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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 512 466 432
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -34
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 51 73 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 58 58
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£400 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £345 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.07% -13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
42674 41220 37638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.60% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27249 25109 21792
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1679 1871 2280
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -50 14 £413 +3.12% 1
South West -11 11 £459 +43.35% 1
Yorkshire -1 9 £450 -
West Midlands - 8 £350 -
South East - 6 £363 - 2
North West -2 2 £319 -20.31%
East Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - - - - 1
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UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 106 (100.00%) UNIX
2 73 (68.87%) Solaris
3 71 (66.98%) Linux
4 40 (37.74%) Red Hat
5 39 (36.79%) Finance
6 35 (33.02%) Shell Script
7 32 (30.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (28.30%) SAN
9 26 (24.53%) Perl
10 25 (23.58%) Banking
11 24 (22.64%) Oracle
12 23 (21.70%) AIX
12 23 (21.70%) EMC
13 21 (19.81%) HP
14 20 (18.87%) Veritas
15 19 (17.92%) Migration
15 19 (17.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 19 (17.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 18 (16.98%) SUSE
16 18 (16.98%) IBM
17 17 (16.04%) Clustering
18 16 (15.09%) Korn
18 16 (15.09%) DNS
19 15 (14.15%) TCP/IP
19 15 (14.15%) Sun
19 15 (14.15%) ITIL
20 14 (13.21%) HPUX
20 14 (13.21%) Investment Banking
20 14 (13.21%) VMware
20 14 (13.21%) Security Cleared

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 11 (10.38%) WebSphere
2 8 (7.55%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.60%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (6.60%) Apache
4 6 (5.66%) WebLogic
5 5 (4.72%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.77%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.94%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) MS Office
1 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (28.30%) SAN
2 16 (15.09%) DNS
3 15 (14.15%) TCP/IP
4 12 (11.32%) LDAP
5 10 (9.43%) NAS
6 4 (3.77%) Firewall
6 4 (3.77%) HTTPS
6 4 (3.77%) FTP
7 3 (2.83%) DMZ
8 2 (1.89%) SSH
9 1 (0.94%) DHCP
9 1 (0.94%) ADSL
9 1 (0.94%) Broadband
9 1 (0.94%) LAN
9 1 (0.94%) WAN
9 1 (0.94%) Internet
9 1 (0.94%) VLAN
9 1 (0.94%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.94%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.38%) Oracle Database
2 7 (6.60%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (4.72%) RDBMS
3 5 (4.72%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.77%) Ingres
5 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.94%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Subversion
2 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.94%) PHPUnit
General
1 39 (36.79%) Finance
2 25 (23.58%) Banking
3 14 (13.21%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.66%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.94%) Front Office
5 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.94%) Retail
5 1 (0.94%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.38%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (5.66%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 6 (5.66%) XML
3 1 (0.94%) HTML
3 1 (0.94%) CSS
3 1 (0.94%) JDBC
3 1 (0.94%) Web Services
3 1 (0.94%) CGI
3 1 (0.94%) Middleware
3 1 (0.94%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.94%) DAO
3 1 (0.94%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.04%) Clustering
2 10 (9.43%) Symmetrix DMX
3 8 (7.55%) Wiki
4 6 (5.66%) Oracle Exalogic
5 5 (4.72%) Replication
6 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.83%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (2.83%) Freedom of Information Act
6 3 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.94%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.94%) Equities
7 1 (0.94%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.94%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.94%) AS400
7 1 (0.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.94%) Statistics
7 1 (0.94%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 106 (100.00%) UNIX
2 73 (68.87%) Solaris
3 71 (66.98%) Linux
4 32 (30.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (21.70%) AIX
6 18 (16.98%) SUSE
7 14 (13.21%) HPUX
8 7 (6.60%) Windows
9 2 (1.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.89%) CentOS
9 2 (1.89%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.89%) zOS
9 2 (1.89%) VMS
10 1 (0.94%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.94%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.92%) Migration
2 15 (14.15%) ITIL
3 13 (12.26%) Configuration Management
4 11 (10.38%) Service Management
5 8 (7.55%) Change Management
5 8 (7.55%) OO
6 5 (4.72%) Project Management
7 4 (3.77%) Change Control
7 4 (3.77%) High Availability
7 4 (3.77%) Risk Management
8 3 (2.83%) Data Protection
8 3 (2.83%) Problem Management
9 1 (0.94%) Six Sigma
9 1 (0.94%) Validation
9 1 (0.94%) MVC
9 1 (0.94%) Data Security
9 1 (0.94%) Security Management
9 1 (0.94%) Service Delivery
9 1 (0.94%) Fault Management
9 1 (0.94%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 35 (33.02%) Shell Script
2 26 (24.53%) Perl
3 16 (15.09%) Korn
4 12 (11.32%) Bash Shell
5 10 (9.43%) Python
6 8 (7.55%) Java
7 6 (5.66%) C
8 5 (4.72%) PHP
9 3 (2.83%) AWK
9 3 (2.83%) sed
10 2 (1.89%) Ruby
10 2 (1.89%) SQL
11 1 (0.94%) C++
11 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.94%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 14 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.49%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.94%) RHCE
4 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.94%) Degree
System Software
1 19 (17.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 19 (17.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (6.60%) Samba
3 5 (4.72%) NFS
3 5 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.72%) KVM
3 5 (4.72%) RHEV
4 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.94%) Postfix
5 1 (0.94%) vSphere
5 1 (0.94%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (9.43%) Puppet
2 7 (6.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (6.60%) NetBackup
3 5 (4.72%) Tivoli
4 4 (3.77%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 4 (3.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.89%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (1.89%) Nagios
6 1 (0.94%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.94%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.94%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.94%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.94%) Ansible
Vendors
1 40 (37.74%) Red Hat
2 24 (22.64%) Oracle
3 23 (21.70%) EMC
4 21 (19.81%) HP
5 20 (18.87%) Veritas
6 18 (16.98%) IBM
7 15 (14.15%) Sun
8 14 (13.21%) VMware
9 13 (12.26%) NetApp
10 3 (2.83%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.94%) Juniper
11 1 (0.94%) Symantec
11 1 (0.94%) BMC
11 1 (0.94%) F5
11 1 (0.94%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.94%) Foundry
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