The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 74 75 74
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 12 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.08% 0.10% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.11% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Average daily rate
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£450 - £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.17%
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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 Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1023 910 945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.16% 94.89% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 662 530 493
Average daily rate £348 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 25 37
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -5.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.10 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

UNIX Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

UNIX Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

UNIX Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

UNIX Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

UNIX Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX Systems Administrator across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

UNIX Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

UNIX Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

UNIX Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 13 (100.00%) UNIX
1 13 (100.00%) Solaris
2 10 (76.92%) Oracle
3 6 (46.15%) Shell Script
3 6 (46.15%) HP
3 6 (46.15%) SAN
3 6 (46.15%) NAS
4 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Samba
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
5 4 (30.77%) Apache
5 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
5 4 (30.77%) LDAP
5 4 (30.77%) Service Management
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (23.08%) Ingres
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) Linux
7 2 (15.38%) Firewall
7 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
7 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
7 2 (15.38%) Korn
8 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
8 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
8 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (7.69%) AIX

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (30.77%) Apache
1 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) SAN
1 6 (46.15%) NAS
2 4 (30.77%) LDAP
2 4 (30.77%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 12c
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
2 3 (23.08%) Ingres
3 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Solaris
1 13 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Service Management
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Shell Script
2 2 (15.38%) Korn
2 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
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