The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London 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 September 2016 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 168 165 199
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 7 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.45% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.48% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 4
Median daily rate £394 £419 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.97% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £359 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £346 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.30% +15.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Unix Administrator
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3267 4408 5489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.00% 95.21% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2598 3473 4019
Median daily rate £475 £451 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £288 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 68 110
Median hourly rate £17.17 £16.95 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -3.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.64 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £24.04 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Unix Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Unix Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Unix Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Unix Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Unix Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix Administrator across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Unix Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Unix Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Unix Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 City of London region featuring Unix Administrator in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Unix
2 13 (92.86%) Linux
3 12 (85.71%) Red Hat
4 11 (78.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (64.29%) Solaris
5 9 (64.29%) Finance
6 8 (57.14%) Oracle
7 7 (50.00%) Banking
8 6 (42.86%) Puppet
8 6 (42.86%) HP
9 5 (35.71%) Dell
9 5 (35.71%) ITIL
9 5 (35.71%) Oracle ZFS
9 5 (35.71%) Low Latency
9 5 (35.71%) KVM
9 5 (35.71%) Ansible
9 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (35.71%) SystemTap
10 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (28.57%) BladeLogic
10 4 (28.57%) AIX
10 4 (28.57%) LDAP
10 4 (28.57%) Sun
11 3 (21.43%) IBM
11 3 (21.43%) VMware
11 3 (21.43%) EMC
11 3 (21.43%) vSphere
11 3 (21.43%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (14.29%) Veritas

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (28.57%) LDAP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Unix
2 13 (92.86%) Linux
3 11 (78.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (64.29%) Solaris
5 4 (28.57%) AIX
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (7.14%) CentOS
7 1 (7.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
1 5 (35.71%) Low Latency
2 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.14%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SystemTap
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) KVM
2 3 (21.43%) vSphere
3 2 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Puppet
2 5 (35.71%) Ansible
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle ZFS
3 4 (28.57%) BladeLogic
3 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (7.14%) Control-M
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle
3 6 (42.86%) HP
4 5 (35.71%) Dell
5 4 (28.57%) Sun
6 3 (21.43%) EMC
6 3 (21.43%) IBM
6 3 (21.43%) VMware
7 2 (14.29%) Veritas
8 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
8 1 (7.14%) Cisco
8 1 (7.14%) NetApp