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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
England / South East
Rank 226 243 264
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 14 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.16% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.17% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 4
Median daily rate £400 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £400 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
7220 8209 9036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.64% 94.58% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4208 5022 4827
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 382 426
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.27 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £53.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix Systems Administrator across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Unix Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 February 2017. 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 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 +7 11 £475 +11.76% 1
Berkshire +14 1 - -
Kent +11 1 £315 -30.00%
West Sussex - 1 £400 -
Unix Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 22 (100.00%) Unix
2 21 (95.45%) Linux
3 19 (86.36%) Solaris
3 19 (86.36%) SAN
3 19 (86.36%) Veritas
3 19 (86.36%) Red Hat
4 18 (81.82%) Oracle
4 18 (81.82%) NetBackup
4 18 (81.82%) Veritas File System
4 18 (81.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 18 (81.82%) High Availability
4 18 (81.82%) Enterprise Storage
5 17 (77.27%) NAS
5 17 (77.27%) Sun
5 17 (77.27%) Symantec
6 15 (68.18%) Change Management
6 15 (68.18%) Finance
6 15 (68.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (68.18%) Problem Management
6 15 (68.18%) Change Control
7 14 (63.64%) Legal
7 14 (63.64%) Service Delivery
8 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
9 4 (18.18%) Perl
10 3 (13.64%) InterSystems Cache
10 3 (13.64%) SSH
10 3 (13.64%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 3 (13.64%) Brocade
10 3 (13.64%) VMware

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 (4.55%) nginx
1 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 19 (86.36%) SAN
2 17 (77.27%) NAS
3 3 (13.64%) FTP
3 3 (13.64%) iSCSI
3 3 (13.64%) SSH
4 2 (9.09%) DNS
5 1 (4.55%) Firewall
5 1 (4.55%) LDAP
5 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.55%) Pentaho
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (68.18%) Finance
2 14 (63.64%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Django
1 1 (4.55%) Kafka
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
1 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (81.82%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (13.64%) EMC VNX
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Unix
2 21 (95.45%) Linux
3 19 (86.36%) Solaris
4 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Windows
6 1 (4.55%) AIX
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) High Availability
2 15 (68.18%) Change Control
2 15 (68.18%) Change Management
2 15 (68.18%) Problem Management
3 14 (63.64%) Service Delivery
4 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
5 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.55%) Build Automation
6 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) Kernel Tuning
6 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.55%) Open Source
6 1 (4.55%) Security Hardening
6 1 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Perl
2 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.55%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) Korn
3 1 (4.55%) PHP
3 1 (4.55%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.55%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (81.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 18 (81.82%) Veritas File System
2 3 (13.64%) NFS
2 3 (13.64%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) vCloud
4 1 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (81.82%) NetBackup
2 3 (13.64%) EMC Navisphere
2 3 (13.64%) Nagios
2 3 (13.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (4.55%) Ansible
3 1 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Puppet
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Red Hat
1 19 (86.36%) Veritas
2 18 (81.82%) Oracle
3 17 (77.27%) Sun
3 17 (77.27%) Symantec
4 3 (13.64%) Brocade
4 3 (13.64%) EMC
4 3 (13.64%) NetApp
4 3 (13.64%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) IBM
Epsom, Surrey
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 4 days ago