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 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
Rank 395 392 397
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 47 23 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 19 19
Median daily rate £450 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £339 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £357 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.12% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 -
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
21749 21579 22460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 94.80% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15746 14835 15668
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 393 405
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.69 £55.00 £38.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 2 May 2016.

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 2 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +39 7 £425 +6.25% 1
Lewisham - 1 £400 -
Unix Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 83 (100.00%) Unix
2 70 (84.34%) Linux
3 45 (54.22%) Red Hat
4 41 (49.40%) Finance
5 40 (48.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 39 (46.99%) Solaris
7 32 (38.55%) Perl
8 31 (37.35%) SAN
8 31 (37.35%) Banking
9 29 (34.94%) Veritas
10 25 (30.12%) Puppet
11 23 (27.71%) Shell Script
12 22 (26.51%) NAS
13 18 (21.69%) Python
13 18 (21.69%) Clustering
14 17 (20.48%) Migration
15 16 (19.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 15 (18.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 15 (18.07%) Data Centre
16 15 (18.07%) NFS
16 15 (18.07%) Oracle
17 14 (16.87%) HP
18 13 (15.66%) AIX
19 12 (14.46%) ITIL
19 12 (14.46%) Sun
20 11 (13.25%) VMware
20 11 (13.25%) DNS
20 11 (13.25%) LDAP
20 11 (13.25%) KVM
21 10 (12.05%) Investment Banking

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 1 (1.20%) Apache
1 1 (1.20%) CMS
1 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.20%) TPMS
1 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (37.35%) SAN
2 22 (26.51%) NAS
3 11 (13.25%) DNS
3 11 (13.25%) LDAP
4 9 (10.84%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.02%) Firewall
6 3 (3.61%) LAN
6 3 (3.61%) WAN
7 2 (2.41%) HTTP
7 2 (2.41%) Internet
7 2 (2.41%) SNMP
8 1 (1.20%) IMAP
8 1 (1.20%) IPsec
8 1 (1.20%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.20%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.20%) SMTP
8 1 (1.20%) SSH
8 1 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.41%) MySQL
2 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) JIRA
1 1 (1.20%) Subversion
General
1 41 (49.40%) Finance
2 31 (37.35%) Banking
3 10 (12.05%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.20%) German Language
5 1 (1.20%) Law
5 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) Web Services
2 1 (1.20%) CGI
2 1 (1.20%) CSS
2 1 (1.20%) HTML
2 1 (1.20%) LAMP
2 1 (1.20%) Symfony
2 1 (1.20%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.20%) XHTML
2 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.69%) Clustering
2 15 (18.07%) Data Centre
3 8 (9.64%) Replication
4 6 (7.23%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.82%) User Experience
6 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.41%) CMDB
8 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.20%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.20%) HACMP
8 1 (1.20%) Spread Betting
8 1 (1.20%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 83 (100.00%) Unix
2 70 (84.34%) Linux
3 40 (48.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 39 (46.99%) Solaris
5 13 (15.66%) AIX
6 8 (9.64%) Windows
7 5 (6.02%) SUSE
8 1 (1.20%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.48%) Migration
2 12 (14.46%) ITIL
3 9 (10.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (9.64%) Configuration Management
4 8 (9.64%) DevOps
4 8 (9.64%) High Availability
5 5 (6.02%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.02%) Line Management
5 5 (6.02%) Low Latency
5 5 (6.02%) Patch Management
5 5 (6.02%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (6.02%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (4.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (4.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.61%) E-Commerce
7 3 (3.61%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (2.41%) Change Management
8 2 (2.41%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 32 (38.55%) Perl
2 23 (27.71%) Shell Script
3 18 (21.69%) Python
4 8 (9.64%) PHP
5 5 (6.02%) Bash Shell
5 5 (6.02%) C
6 4 (4.82%) C-shell
7 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.41%) SQL
7 2 (2.41%) SystemTap
8 1 (1.20%) AWK
8 1 (1.20%) C#
8 1 (1.20%) Java
8 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.20%) Korn
8 1 (1.20%) Ruby
8 1 (1.20%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (1.20%) Degree
1 1 (1.20%) MCSE
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (19.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 15 (18.07%) NFS
2 15 (18.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 11 (13.25%) KVM
4 9 (10.84%) RHEV
5 6 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (6.02%) Active Directory
7 4 (4.82%) Veritas File System
7 4 (4.82%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.41%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (2.41%) vSphere
9 1 (1.20%) Firmware
9 1 (1.20%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (1.20%) Samba
9 1 (1.20%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 25 (30.12%) Puppet
2 6 (7.23%) Control-M
3 5 (6.02%) ITRS Geneos
3 5 (6.02%) Oracle ZFS
3 5 (6.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (3.61%) BladeLogic
4 3 (3.61%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (2.41%) Ansible
5 2 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.20%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.20%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (1.20%) vRealize
6 1 (1.20%) Xymon
Vendors
1 45 (54.22%) Red Hat
2 29 (34.94%) Veritas
3 15 (18.07%) Oracle
4 14 (16.87%) HP
5 12 (14.46%) Sun
6 11 (13.25%) VMware
7 9 (10.84%) EMC
8 8 (9.64%) IBM
9 6 (7.23%) BMC
10 5 (6.02%) NetApp
10 5 (6.02%) Splunk
11 4 (4.82%) Dell
11 4 (4.82%) New Relic
12 3 (3.61%) 3PAR
13 1 (1.20%) Brocade
13 1 (1.20%) DataSynapse
13 1 (1.20%) Emulex
13 1 (1.20%) Microsoft
13 1 (1.20%) Solace
13 1 (1.20%) Sybase
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
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