Period
to 10 July 2020

The median contractor rate for a Unix Systems Administrator was £434 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
England > East of England
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 116 194 198
Rank change year-on-year +78 +4 -
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 2 1 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.10% 0.023% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.025% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £434 - £425
10th Percentile £378 - £423
90th Percentile £476 - £428
England median daily rate £478 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +0.53% +11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £35.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year - -29.29% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 1,846 3,993 4,434
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.90% 93.21% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,084 2,380 2,515
Median daily rate £430 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.37% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £182 £207 £193
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 267 321
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -3.03% -6.44%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.30 £11.50
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £45.75
Median hourly rate £22.67 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +13.36% +6.95% -

Unix Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Unix Systems Administrator in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Unix Systems Administrator in the East of England

Unix Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Unix Systems Administrator in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Unix Systems Administrator in the East of England

Unix Systems Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Unix Systems Administrator in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Unix Systems Administrator in the East of England

Unix Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 10 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +34 1 £383 -
Essex - 1 £485 -
Unix Systems Administrator
England

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, Unix Systems Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region featuring Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) CyberArk
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) IBM

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) CyberArk
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) VMware