The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Unix Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Administrator
South East / Berkshire
Rank 106 118 134
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.050% 0.081% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.087% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.36%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1867 2286 2647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.72% 92.44% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 1233 1318
Median daily rate £413 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £511 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 88 82
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Unix Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Unix Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Unix Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Unix Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Unix Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Unix Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Unix 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 Berkshire region featuring Unix Administrator in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Django

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (50.00%) nginx
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (50.00%) Pentaho
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Django
1 1 (50.00%) Kafka
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Kernel Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Security Hardening
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) vCloud
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas