The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London 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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
London / City of London
Rank 139 149 188
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +39
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 7 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.16% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.16% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Median daily rate £550 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +3.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £395 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2771 3052 4934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.06% 95.67% 95.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2192 2402 3791
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 53 75
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.97% +9.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

Unix Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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 19 February 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 City of London region featuring Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Unix
1 15 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 14 (93.33%) Linux
3 10 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (60.00%) Puppet
5 7 (46.67%) Veritas
6 6 (40.00%) Finance
6 6 (40.00%) Ansible
7 5 (33.33%) SUSE
7 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (26.67%) Migration
9 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
9 3 (20.00%) HP
9 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
9 3 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (13.33%) Fintech
10 2 (13.33%) Line Management
10 2 (13.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (13.33%) Change Control
10 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (13.33%) JIRA
10 2 (13.33%) Banking
10 2 (13.33%) Subversion
10 2 (13.33%) NetApp
10 2 (13.33%) Solaris
10 2 (13.33%) IBM
10 2 (13.33%) Sun
10 2 (13.33%) OpenView
10 2 (13.33%) Perl

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Kerberos
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
1 2 (13.33%) Fintech
2 1 (6.67%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Unix
2 14 (93.33%) Linux
3 10 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (33.33%) SUSE
5 2 (13.33%) Solaris
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
3 2 (13.33%) Line Management
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (6.67%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Server Building
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (13.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) Puppet
2 6 (40.00%) Ansible
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (13.33%) Control-M
4 2 (13.33%) Nagios
4 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
4 2 (13.33%) OpenView
5 1 (6.67%) OpenAM
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (46.67%) Veritas
3 3 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) IBM
4 2 (13.33%) NetApp
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) Remedy
4 2 (13.33%) Sun
5 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
5 1 (6.67%) Bloomberg
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) ForgeRock
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) Reuters