The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank - 143 113
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.13% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.15% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.95% -4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £27.00
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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
2821 2745 1926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.81% 92.64% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1795 1799 1164
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 183 139
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £15.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £42.50 £40.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

UNIX Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX Systems Administrator in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited UNIX Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with UNIX Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (60.00%) AIX
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) zOS
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (40.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited UNIX Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with UNIX Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Portal
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) AIX
3 2 (40.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (40.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) EMC