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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 155 197 189
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 9 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.090% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.095% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 14
Median daily rate £410 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £420 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £493 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.50 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+209.37% -
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
3220 5261 5645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.18% 95.00% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2626 4018 4237
Median daily rate £473 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £276 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 93 78
Median hourly rate £21.78 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £28.30 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 11 (100.00%) Unix
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Red Hat
3 8 (72.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (72.73%) HP
4 7 (63.64%) ITIL
4 7 (63.64%) Solaris
4 7 (63.64%) SAN
4 7 (63.64%) Finance
5 6 (54.55%) Banking
5 6 (54.55%) Puppet
5 6 (54.55%) KVM
6 5 (45.45%) AIX
6 5 (45.45%) Perl
6 5 (45.45%) Python
7 4 (36.36%) Veritas
7 4 (36.36%) NAS
7 4 (36.36%) BladeLogic
8 3 (27.27%) Replication
8 3 (27.27%) Clustering
8 3 (27.27%) Ansible
8 3 (27.27%) Low Latency
8 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
8 3 (27.27%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (27.27%) High Availability
8 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (27.27%) Control-M
8 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
8 3 (27.27%) Sun
8 3 (27.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager

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 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) SAN
2 4 (36.36%) NAS
3 3 (27.27%) LDAP
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
1 3 (27.27%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Unix
2 8 (72.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Solaris
4 5 (45.45%) AIX
5 2 (18.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) High Availability
2 3 (27.27%) Low Latency
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
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%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Security Management
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Perl
1 5 (45.45%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) C
2 3 (27.27%) PHP
2 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
2 3 (27.27%) SystemTap
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) KVM
2 2 (18.18%) RHEV
2 2 (18.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (18.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Samba
3 1 (9.09%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Puppet
2 4 (36.36%) BladeLogic
3 3 (27.27%) Ansible
3 3 (27.27%) Control-M
3 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (27.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (18.18%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (9.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Red Hat
2 8 (72.73%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Veritas
4 3 (27.27%) Dell
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Sun
5 2 (18.18%) BMC
5 2 (18.18%) EMC
5 2 (18.18%) IBM
6 1 (9.09%) Citrix
6 1 (9.09%) DataSynapse
6 1 (9.09%) Reuters
6 1 (9.09%) Solace
6 1 (9.09%) Splunk
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago