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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
Rank 558 571 571
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 70 63 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.12% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.12% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 48 26
Median daily rate £400 £378 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% -1.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
47501 50509 47666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.66% 95.00% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31266 32734 29347
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1481 1902 1912
Median hourly rate £17.17 £17.12 £16.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +2.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -17 44 £425 +13.33% 3
South West +21 10 £345 +20.00% 2
North West +23 4 £381 - 2
South East +7 4 £450 +5.88% 2
North East - 4 £270 -
East of England +16 3 £375 -6.25% 1
Yorkshire +4 1 - -
Unix Systems Administrator
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Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 160 (100.00%) Unix
2 123 (76.88%) Linux
3 98 (61.25%) Solaris
4 87 (54.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 80 (50.00%) Red Hat
6 69 (43.13%) Finance
7 55 (34.38%) SAN
8 53 (33.13%) Veritas
8 53 (33.13%) Banking
9 44 (27.50%) Oracle
10 43 (26.88%) AIX
11 42 (26.25%) Shell Script
12 37 (23.13%) HP
13 36 (22.50%) Perl
14 34 (21.25%) ITIL
15 33 (20.63%) Puppet
16 31 (19.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 30 (18.75%) EMC
18 28 (17.50%) NAS
19 27 (16.88%) Clustering
20 25 (15.63%) IBM
20 25 (15.63%) Sun
21 24 (15.00%) NetBackup
22 23 (14.38%) Migration
22 23 (14.38%) Data Centre
23 21 (13.13%) NetApp
24 20 (12.50%) Python
25 19 (11.88%) VMware
26 18 (11.25%) Windows
27 17 (10.63%) TCP/IP

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 6 (3.75%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.50%) Apache
3 3 (1.88%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.88%) TPMS
3 3 (1.88%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.63%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.63%) FileNet
5 1 (0.63%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.63%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.63%) JBoss
5 1 (0.63%) Liferay
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.63%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.25%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (34.38%) SAN
2 28 (17.50%) NAS
3 17 (10.63%) TCP/IP
4 16 (10.00%) DNS
5 14 (8.75%) LDAP
6 12 (7.50%) Firewall
7 7 (4.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (4.38%) DHCP
8 6 (3.75%) LAN
8 6 (3.75%) WAN
9 5 (3.13%) SSL
10 3 (1.88%) HTTP
10 3 (1.88%) SSH
10 3 (1.88%) VPN
11 2 (1.25%) CTI
11 2 (1.25%) Network Security
11 2 (1.25%) SMTP
12 1 (0.63%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.63%) Internet
12 1 (0.63%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.25%) MySQL
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.50%) JIRA
2 3 (1.88%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.25%) SonarQube
3 2 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.63%) Hudson
4 1 (0.63%) Introscope
4 1 (0.63%) Subversion
General
1 69 (43.13%) Finance
2 53 (33.13%) Banking
3 11 (6.88%) Investment Banking
4 8 (5.00%) Law
5 4 (2.50%) International Banking
6 2 (1.25%) Advertising
7 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.25%) Middleware
2 2 (1.25%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.25%) LAMP
2 2 (1.25%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (1.25%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.63%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (0.63%) SAML
3 1 (0.63%) Symfony
3 1 (0.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.88%) Clustering
2 23 (14.38%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.38%) Replication
6 6 (3.75%) Freedom of Information
6 6 (3.75%) Freedom of Information Act
7 5 (3.13%) HACMP
8 4 (2.50%) EMC VMAX
9 2 (1.25%) CMDB
9 2 (1.25%) NHS
10 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.63%) LPAR
10 1 (0.63%) Spread Betting
10 1 (0.63%) Symmetrix DMX
10 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 160 (100.00%) Unix
2 123 (76.88%) Linux
3 98 (61.25%) Solaris
4 87 (54.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 43 (26.88%) AIX
6 18 (11.25%) Windows
7 10 (6.25%) CentOS
7 10 (6.25%) SUSE
8 7 (4.38%) HPUX
8 7 (4.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 6 (3.75%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.63%) VMS
11 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (21.25%) ITIL
2 23 (14.38%) Migration
3 16 (10.00%) Low Latency
4 15 (9.38%) Configuration Management
4 15 (9.38%) DevOps
4 15 (9.38%) High Availability
5 14 (8.75%) Incident Management
6 12 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (6.88%) Project Management
8 10 (6.25%) Risk Management
9 8 (5.00%) Change Management
9 8 (5.00%) Service Management
10 7 (4.38%) Load Balancing
10 7 (4.38%) Open Source
10 7 (4.38%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (4.38%) Server Patching
11 6 (3.75%) Change Control
11 6 (3.75%) Compliance Audit
11 6 (3.75%) Data Protection
11 6 (3.75%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 42 (26.25%) Shell Script
2 36 (22.50%) Perl
3 20 (12.50%) Python
4 13 (8.13%) SQL
5 10 (6.25%) PHP
6 8 (5.00%) Bourne shell
7 7 (4.38%) C
7 7 (4.38%) SystemTap
8 4 (2.50%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.50%) Java
8 4 (2.50%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.50%) Korn
8 4 (2.50%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.50%) Ruby
9 3 (1.88%) AWK
9 3 (1.88%) sed
10 2 (1.25%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.63%) C#
11 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (8.13%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.25%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (19.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 17 (10.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 10 (6.25%) NFS
3 10 (6.25%) Veritas File System
3 10 (6.25%) vSphere
4 8 (5.00%) KVM
5 7 (4.38%) RHEV
5 7 (4.38%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (3.75%) Firmware
7 5 (3.13%) iptables
7 5 (3.13%) Sendmail
8 4 (2.50%) Active Directory
8 4 (2.50%) Oracle Clusterware
8 4 (2.50%) Postfix
9 2 (1.25%) GPFS
9 2 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.25%) Samba
9 2 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 33 (20.63%) Puppet
2 24 (15.00%) NetBackup
3 12 (7.50%) Oracle ZFS
4 11 (6.88%) Ansible
5 9 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (5.63%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 7 (4.38%) BladeLogic
7 7 (4.38%) Control-M
7 7 (4.38%) Legato
8 5 (3.13%) ITRS Geneos
8 5 (3.13%) Nagios
8 5 (3.13%) OSSEC
9 4 (2.50%) Cobbler
9 4 (2.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 3 (1.88%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (1.88%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (1.88%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (1.25%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.63%) yum
Vendors
1 80 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 53 (33.13%) Veritas
3 44 (27.50%) Oracle
4 37 (23.13%) HP
5 30 (18.75%) EMC
6 25 (15.63%) IBM
6 25 (15.63%) Sun
7 21 (13.13%) NetApp
8 19 (11.88%) VMware
9 16 (10.00%) Dell
10 13 (8.13%) Symantec
11 8 (5.00%) Cisco
11 8 (5.00%) Splunk
12 7 (4.38%) BMC
13 6 (3.75%) 3PAR
14 5 (3.13%) SolarWinds
15 4 (2.50%) Emulex
15 4 (2.50%) LogRhythm
15 4 (2.50%) ServiceNow
15 4 (2.50%) TippingPoint
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