The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England 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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
Rank 535 563 537
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 102 50 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.099% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 39 31
Median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £324 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £357 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.12% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 -
Unix Systems Administrator
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48428 48067 47032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.01% 94.75% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 31953 29679 29276
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1367 1934 1971
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

Unix Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Unix Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in England

Unix Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Unix Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in England

Unix Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix Systems Administrator across the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Unix Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in England

Unix Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Unix Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in England

Unix Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Systems Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +8 46 £450 +5.88% 3
South East +4 31 £425 -8.70% 1
South West - 8 £375 - 1
East of England +12 6 £325 - 1
North West -11 4 £450 +27.65% 1
North East - 4 - -
West Midlands - 2 £375 -
Yorkshire -1 1 £430 +32.15%
Unix Systems Administrator
UK

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 England region featuring Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 166 (100.00%) Unix
2 133 (80.12%) Linux
3 91 (54.82%) Solaris
4 82 (49.40%) Red Hat
5 78 (46.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 75 (45.18%) Finance
7 70 (42.17%) SAN
8 66 (39.76%) Veritas
9 55 (33.13%) Banking
10 51 (30.72%) Shell Script
11 47 (28.31%) Perl
12 41 (24.70%) NAS
13 40 (24.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 39 (23.49%) AIX
15 37 (22.29%) Oracle
15 37 (22.29%) Migration
16 36 (21.69%) Clustering
16 36 (21.69%) Puppet
17 32 (19.28%) EMC
18 29 (17.47%) HP
18 29 (17.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 28 (16.87%) TCP/IP
20 27 (16.27%) Sun
20 27 (16.27%) NetApp
21 26 (15.66%) ITIL
22 24 (14.46%) Python
22 24 (14.46%) IBM
22 24 (14.46%) Data Centre
23 22 (13.25%) Disaster Recovery
24 21 (12.65%) NFS

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 8 (4.82%) TPMS
2 5 (3.01%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.81%) Apache
4 2 (1.20%) JBoss
5 1 (0.60%) CMS
5 1 (0.60%) FileNet
5 1 (0.60%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (42.17%) SAN
2 41 (24.70%) NAS
3 28 (16.87%) TCP/IP
4 20 (12.05%) DNS
5 16 (9.64%) LDAP
6 14 (8.43%) Firewall
7 7 (4.22%) DHCP
8 6 (3.61%) LAN
8 6 (3.61%) WAN
9 5 (3.01%) SSH
10 3 (1.81%) HTTP
10 3 (1.81%) SSL
10 3 (1.81%) VPN
11 2 (1.20%) Internet
11 2 (1.20%) SNMP
12 1 (0.60%) BIG-IP
12 1 (0.60%) IMAP
12 1 (0.60%) IPsec
12 1 (0.60%) IPv6
12 1 (0.60%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.20%) MySQL
3 1 (0.60%) DB2
3 1 (0.60%) OLTP
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.60%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 4 (2.41%) JIRA
2 1 (0.60%) Subversion
General
1 75 (45.18%) Finance
2 55 (33.13%) Banking
3 17 (10.24%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.81%) Law
5 2 (1.20%) Retail
5 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.60%) Electronics
6 1 (0.60%) German Language
6 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.41%) Web Services
2 3 (1.81%) Middleware
2 3 (1.81%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.60%) CGI
3 1 (0.60%) CSS
3 1 (0.60%) HTML
3 1 (0.60%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (0.60%) J2EE
3 1 (0.60%) LAMP
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.60%) SAML
3 1 (0.60%) Symfony
3 1 (0.60%) XHTML
3 1 (0.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (21.69%) Clustering
2 24 (14.46%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.42%) EMC VMAX
3 9 (5.42%) HACMP
3 9 (5.42%) Replication
4 8 (4.82%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.01%) CMDB
6 5 (3.01%) User Experience
7 3 (1.81%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.20%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.20%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.60%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.60%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 166 (100.00%) Unix
2 133 (80.12%) Linux
3 91 (54.82%) Solaris
4 78 (46.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (23.49%) AIX
6 15 (9.04%) Windows
7 7 (4.22%) HPUX
7 7 (4.22%) SUSE
8 4 (2.41%) CentOS
9 3 (1.81%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.20%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.20%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.29%) Migration
2 26 (15.66%) ITIL
3 22 (13.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (12.05%) High Availability
5 15 (9.04%) Configuration Management
5 15 (9.04%) DevOps
6 12 (7.23%) Performance Monitoring
7 10 (6.02%) Change Management
8 9 (5.42%) Data Migration
8 9 (5.42%) Service Management
9 8 (4.82%) Incident Management
10 7 (4.22%) Load Balancing
10 7 (4.22%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (4.22%) Project Management
10 7 (4.22%) Server Patching
11 6 (3.61%) Open Source
12 5 (3.01%) Change Control
12 5 (3.01%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (3.01%) Low Latency
12 5 (3.01%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (30.72%) Shell Script
2 47 (28.31%) Perl
3 24 (14.46%) Python
4 9 (5.42%) Bourne shell
4 9 (5.42%) PHP
5 8 (4.82%) Bash Shell
5 8 (4.82%) SQL
6 6 (3.61%) C
6 6 (3.61%) Korn
7 4 (2.41%) C-shell
8 3 (1.81%) AWK
8 3 (1.81%) Java
8 3 (1.81%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.20%) sed
9 2 (1.20%) SystemTap
10 1 (0.60%) C#
10 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (4.82%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.20%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (0.60%) Degree
4 1 (0.60%) MCSE
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.81%) SLA
2 2 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (24.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 29 (17.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 21 (12.65%) NFS
4 13 (7.83%) RHEV
4 13 (7.83%) Veritas File System
5 12 (7.23%) KVM
6 9 (5.42%) Firmware
7 8 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (3.61%) vSphere
9 5 (3.01%) Active Directory
10 4 (2.41%) GPFS
10 4 (2.41%) iptables
10 4 (2.41%) Oracle Clusterware
10 4 (2.41%) Sendmail
10 4 (2.41%) VMware ESX
11 3 (1.81%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (1.81%) Postfix
12 1 (0.60%) Samba
12 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 36 (21.69%) Puppet
2 20 (12.05%) NetBackup
3 11 (6.63%) Oracle ZFS
4 9 (5.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (4.22%) Control-M
5 7 (4.22%) Legato
5 7 (4.22%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (3.01%) ITRS Geneos
7 4 (2.41%) Ansible
7 4 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.41%) OSSEC
7 4 (2.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 3 (1.81%) BladeLogic
8 3 (1.81%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (1.81%) Cobbler
8 3 (1.81%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (1.81%) Nagios
9 2 (1.20%) vRealize
10 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.60%) Xymon
Vendors
1 82 (49.40%) Red Hat
2 66 (39.76%) Veritas
3 37 (22.29%) Oracle
4 32 (19.28%) EMC
5 29 (17.47%) HP
6 27 (16.27%) NetApp
6 27 (16.27%) Sun
7 24 (14.46%) IBM
8 15 (9.04%) VMware
9 11 (6.63%) Dell
10 9 (5.42%) Emulex
10 9 (5.42%) Splunk
11 8 (4.82%) Symantec
12 6 (3.61%) BMC
12 6 (3.61%) ServiceNow
13 4 (2.41%) 3PAR
13 4 (2.41%) Brocade
13 4 (2.41%) New Relic
13 4 (2.41%) SolarWinds
14 3 (1.81%) TippingPoint
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheltenham
aap3
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Camberley
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago