The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
Rank 148 155 131
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.026% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.028% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £444 - £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £367
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -1.09%
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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3459 3633 2882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.90% 94.88% 95.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2160 2129 1551
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 191 202
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.61 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.69% -2.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.39 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -2.06%

Unix Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

Unix Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Unix Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Unix Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Unix Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix Systems Administrator across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2016.

Unix Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Unix Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Unix Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Unix Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Manchester -9 4 £444 -
Cheshire - 3 £388 -
Unix Systems Administrator
England

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 North West region featuring Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Unix
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Solaris
4 3 (30.00%) Puppet
4 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (30.00%) AIX
4 3 (30.00%) IBM
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (20.00%) Middleware
5 2 (20.00%) Apache
5 2 (20.00%) EMC
5 2 (20.00%) HPUX
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (20.00%) SOA
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (20.00%) Veritas
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (20.00%) Clustering
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) SUSE

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (10.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (10.00%) JBoss
3 1 (10.00%) Liferay
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (10.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) SonarQube
2 2 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (10.00%) Hudson
3 1 (10.00%) Introscope
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Law
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Unix
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Solaris
4 3 (30.00%) AIX
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (20.00%) HPUX
5 2 (20.00%) SUSE
5 2 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) Bourne shell
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (10.00%) Firmware
2 1 (10.00%) Veritas File System
2 1 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) CA Wily
2 1 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (10.00%) Legato
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) nmon
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) IBM
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) EMC
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Splunk
2 2 (20.00%) Veritas
3 1 (10.00%) CA
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) Endeca
3 1 (10.00%) Informatica
3 1 (10.00%) Sun
3 1 (10.00%) VMware