The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Unix Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 75 78 75
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 18 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.19% 0.21% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.22% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 5
Median daily rate £420 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -15.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1443 1382 1188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.37% 95.38% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 818 774 675
Median daily rate £400 £363 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -5.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £261 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 34
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Unix Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Unix Administrator in the job title.

Unix Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Unix Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix Administrator across the Edinburgh region.

Unix Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Unix Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix Administrator across the Edinburgh region.

Unix Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 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 Edinburgh region featuring Unix Administrator in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Unix
2 22 (75.86%) Veritas
2 22 (75.86%) Solaris
3 16 (55.17%) Red Hat
3 16 (55.17%) Migration
4 15 (51.72%) Finance
5 14 (48.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (44.83%) Linux
7 12 (41.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 11 (37.93%) Law
8 11 (37.93%) Data Centre
9 9 (31.03%) Clustering
10 8 (27.59%) Oracle
10 8 (27.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 8 (27.59%) Veritas File System
11 6 (20.69%) Banking
11 6 (20.69%) AIX
12 5 (17.24%) EMC
12 5 (17.24%) SAN
13 4 (13.79%) Change Management
13 4 (13.79%) HPUX
13 4 (13.79%) Windows
13 4 (13.79%) HP
13 4 (13.79%) EMC NetWorker
13 4 (13.79%) Patch Management
14 3 (10.34%) SRDF
14 3 (10.34%) NetBackup
14 3 (10.34%) Oracle RMAN
15 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
15 2 (6.90%) Security Architecture

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (3.45%) Apache
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) BIG-IP
2 1 (3.45%) LDAP
2 1 (3.45%) NAS
2 1 (3.45%) SSH
2 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 11 (37.93%) Law
3 6 (20.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Data Centre
2 9 (31.03%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Unix
2 22 (75.86%) Solaris
3 14 (48.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (44.83%) Linux
5 6 (20.69%) AIX
6 4 (13.79%) HPUX
6 4 (13.79%) Windows
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Migration
2 4 (13.79%) Change Management
2 4 (13.79%) Patch Management
3 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.90%) Security Architecture
4 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) Java
1 1 (3.45%) Perl
1 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 8 (27.59%) Veritas File System
2 8 (27.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (10.34%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (10.34%) NetBackup
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.45%) Puppet
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (3.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 22 (75.86%) Veritas
2 16 (55.17%) Red Hat
3 8 (27.59%) Oracle
4 5 (17.24%) EMC
5 4 (13.79%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) F5
6 1 (3.45%) IBM
6 1 (3.45%) NetApp