The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South 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 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
Rank 138 137 139
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 9 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 0.22% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.23% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Median daily rate £350 £288 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -2.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £288 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £358 £299
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 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2887 3062 2844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.84% 95.51% 95.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1872 1948 1858
Median daily rate £365 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 203 170
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.03 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.50% -4.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.19 £38.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Unix Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Unix Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Unix Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Unix Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Unix Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Unix Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Unix Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Bristol - 6 £363 -
Wiltshire -9 2 £340 +18.26%
Gloucestershire - 1 £388 -
Unix Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region featuring Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Unix
2 16 (88.89%) NetBackup
2 16 (88.89%) Veritas
2 16 (88.89%) Solaris
3 15 (83.33%) NetApp
4 14 (77.78%) Oracle RMAN
5 13 (72.22%) Symantec
5 13 (72.22%) Oracle
6 6 (33.33%) DevOps
7 5 (27.78%) Project Management
8 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
8 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
8 4 (22.22%) Freedom of Information
8 4 (22.22%) Freedom of Information Act
8 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
8 4 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (16.67%) Linux
10 2 (11.11%) NHS
10 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
10 2 (11.11%) Ansible
11 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
11 1 (5.56%) Bourne shell
11 1 (5.56%) Oracle ZFS
11 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
11 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
11 1 (5.56%) ITIL
11 1 (5.56%) HPUX
11 1 (5.56%) LAN
11 1 (5.56%) WAN

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

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) IPv6
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Freedom of Information
1 4 (22.22%) Freedom of Information Act
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) NHS
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Unix
2 16 (88.89%) Solaris
3 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) DevOps
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Bourne shell
1 1 (5.56%) Korn
1 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 16 (88.89%) NetBackup
2 14 (77.78%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (11.11%) Ansible
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (5.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Veritas
2 15 (83.33%) NetApp
3 13 (72.22%) Oracle
3 13 (72.22%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) Sun