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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 154 206 177
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 6 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.14% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.14% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 21
Median daily rate £394 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £484 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
3189 5528 5596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.88% 94.66% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2580 4270 4164
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 96 72
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.62% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.05 £32.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 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 13 (100.00%) Unix
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) Red Hat
3 11 (84.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (69.23%) Finance
4 9 (69.23%) Solaris
4 9 (69.23%) HP
5 8 (61.54%) ITIL
5 8 (61.54%) Banking
6 7 (53.85%) Puppet
6 7 (53.85%) KVM
7 6 (46.15%) AIX
7 6 (46.15%) Oracle
7 6 (46.15%) SAN
8 5 (38.46%) Perl
8 5 (38.46%) Dell
8 5 (38.46%) Python
8 5 (38.46%) BladeLogic
8 5 (38.46%) Low Latency
8 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (38.46%) SystemTap
8 5 (38.46%) Oracle ZFS
9 4 (30.77%) Ansible
9 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (30.77%) LDAP
9 4 (30.77%) Sun
10 3 (23.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (23.08%) Veritas
10 3 (23.08%) Control-M
10 3 (23.08%) Shell Script

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 (7.69%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) SAN
2 4 (30.77%) LDAP
3 3 (23.08%) NAS
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 8 (61.54%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Clustering
2 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Unix
2 11 (84.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (69.23%) Solaris
4 6 (46.15%) AIX
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (7.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Low Latency
3 3 (23.08%) High Availability
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Security Management
5 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Perl
1 5 (38.46%) Python
1 5 (38.46%) SystemTap
2 3 (23.08%) C
2 3 (23.08%) PHP
2 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) KVM
2 2 (15.38%) RHEV
3 1 (7.69%) Samba
3 1 (7.69%) Sendmail
3 1 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (7.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Puppet
2 5 (38.46%) BladeLogic
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle ZFS
3 4 (30.77%) Ansible
3 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (23.08%) Control-M
4 3 (23.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (15.38%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (7.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Red Hat
2 9 (69.23%) HP
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) Dell
5 4 (30.77%) Sun
6 3 (23.08%) Veritas
7 2 (15.38%) BMC
7 2 (15.38%) EMC
7 2 (15.38%) IBM
8 1 (7.69%) Citrix
8 1 (7.69%) DataSynapse
8 1 (7.69%) Reuters
8 1 (7.69%) Solace
8 1 (7.69%) Splunk
8 1 (7.69%) VMware