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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
England / London
Rank 371 388 398
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 33 34 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.16% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.17% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 30 7
Median daily rate £463 £431 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
18436 20098 19872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.77% 95.01% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13192 14255 13962
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 299 328
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £53.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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 +1 6 £530 +24.70% 1
Docklands, London - 1 £375 -
Unix Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 54 (71.05%) Red Hat
4 43 (56.58%) Finance
5 41 (53.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (48.68%) Solaris
7 31 (40.79%) Puppet
8 24 (31.58%) HP
9 23 (30.26%) Veritas
10 21 (27.63%) Amazon AWS
11 20 (26.32%) Bash Shell
11 20 (26.32%) Sun
11 20 (26.32%) LDAP
12 19 (25.00%) Banking
13 18 (23.68%) Perl
14 16 (21.05%) Ansible
14 16 (21.05%) VMware
15 15 (19.74%) Configuration Management
16 14 (18.42%) NFS
16 14 (18.42%) TCP/IP
16 14 (18.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 13 (17.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 12 (15.79%) Low Latency
18 12 (15.79%) SUSE
18 12 (15.79%) DNS
18 12 (15.79%) Financial Institution
19 11 (14.47%) Change Control
20 10 (13.16%) Red Hat Satellite
20 10 (13.16%) Kernel Tuning
20 10 (13.16%) Shell Script

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 4 (5.26%) Apache
1 4 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.95%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (3.95%) Confluence
3 1 (1.32%) IIS
3 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 21 (27.63%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.95%) GitHub
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (26.32%) LDAP
2 14 (18.42%) TCP/IP
3 12 (15.79%) DNS
4 10 (13.16%) SAN
5 9 (11.84%) Kerberos
6 3 (3.95%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (3.95%) FTP
6 3 (3.95%) NAS
6 3 (3.95%) SSH
7 2 (2.63%) DHCP
7 2 (2.63%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.63%) Firewall
8 1 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.32%) IGMP
8 1 (1.32%) InfiniBand
8 1 (1.32%) LAN
8 1 (1.32%) NX-OS
8 1 (1.32%) VPN
8 1 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) JIRA
2 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.95%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 43 (56.58%) Finance
2 19 (25.00%) Banking
3 12 (15.79%) Financial Institution
4 7 (9.21%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Front Office
5 1 (1.32%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) Middleware
1 4 (5.26%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (5.26%) Algorithms
2 4 (5.26%) Clustering
3 3 (3.95%) Fintech
3 3 (3.95%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.63%) CLARiiON
4 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.32%) Derivative
5 1 (1.32%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.32%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.32%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.32%) Replication
5 1 (1.32%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Unix
2 65 (85.53%) Linux
3 41 (53.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 37 (48.68%) Solaris
5 12 (15.79%) SUSE
6 4 (5.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 4 (5.26%) Windows
7 3 (3.95%) CentOS
8 2 (2.63%) AIX
9 1 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.32%) VMS
9 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.74%) Configuration Management
2 12 (15.79%) Low Latency
3 11 (14.47%) Change Control
4 10 (13.16%) Kernel Tuning
4 10 (13.16%) Migration
5 9 (11.84%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (11.84%) ITIL
5 9 (11.84%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (10.53%) ITIL V3
6 8 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (7.89%) Algorithmic Trading
7 6 (7.89%) Change Management
8 4 (5.26%) FX Algorithmic Trading
8 4 (5.26%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (5.26%) Market Making
8 4 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (3.95%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (3.95%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (3.95%) Server Building
9 3 (3.95%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (26.32%) Bash Shell
2 18 (23.68%) Perl
3 10 (13.16%) Shell Script
4 9 (11.84%) Python
5 4 (5.26%) Java
6 3 (3.95%) Bourne shell
6 3 (3.95%) C-shell
6 3 (3.95%) Korn
6 3 (3.95%) SystemTap
7 2 (2.63%) SQL
8 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) RHCE
1 2 (2.63%) RHCT
2 1 (1.32%) CCNA
2 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.32%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) MCSA
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (18.42%) NFS
1 14 (18.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 13 (17.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 8 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.58%) Samba
5 4 (5.26%) Active Directory
5 4 (5.26%) KVM
6 3 (3.95%) vSphere
7 1 (1.32%) GPFS
7 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.32%) LXC
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.32%) SRDF
7 1 (1.32%) Veritas File System
7 1 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 31 (40.79%) Puppet
2 16 (21.05%) Ansible
3 10 (13.16%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (5.26%) Nagios
4 4 (5.26%) NetBackup
4 4 (5.26%) OpenView
4 4 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (3.95%) OpenAM
5 3 (3.95%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (2.63%) BladeLogic
6 2 (2.63%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (2.63%) Control-M
7 1 (1.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (1.32%) WSUS
7 1 (1.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 54 (71.05%) Red Hat
2 24 (31.58%) HP
3 23 (30.26%) Veritas
4 20 (26.32%) Sun
5 16 (21.05%) VMware
6 10 (13.16%) IBM
6 10 (13.16%) Oracle
7 9 (11.84%) Cisco
7 9 (11.84%) EMC
8 7 (9.21%) NetApp
8 7 (9.21%) Splunk
9 4 (5.26%) 3PAR
9 4 (5.26%) CyberArk
9 4 (5.26%) ForgeRock
10 3 (3.95%) MuleSoft
11 2 (2.63%) BMC
11 2 (2.63%) Brocade
11 2 (2.63%) Remedy
11 2 (2.63%) Symantec
12 1 (1.32%) Reuters
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