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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 75 85 73
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 14 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.98% 0.21% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.22% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £420 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -15.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £367
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.50%
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
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
1358 1369 1144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.23% 95.80% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 746 685
Median daily rate £400 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 40
Median hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 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 28 (100.00%) Unix
2 22 (78.57%) Solaris
2 22 (78.57%) Veritas
3 17 (60.71%) Red Hat
4 16 (57.14%) Finance
5 15 (53.57%) Migration
6 14 (50.00%) Linux
6 14 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (42.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 10 (35.71%) Data Centre
8 10 (35.71%) Law
9 9 (32.14%) Oracle
10 8 (28.57%) Clustering
10 8 (28.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 7 (25.00%) Veritas File System
11 7 (25.00%) AIX
12 5 (17.86%) HPUX
12 5 (17.86%) Windows
12 5 (17.86%) NetBackup
12 5 (17.86%) Change Management
12 5 (17.86%) SAN
12 5 (17.86%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (17.86%) Patch Management
12 5 (17.86%) Banking
13 4 (14.29%) SRDF
13 4 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
14 3 (10.71%) HP
14 3 (10.71%) EMC
15 2 (7.14%) Security Architecture
15 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery

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 (3.57%) Apache
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) BIG-IP
2 1 (3.57%) SSH
2 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (57.14%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) Law
3 5 (17.86%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 8 (28.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Unix
2 22 (78.57%) Solaris
3 14 (50.00%) Linux
3 14 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (25.00%) AIX
5 5 (17.86%) HPUX
5 5 (17.86%) Windows
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Migration
2 5 (17.86%) Change Management
2 5 (17.86%) Patch Management
3 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.14%) Security Architecture
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) Java
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 8 (28.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 7 (25.00%) Veritas File System
4 4 (14.29%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) EMC NetWorker
1 5 (17.86%) NetBackup
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Veritas
2 17 (60.71%) Red Hat
3 9 (32.14%) Oracle
4 3 (10.71%) EMC
4 3 (10.71%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) F5
5 1 (3.57%) Sun
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago