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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
Rank 392 385 412
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 43 52 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.23% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 44 20
Median daily rate £475 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £343 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £425 £338
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
21443 22185 23279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.77% 94.99% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15237 15665 16113
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 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £617 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 350 441
Median hourly rate £17.10 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +2 7 £394 -7.35% 2
Croydon - 3 £450 -
Unix Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 76 (100.00%) Unix
2 65 (85.53%) Linux
3 50 (65.79%) Solaris
4 48 (63.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 47 (61.84%) Red Hat
6 45 (59.21%) Finance
7 29 (38.16%) Banking
8 23 (30.26%) Puppet
9 22 (28.95%) Oracle
10 20 (26.32%) Perl
10 20 (26.32%) AIX
11 19 (25.00%) ITIL
11 19 (25.00%) HP
12 18 (23.68%) SAN
12 18 (23.68%) Veritas
13 16 (21.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 14 (18.42%) Sun
14 14 (18.42%) Python
15 13 (17.11%) VMware
15 13 (17.11%) Low Latency
16 12 (15.79%) Clustering
17 11 (14.47%) EMC
18 10 (13.16%) Shell Script
18 10 (13.16%) LDAP
18 10 (13.16%) Data Centre
19 9 (11.84%) Ansible
19 9 (11.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
20 8 (10.53%) NAS
20 8 (10.53%) DevOps
20 8 (10.53%) Oracle ZFS

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 2 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (2.63%) Confluence
2 1 (1.32%) Apache
2 1 (1.32%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.63%) GitHub
3 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.68%) SAN
2 10 (13.16%) LDAP
3 8 (10.53%) NAS
4 6 (7.89%) DNS
4 6 (7.89%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.58%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (2.63%) CTI
6 2 (2.63%) Firewall
6 2 (2.63%) LAN
6 2 (2.63%) WAN
7 1 (1.32%) HTTP
7 1 (1.32%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.32%) SMTP
7 1 (1.32%) SNMP
7 1 (1.32%) SSH
7 1 (1.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.63%) MySQL
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.63%) JIRA
1 2 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 45 (59.21%) Finance
2 29 (38.16%) Banking
3 6 (7.89%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.58%) Law
5 4 (5.26%) International Banking
6 1 (1.32%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) Middleware
2 2 (2.63%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.63%) LAMP
3 1 (1.32%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Clustering
2 10 (13.16%) Data Centre
3 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.89%) Replication
5 3 (3.95%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (3.95%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.32%) CMDB
6 1 (1.32%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.32%) HACMP
6 1 (1.32%) Spread Betting
6 1 (1.32%) Symmetrix DMX
6 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Unix
2 65 (85.53%) Linux
3 50 (65.79%) Solaris
4 48 (63.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (26.32%) AIX
6 6 (7.89%) SUSE
7 5 (6.58%) CentOS
7 5 (6.58%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (6.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (3.95%) Windows
9 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.32%) VMS
10 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.00%) ITIL
2 13 (17.11%) Low Latency
3 8 (10.53%) DevOps
4 7 (9.21%) Configuration Management
4 7 (9.21%) High Availability
4 7 (9.21%) Migration
5 5 (6.58%) Algorithmic Trading
5 5 (6.58%) Build Automation
5 5 (6.58%) High-Frequency Trading
5 5 (6.58%) Service Management
6 4 (5.26%) Risk Management
7 3 (3.95%) Change Management
7 3 (3.95%) Data Protection
7 3 (3.95%) E-Commerce
7 3 (3.95%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.95%) ITSM
7 3 (3.95%) Security Management
8 2 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.63%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (26.32%) Perl
2 14 (18.42%) Python
3 10 (13.16%) Shell Script
4 8 (10.53%) PHP
5 6 (7.89%) C
5 6 (7.89%) SystemTap
6 5 (6.58%) SQL
7 4 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.26%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.95%) Ruby
9 2 (2.63%) Java
9 2 (2.63%) Korn
10 1 (1.32%) AWK
10 1 (1.32%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (21.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 9 (11.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (9.21%) NFS
4 6 (7.89%) KVM
4 6 (7.89%) RHEV
4 6 (7.89%) vSphere
5 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.32%) Firmware
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (1.32%) Samba
6 1 (1.32%) Veritas File System
6 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (30.26%) Puppet
2 9 (11.84%) Ansible
3 8 (10.53%) Oracle ZFS
4 7 (9.21%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (7.89%) Control-M
5 6 (7.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (6.58%) BladeLogic
6 5 (6.58%) NetBackup
7 3 (3.95%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.32%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (1.32%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (1.32%) Nagios
9 1 (1.32%) OpenView
9 1 (1.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 47 (61.84%) Red Hat
2 22 (28.95%) Oracle
3 19 (25.00%) HP
4 18 (23.68%) Veritas
5 14 (18.42%) Sun
6 13 (17.11%) VMware
7 11 (14.47%) EMC
8 8 (10.53%) Dell
8 8 (10.53%) IBM
9 5 (6.58%) 3PAR
9 5 (6.58%) Cisco
10 4 (5.26%) Symantec
11 3 (3.95%) BMC
11 3 (3.95%) NetApp
12 2 (2.63%) MuleSoft
12 2 (2.63%) Splunk
13 1 (1.32%) Brocade
13 1 (1.32%) Isilon
13 1 (1.32%) Percona
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