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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Administrator
London / City of London
Rank 142 152 188
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.063% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.066% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £475 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £425 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £425 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.36%

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
2771 3052 4934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.06% 95.67% 95.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2192 2402 3791
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 53 75
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.97% +9.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 2017, 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 12 (100.00%) Unix
2 11 (91.67%) Red Hat
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Veritas
4 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (41.67%) Puppet
5 5 (41.67%) SUSE
5 5 (41.67%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (25.00%) HP
6 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (16.67%) Fintech
7 2 (16.67%) Ansible
7 2 (16.67%) Line Management
7 2 (16.67%) Change Control
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (16.67%) IBM
7 2 (16.67%) Sun
7 2 (16.67%) OpenView
7 2 (16.67%) NetApp
7 2 (16.67%) Control-M
7 2 (16.67%) Nagios
7 2 (16.67%) Solaris
7 2 (16.67%) Perl
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL
7 2 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (16.67%) JIRA

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 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) JBoss
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) Kerberos
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) Fintech
2 1 (8.33%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Unix
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (41.67%) SUSE
5 2 (16.67%) Solaris
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) Change Control
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Line Management
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Server Building
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Puppet
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (16.67%) Ansible
3 2 (16.67%) Control-M
3 2 (16.67%) Nagios
3 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
3 2 (16.67%) OpenView
4 1 (8.33%) OpenAM
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Red Hat
2 7 (58.33%) Veritas
3 3 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Remedy
4 2 (16.67%) Sun
5 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
5 1 (8.33%) Bloomberg
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) ForgeRock
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper
5 1 (8.33%) Reuters