The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior UNIX Systems Administrator role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior UNIX Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior UNIX System Administrator
Rank - 614 572
Contract jobs requiring a Senior UNIX Systems Administrator 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.002% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £295 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £295 £413
% change year-on-year
- -28.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52752 50560 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.47% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33520 30690 27691
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1927 2009 2145
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior UNIX Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior UNIX Systems Administrator within the UK.

Senior UNIX Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior UNIX Systems Administrator within the UK.

Senior UNIX Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior UNIX Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle
3 5 (71.43%) HPUX
3 5 (71.43%) SAN
3 5 (71.43%) NetApp
3 5 (71.43%) NAS
4 4 (57.14%) HP
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
6 2 (28.57%) Banking
6 2 (28.57%) Change Control
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (14.29%) Python
7 1 (14.29%) DHCP
7 1 (14.29%) NFS
7 1 (14.29%) DNS
7 1 (14.29%) AIX
7 1 (14.29%) C
7 1 (14.29%) Perl
7 1 (14.29%) IBM
7 1 (14.29%) Solaris
7 1 (14.29%) Linux
7 1 (14.29%) Citrix
7 1 (14.29%) Migration
7 1 (14.29%) VMware
7 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
7 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
7 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior UNIX Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
1 5 (71.43%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) HPUX
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Python
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) NFS
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 5 (71.43%) NetApp
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) VMware