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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 525 482 430
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -52
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 31 64 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 43 62
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£363 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £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
43519 42217 37082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.59% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 27035 25524 21725
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1679 1808 2037
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -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 5 March 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 5 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -44 12 £419 +4.68% 5
South West -8 5 £338 +5.46%
Yorkshire - 5 £450 - 2
South East -19 3 £275 +15.78% 2
North West - 3 £363 -
West Midlands - 3 £350 -
East of England - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
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UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 91 (100.00%) UNIX
2 66 (72.53%) Solaris
3 54 (59.34%) Linux
4 35 (38.46%) Red Hat
5 30 (32.97%) SAN
6 29 (31.87%) Oracle
7 28 (30.77%) Finance
8 27 (29.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (27.47%) Shell Script
10 23 (25.27%) AIX
11 20 (21.98%) HP
11 20 (21.98%) Banking
12 18 (19.78%) EMC
13 17 (18.68%) Veritas
13 17 (18.68%) Perl
13 17 (18.68%) Clustering
14 16 (17.58%) Sun
14 16 (17.58%) DNS
14 16 (17.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 16 (17.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 15 (16.48%) Security Cleared
15 15 (16.48%) VMware
15 15 (16.48%) Korn
16 14 (15.38%) SUSE
16 14 (15.38%) IBM
16 14 (15.38%) HPUX
16 14 (15.38%) Oracle Database
17 13 (14.29%) Configuration Management
18 12 (13.19%) TCP/IP
18 12 (13.19%) LDAP

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 12 (13.19%) WebSphere
2 8 (8.79%) Apache
2 8 (8.79%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (5.49%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.40%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.40%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (1.10%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MS Office
1 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (32.97%) SAN
2 16 (17.58%) DNS
3 12 (13.19%) TCP/IP
3 12 (13.19%) LDAP
3 12 (13.19%) NAS
4 4 (4.40%) Firewall
4 4 (4.40%) HTTPS
4 4 (4.40%) FTP
5 3 (3.30%) DMZ
6 2 (2.20%) SSH
6 2 (2.20%) DHCP
7 1 (1.10%) PuTTY
7 1 (1.10%) HTTP
7 1 (1.10%) ADSL
7 1 (1.10%) Broadband
7 1 (1.10%) Internet
7 1 (1.10%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 9 (9.89%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (5.49%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.49%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.40%) Ingres
5 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.10%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Subversion
2 1 (1.10%) PHPUnit
General
1 28 (30.77%) Finance
2 20 (21.98%) Banking
3 11 (12.09%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.40%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.10%) Retail
5 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.09%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (6.59%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 4 (4.40%) XML
4 2 (2.20%) Web Services
5 1 (1.10%) Laravel
5 1 (1.10%) CSS
5 1 (1.10%) JDBC
5 1 (1.10%) HTML
5 1 (1.10%) CGI
5 1 (1.10%) DAO
5 1 (1.10%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.68%) Clustering
2 9 (9.89%) Symmetrix DMX
3 8 (8.79%) Wiki
4 5 (5.49%) Replication
5 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.40%) Oracle Exalogic
6 3 (3.30%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.30%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.10%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.10%) CMDB
7 1 (1.10%) Celerra
7 1 (1.10%) AS400
7 1 (1.10%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 91 (100.00%) UNIX
2 66 (72.53%) Solaris
3 54 (59.34%) Linux
4 27 (29.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (25.27%) AIX
6 14 (15.38%) SUSE
6 14 (15.38%) HPUX
7 8 (8.79%) Windows
8 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.20%) zOS
8 2 (2.20%) VMS
8 2 (2.20%) CentOS
9 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.10%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 12 (13.19%) Migration
3 11 (12.09%) Service Management
4 10 (10.99%) ITIL
5 6 (6.59%) Change Management
5 6 (6.59%) OO
6 5 (5.49%) Project Management
7 4 (4.40%) Risk Management
7 4 (4.40%) High Availability
8 3 (3.30%) Data Protection
9 2 (2.20%) DevOps
9 2 (2.20%) Change Control
10 1 (1.10%) Performance Improvement
10 1 (1.10%) Problem Management
10 1 (1.10%) Kernel Tuning
10 1 (1.10%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.10%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (1.10%) Fault Management
10 1 (1.10%) Data Migration
10 1 (1.10%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 25 (27.47%) Shell Script
2 17 (18.68%) Perl
3 15 (16.48%) Korn
4 6 (6.59%) Java
4 6 (6.59%) PHP
4 6 (6.59%) Bash Shell
5 5 (5.49%) C
6 3 (3.30%) sed
6 3 (3.30%) Python
6 3 (3.30%) AWK
7 1 (1.10%) SQL
7 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (16.48%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.89%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.20%) RHCE
3 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.20%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) RHCSA
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.10%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (17.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 16 (17.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (7.69%) Samba
3 5 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.49%) KVM
3 5 (5.49%) RHEV
4 4 (4.40%) NFS
5 3 (3.30%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.20%) vSphere
7 1 (1.10%) vCloud
7 1 (1.10%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 9 (9.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 9 (9.89%) Puppet
2 7 (7.69%) NetBackup
3 4 (4.40%) Tivoli
3 4 (4.40%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 3 (3.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (2.20%) Nagios
5 2 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.10%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.10%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (1.10%) Ansible
6 1 (1.10%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.10%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.10%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 35 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 29 (31.87%) Oracle
3 20 (21.98%) HP
4 18 (19.78%) EMC
5 17 (18.68%) Veritas
6 16 (17.58%) Sun
7 15 (16.48%) VMware
8 14 (15.38%) IBM
9 10 (10.99%) NetApp
10 3 (3.30%) Cisco
10 3 (3.30%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.10%) F5
11 1 (1.10%) Foundry
11 1 (1.10%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.10%) Juniper
11 1 (1.10%) Symantec
11 1 (1.10%) BMC
11 1 (1.10%) Brocade
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