The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 386 366 310
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -56
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 14 39 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.065% 0.17% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.19% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 56
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£425 £385 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -5.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £355 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -8.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £27.00
UNIX Systems Administrator
England

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
19993 21057 19155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.65% 92.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13823 14428 13062
Average daily rate £450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 401 395
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

UNIX Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 30 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX Systems Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
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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
City of London +11 2 £413 +13.79% 3
UNIX Systems Administrator
England

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 31 (100.00%) UNIX
2 24 (77.42%) Linux
3 20 (64.52%) Solaris
4 18 (58.06%) SAN
5 16 (51.61%) Red Hat
5 16 (51.61%) Finance
6 13 (41.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (35.48%) Banking
7 11 (35.48%) Veritas
7 11 (35.48%) HPUX
8 10 (32.26%) Sun
8 10 (32.26%) Clustering
8 10 (32.26%) VMware
9 9 (29.03%) Oracle
9 9 (29.03%) Perl
9 9 (29.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 9 (29.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 8 (25.81%) HP
10 8 (25.81%) EMC
10 8 (25.81%) NetApp
11 7 (22.58%) AIX
11 7 (22.58%) Shell Script
11 7 (22.58%) Puppet
12 6 (19.35%) Korn
12 6 (19.35%) SUSE
12 6 (19.35%) Investment Banking
13 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
13 5 (16.13%) Symmetrix DMX
13 5 (16.13%) Wiki
13 5 (16.13%) NAS

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 18 (58.06%) SAN
2 5 (16.13%) NAS
3 2 (6.45%) Firewall
3 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) DNS
4 1 (3.23%) DHCP
4 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 16 (51.61%) Finance
2 11 (35.48%) Banking
3 6 (19.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Clustering
2 5 (16.13%) Wiki
2 5 (16.13%) Symmetrix DMX
3 3 (9.68%) Replication
4 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Exalogic
5 1 (3.23%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) UNIX
2 24 (77.42%) Linux
3 20 (64.52%) Solaris
4 13 (41.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (35.48%) HPUX
6 7 (22.58%) AIX
7 6 (19.35%) SUSE
8 2 (6.45%) Windows
9 1 (3.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) Migration
2 2 (6.45%) High Availability
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL
2 2 (6.45%) OO
2 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
2 2 (6.45%) Change Control
2 2 (6.45%) DevOps
3 1 (3.23%) Kernel Tuning
3 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.23%) Change Management
3 1 (3.23%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (3.23%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) Perl
2 7 (22.58%) Shell Script
3 6 (19.35%) Korn
4 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.45%) PHP
4 2 (6.45%) Python
4 2 (6.45%) C
4 2 (6.45%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (3.23%) RHCE
1 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) RHCSA
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 9 (29.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (9.68%) KVM
2 3 (9.68%) RHEV
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
3 1 (3.23%) NFS
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Puppet
2 2 (6.45%) Nagios
2 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.23%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (3.23%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Red Hat
2 11 (35.48%) Veritas
3 10 (32.26%) VMware
3 10 (32.26%) Sun
4 9 (29.03%) Oracle
5 8 (25.81%) HP
5 8 (25.81%) EMC
5 8 (25.81%) NetApp
6 4 (12.90%) Cisco
6 4 (12.90%) IBM
7 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.23%) Citrix
8 1 (3.23%) Juniper
8 1 (3.23%) Symantec
8 1 (3.23%) Brocade
8 1 (3.23%) Foundry
8 1 (3.23%) F5
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