTP
4 3 (14.29%) SMTP
5 2 (9.52%) LAN
5 2 (9.52%) Internet
5 2 (9.52%) Firewall
5 2 (9.52%) iSCSI
5 2 (9.52%) NAS
5 2 (9.52%) PCoIP
6 1 (4.76%) SSH
6 1 (4.76%) FTP
6 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
General
1 11 (52.38%) Banking
2 8 (38.10%) Investment Banking
3 7 (33.33%) Finance
4 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (9.52%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (9.52%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.52%) Thin Client
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) UNIX
2 19 (90.48%) Linux
3 18 (85.71%) Solaris
4 7 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.52%) Windows
5 2 (9.52%) AIX
5 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
5 2 (9.52%) CentOS
6 1 (4.76%) SUSE
6 1 (4.76%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 7 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 4 (19.05%) Capacity Management
3 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
3 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) MOF
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Perl
2 8 (38.10%) Shell Script
3 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.52%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) Korn
4 2 (9.52%) Bourne shell
5 1 (4.76%) C-shell
5 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) MCSE
1 2 (9.52%) CCNA
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.52%) RHCE
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) NFS
1 5 (23.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (14.29%) vSphere
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.52%) Terminal Services
3 2 (9.52%) Samba
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) ZABBIX
2 2 (9.52%) yum
3 1 (4.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Veritas
1 12 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
2 3 (14.29%) NetApp
2 3 (14.29%) IBM
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) EMC
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Sun
3 2 (9.52%) Dell
4 1 (4.76%) HP
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