Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Unix Systems Administrator was £368 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 152 150
Rank change year-on-year +18 -2 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.068% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Manchester median daily rate £368 £431 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.78% - -
North West median daily rate £420 £419 -
% change year-on-year +0.30% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2776 3367 3572
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.55% 94.34% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1750 2147 2066
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £232 £238 £228
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 83 140
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -6.45% +3.33%
10th Percentile £11.34 £10.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.10 £39.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £18.75 £16.11 £20.50
% change year-on-year +16.41% -21.43% +28.13%

Unix Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Unix Systems Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Unix Systems Administrator in Manchester

Unix Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unix Systems Administrator in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix Systems Administrator in Manchester

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Manchester region featuring Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) GPFS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (50.00%) HACMP

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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%) SAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM