The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 511 440 490
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +50
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 55 89 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.22% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 71 44
Average daily rate £363 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £27.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -32.50%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48348 40743 51574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.32% 92.77% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 29873 23952 29018
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1966 2112 2464
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.13 £19.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
UNIX Systems Administrator
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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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -68 40 £369 -7.81% 8
West Midlands -4 4 £375 +11.94%
South East -15 3 £238 -25.19%
North West -22 1 £425 +13.33%
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
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UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 131 (100.00%) UNIX
2 100 (76.34%) Linux
3 93 (70.99%) Solaris
4 81 (61.83%) Red Hat
5 62 (47.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 56 (42.75%) Veritas
7 55 (41.98%) SAN
8 42 (32.06%) Finance
9 38 (29.01%) DNS
10 35 (26.72%) Perl
11 34 (25.95%) Oracle
11 34 (25.95%) Shell Script
12 33 (25.19%) Banking
13 29 (22.14%) Apache
13 29 (22.14%) NFS
14 28 (21.37%) Puppet
15 26 (19.85%) LDAP
15 26 (19.85%) ITIL
15 26 (19.85%) Migration
16 24 (18.32%) Sun
16 24 (18.32%) EMC
17 23 (17.56%) HP
17 23 (17.56%) VMware
18 21 (16.03%) TCP/IP
18 21 (16.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
19 19 (14.50%) Investment Banking
20 18 (13.74%) DHCP
20 18 (13.74%) Tomcat
21 16 (12.21%) VMware Infrastructure
22 15 (11.45%) Java

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 29 (22.14%) Apache
2 18 (13.74%) Tomcat
3 12 (9.16%) Oracle Application Server
3 12 (9.16%) WebLogic
4 6 (4.58%) GlassFish
5 3 (2.29%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.53%) IIS
6 2 (1.53%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.76%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (41.98%) SAN
2 38 (29.01%) DNS
3 26 (19.85%) LDAP
4 21 (16.03%) TCP/IP
5 18 (13.74%) DHCP
6 15 (11.45%) HTTP
7 14 (10.69%) SSH
8 12 (9.16%) NAS
9 9 (6.87%) FTP
10 7 (5.34%) SSL
10 7 (5.34%) SMTP
11 5 (3.82%) Firewall
11 5 (3.82%) SNMP
12 4 (3.05%) LAN
12 4 (3.05%) WAN
13 3 (2.29%) Internet
13 3 (2.29%) VPN
14 2 (1.53%) tcpdump
14 2 (1.53%) iSCSI
14 2 (1.53%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.69%) Oracle Database
2 11 (8.40%) Oracle Database 10g
2 11 (8.40%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (3.05%) MySQL
3 4 (3.05%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (1.53%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.76%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.29%) Hudson
2 3 (2.29%) Mercurial
2 3 (2.29%) Eclipse
General
1 42 (32.06%) Finance
2 33 (25.19%) Banking
3 19 (14.50%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.05%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.05%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.29%) Games
6 2 (1.53%) Advertising
6 2 (1.53%) Retail
7 1 (0.76%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.11%) Regular Expression
2 5 (3.82%) Web Services
3 2 (1.53%) XML
3 2 (1.53%) HTML
3 2 (1.53%) .NET
3 2 (1.53%) J2EE
3 2 (1.53%) COM
3 2 (1.53%) Middleware
4 1 (0.76%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.11%) Clustering
2 6 (4.58%) CLARiiON
2 6 (4.58%) PKI
3 5 (3.82%) Celerra
4 4 (3.05%) Open Source
4 4 (3.05%) Oracle Exalogic
5 3 (2.29%) Wiki
5 3 (2.29%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.53%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.53%) Symmetrix DMX
7 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.76%) LPAR
7 1 (0.76%) Replication
7 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.76%) Firmware
7 1 (0.76%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 131 (100.00%) UNIX
2 100 (76.34%) Linux
3 93 (70.99%) Solaris
4 62 (47.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (9.16%) AIX
6 11 (8.40%) HPUX
6 11 (8.40%) Ubuntu
7 7 (5.34%) CentOS
7 7 (5.34%) SUSE
7 7 (5.34%) Windows
8 3 (2.29%) Debian
9 2 (1.53%) Windows NT
9 2 (1.53%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.85%) ITIL
1 26 (19.85%) Migration
2 12 (9.16%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (9.16%) Capacity Planning
3 11 (8.40%) Performance Management
4 8 (6.11%) Service Management
4 8 (6.11%) SIEM
5 6 (4.58%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (4.58%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (4.58%) Resource Management
6 5 (3.82%) Software Deployment
6 5 (3.82%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.05%) Electronic Trading
8 3 (2.29%) Load Balancing
8 3 (2.29%) Release Management
8 3 (2.29%) E-Commerce
9 2 (1.53%) RDF
9 2 (1.53%) Service Delivery
9 2 (1.53%) Business Continuity
9 2 (1.53%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (26.72%) Perl
2 34 (25.95%) Shell Script
3 15 (11.45%) Java
4 11 (8.40%) Python
5 10 (7.63%) Korn
5 10 (7.63%) Bash Shell
6 5 (3.82%) Bourne shell
6 5 (3.82%) SQL
7 3 (2.29%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.29%) C
8 2 (1.53%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.53%) VBScript
8 2 (1.53%) REXX
8 2 (1.53%) Ruby
9 1 (0.76%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
9 1 (0.76%) JCL
Qualifications
1 5 (3.82%) SC Cleared
1 5 (3.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.53%) RHCE
2 2 (1.53%) ISEB
2 2 (1.53%) Degree
3 1 (0.76%) CCNA
3 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.76%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.05%) QA
System Software
1 29 (22.14%) NFS
2 21 (16.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 16 (12.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (9.92%) Oracle RAC
5 12 (9.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 8 (6.11%) Veritas File System
6 8 (6.11%) Cronacle
7 6 (4.58%) vSphere
8 5 (3.82%) Squid
9 4 (3.05%) Sendmail
10 3 (2.29%) KVM
10 3 (2.29%) Samba
11 2 (1.53%) Active Directory
11 2 (1.53%) VMware ESX
11 2 (1.53%) Dovecot
12 1 (0.76%) Xen
12 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 28 (21.37%) Puppet
2 12 (9.16%) Tivoli
3 11 (8.40%) Data Guard
4 10 (7.63%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (7.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 8 (6.11%) Cobbler
6 6 (4.58%) NetBackup
7 5 (3.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 5 (3.82%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (3.05%) Nagios
8 4 (3.05%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.53%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (1.53%) Ganglia
10 1 (0.76%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.76%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.76%) OpenNMS
10 1 (0.76%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.76%) Cacti
10 1 (0.76%) YUM
10 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 81 (61.83%) Red Hat
2 56 (42.75%) Veritas
3 34 (25.95%) Oracle
4 24 (18.32%) Sun
4 24 (18.32%) EMC
5 23 (17.56%) HP
5 23 (17.56%) VMware
6 14 (10.69%) NetApp
7 10 (7.63%) Sybase
8 8 (6.11%) IBM
8 8 (6.11%) ArcSight
9 7 (5.34%) Cyber-Ark
10 6 (4.58%) Cisco
11 4 (3.05%) BMC
11 4 (3.05%) Hitachi
11 4 (3.05%) Brocade
12 3 (2.29%) Splunk
12 3 (2.29%) Juniper
12 3 (2.29%) JBoss
13 2 (1.53%) Dell
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