The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 396 356 304
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -52
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 15 58 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.064% 0.24% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.26% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 43 79
Average daily rate
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£444 £378 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.54% -2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £304 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.53% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21896 22402 24433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.73% 92.40% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15020 15258 15837
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 470 647
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
UNIX Systems Administrator
England

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
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 25 July 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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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 +16 7 £463 +28.02% 1
UNIX Systems Administrator
England

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 45 (100.00%) UNIX
2 34 (75.56%) Linux
3 29 (64.44%) Solaris
4 23 (51.11%) Red Hat
5 19 (42.22%) Veritas
5 19 (42.22%) Oracle
6 16 (35.56%) Finance
6 16 (35.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (31.11%) Perl
7 14 (31.11%) SAN
8 13 (28.89%) Shell Script
9 12 (26.67%) LDAP
9 12 (26.67%) TCP/IP
9 12 (26.67%) Banking
9 12 (26.67%) Bash Shell
9 12 (26.67%) Puppet
10 11 (24.44%) DNS
11 10 (22.22%) Migration
11 10 (22.22%) VMware
12 9 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 9 (20.00%) Sun
12 9 (20.00%) HP
13 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (17.78%) Ubuntu
13 8 (17.78%) Oracle RAC
14 6 (13.33%) Oracle Application Server
14 6 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (13.33%) NFS
14 6 (13.33%) Apache
14 6 (13.33%) Windows

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (13.33%) Apache
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle Application Server
2 5 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.22%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) SAN
2 12 (26.67%) LDAP
2 12 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 11 (24.44%) DNS
4 5 (11.11%) HTTP
4 5 (11.11%) Firewall
4 5 (11.11%) SSH
5 4 (8.89%) SMTP
6 3 (6.67%) NAS
7 2 (4.44%) SNMP
7 2 (4.44%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (4.44%) IMAP
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (4.44%) DHCP
7 2 (4.44%) FTP
7 2 (4.44%) LAN
7 2 (4.44%) WAN
7 2 (4.44%) SSL
8 1 (2.22%) Kerberos
8 1 (2.22%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.44%) MySQL
3 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.44%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 12 (26.67%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Advertising
5 1 (2.22%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) Rendezvous
2 1 (2.22%) Middleware
2 1 (2.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.44%) Clustering
2 2 (4.44%) Open Source
3 1 (2.22%) HP StorageWorks
3 1 (2.22%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.22%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) UNIX
2 34 (75.56%) Linux
3 29 (64.44%) Solaris
4 16 (35.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (17.78%) Ubuntu
6 6 (13.33%) Windows
7 3 (6.67%) Debian
7 3 (6.67%) CentOS
8 2 (4.44%) AIX
9 1 (2.22%) HPUX
9 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Migration
2 6 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (11.11%) Release Management
3 5 (11.11%) ITIL
3 5 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 5 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (6.67%) Kernel Tuning
5 2 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.44%) DevOps
5 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.44%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.22%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.22%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.22%) Requirements Management
6 1 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.22%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) Perl
2 13 (28.89%) Shell Script
3 12 (26.67%) Bash Shell
4 5 (11.11%) Korn
4 5 (11.11%) SQL
5 4 (8.89%) Python
6 3 (6.67%) Bourne shell
7 2 (4.44%) C-shell
7 2 (4.44%) Java
8 1 (2.22%) C
8 1 (2.22%) JCL
8 1 (2.22%) REXX
8 1 (2.22%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) RHCE
2 1 (2.22%) Sun Certification
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 8 (17.78%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.33%) NFS
3 6 (13.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (6.67%) RHEV
5 2 (4.44%) Dovecot
5 2 (4.44%) KVM
5 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.44%) Squid
5 2 (4.44%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) Puppet
2 5 (11.11%) Data Guard
3 4 (8.89%) Tivoli
3 4 (8.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Nagios
4 3 (6.67%) NetBackup
4 3 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (6.67%) YUM
5 2 (4.44%) HAProxy
5 2 (4.44%) Salt
6 1 (2.22%) OpenView
6 1 (2.22%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.22%) Cacti
6 1 (2.22%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (2.22%) Control-M
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Red Hat
2 19 (42.22%) Veritas
2 19 (42.22%) Oracle
3 10 (22.22%) VMware
4 9 (20.00%) Sun
4 9 (20.00%) HP
5 5 (11.11%) NetApp
6 4 (8.89%) IBM
7 3 (6.67%) Cisco
7 3 (6.67%) EMC
7 3 (6.67%) Symantec
8 2 (4.44%) SaltStack
8 2 (4.44%) Dell
8 2 (4.44%) CA
9 1 (2.22%) Hitachi
9 1 (2.22%) Brocade
9 1 (2.22%) 29West
9 1 (2.22%) TIBCO
9 1 (2.22%) Citrix
9 1 (2.22%) BMC
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