Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Unix Systems Administrator was £298 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 24 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 177 181
Rank change year-on-year +21 +4 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.13% 0.056% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.058% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
West Yorkshire median daily rate £298 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.67% +50.00% -35.90%
Yorkshire median daily rate £335 £388 £250
% change year-on-year -13.60% +55.10% -35.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 2936 3448 4242
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 96.37% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2020 2238 2856
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £259 £259
90th Percentile £543 £550 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 99 181
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.24%
10th Percentile £9.80 £9.13 £8.58
90th Percentile £40.00 £24.13 £33.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.58 £14.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +4.11% +2.98% +0.70%

Unix Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Systems Administrator in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix Systems Administrator in West Yorkshire

Unix Systems Administrator
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Leeds +13 2 £273 -27.33%
Huddersfield - 2 £313 -
Unix Systems Administrator
Yorkshire

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) AIX
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) SMS
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Puppet
4 1 (25.00%) Ansible
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) SSH

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 2 (50.00%) SMS
2 1 (25.00%) SSH
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) AIX
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) VMware