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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 529 488 429
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -59
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 49 81 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.18% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 57 103
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £308 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £327
% change year-on-year
- +7.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.17%
UNIX Systems Administrator
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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
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -17 31 £400 +14.28% 4
South West -42 4 £300 - 1
North West -5 3 £430 +34.90% 1
West Midlands -18 2 £375 +8.69%
Yorkshire - 2 £409 - 4
South East -5 1 £325 -13.33%
East of England - 1 £300 - 1
UNIX Systems Administrator
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UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 100 (100.00%) UNIX
2 87 (87.00%) Linux
3 54 (54.00%) Red Hat
4 52 (52.00%) Solaris
5 44 (44.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (35.00%) Shell Script
7 34 (34.00%) Finance
8 26 (26.00%) Perl
9 23 (23.00%) TCP/IP
10 22 (22.00%) NetApp
11 21 (21.00%) SAN
11 21 (21.00%) Banking
12 20 (20.00%) VMware
12 20 (20.00%) HP
12 20 (20.00%) Oracle
12 20 (20.00%) Bash Shell
13 18 (18.00%) HPUX
14 16 (16.00%) Migration
15 15 (15.00%) Veritas
16 14 (14.00%) DNS
16 14 (14.00%) LDAP
17 13 (13.00%) AIX
17 13 (13.00%) Korn
18 12 (12.00%) Windows
18 12 (12.00%) Python
18 12 (12.00%) EMC
18 12 (12.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 11 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
19 11 (11.00%) Puppet
19 11 (11.00%) ITIL

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 8 (8.00%) Apache
2 7 (7.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.00%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.00%) nginx
5 1 (1.00%) TIBCO EMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.00%) TCP/IP
2 21 (21.00%) SAN
3 14 (14.00%) DNS
3 14 (14.00%) LDAP
4 7 (7.00%) LAN
4 7 (7.00%) WAN
5 6 (6.00%) FTP
5 6 (6.00%) Firewall
5 6 (6.00%) SSH
5 6 (6.00%) NAS
6 4 (4.00%) HTTPS
6 4 (4.00%) DMZ
7 3 (3.00%) DHCP
8 2 (2.00%) SMTP
8 2 (2.00%) HTTP
8 2 (2.00%) IMAP
8 2 (2.00%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.00%) MRTG
9 1 (1.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (2.00%) MySQL
1 2 (2.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Subversion
2 2 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.00%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 34 (34.00%) Finance
2 21 (21.00%) Banking
3 9 (9.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.00%) Retail
6 1 (1.00%) Front Office
6 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.00%) Middleware
2 4 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (1.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.00%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.00%) Oracle Exalogic
2 3 (3.00%) Symmetrix DMX
2 3 (3.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.00%) Statistics
3 2 (2.00%) Clustering
3 2 (2.00%) Open Source
4 1 (1.00%) HP StorageWorks
4 1 (1.00%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.00%) Firmware
4 1 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.00%) Equities
4 1 (1.00%) Replication
4 1 (1.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 100 (100.00%) UNIX
2 87 (87.00%) Linux
3 52 (52.00%) Solaris
4 44 (44.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (18.00%) HPUX
6 13 (13.00%) AIX
7 12 (12.00%) Windows
8 8 (8.00%) SUSE
9 5 (5.00%) Ubuntu
10 3 (3.00%) Windows XP
10 3 (3.00%) Debian
11 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (2.00%) CentOS
12 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.00%) Migration
2 11 (11.00%) ITIL
3 6 (6.00%) Change Management
3 6 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (5.00%) Release Management
4 5 (5.00%) Change Control
4 5 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (4.00%) Service Management
5 4 (4.00%) OO
6 3 (3.00%) Kernel Tuning
6 3 (3.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.00%) Market Research
6 3 (3.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (3.00%) Business Continuity
6 3 (3.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.00%) Data Security
7 2 (2.00%) DevOps
7 2 (2.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.00%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (35.00%) Shell Script
2 26 (26.00%) Perl
3 20 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 13 (13.00%) Korn
5 12 (12.00%) Python
6 7 (7.00%) Bourne shell
7 6 (6.00%) SQL
8 4 (4.00%) AWK
8 4 (4.00%) C
8 4 (4.00%) Java
8 4 (4.00%) sed
9 2 (2.00%) C-shell
10 1 (1.00%) REXX
10 1 (1.00%) JCL
10 1 (1.00%) C++
10 1 (1.00%) PHP
10 1 (1.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (9.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.00%) RHCE
4 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.00%) RHCA
4 1 (1.00%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (12.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 11 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (6.00%) NFS
5 5 (5.00%) RHEV
6 3 (3.00%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (3.00%) KVM
6 3 (3.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (2.00%) Squid
7 2 (2.00%) vSphere
7 2 (2.00%) Sendmail
7 2 (2.00%) Dovecot
8 1 (1.00%) vCloud
8 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.00%) Postfix
8 1 (1.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (11.00%) Puppet
2 4 (4.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.00%) YUM
3 3 (3.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (3.00%) Nagios
4 2 (2.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.00%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.00%) HAProxy
4 2 (2.00%) Salt
4 2 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.00%) Cacti
5 1 (1.00%) RANCID
5 1 (1.00%) Ansible
5 1 (1.00%) OpenView
5 1 (1.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 54 (54.00%) Red Hat
2 22 (22.00%) NetApp
3 20 (20.00%) VMware
3 20 (20.00%) HP
3 20 (20.00%) Oracle
4 15 (15.00%) Veritas
5 12 (12.00%) EMC
6 10 (10.00%) IBM
6 10 (10.00%) Sun
7 4 (4.00%) TIBCO
7 4 (4.00%) Cisco
8 3 (3.00%) Splunk
8 3 (3.00%) Tumbleweed
8 3 (3.00%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (3.00%) Symantec
9 2 (2.00%) Sophos
9 2 (2.00%) Sybase
9 2 (2.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.00%) CA
9 2 (2.00%) Dell
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