The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands 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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
Rank 134 - 113
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 2 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.071% - 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £357 £367
% change year-on-year
+14.92% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 -
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 West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2662 2412 2196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.80% 94.59% 93.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1523 1474 1127
Median daily rate £390 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 146 173
Median hourly rate £15.21 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.11% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Unix Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Unix Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Unix Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Unix Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Unix Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Unix Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Unix Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
Birmingham - 1 - -
Unix Systems Administrator
England

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

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

1 6 (100.00%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Veritas
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) Solaris
4 3 (50.00%) CMDB
4 3 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (50.00%) ServiceNow
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) Service Management
4 3 (50.00%) AIX
4 3 (50.00%) NFS
4 3 (50.00%) SLA
4 3 (50.00%) Cognizant
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Puppet
5 1 (16.67%) F5
5 1 (16.67%) High Availability
5 1 (16.67%) SSH
5 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) Finance

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) SSH
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Solaris
4 3 (50.00%) AIX
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) NFS
1 3 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 4 (66.67%) Veritas
2 3 (50.00%) Cognizant
2 3 (50.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle