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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
Rank 557 574 549
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 64 64 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 50 29
Median daily rate £400 £371 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £358
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +1.25%
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
47210 49030 46876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.82% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31067 31698 28896
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1405 1831 1932
Median hourly rate £17.10 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.01% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -5 33 £425 +15.64% 2
South West +8 10 £345 +20.00%
North West +6 7 £444 -
South East +12 5 £438 -5.40% 2
East of England +15 4 £375 +1.01%
North East - 3 £270 -
Yorkshire -2 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £425 -
Unix Systems Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 164 (100.00%) Unix
2 122 (74.39%) Linux
3 98 (59.76%) Solaris
4 78 (47.56%) Red Hat
5 76 (46.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 71 (43.29%) Finance
7 61 (37.20%) SAN
8 59 (35.98%) Banking
9 58 (35.37%) Veritas
10 47 (28.66%) Oracle
11 42 (25.61%) Shell Script
12 39 (23.78%) AIX
13 36 (21.95%) NAS
14 35 (21.34%) Perl
15 33 (20.12%) EMC
15 33 (20.12%) HP
16 32 (19.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 32 (19.51%) Puppet
17 31 (18.90%) NetApp
18 30 (18.29%) ITIL
18 30 (18.29%) Migration
19 28 (17.07%) NetBackup
20 26 (15.85%) Clustering
20 26 (15.85%) Sun
21 24 (14.63%) Data Centre
22 22 (13.41%) IBM
23 19 (11.59%) TCP/IP
23 19 (11.59%) Python
23 19 (11.59%) High Availability
24 18 (10.98%) Symantec

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 7 (4.27%) TPMS
2 6 (3.66%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.83%) Apache
4 2 (1.22%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.22%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.61%) FileNet
5 1 (0.61%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.61%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.61%) JBoss
5 1 (0.61%) Liferay
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.61%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.22%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 61 (37.20%) SAN
2 36 (21.95%) NAS
3 19 (11.59%) TCP/IP
4 15 (9.15%) Firewall
5 14 (8.54%) DNS
6 13 (7.93%) LDAP
7 7 (4.27%) DHCP
8 6 (3.66%) LAN
8 6 (3.66%) WAN
9 5 (3.05%) SSH
10 4 (2.44%) SSL
11 3 (1.83%) VPN
12 2 (1.22%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (1.22%) HTTP
12 2 (1.22%) Network Security
12 2 (1.22%) SNMP
13 1 (0.61%) BIG-IP
13 1 (0.61%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (0.61%) IPv6
13 1 (0.61%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.61%) MySQL
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.44%) JIRA
2 3 (1.83%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.22%) SonarQube
3 2 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.61%) Hudson
4 1 (0.61%) Introscope
General
1 71 (43.29%) Finance
2 59 (35.98%) Banking
3 13 (7.93%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.05%) Law
5 4 (2.44%) International Banking
6 2 (1.22%) Retail
7 1 (0.61%) Advertising
7 1 (0.61%) German Language
7 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.88%) Middleware
2 2 (1.22%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.22%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (1.22%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.61%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (0.61%) LAMP
3 1 (0.61%) SAML
3 1 (0.61%) Symfony
3 1 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.85%) Clustering
2 24 (14.63%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.49%) Replication
4 8 (4.88%) EMC VMAX
5 7 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.27%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.05%) Freedom of Information
6 5 (3.05%) Freedom of Information Act
6 5 (3.05%) HACMP
7 3 (1.83%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.22%) NHS
9 1 (0.61%) CMDB
9 1 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.61%) LPAR
9 1 (0.61%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 164 (100.00%) Unix
2 122 (74.39%) Linux
3 98 (59.76%) Solaris
4 76 (46.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (23.78%) AIX
6 16 (9.76%) Windows
7 7 (4.27%) HPUX
8 6 (3.66%) SUSE
9 5 (3.05%) CentOS
9 5 (3.05%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (3.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.29%) ITIL
1 30 (18.29%) Migration
2 19 (11.59%) High Availability
3 17 (10.37%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (9.15%) DevOps
5 14 (8.54%) Low Latency
6 13 (7.93%) Configuration Management
6 13 (7.93%) Incident Management
7 11 (6.71%) Project Management
8 9 (5.49%) Change Management
9 8 (4.88%) Data Migration
9 8 (4.88%) Risk Management
10 7 (4.27%) Open Source
10 7 (4.27%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (4.27%) Server Patching
11 6 (3.66%) Change Control
11 6 (3.66%) Load Balancing
11 6 (3.66%) Service Management
11 6 (3.66%) Virtual Environments
12 5 (3.05%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 42 (25.61%) Shell Script
2 35 (21.34%) Perl
3 19 (11.59%) Python
4 9 (5.49%) PHP
4 9 (5.49%) SQL
5 8 (4.88%) Bourne shell
6 7 (4.27%) C
6 7 (4.27%) SystemTap
7 5 (3.05%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.44%) Java
8 4 (2.44%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.44%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.83%) AWK
9 3 (1.83%) Korn
9 3 (1.83%) Ruby
9 3 (1.83%) sed
10 2 (1.22%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.61%) C#
11 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (5.49%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.22%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (19.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 17 (10.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 13 (7.93%) KVM
4 12 (7.32%) RHEV
5 10 (6.10%) Veritas File System
6 9 (5.49%) Firmware
7 8 (4.88%) NFS
7 8 (4.88%) vSphere
8 7 (4.27%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (3.05%) iptables
9 5 (3.05%) Sendmail
9 5 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (2.44%) Active Directory
10 4 (2.44%) Oracle Clusterware
10 4 (2.44%) Postfix
11 2 (1.22%) GPFS
11 2 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.61%) Samba
12 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 32 (19.51%) Puppet
2 28 (17.07%) NetBackup
3 14 (8.54%) Oracle RMAN
4 12 (7.32%) Oracle ZFS
5 10 (6.10%) Ansible
6 8 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (4.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 7 (4.27%) BladeLogic
7 7 (4.27%) Control-M
7 7 (4.27%) ITRS Geneos
7 7 (4.27%) Legato
8 5 (3.05%) OSSEC
9 4 (2.44%) Cobbler
9 4 (2.44%) Nagios
9 4 (2.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 3 (1.83%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (1.83%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (1.22%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.61%) nmon
12 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 78 (47.56%) Red Hat
2 58 (35.37%) Veritas
3 47 (28.66%) Oracle
4 33 (20.12%) EMC
4 33 (20.12%) HP
5 31 (18.90%) NetApp
6 26 (15.85%) Sun
7 22 (13.41%) IBM
8 18 (10.98%) Symantec
9 15 (9.15%) Dell
9 15 (9.15%) VMware
10 8 (4.88%) Emulex
10 8 (4.88%) Splunk
11 7 (4.27%) BMC
12 5 (3.05%) SolarWinds
13 4 (2.44%) Brocade
13 4 (2.44%) LogRhythm
13 4 (2.44%) ServiceNow
13 4 (2.44%) TippingPoint
14 3 (1.83%) 3PAR
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