The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East 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 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
Rank 263 256 236
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 6 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.067% 0.10% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 6
Median daily rate £425 £500 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +39.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £308 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8397 9052 8442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.36% 94.71% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4998 5287 4554
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 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 426 428
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -0.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.37 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

Unix Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Unix Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Unix Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Unix Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Unix Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Unix Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Unix Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Surrey 0 4 £438 - 1
Hampshire -6 1 £400 -20.00%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Unix Systems Administrator
England

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region featuring Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 37 (100.00%) Unix
2 34 (91.89%) Linux
3 27 (72.97%) SAN
4 24 (64.86%) Finance
5 22 (59.46%) Solaris
6 19 (51.35%) Veritas
6 19 (51.35%) Banking
6 19 (51.35%) NAS
7 18 (48.65%) Migration
7 18 (48.65%) EMC
8 17 (45.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (43.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 16 (43.24%) Red Hat
10 14 (37.84%) Shell Script
11 12 (32.43%) NetApp
11 12 (32.43%) AIX
12 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
13 9 (24.32%) Sun
13 9 (24.32%) Perl
13 9 (24.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 8 (21.62%) EMC VMAX
14 8 (21.62%) Emulex
14 8 (21.62%) Oracle
14 8 (21.62%) HP
14 8 (21.62%) Firmware
14 8 (21.62%) NetBackup
14 8 (21.62%) Investment Banking
15 7 (18.92%) Change Management
15 7 (18.92%) Clustering
15 7 (18.92%) IBM

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (18.92%) TPMS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (72.97%) SAN
2 19 (51.35%) NAS
3 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
4 6 (16.22%) DHCP
5 3 (8.11%) Firewall
5 3 (8.11%) SSH
6 2 (5.41%) DNS
6 2 (5.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
General
1 24 (64.86%) Finance
2 19 (51.35%) Banking
3 8 (21.62%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) EMC VMAX
2 7 (18.92%) Clustering
3 3 (8.11%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.41%) HACMP
5 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Unix
2 34 (91.89%) Linux
3 22 (59.46%) Solaris
4 17 (45.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (32.43%) AIX
6 3 (8.11%) CentOS
7 2 (5.41%) Windows
8 1 (2.70%) HPUX
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (2.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Migration
2 7 (18.92%) Change Management
2 7 (18.92%) Data Migration
3 6 (16.22%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (16.22%) Server Patching
4 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (10.81%) High Availability
4 4 (10.81%) Project Management
5 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.41%) DevOps
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL
5 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Investment Management
6 1 (2.70%) Operations Management
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.70%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) Shell Script
2 9 (24.32%) Perl
3 6 (16.22%) Bourne shell
4 3 (8.11%) Python
5 1 (2.70%) C
5 1 (2.70%) Korn
5 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (43.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 9 (24.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 8 (21.62%) Firmware
4 6 (16.22%) Veritas File System
5 4 (10.81%) RHEV
6 3 (8.11%) Oracle Clusterware
7 2 (5.41%) NFS
8 1 (2.70%) KVM
8 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) NetBackup
2 6 (16.22%) Legato
3 3 (8.11%) Puppet
4 2 (5.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (2.70%) Control-M
5 1 (2.70%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.70%) yum
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Veritas
2 18 (48.65%) EMC
3 16 (43.24%) Red Hat
4 12 (32.43%) NetApp
5 9 (24.32%) Sun
6 8 (21.62%) Emulex
6 8 (21.62%) HP
6 8 (21.62%) Oracle
7 7 (18.92%) IBM
8 6 (16.22%) Dell
9 3 (8.11%) Brocade
10 2 (5.41%) Sybase
11 1 (2.70%) Cisco
11 1 (2.70%) Remedy
11 1 (2.70%) Symantec