The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 105 86 80
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.054% 0.076% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.080% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+26.92% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
UNIX Systems Administrator
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1718 1245 1129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.81% 95.11% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1024 741 579
Average daily rate £375 £326 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.03% -1.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £213 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 55 89
Average hourly rate £15.13 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

UNIX Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX Systems Administrator in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UNIX Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

UNIX Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX Systems Administrator across the Manchester region.

UNIX Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

UNIX Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX Systems Administrator across the Manchester region.

UNIX Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (100.00%) HACMP
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (100.00%) GPFS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ZFS

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) HACMP
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (100.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Sun