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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
UK / England
Rank 513 549 549
Rank change year-on-year
+36 0
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 60 61 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.13% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 46 33
Median daily rate £450 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £370 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £398 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.88% +13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
39639 45394 45253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.07% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26042 29634 28355
Median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1412 1517 1797
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +17 36 £456 -1.35% 1
South East +22 13 £400 -5.88% 2
North West +32 7 £415 - 1
South West +7 3 £525 +35.48%
West Midlands +4 1 £450 +16.88% 1
Unix Systems Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 127 (100.00%) Unix
2 107 (84.25%) Linux
3 89 (70.08%) Red Hat
4 70 (55.12%) Solaris
5 64 (50.39%) Finance
6 56 (44.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 54 (42.52%) Veritas
8 41 (32.28%) Sun
9 38 (29.92%) Oracle
10 35 (27.56%) Puppet
11 30 (23.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 29 (22.83%) SAN
13 26 (20.47%) HP
13 26 (20.47%) Perl
13 26 (20.47%) Change Control
14 24 (18.90%) Banking
14 24 (18.90%) NetBackup
15 22 (17.32%) Change Management
15 22 (17.32%) LDAP
15 22 (17.32%) Bash Shell
15 22 (17.32%) High Availability
16 21 (16.54%) Amazon AWS
16 21 (16.54%) Veritas File System
16 21 (16.54%) Symantec
16 21 (16.54%) VMware
17 19 (14.96%) TCP/IP
17 19 (14.96%) NAS
17 19 (14.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 18 (14.17%) Ansible
19 17 (13.39%) SUSE

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 (9.45%) Apache
2 10 (7.87%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.30%) JBoss
4 6 (4.72%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.94%) iPlanet
5 5 (3.94%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (2.36%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (2.36%) Confluence
6 3 (2.36%) nginx
7 1 (0.79%) IIS
7 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.79%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 21 (16.54%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.30%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.36%) GitHub
4 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (22.83%) SAN
2 22 (17.32%) LDAP
3 19 (14.96%) NAS
3 19 (14.96%) TCP/IP
4 17 (13.39%) DNS
5 9 (7.09%) Firewall
5 9 (7.09%) Kerberos
6 6 (4.72%) SSH
7 5 (3.94%) FTP
8 4 (3.15%) DHCP
8 4 (3.15%) Internet
9 3 (2.36%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (2.36%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.57%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.79%) InfiniBand
11 1 (0.79%) LAN
11 1 (0.79%) NX-OS
11 1 (0.79%) SSL
11 1 (0.79%) VPN
11 1 (0.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.36%) GIS
2 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.36%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.57%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.79%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 15 (11.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (6.30%) JIRA
3 4 (3.15%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.36%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.57%) Subversion
General
1 64 (50.39%) Finance
2 24 (18.90%) Banking
3 14 (11.02%) Legal
4 12 (9.45%) Financial Institution
5 7 (5.51%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Electronics
6 1 (0.79%) Front Office
6 1 (0.79%) Games
6 1 (0.79%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
6 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.51%) Middleware
2 5 (3.94%) J2EE
3 4 (3.15%) SAML
4 2 (1.57%) LAMP
5 1 (0.79%) Django
5 1 (0.79%) Kafka
5 1 (0.79%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.39%) Enterprise Storage
2 12 (9.45%) Clustering
3 7 (5.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (3.94%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.15%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.15%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.36%) EMC VNX
6 3 (2.36%) Fintech
6 3 (2.36%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (1.57%) CLARiiON
7 2 (1.57%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.57%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.79%) Derivative
8 1 (0.79%) NHS
8 1 (0.79%) Online Games
8 1 (0.79%) Replication
8 1 (0.79%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 127 (100.00%) Unix
2 107 (84.25%) Linux
3 70 (55.12%) Solaris
4 56 (44.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (13.39%) SUSE
6 14 (11.02%) AIX
7 7 (5.51%) Windows
8 6 (4.72%) HPUX
9 4 (3.15%) CentOS
9 4 (3.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.57%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.57%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.57%) Windows Server
10 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.79%) VMS
11 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.47%) Change Control
2 22 (17.32%) Change Management
2 22 (17.32%) High Availability
3 16 (12.60%) Configuration Management
4 15 (11.81%) Problem Management
4 15 (11.81%) Service Delivery
5 14 (11.02%) ITIL
6 13 (10.24%) Migration
7 12 (9.45%) Low Latency
8 11 (8.66%) Kernel Tuning
9 9 (7.09%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (7.09%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (6.30%) ITIL V3
10 8 (6.30%) Load Balancing
10 8 (6.30%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (4.72%) Algorithmic Trading
11 6 (4.72%) Service Management
12 5 (3.94%) DevOps
12 5 (3.94%) Project Management
12 5 (3.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.47%) Perl
2 22 (17.32%) Bash Shell
3 14 (11.02%) Shell Script
4 11 (8.66%) Python
5 5 (3.94%) Java
5 5 (3.94%) Korn
6 3 (2.36%) Bourne shell
6 3 (2.36%) C-shell
6 3 (2.36%) SQL
6 3 (2.36%) SystemTap
7 1 (0.79%) C++
7 1 (0.79%) PHP
7 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (3.94%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (3.94%) RHCSA
2 4 (3.15%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.15%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.57%) RHCE
3 2 (1.57%) RHCT
4 1 (0.79%) CCNA
4 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.79%) Degree
4 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.79%) MCSA
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.36%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (23.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 21 (16.54%) Veritas File System
3 19 (14.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 17 (13.39%) NFS
5 9 (7.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (5.51%) Active Directory
7 5 (3.94%) Samba
7 5 (3.94%) vSphere
8 4 (3.15%) KVM
9 3 (2.36%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.57%) FreeRADIUS
10 2 (1.57%) Hyper-V
10 2 (1.57%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.79%) Gluster
11 1 (0.79%) GPFS
11 1 (0.79%) LXC
11 1 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.79%) SRDF
11 1 (0.79%) vCloud
11 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (27.56%) Puppet
2 24 (18.90%) NetBackup
3 18 (14.17%) Ansible
4 11 (8.66%) Red Hat Satellite
5 8 (6.30%) Nagios
6 6 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (3.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 4 (3.15%) OpenView
9 3 (2.36%) OpenAM
9 3 (2.36%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (2.36%) Oracle ZFS
9 3 (2.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (2.36%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 2 (1.57%) BladeLogic
10 2 (1.57%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (1.57%) Control-M
10 2 (1.57%) EMC Navisphere
10 2 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (1.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 89 (70.08%) Red Hat
2 54 (42.52%) Veritas
3 41 (32.28%) Sun
4 38 (29.92%) Oracle
5 26 (20.47%) HP
6 21 (16.54%) Symantec
6 21 (16.54%) VMware
7 16 (12.60%) Cisco
8 14 (11.02%) EMC
9 13 (10.24%) NetApp
10 12 (9.45%) IBM
11 8 (6.30%) Splunk
12 5 (3.94%) 3PAR
12 5 (3.94%) F5
13 4 (3.15%) Brocade
13 4 (3.15%) CyberArk
13 4 (3.15%) ForgeRock
14 3 (2.36%) MuleSoft
15 2 (1.57%) BMC
15 2 (1.57%) Remedy
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