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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 390 364 305
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -59
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 24 67 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.099% 0.27% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.29% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 48 73
Average daily rate
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£415 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £309 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £429 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £306
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +22.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.25
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
22500 23238 24253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.90% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15318 15932 15951
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 451 618
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% -4.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.80 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 +17 7 £444 +17.54% 1
West Drayton - - - -
UNIX Systems Administrator
England

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 41 (87.23%) Linux
3 29 (61.70%) Solaris
4 22 (46.81%) Red Hat
4 22 (46.81%) Finance
5 18 (38.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (36.17%) Perl
7 16 (34.04%) Bash Shell
8 15 (31.91%) Banking
9 14 (29.79%) TCP/IP
9 14 (29.79%) Veritas
10 12 (25.53%) Shell Script
10 12 (25.53%) LDAP
11 11 (23.40%) Oracle
11 11 (23.40%) HP
11 11 (23.40%) Puppet
12 10 (21.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 10 (21.28%) NetApp
12 10 (21.28%) DNS
13 9 (19.15%) Sun
13 9 (19.15%) VMware
14 8 (17.02%) Python
14 8 (17.02%) SAN
15 7 (14.89%) EMC
15 7 (14.89%) IBM
15 7 (14.89%) Migration
15 7 (14.89%) Investment Banking
15 7 (14.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
16 6 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
1 2 (4.26%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.79%) TCP/IP
2 12 (25.53%) LDAP
3 10 (21.28%) DNS
4 8 (17.02%) SAN
5 5 (10.64%) Firewall
6 3 (6.38%) SSH
7 2 (4.26%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (4.26%) LAN
7 2 (4.26%) WAN
7 2 (4.26%) SMTP
7 2 (4.26%) DHCP
7 2 (4.26%) FTP
7 2 (4.26%) HTTP
7 2 (4.26%) NAS
7 2 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (4.26%) IMAP
8 1 (2.13%) MRTG
8 1 (2.13%) Kerberos
8 1 (2.13%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (4.26%) MySQL
1 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Subversion
2 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (46.81%) Finance
2 15 (31.91%) Banking
3 7 (14.89%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.26%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) XML
2 1 (2.13%) Rendezvous
2 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Exalogic
2 2 (4.26%) Open Source
2 2 (4.26%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (2.13%) HP StorageWorks
3 1 (2.13%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.13%) Equities
3 1 (2.13%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) UNIX
2 41 (87.23%) Linux
3 29 (61.70%) Solaris
4 18 (38.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (12.77%) Windows
6 5 (10.64%) SUSE
6 5 (10.64%) Ubuntu
7 3 (6.38%) Debian
8 2 (4.26%) HPUX
9 1 (2.13%) AIX
9 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) Migration
2 6 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (10.64%) ITIL
3 5 (10.64%) Release Management
4 3 (6.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.38%) Kernel Tuning
5 2 (4.26%) DevOps
5 2 (4.26%) Change Control
5 2 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.26%) OO
5 2 (4.26%) Change Management
5 2 (4.26%) Service Management
5 2 (4.26%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.13%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (2.13%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) Perl
2 16 (34.04%) Bash Shell
3 12 (25.53%) Shell Script
4 8 (17.02%) Python
5 5 (10.64%) SQL
5 5 (10.64%) Korn
6 3 (6.38%) Bourne shell
7 2 (4.26%) C-shell
7 2 (4.26%) C
7 2 (4.26%) Java
8 1 (2.13%) Ruby
8 1 (2.13%) JCL
8 1 (2.13%) REXX
8 1 (2.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) RHCE
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (14.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.64%) NFS
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (6.38%) RHEV
5 2 (4.26%) KVM
5 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.26%) Dovecot
5 2 (4.26%) Sendmail
5 2 (4.26%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (23.40%) Puppet
2 3 (6.38%) YUM
2 3 (6.38%) Nagios
3 2 (4.26%) Salt
3 2 (4.26%) HAProxy
3 2 (4.26%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (4.26%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.13%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.13%) Cacti
4 1 (2.13%) OpenView
4 1 (2.13%) RANCID
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) Red Hat
2 14 (29.79%) Veritas
3 11 (23.40%) Oracle
3 11 (23.40%) HP
4 10 (21.28%) NetApp
5 9 (19.15%) Sun
5 9 (19.15%) VMware
6 7 (14.89%) EMC
6 7 (14.89%) IBM
7 3 (6.38%) Symantec
7 3 (6.38%) Cisco
8 2 (4.26%) SaltStack
8 2 (4.26%) Dell
8 2 (4.26%) CA
9 1 (2.13%) Brocade
9 1 (2.13%) Citrix
9 1 (2.13%) TIBCO
9 1 (2.13%) Sybase
9 1 (2.13%) 29West
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