The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 531 542 474
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -68
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 59 44 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.087% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.094% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 27 60
Average daily rate
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£400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £300 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.50
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 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
49243 46583 44268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.84% 92.15% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32057 28819 26941
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1828 1854 1961
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.53 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
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 England

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

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 4 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX Systems Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +27 43 £400 -3.61% 3
South East -16 10 £425 +21.42% 1
East of England +5 2 £450 +50.08%
South West -7 2 £450 +50.00% 1
Yorkshire -29 1 £440 +7.64%
North West -35 1 - -
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UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 112 (100.00%) UNIX
2 91 (81.25%) Linux
3 79 (70.54%) Red Hat
4 71 (63.39%) Solaris
5 48 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 38 (33.93%) SAN
6 38 (33.93%) Veritas
7 34 (30.36%) Perl
8 33 (29.46%) Oracle
8 33 (29.46%) Banking
9 31 (27.68%) Finance
10 25 (22.32%) Shell Script
10 25 (22.32%) IBM
10 25 (22.32%) Sun
11 23 (20.54%) HP
12 22 (19.64%) EMC
12 22 (19.64%) AIX
12 22 (19.64%) NAS
13 21 (18.75%) NFS
14 20 (17.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 19 (16.96%) NetApp
15 19 (16.96%) VMware
16 18 (16.07%) Bash Shell
16 18 (16.07%) Investment Banking
17 17 (15.18%) Puppet
17 17 (15.18%) Clustering
17 17 (15.18%) LDAP
18 16 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
19 15 (13.39%) Korn
20 14 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.68%) Apache
3 1 (0.89%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.89%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.89%) IIS
3 1 (0.89%) Confluence
3 1 (0.89%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (2.68%) MS Office
1 3 (2.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.36%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (33.93%) SAN
2 22 (19.64%) NAS
3 17 (15.18%) LDAP
4 14 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 12 (10.71%) DNS
6 10 (8.93%) SSH
7 8 (7.14%) Firewall
8 7 (6.25%) HTTP
9 6 (5.36%) SMTP
9 6 (5.36%) FTP
9 6 (5.36%) SSL
10 5 (4.46%) Internet
10 5 (4.46%) LAN
11 3 (2.68%) WAN
11 3 (2.68%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.79%) PCoIP
12 2 (1.79%) DHCP
13 1 (0.89%) Kerberos
13 1 (0.89%) SNMP
13 1 (0.89%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.04%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.68%) MySQL
3 2 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.79%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.89%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.89%) JIRA
1 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
General
1 33 (29.46%) Banking
2 31 (27.68%) Finance
3 18 (16.07%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.46%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.68%) Electronics
6 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.79%) Front Office
6 2 (1.79%) German Language
7 1 (0.89%) Advertising
7 1 (0.89%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.79%) EDI
1 2 (1.79%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (0.89%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.18%) Clustering
2 10 (8.93%) Client/Server
3 7 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.57%) CLARiiON
5 3 (2.68%) Statistics
5 3 (2.68%) HACMP
5 3 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.79%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.79%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (1.79%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (1.79%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.89%) STB
7 1 (0.89%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.89%) PKI
7 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.89%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.89%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 112 (100.00%) UNIX
2 91 (81.25%) Linux
3 71 (63.39%) Solaris
4 48 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (19.64%) AIX
6 13 (11.61%) HPUX
7 9 (8.04%) Windows
8 5 (4.46%) SUSE
9 4 (3.57%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.68%) CentOS
10 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.79%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.79%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.89%) Debian
12 1 (0.89%) zOS
12 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.89%) Tru64
12 1 (0.89%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (9.82%) Load Balancing
2 10 (8.93%) Patch Management
3 9 (8.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (7.14%) Migration
4 8 (7.14%) ITIL
5 6 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (4.46%) Change Control
6 5 (4.46%) Problem Management
6 5 (4.46%) Project Management
6 5 (4.46%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.46%) Capacity Management
7 4 (3.57%) Data Security
7 4 (3.57%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.68%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.68%) Risk Management
8 3 (2.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (1.79%) Change Management
9 2 (1.79%) MOF
9 2 (1.79%) Service Management
9 2 (1.79%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (30.36%) Perl
2 25 (22.32%) Shell Script
3 18 (16.07%) Bash Shell
4 15 (13.39%) Korn
5 7 (6.25%) Python
6 4 (3.57%) SQL
6 4 (3.57%) C
7 3 (2.68%) Bourne shell
7 3 (2.68%) C-shell
8 2 (1.79%) Java
9 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.89%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 6 (5.36%) RHCE
2 5 (4.46%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.68%) RHCA
4 2 (1.79%) MCSE
4 2 (1.79%) CCNA
4 2 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.79%) Degree
5 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.89%) VCDX
5 1 (0.89%) VCAP
5 1 (0.89%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) SLA
2 1 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (18.75%) NFS
2 20 (17.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 16 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 7 (6.25%) vSphere
5 7 (6.25%) Hyper-V
6 6 (5.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 6 (5.36%) Oracle Clusterware
7 5 (4.46%) Samba
8 4 (3.57%) RHEV
9 3 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.68%) KVM
9 3 (2.68%) Active Directory
9 3 (2.68%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.79%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.79%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.89%) GPFS
11 1 (0.89%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 17 (15.18%) Puppet
2 8 (7.14%) Oracle ZFS
2 8 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (5.36%) Tivoli
4 5 (4.46%) NetBackup
4 5 (4.46%) BladeLogic
5 3 (2.68%) yum
5 3 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.79%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.79%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (1.79%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.79%) Nagios
7 1 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.89%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.89%) OpenView
7 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 79 (70.54%) Red Hat
2 38 (33.93%) Veritas
3 33 (29.46%) Oracle
4 25 (22.32%) IBM
4 25 (22.32%) Sun
5 23 (20.54%) HP
6 22 (19.64%) EMC
7 19 (16.96%) NetApp
7 19 (16.96%) VMware
8 7 (6.25%) Microsoft
9 6 (5.36%) Cisco
9 6 (5.36%) Brocade
10 5 (4.46%) Symantec
10 5 (4.46%) BMC
11 4 (3.57%) Dell
11 4 (3.57%) 3PAR
12 3 (2.68%) Citrix
13 1 (0.89%) Informatica
13 1 (0.89%) Remedy
13 1 (0.89%) Compaq
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