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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 381 393 362
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -31
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 43 23 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.095% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.10% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 14 50
Average daily rate
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£400 £415 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £340 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £468 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.50
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
21947 22424 23496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.53% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15477 15302 16131
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 411 450
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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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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 +22 17 £400 -9.85% 5
Docklands, London - 1 £403 -
UNIX Systems Administrator
England

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 70 (100.00%) UNIX
2 59 (84.29%) Linux
3 47 (67.14%) Red Hat
4 46 (65.71%) Solaris
5 31 (44.29%) Veritas
6 28 (40.00%) Perl
6 28 (40.00%) Banking
7 27 (38.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (34.29%) Finance
9 20 (28.57%) SAN
10 19 (27.14%) HP
11 18 (25.71%) IBM
11 18 (25.71%) NFS
12 16 (22.86%) Oracle
12 16 (22.86%) EMC
13 15 (21.43%) VMware
13 15 (21.43%) NetApp
13 15 (21.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 15 (21.43%) Bash Shell
14 14 (20.00%) Investment Banking
15 13 (18.57%) Clustering
15 13 (18.57%) Shell Script
15 13 (18.57%) Puppet
15 13 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (17.14%) LDAP
17 11 (15.71%) NAS
18 10 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 10 (14.29%) Load Balancing
18 10 (14.29%) Sun
18 10 (14.29%) DNS

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3 (4.29%) Apache
2 1 (1.43%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.43%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.43%) Confluence
2 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Office
1 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.57%) SAN
2 12 (17.14%) LDAP
3 11 (15.71%) NAS
4 10 (14.29%) DNS
5 7 (10.00%) HTTP
6 6 (8.57%) SMTP
6 6 (8.57%) SSL
6 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
7 5 (7.14%) SSH
7 5 (7.14%) Internet
7 5 (7.14%) FTP
8 3 (4.29%) Firewall
9 2 (2.86%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.86%) LAN
9 2 (2.86%) DHCP
9 2 (2.86%) PCoIP
10 1 (1.43%) ATM
10 1 (1.43%) SNMP
10 1 (1.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.43%) MySQL
3 1 (1.43%) DB2
3 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) JIRA
1 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (40.00%) Banking
2 24 (34.29%) Finance
3 14 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 5 (7.14%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.86%) Front Office
5 2 (2.86%) German Language
6 1 (1.43%) Electronics
6 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Clustering
2 5 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 5 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.29%) CLARiiON
4 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.86%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (2.86%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.86%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.43%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.43%) PKI
5 1 (1.43%) STB
5 1 (1.43%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.43%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.43%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) UNIX
2 59 (84.29%) Linux
3 46 (65.71%) Solaris
4 27 (38.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (11.43%) AIX
5 8 (11.43%) HPUX
6 6 (8.57%) Windows
7 5 (7.14%) SUSE
8 3 (4.29%) CentOS
9 2 (2.86%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.43%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.43%) Debian
10 1 (1.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 9 (12.86%) Patch Management
3 7 (10.00%) ITIL
4 6 (8.57%) Migration
5 5 (7.14%) Change Control
6 4 (5.71%) Capacity Management
6 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.71%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.29%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.29%) Project Management
7 3 (4.29%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.29%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.86%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.86%) MOF
9 1 (1.43%) CRM
9 1 (1.43%) Service Management
9 1 (1.43%) Validation
9 1 (1.43%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 28 (40.00%) Perl
2 15 (21.43%) Bash Shell
3 13 (18.57%) Shell Script
4 9 (12.86%) Korn
5 5 (7.14%) Python
6 3 (4.29%) Bourne shell
6 3 (4.29%) C-shell
6 3 (4.29%) SQL
7 2 (2.86%) C
7 2 (2.86%) Java
8 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.43%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.29%) RHCE
3 2 (2.86%) Degree
3 2 (2.86%) MCSE
3 2 (2.86%) CCNA
3 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.43%) VCDX
4 1 (1.43%) VCAP
4 1 (1.43%) RHCSA
4 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) SLA
1 1 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (25.71%) NFS
2 15 (21.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 13 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 7 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 7 (10.00%) vSphere
6 5 (7.14%) Samba
7 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
7 3 (4.29%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.86%) KVM
8 2 (2.86%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (18.57%) Puppet
2 5 (7.14%) BladeLogic
3 3 (4.29%) yum
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (2.86%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (2.86%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.86%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.43%) Nagios
5 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.43%) OpenView
5 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 47 (67.14%) Red Hat
2 31 (44.29%) Veritas
3 19 (27.14%) HP
4 18 (25.71%) IBM
5 16 (22.86%) Oracle
5 16 (22.86%) EMC
6 15 (21.43%) NetApp
6 15 (21.43%) VMware
7 10 (14.29%) Sun
8 6 (8.57%) Cisco
8 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
9 5 (7.14%) BMC
10 4 (5.71%) Dell
11 3 (4.29%) Citrix
11 3 (4.29%) 3PAR
12 2 (2.86%) Symantec
13 1 (1.43%) Atlassian
13 1 (1.43%) F5
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