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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
Rank 374 389 343
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -46
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 37 16 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.077% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.081% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 49
Average daily rate £475 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
20026 19682 20464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 94.48% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14194 13942 13897
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 337 393
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Systems Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +42 6 £463 +12.12% 3
Ealing - 1 - -
Unix Systems Administrator
England

Unix Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 83 (100.00%) Unix
2 73 (87.95%) Linux
3 54 (65.06%) Red Hat
4 47 (56.63%) Solaris
5 45 (54.22%) Veritas
6 43 (51.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 41 (49.40%) Perl
8 40 (48.19%) Finance
9 33 (39.76%) Banking
10 25 (30.12%) Investment Banking
10 25 (30.12%) Oracle
10 25 (30.12%) NFS
10 25 (30.12%) Puppet
11 24 (28.92%) Shell Script
11 24 (28.92%) SAN
12 21 (25.30%) HP
13 20 (24.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 19 (22.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 18 (21.69%) Bash Shell
15 18 (21.69%) Patch Management
16 16 (19.28%) Clustering
16 16 (19.28%) EMC
16 16 (19.28%) IBM
16 16 (19.28%) Sun
16 16 (19.28%) LDAP
17 14 (16.87%) DNS
18 13 (15.66%) VMware
18 13 (15.66%) SUSE
19 12 (14.46%) Python
20 11 (13.25%) NAS

Unix Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (3.61%) Apache
2 1 (1.20%) CMS
2 1 (1.20%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (1.20%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 24 (28.92%) SAN
2 16 (19.28%) LDAP
3 14 (16.87%) DNS
4 11 (13.25%) NAS
5 10 (12.05%) TCP/IP
6 5 (6.02%) FTP
6 5 (6.02%) SSH
7 4 (4.82%) HTTP
7 4 (4.82%) Kerberos
8 3 (3.61%) Internet
9 2 (2.41%) SMTP
9 2 (2.41%) SNMP
9 2 (2.41%) SSL
10 1 (1.20%) ATM
10 1 (1.20%) DHCP
10 1 (1.20%) Firewall
10 1 (1.20%) IMAP
10 1 (1.20%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.20%) DB2
2 1 (1.20%) MySQL
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) JIRA
1 3 (3.61%) Subversion
General
1 40 (48.19%) Finance
2 33 (39.76%) Banking
3 25 (30.12%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.41%) Front Office
6 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.20%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) Web Services
2 1 (1.20%) CGI
2 1 (1.20%) CSS
2 1 (1.20%) HTML
2 1 (1.20%) J2EE
2 1 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.20%) XHTML
2 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.28%) Clustering
2 6 (7.23%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.82%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.82%) User Experience
4 3 (3.61%) CLARiiON
4 3 (3.61%) Replication
5 2 (2.41%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.20%) CMDB
6 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.20%) EFT
6 1 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.20%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 83 (100.00%) Unix
2 73 (87.95%) Linux
3 47 (56.63%) Solaris
4 43 (51.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (15.66%) SUSE
6 5 (6.02%) Windows
7 4 (4.82%) AIX
8 2 (2.41%) Debian
9 1 (1.20%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.20%) HPUX
9 1 (1.20%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.69%) Patch Management
2 10 (12.05%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (10.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (9.64%) Load Balancing
4 8 (9.64%) Migration
4 8 (9.64%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (7.23%) Line Management
5 6 (7.23%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (7.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (6.02%) Capacity Management
6 5 (6.02%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.02%) ITIL
7 4 (4.82%) DevOps
7 4 (4.82%) High Availability
7 4 (4.82%) Kernel Tuning
7 4 (4.82%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (3.61%) API Integration
8 3 (3.61%) Project Management
9 2 (2.41%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.41%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 41 (49.40%) Perl
2 24 (28.92%) Shell Script
3 18 (21.69%) Bash Shell
4 12 (14.46%) Python
5 7 (8.43%) SQL
6 6 (7.23%) Bourne shell
6 6 (7.23%) C-shell
7 5 (6.02%) Korn
7 5 (6.02%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.61%) PHP
9 2 (2.41%) C
9 2 (2.41%) Java
10 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.20%) Degree
1 1 (1.20%) MCSE
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (30.12%) NFS
2 20 (24.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 19 (22.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 8 (9.64%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (7.23%) VMware ESX
6 5 (6.02%) Samba
7 4 (4.82%) KVM
7 4 (4.82%) RHEV
8 3 (3.61%) vSphere
9 2 (2.41%) Active Directory
9 2 (2.41%) Hyper-V
10 1 (1.20%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 25 (30.12%) Puppet
2 5 (6.02%) Control-M
2 5 (6.02%) yum
3 4 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.61%) BladeLogic
4 3 (3.61%) OpenView
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (2.41%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (2.41%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (2.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.20%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (1.20%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (1.20%) Xymon
Vendors
1 54 (65.06%) Red Hat
2 45 (54.22%) Veritas
3 25 (30.12%) Oracle
4 21 (25.30%) HP
5 16 (19.28%) EMC
5 16 (19.28%) IBM
5 16 (19.28%) Sun
6 13 (15.66%) VMware
7 8 (9.64%) Splunk
8 7 (8.43%) Cisco
9 6 (7.23%) NetApp
10 4 (4.82%) 3PAR
10 4 (4.82%) BMC
10 4 (4.82%) Cyber-Ark
10 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
10 4 (4.82%) New Relic
11 1 (1.20%) Dell
11 1 (1.20%) F5
11 1 (1.20%) Hitachi
11 1 (1.20%) Sybase
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