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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
Rank 549 549 538
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 65 66 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 46 47
Median daily rate £438 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £280 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £500 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
- -0.66%
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
43899 47527 48849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.60% 94.94% 93.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 28945 30730 31404
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1518 1872 2042
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +4 45 £455 +1.11% 8
South East +9 8 £370 -8.92%
North West +8 4 £419 - 3
Yorkshire +12 3 £388 +55.10%
South West +8 2 £363 -9.93% 2
East of England +8 2 £338 -10.00% 2
North East - 1 £310 -
Unix Systems Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 137 (100.00%) Unix
2 104 (75.91%) Linux
3 77 (56.20%) Red Hat
4 76 (55.47%) Solaris
5 67 (48.91%) Finance
6 66 (48.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 45 (32.85%) Veritas
8 44 (32.12%) Oracle
9 34 (24.82%) Puppet
10 33 (24.09%) HP
11 31 (22.63%) Sun
12 30 (21.90%) SAN
12 30 (21.90%) Banking
13 27 (19.71%) AIX
14 25 (18.25%) Perl
15 24 (17.52%) VMware
16 23 (16.79%) NetBackup
17 22 (16.06%) ITIL
18 20 (14.60%) Bash Shell
19 19 (13.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 19 (13.87%) High Availability
19 19 (13.87%) NetApp
20 18 (13.14%) Cisco
20 18 (13.14%) Clustering
20 18 (13.14%) Symantec
21 17 (12.41%) Shell Script
21 17 (12.41%) LDAP
21 17 (12.41%) Ansible
22 16 (11.68%) Low Latency
22 16 (11.68%) Veritas Volume Manager

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 12 (8.76%) Apache
2 10 (7.30%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.11%) WebLogic
4 6 (4.38%) JBoss
5 5 (3.65%) iPlanet
5 5 (3.65%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (2.19%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (2.19%) Confluence
6 3 (2.19%) nginx
7 1 (0.73%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.73%) IIS
7 1 (0.73%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.95%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.65%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.19%) GitHub
4 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (21.90%) SAN
2 17 (12.41%) LDAP
3 16 (11.68%) DNS
4 12 (8.76%) TCP/IP
5 11 (8.03%) Firewall
6 10 (7.30%) NAS
7 7 (5.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (4.38%) Kerberos
9 4 (2.92%) DHCP
10 3 (2.19%) Internet
10 3 (2.19%) SSH
11 2 (1.46%) CTI
11 2 (1.46%) Network Security
11 2 (1.46%) SSL
12 1 (0.73%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.73%) FTP
12 1 (0.73%) HTTP
12 1 (0.73%) SMTP
12 1 (0.73%) SNMP
12 1 (0.73%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.30%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.46%) GIS
4 1 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.73%) MySQL
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.73%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 7 (5.11%) Jenkins
1 7 (5.11%) JIRA
1 7 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.65%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (2.19%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.19%) Subversion
4 2 (1.46%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.73%) Hudson
General
1 67 (48.91%) Finance
2 30 (21.90%) Banking
3 8 (5.84%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.38%) Financial Institution
4 6 (4.38%) Legal
5 5 (3.65%) Law
6 2 (1.46%) Advertising
7 1 (0.73%) International Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.30%) Middleware
2 5 (3.65%) J2EE
3 4 (2.92%) SAML
4 3 (2.19%) LAMP
5 2 (1.46%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.73%) Django
6 1 (0.73%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.73%) Kafka
6 1 (0.73%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.73%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.14%) Clustering
2 10 (7.30%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.57%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.11%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (5.11%) Freedom of Information
