The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
England / London
Rank 338 371 375
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 58 34 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.17% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.17% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 31 17
Median daily rate £450 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £381 £360
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +5.90%
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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18377 19532 19691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.92% 95.15% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13128 13704 14023
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 305 343
Median hourly rate £20.12 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% +2.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.26 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

Unix Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

Unix Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in London

Unix Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Unix Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in London

Unix Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix Systems Administrator across the London region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Unix Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in London

Unix Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Unix Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in London

Unix Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 17 January 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
City of London -2 11 £450 -4.00% 1
Docklands, London - 1 £375 -
Unix Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 London region featuring Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 99 (100.00%) Unix
2 85 (85.86%) Linux
3 66 (66.67%) Red Hat
4 58 (58.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 56 (56.57%) Finance
6 54 (54.55%) Solaris
7 36 (36.36%) Puppet
8 33 (33.33%) HP
9 27 (27.27%) Veritas
9 27 (27.27%) Banking
10 23 (23.23%) Perl
11 21 (21.21%) Bash Shell
11 21 (21.21%) LDAP
11 21 (21.21%) Sun
12 20 (20.20%) VMware
13 19 (19.19%) Amazon AWS
14 18 (18.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 17 (17.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 17 (17.17%) SAN
15 17 (17.17%) ITIL
16 16 (16.16%) Oracle
16 16 (16.16%) SUSE
16 16 (16.16%) Low Latency
16 16 (16.16%) Ansible
17 15 (15.15%) NFS
18 14 (14.14%) TCP/IP
18 14 (14.14%) IBM
18 14 (14.14%) EMC
18 14 (14.14%) Shell Script
18 14 (14.14%) Configuration Management

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 5 (5.05%) Apache
1 5 (5.05%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.03%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (3.03%) Confluence
3 1 (1.01%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.01%) IIS
3 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.01%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.19%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.08%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.03%) GitHub
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (21.21%) LDAP
2 17 (17.17%) SAN
3 14 (14.14%) TCP/IP
4 13 (13.13%) DNS
5 9 (9.09%) Kerberos
6 8 (8.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (4.04%) CTI
7 4 (4.04%) NAS
7 4 (4.04%) SSH
8 3 (3.03%) FTP
9 2 (2.02%) DHCP
9 2 (2.02%) Firewall
10 1 (1.01%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.01%) HTTP
10 1 (1.01%) IGMP
10 1 (1.01%) InfiniBand
10 1 (1.01%) LAN
10 1 (1.01%) SNMP
10 1 (1.01%) SSL
10 1 (1.01%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.08%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.01%) MySQL
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 5 (5.05%) JIRA
2 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (3.03%) Subversion
3 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
General
1 56 (56.57%) Finance
2 27 (27.27%) Banking
3 11 (11.11%) Financial Institution
4 10 (10.10%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.04%) Law
6 1 (1.01%) Advertising
6 1 (1.01%) Front Office
6 1 (1.01%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.06%) Middleware
2 4 (4.04%) SAML
3 2 (2.02%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.01%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) Clustering
2 7 (7.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.04%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.04%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (4.04%) Freedom of Information Act
4 4 (4.04%) Replication
5 3 (3.03%) Fintech
5 3 (3.03%) RSA SecurID
6 2 (2.02%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.01%) CMDB
7 1 (1.01%) Derivative
7 1 (1.01%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.01%) Symmetrix DMX
7 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 99 (100.00%) Unix
2 85 (85.86%) Linux
3 58 (58.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 54 (54.55%) Solaris
5 16 (16.16%) SUSE
6 11 (11.11%) AIX
7 8 (8.08%) CentOS
8 6 (6.06%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 5 (5.05%) Windows
10 3 (3.03%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.01%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.01%) VMS
12 1 (1.01%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
12 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.17%) ITIL
2 16 (16.16%) Low Latency
3 14 (14.14%) Configuration Management
4 11 (11.11%) Migration
5 10 (10.10%) Change Control
5 10 (10.10%) Kernel Tuning
6 9 (9.09%) Algorithmic Trading
6 9 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (8.08%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (7.07%) ITIL V3
8 7 (7.07%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (6.06%) Change Management
9 6 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (5.05%) High Availability
10 5 (5.05%) Service Management
11 4 (4.04%) Build Automation
11 4 (4.04%) Data Protection
11 4 (4.04%) Data Security
11 4 (4.04%) Risk Management
11 4 (4.04%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.23%) Perl
2 21 (21.21%) Bash Shell
3 14 (14.14%) Shell Script
4 13 (13.13%) Python
5 6 (6.06%) SQL
6 5 (5.05%) PHP
7 4 (4.04%) C
7 4 (4.04%) Java
7 4 (4.04%) Korn
7 4 (4.04%) SystemTap
8 3 (3.03%) Bourne shell
8 3 (3.03%) C-shell
9 2 (2.02%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.01%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (5.05%) SC Cleared
1 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.02%) RHCE
2 2 (2.02%) RHCT
3 1 (1.01%) CCNA
3 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.01%) Degree
3 1 (1.01%) MCSA
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (18.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 17 (17.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 15 (15.15%) NFS
4 10 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (6.06%) KVM
5 6 (6.06%) Samba
5 6 (6.06%) vSphere
6 4 (4.04%) Active Directory
6 4 (4.04%) RHEV
7 1 (1.01%) Firmware
7 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.01%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 36 (36.36%) Puppet
2 16 (16.16%) Ansible
3 11 (11.11%) Red Hat Satellite
4 6 (6.06%) Control-M
5 5 (5.05%) Nagios
5 5 (5.05%) NetBackup
5 5 (5.05%) OpenView
5 5 (5.05%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (4.04%) Oracle ZFS
6 4 (4.04%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 4 (4.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (3.03%) BladeLogic
7 3 (3.03%) OpenAM
8 2 (2.02%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (1.01%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (1.01%) WSUS
Vendors
1 66 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 33 (33.33%) HP
3 27 (27.27%) Veritas
4 21 (21.21%) Sun
5 20 (20.20%) VMware
6 16 (16.16%) Oracle
7 14 (14.14%) EMC
7 14 (14.14%) IBM
8 13 (13.13%) Cisco
9 8 (8.08%) NetApp
10 7 (7.07%) 3PAR
11 6 (6.06%) Splunk
12 4 (4.04%) Cyber-Ark
12 4 (4.04%) ForgeRock
13 3 (3.03%) Brocade
13 3 (3.03%) Dell
13 3 (3.03%) MuleSoft
14 2 (2.02%) BMC
14 2 (2.02%) Remedy
14 2 (2.02%) Symantec
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