The first table below looks at the demand for the UNIX Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

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.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Administrator
Rank 56 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 5 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.71% - 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% - 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£309 - £280
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 - £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 - £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
634 552 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 90.06% 90.94% 96.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 299 338
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £238 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 20 31
Average hourly rate £12.25 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.43% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.03 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
UNIX Administrator
West Midlands

UNIX Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX Administrator in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UNIX Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

UNIX Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

UNIX Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

UNIX Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

UNIX Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

UNIX Administrator
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited UNIX Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with UNIX Administrator in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) NetApp
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) HPUX
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) AIX
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) IMAP
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Sendmail
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) SMTP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) RHCE

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited UNIX Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with UNIX Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) IMAP
2 1 (16.67%) SMTP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) HPUX
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) AIX
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) NetApp
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) HP