The median contractor rate for a Unix Systems Administrator was - per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 25 June 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 120 118
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.049% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.051% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £430 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +29.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £363
% change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £16.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1379 1946 2010
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.80% 96.29% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 933 1344 1386
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 61
Median hourly rate £15.86 £14.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.28% +2.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Unix Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire that featured Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Unix Systems Administrator in West Yorkshire

Unix Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix Systems Administrator in West Yorkshire

Unix Systems Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix Systems Administrator in West Yorkshire