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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
Rank 520 537 497
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 61 48 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 39 52
Average daily rate £425 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £504 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £333
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
43990 43968 42850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.47% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28696 27774 25794
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1544 1773 1919
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Systems Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +20 38 £475 +16.92% 7
South East +15 11 £425 +30.76%
West Midlands -21 4 £385 +10.00%
East Midlands -4 2 £388 -
North West -9 2 - - 1
South West -11 2 £400 -12.80%
Yorkshire -14 2 £281 -37.50% 1
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Unix Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 134 (100.00%) Unix
2 112 (83.58%) Linux
3 81 (60.45%) Red Hat
4 67 (50.00%) Solaris
5 65 (48.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 54 (40.30%) Finance
7 53 (39.55%) Veritas
8 47 (35.07%) Perl
9 44 (32.84%) SAN
10 42 (31.34%) Banking
11 40 (29.85%) Oracle
12 35 (26.12%) Puppet
13 33 (24.63%) NFS
14 29 (21.64%) Sun
14 29 (21.64%) Shell Script
14 29 (21.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 29 (21.64%) Investment Banking
15 27 (20.15%) AIX
16 26 (19.40%) HP
17 25 (18.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 24 (17.91%) Bash Shell
19 22 (16.42%) IBM
19 22 (16.42%) TCP/IP
20 21 (15.67%) NAS
20 21 (15.67%) EMC
21 20 (14.93%) VMware
22 18 (13.43%) Clustering
22 18 (13.43%) Disaster Recovery
22 18 (13.43%) Python
22 18 (13.43%) LDAP

Unix Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (2.24%) Apache
1 3 (2.24%) JBoss
1 3 (2.24%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.49%) Drupal
2 2 (1.49%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (1.49%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.75%) CMS
3 1 (0.75%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (0.75%) TPMS
3 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Sentinel
2 2 (1.49%) Magento
3 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (32.84%) SAN
2 22 (16.42%) TCP/IP
3 21 (15.67%) NAS
4 18 (13.43%) LDAP
5 16 (11.94%) DNS
6 11 (8.21%) SSH
7 9 (6.72%) Firewall
8 5 (3.73%) FTP
9 4 (2.99%) HTTP
9 4 (2.99%) Kerberos
10 3 (2.24%) SNMP
11 2 (1.49%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.75%) ATM
12 1 (0.75%) DHCP
12 1 (0.75%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.75%) IMAP
12 1 (0.75%) IPv6
12 1 (0.75%) LAN
12 1 (0.75%) VLAN
12 1 (0.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.99%) DB2
2 3 (2.24%) MySQL
2 3 (2.24%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.75%) OLTP
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.75%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Subversion
2 3 (2.24%) JIRA
3 2 (1.49%) Ant
3 2 (1.49%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.49%) Jenkins
General
1 54 (40.30%) Finance
2 42 (31.34%) Banking
3 29 (21.64%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.49%) Electronics
5 2 (1.49%) Front Office
5 2 (1.49%) Retail
6 1 (0.75%) Advertising
6 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.99%) Web Services
2 2 (1.49%) J2EE
3 1 (0.75%) CGI
3 1 (0.75%) CSS
3 1 (0.75%) EDI
3 1 (0.75%) HTML
3 1 (0.75%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.75%) XHTML
3 1 (0.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.43%) Clustering
2 12 (8.96%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.48%) Client/Server
4 6 (4.48%) CMDB
5 5 (3.73%) User Experience
6 4 (2.99%) CLARiiON
6 4 (2.99%) HACMP
6 4 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.99%) Replication
7 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.75%) EFT
8 1 (0.75%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.75%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 134 (100.00%) Unix
2 112 (83.58%) Linux
3 67 (50.00%) Solaris
4 65 (48.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (20.15%) AIX
6 12 (8.96%) SUSE
7 9 (6.72%) HPUX
7 9 (6.72%) Windows
8 3 (2.24%) CentOS
9 2 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.49%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.75%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.75%) Debian
10 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (11.94%) Patch Management
3 14 (10.45%) ITIL
4 12 (8.96%) High Availability
4 12 (8.96%) Migration
5 11 (8.21%) Performance Analysis
6 10 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (6.72%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (6.72%) Service Management
8 7 (5.22%) DevOps
8 7 (5.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (4.48%) Capacity Management
9 6 (4.48%) Configuration Management
9 6 (4.48%) Line Management
9 6 (4.48%) Load Balancing
9 6 (4.48%) Performance Management
9 6 (4.48%) Problem Management
9 6 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (3.73%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (3.73%) Kernel Tuning
Programming Languages
1 47 (35.07%) Perl
2 29 (21.64%) Shell Script
3 24 (17.91%) Bash Shell
4 18 (13.43%) Python
5 10 (7.46%) SQL
6 9 (6.72%) Korn
7 8 (5.97%) Bourne shell
8 7 (5.22%) C-shell
9 6 (4.48%) PHP
10 5 (3.73%) Java
10 5 (3.73%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.24%) C
12 2 (1.49%) AWK
12 2 (1.49%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.49%) Ruby
13 1 (0.75%) sed
Qualifications
1 9 (6.72%) SC Cleared
1 9 (6.72%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.75%) Degree
2 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.75%) LPIC
2 1 (0.75%) MCSE
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.75%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.97%) SLA
2 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (24.63%) NFS
2 29 (21.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 25 (18.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 10 (7.46%) RHEV
4 10 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (5.97%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (4.48%) VMware ESX
7 5 (3.73%) Samba
8 4 (2.99%) KVM
9 3 (2.24%) Veritas File System
10 2 (1.49%) Active Directory
10 2 (1.49%) GPFS
10 2 (1.49%) vSphere
11 1 (0.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 35 (26.12%) Puppet
2 11 (8.21%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.22%) NetBackup
4 6 (4.48%) Oracle ZFS
5 5 (3.73%) Ansible
5 5 (3.73%) Control-M
5 5 (3.73%) yum
6 4 (2.99%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (2.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (2.24%) BladeLogic
7 3 (2.24%) OpenView
8 2 (1.49%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (1.49%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (1.49%) vRealize
9 1 (0.75%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.75%) Nagios
9 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.75%) Xymon
Vendors
1 81 (60.45%) Red Hat
2 53 (39.55%) Veritas
3 40 (29.85%) Oracle
4 29 (21.64%) Sun
5 26 (19.40%) HP
6 22 (16.42%) IBM
7 21 (15.67%) EMC
8 20 (14.93%) VMware
9 9 (6.72%) Brocade
10 8 (5.97%) Splunk
11 7 (5.22%) Cisco
11 7 (5.22%) Cognizant
11 7 (5.22%) NetApp
12 6 (4.48%) 3PAR
13 5 (3.73%) Microsoft
13 5 (3.73%) ServiceNow
14 4 (2.99%) BMC
14 4 (2.99%) Cyber-Ark
14 4 (2.99%) New Relic
15 2 (1.49%) hybris
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