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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
Rank 393 385 394
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 43 39 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 23
Median daily rate £453 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £393 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £505 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
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
20235 21509 22822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.16% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14421 15222 16429
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 347 443
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -8 7 £450 - 1
Unix Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 83 (100.00%) Unix
2 69 (83.13%) Linux
3 56 (67.47%) Finance
4 55 (66.27%) Red Hat
5 52 (62.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 48 (57.83%) Solaris
7 32 (38.55%) Puppet
8 29 (34.94%) HP
9 25 (30.12%) Banking
10 21 (25.30%) Veritas
10 21 (25.30%) Perl
11 20 (24.10%) Sun
12 19 (22.89%) Oracle
12 19 (22.89%) ITIL
13 18 (21.69%) SAN
13 18 (21.69%) VMware
14 17 (20.48%) AIX
15 16 (19.28%) Bash Shell
16 15 (18.07%) LDAP
17 14 (16.87%) Amazon AWS
17 14 (16.87%) Low Latency
18 13 (15.66%) Ansible
18 13 (15.66%) Python
18 13 (15.66%) Clustering
19 12 (14.46%) NFS
19 12 (14.46%) Shell Script
19 12 (14.46%) DNS
19 12 (14.46%) IBM
19 12 (14.46%) EMC
19 12 (14.46%) Veritas Volume Manager

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 5 (6.02%) Apache
1 5 (6.02%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.61%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (3.61%) Confluence
3 1 (1.20%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.20%) IIS
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.87%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.02%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.61%) GitHub
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.69%) SAN
2 15 (18.07%) LDAP
3 12 (14.46%) DNS
4 6 (7.23%) Kerberos
5 5 (6.02%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.82%) NAS
7 2 (2.41%) CTI
7 2 (2.41%) DHCP
7 2 (2.41%) Firewall
7 2 (2.41%) SSH
8 1 (1.20%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.20%) FTP
8 1 (1.20%) HTTP
8 1 (1.20%) IGMP
8 1 (1.20%) LAN
8 1 (1.20%) SMTP
8 1 (1.20%) SNMP
8 1 (1.20%) VPN
8 1 (1.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.20%) MySQL
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) JIRA
2 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.61%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (3.61%) Subversion
3 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
General
1 56 (67.47%) Finance
2 25 (30.12%) Banking
3 8 (9.64%) Investment Banking
4 6 (7.23%) Financial Institution
5 5 (6.02%) Law
6 1 (1.20%) Advertising
6 1 (1.20%) International Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.43%) Middleware
2 4 (4.82%) SAML
3 2 (2.41%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.20%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.66%) Clustering
2 8 (9.64%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.23%) Replication
4 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.02%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (3.61%) Fintech
6 3 (3.61%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (3.61%) Freedom of Information Act
6 3 (3.61%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (2.41%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.20%) CMDB
8 1 (1.20%) Derivative
8 1 (1.20%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.20%) Symmetrix DMX
8 1 (1.20%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 83 (100.00%) Unix
2 69 (83.13%) Linux
3 52 (62.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 48 (57.83%) Solaris
5 17 (20.48%) AIX
6 10 (12.05%) SUSE
7 6 (7.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 5 (6.02%) CentOS
8 5 (6.02%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (6.02%) Windows
9 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.20%) VMS
10 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.89%) ITIL
2 14 (16.87%) Low Latency
3 11 (13.25%) Configuration Management
4 8 (9.64%) Algorithmic Trading
5 7 (8.43%) Change Control
5 7 (8.43%) High Availability
5 7 (8.43%) Migration
6 6 (7.23%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (7.23%) Kernel Tuning
6 6 (7.23%) Service Management
7 5 (6.02%) Build Automation
7 5 (6.02%) Change Management
7 5 (6.02%) High-Frequency Trading
7 5 (6.02%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (4.82%) DevOps
8 4 (4.82%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (4.82%) ITIL V3
8 4 (4.82%) ITSM
8 4 (4.82%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.61%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.30%) Perl
2 16 (19.28%) Bash Shell
3 13 (15.66%) Python
4 12 (14.46%) Shell Script
5 7 (8.43%) PHP
6 6 (7.23%) C
6 6 (7.23%) Java
7 5 (6.02%) SQL
7 5 (6.02%) SystemTap
8 4 (4.82%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.61%) Bourne shell
9 3 (3.61%) C-shell
9 3 (3.61%) Korn
9 3 (3.61%) Ruby
10 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.41%) RHCE
2 2 (2.41%) RHCT
3 1 (1.20%) CCNA
3 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.20%) Degree
3 1 (1.20%) MCSA
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (14.46%) NFS
1 12 (14.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 12 (14.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 10 (12.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.64%) vSphere
4 7 (8.43%) KVM
5 6 (7.23%) RHEV
6 4 (4.82%) Samba
7 2 (2.41%) Active Directory
8 1 (1.20%) Firmware
8 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 32 (38.55%) Puppet
2 13 (15.66%) Ansible
3 8 (9.64%) Control-M
3 8 (9.64%) Red Hat Satellite
4 6 (7.23%) NetBackup
4 6 (7.23%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (7.23%) Oracle ZFS
4 6 (7.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (6.02%) Nagios
5 5 (6.02%) OpenView
6 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 3 (3.61%) OpenAM
8 2 (2.41%) BladeLogic
9 1 (1.20%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (1.20%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (1.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (66.27%) Red Hat
2 29 (34.94%) HP
3 21 (25.30%) Veritas
4 20 (24.10%) Sun
5 19 (22.89%) Oracle
6 18 (21.69%) VMware
7 12 (14.46%) EMC
7 12 (14.46%) IBM
8 9 (10.84%) Cisco
9 8 (9.64%) NetApp
10 5 (6.02%) 3PAR
10 5 (6.02%) Splunk
11 4 (4.82%) Dell
11 4 (4.82%) ForgeRock
12 3 (3.61%) Brocade
12 3 (3.61%) Cyber-Ark
12 3 (3.61%) MuleSoft
12 3 (3.61%) Symantec
13 2 (2.41%) Remedy
14 1 (1.20%) Reuters
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