The table below looks at the statistics for the Unix Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 149 196 205
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 8 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.073% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.077% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 8
Average daily rate £410 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £415 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £468 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £369 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.77% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+218.75% -
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
3313 5225 5882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.90% 95.56% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2683 3966 4276
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £283 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 76 84
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.98 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.23% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £36.35 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Unix Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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 29 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 11 (100.00%) Unix
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (72.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Solaris
3 7 (63.64%) SAN
3 7 (63.64%) HP
3 7 (63.64%) Finance
4 6 (54.55%) Banking
4 6 (54.55%) Python
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL
5 5 (45.45%) AIX
5 5 (45.45%) Perl
5 5 (45.45%) Veritas
5 5 (45.45%) Puppet
5 5 (45.45%) KVM
6 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
6 4 (36.36%) NAS
6 4 (36.36%) Control-M
7 3 (27.27%) Sun
7 3 (27.27%) BMC
7 3 (27.27%) PHP
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle
7 3 (27.27%) C
7 3 (27.27%) High Availability
7 3 (27.27%) BladeLogic
7 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
7 3 (27.27%) Clustering
7 3 (27.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (27.27%) Replication

Unix Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) SAN
2 4 (36.36%) NAS
3 2 (18.18%) LDAP
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) Clustering
2 3 (27.27%) Replication
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Unix
2 8 (72.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Solaris
3 5 (45.45%) AIX
4 2 (18.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) High Availability
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 2 (18.18%) Low Latency
3 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Security Management
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) Perl
3 3 (27.27%) C
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
4 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 2 (18.18%) SystemTap
5 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) KVM
2 2 (18.18%) RHEV
2 2 (18.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (18.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (9.09%) NFS
3 1 (9.09%) Samba
3 1 (9.09%) Sendmail
3 1 (9.09%) Veritas File System
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Puppet
2 4 (36.36%) Control-M
3 3 (27.27%) BladeLogic
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (27.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Ansible
4 2 (18.18%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
5 1 (9.09%) Xymon
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (63.64%) HP
3 5 (45.45%) Veritas
4 3 (27.27%) BMC
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Sun
5 2 (18.18%) Dell
5 2 (18.18%) EMC
5 2 (18.18%) IBM
6 1 (9.09%) Citrix
6 1 (9.09%) DataSynapse
6 1 (9.09%) Remedy
6 1 (9.09%) Reuters
6 1 (9.09%) Solace
6 1 (9.09%) Splunk
6 1 (9.09%) Sybase
6 1 (9.09%) VMware
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