The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 389 363 308
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -55
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 17 58 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.072% 0.24% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.26% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 41 74
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.53% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21789 22449 24429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.69% 92.50% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14922 15272 15897
Average daily rate £425 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 467 652
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
UNIX Systems Administrator
England

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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 +16 7 £463 +34.05% 2
UNIX Systems Administrator
England

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 47 (100.00%) UNIX
2 36 (76.60%) Linux
3 29 (61.70%) Solaris
4 24 (51.06%) Red Hat
5 19 (40.43%) Veritas
5 19 (40.43%) Oracle
6 17 (36.17%) Finance
6 17 (36.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (34.04%) Perl
8 14 (29.79%) Shell Script
8 14 (29.79%) SAN
8 14 (29.79%) Bash Shell
9 13 (27.66%) Puppet
9 13 (27.66%) TCP/IP
9 13 (27.66%) Banking
10 12 (25.53%) LDAP
11 11 (23.40%) DNS
11 11 (23.40%) Migration
12 10 (21.28%) VMware
13 9 (19.15%) Sun
13 9 (19.15%) HP
13 9 (19.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 8 (17.02%) Oracle RAC
14 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (17.02%) Ubuntu
15 7 (14.89%) NFS
15 7 (14.89%) Performance Tuning
16 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database
16 6 (12.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 6 (12.77%) Apache

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 6 (12.77%) Apache
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle Application Server
2 5 (10.64%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.13%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.79%) SAN
2 13 (27.66%) TCP/IP
3 12 (25.53%) LDAP
4 11 (23.40%) DNS
5 5 (10.64%) SSH
5 5 (10.64%) Firewall
5 5 (10.64%) HTTP
6 4 (8.51%) SMTP
7 3 (6.38%) NAS
8 2 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (4.26%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (4.26%) IMAP
8 2 (4.26%) LAN
8 2 (4.26%) WAN
8 2 (4.26%) DHCP
8 2 (4.26%) FTP
8 2 (4.26%) SNMP
8 2 (4.26%) SSL
9 1 (2.13%) Kerberos
9 1 (2.13%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.26%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.26%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.13%) Subversion
2 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 13 (27.66%) Banking
3 5 (10.64%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) Front Office
5 1 (2.13%) Games
5 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) Web Services
1 2 (4.26%) Middleware
2 1 (2.13%) Rendezvous
2 1 (2.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.26%) Open Source
2 2 (4.26%) Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.13%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.13%) Equities
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.13%) HP StorageWorks
3 1 (2.13%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.13%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) UNIX
2 36 (76.60%) Linux
3 29 (61.70%) Solaris
4 17 (36.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (17.02%) Ubuntu
6 6 (12.77%) Windows
7 3 (6.38%) Debian
7 3 (6.38%) CentOS
8 2 (4.26%) SUSE
8 2 (4.26%) AIX
9 1 (2.13%) HPUX
9 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Migration
2 7 (14.89%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (12.77%) ITIL
3 6 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (10.64%) Release Management
4 5 (10.64%) Performance Management
4 5 (10.64%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (6.38%) Kernel Tuning
6 2 (4.26%) DevOps
6 2 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.26%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.13%) Six Sigma
7 1 (2.13%) Requirements Management
7 1 (2.13%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.13%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.13%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) Perl
2 14 (29.79%) Shell Script
2 14 (29.79%) Bash Shell
3 6 (12.77%) Python
4 5 (10.64%) Korn
4 5 (10.64%) SQL
5 3 (6.38%) Bourne shell
6 2 (4.26%) C-shell
6 2 (4.26%) C
6 2 (4.26%) Java
7 1 (2.13%) REXX
7 1 (2.13%) JCL
7 1 (2.13%) C++
7 1 (2.13%) Ruby
7 1 (2.13%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) RHCE
2 1 (2.13%) Sun Certification
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 8 (17.02%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.89%) NFS
4 6 (12.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (6.38%) RHEV
6 2 (4.26%) KVM
6 2 (4.26%) Sendmail
6 2 (4.26%) Dovecot
6 2 (4.26%) Squid
6 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (27.66%) Puppet
2 5 (10.64%) Data Guard
3 4 (8.51%) Tivoli
3 4 (8.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (6.38%) Nagios
4 3 (6.38%) NetBackup
4 3 (6.38%) YUM
4 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.26%) Salt
5 2 (4.26%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.13%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (2.13%) Control-M
6 1 (2.13%) OpenView
6 1 (2.13%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.13%) Cacti
Vendors
1 24 (51.06%) Red Hat
2 19 (40.43%) Veritas
2 19 (40.43%) Oracle
3 10 (21.28%) VMware
4 9 (19.15%) Sun
4 9 (19.15%) HP
5 5 (10.64%) NetApp
6 4 (8.51%) IBM
7 3 (6.38%) Symantec
7 3 (6.38%) Cisco
7 3 (6.38%) EMC
8 2 (4.26%) SaltStack
8 2 (4.26%) CA
8 2 (4.26%) Dell
9 1 (2.13%) TIBCO
9 1 (2.13%) Hitachi
9 1 (2.13%) BMC
9 1 (2.13%) Citrix
9 1 (2.13%) Sybase
9 1 (2.13%) Brocade
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