The first table below looks at the demand for the UNIX Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 18 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 Gloucestershire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 40 - 77
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.28% - 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +12.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -32.50%
Job Titles Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
365 320 735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.59% 96.97% 93.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 177 408
Average daily rate £355 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 21 52
Average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.88 £23.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
UNIX Systems Administrator
South West

UNIX Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX Systems Administrator in the job title across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UNIX Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

UNIX Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX Systems Administrator across the Gloucestershire region.

UNIX Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

UNIX Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX Systems Administrator across the Gloucestershire region.

UNIX Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 6 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) Solaris
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (66.67%) Bourne shell
3 4 (66.67%) HPUX
3 4 (66.67%) Korn
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) COM
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) VBScript
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) FTP
5 1 (16.67%) NFS

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Coherence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) FTP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) COM
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Solaris
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) HPUX
4 1 (16.67%) Windows NT
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Web Development
1 1 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 4 (66.67%) Bourne shell
1 4 (66.67%) Korn
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) NFS
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Sun
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) StorageTek
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com