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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 528 507 436
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -71
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 51 46 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.096% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.10% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 69
Average daily rate
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£413 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £312 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.95% -4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £27.00
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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
45428 44376 39335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.50% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27952 23212
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
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 1800 1857 2029
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -4 26 £425 +15.25% 4
South East -6 16 £466 +30.02% 2
East of England +13 6 £344 - 2
North West -21 2 £343 -19.41%
Yorkshire -15 1 £350 -6.66%
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UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 85 (100.00%) UNIX
2 53 (62.35%) Linux
3 50 (58.82%) Solaris
4 48 (56.47%) Red Hat
5 32 (37.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (35.29%) SAN
6 30 (35.29%) Oracle
7 27 (31.76%) AIX
8 21 (24.71%) HP
9 19 (22.35%) Sun
10 18 (21.18%) Perl
11 17 (20.00%) Veritas
11 17 (20.00%) Finance
11 17 (20.00%) Oracle Database
12 16 (18.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 16 (18.82%) NetApp
13 15 (17.65%) NAS
14 14 (16.47%) HPUX
15 13 (15.29%) Shell Script
15 13 (15.29%) IBM
15 13 (15.29%) Korn
15 13 (15.29%) VMware
16 11 (12.94%) Banking
16 11 (12.94%) LDAP
16 11 (12.94%) Security Cleared
16 11 (12.94%) Puppet
16 11 (12.94%) Bash Shell
17 10 (11.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 10 (11.76%) Migration
18 9 (10.59%) Clustering

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (10.59%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.35%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (2.35%) Apache
2 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.35%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.18%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (35.29%) SAN
2 15 (17.65%) NAS
3 11 (12.94%) LDAP
4 9 (10.59%) DNS
5 8 (9.41%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.53%) LAN
6 3 (3.53%) WAN
6 3 (3.53%) Firewall
7 2 (2.35%) SSH
7 2 (2.35%) VLAN
7 2 (2.35%) DHCP
7 2 (2.35%) FTP
8 1 (1.18%) HTTP
8 1 (1.18%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.18%) Intranet
8 1 (1.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.71%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.35%) MySQL
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
General
1 17 (20.00%) Finance
2 11 (12.94%) Banking
3 6 (7.06%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Publishing
4 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (2.35%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) Clustering
2 3 (3.53%) Replication
2 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.35%) Wiki
3 2 (2.35%) Symmetrix DMX
3 2 (2.35%) Statistics
3 2 (2.35%) HACMP
3 2 (2.35%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.18%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.18%) AS400
4 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.18%) PKI
4 1 (1.18%) CMDB
4 1 (1.18%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.18%) HP Superdome
4 1 (1.18%) Celerra
4 1 (1.18%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.18%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 85 (100.00%) UNIX
2 53 (62.35%) Linux
3 50 (58.82%) Solaris
4 32 (37.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (31.76%) AIX
6 14 (16.47%) HPUX
7 6 (7.06%) Windows
8 3 (3.53%) zOS
9 2 (2.35%) CentOS
9 2 (2.35%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.35%) SUSE
10 1 (1.18%) VMS
10 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.18%) Tru64
10 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.76%) Migration
2 6 (7.06%) Configuration Management
3 5 (5.88%) Service Management
3 5 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (4.71%) Change Control
4 4 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (4.71%) Project Management
5 3 (3.53%) ITIL
5 3 (3.53%) Data Security
5 3 (3.53%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.53%) High Availability
6 2 (2.35%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (2.35%) DevOps
6 2 (2.35%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.35%) Market Research
7 1 (1.18%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.18%) Change Management
7 1 (1.18%) Security Management
7 1 (1.18%) Resource Management
7 1 (1.18%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.18%) Perl
2 13 (15.29%) Shell Script
2 13 (15.29%) Korn
3 11 (12.94%) Bash Shell
4 7 (8.24%) Python
5 4 (4.71%) C
5 4 (4.71%) SQL
6 3 (3.53%) PHP
6 3 (3.53%) C-shell
7 2 (2.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (12.94%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.71%) RHCE
3 3 (3.53%) RHCA
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.18%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (18.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 10 (11.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 8 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (8.24%) NFS
5 4 (4.71%) KVM
5 4 (4.71%) Oracle Clusterware
5 4 (4.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (3.53%) RHEV
7 2 (2.35%) Samba
7 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
8 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.18%) vSphere
8 1 (1.18%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 11 (12.94%) Puppet
2 7 (8.24%) NetBackup
3 6 (7.06%) Tivoli
3 6 (7.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (2.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (1.18%) Nagios
7 1 (1.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (1.18%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.18%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 48 (56.47%) Red Hat
2 30 (35.29%) Oracle
3 21 (24.71%) HP
4 19 (22.35%) Sun
5 17 (20.00%) Veritas
6 16 (18.82%) NetApp
7 13 (15.29%) IBM
7 13 (15.29%) VMware
8 8 (9.41%) EMC
9 7 (8.24%) Cisco
10 3 (3.53%) Symantec
10 3 (3.53%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.18%) SAP
11 1 (1.18%) Remedy
11 1 (1.18%) Juniper
11 1 (1.18%) Informatica
11 1 (1.18%) Citrix
11 1 (1.18%) Compaq
11 1 (1.18%) Brocade
11 1 (1.18%) Foundry
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