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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 377 373 332
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -41
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 26 22 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.097% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.10% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 55
Average daily rate
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£425 £369 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% -7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.95% -4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £27.00
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
20445 21023 20332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.91% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14135 14816 13711
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 371 455
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 +1 3 £400 +6.66% 2
UNIX Systems Administrator
England

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 37 (100.00%) UNIX
2 25 (67.57%) Linux
2 25 (67.57%) Red Hat
3 19 (51.35%) Solaris
4 18 (48.65%) SAN
5 15 (40.54%) Oracle
5 15 (40.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (37.84%) Perl
7 13 (35.14%) HP
8 12 (32.43%) Finance
9 11 (29.73%) NetApp
9 11 (29.73%) HPUX
10 10 (27.03%) Veritas
10 10 (27.03%) VMware
10 10 (27.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 9 (24.32%) NAS
11 9 (24.32%) Sun
12 8 (21.62%) Banking
12 8 (21.62%) Korn
13 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
13 7 (18.92%) Puppet
13 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
13 7 (18.92%) Cisco
13 7 (18.92%) IBM
14 6 (16.22%) AIX
14 6 (16.22%) Clustering
14 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (16.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
15 5 (13.51%) Investment Banking

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (5.41%) Apache
1 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 18 (48.65%) SAN
2 9 (24.32%) NAS
3 2 (5.41%) LDAP
3 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.41%) DNS
3 2 (5.41%) DHCP
3 2 (5.41%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) Network Security
4 1 (2.70%) SSH
4 1 (2.70%) FTP
4 1 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Banking
3 5 (13.51%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Clustering
2 3 (8.11%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Wiki
3 1 (2.70%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.70%) PKI
3 1 (2.70%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (2.70%) IBM XIV
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.70%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) UNIX
2 25 (67.57%) Linux
3 19 (51.35%) Solaris
4 15 (40.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (29.73%) HPUX
6 6 (16.22%) AIX
7 2 (5.41%) Windows
8 1 (2.70%) SUSE
8 1 (2.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.81%) Migration
1 4 (10.81%) Change Control
2 3 (8.11%) High Availability
2 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
3 2 (5.41%) ITIL
3 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.41%) DevOps
4 1 (2.70%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (2.70%) Kernel Tuning
4 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) Perl
2 8 (21.62%) Korn
3 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
4 4 (10.81%) Python
4 4 (10.81%) C
5 3 (8.11%) C-shell
5 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
5 3 (8.11%) SQL
6 2 (5.41%) Java
6 2 (5.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) RHCSA
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.70%) RHCE
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (16.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (13.51%) NFS
4 3 (8.11%) KVM
4 3 (8.11%) RHEV
5 1 (2.70%) vSphere
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.70%) Samba
5 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) Puppet
2 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (2.70%) CFEngine
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) Red Hat
2 15 (40.54%) Oracle
3 13 (35.14%) HP
4 11 (29.73%) NetApp
5 10 (27.03%) Veritas
5 10 (27.03%) VMware
6 9 (24.32%) Sun
7 7 (18.92%) Cisco
7 7 (18.92%) IBM
8 4 (10.81%) EMC
9 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.70%) Brocade
10 1 (2.70%) Foundry
10 1 (2.70%) F5
10 1 (2.70%) Symantec
10 1 (2.70%) Citrix
10 1 (2.70%) Juniper
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