The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior UNIX System Administrator
Rank 571 558 574
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Senior UNIX Systems Administrator 1 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.010% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.011% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Average daily rate
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£295 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.48% +10.00%
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 - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48742 46577 53726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.42% 92.63% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 29690 27145 29779
Average daily rate £395 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1979 2168 2681
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%

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 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior UNIX Systems Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 14 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 1 £295 -28.48% 1
Scotland - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
London - - - - 1

Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) UNIX
2 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 7 (87.50%) Veritas
3 6 (75.00%) Solaris
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle
3 6 (75.00%) WebLogic
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (75.00%) Migration
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (75.00%) Performance Management
3 6 (75.00%) Data Guard
3 6 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) Data Security
5 1 (12.50%) RHCE
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (12.50%) RHCA

Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (75.00%) WebLogic
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
2 6 (75.00%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Migration
1 6 (75.00%) Performance Management
1 6 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) RHCE
1 1 (12.50%) RHCA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Veritas
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp