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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
Rank 158 193 196
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 6 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.13% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 11
Median daily rate £394 £325 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £310 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £487 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £357 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 -
Unix Systems Administrator
London

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
3227 5435 5502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.87% 94.67% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2614 4188 4090
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 95 71
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.62% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.82 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.05 £32.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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
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 28 June 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 City of London region featuring Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Unix
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) Red Hat
3 11 (84.62%) Solaris
4 9 (69.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (69.23%) HP
5 8 (61.54%) Finance
5 8 (61.54%) Banking
6 6 (46.15%) SAN
6 6 (46.15%) ITIL
6 6 (46.15%) Oracle
7 5 (38.46%) Oracle ZFS
7 5 (38.46%) Dell
7 5 (38.46%) Veritas
7 5 (38.46%) BladeLogic
7 5 (38.46%) NAS
7 5 (38.46%) Puppet
7 5 (38.46%) Low Latency
7 5 (38.46%) KVM
7 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (38.46%) SystemTap
8 4 (30.77%) Ansible
8 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (30.77%) EMC
8 4 (30.77%) LDAP
8 4 (30.77%) IBM
8 4 (30.77%) Sun
8 4 (30.77%) AIX
9 3 (23.08%) Perl
9 3 (23.08%) Python

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 (7.69%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) SAN
2 5 (38.46%) NAS
3 4 (30.77%) LDAP
General
1 8 (61.54%) Banking
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) CMDB
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Unix
2 11 (84.62%) Solaris
3 9 (69.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (30.77%) AIX
5 3 (23.08%) SUSE
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Low Latency
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
3 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SystemTap
2 3 (23.08%) Perl
2 3 (23.08%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) KVM
2 3 (23.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (23.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (7.69%) RHEV
3 1 (7.69%) Samba
3 1 (7.69%) Sendmail
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) BladeLogic
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle ZFS
1 5 (38.46%) Puppet
2 4 (30.77%) Ansible
2 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (15.38%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (7.69%) Control-M
4 1 (7.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Red Hat
2 9 (69.23%) HP
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) Dell
4 5 (38.46%) Veritas
5 4 (30.77%) EMC
5 4 (30.77%) IBM
5 4 (30.77%) Sun
6 2 (15.38%) BMC
7 1 (7.69%) Citrix
7 1 (7.69%) DataSynapse
7 1 (7.69%) Reuters
7 1 (7.69%) Solace
7 1 (7.69%) Splunk
7 1 (7.69%) VMware