4 7 (5.11%) Freedom of Information Act
5 6 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (4.38%) Replication
6 4 (2.92%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.19%) Fintech
7 3 (2.19%) NHS
7 3 (2.19%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.73%) CMDB
8 1 (0.73%) Derivative
8 1 (0.73%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.73%) Symmetrix DMX
8 1 (0.73%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 137 (100.00%) Unix
2 104 (75.91%) Linux
3 76 (55.47%) Solaris
4 66 (48.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (19.71%) AIX
6 15 (10.95%) SUSE
7 9 (6.57%) Windows
8 8 (5.84%) HPUX
9 7 (5.11%) CentOS
9 7 (5.11%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (4.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.46%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.73%) VMS
12 1 (0.73%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.73%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.73%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.06%) ITIL
2 19 (13.87%) High Availability
3 16 (11.68%) Low Latency
4 14 (10.22%) Change Control
5 13 (9.49%) Change Management
5 13 (9.49%) Configuration Management
6 11 (8.03%) DevOps
7 10 (7.30%) Algorithmic Trading
8 9 (6.57%) Kernel Tuning
9 8 (5.84%) Problem Management
9 8 (5.84%) Project Management
10 7 (5.11%) Data Protection
10 7 (5.11%) Load Balancing
10 7 (5.11%) Migration
10 7 (5.11%) Risk Management
10 7 (5.11%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.11%) Service Management
11 6 (4.38%) Build Automation
11 6 (4.38%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (3.65%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (18.25%) Perl
2 20 (14.60%) Bash Shell
3 17 (12.41%) Shell Script
4 14 (10.22%) Python
5 8 (5.84%) PHP
5 8 (5.84%) SQL
6 7 (5.11%) Java
7 6 (4.38%) C
8 5 (3.65%) SystemTap
9 4 (2.92%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.92%) Korn
10 3 (2.19%) Bourne shell
10 3 (2.19%) C-shell
10 3 (2.19%) Ruby
11 2 (1.46%) AWK
11 2 (1.46%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.46%) sed
12 1 (0.73%) C++
12 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.73%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (9.49%) SC Cleared
1 13 (9.49%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.92%) RHCSA
3 3 (2.19%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.46%) RHCE
4 2 (1.46%) RHCT
5 1 (0.73%) CCNA
5 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.73%) Degree
5 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.73%) MCSA
5 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.19%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (13.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 16 (11.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 13 (9.49%) NFS
4 11 (8.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (7.30%) vSphere
6 7 (5.11%) KVM
6 7 (5.11%) Veritas File System
7 6 (4.38%) RHEV
8 4 (2.92%) Active Directory
8 4 (2.92%) Samba
9 2 (1.46%) FreeRADIUS
9 2 (1.46%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.73%) Firmware
10 1 (0.73%) vCloud
10 1 (0.73%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 34 (24.82%) Puppet
2 23 (16.79%) NetBackup
3 17 (12.41%) Ansible
4 10 (7.30%) Oracle RMAN
5 9 (6.57%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (5.84%) Control-M
6 8 (5.84%) Red Hat Satellite
7 7 (5.11%) Nagios
8 6 (4.38%) Oracle ZFS
8 6 (4.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (3.65%) OpenView
9 5 (3.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 3 (2.19%) OpenAM
11 2 (1.46%) BladeLogic
11 2 (1.46%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (1.46%) HP Data Protector
12 1 (0.73%) ITRS Geneos
12 1 (0.73%) QRadar
12 1 (0.73%) WSUS
Vendors
1 77 (56.20%) Red Hat
2 45 (32.85%) Veritas
3 44 (32.12%) Oracle
4 33 (24.09%) HP
5 31 (22.63%) Sun
6 24 (17.52%) VMware
7 19 (13.87%) NetApp
8 18 (13.14%) Cisco
8 18 (13.14%) Symantec
9 13 (9.49%) IBM
10 12 (8.76%) EMC
11 6 (4.38%) 3PAR
11 6 (4.38%) Splunk
12 5 (3.65%) F5
13 4 (2.92%) Brocade
13 4 (2.92%) Dell
13 4 (2.92%) ForgeRock
14 3 (2.19%) Cyber-Ark
14 3 (2.19%) MuleSoft
14 3 (2.19%) Remedy
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