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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
Rank 239 254 260
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 7 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.092% 0.14% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.14% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Median daily rate £370 £406 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% +20.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
- -0.66%
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
7155 9029 9373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.68% 94.87% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4174 5219 5144
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 507 511
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.77 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +14.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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 +18 6 - -
Unix Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 12 (100.00%) Unix
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
3 9 (75.00%) Solaris
3 9 (75.00%) Oracle
4 8 (66.67%) Veritas
4 8 (66.67%) SAN
5 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
5 7 (58.33%) Change Management
5 7 (58.33%) NetBackup
5 7 (58.33%) Problem Management
5 7 (58.33%) Veritas File System
5 7 (58.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 7 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (58.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (58.33%) High Availability
5 7 (58.33%) Change Control
6 6 (50.00%) NAS
6 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
6 6 (50.00%) Finance
6 6 (50.00%) Legal
6 6 (50.00%) Symantec
6 6 (50.00%) Sun
7 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (16.67%) CentOS
8 2 (16.67%) HP
8 2 (16.67%) SQL
8 2 (16.67%) Cisco

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 1 (8.33%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) SAN
2 6 (50.00%) NAS
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) LDAP
4 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (8.33%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
1 6 (50.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Django
1 1 (8.33%) Kafka
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (8.33%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Unix
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
3 9 (75.00%) Solaris
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (16.67%) CentOS
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (8.33%) HPUX
6 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (8.33%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Change Control
1 7 (58.33%) Change Management
1 7 (58.33%) High Availability
1 7 (58.33%) Problem Management
2 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Build Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Kernel Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Security Hardening
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 7 (58.33%) Veritas File System
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) vCloud
2 1 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 8 (66.67%) Veritas
3 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
4 6 (50.00%) Sun
4 6 (50.00%) Symantec
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) NetApp
6 1 (8.33%) Remedy
6 1 (8.33%) VMware