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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 155 149 205
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +56
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 6 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.29% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.30% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 2
Median daily rate £438 £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £421 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £454 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
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
3042 3318 5613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.72% 95.67% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2419 2637 4295
Median daily rate £488 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 49 107
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £41.50 £22.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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
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 3 December 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%) Red Hat
3 12 (85.71%) Linux
4 10 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (57.14%) Finance
6 7 (50.00%) Solaris
7 6 (42.86%) Oracle
7 6 (42.86%) Veritas
8 5 (35.71%) IBM
8 5 (35.71%) SUSE
8 5 (35.71%) Puppet
9 4 (28.57%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (28.57%) Banking
10 3 (21.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (21.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (21.43%) vSphere
10 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
10 3 (21.43%) VMware
10 3 (21.43%) HP
10 3 (21.43%) EMC
10 3 (21.43%) AIX
11 2 (14.29%) Perl
11 2 (14.29%) Cisco
11 2 (14.29%) LDAP
11 2 (14.29%) NetApp
11 2 (14.29%) Sun
11 2 (14.29%) OpenView
11 2 (14.29%) Control-M
11 2 (14.29%) Nagios
11 2 (14.29%) Remedy

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Kerberos
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
1 2 (14.29%) Fintech
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Unix
2 12 (85.71%) Linux
3 10 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (50.00%) Solaris
5 5 (35.71%) SUSE
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (21.43%) AIX
8 1 (7.14%) CentOS
8 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
1 2 (14.29%) Line Management
1 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.14%) Change Control
2 1 (7.14%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
2 1 (7.14%) Server Building
2 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (21.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (21.43%) vSphere
2 1 (7.14%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) Ansible
2 2 (14.29%) Control-M
2 2 (14.29%) Nagios
2 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 2 (14.29%) OpenView
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (7.14%) BladeLogic
3 1 (7.14%) OpenAM
3 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Red Hat
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) Veritas
3 5 (35.71%) IBM
4 3 (21.43%) EMC
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) NetApp
5 2 (14.29%) Remedy
5 2 (14.29%) Sun
6 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
6 1 (7.14%) Bloomberg
6 1 (7.14%) Dell
6 1 (7.14%) ForgeRock
6 1 (7.14%) Juniper
6 1 (7.14%) Reuters