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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 547 524 452
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -72
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 33 52 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.10% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.11% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 71
Average daily rate
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£425 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £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
46773 47492 40766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.43% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28857 29311 23960
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1840 1929 2115
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -15 17 £445 +22.75% 3
South East -12 10 £466 +96.00% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £338 -
East Midlands - - - -
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 3
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UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 92 (100.00%) UNIX
2 63 (68.48%) Solaris
3 45 (48.91%) Linux
4 39 (42.39%) Oracle
5 35 (38.04%) Red Hat
6 32 (34.78%) SAN
7 25 (27.17%) AIX
7 25 (27.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (26.09%) Finance
9 23 (25.00%) HP
10 21 (22.83%) Shell Script
11 20 (21.74%) NAS
12 19 (20.65%) Veritas
13 18 (19.57%) Oracle Database
14 17 (18.48%) HPUX
15 16 (17.39%) Sun
15 16 (17.39%) Banking
15 16 (17.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 14 (15.22%) Security Cleared
16 14 (15.22%) VMware
16 14 (15.22%) Clustering
16 14 (15.22%) LDAP
17 13 (14.13%) Perl
17 13 (14.13%) EMC
17 13 (14.13%) NetApp
17 13 (14.13%) Korn
17 13 (14.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 12 (13.04%) IBM
18 12 (13.04%) DNS
19 11 (11.96%) Puppet

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (10.87%) WebSphere
2 7 (7.61%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (7.61%) Apache
3 6 (6.52%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.43%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.35%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (1.09%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) MS Office
1 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (34.78%) SAN
2 20 (21.74%) NAS
3 14 (15.22%) LDAP
4 12 (13.04%) DNS
5 8 (8.70%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.26%) DMZ
6 3 (3.26%) Firewall
6 3 (3.26%) HTTPS
6 3 (3.26%) FTP
7 1 (1.09%) HTTP
7 1 (1.09%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.09%) ADSL
7 1 (1.09%) Broadband
7 1 (1.09%) DHCP
7 1 (1.09%) SSH
7 1 (1.09%) VLAN
7 1 (1.09%) Network Security
7 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.57%) Oracle Database
2 9 (9.78%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.26%) Ingres
3 3 (3.26%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.17%) MySQL
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 24 (26.09%) Finance
2 16 (17.39%) Banking
3 9 (9.78%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Retail
4 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.78%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (6.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (1.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.22%) Clustering
2 6 (6.52%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.52%) Wiki
2 6 (6.52%) Symmetrix DMX
3 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.26%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (3.26%) Freedom of Information Act
4 3 (3.26%) Replication
5 2 (2.17%) HACMP
6 1 (1.09%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.09%) AS400
6 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.09%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.09%) CMDB
6 1 (1.09%) PKI
6 1 (1.09%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.09%) Celerra
6 1 (1.09%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 92 (100.00%) UNIX
2 63 (68.48%) Solaris
3 45 (48.91%) Linux
4 25 (27.17%) AIX
4 25 (27.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (18.48%) HPUX
6 9 (9.78%) Windows
7 6 (6.52%) SUSE
8 4 (4.35%) Ubuntu
9 3 (3.26%) zOS
10 2 (2.17%) CentOS
11 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.09%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.87%) Configuration Management
2 9 (9.78%) Service Management
2 9 (9.78%) Migration
3 8 (8.70%) Project Management
4 7 (7.61%) ITIL
5 5 (5.43%) Risk Management
6 4 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.35%) Change Control
7 3 (3.26%) Data Protection
7 3 (3.26%) High Availability
8 2 (2.17%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (2.17%) DevOps
8 2 (2.17%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.17%) Change Management
9 1 (1.09%) Security Management
9 1 (1.09%) OO
9 1 (1.09%) Business Continuity Management
9 1 (1.09%) Kernel Tuning
9 1 (1.09%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.09%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.83%) Shell Script
2 13 (14.13%) Korn
2 13 (14.13%) Perl
3 7 (7.61%) Bash Shell
4 5 (5.43%) Python
5 3 (3.26%) sed
5 3 (3.26%) PHP
5 3 (3.26%) C
5 3 (3.26%) AWK
6 2 (2.17%) Java
7 1 (1.09%) SQL
7 1 (1.09%) Ruby
7 1 (1.09%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 14 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.78%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.09%) Degree
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.09%) RHCE
4 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (17.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 13 (14.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 7 (7.61%) Samba
4 5 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (4.35%) NFS
6 3 (3.26%) Active Directory
6 3 (3.26%) KVM
6 3 (3.26%) RHEV
7 1 (1.09%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (11.96%) Puppet
2 9 (9.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (8.70%) NetBackup
4 4 (4.35%) Tivoli
4 4 (4.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 4 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.17%) Nagios
5 2 (2.17%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (1.09%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (1.09%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.09%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 39 (42.39%) Oracle
2 35 (38.04%) Red Hat
3 23 (25.00%) HP
4 19 (20.65%) Veritas
5 16 (17.39%) Sun
6 14 (15.22%) VMware
7 13 (14.13%) NetApp
7 13 (14.13%) EMC
8 12 (13.04%) IBM
9 7 (7.61%) Cisco
10 4 (4.35%) Microsoft
11 3 (3.26%) Symantec
12 1 (1.09%) Brocade
12 1 (1.09%) Foundry
12 1 (1.09%) F5
12 1 (1.09%) Citrix
12 1 (1.09%) Juniper
North West
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £325.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Rate: £345.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago